Goya, Chronos Devouring One of His Children, 1820-22
Compelling visual power & urgent message, but not traditionally "beautiful."
Goya, Chronos Devouring One of His Children, 1820-22 - Edward Weston, Cabbage Leaf, 1931 - Bellini, Pieta, c. 1500-05
Outsider/Folk Art Work
Samuel Hampton, Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations' Millenium General Assembly, 1950-64.
Realistic, naturalistic, resembles forms in the natural world, "window on the world."
Respresentational Art Work
Degas, Nude Woman Having her Hair Combed, c. 1886-88 - Duane Hanson, Housepainter III, 1984/1988. - Pablo Picasso, First Communion, 1895-96
distorts, exaggerates or simplifies the natural world to provide essence or universal meaning
Abstract Art Work
Louise Bourgeois, Woman with Packages, 1949. - Picasso, Seated Woman Holding a Fan, 1908 - Susan Rothenberg, Maggie's Ponytail, 1993-4.)
Stylized Art Work
Hathor & Sety, Detail, Tomb of Sety I, c. 1300 B.C.E. - Utamaro, Hairdressing, Japanese, 1798-99
Art and Ritual Art Work
Navajo man creating a sand painting - Joseph Beuys, How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare, 1965
Work created for a specific space to be entered, explored, experienced and reflected upon.
Constant, recurring or coherent traits or characteristics of an artist or a period of art - labeled after they develop.
The organization of Design Elements & Principles - Use of triangles, abstract shapes, muted colors
The story, including symbols or references, people, events, etc.' The explanation of the meaning of the artwork. Requires knowledge of the specific time, beliefs or culture of the artwork.