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28 terms
Western Art Terms
Verism
Concrete
Oculus
Coffer
Portraying the everyday person in a non-idealized way.
A mixture of mortar and pieces of aggregate.
Hole in the dome, open to the sky. Seen in the Pantheon.
A recessed, geometric shape in the ceiling.
Verism
Portraying the everyday person in a non-idealized way.
Concrete
A mixture of mortar and pieces of aggregate.
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
31 terms
History of Western Art terms
cella
ziggurat
register
relief
The chamber at the center of an ancient temple; in a classica…
A rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the…
cella
The chamber at the center of an ancient temple; in a classica…
ziggurat
A rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the…
History of Western Art: Terms
Pieta
Spumatto
Stylization
Romanesque
Virgin Mary holding and mourning over the dead body of Jesus
A smoky, soft paint rendering
To subordinate reality for purposes of design
Transitional style of architecture and art in Europe from the…
Pieta
Virgin Mary holding and mourning over the dead body of Jesus
Spumatto
A smoky, soft paint rendering
247 terms
History of Western Art Terms
Paleolithic
Lower Paleolithic
Middle Paleolithic
Upper Paleolithic
Old Stone Age - 2 million - 10 thousand BCE
2million - 100 thousand BCE
100 thousand - 40 thousand BCE
40 thousand - 10 thousand BCE
Paleolithic
Old Stone Age - 2 million - 10 thousand BCE
Lower Paleolithic
2million - 100 thousand BCE
61 terms
History of Western Art Terms
City-state
Fresco secco
Buon fresco
Giornata
City and it's surrounding land.
Dry.
Wet.
Sections of fresco (buon), completed in a day
City-state
City and it's surrounding land.
Fresco secco
Dry.
48 terms
Non-Western Art Terms
seal
axis mundi
bodhisattva
Ghandhara
the universal cosmic axis
seal
axis mundi
the universal cosmic axis
47 terms
Western Art History II Terms
a close inspection of the artist's use…
the description or portrayal of someon…
tells a story, either as a moment in a…
art that does not attempt to represent…
formal analysis
representation
narrative
abstract
a close inspection of the artist's use…
formal analysis
the description or portrayal of someon…
representation
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
55 terms
Terms: Western Art History Midterm
Form: Remember... Content: Abstract (holo…
in prehistoric cave painting... -use feat…
Post and lintel ... -basic early form of…
Corbeled arch ... -arch made of blocks ... -…
Monuments (Form & Content)
eidetic
Form: Remember... Content: Abstract (holo…
Monuments (Form & Content)
in prehistoric cave painting... -use feat…
eidetic
77 terms
Western Art-Terms (F)
Basilica
Nave
Aisle
Transept
...
...
...
...
Basilica
...
Nave
...
Art of the Western World II- Terms
Nave
Clerestory
Tympanum
Westwork
the central part of a church building, intended to accommodat…
Nave
the central part of a church building, intended to accommodat…
Clerestory
20 terms
History of Western Art Terms
Genre painting
Daguerreotypes
Paris Salon
Façade
daily life of ordinary people (kitchens, courtyards, brothels…
early photographic process (a photograph taken by an early ph…
official art exhibition of Académie des Beaux-Arts. It is Hel…
a large, superfluous area that is nothing more than a shell f…
Genre painting
daily life of ordinary people (kitchens, courtyards, brothels…
Daguerreotypes
early photographic process (a photograph taken by an early ph…
38 terms
western art music terms
Chant
Recitation
Psalmody
Hymnody
No meter Rhythm is free
Used for routine texts in service
Singing of Psalms
Singing or composition of hymns
Chant
No meter Rhythm is free
Recitation
Used for routine texts in service
147 terms
History of Western Art Terms
megalith
post-and-lintel construction
mortise and tenon joint
cuneiform
generally underdressed or rough-hewn stones
a space-spanning technique in which two or more vertical beam…
a joining technique used primarily in stonemasonry and carpen…
characters made by pressing stylus into damp clay
megalith
generally underdressed or rough-hewn stones
post-and-lintel construction
a space-spanning technique in which two or more vertical beam…
53 terms
History of Western Art Terms
composite view
cromlech
ground
found objects
mix between frontal and profile view; descriptive
arrangement of megaliths in a circle, aka henge
coating applied to a surface for painting preparation
images, materials, or objects as found in the everyday enviro…
composite view
mix between frontal and profile view; descriptive
cromlech
arrangement of megaliths in a circle, aka henge
39 terms
western art 2 terms
figure of a woman, cyclades
palace complex, knossos
bull leaping, palace complex, inossos
snake goddess
marble
crete
fresco
1600 b.c
figure of a woman, cyclades
marble
palace complex, knossos
crete
21 terms
History of Western Art Terms
Modernity/Modernism
avant-garde
en plein air
expressive post-impressionism
modernism= ... -rejection of enlightenment... -industrial revolutio…
"front guard" means the first to do or challenge something, c…
in plain air, interest in capturing light in different times,…
...
Modernity/Modernism
modernism= ... -rejection of enlightenment... -industrial revolutio…
avant-garde
"front guard" means the first to do or challenge something, c…
23 terms
Western Art exam terms
Baroque
Colonnade
Baldacchino
Chiarosuro
Art that has dramatic theatricality and elaborate ornamentati…
A series or row of columns, usually spanned by lintels
a canopy on columns, frequently built over an altar
Use of light and dark, especially the gradations of light tha…
Baroque
Art that has dramatic theatricality and elaborate ornamentati…
Colonnade
A series or row of columns, usually spanned by lintels
45 terms
Western Art Final Terms
altar
altarpiece
mensa
wings
consecrated table
a painted or carved panel or ensemble of panels played at the…
the top surface of the alter
the part of altarpiece where opens up
altar
consecrated table
altarpiece
a painted or carved panel or ensemble of panels played at the…
68 terms
Terms for Western Art Final
Abstraction Expressionism
Action Painting
Art Deco
Art for Art's Sake
A post-World War II art movement in American painting develop…
A style of painting in which paint is spontaneously dribbled,…
An influential visual arts design style that first appeared i…
Expresses a philosophy that the intrinsic value of art, and t…
Abstraction Expressionism
A post-World War II art movement in American painting develop…
Action Painting
A style of painting in which paint is spontaneously dribbled,…
28 terms
Western Art Test 2 terms
Loculi
Cubilica
Apse
Nave
Recess in an ancient catacomb or tomb where a body is place
small cubicle/room - mortuary chapels in the catacombs
A recess, usually semicircular, in the wall of a Roman basili…
the central area of a church
Loculi
Recess in an ancient catacomb or tomb where a body is place
Cubilica
small cubicle/room - mortuary chapels in the catacombs
58 terms
western art
mannerism... Michelangelo ... Vestibule of t…
mannerism... Guilio Romano... Courtyard Faca…
mannerism... Giulio Romano... Fall of the Gi…
mannerism ... capponi chapel... Fillippo Bru…
mannerism... Michelangelo ... Vestibule of t…
mannerism... Guilio Romano... Courtyard Faca…
37 terms
Western Art Exam 4 Terms
Neoclassicism... 19th cent
Romanticism... 19th cent
Realism... 19th cent
Salon... 19th cent
style characterized by renewed enthusiasm for subjects and mo…
emotions, drama/imagination, and color plays the dominant rol…
movement (esp France) where artists represented subject matte…
Annual juried exhibition of painting and sculpture in France,…
Neoclassicism... 19th cent
style characterized by renewed enthusiasm for subjects and mo…
Romanticism... 19th cent
emotions, drama/imagination, and color plays the dominant rol…
20 terms
Western Art and Culture Book Terms
Baptistery
Nave
Motet
Lantern
originally a separate building, but later a part of the churc…
the main, central space of a church.
the most important form of early music (Renaissance: 4-5 part…
a small decorative structure that crowns a roof
Baptistery
originally a separate building, but later a part of the churc…
Nave
the main, central space of a church.
51 terms
Western Art-Terms(M1)
Paleolithic
Ground Line
Twisted Perspective/Composite View
Perceptual vs. Conceptual
Work produced before 8000 BCE. Time of agriculture and cities.
A compositional format that symbolizes breaks.
Representative art of a form with multiple angles.
Perceptual is what we perceive with our eyes, while conceptua…
Paleolithic
Work produced before 8000 BCE. Time of agriculture and cities.
Ground Line
A compositional format that symbolizes breaks.
8 terms
Western Art Exam 2 - Terms
Bozetto
Pointing Machine
Camera Obscura
Collodion
first idea clay sketch
used to transfer the dimensions of a plaster sculptor on to b…
"Dark Room" early form of a camera but doesn't capture an image
printed image
Bozetto
first idea clay sketch
Pointing Machine
used to transfer the dimensions of a plaster sculptor on to b…
25 terms
Western Art Exam 2 Terms
Verism
Atrium
Concrete
Fresco
the artistic preference of contemporary everyday subject matt…
an open-roofed entrance hall or central court in an ancient R…
a heavy, rough building material made from a mixture of broke…
the art or technique of painting on a moist, plaster surface…
Verism
the artistic preference of contemporary everyday subject matt…
Atrium
an open-roofed entrance hall or central court in an ancient R…
19 terms
Art of the Western World Mid-term
Cross-inscribed carpet page, Lindisfar…
Saint Mathew, Lindisfarne Gospels, 698…
Chi-rho-iota, Book of Kells, late 8th…
Ambulatory and radiating chapels, Abbe…
Cross-inscribed carpet page, Lindisfar…
Saint Mathew, Lindisfarne Gospels, 698…
13 terms
Western Art 1: Final Terms
Quattrocento
Mannerism
International Gothic
Disguised Symbolism
Cultural and artistic events of the 15th century (1400s) in I…
Artistic movement against the Renaissance ideals of symetry,…
A style in art during the late 14th and early 15th centuries…
Symbolism that is not obvious at first glance (like the prese…
Quattrocento
Cultural and artistic events of the 15th century (1400s) in I…
Mannerism
Artistic movement against the Renaissance ideals of symetry,…
81 terms
Western Art History Final Terms
engaged columns
pseudo-peripteral
barrel vault
groin vault
a half-round column attached to a wall
engaged on sides (cella), free standing in front
A half round stone ceiling made by placing a series of round…
A groin vault is formed at the point at which two barrel vaul…
engaged columns
a half-round column attached to a wall
pseudo-peripteral
engaged on sides (cella), free standing in front
50 terms
Western Art I Final terms
Orant
Nave
Side aisles
Transept
A figure represented with hands raised in prayer.
The central area of a church
Aisles to the side of the nave
The arm of a cruciform church perpendicular to the nave.
Orant
A figure represented with hands raised in prayer.
Nave
The central area of a church
40 terms
History of Western Art Final Terms
Tenebrism/Tenebroso
Baldacchino
Treaty of Westphalia
Vanitas
Spotlight effect on most important figures; pronounced chiaro…
Ornamental canopy.
-Ended Thirty Years' War... -Swiss independence from Austria... -Ne…
Still life popular in the Netherlands during 16th and 17th ce…
Tenebrism/Tenebroso
Spotlight effect on most important figures; pronounced chiaro…
Baldacchino
Ornamental canopy.
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…
26 terms
Art 188: History of Western Art Final (Definition: Terms)
Tenebrism/Tenebroso
Baldacchino
Treaty of Westphalia
Vanitas
Spotlight effect on most important figures; pronounced chiaro…
Ornamental canopy
Treaty that ended the Thirty Years' War of Europe and... ensured…
Still life style popular in Netherlands during 16th and 17th…
Tenebrism/Tenebroso
Spotlight effect on most important figures; pronounced chiaro…
Baldacchino
Ornamental canopy
49 terms
Western Art Mid-term 2
Geometric
Late Classical
kouros/kore
meander
The style of the greek art during the 9th and 8th centuries B…
ca. 400-323 BCE • In the aftermath of the Peloponnesian War,…
Greek for "young woman" An Archaic Greek statute of a young w…
An ornament, usually in bands but also covering broad surface…
Geometric
The style of the greek art during the 9th and 8th centuries B…
Late Classical
ca. 400-323 BCE • In the aftermath of the Peloponnesian War,…
33 terms
WESTERN ART HISTORY 1A_FINAL EXAM_KEY TERMS
edict of milan
catacombs
catacombs
Syncretism
A proclamation that permanently established religious tolerat…
Subterranean networks of rock-cut galleries and chambers desi…
the merging of different cultures into one piece
edict of milan
A proclamation that permanently established religious tolerat…
catacombs
Subterranean networks of rock-cut galleries and chambers desi…
92 terms
Western Art History III Terms
The Rococo ca. 1750-1770
Portrait of King Louis XV
The Toilet of Venus
The Swing
-court nobility that had all moved to Versailles moved back t…
The Rococo ca. 1750-1770... Rigaud... -great grandson of Louis 14th…
The Rococo ca. 1750-1770... Boucher ... -Madame de Pompadour was th…
The Rococo ca. 1750-1770... Fragonard ... -the happy accidents of t…
The Rococo ca. 1750-1770
-court nobility that had all moved to Versailles moved back t…
Portrait of King Louis XV
The Rococo ca. 1750-1770... Rigaud... -great grandson of Louis 14th…
24 terms
Western Art History MidTerm
Post and lintel
Column
Piers
Pilaster
Horizontal structure that connects two upright, vertical posts
Round, free-standing units
Square, free-standing units
Pier embedded in a wall
Post and lintel
Horizontal structure that connects two upright, vertical posts
Column
Round, free-standing units
Western Art History Final
(24000 bce) Paleolithic
France (13000 bce) Paleolithic
England (3000 bce) Neolithic
Uruk (3500 bce) Sumerian
Woman of Willendorf
Bison
Stonehenge
Anu Ziggeraut and White Temple
(24000 bce) Paleolithic
Woman of Willendorf
France (13000 bce) Paleolithic
Bison
90 terms
Art Fundamentals - Western Art
art history
aesthetics
art criticism
formal analysis
an academic discipline dedicated to the reconstruction of the…
the philosophical inquiry into the nature and expression of b…
the explanation of current art events tot he general public v…
focuses on the visual qualities of the work of art itself
art history
an academic discipline dedicated to the reconstruction of the…
aesthetics
the philosophical inquiry into the nature and expression of b…
31 terms
Western Art II Renaissance Terms
altarpiece
atmospheric perspective (aerial perspe…
baptistery
campanile
a painted or carved work of art placed behind and above the a…
creates the illusion of depth by reducing the local color and…
A building used for the Christian ritual of baptism. It is us…
from the italian word campana, meaning "bell". A bell tower t…
altarpiece
a painted or carved work of art placed behind and above the a…
atmospheric perspective (aerial perspe…
creates the illusion of depth by reducing the local color and…
69 terms
History of Western Art 2001 Midterm Terms
Paleolithic
Ground line
Twisted perspective/composite view
Perceptual representation
works produced before about 8,000 BCE-the period when agricul…
in paintings and reliefs, a painted or carved baseline on whi…
a convention of representation in which part of a figure is s…
representation involving depth and shading; more artistically…
Paleolithic
works produced before about 8,000 BCE-the period when agricul…
Ground line
in paintings and reliefs, a painted or carved baseline on whi…
11 terms
Survey of Western Art: Roman
pseudoperipteral
pilaster/engaged column
chiaroscuro
pantheism
a temple with a front portico of freestanding columns and a s…
decorative flat, rectangular, or semi-circular vertical membe…
in drawing and painting, the use and gradations of light and…
belief and worship of ALL gods
pseudoperipteral
a temple with a front portico of freestanding columns and a s…
pilaster/engaged column
decorative flat, rectangular, or semi-circular vertical membe…
61 terms
Western Art Exam III terms
spolia
Petrine Theory
radiating chapels
square schematism
re-use of earlier building material or decorative sculpture o…
the Roman Catholic theory that Christ made Peter the first po…
In medieval churches, chapels for the display of relics that…
architectural design plan with square central crossing section
spolia
re-use of earlier building material or decorative sculpture o…
Petrine Theory
the Roman Catholic theory that Christ made Peter the first po…
34 terms
western art exam 3 term
three hebrews in the fiery furnace, ca…
good shepherd, catacomb of priscilla
sarcophagus of junius bassus
old saint-peter's reconstruction drawing
fresco
fresco
marble
rome
three hebrews in the fiery furnace, ca…
fresco
good shepherd, catacomb of priscilla
fresco
43 terms
History of Western Art II Terms
aerial/atmospheric perspective
altarpiece
Annunciation
Ascension
the fading of color in order to convey distance in the backgr…
a painting to be mounted at the alter of a church
an announcement made by the angel Gabriel to the virgin mary…
the resurrected Jesus ascends to Heaven in his resurrected bo…
aerial/atmospheric perspective
the fading of color in order to convey distance in the backgr…
altarpiece
a painting to be mounted at the alter of a church
43 terms
History of Western Art II Terms
Aerial/atmospheric perspective
Altarpiece
Annunciation
Ascension
Distance's effect on perception
Piece of art representing Religious subject suspended behind…
When angel Gabriel tells the Virgin that she will have god's…
Jesus ascends on his own to Heaven because he is returning to…
Aerial/atmospheric perspective
Distance's effect on perception
Altarpiece
Piece of art representing Religious subject suspended behind…
12 terms
Survey of Western Art: Ancient
subtractive method
additive method
ziggurat
battered
cutting into a material, such as stone or wood, to create a s…
building a sculpture on an armature or framework; may involve…
a temple tower in the form of a truncated pyramid built in di…
the inclined or sloped sides of a wall; ziggurat, pyramid
subtractive method
cutting into a material, such as stone or wood, to create a s…
additive method
building a sculpture on an armature or framework; may involve…
32 terms
Survey of Western Art: Greek
amphora
black-figure ware
red-figure ware
bilingual pottery
a two-handled jar used for general storage purposes, usually…
the technique of decorating Greel ceramic vases where the des…
the technique of Greek vase painting developed after black fi…
type of terracotta pottery that uses dual language or techniq…
amphora
a two-handled jar used for general storage purposes, usually…
black-figure ware
the technique of decorating Greel ceramic vases where the des…
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