How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "art terms history ap"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "art terms history ap"

60 terms
AP Art History: Art Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
60 terms
AP Art History: Art Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
60 terms
AP Art History: Art Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
50 terms
AP Art History: Terms
Pylon
Hypostyle
Hierarchical scale
Register
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
The representation of more important figures as larger than l…
One of a series of rows in a pictorial narrative (Standard of…
Pylon
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
Hypostyle
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
266 terms
AP Art History Terms
plan
section
elevation
relief
architectural ... can include drawings, typically looking at a b…
architectural... also called cross section... as if the building wa…
architectural... as seen from one side... the facade of the buildin…
sculptural technique... to create the impression that the materi…
plan
architectural ... can include drawings, typically looking at a b…
section
architectural... also called cross section... as if the building wa…
82 terms
AP Art History Terms
cuneiform
cylinder seal
negative space
hierarchy of scale
-wedge-shaped script -Ancient Near Eastern Art
-Ancient Near Eastern Art
-empty space around an object or a person, such as the cut ou…
important figures were the largest and most centrally placed…
cuneiform
-wedge-shaped script -Ancient Near Eastern Art
cylinder seal
-Ancient Near Eastern Art
32 terms
islamic (+) art ap art history
Folio from a Qur-an, Arab, North Afric…
Sacred
Great Mosque Detail, Umayyad, Cordoba,…
horror vacui
Religious
fear of empty spaces
Folio from a Qur-an, Arab, North Afric…
Sacred
Religious
60 terms
AP Art History: Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
263 terms
AP Art History Terms
Plan
Section
Elevation
Relief
The horizontal arrangement of things in an area, or a drawing…
A representation of an object as it would appear if cut by an…
In architecture and drawing, a scale drawing of the side, fro…
Figures are either carved into a level plane or, more typical…
Plan
The horizontal arrangement of things in an area, or a drawing…
Section
A representation of an object as it would appear if cut by an…
27 terms
AP Art History Contemporary Art
Guggenheim Bilboa Museo, Frank Gehry,…
Zachs Hadid, MAXXI National Museum of…
The Gates, Christo and Jean Claude, 19…
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Maya Lin, 1…
Guggenheim Bilboa Museo, Frank Gehry,…
Zachs Hadid, MAXXI National Museum of…
71 terms
AP Art History Terms
Tympanum
Trumeau
Lintel
Archivolt
a vertical recessed triangular space forming the center of a…
a section of wall or a pillar between two openings, especiall…
a horizontal support of timber, stone, concrete, or steel acr…
a band of molding, resembling an architrave, around the lower…
Tympanum
a vertical recessed triangular space forming the center of a…
Trumeau
a section of wall or a pillar between two openings, especiall…
263 terms
AP Art History Terms
Plan
Section
Elevation
Relief
The horizontal arrangement of things in an area, or a drawing…
A representation of an object as it would appear if cut by an…
In architecture and drawing, a scale drawing of the side, fro…
Figures are either carved into a level plane or, more typical…
Plan
The horizontal arrangement of things in an area, or a drawing…
Section
A representation of an object as it would appear if cut by an…
AP Art History terms
Anamorphic image
Animal Style
Apadana
Apotheosis
An image that must be viewed by a special means, such as a mi…
A medieval art form in which animals are depicted in a styliz…
An audience hall in a Persian palace
A type of painting in which the figures are rising heavenward
Anamorphic image
An image that must be viewed by a special means, such as a mi…
Animal Style
A medieval art form in which animals are depicted in a styliz…
50 terms
AP Art History Key Terms
Pylon
Hypostyle
Hierarchical Scale
Register
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
A hall with a roof supported by a row of columns... Ex: Temple o…
The representation of more important figures as larger than l…
One of a series of rows in a pictorial narrative. ... Ex: Standa…
Pylon
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
Hypostyle
A hall with a roof supported by a row of columns... Ex: Temple o…
32 terms
AP Art History Terms
Fauves/ fauvism
Socialist
Art Noveau
Die Brücke
Expressed themselves through color. Colors were the main subj…
Art developed in the Soviet Union. Glorified depiction of com…
A style of decorative art, architecture and desgin prominent…
"the Bridge", group of German Expressionists formed in 1905 i…
Fauves/ fauvism
Expressed themselves through color. Colors were the main subj…
Socialist
Art developed in the Soviet Union. Glorified depiction of com…
11 terms
Ap Art History Prehistoric
#1 Apollo 11 Stones
#2 Great Hall of the Bulls
#3 Camelid Sacrum in shape of a canine
#4 Running Horned Woman
Namibia, Africa... 25,500-25,300 B.C.E... Charcoal on stone
Lascaux, France... Paleolithic Europe... 15,000-13,000 B.C.E... Rock P…
Tequixquiac, Mexico... 14,000-7,000 B.C.E... Bone
Tassili n'Ajjer, Algeria... 6,000-4,000 B.C.E... Pigment on Rock
#1 Apollo 11 Stones
Namibia, Africa... 25,500-25,300 B.C.E... Charcoal on stone
#2 Great Hall of the Bulls
Lascaux, France... Paleolithic Europe... 15,000-13,000 B.C.E... Rock P…
50 terms
AP Art History Key Terms The Big 55
Pylon
Hypostyle
Hierarchical Scale
Register
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
A hall with a roof supported by a row of columns... Ex: Temple o…
The representation of more important figures as larger than l…
One of a series of rows in a pictorial narrative. ... Ex: Standa…
Pylon
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
Hypostyle
A hall with a roof supported by a row of columns... Ex: Temple o…
60 terms
AP Art History and Portfolio: Art Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
50 terms
AP Art History: Terms
Pylon
Hypostyle
Hierarchical scale
Register
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
The representation of more important figures as larger than l…
One of a series of rows in a pictorial narrative (Standard of…
Pylon
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
Hypostyle
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
21 terms
AP Art History 250
Apollo 11 Stones... Nambia. c. 25000-2530…
Great Hall of Bulls... Lascaux, France. P…
Camelid sacrum in the shape of a canin…
Running horned women... Tassili n'Ajjer,…
Apollo 11 Stones... Nambia. c. 25000-2530…
Great Hall of Bulls... Lascaux, France. P…
60 terms
AP Art History: Art Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
148 terms
AP Art History Vocabulary
Anthropomorphic
Archaeology
Composite View
Composition
In the shape of a human
The Study of Artifacts
A view of the frontal and profile(side) together
What an art piece is made of
Anthropomorphic
In the shape of a human
Archaeology
The Study of Artifacts
472 terms
AP Art History Vocabulary
apadana
arch
arcuated
blind arcade
great audience hall in ancient Persian palaces
curved structural member spanning an opening, generally compo…
arch-shaped
arcade having no actual opening, used as decoration to wall s…
apadana
great audience hall in ancient Persian palaces
arch
curved structural member spanning an opening, generally compo…
60 terms
AP Art History: Art Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
60 terms
AP Art History: Art Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
60 terms
AP Art History: Art Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
28 terms
AP Art History Art of the Americas
chavin de huantar, plan (153a)
chavin de huantar (153b)
chavin de huantar (153c)
chavin de huantar, nose ornament (153d)
Designation: Northern highlands, Peru... Artist/Culture: Ch…
Designation: Northern highlands, Peru... Artist/Culture: Ch…
Designation: Northern highlands, Peru... Artist/Culture: Ch…
Designation: Northern highlands, Peru... - Cleveland Museum of…
chavin de huantar, plan (153a)
Designation: Northern highlands, Peru... Artist/Culture: Ch…
chavin de huantar (153b)
Designation: Northern highlands, Peru... Artist/Culture: Ch…
60 terms
AP Art History: Art Terms
action painting
allegory
Amphora
Anamphoric image
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
Definition: A two-handled jar used for the storage and transp…
Definition: an image must be viewed by a special means, such…
action painting
Definition: an abstract painting in which the artist drips or…
allegory
Definition: art that has symbolic meaning beyond literal inte…
26 terms
AP Art History Rome
.Fibula with Orientalizing lions, ... (.c…
Model of Etruscan Temple... (.16th centur…
Sarcophagus with reclining couple... (. c…
Aule Metele (Arringatore)... (. Early 1st…
.Fibula with Orientalizing lions, ... (.c…
Model of Etruscan Temple... (.16th centur…
26 terms
AP Art History Rome
.Fibula with Orientalizing lions, ... (.c…
Model of Etruscan Temple... (.16th centur…
Sarcophagus with reclining couple... (. c…
Aule Metele (Arringatore)... (. Early 1st…
.Fibula with Orientalizing lions, ... (.c…
Model of Etruscan Temple... (.16th centur…
50 terms
AP Art History: Terms
Pylon
Hypostyle
Hierarchical scale
Register
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
The representation of more important figures as larger than l…
One of a series of rows in a pictorial narrative (Standard of…
Pylon
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
Hypostyle
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
32 terms
AP Art History Terms
Anthropomorphic
Archaeology
Burin
Ceramic
having human characteristics
study of the ancient and recent human past through material r…
a pointed tool used incising and engraving
objects made from clay or other combinations of minerals bake…
Anthropomorphic
having human characteristics
Archaeology
study of the ancient and recent human past through material r…
68 terms
AP Art History Terms
sculpture-in-the-round
dolmen
corbeling
petroglyph
a sculpture that can be viewed from all sides
A free standing chamber, consisting of standing stones covere…
rock carving
sculpture-in-the-round
a sculpture that can be viewed from all sides
dolmen
A free standing chamber, consisting of standing stones covere…
10 terms
AP Art History: Terms
Pylon
Hypostyle
Register
Contrapposto
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
One of a series of rows in a pictorial narrative (Standard of…
The relaxed natural pose, or "weight shift" first introduced…
Pylon
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
Hypostyle
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
50 terms
AP Art History: Terms
Pylon
Hypostyle
Hierarchical scale
Register
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
The representation of more important figures as larger than l…
One of a series of rows in a pictorial narrative (Standard of…
Pylon
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
Hypostyle
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
82 terms
AP Art History Terms
cuneiform
cylinder seal
negative space
hierarchy of scale
-wedge-shaped script -Ancient Near Eastern Art
-Ancient Near Eastern Art
-empty space around an object or a person, such as the cut ou…
important figures were the largest and most centrally placed…
cuneiform
-wedge-shaped script -Ancient Near Eastern Art
cylinder seal
-Ancient Near Eastern Art
250 terms
AP Art History Terms
1. Apollo 11 Stones
2. Great Hall of Bulls
3. Camelid sacrum in the shape of a ca…
4. Running horned women
Nambia. ... c. 25000-25300 B.C.E. ... Charcoal on stone... The earlies…
Lascaux, France. ... Paleolithic Europe. 15000-13000 B.C.E. ... Roc…
Tequixquiac, central Mexico. ... 14000-7000 B.C.E. Bone.... The sha…
Tassili n'Ajjer,Algeria. ... 6000-4000 B.C.E. ... Pigment on rock.…
1. Apollo 11 Stones
Nambia. ... c. 25000-25300 B.C.E. ... Charcoal on stone... The earlies…
2. Great Hall of Bulls
Lascaux, France. ... Paleolithic Europe. 15000-13000 B.C.E. ... Roc…
50 terms
AP Art History: Terms
Pylon
Hypostyle
Hierarchical scale
Register
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
The representation of more important figures as larger than l…
One of a series of rows in a pictorial narrative (Standard of…
Pylon
A pair of truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the entrance t…
Hypostyle
A hall with a roof supported by rows of columns. (Temple of A…
266 terms
AP Art History Terms
plan
section
elevation
relief
architectural ... can include drawings, typically looking at a b…
architectural... also called cross section... as if the building wa…
architectural... as seen from one side... the facade of the buildin…
sculptural technique... to create the impression that the materi…
plan
architectural ... can include drawings, typically looking at a b…
section
architectural... also called cross section... as if the building wa…
31 terms
AP Art History Terms
In situ
Mortar
Pestle
Fresco
...
...
...
...
In situ
...
Mortar
...
20 terms
AP Art History Terms
I. Archaeology
I. Cromlech
I. Megalith
I. Menhir
Study of human activity through the recovery of material cult…
A circle of standing stones.
Stones that forms a prehistoric monument
Large upright standing stone
I. Archaeology
Study of human activity through the recovery of material cult…
I. Cromlech
A circle of standing stones.
47 terms
AP ART HISTORY
Woman of Willendorf... Prehistoric (Paleo…
Caves at Altamira... Prehistoric (Upper P…
Caves at Peche-Merle... Prehistoric (Uppe…
Lascaux Caves... Prehistoric (Paleolithic…
Woman of Willendorf... Prehistoric (Paleo…
Caves at Altamira... Prehistoric (Upper P…
82 terms
AP Art History Terms
cuneiform
cylinder seal
negative space
hierarchy of scale
-wedge-shaped script -Ancient Near Eastern Art
-Ancient Near Eastern Art
-empty space around an object or a person, such as the cut ou…
important figures were the largest and most centrally placed…
cuneiform
-wedge-shaped script -Ancient Near Eastern Art
cylinder seal
-Ancient Near Eastern Art
82 terms
AP Art History Terms
cuneiform
cylinder seal
negative space
hierarchy of scale
-wedge-shaped script -Ancient Near Eastern Art
-Ancient Near Eastern Art
-empty space around an object or a person, such as the cut ou…
important figures were the largest and most centrally placed…
cuneiform
-wedge-shaped script -Ancient Near Eastern Art
cylinder seal
-Ancient Near Eastern Art
48 terms
AP ART HISTORY TERMS
pylon
hypostyle
Hierarchical scale
register
(a pair; Egyptian.) temple of Horus at Edfu
(Egyptian) Amon-Re at Karnak
(Mesopotamian) Narim-Sin, lofty status
standard of Ur, palette of King Narmer
pylon
(a pair; Egyptian.) temple of Horus at Edfu
hypostyle
(Egyptian) Amon-Re at Karnak
226 terms
AP art history terms
Pylon
Hypostyle
Hierarchical scale
register
pair of truncated pyramidal towers flanking entrance of Egypt…
hall with a roof supported by a rows of columns-Temple of Amo…
representation of more important figures as larger than less…
one of a series of rows in pictorial narrative-Standard of Ur
Pylon
pair of truncated pyramidal towers flanking entrance of Egypt…
Hypostyle
hall with a roof supported by a rows of columns-Temple of Amo…
19 terms
AP Art History Greece
Dipylon Vase
Greek Temple
Doric and Ionic Styles
Temple of Hera I
Dipylon Vase. Geometric Amphora (masterpiece of the potter's…
Ground plan of a Greek temple. Main chamber: cella/naos. 6-8…
Doric: Masculine, larger shaft, column goes directly to base.…
Temple of Hera I "Basilica", 550 BC. Temple of Hera II "Templ…
Dipylon Vase
Dipylon Vase. Geometric Amphora (masterpiece of the potter's…
Greek Temple
Ground plan of a Greek temple. Main chamber: cella/naos. 6-8…
25 terms
Ap Art History Terms
Abbasids
Fatimids
Umayyads
Caliph
Member if Abbasid dynasty
A Muslim dynasty that ruled parts of Northern Africa, Eygpt,…
A member of a Muslim dynasty that ruled the Islamic world fro…
The chief Muslim civil and religious ruler, regarded as the s…
Abbasids
Member if Abbasid dynasty
Fatimids
A Muslim dynasty that ruled parts of Northern Africa, Eygpt,…
23 terms
AP Art History Terms
Contrapposto
Icon
Action Painting
Perspective
a figure pose which shows the human body twisted; usually the…
a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or a…
an abstract painting in which the artist drips or splatters p…
the appearance of things relative to one another as determine…
Contrapposto
a figure pose which shows the human body twisted; usually the…
Icon
a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or a…
1 of 10