Art Notes.pdf - Art Chapter 4*Shape 2D area*Perspective a system that allows the pic plane to function as a convincing window into its subject*Figure

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Art: Chapter 4 *Shape: 2D area *Perspective: a system that allows the pic plane to function as a convincing window into its subject.*Figure ground relation: the wall became the ground (2 images in one, depends where u look)-Shapes between figures are known as negative shapes (ex: the black vase) and the figures themselves are positive shapes (ex: white faces)*Mass: a solid that occupies 3D volume.-can be measured with height, width, AND depth.-Ex: Circle= shape, Sphere=has mass*Umberto Boccioni believes no object exists in space alone and rather coexists with surroundings*Futurist movement started by Marinetti called for the beauty of speed.*Barbara Hepworth’s Two figures-negative shapes: holes + space in between*negative she is defining the positive shapes (ex: hole in donut defines the shape of the donut)*one point linear perspective: relies on a single point/ VANISHING POINTon the viewers horizon to represent parallel receding lines*when the vanishing point is directly across from the Vantage point

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