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the total appearance and organization of the physical and formal qualities of an artwork, "how"
that which makes up an artwork. line, value and light, color, shape, space, texture, volume and mass, time, and motion
traditional and nontraditional materials used to make art, such as charcoal, paint, clay, bronze, video, or computers
subtractive method (sculpture)
a technique in which a sculptural material is carved away to produce a form
influenced by the "happening," performance art consists of live action events staged as artworks
in any medium, those colors that, when mixed, produce the largest range of new colors. red, blue, yellow
a photographic process invented in the nineteenth century for fixing an image on a silver coated metal plate
a line of arches placed side by side on piers or columns that may be freestanding or attached to a wall
pictorial space in a 2-D work that remains true to the picture plane and shows very little depth
formed with two barrel vaults positioned at a 90-degree angles so as to cross or intersect one another
variation of the groin vaulting system in which arches diagonally cross over the groin vault forming skeletal ribs
sculpture that is partly projecting from a flat surface, when the sculptural form is at least half round of less
a buttress placed some distance from the structure it is supporting and it is connected to the main structure with an arch
the creating of lines or areas on glass or a metal plate, using acid that eats into the exposed surface but leaves coated, protected areas unchanged
a printmaking technique in which ink is applied to a stencil that has been temporarily adhered to a trenched cloth
a period of western art, primarily in the 20th century, during which innovation and self critical practice were emphasized
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