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Art Terms

For Thursday, April 10

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ka
In ancient Egypt, the immortal substance of the human, in some ways equivalent to the Western soul
implied line
A line created by movement or direction
kiva
In Anasazi culture, the round, covered hole in the center of the communal plaza (where ceremonies take place)
isometric projection
A kind of axonometric projection in which all three measurements --height, width, and depth-- employ the same scale.
infrastructure
The systems that deliver services to people
keystone
Central and uppermost voussoir in an arch
in-the-round
Scupture that requires no wall support, can be experienced from all sides
installation
An environment that is indoors
iris shot
In film, a shot which is blurred and rounded at the edges, to focus attention to the center
kinetic art
Art that moves
Impressionism
Late 19th century art movement, centered in France, use of discontinuous strokes of color
International Style
20th century style of architecture and design marked by geometric simplicity
key
The relative lightness or darkness of a picture
impression
In printmaking, a single example of an edition
kiln
An oven used to bake ceramics
investment
Mixture of water, plaster, and powder made from ground up pottery
intaglio
Any form of printmaking in which the line is incised into the surface of printing plate
intensity
The relative purity of a color's hue (brightness or dullness)
impasto
Paint applied very thickly to canvas or support
intermediate colors
Range of colors on the color wheel between primary and secondary colors. (ex. yellow-green)

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