Category Archives: Art History

1st Semester Test Slide List

Semester 1 Slide List Here it is – your slide list.  Some works are listed because they include important concepts, not because the actual work will be tested.  Additional things you should know: 50 multiple choice questions 90ish% of the … Continue reading

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Critique: Two Gibbons Reaching for the Moon

Write a critique of the attached artwork.  For your convenience, the title of the work and the artist’s name are included in the name of the file.  Feel free to do a little research if you need to. We need … Continue reading

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Find Me: Color Schemes

Your assignment is to find images which demonstrate each of the following color schemes: Primary Secondary Analogous Complimentary Cool Warm High Key Low Key Monochromatic Neutral For the images I only want graphic, advertising, popular, or contemporary art.  I do … Continue reading

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Women are from Venus

The following is a released question which appeared on an AP test a few years ago. Your assignment is to fully answer the question being asked of you, as if you were taking an AP test. You are allowed, and … Continue reading

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Architecture Scavenger Hunt

You are to (using the camera of your choice) bring in photos of architectural features.  For full credit, you must find and record 20 different architectural features with accompanying definition.  You are looking for architectural features which could be found … Continue reading

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Timeline: Prehistory to Greece

You are to construct an original timeline.  The timeline must do the following things: The timeline must include the required artworks, artistic periods, and historic dates listed below. The timeline must demonstrate the sequential nature of some of these events. … Continue reading

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Drawing to Understand Composition

“Drawing is a way to see.”  Since the early 1800’s art educators have put forth the idea that drawing is just one more way to understand a topic, whether it is a diagram to show a process, a map to … Continue reading

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Critique: Orozco

Today in class we went over the critique method.  A breakdown of the critique method can be found here. We then had some time in class to begin writing a critique of the work seen below. If you did not get … Continue reading

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Meet Khanacademy.org

So, as has been said a bunch, we don’t have our textbooks yet.  And, as has also been said a bunch, Khanacademy.org can be an excellent resource and an excellent stand in for our textbook. For this homework assignment, I … Continue reading

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APAH Find Me: Elements and Principles

Your assignment is to find images which demonstrate each of the following terms: Formal Balance Informal Balance Color (intense) Line Proportion (unusual) Rhythm Texture Unity (aka harmony) Value Variety For the images I only want graphic, advertising, or popular art.  … Continue reading

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