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Hum 1020 Ch 1 Terms - PHSC - Intro
Terms in this set (21)
is a set of rules or mutually accepted conditions. Ex.) keyboard and tuning of a piano
Those aspects of culture that look into what it means to be human. Constitutes a larger whole into which the arts fit as one piece. Includes visual art, architecture, music, theatre, dance, literature, and cinema.
Nestled under "humanities", it includes visual art, performing art, and architecture.
the act of bringing forth new forces and forms
the study of the nature of beauty and of art and comprises one of the five classical fields of philosophical inquiry-along with epistemology, ethics, logic, and metaphysics, coined by Alexander Baumgarten
the nature of the artist, the role of art, and the relationship between viewer and the work of art
usually involve tangible emblems of something abstract: a mundane object evoking a higher realm; they differ from signs, which suggest a fact or a condition; carry deeper, wider, and richer meanings. Ex.) Greek Cross, plus sign
painting, sculpture, architecture, music, theatre, dance, and cinema -- purely aesthetic qualities. Disciplines that create works produced for beauty rather than utility. Has expressive or emotional purpose.
refers to art forms that have a primarily decorative rather than expressive or emotional purpose; includes architecture and the "decorative art"
provide a record, give visible or other form to feelings, reveal metaphysical or spiritual truths, and help people see the world in new or innovative ways
enjoyment, political and social commentary, therapy, and artifact
a product of a particular time and place, an artwork represents the idea and technology of that specific time and place. Ex.) paintings, sculptures, poems, plays, and buildings
should entail a detailed process of analysis to gain understanding and appreciation; identifying formal elements, learning what to look for
applies no external conditions or information
adds to formal criticism an examination of related information outside of the artwork ex.) facts about the artists life
personality of an artwork; gives us that body of characteristics that identifies an artwork with an individual, a historical period, a school artists, or a nation. Ex.) realism, expressionism, and abstract
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