Limited time offer 20% OFF StudySoup Subscription details

ODU - ARTH 121 - Fall 2018 - Introduction to Visual Arts, Exam 2

Created by: Naya Reviere Elite Notetaker

> > > > ODU - ARTH 121 - Fall 2018 - Introduction to Visual Arts, Exam 2

ODU - ARTH 121 - Fall 2018 - Introduction to Visual Arts, Exam 2

This preview shows pages 1 - 4 of a 16 page document. to view the rest of the content
background image How to Analyze Works Of Art This lecture was in the Gordon Gallery and taught how to describe a work of art may it be a painting or statue. Having to break the piece of art apart to describe it to another person. Key Terms  ● Proportions  ● Rhythm  ● Lines: Diagonal, horizontal, & vertical  ● Scale ● Light ● Texture ● Space ● Balance ● Scale ● Space Describe Its Size  ● Is it large & small? ● What is it shape like? The proportions ● Start from the largest item & separate the piece ● Small pieces are able to control while large pieces feel overwhelming  ○ Ask yourself not if it is overwhelming but what is going on in this larger piece ● Rhythm ● Emphasis each thin on the work of art ● What is the unity & variety in the art piece Line & Outline  ● Soft smooth line clam v. jagged lines which give us a sense of anger or hardened  emotion. ○ Horizontal: Give a sense of calmness ○ Vertical: Stable & ambiguous  ● Lines can control a painting Line & Texture  ● Diagonal: like the letter V in paintings make us happy while ^ is more sad & depression Scale, Light, Texture, & Space ● Light: Paintings of sunsets are illusions. A piece that allows light to touch in all it places  creating shadows. ● Texture: What is the texture? The patterns, rhythm, unity, & diversity ● What is the process that helped get this pieces texture the way they are… ● What do you look at a piece of art for… ○ Symmetry, color harmony, & shape ○ Diagonal or lines ○ Scale ○ Proportion ○ Rhythm
background image ○ Pattern ○ Color: Saturated & high value (intense or bright) ● Balance: Radial Balance: Stick a pin in a picture & spin it. It will be the same. ○ Emphasis, subordination, & balance ● Scale: How small or big ● Space: Positive & negative space  ○ Negative space is important. It brings character to paintings. Makes it more  relatable & characterizes it ○ Symmetry  ○ Texture 
background image Art Historical Analysis  Representation of Space  Antiquity & The Renaissance  ● Artists work to reproduce the natural world as accurately as possible  ● Distant object appear smaller than near ones, this developed the system of linear  perspective  ● Seeing how detail & color blurred w. Distance, they developed the principles of  atmospheric perspective  ● Artist studies anatomy, even the dissection of cadavers, to fully understand the human  form  Space  ● Space interacts with the visual elements and helps give them definition. Those the  existence of negative and positive spaces. ● Three dimensional space has  height, width, & depth  Picture ­ Paintings ­ Drawing & Others  ● Two dimensional space only  height & width. There exists the picture plane and the  illusion of negative (ground) & positive (figure space) ○ Implied Space: Includes overlapping and position (foreground, middle­ground,  background) ○ Illusionistic Space: Includes foreshortening, linear, isometric, and atmospheric  perspective  ■ Maharana Amar Singh II with Ajit Singh of Jodhpur and Sawai Jai Singh  of Jaipur 1867 ● Includes implied space & overlapping  ● Artist were viewed as scientist  ● Linear Perspective  ○ Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper, 1495­97. Space: Illusionistic Representation  ● Isometric Perspective: Includes receding rectangle and cube are examples  ○ The Siege of Belgrade, Manuscript 1558 .
background image Foreshortening  ● Hans Baldung Grien, The Groom and the Witch, c.1540. ● Albrecht  Dürer, Draftsman Drawing a Reclining Nude, c. 1527. Anamorphic image/ Vanitas/Memento mori Hans Holbein the Younger, Double Portrait of Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve  ("The Ambassadors"), 1533, oil on wood, 207.0 x 209.5 cm., The National Gallery, 
London
○ Standing at a certain position would make the skull appear 3D Space: Illusionistic  ● Atmospheric Perspective: AS objects recede into the distance they become paler, bluer,  and less distinct.  ○ Bierstadt, The Rocky  Mountains, Lander’s Peak, 1863. ○ Detail, Gongwang, Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains, 1530.

This is the end of the preview. Please to view the rest of the content
Join more than 18,000+ college students at Old Dominion University who use StudySoup to get ahead
School: Old Dominion University
Department: Art History
Course: Introduction to Visual Arts
Professor: Agnieska Whelan
Term: Fall 2018
Tags: Art History, Art, and ARTH
Name: Introduction to Visual Arts, Exam 2: Review
Description: These note cover what is going on in the artwork during its prime.
Uploaded: 11/07/2018
16 Pages 143 Views 114 Unlocks
  • Better Grades Guarantee
  • 24/7 Homework help
  • Notes, Study Guides, Flashcards + More!
Join StudySoup for FREE
Get Full Access to ODU - Study Guide - Midterm
Join with Email
Already have an account? Login here
×
Log in to StudySoup
Get Full Access to ODU - Study Guide - Midterm

Forgot password? Reset password here

Reset your password

I don't want to reset my password

Need help? Contact support

Need an Account? Is not associated with an account
Sign up
We're here to help

Having trouble accessing your account? Let us help you, contact support at +1(510) 944-1054 or support@studysoup.com

Got it, thanks!
Password Reset Request Sent An email has been sent to the email address associated to your account. Follow the link in the email to reset your password. If you're having trouble finding our email please check your spam folder
Got it, thanks!
Already have an Account? Is already in use
Log in
Incorrect Password The password used to log in with this account is incorrect
Try Again

Forgot password? Reset it here