Man vs. Man
Conflict between man and himself or the protagonist and antagonist.
Coming of age
Transition from childhood and adulthood and all the stuff in between.
Average person becoming a hero. Ex. Hercules. 1. Character isolated. 2. Task to prove. 3. Triumph.
Affecting the senses. Ultimate appreciation of art.
System of philosophy emphasizing intuitive and spiritual above empirical and material.
Uniqueness of each human freely making self-defining choices.
Period from 1900-50. Art makes a self-concious break with previous genres.
Starting 1960. Incorporates a sense of ambivalence about scientific and tech. advances.
Type or category.
Material art is made of.
People or works that are experimental/innovative.
Art with no recognizable subject.
Art w/recognizable subject. Simplified to emphasize geometric shape, color, or line.
Rebirth. Greek and Roman ideals. 1150-1348. Ideals of classic humanism, scientific naturalism, and individualism.
A man who has broad intellectual interests and is accomplished in areas of both arts and science. Universal man.
Referring to the Greco-Roan est. of Western ideas and ed.
4 Ways to judge art
1. Artist's intent.
2. Will it stand the test of time?
3. Elements/Medium used.
4. Sincerity vs. Sentimentality
Looking at a piece of art work without learning any background.
Learning about what the artist intended while painting the piece, background, history etc.