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Art Appreciation Ch.2
to become aware through the senses, particularly through sight or hearing
refers to an awareness of beauty or to that quality in awork of art or other manmade or natural form which evokes a sense of elevated awareness in viewer
those with little or no formal art education to make objects commonly recognized
is made by people who are largely unaware of art history or the art trends of their time
applies to art by artist who are part of established traditions of style, theme, and craftsmanship
the most common subjects
the artist who painted or sculpted them (Santos)
Representational,Abstract, and Non Representational
are used to describe at work's relationship to the physical world
Representational Art (objective/figurative art)
depicts the appearance of things
objects that representational art depicts
the most "real" looking paintings. "Fool the eye"
Ceci n'est pas une pipe
"this is not a pipe"
1. Work of art that have no reference at all to natural objects
2. Works that forms with no specific references to anything outside themselves
panels of many different designs, giving the room a rich and varied visual texture
Nonrepresentational Art (nonobjective/nonfigurative Art)
presents visual forms with no specific references to anything outside themselves
refers to the total effect of the combined visual qualities within a work
refers to the message or meaning of the work of art
is the symbolic meanings of signs, subjects, and images