Art Appr Test 2 pt 2

rosesarered's version from 2016-12-12 05:23



Question Answer
linear perspectiveeverything appears to recede into the distance at the same rate, method of creating the illusion of 3D space on a 2D surface, recede to meet at 1 or more vanishing points giving appearance of spatial depth
atmospheric perspectivemethod of creating the illusion of depth, or recession, in a painting or drawing by modulating color to simulate changes effected by the atmosphere on the colors of things seen at a distance
tenebrismviolent, overly dramatic chiaroscuro- dramatic contrast of light and dark
sfumatomeans "smoky", painting with smoky haze, unifies image, gets away from lines - in painting, the effect of haze in image, resembling the color of the atmosphere at dusk


Question Answer
The Night WatchRembrandt - Baroque Art - oil painting - complex interaction of figures and vivid, individualized likeness of the militiamen make it one of greatest group portraits
Sistine CeilingMichelangelo - High Renaissance Art - fresco murals - illusionistic architecture
Mona Lisa Leonardo da Vinci - High Renaissance Art - oil painting - background imagined by da Vinci, sfumato
David (Donatello)Donatello - Early Renaissance Art - sculpture in the round, bronze -
Last Meninas (Maids of Honor) Diego Velazquez - Baroque Art - oil painting - linear perspective, viewer included (makes painting baroque), Velazquez looking out at us, mirror reflecting king Phillip and his wife
School of AthensRaphael - High Renaissance Art - fresco painting - calm restraint, peaceful, no movement, dynamic unity, summarizes ideals of Renaissance papacy, breaks Classical conventions, brings Classical and Renaissance together


(what medium, what period, what makes it (baroque), why innovative)

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