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the Red Scare

fear of communism in the US post- russian revolution

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russian revolution that began the red scare in the US

bolshevik's revolution

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man at the crossroads

diego rivera mural censored for its depiction of the bolshevik leader vladimir lenin

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the rockefeller center

location of diego rivera's man at the crossroads

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jacques louis david

neoclassical french painter who painted the oath of the horatii and was involved in the french revoluton

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two reasons for government art patronage

job creation and morale improvement

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palace of versailles

french palace built under louis XIV exemplifying barquoe design and monarchial power

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the paris salon

influential annual art exhibition run by the french academy until the 19th century

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diego velazquez

17th century court painter of king philip IV of spain who influenced the impressionist movement

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jean antoine watteau

17th century french painter who led the emerging rococo movement and development the fete galante

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realism

style of painting emphasizing the use of all features of a subject

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gustave courbet

leader of realist movement who painted the stonebreakers

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neoclassism

style influenced by enlightenment philosophy and classical works that emerged shortly before the french revolution

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jacques louis david

neoclassical french painter who painted the oath of the horatii and was involved in the french revoluton

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How large are megaliths?

up to 17 feet tall and 50 tons in weight

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What megalithic formation is the most well-known

stonehenge....im so lonely

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where is stonehenge located

on salisbury plain

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when was stonehenge built?

between 2000 and 1000 B.C.E.

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Who is Joel?

me gusta

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Jerusalem mosque that is one of the oldest examples of Islamic architecture

Dome of the Rock

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FIVE civilizations that flourished in the pre -colonial Americas

Olmec, Toltec, Maya, Inca, and Aztec

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SIX basic formal qualities of art

line, shape, form, space, color, and texture

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the path of a point moving through space

line

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a series of uninterrupted dots or lines that the eye connects

implied line

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neutrals

blacks, whites, greys

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lines that suggest a peaceful feeling

horizontal lines

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two types of lines that suggest a sense of activity

curved and jagged lines

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the two-dimensional area of an object

shape

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the three-dimensional representation of an object

form

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forms that can be defined mathematically and convey order and stability

geometric forms

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irregular forms that convey movement and rhythm

organic forms

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element of art related to the organization of objects and the areas around them

space (in art)

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space occupied by objects in an artwork

positive space

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space surrounding object in an artwork

negative space

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sculpture that can be viewed at any angle

freestanding sculptures

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sculpture that projects from a surface

relief sculpture

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visible borders of an object

contours

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FOUR techniques used to create a sense of perspective

shading and highlighting, placement behind or in front of other objects, size, and level of detail

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technique taking into account effects of airborne particles on appearance of distant objects

aerial/atmospheric perspective

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technique founded on the visual phenomenon of vanishing points

linear perspective

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name of a color

hue

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three primary colors

red, blue, yellow

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colors made by combining primary colors

secondary colors

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colors made by combining a secondary color with an adjacent primary color

tertiary colors

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visual representation of all hues

color wheel

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the lightness or darkness of a color or a neutral

value

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neutrals

blacks, whites, greys

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what materials are used in stonehenge

sarsen and "bluestones"

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two notable sculptures from the hellenistic period representing ideals of beauty

the Venus de Milo and the Laocoon Group

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stones indigenous to the region around stonehenge

bluestones