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AHS 102 Exam 3 Study Guide

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The Rococo to Early 20th century architecture
History of Art Survey 2
Natalie E Phillips
Study Guide
Art History, Ball State
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AHS 102 Exam 3 Study Guide *Note: I was not in class on the last day of materials b/c of food poisoning. I haven’t been able to obtain the notes yet, so this study guide will not go over any material presented on Monday  Period Characteristics  Rococo (18  century) o Frivolity o Turn away from politics o Not serious o No major statements o Pastel colors  Neoclassism (mid 18 ­19  century) o Return to Greek classicism  o Sparked by the rediscovery of Pompeii o “Severe” classical style  Romanticism (mid 18  – 19  century) o Reaction to Neoclassism  o Went in opposite direction  Development of Photography (mid 19  century) o Seen as scientific tool at first o Artists and work influenced by industrialization  Realism (mid 19  century) o Paintings from real life (lived experience), not from imagination o Focus on medium specific art  Impressionism (late 19  century) o Capture the impression of nature o How light effects forms o Looking to ephemeral aspects of nature o Often used lighter/pastel colors when capturing effects of light o Loose, sketchy brushwork o Focus on modern technology and upper class leisure o Influenced by Japanese prints  Post Impressionism o Influenced by impressionists  Added more emotion  Made it more permanent o Two styles  Ordered, stable style based on lived experience  Expressionistic: based on the imagination Terms  Decentralization  Napolean Bonaparte  Fête galant  “Pompeii Mania”  Estates of the Realm  Empire Style  Gothick  Incubus  The Black Paintings  The Sublime/Pantheism  Positivism  Haussmanization of Paris  Plein Air  Japonisme  Medium specific art Questions  What notable thing did Louis XV do to decrease tension between the first and third  estates?  What was Cythera and what work was it related to?  How does the attendant serve a different purpose in Leda and the Swan than the one in  Artemisia Gentileschi’s Judith and Holofernes?  How does the viewer know that the relationship in The Swing is forbidden?  How did Louis XVI (and his wife) tick off the third estate of France?  What followed the French Revolution? (Term for all the beheadings)  Which person in Oath of the Tennis Court is responsible/big contributor to the above  term? Which person refused to vote? What to the figures in the foreground symbolize?  What symbolism was used in the Death of Marat as propaganda for the French  Revolution?  Why is it significant that Napoleon is crowning his wife in Coronation of Napoleon?  (What happened right before?)  Why is La Madeleine so strange?  What is the Neoclassical style called in the United States?   Why is Monticello so successful in the above term?  How did Gericault’s studies help him paint The Raft of the Medusa?  What is the story behind The Death of Sardanapalus?  What hints does JMW Turner give in The Slave Ship that this is a violent scene?  Why was The family of Charles IV perceived as an insult?  What was the most common way Caspar David Friedrich demonstrated his idea of  Pantheism?  Who were the three important figures that contributed to Positivism/new industrial life?  What is the different between a Daguerreotype and a Calotype?  What work was the precursor to movies?   How does Gustave Courbet convey generational poverty in The Stone Breakers?  Why is a dog disrespectful to have at a grave? What work does this relate to?  What limitations did Rosa Bonheur overcome to become a painter?  How did Japanese prints and photography effect Degas’ work?  What was a woman’s life like in this time period?  How did Mary Cassatt criticize the expectation of the women’s sphere?  Know how different artists (male and female) painted their own and opposite gender in  Impressionism.  Compare Olympia with Venus of Urbino  Compare Olympia with Spirit of the Dead Watching  How did Van Gogh view the city? The country?  How did Gaugin view the city? The country?  Why was some of Gaugin’s work problematic?


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