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Art History II: Exam 2 Week 1

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Art History II: Exam 2 Week 1 ART 1023

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These notes cover the beginning of the information for Exam 2
History of Art 2
Benjamin Harvey
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Art History
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Date Created: 02/23/16
02/12/16 Leonardo Davinci  Vitruvian man  Wrote in his notebooks from right to left and backwards  Drew from observation, but took that and tweaked it to make it something  imaginary  Wonderful art­related quotes  Has very few finished works Leonardo da Vinci Last Supper Circa 1495­98 Fresco (oil and tempera on plaster)  Was working as a court artist for Sforza   The family Sforza was focused on the church: Santa Maria de la Grazi  Example of single point linear perspective  40% is original paint from Leonardo  Restored about 7 times Leonardo da Vinci Mona Lisa Circa 1503­05 Oil on wood  Commissioned for Duke Geocondo  Her real name is Lisa del Giocondo  Mona Lisa = My Lady, Lisa  Setting: sitting in an armchair with some architecture details behind her before  the landscape; probably in some sort of gazebo or open indoor space. Landscape  seems to be a reflection of her inner state/personality  Pose: Italian portraits were usually in profile, not ¾ like in the Mona Lisa. Arm of the chair is parallel to the picture plane so she seems to be turning to acknowledge the viewer  Using the psychology of presence: convincing the viewer that there is actually a  person there 02/15/16 Still Leonardo  Sfumato: smoky­ness, misty/hazy­ness caused by using paints with a high  medium to pigment ratio; glazes  Light and shadow Michelangelo  Believed that the human body was the extreme expressive unit in art Michelangelo David 1501­04 Marble  12.5 tons  Made to be seen from very far away, enhanced features (i.e. larger hands and  negative space around limbs)  Gilded in some areas (branch, sling and loin cloth) Michelangelo to Rome Michelangelo Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel (including the Creation of Adam) 1508­12 Fresco  5800 ft 2  Corners: Old Testament (x4)  Triangular areas (above windows and lunettes): ancestors of Christ (x8)  Spandrels: Old Testament Prophets and Classical Sibyls (x12)  Center: scenes from Genesis (x9); large and small scenes alternate  The Pope is a Rovere; their symbol is the oak leaf/acorn which are shown all over  the ceiling 02/17/16 Michelangelo Last Judgment 1534­41 Fresco  Commissioned for the Pope; Pope dies and the commission is continued for the  new Pope, Paul III Raphael Raphael School of Athens 1509­11 Fresco  Stresses major branches of learning o Theology o Jurisprudence o The Arts o Philosophy  Architecture reflects the look of the new St. Peters (built by Bramante)  Focused on the Western canon of philosophy 02/19/16 Bramante Tempietto 1502 Building  Tempietto means “little temple”  Commissioned by King Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain  Symbolically marking the place of Saint Peter’s crucifixion  Small building, not functional; important as a landmark Mannerism  What: painting sculpture and architecture characterized by: o Elongation, distortion, and human figure o Emphasis on artfulness and artifice over naturalness o Spatial ambiguity and instability o Stressing artistic difficulty  When: 16  century art emerges in the 1520’s  Where: Italy and France and generally Europe  Early examples: Michelangelo (Last Judgment) and works by Parmigianino Parmigianino Madonna with the Long Neck Circa 1530­33 Oil on wood  Elongation and distortion of human figure  Emphasis of artfulness and artifice over naturalness  Spatial ambiguity and instability  Given a sense of sexuality  Complex symbolism  Unfinished


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