Final Exam Study Guide

 

 

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Key Images
Be able to identify the title, artist and date of the following images.
Artist Title Date

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Chapter 27 Images:
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres Large Odalisque 1814
Theodore Gericault Raft of the Medusa 1818 - 19
Eugene Delacroix Women of Algiers 1834
Francisco Goya Third of May 1808 1814 - 15
Joseph Mallard William Turner The Slave Ship 1840
Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre The Artist's Studio 1837
Gustave Courbet The Stone Breakers 1849
Edouard Manet The Luncheon on the Grass 1863
Mary Cassatt Woman in a Loge 1879
Claude Monet Impression: Sunrise 1872
Paul Cezanne Still Life with a Basket of Apples 1890 - 94
Georges Seurat A Sunday Afternoon on La Grande Jatte 1884 - 86
Vincent van Gogh The Starry Night 1889
Paul Gauguin Day of the God 1894
Chapter 28 Images:
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Street, Berlin 1913
Vasily Kandinsky Improvisation No. 30 (Cannons) 1913
Pablo Picasso Les Demoiselles d'Avignon 1907
Umberto Boccioni Unique Forms of Continuity in Space 1913
Vera Mukhina Worker and Collective Farm Woman 1937
Hannah Hoch Dada Dance 1922
Marcel Duchamp Fountain 1917
Salvador Dali The Persistence of Memory 1931
Dorothea Lange Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California 1936
Diego Rivera Man, Controller of the Universe 1934
Frida Kahlo The Two Fridas 1939


 

 

Key Terms
Know the definition of the following terms.
     
Abstraction Expressionism
Romanticism
Analytic Cubism Futurism Social Realism
Assemblage Impasto Surrealism
Automatism Impressionism Synesthesia
Bauhaus Modernism Synthetic Cubism
Blue Rider Group Odalisque The Armory Show
Collage
Post-Impressionism The Depression
Dada Readymade The Fauves
Die Brucke Realism WWI
Divisionism (Pointillism)   WWII

 



Questions to Consider
Be able to answer each of the following questions.
 
What group replaced the Church as the primary source of art patronage in the 19th century? How did this affect the art world? How did this affect the subject of art?
What two forms did Romantic landscape painting take in the late 19th century?
When did photography, as we know it, develop? What role did the camera obscura play in the development of the camera? Who does your book credit with developing the first photographic image? How did early photographers legitimize their new media?
What events spawned the first Impressionist exhibit?
Why was Manet's Luncheon on the Grass considered so scandalous?
Explain the difference between a studio painter and an "en plein air" painter. What modern invention had allowed the development of plein air painting?
What subjects did Cassatt focus her attention on?
What four artists does your book recognize as the leading Post-Impressionists?
Describe Cezanne's "new way of seeing."
What is an "ism?"
What broad tendencies mark modern art?
Explain what makes Marcel Duchamp's Fountain a work of art.

 

 

 

Styles
Using the image ids from this study guide, and from exam #1 and #2, be able to identify the style in which each artwork is made. The following is a list of major art movements we have covered (in rough order of appearance).
Early Renaissance
High Renaissance
Northern Renaissance
Baroque
Rococo
Neoclassicism
Romanticism
Realism
Photography
Impressionism
Post-Impressionism
Modernism
Expressionism
Cubism
Dada
Surrealism
Social Realism