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.
FINAL EXAM: Wednesday, June 13 at 1 pm right here in
- Lascaux, France : Cave Painting. Prehistoric Art, pp 4, 345-348.
- Stonehenge, England. Prehistoric Art, pp 349-350. Do know that this
is considerably later in date and cultural sophistication than cave
- Votive statuettes from the Square Temple of the god Abu. Tell Asmar,
Iraq. Ancient Near East, pp 350-351.
- Stele of Hammarabi, Susa. Ancient Near East, pp 351-352.
- The Ishtar Gate and The Walking Lion, Babylon. Ancient Near
- The Great Pyramids at Giza and The Sphinx. Ancient Egyptian Art, pp
- Statues of Mycerinus and Kammi. Ancient Egyptian Art, pp 280, 355.
- Seated Statue of a Scribe. Ancient Egyptian Art, p. 355.
- Fragment of a Wall Painting from the tomb of Nebamun. Ancient
Egyptian Art, p. 356.
- Painted bust of Queen Nefertiti. Ancient Egyptian Art, p 357.
- Burial mask of the pharaoh Tutankhamun. Ancient Egyptian Art, p
- Cycladic Idol. Aegean Art, p. 363.
- Snake Goddess from Crete. Aegean Art, p. 364.
- Toreador Fresco from the Palace of King Minos at Knossos,
Crete. Aegean Art, p. 364.
- Dipylon Vase. Greek Art, p. 365-366.
- Kouros statue at the Met. Greek Art, pp 370-371.
- Praxiteles Hermes and the infant Dionysius. Greek Art, pp
- Poseidon, Greek Art, p. 144.
- Grave Stele of Hegeso. Greek Art, p. 19.
- Aphrodite of Melos. Greek Art, p. 49.
- The Laocoon. Greek Art, p. 372-373.
- The Acropolis, Athens, and the Parthenon. Greek Art, 368-369.
- The Alexander Mosaic, found at
Pompeii, Italy. This is a mosaic of about 50 B.C., a copy of a
Dioscurides of Samos of circa 300 B.C.
- Cup Bearer and Musicians from the Tomb of the Leopards,
Tarquinia. Etruscan Art, 374.
- "Sarcophagus of the Spouses" from Cerveteri. Etruscan Art, p79, 374.
- Wall Painting (fresco) at the villa of
Mysteries, Pompeii, about 50 B. C. (p. 377)
- Augustus of Prima Porta. Roman Art, p. 53
- Pont du Gard, Roman Art, p. 309.
- The Pantheon, Rome. Roman Art, p. 378-379.
- Reconstruction of Old St. Peter's, Rome. Early Christian Art, p. 382.
- Exterior and plan of San Vitale, Ravenna. Byzantine Art,
p. 383. Think here about central plan buildings
- Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey. Byzantine Art, p. 384.
- The Empress Theodora and Her
apse mosaic, church of San Vitale, Ravenna, ca. 547 A.D. (pp 382-383)
- Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey. Byzantine Art, p. 384.
- Taj Mahal, Agra, India. Islamic Art, p. 314-315.
- Church of San Marco,
Venice, 11th century and later.
- Purse cover from the Sutton Hoo Ship Burial. 625-633. Early Middle
Ages. p. 385.
- Animal Head from the Oseberg Burial Ship, Norway. c. 825. p. 385.
- Palace Chapel of Charlemagne, Aachen, Germany. 792-805. Early Middle
Ages. p. 386.
- St. Matthew the Evangelist. Before 823. Early Middle
Ages. p. 386-387.
- St. Sernin, Toulouse,
France. 1080-1120. Romanesque. p. 310; 388-389.
- Chartres Cathedral, France. Gothic. p. 311; 389-390.
- 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
- Masaccio. The
Trinity. Church of Santa Maria Novella, Florence, ca. 1425. (pp
for related work)
- Leonardo da Vinci. The Last Supper. Refectory (dining
room), Santa Maria della Grazie, Milan, 1495-1497. (p. 114)
- Leonardo da Vinci. Mona Lisa. 1503/1506. (pp 405-407)
- Michelangelo. The
Sistine Chapel Ceiling; detail of The
Creation of Adam,, Vatican City, 1508/1512. (pp 408-413)
- Raphael. The
School of Athens, Stanza della Segnatura (the library), Vatican City,
1509/1512. (pp 174; 414-415)
- Pietro da Cortona. The Triumph of the Barberini Family, (The
Allegory of Divine Providence) illusionistic ceiling fresco,
Palazzo Barberini, Rome, 1633/1636.
- Andrea Palladio. Villa Rotonda. Near Vicenza, Italy. 1566-1570
(High Renaissance) Central plan, temple front. Also interior design.
- Thomas Jefferson. University of Virginia. Charlottesville.
1817-1826. Neoclassical: the ancient/Renaissance style as an expression of
democracy. (p. 340-341)
- 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.
- 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.
- Le Corbusier. The Villa Savoye. France. 1929-1931.
- Frank Lloyd Wright. Fallingwater--the
Kauffmann House. Bear Run, PA, 1936-1937.(p. 335-337.)
- 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.)
Guggenheim Museum in NYC 1959. Also FYI.
- Consider the skyscraper! Here: The
Chrysler Building. New York City. 1930. Art Deco. Decoration: car
(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!
- Louis Daguerre. A
Still Life, a daguerretype, 1837.
- Alexander Gardner. Abraham Lincoln, April, 1865. Photographs from the
- 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
Lady of the Camellias Taken by another famous celebrity photographer,
Napoleon Sarony, in 1880.
- Timothy O'Sullivan.
Harvest of Death--Gettysburg, July, 1863 O'Sullivan was part of
Brady's crew of photographers during the Civil War. Remember how the
photos were arranged.
- Timothy O'Sullivan. Canyon de Chelle, Arizona, 1873.
- Bastien-LePage. Joan
of Arc, 1879. The double-exposure of photography used here to
indicate the presence of Joan's advising saints.
- Auguste Renoir. At
the Moulin de la Galette, Montmartre, Paris, 1876. (p. 62) An
Impressionist painter mimics here some of the qualities of photography.
- James A. M. Whistler.
Nocturne in Black and Gold (The Falling Rocket) ca. 1874. (related,
pp 464-465) Color, light, paint on canvas.
- 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
- Paul Cezanne. Mont
Sainte-Victoire, 1902-1904. One of many such views, as you
pp 66, 85, 129, 462)
- Vincent Van Gogh, Self-Portrait. and The Starry
Night, both 1889. (pp 12, 32, 460-461)
- Edward Steichen. Moonlight: the Pond, 1904; and
The Flatiron Building, 1905. Examples of painterly
- Umberto Boccioni. Dynamism of a Cyclist, and Unique
Forms of Continuity in Sapce, both 1913. One of the leading artists
Futurists: speed, energy, motion, fast fast fast...
- Pablo Picasso. Les
Demoiselles d'Avignon, 1907 (pp 466-469)
- Pablo Picasso. The Musicians, 1921. collage
- Pablo Picasso. Guernica, 1933.
- Paul Klee. The
Twittering Machine, 1922. (related 476-478)
- Jackson Pollock. Autumn Rhythm, 1950. (pp 34-35; 479-480)
- Willem de Kooning. Woman
I, (related p. 483)
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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