Art exam 1

  1. The material and its accompanying technique
  2. What we see vs what it means
    Form vs content
  3. "Fool the eye"
    Trompe l'oeil
  4. The symbolic meaning of signs, subjects and images
  5. Works of art that have no reference to natural objects; or depict objects in simplified, distorted, or exaggerated ways
  6. These shapes resemble living things
  7. The physical bulk of a solid body of material
  8. Form organized in space vs form organized in time
    Spatial vs temporal
  9. The result of adding white to a hue vs the result of adding black
    Tint vs shade
  10. The size relation of one thing to another vs parts to the whole
    Scale vs proportion
  11. A full sized drawing made as a guide for a work in another medium
  12. Value gradations used to create the illusion of a 3D form; "light-dark"
  13. The three ingredients in paint providing color, adhesive, and thinner
    Pigment binder and vehicle
  14. Techniques in which pigment is applied to wet plaster vs dry plaster
    Buon fresco vs fresco secco
  15. "To cut into" the image to be printed is cut or scratched into the surface or etched
  16. "Dark room" the precursor of the modern camera
    Camera obscura
  17. The first satisfactory photographs printed on paper
  18. The editing technique of combining a number of very brief shits in the same frame, representing distinct but related subject matter
  19. A series of drawings or paintings arranged in a sequence and used to visualize major shots in a film
  20. The brief retention of an image by the retina after a stimulus is removed
    The persistence of vision
  21. Also called the roman arch
    The round arch
  22. Works of art made from assembling found objects
  23. Sculpture that is not freestanding but projects slightly from the background surface
    Low relief/ bas-relief
  24. In this sculptural process the mold is destroyed to remove the cast, thus permitting only a single cast to be made
    Lost wax
  25. A rigid inner suppprt for sculpture made in an additive process
  26. The order of Feldman 4 step method of art criticism
    • Describe
    • Analyze
    • Interpret
    • Decide/judge/evaluate
  27. Refers to making discriminating judgments about art that are favorable or unfavorable
    Art cirticism
  28. Critics who use this aesthetic theory value innovation and look closely at the use of visual element, design and materials, and techniques
    Formal theories
  29. Critics who use this aesthetic theory look at the environmental influences on a work of art: economic system, cultural values, politics etc.
    Contextual theories (aka socio-cultural)
  30. Artist centered aesthetic theories in criticism
    Expressive theories
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Art exam 1