7 - Art1/7 20:04 . apprehend

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Art 1/7 20:04 In any given work of art what is? The subject-what the art depicts  The content-what does it mean The form-its physical composition  Perception-to become aware through the senses. To achieve understanding of  apprehend  What is the difference between nonobjective art and abstract art? Abstract art is a core recognizable idea that has had a part removed.  Nonobjective art is something that doesn’t represent anything but itself. Why do artist make abstract art? Ideogram-a picture that doesn’t represent what it is but rather an idea. Pictogram-a picture of something that is recognizable that represents what it is.  (a picture of a cow is a cow) Social Realism- represents us
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1/12 20:04 Roles of the Artist- To record the world To give tangible form to feeling or ideas To reveal hidden or universal truths To help us see the world in a new way Interpretation  Context-environment in which art appears Intent- the artists reason for making the work Consensus- public opinion/historical opinion Types of Evaluation Objective- Formal analysis Subjective- personal interpretation Relative- Combination of Above Styles of Criticism  Historical-would be writing or and essay comparing two works of arts from the  same time period Pedagogical- the type of criticism a teacher gives a student, not generally  negative or positive but rather constructive criticism Professional- a professional who gives value to a art show. Non pro Artist Christo o First work was the valley curtain which didn’t work because of wind  problems o His second work was the running fence, which was paid for with all of his  own money. Guillermo Gomez Pena- is a performance artist, hey trys to break down ethnic  stereotypes. Taught people about prejudice 
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20:04 Art elevates something The artist using space and light Aristotle  St. Augustine  Artist who work with actual space- How to imply actual space (dimensionality) Overlapping-objects in front of each other in a painting  Lines Linear Perspective- can give a 2d canvas a 3d feel  Films JFK  Bladerunner Terms Actual/flat space Cubism Fragmentation open form-engage a lot of space without using a lot of material  closed form- uses more material to take up more space Chiaroscuro- Italian word for transition between light and dark Figure/ground relationships Partitioning- dividing space to make it organized  Mosaic-absolute medium in representing art, made of little pieces of rock or  glass that make a overall picture  Artist Paul Cezanne- father of modern art 
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