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2019-2020 Art Lit Review

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“Wimmelbild” is also known as ______ picture, where people are shown in action/motion from a bird’s eye view.
This type of art is a departure from natural appearances in order to create new arrangements of lines, colors, and shapes. This can be in either geometric shapes, using solids, lines, and shapes, or organic, which is more free-form and symbolic.
Mondrian and some other artists founded a group called “De Stijl” which translates to what? Two-word answer with a space in the middle.
This artist is one of the most recognizable abstract artist of the 20th century. Fun fact: when he moved to Paris, he dropped the second “a” from his last name.
Beatrix Potter’s little books for children were an instant success, publishing 19 stories in all. What is the name of the main rabbit she featured?
This type of perspective is used by artists in which the relative size, shape, and position of objects are determined by drawn or imagined lines converging at a point on the horizon. Many of the artists we studied in this block employed this type of perspective in their paintings.
This is the only French Impressionist Painter we’ve studied this block. Impressionism is the study of light, often using quick brush strokes of color.
This famous painting by Wood features two people in front of a building with one of them holding a pitchfork. The real life models for his painting were his sister and his dentist. The name of the painting is called ______ . Two-word answer with a space in the middle.
Which country is Pieter Bruegel the Elder from?
Mondrian wanted art to be _______ - a kind of blueprint for life. He filled his canvases with bold, black horizontal and vertical lines, and at first glance his grid paintings may have looked very similar abut actually each one was precisely calibrated and balanced.
Renoir was particularly interested in people and often painted his friends. He loved to paint landscapes and picnics and dances. He especially loved to paint women and _____.
This artist is one of England’s best known writers and illustrators of children’s books as well as a gifted watercolor artist and her last name was _______.
One of Bruegel’s most famous paintings is of an interior scene celebrating the sacrament of marriage and the painting is called “The Peasant ______.”
This American Regionalist Painter was born and raised on a farm in Iowa and his paintings often depicted Iowa as an idyllic place to be.
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This artist is a Mexican muralist and painter famous for his work in public spaces. His themes were usually of daily life and customs of Mexico.
An area that is contained within an implied line, or is seen because of color or value changes. This can be either geometric or organic. It can also be positive or negative. The background in a realistic work is negative while the subject is usually in the positive.
Wood often used this art principle in his work, which is to use a simplified form to graphically represent a real object. For example, he did this with the trees, clouds, and cornfields in his paintings.
A rhythm created by this art principle repeats elements such as color, shape, line, value, form, space and texture. Such a variety is essential to keep the art work exciting and active rather than monotonous. What is the name of this art principle?
This artist has the nickname of “Peasant” because he loved to paint peasant life, genre scenes, proverbs, and religious subjects.
Colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel (red and green, blue and orange, yellow and violate) are called ______. When placed next to each other, both colors seem brighter and stronger, providing emphasis for each.
Rejected by the ____, France’s annual artistic showcase, Renoir and his friends organized their own group and exhibitions.
A line is a mark made by the movement of a pointed tool, and is often defined as a moving dot. Line often suggests movement in a drawing or painting. Contour lines outline the edges of shapes and actually define the shapes. However, this type of line moves the eye through the scene and unifies the composition.