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

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Final Exam part 2
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.
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.
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.
still life art work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter
genre painting painting of scenes from everyday life, of ordinary people in work or recreation,
depicted in a generally realistic manner
impasto the process or technique of laying on paint or pigment thickly so that it stands out from
a surface
The creation myth of the Aztec ????
Templo Mayor The Templo Mayor was one of the main temples of the Aztecs in their capital
city of Tenochtitlan
Lost-wax casting Have a mold and you fill in to get what you want
Yoruba culture ????
Olokun The sea god
"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
Rococo an 18th-century artistic movement and style, affecting many aspects of the arts
including painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design, decoration, literature, music, and
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