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HOW TO PLAY GAME: 1.) IDENTIFY the ART MOVEMENT 2. Name any CHARACTERISTIC of that movement. 3. Move mouse over image to flip card for correct answers.
RENAISSANCE: harmony and balance, symmetry, geometry, carving of scenes from nature and ordinary living.
BAROQUE: rebellion against the order,rich tapestries, luxurious finishing, used wealthy, glossy materials, emphasis on drama and movement.
ARTS AND CRAFTS: Movement: handicrafts, embroidery, carving, block, printing and stained glass windows, natural colours, 'true to materials', used animals, plants and bird life in their textiles and wallpapers.
ART NOUVEAU: use asymmetrical balance, curved lines, shapes/forms are organic, inspired by nature, use materials like silk, velvet and embroidery for textiles.
SCANDINAVIAN: light-coloured, organic shapes, Furniture was well made, often covered in striking colours. Attention to detail and finish is emphasised. Used modern materials such as plastics to create simple stack chairs. The furniture was simple in shape and had clean lines and smooth textures. Lines were organic as well as straight. Materials often used included fibreglass, wood, rubber, plastic, vinyl and plywood.
DE STIJL: use only the three primaries, and the three neutral colours, ,simplification were used ,smooth surfaces, only used vertical and horizontal lines, balance, harmony, order, logic. , shapes/forms are abstract blocks/shapes of squares and rectangles.
DECONSTRUCTIVISM: rejected pure function. Rebellion against harmony, unity and stability. Feeling of instability, uncertainty, unease, shock and disruption. Irregular appearance. Distort and dislocate elements. Use unusual or unconventional materials and methods. opposing elements such as steel/water or natural/ man-made.
POP ART: use of plastic, materials produced to resemble plastic, use Vinyl, PVC for clothing, use images of movie idols, consumer goods, fast cars and neon signs, use bright colours and strong outlines, use popular culture and everyday objects
BAUHAUS: used basic and essential forms, stripped of decoration. Used light tubular steel frames for open structured chairs. Chairs were simple and "true to materials" Lightweight metal chairs were created that could be mass produced. Produced prefabricated furniture. Emphasis on examining the formal and physical properties of materials.
ART DECO: uses symmetrical balance, eclectic style borrowing from past styles, exotic colours and wood, zigzag and stepped forms.