Art Appreciation Ch. 5
Terms in this set (48)
in two-dimensional art when the artist organizes all the elements to satisfy his expressive intent.
organizing the elements to satisfy the artist expressive intent within all types of art.
the principles of design are a natural part of
Principles of Design
codify, or explain systematically, our sent of "rightness" and help to show why certain designs work better than others
the use of scale to indicate relative importance.
refers to size relationships between parts of a whole or between two or more items perceived as a unit.
Memory of Oceania
The Hotel Eden
Newar Artists Densatil Monastery
Thirteen-Deity Jnanadakini Mandala
Deer's Skull with Pedernal 1936
The Luo Brothers
Welcome the World Famous Brand Name
Death and Life
The Zen Priest Choka 16th/17th century
refers to apparent "heaviness" or "lightness" of the forms arranged in a composition, as guaged by how insistently they draw our eyes.
when the weight is distributed evenly around a central axis.
a sense of oneness, of things belonging together and making up a coherent whole.
difference which provides interest
Joseph Mallord William Turner
The Burning of the Houses of Parliament
A Bar at the Foiles-Bergere
Balance encourages our acive participation in _________.
mood or meaning
As an important aspect of form, balance also helps communicate a ______.
means that our attention is drawn more to certain parts of a composistion than to others.
If emphasis is on a relatively small, clearly defined area it is called a ________.
means that certain areas of the composition are purposefully made less visually interesting so that the areas of emphasis stand out.
Henry Ossawa Tanner
The Banjo Lesson 1893
Still Life with Compotier, Pitcher, and Fruit. 1892-94
Francisco de Goya
Executions of the Third of May, 1808 1814-1815
size in relation to a standard or "normal" size.
the size we expect something to be.
Claes Oldenburg and Cooseje van Bruggen.
Delusions of Grandeur II 1948
based in repetition and it is a basic part of the world we find ourselves in.
Leonardo Da Vinci
Study of Human Proportions according to Vitruvius 1485-90
divides a length into two unequal segments in such a way that the smaller segment has the same ratio to the larger segment as the larger segment has to the whole.
1 to 1.618
The Modulor 1945 and Notre-Dame-du-Haut, 1950-55
Easy to remember 2001
Fish Nets Drying in the Sun. 17th Century
Landscape with Yellow Birds 1923
Leon Battista Alberti
Facade of Sant' Andrea, Mantua 1470
Girl Before a Mirror 1932
Hans Baldugn Grien
The Three Ages of Woman and Death, 1510
Venus with a Mirror 1555
a diagram of a cosmic realm. meaning circle in Sanskrit.
focuses on the formal elements of a work, especially its style.
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