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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…
20 terms
Art History Terms
chiaroscuro
contrapposto
impasto
frottage
chiaroscuro
contrapposto
71 terms
Art history 101 terms
relief
in the round
carving
modeling or molding
the projection of a figure or part of a design from the backg…
free-standing sculpture, such as statues, not attached (excep…
(a subtractive method) requires tools to work hard materials…
(an additive method) uses soft, pliable materials such as clay
relief
the projection of a figure or part of a design from the backg…
in the round
free-standing sculpture, such as statues, not attached (excep…
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…
250 terms
Art history
Apollo 11 stones, 26 millennium B.C.E.…
Great Hall of Bulls, Paleolithic, 15,0…
Camelid Sacrum, Paleolithic, 14,000 to…
Running Horned Woman, Neolithic, 6000…
Apollo 11 stones, 26 millennium B.C.E.…
Great Hall of Bulls, Paleolithic, 15,0…
250 terms
Art history
Apollo 11 stones, 26 millennium B.C.E.…
Great Hall of Bulls, Paleolithic, 15,0…
Camelid Sacrum, Paleolithic, 14,000 to…
Running Horned Woman, Neolithic, 6000…
Apollo 11 stones, 26 millennium B.C.E.…
Great Hall of Bulls, Paleolithic, 15,0…
102 terms
Art History
clerestory a section of a building tha…
Karnak
Tutankhamen
Hatshepsut
a section of a building that rises above the aisles and allow…
Site of large temple complex
Pharaoh of Egypt around 1358 BC. His tomb was discovered almo…
female who ruled as Queen of Egypt (1473-1458 B.C.E.).
clerestory a section of a building tha…
a section of a building that rises above the aisles and allow…
Karnak
Site of large temple complex
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
87 terms
Art History
florence catherdral... Brunelleschi... renas…
Donatello... David... Bronze sculpture... Itali…
Donatello ... Gattamelata... Italian renaiss…
Verrocchio... Bartolomeo Colleoni ... Italia…
florence catherdral... Brunelleschi... renas…
Donatello... David... Bronze sculpture... Itali…
226 terms
Art History
Apollo 11 Stones, Paleolithic, 256th B…
Great Hall of the Bulls, Paleolithic,…
Camelid Sacrum, Paleolithic, 140th BC,…
Running Horned Woman, Neolithic, 60th…
Apollo 11 Stones, Paleolithic, 256th B…
Great Hall of the Bulls, Paleolithic,…
31 terms
Art History Exam 2 Terms
Etruscan Art
Lunettes
The Kabba
Pendentives
The form of figurative art produced by the Etruscan civilizat…
A semicircular wall area, framed by an arch over a door or a…
Represents the center of the Islamic world. Its cube like for…
The concave triangular section of a vault that forms the tran…
Etruscan Art
The form of figurative art produced by the Etruscan civilizat…
Lunettes
A semicircular wall area, framed by an arch over a door or a…
15 terms
Key Art/ Art History Terms
Genre
Relief Sculpture
Salon
Lithography
Types of art that include: history, landscape, portrait, stil…
A three- dimensional image or design that is attached to a fl…
(1) A large drawing or reception room in a palace or private…
A print-making technique. artist used oil based crayon on a s…
Genre
Types of art that include: history, landscape, portrait, stil…
Relief Sculpture
A three- dimensional image or design that is attached to a fl…
48 terms
Art history terms
Ambulatory
Apse
Atrium
Basilican church plan
A covered walkway, outdoors (as in a church cloister) or indo…
A recess, usually semicircular, in the wall of a building, co…
The central reception room of a Roman domus that is partly op…
In Roman architecture, a public building for legal and other…
Ambulatory
A covered walkway, outdoors (as in a church cloister) or indo…
Apse
A recess, usually semicircular, in the wall of a building, co…
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…
105 terms
Art History Mid Term
Aerial/Atmospheric Perspective
Allegory
Altarpiece
Arch
a technique for creating the illusion of distance by the use…
the expression (artistic, oral, or written) of a generalized…
a painted or sculpted work of art designed to stand above or…
a curved architectural member, generally consisting of wedge-…
Aerial/Atmospheric Perspective
a technique for creating the illusion of distance by the use…
Allegory
the expression (artistic, oral, or written) of a generalized…
42 terms
Art History Mid-Term
Cimabue - Madonna Enthroned with Angel…
Giotto - Madonna Enthroned
Giotto - Arena Chapel Lamentation
Duccio - Maesta
Cimabue - Madonna Enthroned with Angel…
Giotto - Madonna Enthroned
212 terms
Art History Key Terms
Style
Iconogaphy
Paleolithic Period
Mesolithic Period
the distinctive manner in which a piece of art is created or…
The images and symbolic representations that are traditionall…
Stone Age; (ca. 35,00-7,000 BCE)
Middle Stone Age; ca. 7,000-6,000/3,000 BCE
Style
the distinctive manner in which a piece of art is created or…
Iconogaphy
The images and symbolic representations that are traditionall…
48 terms
History of Art 2001 Final Terms
Orant
Parts of a Basilica and Central Plan C…
Pendentive
Intercessor
In Early Christian art, a figure with both arms raised in the…
A concave, triangular section of a hemisphere, four of which…
A "go-between" or someone who mediates on one's behalf. The t…
Orant
In Early Christian art, a figure with both arms raised in the…
Parts of a Basilica and Central Plan C…
55 terms
Art History
Pre-historic
Cave art
Venus of Wilendorf
Art Criticism
before written history
paintings, engravings, and art on the walls of caves and shel…
Female statue carved during prehistoric times and found in ca…
the process of responding to, interpreting meaning, and makin…
Pre-historic
before written history
Cave art
paintings, engravings, and art on the walls of caves and shel…
21 terms
Sculpture-Art History and Terms
Frank Stella
Louise Nevelson
Alberto Giacometti
Henry Moore
An American painter, sculptor, and printmaker who forms sculp…
An American sculptor known for her monumental, monochromatic,…
A Swiss sculptor who became famous for his tall, gaunt human…
An American sculptor known for reclining abstract figures cas…
Frank Stella
An American painter, sculptor, and printmaker who forms sculp…
Louise Nevelson
An American sculptor known for her monumental, monochromatic,…
33 terms
art history mid term
Contrapposto
A kouros
Kore
Stupa
thee disposition of the human figure in which one part is tur…
kouros (pl. kouroi)—Greek, "young man." An Archaic Greek stat…
kore (pl. korai)—Greek, "young woman." An Archaic Greek statu…
stupa—A large, mound-shaped Buddhist shrine. (435, 441, 442,…
Contrapposto
thee disposition of the human figure in which one part is tur…
A kouros
kouros (pl. kouroi)—Greek, "young man." An Archaic Greek stat…
76 terms
ART HISTORY Mid term
Aedicule
Allegory
The Annunciation, in art
Arcade
small shrine in a framed niche in which the frame gives impor…
a work or image meant to be understood as representing other…
Depictions of the archangel Gabriel informing the Virgin Mary…
A series of arches, carried by columns or piers and supportin…
Aedicule
small shrine in a framed niche in which the frame gives impor…
Allegory
a work or image meant to be understood as representing other…
84 terms
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
31 terms
Art History and Terms
Byzantine Art
Early Renaissance
Renaissance (High Renaissance)
High Renaissance
(Circa 330-1453 A.D.) Styles of painting, design, and archite…
A period of great creative and intellectual activity, during…
(14-17 century) The barbarous, unenlightened "Middle Ages" we…
A great explosion of creative genius, it is notable for three…
Byzantine Art
(Circa 330-1453 A.D.) Styles of painting, design, and archite…
Early Renaissance
A period of great creative and intellectual activity, during…
13 terms
Art History Terms
Controposto
Cupola
Cella
Amphora
natural twist of the body
dome structure on a building
area of a Greek Temple that housed the god's statue
two handled pot/urn
Controposto
natural twist of the body
Cupola
dome structure on a building
44 terms
Art History Module 8 Terms
Fauvism
expressionism
mimesis
Expressionism
style that focuses on color as an agent to show personal expe…
the outworking of the personal vision and internal experience…
the imitation or representation of aspects of the sensible wo…
art movement dominant in Germany from about 1905-1925 where d…
Fauvism
style that focuses on color as an agent to show personal expe…
expressionism
the outworking of the personal vision and internal experience…
43 terms
Art History Terms 2
all'antica
chiaroscuro
contrapposto
sfumato
"from the antique"... (of an art work) based on or influenced by…
an effect of contrasted light and shadow created by light fal…
an asymmetrical arrangement of the human figure in which the…
the technique of allowing tones and colors to shade gradually…
all'antica
"from the antique"... (of an art work) based on or influenced by…
chiaroscuro
an effect of contrasted light and shadow created by light fal…
56 terms
Art History Study Guide Terms
monotheistic
menorah
catacomb
tufa
is the belief in a single all-powerful god, as opposed to rel…
a nine-branched candelabrum lit during the eight-day holiday…
human-made subterranean passageways for religious practice
a soft, porous, volcanic rock that hardens on exposure to air…
monotheistic
is the belief in a single all-powerful god, as opposed to rel…
menorah
a nine-branched candelabrum lit during the eight-day holiday…
54 terms
Art History Final Terms
Wall with Torah Niche... from a house-syn…
The Good Shepherd, Orants, and the Sto…
Interior, Church of Santa Sabina... brick…
Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus... marble... Im…
name... location if applicable... artists (if known)... material... date…
name... location if applicable... artists (if known)... material... date…
name... location if applicable... artists (if known)... material... date…
name... location if applicable... artists (if known)... material... date…
Wall with Torah Niche... from a house-syn…
name... location if applicable... artists (if known)... material... date…
The Good Shepherd, Orants, and the Sto…
name... location if applicable... artists (if known)... material... date…
52 terms
Art History Terms Final
Orant
Relic
Nave
Side Aisles
a figure with both arms raised in the ancient gesture of pray…
body parts, clothing, of objects associated with a saint of C…
central isle, gives clear shot to apse
direct access to church
Orant
a figure with both arms raised in the ancient gesture of pray…
Relic
body parts, clothing, of objects associated with a saint of C…
51 terms
Art History Mid Term
Venus of Willendorf (c. 25,000 BCE)
Rhinoceros, wounded man and disembowel…
Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England (c. 255…
Tomb Interior with Corbelling and Engr…
Venus of Willendorf (c. 25,000 BCE)
Rhinoceros, wounded man and disembowel…
28 terms
terms Art History
Australopithecus
Paleolithic
Sculpture in the round
Relief sculptures
predecessor of humans, oldest known
"Old Stone Age", representation of human and animals
freestanding sculptures
raised above the background
Australopithecus
predecessor of humans, oldest known
Paleolithic
"Old Stone Age", representation of human and animals
25 terms
Art History Vocab Terms
Composite View/ Twisted Perspective
Composition
Freestanding Sculpture/ Carved in the…
Ground Line
part of figure is shown in profile and another part of the sa…
the way an artist organizes forms in a work
freestanding figures, carved or modeled in three dimensions
in paintings and reliefs, a painted or carved baseline on whi…
Composite View/ Twisted Perspective
part of figure is shown in profile and another part of the sa…
Composition
the way an artist organizes forms in a work
28 terms
Art History Terms
Neolithic Revolution
Mesopotamia
Ancient Sumer
ziggurat
the change in human society when humans first gave up being h…
Greek word that means "the land between two rivers" (Tigris a…
Made up of independent city-states. City states was an invent…
high, rectangular platform sometimes supporting a temple... Exa…
Neolithic Revolution
the change in human society when humans first gave up being h…
Mesopotamia
Greek word that means "the land between two rivers" (Tigris a…
42 terms
Art History Terms 1
TRIPTYCH
DIPTYCH
WINGED TRIPTYCH
ANNUNCIATION
art consisting of a painting or carving (especially an altarp…
a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on two panel…
More complex triptych.
The visit of the angel Gabriel to the virgin Mary to inform h…
TRIPTYCH
art consisting of a painting or carving (especially an altarp…
DIPTYCH
a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on two panel…
114 terms
Art History MidTerm
Italian Renaissance, Alfonso d Cambio,…
Italian Renaissance, Brunelleschi, Spe…
Italian Renaissance, Ghiberti, Sacrifi…
Italian Renaissance, Brunelleschi, Sac…
Italian Renaissance, Alfonso d Cambio,…
Italian Renaissance, Brunelleschi, Spe…
135 terms
Art History Terms
Renaissance
1350-1450 Events
Michelangelo vs Titian
Painterly Style:
means "rebirth"
-Modern Bank System... -Church Crisis... -Peasant revolt... -Black Dea…
= Linear vs. Painterly Style
Quick; visible; brush strokes
Renaissance
means "rebirth"
1350-1450 Events
-Modern Bank System... -Church Crisis... -Peasant revolt... -Black Dea…
56 terms
Art History Terms
Twisted perspective/ Composite view
Post and lintel
Cella
Votive offering
A convention of representation in which part of a figure is s…
a structure consisting of vertical beams (posts) supporting a…
The chamber at the center of an ancient temple; in a classica…
gift of gratitude to a deity
Twisted perspective/ Composite view
A convention of representation in which part of a figure is s…
Post and lintel
a structure consisting of vertical beams (posts) supporting a…
41 terms
Key Terms - Art History
Alloy
Ankh
Apse
Roman arch
a material composed of two or more metals, or a metal and a n…
an ancient Egyptian symbol, a cross symbolizing eternal life
a large semicircular or polygonal recess in a church, arched…
rounded arch used in Roman architecture
Alloy
a material composed of two or more metals, or a metal and a n…
Ankh
an ancient Egyptian symbol, a cross symbolizing eternal life
38 terms
Art history Mid term
Nanna Ziggurat, Ur (modern Muqaiyir, I…
Votive statues, from the Square Temple…
Head of an Akkadian Ruler (Sargon I?)…
Stele of Naram-Sin, Akkadian, pink san…
Nanna Ziggurat, Ur (modern Muqaiyir, I…
Votive statues, from the Square Temple…
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…
Western Art History terms
renaissance
Constantinople
feudalism
humansim
"rebirth" of classical ideas and beliefs
capital city of Rome
social system where lords would give vassals land in exchange…
the idea that it is our divine duty to perfect ourselves (put…
renaissance
"rebirth" of classical ideas and beliefs
Constantinople
capital city of Rome
98 terms
Art History 2 Important Terms
The Renaissance
Limbourg Brothers
Book of Hours
Tres Riches Heures du... Duc de Berry
A rebirth or revival. The humanistic revival of classical art…
The Limbourg brothers, or in Dutch Gebroeders van Limburg (He…
The book of hours is a Christian devotional book popular in t…
The Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry is the most famous and…
The Renaissance
A rebirth or revival. The humanistic revival of classical art…
Limbourg Brothers
The Limbourg brothers, or in Dutch Gebroeders van Limburg (He…
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…
66 terms
art history mid term
Detail of the Left wall of the Hall of…
Rhinoceros, wounded man, and disembowe…
Aurochs, horses, and rhinoceroses, wal…
Venus of Willendorf, from Willendorf,…
composite view, prehistory, Paleolithic era
One of the first depictions of man and possibly first attempt…
Ritual significance; The question of stylistic development
Paleolithic era... Ritual significance (child bearing)... Fertility…
Detail of the Left wall of the Hall of…
composite view, prehistory, Paleolithic era
Rhinoceros, wounded man, and disembowe…
One of the first depictions of man and possibly first attempt…
19 terms
Art History Mid Term
Virgin and Child with St. Anne- Leonar…
Last Supper- Leonardo (High Renaissanc…
Mona Lisa- Leonardo (High Renaissance)…
Tempietto- Bramante (High Renaissance)…
Virgin and Child with St. Anne- Leonar…
Last Supper- Leonardo (High Renaissanc…
44 terms
Art History Terms
Arch
Basilica
Bay
Buttress
A curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and typica…
Ancient Roman building that was used as a court for administr…
Any division of a building between vertical lines or planes,…
a projecting support of stone or brick built against a wall
Arch
A curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and typica…
Basilica
Ancient Roman building that was used as a court for administr…
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