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1000 Years of Art

AP World History end of year project

Nikolett Geczo

on 2 June 2011

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Transcript of 1000 Years of Art

1000 Years of Art! Classical The Middle Ages Romanesque
Frescoes, stylized sculptures Byzantine
Mosaics, Icons Gothic
stained glass, more natural sculpture around the 1400s
oil on stretched canvas
light and shadow
focal point/pyramid configuration Realism Baroque Neoclassicism Romanticism Impressionism Post Impressionism Greek
480-430 B.C.
Male Body -- Perfection
Vase Paintings Roman
Efficiency, organization, practicality
mosaics, wall paintings, sculptures Renaissance Northern Italian ideal beauty, simplified forms, religious scenes,heroic male nudes, formal, emphasised on anatomical structure intense realisim, unflattering, religious & domestic scenes, range of subjects, emphasised visible appearance Values:
order, solemnity
calm, rational
Greek & Roman Histrory, Mythology
no trace of brushstroke
Role of Art:
morally unlifting Values:
intuition, emotion, imagination
subjective, spontaneous
unrestricted, deep, rich colors
legands, exotica, nature, violence
quick brushstrokes, light and shade contrast about 1600-1750
emphasis on dramatic
bold, curving forms
elaborate ornamentation Seeking to represent something real, rather than an idealized form or romantic interpretation of it Movement developed in France around the 1870s
Main artists: Monet, Renoir, and Pissarro
Goal: record an experience through a system of fleeting impression (through light effects) 1860s - 1970s
Traditions or the past thrown aside to make room for new artistic experimentation Modern Art late 19th to mid 20th century
esp. after WW1
experimenting with new ways of seeing art
Fauvism, Cubism, Expressionism, Futurism Lasted from about the 5th century to the 15th century Lasted from about 1830 to 1870 Lasted from about 1770s to 1850s Began in the early 19th century
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