Flashcards in art 301-350 Deck (50):
shading with crisscrossed lines
shading with varying densities of small colored dots
FOUR styles of printmaking
relief, intaglio, lithograph, and screen painting
printing plate in which the image is created
process where pieces of matrix are cut away so the image projects from the surface
tool used to apply ink to a plate
TWO tools used to transfer ink from a plate to a page
printing press and burnisher
an environemental artist must first do what before beginning a project?
recieve approval for his or her work from community and governmental agencies
this environmental artist usedr rocks and algae to create a huge spiral in the great salt lake
this environmental artist surrounded islands in florida with pink polyester and wrapped pont neuf of paris with plastic
this environmental artist is known for his ice sculptures and his arrangements of leaves and twigs floating on water
what structures are the greatest known works of the sumerian reestablishment period?
ziggurats built at city centers
what THREE purposes did ziggurats serve?
temples, administrative, and economic centers
which city state conquered Mesopotamia in 1792 BCE?
who was the king of babylonia during its conquest of mesopotamia?
what legal achievment was hammurabi's enduring legacy?
he codified the babylonian law into the Code of Hammurabi
what two works of art from hammurabi's rule and best known today?
a stone steele engraved with hammurabi's code and a relief sculpture of hammurabi
where is the stone stele containing hammurabi's code kept?
the lourve museum
which civilization dominated northern mesopotamia from 900 to 600 bce?
most notable medium of assyrian artwork
civilization which controlled Mesopotamia between 612 and 538 bce
two important architectural constructs built during the Neo-Babylonian period
the hanging gardens and the Ishtar Gate
architectural style that influenced the design of the palace at Persepolis
four major works produced during the Ancient Egyptian period
Sphynx, pyramids of Giza, Pharoah statues, and head of Queen Nefertiti
determining figures relative size in an artwork according to their social status
egyptian artifact exemplyfying the use of hierarchal scale
the Palette of Kind Narmer
function of Palette of King Narmer
main image of palette of king narmer
narmer holding the hair of a fallen enemy and preparing to deliver a death blow
a method of presenting figures so that the body is shown as clearly as possible
what burial practices did egyptians observe?
mummification and entombment with furnishings, jewelry, and servants
egyptian king whose famously well hidden tomb was uncovered in 1922
kingdom that covered much of africa during the reign of ancient egypt
aegean culture that flourished from 3200 to 2000 bce in the cyclades
aegean culture which supplanted the cycladic culture on crete, peaking around 1000 bce
central city in minoan culture, believed to be the home of the minotaur
half man, half bull creature believed to have lived in a maze in knossos
two major forms of minoan painting
frescoes on palace walls and pottery designs
aegean culture whose rise coincided with the fall of the minoans
central city of the mycenaean culture
material used in the best known mycenaean works of art
period in history lasting from 660 to 475 bce
two regions whose sculptures influenced archaic greek sculptures
egypt and mesopotamia
two column styles used in archaic greek temple construction
doric and ionic
corinthian style of pottery decoration
depicting figures against a floral ornamented background
common column style used in early classical period temples
contrapposto, or counter positioning
greek pose invented to show the body to its best advantage
middle classical period
art historical period following the early classical period
late classical period
period in which architecture declined after athen's defeat in the peloponnesian war
corinthian column design
column design which became popluar in the late classical period