Ancient Near East Art

Why study creativity? – To invent to solve problems
To produce something new
Be unique or one of a kind
To be literate
The reward-richest people on the planet
Who came up with Cubism? – Pablo Picasso
Mosques – Muslim place of worship that is intricately decorated inside
engraving – โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹el grabado
Motif – A repetitive pattern or recurrent figure in two-dimensional or three-dimensional works of art. It can be used as the central element, or can be repeated with variations throughout a work.
Chalk and Pastel – sanguine: colored chalk used during the Renaissance
line – 1. A long thin mark on a surface. 2. A continuous extent of length, straight or curved, without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point. 3. Long, narrow mark or band.
Early hotbed of hellenistic Art – became the Kingdom of pergamon, a greek settlement in Asia Minor (today:turkey)
Acrylic paint – a bright coloured paint
Early hotbed of hellenistic Art – became the Kingdom of pergamon, a greek settlement in Asia Minor (today:turkey)
is plastic based – acrylic paint
Allegory – a work that uses symbols, often humans forms, to stand for ideas or convey messages
representar – to represent / to depict
Emotionalism – Used by people who feel art must speak to the viewer through their emotions.
Title: Sculpture of Senwosret III
Date: Ca. 1850 BCE –

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