Art 101 : Introduction to Visual Arts
List of Works of Art for the Final


Please note that this list now contains the list of works that you are to know for the the Midterm and the Final. Know the words in italics. Page numbers from our text are given for the works to be found there. Please note that you will need to read the entire chapter, and not just the pages listed below.


  1. Lascaux, France : Cave Painting. Prehistoric Art, pp 4, 345-348.
  2. Stonehenge, England. Prehistoric Art, pp 349-350. Do know that this is considerably later in date and cultural sophistication than cave painting.
  3. Votive statuettes from the Square Temple of the god Abu. Tell Asmar, Iraq. Ancient Near East, pp 350-351.
  4. Stele of Hammarabi, Susa. Ancient Near East, pp 351-352.
  5. The Ishtar Gate and The Walking Lion, Babylon. Ancient Near East, 352-353.
  6. The Great Pyramids at Giza and The Sphinx. Ancient Egyptian Art, pp 51, 354.
  7. Statues of Mycerinus and Kammi. Ancient Egyptian Art, pp 280, 355.
  8. Seated Statue of a Scribe. Ancient Egyptian Art, p. 355.
  9. Fragment of a Wall Painting from the tomb of Nebamun. Ancient Egyptian Art, p. 356.
  10. Painted bust of Queen Nefertiti. Ancient Egyptian Art, p 357.
  11. Burial mask of the pharaoh Tutankhamun. Ancient Egyptian Art, p 357-359.
  12. Cycladic Idol. Aegean Art, p. 363.
  13. Snake Goddess from Crete. Aegean Art, p. 364.
  14. Toreador Fresco from the Palace of King Minos at Knossos, Crete. Aegean Art, p. 364.
  15. Dipylon Vase. Greek Art, p. 365-366.
  16. Kouros statue at the Met. Greek Art, pp 370-371.
  17. Praxiteles Hermes and the infant Dionysius. Greek Art, pp 280-281.
  18. Poseidon, Greek Art, p. 144.
  19. Grave Stele of Hegeso. Greek Art, p. 19.
  20. Aphrodite of Melos. Greek Art, p. 49.
  21. The Laocoon. Greek Art, p. 372-373.
  22. The Acropolis, Athens, and the Parthenon. Greek Art, 368-369.
  23. The Alexander Mosaic, found at Pompeii, Italy. This is a mosaic of about 50 B.C., a copy of a painting by Dioscurides of Samos of circa 300 B.C.
  24. Cup Bearer and Musicians from the Tomb of the Leopards, Tarquinia. Etruscan Art, 374.
  25. "Sarcophagus of the Spouses" from Cerveteri. Etruscan Art, p79, 374.
  26. Wall Painting (fresco) at the villa of Mysteries, Pompeii, about 50 B. C. (p. 377)
  27. Augustus of Prima Porta. Roman Art, p. 53
  28. Pont du Gard, Roman Art, p. 309.
  29. The Pantheon, Rome. Roman Art, p. 378-379.
  30. Reconstruction of Old St. Peter's, Rome. Early Christian Art, p. 382.
  31. Exterior and plan of San Vitale, Ravenna. Byzantine Art, p. 383. Think here about central plan buildings
  32. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey. Byzantine Art, p. 384.
  33. The Empress Theodora and Her Attendants, apse mosaic, church of San Vitale, Ravenna, ca. 547 A.D. (pp 382-383)
  34. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey. Byzantine Art, p. 384.
  35. Taj Mahal, Agra, India. Islamic Art, p. 314-315.
  36. Church of San Marco, Venice, 11th century and later.
  37. Purse cover from the Sutton Hoo Ship Burial. 625-633. Early Middle Ages. p. 385.
  38. Animal Head from the Oseberg Burial Ship, Norway. c. 825. p. 385.
  39. Palace Chapel of Charlemagne, Aachen, Germany. 792-805. Early Middle Ages. p. 386.
  40. St. Matthew the Evangelist. Before 823. Early Middle Ages. p. 386-387.
  41. St. Sernin, Toulouse, France. 1080-1120. Romanesque. p. 310; 388-389.
  42. Chartres Cathedral, France. Gothic. p. 311; 389-390.
  43. Giotto. View of the Arena Chapel, Padua, and a scene: The Entry into Jerusalem; ca. 1305. (pp 393-394) The text illustrates The Lamentation over the Dead Christ
  44. Masaccio. The Trinity. Church of Santa Maria Novella, Florence, ca. 1425. (pp 401-402 for related work)
  45. Leonardo da Vinci. The Last Supper. Refectory (dining room), Santa Maria della Grazie, Milan, 1495-1497. (p. 114)
  46. Leonardo da Vinci. Mona Lisa. 1503/1506. (pp 405-407)
  47. Michelangelo. The Sistine Chapel Ceiling; detail of The Creation of Adam,, Vatican City, 1508/1512. (pp 408-413)
  48. Raphael. The School of Athens, Stanza della Segnatura (the library), Vatican City, 1509/1512. (pp 174; 414-415)
  49. Pietro da Cortona. The Triumph of the Barberini Family, (The Allegory of Divine Providence) illusionistic ceiling fresco, Palazzo Barberini, Rome, 1633/1636.
  50. Andrea Palladio. Villa Rotonda. Near Vicenza, Italy. 1566-1570 (High Renaissance) Central plan, temple front. Also interior design.
  51. Thomas Jefferson. University of Virginia. Charlottesville. 1817-1826. Neoclassical: the ancient/Renaissance style as an expression of democracy. (p. 340-341)
  52. Charles Garnier. Opera Building in Paris. 1861-1874. Classicizing style as expression of upper-class dominance. Remember, Paris was remade in the late 19th century: tiny Medieval streets (great for building barricades) are torn out; broad boulevards are put in.
  53. Walter Gropius. The Bauhaus. Dessau, Germany. 1925-1926 (Early Modern Architecture) Think of this building as one of sources for the design of LCC and other streamlined, sheer wall constructions.
  54. Le Corbusier. The Villa Savoye. France. 1929-1931.
  55. Frank Lloyd Wright. Fallingwater--the Kauffmann House. Bear Run, PA, 1936-1937.(p. 335-337.)
  56. Here are some of Wright's Usonian houses : Remember these are the direct source for the track home! (Wright must have cringed) From the late 1930s to the later 1950s. (Not on exam, just thought that you might be interested.)
  57. Wright's Guggenheim Museum in NYC 1959. Also FYI.
  58. Consider the skyscraper! Here: The Chrysler Building. New York City. 1930. Art Deco. Decoration: car parts. (Oops, we didn't get to this--oh well--next time.) By the way, it has the pointy thing on top just to be taller than the Woolworth Building!
     
    
  59. Louis Daguerre. A Still Life, a daguerretype, 1837.
  60. Alexander Gardner. Abraham Lincoln, April, 1865. Photographs from the Lincoln assassination.
  61. Nadar. Sarah Bernhardt, 1865. The real image of one of the first "celebrities." Yet, remember, this "true" photograph has also been manipulated to make her look more like the beauty ideal of the day. [Not the one shown in class, but very similar, down to the heavy robe) Here she is a few years later, costumed and posed as the leading character in The Lady of the Camellias Taken by another famous celebrity photographer, Napoleon Sarony, in 1880.
  62. Timothy O'Sullivan. Harvest of Death--Gettysburg, July, 1863 O'Sullivan was part of Matthew Brady's crew of photographers during the Civil War. Remember how the photos were arranged.
  63. Timothy O'Sullivan. Canyon de Chelle, Arizona, 1873.
  64. Bastien-LePage. Joan of Arc, 1879. The double-exposure of photography used here to indicate the presence of Joan's advising saints.
  65. Auguste Renoir. At the Moulin de la Galette, Montmartre, Paris, 1876. (p. 62) An Impressionist painter mimics here some of the qualities of photography.
  66. James A. M. Whistler. Nocturne in Black and Gold (The Falling Rocket) ca. 1874. (related, pp 464-465) Color, light, paint on canvas.
  67. Camille Pissarro. Boulevard Montmarte, Paris, 1897. A painterly derivation of the type of city views first made possible by the camera. See here Place du Theatre Francais 1898. Here is another Paris city scene, The Boulevard des Italiens, 1897. By the way, did you know that Pissarro was an anarchist?
  68. Paul Cezanne. Mont Sainte-Victoire, 1902-1904. One of many such views, as you remember. ( pp 66, 85, 129, 462)
  69. Vincent Van Gogh, Self-Portrait. and The Starry Night, both 1889. (pp 12, 32, 460-461)
  70. Edward Steichen. Moonlight: the Pond, 1904; and The Flatiron Building, 1905. Examples of painterly photography.
  71. Umberto Boccioni. Dynamism of a Cyclist, and Unique Forms of Continuity in Sapce, both 1913. One of the leading artists of the Futurists: speed, energy, motion, fast fast fast...
  72. Pablo Picasso. Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, 1907 (pp 466-469)
  73. Pablo Picasso. The Musicians, 1921. collage
  74. Pablo Picasso. Guernica, 1933.
  75. Paul Klee. The Twittering Machine, 1922. (related 476-478)
  76. Jackson Pollock. Autumn Rhythm, 1950. (pp 34-35; 479-480)
  77. Willem de Kooning. Woman I, (related p. 483)
FINAL EXAM: Wednesday, June 13 at 1 pm right here in 129
If you miss the Final (and you'd better have a good excuse, and broken-down cars or having to take people to the airport are NOT good excuses) life turns bad because I'm leaving for Italy after the exam and who knows when or if I'm coming back...


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