FNAT2703 Study Guide - Final Guide: Olokun, Landscape Painting, Impasto

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Baroque art a fairly complex idiom, originating in Rome, which flowered during the period
c.1590-1720, and which embraced painting, and sculpture as well as architecture.
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tenebrism is a style of painting using very pronounced chiaroscuro, where there are violent
contrasts of light and dark, and where darkness becomes a dominating feature of the image.
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landscape art is the depiction in art of landscapes - natural scenery such as mountains, valleys,
trees, rivers, and forests, especially where the main subject is a wide view - with its elements
arranged into a coherent composition.
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still life art work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter
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genre painting painting of scenes from everyday life, of ordinary people in work or recreation,
depicted in a generally realistic manner
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impasto the process or technique of laying on paint or pigment thickly so that it stands out from
a surface
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The creation myth of the Aztec ????
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Templo Mayor The Templo Mayor was one of the main temples of the Aztecs in their capital
city of Tenochtitlan
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Lost-wax casting Have a mold and you fill in to get what you want
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Yoruba culture ????
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Olokun The sea god
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"Spirit Spouse" one of the most widespread elements of shamanism, distributed through all
continents and at all cultural levels. Often, these spirit husbands/wives are seen as the primary
helping spirits of the shaman, who assist them in their work, and help them gain power in the
world of spirit
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Rococo an 18th-century artistic movement and style, affecting many aspects of the arts
including painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design, decoration, literature, music, and
theatre.
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