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48 terms
Non-Western Art Terms
seal
axis mundi
bodhisattva
Ghandhara
the universal cosmic axis
seal
axis mundi
the universal cosmic axis
51 terms
Non-Western Art History Terms
Pillars of Ashoka
Ashoka
Axis Mundi
Brahma
Ashoka at Sarnath, India ca. 250 BCE... polished sandstone ... Asho…
Greatest Maurya ruler
...
the universal being
Pillars of Ashoka
Ashoka at Sarnath, India ca. 250 BCE... polished sandstone ... Asho…
Ashoka
Greatest Maurya ruler
6 terms
Non Western Art Essentials
The Great Wave
Seated Buddha
Yakshi from The Great Stupa
Dome of the Rock
1826-1833, Hokusai... personification of nature... striking contrasts
460 ... in situ carving... traditional Buddha iconography:... top knot…
3rd century BCE - 1st century CE... pose is like dancing... voluptu…
687-691... centrally planned... sacred rock where Adam is buried an…
The Great Wave
1826-1833, Hokusai... personification of nature... striking contrasts
Seated Buddha
460 ... in situ carving... traditional Buddha iconography:... top knot…
13 terms
Non-western Art History chpt 3 Terms
Bi Disk
Guang
Laozi
Chi
In ancient China, jade disks carved as ritual objects for bur…
An ancient Chinese covered vessel, often in animal form, hold…
Bi Disk
In ancient China, jade disks carved as ritual objects for bur…
Guang
An ancient Chinese covered vessel, often in animal form, hold…
73 terms
Non-Western Art
Great Stupa
Sanchi
India
Meditating Buddha
What is this piece called?
What city is this piece found in?
What region is this piece from?
What is this piece called?
Great Stupa
What is this piece called?
Sanchi
What city is this piece found in?
6 terms
Non-western Art History chpt 4 terms
Literati
Forbidden City
Yin and Yang
Lacquer
In China, talented amateur painters and scholars from the lan…
...
In Chinese cosmology, the principle of active masculine energ…
A varnish like substance made from the sap of the Asiatic sum…
Literati
In China, talented amateur painters and scholars from the lan…
Forbidden City
...
Non-Western Art
Seated Buddha Preaching the First Serm…
The Great Stupa... Sanchi, India... (Mid-Fir…
Bodhisattva Padmapani, wall painting i…
Shiva as Nataraja (Lord of the Dance)…
Seated Buddha Preaching the First Serm…
The Great Stupa... Sanchi, India... (Mid-Fir…
Non-western art history
Taj Mahal... South & Southeast Asia
Temple at Madurai... South & Southeast Asia
Akbar inspecting the construction of f…
Jahangir and Shah Abbas... Nadar al-Zaman…
Taj Mahal... South & Southeast Asia
Temple at Madurai... South & Southeast Asia
21 terms
Terms for India and Southeast Asia (Non-Western Art)
Samsara
Dharma
Jataka
Asceticism/Ascetic
Sanskrit for "continuous flow". A system of reincarnation in…
The natural law, its practice, and justice. In Hindu thought,…
Refers to a voluminous body of literature native to India con…
Severe self-discipline and avoidance of all forms of indulgen…
Samsara
Sanskrit for "continuous flow". A system of reincarnation in…
Dharma
The natural law, its practice, and justice. In Hindu thought,…
Non-western Art Terms Quiz 1
Cross through vedika and under torana.…
gateway on a vedika
Indian female nature; robust nude repr…
triple-flex pose; zig-zagging body in…
What would a visit to the Great Stupa at Sanchi be like for a…
torana
yakshi
tribhanga
Cross through vedika and under torana.…
What would a visit to the Great Stupa at Sanchi be like for a…
gateway on a vedika
torana
51 terms
Non-Western Art: The Americas
Temple of Quetzalcoatl... (the "Feathered…
Coatlicue (She of the Serpent Skirt)... A…
Pectoral-doubled- headed serpent... Aztec…
North American otter pipe... c. 200 BCE -…
Temple of Quetzalcoatl... (the "Feathered…
Coatlicue (She of the Serpent Skirt)... A…
16 terms
Non-Western Art Unit 2 Terms
Neolithic period
oracle bone
shaman
Piece-mold casting
was the wide-scale transition of many human cultures from a l…
shang period, used to ask different questions to ancestors an…
individuals that are able to enter self-induced trance states…
shang dynasty, the technique was used to attach small appenda…
Neolithic period
was the wide-scale transition of many human cultures from a l…
oracle bone
shang period, used to ask different questions to ancestors an…
16 terms
Non-Western Art Unit 1 terms
samsara
dharma (in Hinduism and Buddhism)
jataka
asceticism / ascetic
A system of reincarnation in Hindu thought described in the B…
The natural law, its practice, and justice. In Hindu thought…
stories about the lives of the Buddha
severe self-discipline and avoidance of all forms of indulgen…
samsara
A system of reincarnation in Hindu thought described in the B…
dharma (in Hinduism and Buddhism)
The natural law, its practice, and justice. In Hindu thought…
Non-Western Art History
Ka'ba
Great Mosque
Great Mosque
Folio from a Qur'an
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Cordoba
Samarra, Iraq
Kufic Script, vellum
Ka'ba
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Great Mosque
Cordoba
38 terms
Non western art: Africa
Game pass shelter... Kamberg... Natal Draken…
The Great enclosure... Zimbabwe... 15th cent…
Funerary post... Kenya, Giryama... Early 20t…
The Gospel of St. Matthew... Ethiopia, La…
Game pass shelter... Kamberg... Natal Draken…
The Great enclosure... Zimbabwe... 15th cent…
37 terms
Non-western art history
Islam
Five pillars of Islam
Muhammad
Hijrah
Submission to god
There is no god but god and muhammed is the prophet, pray 5 t…
Founder of islamic faith
Flight to Madina. 622 start of islamic calendar
Islam
Submission to god
Five pillars of Islam
There is no god but god and muhammed is the prophet, pray 5 t…
Non Western Art - 1
Harappan Civilization (Indus Valley Ci…
Mohenjo-Daro
Harappa
Harappan seals c.2300-1750/1500 BC
2600-1750/1500 BC
high western mound of Mohenjo_daro (c.2600-1900 bc) with 1st…
craft quarters... private houses and working platforms
Harappan unicorn seal (front and back) from Mohenjo-Daro. fir…
Harappan Civilization (Indus Valley Ci…
2600-1750/1500 BC
Mohenjo-Daro
high western mound of Mohenjo_daro (c.2600-1900 bc) with 1st…
45 terms
Non-Western Art Artworks
Great Bath, 2600-1900 BC, brick and bi…
Robed male figure, 2000 BC, steatite,…
Seal with seated figure in yogic postu…
Female figurine, 2600-1900 BC, terraco…
Great Bath, 2600-1900 BC, brick and bi…
Robed male figure, 2000 BC, steatite,…
28 terms
Art history non-western
Great Stupa
Life and Death of Buddha
Eternal Shiva
Vishnu Asleep
Great Stupa
Life and Death of Buddha
Non Western Art
Battle Scene
Angkor Vat
Chaitya hall at... Karla
Lion Capital... from Sarnath
Battle Scene... Medium: Detail of relief sculpture... Location: Ang…
Angkor Vat... Date: 12th century... Location: Angkor, Cambodia
Chaitya hall at... Karla.... Date: 1st Century... BCE to 1st Century... C…
Lion Capital... from Sarnath... Date: c. 250 B.C.E... Medium: Sandston…
Battle Scene
Battle Scene... Medium: Detail of relief sculpture... Location: Ang…
Angkor Vat
Angkor Vat... Date: 12th century... Location: Angkor, Cambodia
51 terms
NON WESTERN ART
AFRICA, PREHISTORIC, RUNNING HORNED WO…
AFRICA, NOK, HEAD, 200 A.D.
Africa, IGBO UKWU, EQUESTRAIN FIGURE O…
AFRICA, IGBO UKWU, MBARI HOUSE, 20TH C.
AFRICA, PREHISTORIC, RUNNING HORNED WO…
AFRICA, NOK, HEAD, 200 A.D.
9 terms
Western vs Non Western Art
Western Art
Non-Western Art
Western Art
Non-Western Art
Considers the importance of the artist as an individual
Historically blurs distinction between fine and functional ar…
Based on perceptual illusion of the three-dimensional real wo…
Not based on artist as celebrity or importance of the individ…
Western Art
Considers the importance of the artist as an individual
Non-Western Art
Historically blurs distinction between fine and functional ar…
Non-Western Civilizations
emperor
Forbidden city
geisha
junks
...
imperial palace built by Ming emperors
Japanese entertainers
Chinese sea-going ships
emperor
...
Forbidden city
imperial palace built by Ming emperors
Non-western Civilizations
Modern Civilizations
The Great Game
Qing Dynasty
India
-Enlightened... -Inquiry... -Consumerism... -Industry... -Freedom
-Afghanistan... -cultural ignorance
-1644-1911-12... -Manchu Dynasties ... -Banner men, ponytails... -Peak…
-Moguis to Raj... -Medieval descendents of Tamerlane... -Akbar the…
Modern Civilizations
-Enlightened... -Inquiry... -Consumerism... -Industry... -Freedom
The Great Game
-Afghanistan... -cultural ignorance
65 terms
Non Western Art
1-2 Great Bath, Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan…
1-3 Robed Male Figure,Mohenjo-daro, Pa…
1-4 Nude Male Torso, Harappa, Pakistan…
1-5 Seal with Seated Figure Mohenjo-da…
1-2 Great Bath, Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan…
1-3 Robed Male Figure,Mohenjo-daro, Pa…
Non-Western Art History Terms Quiz 1
torii
kami
katuog
chigi
a gate to a shinto shrine (passing through symbolizes rebirth…
shinto nature spirits... [Japan]
weights on the ridgepole ... [Japan]
antenna looking things coming off the ridgepole... [Japan]
torii
a gate to a shinto shrine (passing through symbolizes rebirth…
kami
shinto nature spirits... [Japan]
120 terms
Art in Western Civilization Final Test
human anatomy
he wanted to keep his paintings as tru…
Da Vinci wanted to publish illustrated…
Milan, Italy... 1489
Name the scientific field in which Leonardo da Vinci "most ex…
Why did Leonardo da Vinci research the human body?
Other than paintings, hat did Leonardo da Vinci want to do wi…
In what city did Leonardo da Vinci begin his work on anatomic…
human anatomy
Name the scientific field in which Leonardo da Vinci "most ex…
he wanted to keep his paintings as tru…
Why did Leonardo da Vinci research the human body?
50 terms
Non-Western Art Midterm
What is Buddhism?
Who is Buddha?
How is Buddhism Unique?
Birth of Shakyamuni
It derives from the teachings of a historical man called Shak…
A person enlightened by the universal law.
1. Primitive Religions: phenomenon in nature... 2. Ancient Relig…
He was born into a royal family in Northern India Kingdom. 10…
What is Buddhism?
It derives from the teachings of a historical man called Shak…
Who is Buddha?
A person enlightened by the universal law.
Art 2430 non- western art
BCE
CE
C.
Iconography
Before common era
Common Era
circa, about
the study of images and symbos used in a work of art
BCE
Before common era
CE
Common Era
Western/Non-classical art
Merovingian Brooch
Ship from Oseberg
Ship burial in Sutton Hoo
Stave Church
Mid 6th c... From Jouy-le-Comte... Focus on abstract design + patte…
815-825... Found w two women, w all equipment... -objects, looms, e…
615... Anglo-Saxxon... Burial of King Riedvald... Empty shrine?... Contai…
1130... In Urnes, Norway (fjords)... Made of wood... Shows animal inte…
Merovingian Brooch
Mid 6th c... From Jouy-le-Comte... Focus on abstract design + patte…
Ship from Oseberg
815-825... Found w two women, w all equipment... -objects, looms, e…
Non-Western Civilizations
What are the six characteristics of a…
What are the five themes of geography?…
The Sahara is a large desert located o…
How did the Qin dynasty prevent nomadi…
Cities, Government, Religion, Social Structure, Writing, and…
Place, Location, Movement, Region, and Human-Environment Inte…
Africa
They built a great wall
What are the six characteristics of a…
Cities, Government, Religion, Social Structure, Writing, and…
What are the five themes of geography?…
Place, Location, Movement, Region, and Human-Environment Inte…
100 terms
Non-Western Civilization Midterms
Difference prehistory and history
Culture define and advantage of farmin…
4 great river valley civilizations
5 characteristics of civilization
pre-history: before written record... history: having written re…
1.)way of life... 2.)farming less labor/ended need to be nomadic…
1.)tigres and euphrates river valley(mesopotamia)... 2.)Indus ri…
1.)government... 2.)religion... 3.)division of labor/jobs... 4.class s…
Difference prehistory and history
pre-history: before written record... history: having written re…
Culture define and advantage of farmin…
1.)way of life... 2.)farming less labor/ended need to be nomadic…
36 terms
Non Western Art Test
The Great Stupa-Indian
Funeral Banner of Lady Dai-Chinese
Navajo Blanket- Native American
Olmec Head- Pre Columbian
The Great Stupa-Indian
Funeral Banner of Lady Dai-Chinese
Arts in Western Civilization Music Terms
beat
duration
meter
free rhythm
the basic unit of length in musical time
the length of time taken by a given musical event (usually me…
the grouping of beats into regular patterns of strong and wea…
has no recurring patterns, e.g. normal speaking
beat
the basic unit of length in musical time
duration
the length of time taken by a given musical event (usually me…
Non western art: Africa
Game pass shelter... Kamberg... Natal Draken…
The Great enclosure... Zimbabwe... 15th cent…
Funerary post... Kenya, Giryama... Early 20t…
The Gospel of St. Matthew... Ethiopia, La…
Game pass shelter... Kamberg... Natal Draken…
The Great enclosure... Zimbabwe... 15th cent…
Non-Western Art Chart
Great Stupa of Sanchi (Buddhist)... Madhy…
Lakshmana Temple (Hindu)... Khajuraho, In…
Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja)... Hind…
Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to K…
Great Stupa of Sanchi (Buddhist)... Madhy…
Lakshmana Temple (Hindu)... Khajuraho, In…
Non-Western Art Test 1
Chi Wara
Diaspora
Gelede
Nkisi Nkondi
mythic farming beast of Mali
"scattering or sowing of seeds"... refers to any people/ethnic p…
Yoruba ceremony which honors the women elders or "mothers", a…
"hunter" figures from Central Africa linked to the Kongo trib…
Chi Wara
mythic farming beast of Mali
Diaspora
"scattering or sowing of seeds"... refers to any people/ethnic p…
Non Western Art/Aesthetics
Islamic Art
Buddhism
Bodhisattvas
Assembly Hall Carvings
570-632ce Inspired by the Qur'ran teaching of Allah. Images s…
Known for their many sculptures of Buddha, carved in styles t…
Illustrations and pictorial arts of these people were common,…
Carved monumental rock-cut replicas of their assembly halls s…
Islamic Art
570-632ce Inspired by the Qur'ran teaching of Allah. Images s…
Buddhism
Known for their many sculptures of Buddha, carved in styles t…
Non-western Art History
Chi Wara
Diaspora
Gelede
Nkisi Nkondi
mythic farming beast of Mali
Used to refer to any people or ethnic population who are forc…
Yoruba ceremony that honors the women elders or "mothers",... an…
"hunter" figures from Central Africa, linked to the Kongo tri…
Chi Wara
mythic farming beast of Mali
Diaspora
Used to refer to any people or ethnic population who are forc…
30 terms
Vocab for Non Western Art
relief
Bodhisattva
samsara
stupa
Figures projecting from a background of which they are part
person who has attained enlightenment but stay back to help o…
hindu belief of rebirth into a succession of lives
buddhist shrine
relief
Figures projecting from a background of which they are part
Bodhisattva
person who has attained enlightenment but stay back to help o…
Non-Western Arts Vocabulary
Stupa
Torana
Harmika
Live Rock
a large, mound-shaped Buddhist shrine.
a gateway in stone fence around a stupa, located at the cardi…
an umbrella-shaped, encloses an area surmounting the dome of…
architecture cut into mountains
Stupa
a large, mound-shaped Buddhist shrine.
Torana
a gateway in stone fence around a stupa, located at the cardi…
30 terms
non western art
atlatl
bunjin-ga
congregational mosque
first nations
spear thrower
"literati paintings"
a city's main mosque designed to accomodate the entire muslim…
aboiginal peoples in canada
atlatl
spear thrower
bunjin-ga
"literati paintings"
27 terms
Art history non western
Seated Buddha ... Preaching the first ser…
Longnam caves?
Meditating Buddha from Pakistan ... Buddh…
The great stupa from sanchi, India ... Bu…
...
...
...
...
Seated Buddha ... Preaching the first ser…
...
Longnam caves?
...
58 terms
Non-Western Art Vocab
Bodhi Tree
Bodhisattva
Buddha
Chakra
a sacred fig tree in india that Siddhartha Guatama is said to…
a person who has attained enlightenment but who has postponed…
"awakened one." Siddhartha Gautama and all others who have ex…
Concentrated areas of energy alinged vertically in the body t…
Bodhi Tree
a sacred fig tree in india that Siddhartha Guatama is said to…
Bodhisattva
a person who has attained enlightenment but who has postponed…
67 terms
Non-Western Art 1
Trefoils
Boss
Yoga
Vedas
...
...
...
...
Trefoils
...
Boss
...
36 terms
Non-Western Art
Composite View
Scarification
Monolith
Pueblo
convention of representation in which part of a figure is sho…
decorative markings on the human body made by cutting or pier…
stone column shaft that is all in one piece; large, single bl…
communal multistoried dwelling made of stone or adobe brick b…
Composite View
convention of representation in which part of a figure is sho…
Scarification
decorative markings on the human body made by cutting or pier…
62 terms
Non-Western Art Intro
Personal Style
Chronology
Physical Evidence
Documentary Evidence
an individual artist's unique manner.
The dating of art objects and buildings.
The examination of the materials used to produce an artwork i…
the examination of written sources in order to determine the…
Personal Style
an individual artist's unique manner.
Chronology
The dating of art objects and buildings.
Non-Western Art: The Americas
Temple of Quetzalcoatl... (the "Feathered…
Coatlicue (She of the Serpent Skirt)... A…
Pectoral-doubled- headed serpent... Aztec…
North American otter pipe... c. 200 BCE -…
Temple of Quetzalcoatl... (the "Feathered…
Coatlicue (She of the Serpent Skirt)... A…
Art and Non-Western Societies
Amarna Period
Stylization
Stepped Pyramid of Djoser/Zoser
Giza Sphinx
attempt to altar Egyptian religion
chooses design over depicting; more thought
Built during the 27th Century, traditional matasba built onto…
mythical creature with a human and lion body. Represents stre…
Amarna Period
attempt to altar Egyptian religion
Stylization
chooses design over depicting; more thought
77 terms
Non-Western Art (China)
Earthenware
Slip
Motifs
Naturalistic
A porous form of pottery fired at low temperatures (6Neo, 7Dyn)
A semiliquid clay, used to join clay elements or, with the ad…
Repeating patterns or shapes (6Neo)
Artistic styles that focus on capturing realistic proportions…
Earthenware
A porous form of pottery fired at low temperatures (6Neo, 7Dyn)
Slip
A semiliquid clay, used to join clay elements or, with the ad…
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