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Sublime
If captured an immentsity so large that it could hardly be comprehneded by the imganiation
Yin
nuturing/passive...represented by the earth in general and by the cool moist valleys of the landscapes
Yang
generative and active-represented by the sun and moutains
Yin/yang
represents unity w/in a diversity, opp. organized in perfect harmony
Corroboree
a system of beliefs unlike that of most other religons in the world
Earth work
An enviro that is made w/ materials and made editing the visual cortex
Reception
external stiumli enter the nervous system through our eyes and see light
Extraction
retina takes in info and simplies
Inferences
what is processed-extracts info from from visual cortex and retina sends it
shape
flat- 2 dimensions-closed area line texture color
mass
3 dimensions takes up space can be closed/open
organic shape
free formed, found in nature (smithson)
geometric shape
squares, circles--easily identifiable measures-reg shapes
positive space
figure (smithson-swirl
negative space
ground (Smithson--water
linear perspective
frontal recession
were part of the composition
vanishing point
point where all lines confirm
vantage point
off 2 the side--pushes viewer away
the world as artist see it
record the world
give visible/tanget form 2 ideas, philosphoes, or feelings
reveal hidden or universal truths
help us c the world in a new/innovative way
texture
scuclptures, suface quuality of work
impasto
thick, bumpy, paint
frontagge
put a sheet of paper of texture and rob across w/ penic
pattern
repettive motif or design
optical painting
op art
an art style popular in the 60s
lines and colors r used to manupule the line and the color 2 believe there is movement
kinetic
art that moves
implied texture
(van eyck--w/ light reflection)
line created by movement(fing pointing or a glance
aesthetics
pertaining 2 the appreciation of art of the beautiful
aesthietic experience
HOLLISTIC EXPERIENCE PROlonged @ a state of well being connectiongs belonging, inspiration
asethic inquiry
process of claring and answering questions about the nature
genre painting
in paiinutings such depecitions of everyday life and value of art
surrealism
style of art in the 20th century that emphasizies dream imagery chance operations and rapid thoughtless forms of notation
(check 2 see def
impressionism
late 19th century art movement
discontionues strokes of color meant to reproduce the effects of light
vanitas
a kind of still life painting designed 2 remind us of the vanity or frirolous quiualty of the vanity of human existance
compostion
organized of the formal elements in a work of art
contour line
visible border of an object in space
autographic line
line distincts the artist who employs it and is therefor recognised as a kind of signature style
analytic line
math, precise and rationally organized
veritcal horizontal grid as oppsed 2 expressive
romatic line
dramatic, emotional and subjective art arising in the eary 19th century in opposition 2 the austre discpline of neoclassism
expressive line
kind of line that seems 2 spring directly from the art lists emotional/feelings--llose, gestures and energetic
emptomised by curvlinear forms--oppsed 2 analytic and classic
public art
art in public put so much money towards art
(tilted art) very contro and removed
visual literacy
the ability to recognize and understand ideas conveyed through visible actions or images
calligraphy.
artistic, stylized, or elegant handwriting or lettering b : the art of producing such writing
form
the shape and structure of something as distinguished from its material
illusionist.
one who produces illusory effects: as
representation.
ne that represents : as a : an artistic likeness or image b (1) : a statement or account made to influence opinion or action (2) : an incidental or collateral statement of fact on the faith of which a contract is entered into
suprematism.
an early 20th century art movement in Russia producing abstract works featuring flat geometric forms
style
a distinctive manner of expression
ethnocentric.
haracterized by or based on the attitude that one's own group is superior
mudra
one of the symbolic hand gestures used in religious ceremonies and dances of India
check vcab
motif
a usually recurring salient thematic element (as in the arts); especially : a dominant idea or central theme
2 : a single or repeated design or colo
subject matter
literal, visible image in a work of art distinguish by content connotative symbolic suggestive
trompe l oeil
represents that depicts the art as if it were there -eye fooling-
naturalastic
representational like nature natural world of art
abstract
formal/expressive is emphasized, stylized and simplized in but reconginable
subjective
full of personal feelings of emitonals AND feelings
Objective
free of personal emotions OR feelings-w/o bias
Content
the meaning of an image, beyond its overt subject matter
Composition
the org. of the formal elements in a work of art
conventions
trad. habitual conventianally associated w/ a given subject
classical
math, precise, and rationally org. vertical and horizontal grid
figure ground
term used to describe a 2 dimensional work in which the relationship b/w form/figure and its background is reversed so u can see both pictures
PICTURE plane
an imagenary or theoretical spatial plane corresponding to an acutual surface of painting
axonometric projection
a tech. 4 depicting space, -arthitecs-all lines remain parallel rather then recending to a vansihing point
Monocular
depth by 1 eye
binocular
depth by comparison of both eyes
foreshortening
modification of perspective to descreaee distortion resulting from the apparent visual contraction of an object or figure as it extends backwards from the picture plane at an angle approcching perpendicular
verisimiltude
truth-make more clear-artist changes
chairoscuro
in drawing and painting, the use of light and dark 2 creaste the effects of 3d modeled sufaces
modeling
sculpture, the shaping of a form in some plastic material-clay/plaster-hatching/chairosco
highligh
the spot or 1 of the spots of highest key or value in a picture
cast shadow
in chairoscuro the shadow cast by figure darker than the shadowed suface itself
tenebrisim
murky, heightend form of chairoscuro
hatching
an area of closey spaced parrallel lines, employed in drawings or engraving, to create shadowing or modeling
cross hatching
two or more set sof roughly parallel and overlapping lines, set at an angle to 1 and another in order 2 create a sense of 3d modeled space
foreshortening
modification of perspective to descreaee distortion resulting from the apparent visual contraction of an object or figure as it extends backwards from the picture plane at an angle approcching perpendicular
value
worth, monetariluy and culutrally of a work
verisimiltude
truth-make more clear-artist changes
vanitas*
still life painting designed 2 remind us of the anity of human existence
chairoscuro
in drawing and painting, the use of light and dark 2 creaste the effects of 3d modeled sufaces
shade
color or hue modified by another color=lower hue
modeling
sculpture, the shaping of a form in some plastic material-clay/plaster-hatching/chairosco
tint
color or hue modified=higher hue
highligh
the spot or 1 of the spots of highest key or value in a picture
hue
a color, basic 6, red yellow and blue are primary
red orange and violet r seccondary
cast shadow
in chairoscuro the shadow cast by figure darker than the shadowed suface itself
visual texture
texture on the surface of a work that appears 2 be acutal but is an illusion
tenebrisim
murky, heightend form of chairoscuro
hatching
an area of closey spaced parrallel lines, employed in drawings or engraving, to create shadowing or modeling
cross hatching
two or more set sof roughly parallel and overlapping lines, set at an angle to 1 and another in order 2 create a sense of 3d modeled space
value
worth, monetariluy and culutrally of a work
vanitas*
still life painting designed 2 remind us of the anity of human existence
shade
color or hue modified by another color=lower hue
tint
color or hue modified=higher hue
hue
a color, basic 6, red yellow and blue are primary
red orange and violet r seccondary
visual texture
texture on the surface of a work that appears 2 be acutal but is an illusion
Nonobjective
no represionation 2 the real objective world
mudra
state of mind and specific events
representational
real world
form
pyshcial compistion of the work
content
meaning
abstract
trys 2 depict the world and reduces essential cualities