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14 terms

art test 1

STUDY
PLAY
nonrepresentational or nonobjective
art that turns its back on the visible world as starting point
style
refers to characteristic or group of characteristics we recognize as constant recurring or coherent; series of choices artist makes while creating work of art
form
the way a work of art looks
content
what a work of art is about
subject matter
what the work of art depicts
iconography
describing images involves indentifying, describing, and interpreting subject matter in art
context
web of connections a work of art has to the larger world of human culture
installation
space presented as work of art that can be entered, explored, experienced, and reflected upon
aesthetics
branch of philosophy concerned with feelings aroused by sensory experiences
stylized
representational art that conforms to preset style of set of conventions for depicting world
abstract
used appearance only as starting point
naturalistic
faithful to visual experience like light/shadow, gravity, etc.
bosch; the garden of earthly delights
cole; the oxbow

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