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Part 2 of Study guide to Exxam ART 1030
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Art Appreciation 1030 Kyle Stoneman 1. Contrapposto a. The disposition of the human figure in which one part is turned in opposition to another part (usually his, and legs one way, shoulder, and chest another) creating a counter positioning of the body. i. Giorgio Vasari (name might be on exam) 2. What was the renaissance a. Period following the middle ages (1450-1550) b. “Rebirth” of classical Greece and Roman c. Began in Italy 3. European economic recovery a. Dramatic recovery of European commerce b. Important industries flourish in northern Italy c. The significance of printing and mining 4. The reigning philosophical school was something called a. Humanism: A system of thought and action concerned with human interest and values human beings have dignity and intelligence 5. Renaissance art a. The proliferation of portraiture and its significance b. The depicition of nudes c. Imitation of nature was the primary goal 6. Medieval art a. Art of medieval Europe: 400 c.e. to 1400 c.e. 7. Two art forms dominate this production: the icon and the mosaic. a. An icon (From the Greek “image”) is a religious work of art, most commonly a painting, from Eastern orthodox. 8. Medieval art had a strong contacts with Byzantium a. A result panel, painting, mosaic, and murals-media that had never made it north across the alps. 9. Judging by the eye a. Giotto introduced a new kind of realism by creating convincing spatial arrangements b. He angles the building removing side walls to reveal cubic interior c. The sense of depth is partly achieved in this painting by the diminishing size of the floor tiles. d. The receding 10. A “Hole in the wall” a. The system for representing three-dimensional space on two- dimensional flat surface th b. Developed in Florence in the early 15 century. 11. Portraits a. Individuality b. New wealth c. New sense of nationalism 12. Nudes
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