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Fine Arts week 15

by: Marina P

Fine Arts week 15 FINE_ART 101

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Fine Arts
Pamela Lee
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Marina P on Tuesday March 29, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to FINE_ART 101 at Washington State University taught by Pamela Lee in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 18 views. For similar materials see Fine Arts in Art at Washington State University.


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Date Created: 03/29/16
TOPICS:   ­  Ancient Egypt   ­  Ancient Greeks   Geometric, Archaic, Classical   Themes&PracticeTestQuestions   ­  Egyptian influence for Greek   ­  Greek statues more human­like, relaxed   ­  Different viewers: people vs. gods   ­  Culture influenced way presented themselves   ­  In the Narmer Palette, what is the purpose of the groundline?   ­  Why did Egyptians and Greeks pray to the gods?   ­  What is the difference between the Ionic and Doric columns?   ­  Who (or what) were the different audiences between the Greeks and Egyptians?   ­  Difference between monotheism and polytheism?   ­  Who practiced monotheism at this time? Polytheism?   ­  How are higher level people are represented in the afterlife?   ­  Art connected to religion   ­  Hierarchy of scale?   ­  Gods shown as human or animal   ­  How gods are depicted in art   ­  What purposes do groundlines serve?   ­  What are the main differneces between the Doric and Ionic orders?   ­  How were Greek statues influences by Egyptian statues?   ­  What are the main features and changes between periods?   ­  How did ancient Egyptian art change in response to religious change?   ­  How peoples relationship with gods effected the naturalism of statues?   ­  What is contrapposto?   ­  What features can you identify that made statues more naturalistic?   ­  How did gender effect architecture?  Post-Impressionists  Experiments in colour  Abstracted forms  Influence of Japanese colour woodblock prints  Expressing emotion rather than reality through colour experiments  Simplified forms led to greater abstraction; paved the way for modern art Cezanne  Several different perspectives  Reduced forms to geometry  Colour relationships were used to create planes and volumes and foreground background Seurat  Pointillism = viewer’s eye mixes the colours Van Gogh  Relationships between people and the space they inhabit  Expressive use of colour  Brushstrokes important  Japonisme = fascination with Japanese colour woodblock prints  Vibrant, emotional and expressive use of colour  Conveys emotion through his brush strokes  Shared his Yellow House with Gaugain; artist’s commune Pop Art, Earthworks  Importance of consumer culture in Pop Art  What is the role of an ‘icon’ in Pop Art?  Combine = hybrid painting/sculpture (see R. Rauschenberg’s work for examples) o Review Duchamp’s readymades  Earthworks focus on nature, out of museum space and issues of growth and decay  New styles of art, e.g. Feminist Art, develop in contemporary art. Not just one dominant style.


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