Finals: Classical Period Flashcards Preview

Humanities > Finals: Classical Period > Flashcards

Flashcards in Finals: Classical Period Deck (67)
Loading flashcards...
1

True or False: This "aboutness" is what allows us to experience them as art

true

2

BROAD AREAS of meaning that have been reflected in the arts of many culture through THROUGH HUMAN HISTORY

Themes of Art

3

What are the diff Themes of Art?

1. The Sacred Realm
2. Politics and Social Order
3. Stories and Histories
4. Looking Outward: Here and Now
5. Looking Inward: The Human Experience

6. Invention and Fantasy
7. The Natural World
8. Art and Art (Art for Art's Sake)

4

Theme for gods & goddesses; because of Churches (house of gods)

The Sacred Realm

5

Parthenon, Greece
Statue of Athena
Pantheon, Rome (Perfect Circle/Universe)
The Last Supper

The Sacred Realm

6

The Great Pyramids
Guernica by Pablo Picasso (a city bombed in Civil War, Mexico)
Poleteismo by Mideo Cruz (CCP, mixed media are exhibit)

Politics and Social Order

7

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Ramayana
Statue of Leda and the Swan
Dying Achilles

Stories & Histories

8

Gleaners
The Angelus
The Stone Breakers
Young Ladies of the Village
The Picnic
The Banjo Lesson
Gas
Boy
Young Shopper

Looking Outward

9

The Scream
Convergence
Frida Kahlo's self-portraits
The Lovers II

Looking Inward

10

Subjectivity; based on one's feelings and emotions

Looking Inward: Human Experience

11

Empty Dream (Mermaids fantasy in the beach scene)
The Persistence of Memory (Salvador Dali)
Dismaland

Invention and Fantasy

12

theme based on one's dreams/fantasy

Invention and Fantasy

13

theme about nature and outdoor painting

Natural World

14

White Clouds over Xiao and Xiang
Impression Sunrise (Claude Monet)
La Grenouillere
The Bridge at Villeneuve-la-Garenne

Natural World

15

Theme where an artist exercises his skills; not created to have meaning, only for the sake of creating it

Art for Art's Sake

16

Summer Moon
Fountain by Marcel Duchamp (upside-down na men urinal)

Art for Art's Sake

17

Is the period in which the Greek and the Roman society flourished throughout Europe

Classical Period

18

Classical Period era is collectively known as?

Greco-Roman World

19

Classical Period starts with the culture of? And who imitated them?

Ancient Greeks; Romans imitated them

20

The city states of Ancient Greece

Polis

21

Polis were built where? why?

often on high places: rocky hills and low mountains.
-This is where they build their important temples and where they retreat when under attack
= Acropolis

22

literally means high city in Greek

Acropolis

23

etymology of Acropolis

Akron - highest or topmost
Polis - city

24

one of the famous building in the acropolis in Athens

Parthenon

25

The Parthenon’s massive foundations are made up of what?

limestone

26

Parthenon Columns are made of?

Pentelic marble

27

flawless white with a faint yellow tint that’s why it looks shining when the sunlight passes through it.

Pentelic marble

28

is a temple which shelters the monumental statue of Athena

Parthenon

29

Statue of Athena is made of?

Gold and Ivory

30

Parthenon is derived from?

Athena herself, Athena Parthenos which means virgin