Art History
Chapter 6 – Space
Different ways of showing space:
 Size – Proportion
 Placement
 Overlapping
 Linear Perspective
 Atmospheric Perspective
How to measure things:
 2-D : Height and width
 3-D : height and width and depth
“Lemons”: Donald Sultan
 Contemporary artist
“Self”: Martin Puryear
 Hollow inside but looks like it is heavy
“Rubin Vase”: n/a
 Seeing a figure ground reversal
“Musee d’Orsay”: n/a
“Two Figures”: Barbra Hepworth
 She is playing with positive and negative space in the center of the wood
“Feast-making spoon”: n/a
“Clown”: Charles Denuth
 Used negative space to define the shapes
“One-point linear perspective….”: n/a
“The Last Supper”: Leonardo da Vinci
 It started to deteriorate
 He was working very experimentally on this work
“The wedding dance”: Pieter Brueghel the Elder
“The Dead Christ”: Andrea Mantegna
“Harmony in Red”: Henri Matisse
 Green thing could be a window or a painting
“Lady in armchair”: Paul Cezanne
 Atmospheric Perspective – lighting in the museum or where it is being showed
 Chiaroscuro
 Tenebrism
 Shade = Hue + black
 Tint = Hue + white
 Spectrum
“Test for Color Deficiency”: Ishihiara
 Used for testing color blind people
“Notre-Dame….”: Le Corbusier
“Madonna of the Rocks”: Leonardo da Vinci
“Rain, Storm, and speed- the great western railway”: J. M. Turner
“The confire”: Mary Cassalt
“Head of a Satyr”: Michelangelo
“Pink…” : Pat Steir