Renaissance & Middle Ages Art Flashcards

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Baroque Sculpture
This sculptural style is characterized by technical perfection, a sense of energy and lots of dramatic elements.
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Rococo Sculpture
A style of sculpture that focused on grace and delicacy. Artists in this style often chose to work with porcelain rather than heavier materials.
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Keep
This term refers to the wooden castles built in the 9th and 10th centuries, typically located on top of mottes.
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Palisade
Refers to a wall created with tree trunks that usually surrounded the bailey of a castle
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Bailey
The area surrounding a motte's base. Barracks, workshops, stables and storage areas could be located in this area.
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Motte
This term refers to the artificial hill that wooden keeps were built upon in the 9th and 10th centuries. It provided additional height that helped defenders protect the castle.
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Sculpture in the Gothic Era
In this artistic era, sculpture design experienced a major shift when artists began creating freestanding works with more realism and geometric harmony.
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The Italian Gothic Period
Painters in this period created works from an exterior perspective while also supplying some of the first examples of realism in Christian paintings.
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Focuses of Gothic Painters in Europe
These painters found different focuses based on their locations. Those to the north were more interested in illuminations, while those to the south worked on murals.
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The Franks Casket and the Book of Durrow
These pieces of art represent examples of the blending of cultures that occurred in early Medieval Europe.
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Specific cultural influence on early Medieval art
Artists during this time drew from Roman culture, applying Roman architectural and artistic forms in their work.
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The Vatican
The Basilica of St. Peter, in this area of Rome, was designed by Baroque architects.
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The Palace of Versailles
This residence of Louis XIV can be considered to be the premier example of Baroque architecture in Europe.
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Apollo Gallery
An example of Baroque architecture situated inside the Louvre
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Similarities between Baroque architecture and ancient Greek architecture
Both of these architectural styles used optical illusions.
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Protestant Reformation Beliefs
This religious movement was characterized by a belief that individuals needed a personal relationship with God and not the Church.
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Use the flashcards in this set to go over information about Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, along with their artistic works. Review the characteristics of different art styles in the Renaissance and Middle Ages, including the shifting characteristics of sculpture and painting. You can focus on the impact of humanistic ideology on the arts as well as techniques used while creating these works of art.

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Protestant Reformation Beliefs
This religious movement was characterized by a belief that individuals needed a personal relationship with God and not the Church.
Similarities between Baroque architecture and ancient Greek architecture
Both of these architectural styles used optical illusions.
Apollo Gallery
An example of Baroque architecture situated inside the Louvre
The Palace of Versailles
This residence of Louis XIV can be considered to be the premier example of Baroque architecture in Europe.
The Vatican
The Basilica of St. Peter, in this area of Rome, was designed by Baroque architects.
Specific cultural influence on early Medieval art
Artists during this time drew from Roman culture, applying Roman architectural and artistic forms in their work.
The Franks Casket and the Book of Durrow
These pieces of art represent examples of the blending of cultures that occurred in early Medieval Europe.
Focuses of Gothic Painters in Europe
These painters found different focuses based on their locations. Those to the north were more interested in illuminations, while those to the south worked on murals.
The Italian Gothic Period
Painters in this period created works from an exterior perspective while also supplying some of the first examples of realism in Christian paintings.
Sculpture in the Gothic Era
In this artistic era, sculpture design experienced a major shift when artists began creating freestanding works with more realism and geometric harmony.
Motte
This term refers to the artificial hill that wooden keeps were built upon in the 9th and 10th centuries. It provided additional height that helped defenders protect the castle.
Bailey
The area surrounding a motte's base. Barracks, workshops, stables and storage areas could be located in this area.
Palisade
Refers to a wall created with tree trunks that usually surrounded the bailey of a castle
Keep
This term refers to the wooden castles built in the 9th and 10th centuries, typically located on top of mottes.
Rococo Sculpture
A style of sculpture that focused on grace and delicacy. Artists in this style often chose to work with porcelain rather than heavier materials.
Baroque Sculpture
This sculptural style is characterized by technical perfection, a sense of energy and lots of dramatic elements.
Romanesque Sculpture
A style of sculpture that focused on trying to mimic Roman works and often featured abstract figures
Gothic Sculpture
Sculptors working in this style focused on keeping their work realistic and preferred slim, vertical lines.
Humanist Ideology
This ideology was inspired by the Greeks and became popular as the Church's power declined in reaction to the growth of a market economy and the appearance of the Black / bubonic plague.
Leonardo da Vinci
An artist born in 1452 who created many works of art and developed inventions. He is known for the way he used the perspective of color in his paintings.
Fresco
The most common kind of Renaissance painting, this consisted of murals. These murals were painted directly onto walls made of plaster.
Tempera Paint
Used by artists who wanted to paint on wood. Egg yolk was used as binder in this type of paint.
Chiaroscuro
A painting technique that creates the illusion of depth by utilizing sharp contrasts of dark and light
Sfumato
Painters use this technique when they depict 3-d objects by using lines that are blurred.
Artistic techniques that demonstrate the importance of perspective
Sfumato

Chiaroscuro

Foreshortening
Last Judgment
A fresco by Michelangelo that was considered very controversial because the figures he painted were nude. Another artist painted drapes over the nudity.
The David
This work of art is considered to be the most influential sculpture Michelangelo created and is believed to represent Michelangelo's support for the Republic of Florence.
Medici Family
A family of bankers in Florence who were known for their patronage of the arts
Renaissance Painting
This artistic era was influence by the philosophy of humanism and was characterized by paintings that focused on humans and less on aspects of heaven, such as halos.
Influences on Renaissance Art and Architecture
This style of art and architecture was heavily influenced by the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome.
Renaissance
This term means 'rebirth.'
'Four Apostles'
A painting created by Albrecht Durer that placed John the Evangelist, the apostle most associated with humanizing Christ, in the forefront to reflect the Protestant beliefs

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