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ART 142 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Isenheim Altarpiece, Albrecht Dürer, Philip Melanchthon

Multiple interpretations Interest in alchemy Allegory of redemption Participation in heretical group that promoted free love Condemnation of carnal sin Interest in verba; puns and proverbs ...

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ART 142 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Usury, Cimabue, Making Money

The proto- Renaissance in Italy Place, purpose and point of view Place: Italy, 13th hundred and 14th hundred, independent city states. Regions shifted over time i.e war Not known as Italians Romans, F...

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ART 142 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Lorenzo Ghiberti, Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Nicola Pisano

Strage His treatment of human figures. Gabriel more naturalistic. When you look at Mary, shes twisted in a strange pose, not naturalistic. Hes able to convey the emotions in her posture and facial express...

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ART 142 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Limbourg Brothers, Tempura, Albrecht Dürer

Right before storm breaks, women nursing baby on bank infront of river Using colour to create thick heavy atmosphere, different type of spatial setting Titian Contemporaries referred to him as The Sun Amid...

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ART 142 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Adorable (Band), Beauty, Sfumato

Possibly to compensate for the distance at which it was meant to be viewed OR to underline the concentration and symbolize the pondered action of slaying Goliath Michelangelo, Pieta Michelangelo, Sistine Chape...

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ART 141 Lecture 7: ART141, lecture 7 Christianity

Holding little globe (toy), blessing sign Lots of controversy Eyes glass paste, stare out at viewer 1 of 2 gilded sculptures Philosophical in Nature Manuscript ______________________________________________________________...

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ART 141 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Art Of Mesopotamia, Hieratic, Nimrud

SEPT 11 Mesopotamia Central of civilization Alphabet developed 2000 BCE, hebrew and arabic Cuneiform: Damp clay, pointed tool, letters Cylinder Seal- Symbols in negative relief, 3300 BCE pressed into clay= e...

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ART 141 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Archaic Smile, Geometric Art, Krater

If your heart (everything a person was) weighed against feather, heavier = dead person condemned to non existence Early Doric Central Portion of the WEst pediment of the Temple of Artemis 600-580 BCE ...

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ART 141 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Basilica Of San Vitale, Nika Riots, Ivory Carving

______________________________________________________________________ BYZANTINE ART BEFORE ICONOCLASM Justinian the First (537-65) Gained power after several invasions of Italy and a long period of dynastic shifts...

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ART 141 Lecture 3: ART141, lecture 3 Etruscan Art

Changed the ideal proportions of the human body to match the more slender form of a athlete Body is 8 heads high, instead of 7 in the classical period Hellenistic 324 bCE Alexander the great takes power, changing form Make...

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ART 141 Lecture 4: ART141, lecture 4 Roman

Tumuli Inside tomb Etruscan tombs in the shape of mounds Grouped together in necropoli (cities of the dead) Womb of the earth Reversal of birth = procession of tomb Built with rock, cover with dirt and made mounds, several...

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ART 141 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Sutton Hoo, Squinch, Ship Burial

Connects lunettes of wall Squinch Shift square into circle to put dome on top Makes web to make circle Squinch the corners make square smoosh up in the circle Opens up the Church _____________...

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ART 141 Lecture 8: ART141, lecture 8 The West Facade vs WF of Denis

Bad copy of water bottle of an even sweeter one in heaven (pickle) use what you have on earth and eventually get up there The Tree of Jesse Reconstruction of choir, meant for Jesus It is the linear of Jesus Comes from Isai...

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ART 142 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Roman Art, Der Blaue Reiter, Henri Matisse
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find more resources at oneclass.com March 16, 2016 Fauvism and Expressionism continued: - expressionism: any work of art based on expressiveness and containing emotional content - Expressionism: style specific to Ge...

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ART 142 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Jan Van Eyck, Carlo Maderno, San Pietro In Montorio
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find more resources at oneclass.com January 27/2016 Late Renaissance and Mannerism continued: Paolo Veronese, Feast in the House of Levi: - lavish detail - 42 feet long painting, oil painting on canvas - made for r...

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