Introduction to Visual Arts: Chapter 3 Notes
Introduction to Visual Arts: Chapter 3 Notes 115-01
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Stonehenge: 3100 B.C.E (south of England) May be marked as a graveyard or a ruling dynasty. Held meaning for the Neolithic community (New Stone Age) Themes: Exploring the elusive concept of “aboutness.” To consider some broad areas of meaning that have been reflected in the arts of many cultures throughout history. Provide a framework for exploring how complex a form of expression it can be. Eight Major Themes: The Sacred Realm, Politics and Social Order, Stories and Histories, Looking Outward: The Here and Now, Looking Inward: The Human Experience, Invention and Fantasy, The Natural World, Art and Art. Iconoclasm: Derived from the Greek for “image breaking,” it is used to describe a way of destroying images, especially ones set up for religious practice. One side of a debate that raged for over a century is the Christian Empire of Byzantium. This happens because rulers believe that their citizens are worshipping idolatry. Pyramids of Giza: There are 3 pyramids Served as the tombs for Menkaure, Khafre, and Khufu The largest pyramid belonged to Khufu Reflects the immense powers of the pharaohs Guernica: Pablo Picasso, 1937 Depicts an event that took place during the Spanish Civil War, when a coalition of conservative, traditional, and fascist forces led by General Francisco Franco were trying to topple the liberal government of the fledgling Spanish Republic. On April 28, 1937, the Germans bombed the town of Guernica, the old Basque capital in Northern Spain; it was simply an experiment to see whether aerial bombing could wipe out a whole city. 25ft long, 12ft tall, done in complete black and white with greys Robert Rauschenberg: 1925-2008, born in Port Arthur, Texas Lived in New York in the 1960’s Treated his canvas like a gigantic page in a scrapbook He found that the visual impact of daily life had outgrown the ability of any single image to convey it. Windward, 1963, oil and silkscreened in on canvas Originally wanted to be a pharmacist, but gave up on it when he flunked out of college. Paintings, prints, costume design, graphic design and more Spent his late years with ROCI, the Rauschenberg Overseas Culture Interchange, its goal promoting international friendship, understanding, and peace. Triptych: A three-section panel of paintings Katsushika Hokusai: 1760-1849, born in Edo (Now call Tokyo) Japanese painter and woodcut designer At age 18, was sent to be an apprentice to the print designer Katsukawa Shunsho Would often produce his artwork quickly, and cast it off to the floor. Once the house was too dirty, he would up and leave, along with his wife. He was indifferent to money, and even though he was successful, he often was starving. Aegean & Greek World Begins about 3000 B.C.E 3 major Aegean cultures; Cycladic, Minoan, Mycenaean Cycladic: Contained statuette figures of nude women like the Venus of Willendorf, though consisted more of abstract, geometric shapes We know almost nothing about the people who made their art. Minoan: Centered in Knossos Can be traced to 2000 B.C.E Name is created by the ancient king Minos, whose wife gave birth to the Minotaur Art left from this culture told us they were a lighthearted, cheerful people devoted to games and sports Toreador Fresco, 1500 B.C.E, features the Minoans special animal, the Bull. Mycenaean: Is called Mycenaean because it was formed around the city Mycenae. Flourished on the south coast of the Greek mainland From 1600-1100 B.C.E Built palaces and temples, but they’re most noted for their elaborate burial customs and tombs Probable the Egypt was also the source of their great supplies of gold, for they were the mast goldsmiths GREECE: Their political ideas serve as a model for contemporary Democracy Techne: things requiring a special body of knowledge and skill to make Egyptian art was influenced among the Greek artists and sculptors Statues of naked men and women for funerals were called Kouroi (men) and Korai (women) These statues were created during the Archaic period of Greek art. Sculptors worked hard to study the bodies of people and make their art become lifelike, which will lead to naturalism Men’s bodies were a form of beauty and open for public display. Women were confined to the domestic life, which means their bodies were not for display, either in life or art. The two life size bronze statues of warriors called The Riace Warriors were created during the Classical period of Greek art, from 480-323 B.C.E The Parthenon built in Athens, Greece in the Acropolis. It was dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena, it is a Doric-style temple. Made with Marble The last phase of Greek art is known as Hellenistic. It spread to Asia Minor, Egypt, and Mesopotamia, lands which had be conquered by the Greek ruler Alexander the Great Aphrodite of Melos, a statue of the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite.
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