Art Study Guide- "Midterm" 2023

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Art History

This covers Olmec art, Diego Rivera, and Emmylou Packard.

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Mesoamerica

Southern Mexico, Northern Central America

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The type of artwork the Olmecs are known for

Colossal stone heads, taller than a person

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Olmec- English translation

People of the land of rubber

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a way the rubber the Olmecs made was used

Rubber balls for a game played in a pit

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Where Olmec rubber comes from

Rubber trees

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Towns where the Olmecs lived

La Venta; San Lorenzo

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Two other Mesoamerican cultures after the Olmecs

Aztec and Maya

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Birthplace of Diego Rivera

Guanajuato, Mexico

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Birth year of Diego Rivera

1886

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Diego Rivera’s spouse

Frida Kahlo

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What Frida Kahlo was known for

paintings (mainly self-portraits)

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Type of artwork Diego Rivera did

Murals; Frescos; Paintings

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Fresco

Painting done in rapidly in watercolor wet plaster on a wall or ceiling

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Common themes in Rivera’s artwork

working people; history/culture; communism

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<p>The name of this artwork</p>

The name of this artwork

Pan American Unity; The Marriage of the Artistic Expression of the North and of the South on this Continent

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the type of artwork Pan American Unity is

fresco

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the place where Pan American Unity was painted and displayed

The Golden Gate International Exposition

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The Location The Golden Gate International Exposition was held

Treasure Island

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The year in which The Golden Gate International Exposition was held

1940

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Themes represented in Pan American Unity

Nature; Industrialization; People from history,

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Coatlicue

Aztec goddess , name means snake skirt

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Quetzalcoatl

Feathered serpent deity

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The relationship between emmylou packard and Diego Rivera

assistant and family friend

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Birthplace of Emmy Lou packard

El Centro Imperial Valley CA

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The way Emmy Lou Packard met Diego Rivera

On a family vacation with her father

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Emmy Lou packard’s dad’s job

Agronomist

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Common subjects of Emmy Lou packard’s work

Nature; activism; peace; children; people in fields; open space

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