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What is asymmetry?
A sense of balance achieved by placing objects or forms that are different on either side of a central line.
What is the difference between movement and rhythm?
Movement is the sense of motion created by a piece, where as rhythm is the simulation of motion through the repetition of an object or part in the piece.
As an architect incorporates structural balance, he/she considers _______________.
both the aesthetics and stability of the structure.
In the image above, entitled Raft of the Medusa, the artist wanted to give ______________ to the man waving the flag or cloth in the upper right corner.
All of the following are principles of design in art, except which?
Formal balance is _______________
the linear symmetry of an images, so that two halves are mirror images of each other.
When the artist created this piece of art, she chose to place the words vertically. Why would she make this choice?
She wanted the eyes to start at the top, and then move to the bottom of the page.
To create this piece and convey a desired message or feeling, the artist relied mainly on which two principles of design?
[NOT] movement and emphasis
Look at the painting by Duchamp, entitled _______(1)_______. The repetition and shifting diagonal lines creates a sense of _______(2)_______.
(1) Nude Descending a Staircase; (2) movement
In art, what does the term, "form" mean?
Any three dimensional geometric shape. It can also refer to the visible elements of a piece.