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Stieglitz.
Who put Georgia O' Keefe on the map and eventually photographed her art?
Haring
Who did most of their art in the city of New York (literally)?
Shade
Color darker than the hue's normal color.
Triadic
Composed of any 3 colors equidistant from each other
Picasso
This artist's art is classified into periods.
Saturation
Intensity.
Simultaneous Contrast
Complimentary colors appear more intense when placed side by side
Variety
How two areas are different in a work of art.
Color Wheel
Circular arrangement of hues used to illustrate a particular color theory or system.
Values
Shades of light and dark
Iconoclasm
Image Breaking
Hierarchial scale
The use of scale to indicate relative importance
Triptych
Pictures side by side.
Hue
Color
Optical color mixture
When small patches of different colors are close together the eye may blend them to produce a new color
Texture
Perception of smoothness.
Cross-Hatching
Sets of parallel lines laid across the first.
Analagous
Colors adjacent to one another on the color wheel
Rhythm
Repetition of something in a work of art.
Positive Shapes
Shapes we perceive as figures.
Linear Perspective
Is based on the observation that parallel lines appear to converge as they recede from the viewer, finally meeting at a vanishing point on the horizon.
Content
Subject matter of a work of art.
Emphasis
Attention is paid to one area of a work of art more than others.
Refracted
Light breaking up; mostly into different colors.
Negative Shapes
Shape of the ground
Proportion
The size relationships between parts of a whole
Shape
Enclosed line.
Unity
How two areas are similar in a work of art.
Contour
The perceived edges of a 3d form such as the human body.
Line
Path of moving point.
Atmospheric Perspective
Distant objects appear less distinct, paler, and bluer than nearby objects due to the way moisture in the intervening atmosphere scatters light.
Monochromatic
Variations of the same hue
Chiaroscuro
To use colors for shading
Light Lines Space Shape and Mass, Texture, Color, Time and Motion
Give the seven visual elements in order of LLSSTTC.
Texture
What was Brancusi's main visual element?
Emotion/The Human Experience
What was Bourgeois's main theme?
Context
Surrounds and gives meaning to something else.
Haring
Who's major visual element was line?
Painting, printing, and assemblage.
Three media's that Rauschenberg used? p,p,c
Color
What was Hockney's main visual element?
Palette
Range of colors used by artist(s).
Form
Physical appearance of a work of art.
Kinetic Art
Incorporates real or apparent movement.
Afterimage
An image that persists after the visual stimulus that first produced it has ceased.
Earthwork
Alters area of land or feature of land.
Ground
Surrounding visual info the figure stands out from.
Scale and Proportion, Unity and Variety, Balance, Emphasis and Subordination, Rhythm
Give the 5 principles of design in order of SUBER.
Design
The more inclusive term of composition
Model
Give a 3D apearance
Scale
Size in relation to a normal or standard size.
Hatching
Areas of closely spaced parallel lines.
Pointillism
Tiny dots or points of pure color next to each other
Tertiary color
Product of a primary color mixed with an adjacent color
Intensity
The relative purity or brightness of a color.
Visual weight
The apparent heaviness or lightness of the forms in the picture.
Tint
A color lighter than the hues normal color.
Composition
Visual elements organized in such a way that they satisfy the artist's expressive intent
Figure
The shape we detach and focus on.
Sculpture
What media of art does Bourgeois prefer?
Foreshortening
The visual phenomenon whereby an elongated object projecting toward or away from a viewer appears shorter than its actual length, as though compressed.
Nostalgia
What was Bourgeois's work about?
Chroma
Intensity
Stippling
Pattern of closely spaced dots or small marks used to create a sense of 3d on a flat surface.
Picture plane
The flat surface of the work itself

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