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Vocabulary Ch. 1: What is Art
Art 1010 Face to Face Exploring Art course, Lana Gruendell Instructor
Terms in this set (16)
refers to the portrayal of people and things as they are seen by the eye or really thought to be , without idealization, without distortion
Refers to a distinctive handling of elements and media associated with the work of an individual artist, a school or movement, or specific culture or time period.
A style of art in which the subject matter is portrayed by geometric forms, especially cubes
The content is the message the work communicates. (E X: Dégas may have been trying to communicate the beauty and gracefulness of a ballet dancer in this painting.)
Art form that represents ideas using distortion and simplified shapes instead of natural forms.
art that makes no reference to the real world or reality.
In expressionistic art, form and color are freely distorted by the artist in order to achieve a heightened emotional impact.
to become deeply aware through the senses of the special nature of a visual object
Art incorporated into the daily environment to fulfill a useful purpose. (an example might be a chair)
something that stands for, or represents, something else.
Example: an eagle represents the United States
Elements of art
Line, Shape, form, color, value, space, and texture. The elements are the visual building blocks that the artist puts together to create a work of art.
Principles of art
The rules or guidelines that govern how artists organize the elements of art.
Subject of art
The subject is the image viewers can easily identify it in a work of art. The things that are represented in an artwork, such as people, buildings, trees, etc. ( E X: the subject of this painting is a dancer.)
The plan, placement or arrangement of the elements of art in an artwork. (composition means the same as design)
an artistic movement that emerged in the early 1960s; pop artists took images from popular culture and transformed them into works of fine art. (E X. Andy Warhol's Mickey Mouse screenprint)
Placing a work of art in a specific location, usually indoors. The space itself becomes a part of the art. It offers a physical experience that can be emotionally and intellectually involving. The work can be experienced from many angles; sometimes the viewer is inside the artwork
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