Art 115 Terminology Review 1st part

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  1. Define Impressionism,
    a 19th-century art movement that originated with a group of Paris-based artists. Their independent exhibitions brought them to prominence
  2. Cubism
    an early 20th-century style and movement in art, esp. painting, in whichperspective with a single viewpoint was abandoned and use was made of simplegeometric shapes, interlocking planes, and, later, collage
  3. EarthArt
    The art ofaltering the natural environment to create earthworks
  4. assemblage
    an artistic process. In the visual arts, it consists of making three-dimensional or two-dimensional artistic compositions by putting together found
  5. appropriation
     is the use of pre-existing objects or images with little or no transformation applied to them.
  6. avante-garde
    refers to people or works that are experimental or innovativebenday dots, printing process, named after illustrator and printer Benjamin Henry Day, Jr., is a technique dating from 1879
  7. cameraobscura
    Greekfor “Dark” & “Room
  8. daguerreotype
    the first practicable method of obtaining permanent images with a cameraformalism, is the study of art by analyzing and comparing form and style—the way objects are made and their purely visual aspects
  9. frottage
    is a surrealist and "automatic" method of creative production developed by Max Ernst.
  10. salon
    professionalart society in Europe in the 19th Century
  11. cameralucida,
    is an optical device used as a drawing aid by artistsvideo, an electronic medium for the recording, copying and broadcasting of moving visual images.
  12. collage
    a technique of an artproduction, primarily used in the visual arts, where the artwork is made froman assemblage of different forms
  13. Colortheory
    is a body of practical guidance to color mixing and the visual effects of specific color combination
  14. Thephotogram
    the“camera-less” photograph
  15. En pleinair”
    Frenchfor “in the open air”; it refers to outdoor painting done on location
  16. TheFauves
    wild beast
  17. DieBrucke
    TheBridge” (Germany)
  18. Photography
    Greek )photos (‘lightgraphy (representation by drawing
  19. TheSilver Gelatin Print
    silversalts are suspended in gelatin and coated onto paper. When exposed to light,these particles form the image that you see. 
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Art 115 Terminology Review 1st part
These are the different terminology that were used in the 2nd half of the semester
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