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Modern Art Midterm
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Expressive content
Definition
the emotions and feelings communicated by the work of art.
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Historical style
Definition
describes how the appearance of a work of art is tied to the period during which it was created. Works of art with the same historical style often share similar visual characteristics.
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Individual style
Definition
particular manner of visual expression created by an individual artist, such as the distinctive style of Vincent van Gogh.
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formal analysis
Definition
which is a visual examination and analysis of the visual aspects of a work of art. It involves studying how the parts of a work are united to produce a distinctive historical and individual style. Visual structure.
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Composition
Definition
is the arrangement or organization of the various elements of a work of art.
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Medium (or media)
Definition
are the materials used to create a work of art.
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Technique
Definition
is how an artist uses materials, such as paint, etching, wood, etc., in the creation of a work of art.
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patron
Definition
is the person, persons, or organization that asks an artist, or artists, to create a work of art.
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function
Definition
of a work of art is the purpose for which it was created.
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Collocation
Definition
means that an artist has created a specific work for a specific location. So, the work of art is adjusted for that location and the spectator’s viewpoint. (Site-specific work).
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Iconography
Definition
is the art-historical study of the subject matter of a work of art. This study involves investigating the symbolism and meaning of the subject of the work of art. Symbolism and meaning can involve an investigation of the culture that produced the work of art.
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Iconology
Definition
is the investigation of how the iconography, or subject matter, of a work of art is related to the historical context it was created.
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Historical significance
Definition
is to understand how a work of art reveals the ideas, beliefs, or attitudes current in the period when that work was created. The focus is on the work of art, not on your opinion of it.
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Historical context
Definition
is to understand the ideas, beliefs, or attitudes current in the period when a work of art was created. It is the period, or context, in which the work was created. The concept of historical context also encompasses how the work of art was perceived by its audience.
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[image]
Definition

Philosophy.
(popularly known as
The School of Athens).
Raffaello Sanzio
known as Raphael.
Fresco.
Renaissance period
1509-11.
Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican, Rome, Italy.

Renaissance linear perspective and aesthetic

Term
[image]
Definition

The Oath of the Horatii.
Jacques-Louis David.
French NeoClassicism
Louvre, Paris.

focus on subject matter

Term
[image]
Definition

Odalisque with Slave.
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres.
French Neoclassicism

focus on line and color

Term
[image]
Definition

Venitian colors and focus on landscape

Landscape of a port.
Claude Lorrain.
Oil on canvas.
38.4” x 51.5”
1633.
Museum of Art of Ponce.

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Modern
Definition
sense reinforced by steady, accelerating advances in science and technology
Term
[image]
Definition

Tiger Hunt.
Eugene Delacroix

Landscape Painting in French Romanticism

'optical science’ enriched his color palette through the juxtaposition of ‘intensifying complementaries

Term
[image]
Definition

Monk by the Sea. 

Caspar David Friedrich.

Landscape Painting in German Romanticism

focus on landscape, not people,

vastness and power of nature

Term
[image]
Definition

Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows.
John Constable.

Landscape British Romanticism

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[image]
Definition

Rockets and Blue Lights
(Close at Hand)
to Warn Steamboats of
 Shoal Water.

JMW Turner

British Romanticism Landscape

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[image]
Definition

Ville d’Avray.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot.

Naturalism

landscape, neutral, little distortion, try to be true to life

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[image]
Definition

Landscape with a pond.
Charles-François Daubigny

Naturalism

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[image]
Definition
Landscape with a Plowman.
Théodore Rousseau.
Term
[image]
Definition

The Gleaners.
Jean-Francois Millet.

Realism