Chapter 4 Notes

Chapter 4 Notes - Chapter 4 Style, Form, and Content First...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 4 Style, Form, and Content First : read and focus Read Chapter 4, Style, Form, and Content. Focus on classifications of styles of art and concepts of form and content, style, and iconography. Second : review and extra help Visit these sites for Chapter. They were recommended by your book Understanding Art and myself , and Third : vocabulary and terminology Style o A characteristic manner or mode of artistic expression or design o Refers to a distinctive handling of elements and media associated with the work of an individual artist, a school or movement, or specific culture or time period. Realism o A style characterized by accurate and truthful portrayal of subject matter; a nineteenth-century style that portrayed subject matter in this manner Pop art o An art style originating in the 1960s that uses commercial and popular images and themes as its subject matter Representation art o Art that presents natural objects in recognizable form Figurative art o Art that represent the likeness of human and other figures Expressionism o A modern of art in which an emotional impact is achieved through agitated brushwork, intense coloration, and violent, hallucinatory imagery Abstract art o A form of art characterized by simplified (abstracted) or distorted rendering of an object that has the essential form or nature of that object; a form of nonobjective art in which the forms make no reference to visible reality Nonobjective art o Art that does not portray figures or objects; art without real models or subject matter Non-representational art o Art that does not represent figures or objects Cubism o A twentieth-century style developed by Picasso and Braque that emphasizes the two-dimensionality of the canvas, characterized by multiple views of an object and the reduction of form to cubelike essentials Psychic automatism o A process of generating imagery through ideas received from the unconscious mind and expressed in an unrestrained manner Form o The totality of what the viewer sees in a work of art; a product of the composition of visual elements Composition o The organization of the visual elements in a work of art Formalist criticism o An approach to art criticism that concentrates on the elements and design of works of art rather than on historical factors or the biography of the artist Content o Level of Content o All that is contained in a work of art: the visual elements, subject matter, and underlying meaning or theme Iconography o A set of conventional meanings attached to images; as an artistic approach, representation or illustration that uses the visual conventions and symbols of a culture Fourth : works of art Works of art from Chapter 4 to know for the first test.Works of art from Chapter 4 to know for the first test....
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