Presentation on theme: "By: Laura Cavens and Tricia Prewitt. Chinese Art Alters Ritual Vessels Jade Dragons Imperial Seals Clothing Religious There is no such thing as art for."— Presentation transcript:
Ritual Vessels Yi is placed in the pan Yi holds the ritual water
Jade Bi Han dynasty Enhance position of emperor-Son of Heaven Heaven, Earth, and 4 cardinal directions Heaven is a circle Blue represents Heaven Yellow represents Earth Green represents East Red represents South White represents West Black represents North
Jade Bi continued The 5 agents control the natural order Seasons, natural materials, times, directions, and color Dragons used on disks, means it belonged to the emperor Jade was suppose to have potent magic, and aesthetic satisfaction Jade belts also showed rank
Clothing The quality of a courtiers attire showed the social rank and status of the weaver Emperors clothes The last link between Heaven and Earth Yellow is the imperial color Manchu style Established the roles and virtues of the Son of Heaven
Clothing continued Military and Civil Service Ranks The Ming dynasty started it The symbols for the Civil Service are birds The symbols for the Military ranks are animals The 7 th /8 th rank of both is a rhino
Olmec Art Basalt symbolizes the Earths fiery power Used to make thrones and colossal heads Jade symbolizes water Jaguars, eagles, serpents are gods Craved into green stone Olmec rulers shown with gods Religious
Nazca Art Giant desert picture Miles wide Pottery, textiles most important type of art Many art forms of the Cat god
Maya Art Their pyramids have 9 levels symbolizing the 9 levels of the underworld
Toltec Art Shows aggressive nature of animals Shows empires military demeanor
Aztec Art Started to do art in 3-D Royal portraits were rare before the European conquest Few portraits with hieroglyphs placed near the rulers head to ID
Inca Art Gold and silver are sacred The ruler wears a symbolic color so he is connected with the gods Rulers are divine, born of the Sun god Inca nobles wore pectorals
The New World Moorish art traditions Reconquest architecture style European book illustration Italian Renaissance 1 st oil paintings appear
Cult of Guadalupe Mexican cult Virgin of Guadalupe Christianity and Aztec religious beliefs mixing The Virgin Mary showed up a Tepeyac, which is sacred to the Aztec Earth- mother goddess Tonantzin Shown on Diegos Indian fiber coat Church built at Tepeyac
Romantic Art Jose Maria Estrada Arts revolt against ridged art rules Representing picturesque
Modernismo Adopted Cubism, Impressionism, Symbolism, Naturalism, Art Nouveau Saturnino Herran (1887-1918) Politically against the Academic Realism Dr. Atl: held an art show against the government's art show Diego Rivera 1886-1957 Cubist
Shamanism The belief that humans can turn into animals. Only important people like priests, or shamans
Prestige objects Used only by the king and his family. Show that the king was powerful and wealthy and could control artists.
Queen mother Most important women in Benin. The mother had a cast head that was made in brass.
Ivory salt cellars Ivory was traded. One of the things made by the Africans was the salt cellars. it was made from sherbo ivory. It came from the west African coast and it was made by the sherbo people.
Fetish figures Objects thought to have magical powers. Called onto by owners to protect or help hunt enemies. The people of Kongo state had the idea of adding nails to the Fetish figures after seeing the Christians add nails to Christ.
Divination The way certain people tell the future by using magical powers. They use a special tool in order to communicate with gods.
Kuba Giving the king a crested eagle is a good thing because it signifies power.
Afro-Brazilian architecture The Afro-Brazilian architecture was derived from the Portuguese - Brazilian style. Slaves brought the style with them when they returned to Nigeria in the late 19 th century. The houses are very decorated.
Body Art In Africa some societies art is put on bodies. The marks are to show how high of ranking a women is.
Carnivals Art was used in costumes to celebrate an event that was happening.
African Masks Made to use in social activities or group rituals Thought to have had magical and supernatural powers Suppose to attract good forces and drive away bad ones Warrior masks symbolize energy and courage Women or children masks symbolize fertility
El Greco Made The Agony Garden The picture helps us identify with Christ's suffering.
The Parthenon The greatest temple ever built in 431b.c. Was completed before the Peloponnesian war. Was dedicated to the goddess Athena.
Phiclias (c. 550- 431BCE) Worked on the Parthenon.
The Colosseum It was completed in 80 A.D. Accommodates 50,000 people.
Arch Titus spoils from the triumph in Jerusalem Shows parts of the triumphal possession celebrating the conquest of Jerusalem.
Crucifixion A painting showing Christ's crucifixion
Claude Monet Another impressionist painter that never had fantasy art but has subjective art. the painting water lilies was a sequel to bank of the seine Bennecourt.
Edgar Regas Was a sculpture that made the 14 year old dancer. When he showed the sculpture it caused great scandal because he didnt stick to tradition instead he used rough texture and cotton and silk for the skirt.
Vincent Van Gogh He didnt think that impressionists didnt give artists enough freedom to express their emotions. He says I want to paint men and women with that something of the eternal which the halo used to symbolize.
Evardo Munch The image scream is to signify fear, the terrifying unreasoned fear we feel in a nightmare. His work causes great controversy that in 1892 his work was exhibited.
Picasso His paintings were in blue and white which is what most painter painted when they went to Paris. His paintings usually consist of beggars, Derelicts, and other outcasts which the painting the old guitarist