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Art appreciation Chapters 1 and 2
Terms in this set (53)
Work of art
What the artist makes for our viewing
A particular material along with its accompanying technique
Art made with more than one medium
5 traits that define creativity
Associating, Questioning, Observing, Networking, Experimenting
Who are the founders of art? the Titans?
Leonardo and Michelagelo
A realistic portrayal of a subject matter
Art based on a somethings natural appearance but is modified or changed in some way (ex- Picasso)
Art without reference to anything outside itself, Art without any recognizable objects.
Representational art with the human form as the principle role.
How the artist chooses to present the work. Technique, medium, carving, painting, realistic, abstract, vertical, horizontal
Context, what the work of art is about (male,female,lovers kissing)
The message or the meaning of the work, the why?
Subject, form and content are all dependent upon each other
Refers to the subjects, symbols and motifs used in an image to convey its meaning.
What are the 3 types of definitions for the word art?
Theoretical, philosophical and cultural
The theoretical definition for art
The expression or application of creative skill and imagination.
What are the 2 types of philosophical definitions of art?
Functional and proceduralist
The functional definition for art
Belief that works of art performs a function or functions
The proceduralist definition of art
Belief that works of art are created in accordance with certain rules or procedures.
The cultural definition of art
A representation of a culture
What are the 6 purposes of art?
Personal expression, worship and ritual, social causes, communication, day to day living, and visual delight
Creativity is what?
Fundamental to making art
What are the 3 theories for art criticism?
Formal, contextual, expressive
What is formal art criticism?
The visual elements and design principles that effect the viewers thoughts and feelings, what might influence the piece of art their looking at.
What is contextual art criticism?
Economy, cultural values, politics, (environmental influences)
What is expressive art criticism?
The powerful, personal meaning and profound human concern
What are the 2 types of artistic critique?
Individual and group
Awareness of beauty and or quality in a work of art
The art of ancient Greek and Rome
Variations of one hue of color
A style of painting that originated in France about 1870
Loose or spontaneous brushwork
A subject in a ideal or perfect state or form
Sculpture made by assembling found or cast off objects
The ability to process visual info
To use your imagination
To call something back from memory.
To become aware through the senses
To be conscious, to know something
What are the 3 types of appearances in art?
Representational, abstract and nonrepresentational
2D art is what?
2D art focuses on the dimensions of height and width
The actual flat surface on which the artist creates a pictorial image
The art's boundaries, edges that confine the image
A visual element in a picture that draws the viewers attention
The area in a picture that is not emphasized
What is figure ground reversal?
When positive and negative space change within a work of art
3D art is what?
Art focusing on the dimensions of height, width and depth
Give examples of 2D art
drawings, paintings, prints, digital images and photos
Give examples of 3D art
Sculpture, assemblage, casting, installation and architecture
The manner and skill with which the artists employ their tools and material to achieve
What is additive technique?
The process of building up material to create a work of art
What is subtractive technique?
Working reductivly, removing material to create a work of art.
What is the manipulation technique?
The process of shaping pliable materials by hand or with the use of tools (also known as modeling)
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