The belief that the existence of souls and the conviction that nonhuman things can be endowed with a soul.
Neive or folk artist
refers to the work done by an artist who was not trained in an academy or other traditional manner of art education
the literal, visible image in a work of art, as distinguished from its content, which includes the connotative, symbolic, and suggestive aspects of the image.
A composition consisting of three panels side by sides. Generally hinged in such away that the outer two panels can close like shutters over the central one.
the rendering of images and objects in a simplified way so though they remain unrecognized their formal and expressive elements remain the same.
Nonrepresentational or nonobjective art
Art that make no references to the natural world and that explores the inherent expressive as aesthetic potential of the formal element.
The branch of philosophy concerned with the feelings aroused in us by sensory experiences such as seeing and hearing. they examine the nature of art and the nature f beauty.
A form of art that not only includes physical space but also the human activities that goes on with it.
A mark left from a moving point. actual or implied, and varying in direction, thickness and density .
the use of fine parallel lines drawn closely together, often rapidly drawn to create an illusion of shape or texture.
Layers of hatching placed at angle usually the first layer is horizontal and the second is vertical the closer the lines the less white paper shows.
often called the Brillo pad technique. uses layers scribbled marks to build up texture and value.
Layers of short straight mark various textures result depending on whether short hatching are applied vertically, at right angles, following a contour or random angles.
Art created according to the belief that the essence of the art resides in a motivation idea. and that nay physical realization or recording of this idea is secondary.