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  • 1.
    • art history intro
  • 2. Why Do We Study the History of Art? Arts and their history teach us about our own creative expressions and those of our past
  • 3. 3 major types of visual art in the west
    • Pictures
    • Sculpture
    • Architecture
  • 4. Artistic Impulse
    • Inborn- can be seen by observing children
    • Desire to leave something behind
  • 5. Self-Portraits
  • 6.  
  • 7. Patrons
  • 8.  
  • 9.  
  • 10. Why Do We Value Art?
    • Valued by entire cultures
  • 11. Material Value
  • 12. Intrinsic Value
  • 13. Religious Value
  • 14. Nationalistic Value
  • 15. Psychological Value
  • 16. Art or Manufactured Metal?
  • 17. Art and Illusion
    • Naturalistic art- true to life
    • Representational or Figurative- depicts recognizable objects
    • Illusionistic- subjects can be mistaken for the real thing
    • Trompe l’oeil- artist’s purpose is to fool the eye
  • 18. Illusionistic Art: Duane Hanson
  • 19. Trompe l’oeil: Julian Beever
    • video
  • 20. The Crevasse: Making of Street Art
    • http://www. youtube .com/watch? v=3SNYtd0Ayt0 &feature=related
  • 21. Archaeology and Art History
    • Archaeology- reconstructs history from the physical remains of past cultures
    • Art History- the study of the visual arts
    • Aesthetics- art appreciation
  • 22. Methodologies of Art History
    • Formalism- art for art’s sake
    • Iconography- emphasizes the content of art
    • Marxism- study form and content for social messages they convey
    • Feminism-assumes that art is influenced by gender
    • Biography and Autobiography- interpret art as expressions of the artists’ lives and personalities
  • 23. Methodologies of Art History
    • Semiology- the science of signs- takes issue with biographical method and much of formalism. Sign and signifier.
    • Deconstruction- opens up meanings, rather than fixing them within structural patterns. A work has no ultimate meaning conferred by its author.
    • Psychoanalysis- works of art are sublimations of instinct through which instinctual energy is transferred by work and talent into aesthetic form
  • 24. The Language of Art
    • Composition- work of art and its overall plan and structure
  • 25. Plane- flat surface having direction in space
  • 26. Balance
    • Symmetrical Asymmetrical
  • 27. Line- path traced by a moving point
  • 28. Perspective-mathematical systems that aid artists in creating the illusion of depth
  • 29.  
  • 30.  
  • 31. Color
    • Hue
  • 32.
    • Value-lightness or darkness of an image
  • 33.
    • Intensity-brightness or dullness of a color
  • 34.  
  • 35.
    • Texture-surface characteristic of an object
  • 36. Realism or Naturalism
  • 37. Idealized
  • 38. Stylized
  • 39. Romanticized
  • 40. Nonrepresentational or nonobjective
  • 41. Abstract