Chapter 4 Notes

Chapter 4 Notes - Chapter 4 Notes Going Home by Jacob...

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Chapter 4 Notes Going Home by Jacob Lawrence h Figure 109 h 1946 h Jacob Lawrence balanced unity and variety; he established visual themes with the lines, shapes and colors of the train seats, figures, and luggage. h Ex of genre scene which is a scene of everyday life h Also an example of unity with variety Unity with Variety is achieved primarily with the following: 1.proximity: things are close together, occupy same space or touch/overlap 2. repetition of shape: having more than one shape 3. repletion of color: dark color and light color 4. continuation of real or imagined line Interior of a Dutch House by Pieter de Hooch - figure 110 -1658 - example of unity with variety h Rectangular shapes provide a unifying structure Chariot by Alberto Giacometti - 1950 - Figure 111 - Combines diverse elements- a standing female figure and two wheel - Unity is achieved through the thin lines and rough texture in the figure - Example of unity with variety Two kinds of balance: 1. Symmetrical balance a. Everything on one side perfectly balances the other side of the picture ; example is the white house and many architectural pieces ( A design for the president’s house
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