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Art Seminar

This Prezi will chronicle our learning for this course
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Mark Halcott

on 14 November 2016

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Transcript of Art Seminar

What is Art?
Art: (n) art is the quality, production, or expression of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance. -"Artworks" Textbook
"Art is art
if the artist
presents it as art."
-Andy Warhol
Self-Portrait Andy Warhol
Silkscreen 1986
Art = Creative Expression
For Our Purposes
Dance
Music
Drawing
Creativity
Self-Expression
Sculpture
Painting
Writing
Poetry
Animation
Imagination
Talent
Making Stuff
Mona Lisa
Etc.
FORM
by definition, creativity means to create or make. the formal aspects of art including elements and principles will be addressed in terms of the product of artmaking.
CONTENT
Content is the message behind your work of art. Content can be thoughts, ideas, emotions or inspiration for a work. Meaning is inherent to the content of a work.
The Critique:

Often misunderstood as an opportunity to be highly critical of art work based on personal opinion; a critique allows a viewer to examine a work of art and discover insight. Initially based upon formal elements such as line, color, or balance. Critique can be an opportunity for an artist to learn how others perceive his work.
A Critique is not a SLAM SESSION!!!
Venus of Willendorf
Limestone Figure 4 1/4 inches
Willendorf, Austria
ca. 25,000 B.C.
Art Seminar ID #1
What do the physical features of this artifact teach us about the artist that created it?
The Great Hall of Bulls
Cave Painting
Lascaux Cave, France
ca. 15,000 B.C.
Line:
a continuous mark made on a surface. Line can be 2D like pencil drawn on paper, or 3D like a wire scultpture. Line can also be implied like a line of sight or the edge of a shape.
What characteristics do the lines in these cave paintings have?
How do those qualities affect the way we view the paintings?
Do you think people felt the artist had "special powers" Why? or Why not?
Art Seminar ID #2
Stonehenge
Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire England
ca. 2500 B.C.
Art Seminar ID #3
Post & Lintel
Henge
Solstice
Sarsen stones
Blue stones
Trilithon
http://video.pbs.org/video/1636852466/
Value:
The amount of light or dark in an area.
Value can help illustrate the illusion of 3D
.
Contrast defines the relationship between different values.
Use the following link to see more on using value
http://prezi.com/m9narlcyqg4a/pen-and-ink-with-edward-gorey/
Steven A. Smith Class of 2010
Section 2: The Age of Written Record
Art History ID #4
The Great Pyramids
Giza, Egypt
ca. 2500 B.C.
Stone Architecture
Please remember to log in to Edline to take the quiz associated with this video. This is a required assignment worth 15 points.
Pyramids
Step 5: Religon & Art
Step 1: Food & Water
Step 2: Shelter
Step 3: Family
Step 4: Society
The Pyramid of Needs (above) is helpful for thinking about how advanced cultures, societies and civilizations like Ancient Egypt develop. In order for more advanced elements of a society to blossom, like religion and art, the lower foundational levels must first be fulfilled. In Egypt the Nile River helped this society flourish.
Second Quarter Art History
is the outline of an area. Shapes can only be 2-Dimensional , and there are basically two types of shape.
Geometric
Organic
are regulated by rules
usually have names from math like circle, square, octagon, etc.
help provide some sort of structure in a work of art
irregular shapes tend to be more free-flowing.
might have names that come from nature or what it looks like such as pear shaped or wavy.
SHAPE
3rd Quarter Art History
Classical Greece
Parthenon
Athens, Greece
447-438 B.C.
Marble Temple to Athena
The Acropolis
Athena Parthenos
The statue above resides in the Parthenon replica located
in Nashville, KY
The Parthenon Frieze
443-438 B.C.
3'6" tall x 524" long
Bas-Releif Sculpture
*currently located at the
British Museum, London
Anatomy of the Parthenon
Raking
Cornice
Cornice
Capital
Drums
Fluting
Base
Column
Stylobate
Architrave
Frieze
Pediment
C
O
L
O
R
:
Please understand the following terms as they relate to color theory.
Primary
Secondary
Tertiary
Neutral
Hue
Complement
Tint
Shade
Intensity
Monochromatic
Analgous
Triad
Warm
Cool
the brain's response to the eyes' stimulation by different wavelengths of light. Tis element of art has hue, value, and intensity
Ancient Rome
The Pantheon
126 AD
Concrete Dome
Rome, Italy

Pantheon Terms
Coffers
Dome
Oculus
Portico
Rotunda

4th Quarter:
The Renaissance

The Sistine Chapel Ceiling
Michelangelo Buonarroti
1508-1512
Fresco 40.5 meters long x 14 meters wide
Vatican City, Rome, Italy
Follow this link to an interactive virtual tour
http://www.vatican.va/various/cappelle/sistina_vr/index.html
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