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ART1309-005 Exam 2 Study Guide

by: Alex Olges

ART1309-005 Exam 2 Study Guide ART 1309

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This study guide contains all my lecture notes pertaining to this upcoming exam on October 12, 2016.
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This 7 page Study Guide was uploaded by Alex Olges on Saturday October 8, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to ART 1309 at Texas Tech University taught by Peaslee in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 81 views.


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Date Created: 10/08/16
Drawing (from chapter 2.1) Friday, September 30, 2016 8:55 AM • Drawing: defined as the depiction of shapes and forms on a surface, primarily by means of lines - is a fundamental artistic skill • Before we learn to write, we learn to draw ○ Providesprimal outlet for artistic energy and ideas • Artists draw to… ○ Define their ideas ○ Plan for larger projects ○ Resolve design issues in preparatory sketches ○ Record their visual observations • Drawing for a wing of a flying machine by Leonardo da Vinci ○ A sort of blueprint for da Vinci's flying machine wing ○ Da Vinci actually finished less than 15 artworksin his life  But had 100's of drawings in his journal (like this one) • Studies of the fetus in the womb by Leonardo da Vinci (1510-1513) ○ Da Vinci was Involved in many dissections, which was not seen as okay in this time (because of the church) ○ Da Vinci wrote backwards, like a mirror • Take On Me music video by a-ha ○ Combines real video w/ drawing • Studies for the Libyan Sibyl by Michelangelo (1510-11) ○ Served as practice for his painting, Libyan Sibyl  As indicated by "study" in the title  Part of the Sistine Chapel paintings ○ While the subject is a woman, the model was a boy  Highly inappropriate for a woman to model in this time • Medium: material on or from which an artist chooses to make a work of art ○ Ex: charcoal on paper, oil paint on canvas, etc • Dry mediums ○ Heads of the Virgin and Child by Raphael (1509-11)  A metal point drawing (or silverpoint) □ Took a piece of metal (silver in this case) and sharpened it to a point  Surface is then prepared (often with ground bones) ◊ Then drawn on, and a chemical reaction occurs, making the lines you see □ Makes for a very permanent, durable medium □ Not used much today, because of the pencil  Uses hatching □ The use of non-overlapping parallel lines to convey darkness or lightness and imply depth ○ Self-portrait in Profile to Left by Kathe Kollwitz (1933)  Charcoal drawing  Hand and face is detailed more,used the sharpened edge of charcoal  Arm is less defined, used the broader side of charcoal  Depicts the artist drawing with charcoal in the artwork □ (inception) • Wet mediums ○ Leaf from an album of bamboo drawings by Wu Zhen (1350)  Ink on paper  Manipulation of the brush can be seen  Manipulation of the brush can be seen □ The stalk of the plant is lighter, thinner (less contact w/ paper) □ Leafs are broad and dark (more pressure)  Taoism:Chinese philosophy that emphasizes the importanceof balanced opposites ○ Woman Seated in an Armchair by Henri Matisse (1942)  Pen and ink  Shows effectiveuse of contour line to add depth and volume • Icarus by Henri Matisse (1943-7)from Jazz series ○ A paper cut-out ○ After suffering a stroke, Matisse could no longer grasp things; could no longer draw  So did paper cut outs, which he saw as a form of drawing ○ Depicts Icarus flying in the sky after his wings melted from getting too close to the sun • Untitled (cut out-7) by Mona Hatoum (2009) ○ Tissue paper cut out ○ Connection to child-like themes because of the medium  But also a more darker theme with the soldiers Painting (from chapter 2.2) Monday, October 3, 2016 8:58 AM • Chauvet Cave in France (30000BCE) ○ Shows fairly realistic portrayal of horses • Cave painting from Pech Merle cave (23000BCE) ○ Made with pigment mixed with saliva • Painting on West Bank Wall by Bansky (2005) ○ Shows silhouette of a girl holding onto balloons floating away • Grafiti Removal Hoteline in London by Bansky (2008) ○ Painting just like cave paintings mentioned above • Support: surface upon which artist paints • Ground: coating applied to a support to prepare for painting • Pigment:powdered color ○ Taken from minerals, etc • Binder: a liquid that is mixed with pigment to make paint ○ Examples:beeswax, egg yolk, veggie oil, water ○ Today binders are more complex chemical substances • Portrait of a Boy (100-150CE) ○ Encaustic paint on wood  Pigment mixed with a hot wax □ Demands very sturdy support  Must work quickly before it dries  Quite durable manner of paint ○ Over 600 of these found in Egypt  Used as a portrait laid over the mummyafter death • Two Lovers by Riza Abbasi (1629-30) ○ Tempera paint on paper  Mixed with egg/egg yolk binder  Allows for great detail ○ Also has gilt paint  Like gold leaf/ gilded areas • Christina's World by Andrew Wyeth (1948) ○ Tempera on panel  Can see tempera's high degree of detail in grass, hair, and so on ○ Magic realism: everydayscenes are imbued with poetic mystery • Bull-Leapers from Palace of Knossos (Crete, Greece) (1450-1375BCE) ○ Fresco painting  Pigment suspended in lime water  Painted into a wall onto wet plaster • The Libyan Sibyl by Michelangelo (1511-12) ○ Fresco  Have to work pretty quickly □ Before plaster on the wall dries • Man, Controller of the Universe, or Man in the Time Machine by Diego Rivera (1934) ○ Fresco painting ○ Mexico had just gone thru its revolution ○ Governmentcommissionedartists to do some work ○ Began this work in New York, but was controversial  Finished it in Mexico City ○ Done in fresco to stay "for the people"  Painting into the wall, so can't be sold off  Painting into the wall, so can't be sold off ○ PortrayedRivera's communistideas  Left side shows capitalism, right side shows communism • Sloop, Nassau by Winslow Homer (1899) ○ Watercoloron paper  Pigment suspended in water  Creates light colors  Chosen for its expressivequalities, not detail • The Madonna of Chancellor Rolin by Jan van Eyck (1430-34) ○ Oil paint on wood  Pigment mixed with linseed oil  Takes a very long time to dry □ So you have plenty of time to edit  Allows for incredible detail Photography (chapter 2.8) Wednesday, October 5, 2016 9:01 AM • "Photography"comesfrom two Greek words ○ Photosmeaning "light" ○ Graphein means "to draw" • Collecting the image ○ Film: negative and positive ○ Digital: pixels, computer • Camera ○ Modeled after the human eye • Optics: the principle of the camera obscura ○ Camera obscura: Latin for dark room;darkened box with a lens or opening for projecting the image of an external object onto a screen inside • Camera obscura in cutaway view (1646) • Camera Obscura Image of the Pantheon in the Hotel des Grands Hommes by Abelardo Morell (1999) ○ Photo of an obscura in his hotel room • View from the Window at Le Gras by Joseph Niepce (1826) ○ First photograph ever taken ○ Took an eight hour exposure • Le Boulevard du Temple by Louis Jacques Daguerre (1839) ○ Friend of Niepce, further photography technology  Reduced exposure time from eight hours to eight to ten minutes ○ Called a "Daguerreotype"  Didn't capture any people (usually) because they had to be still for long enough to burn in • Halydrys Siliquosa by Anna Atkins (1843-4) ○ Cyanotype: camera-lessimage; photographic process using light sensitive iron salts that oxidize and produce a blue color where light penetrates and remain white where light is blocked • Sarah Bernhardt by Nadar (1865) ○ Portrait:image of a person or animal, usually focusing on the face ○ Nadar was first to open a portrait studio for the public • Portrait of Julia Jackson & Portrait of Thomas Carlyle by Julia Margaret Cameron (1863) ○ Amateur photographer ○ Wanted to show inner personalities of people • Sand Dunes, Sunrise - Death Valley National Monument, California by Ansel Adams (1948) ○ Landscape: all visible features of a countryside or land, often considered in terms of their aesthetic appeal ○ Artist thought the best photos had all seven values  If it didn't naturally have this, he manipulated the images in the darkroom • Earthrise by William Anders (1968) ○ From the Apollo 8 mission • The Artist's Studio by Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre (1837) ○ Still life: scene of inanimate objects, like fruit, flowers, or motionlessanimals • Pepper No. 30 by Edward Weston (1930) ○ Depicts bell pepper • Harvest of Death, Gettysburg, Pa., July 1863 by Timothy O'Sullivan (1863) ○ Photojournalism:the use of photography to tell a news story • Ten Year Old Spinner, Whitnel Cotton Mill by Lewis Wickes Hine (1908) Use photos to expose cruelty of child labor ○ Use photos to expose cruelty of child labor • Migrant Mother by DorotheaLange (1936) ○ Shows hardship of the Great Depression Film/Video and Digital Art (chapter 2.9) Friday, October 7, 2016 8:57 AM • Zoetrope: has a series of images inside ○ When spun, the viewer sees an animation ○ Same principle as flipbook, with each image a frame ○ Theory of persistence of vision • The Horse in Motion by Eadweard Muybridge (1878) ○ Set up cameras with tripwires that triggered as horse moved along ○ Made to settle a bet on if horse actually lift all their legs off the ground  They do • Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat by Lumiere Brothers (1895) ○ Audiences thought the train was coming out of the screen at them • Scene from the Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming (1939) ○ Film's use of color plays big part in its story  Like in contrast between real life/Oz  Yellow brick road  Red ruby slippers  Emerald city ○ IMAX: format for film presentation that records at such high resolution that it allows presentation of films at far larger sizes than the conventional one  In 2013,Oz became oldest film to show in IMAX • Still from Spirited Away by Hayao Miyazaki with Kirk Wise (English version) (2001) ○ ANIMUUUUUUUUUU ○ Storyboard:sequence of drawings, typically with some directions and dialogue, representing the shots planned for movie/TV/whatever • Still from Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope by George Lucas (1977) ○ Sfx originally done by small-scale models, not CGI • Bill Viola in production for The Raft (2004) ○ Made for the Olympics in Athens ○ Showed how traumatic events can bring people together


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