Form vs - ENC 1142 - Seriously Funny Poetry FORM AND...

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ENC 1142 - Seriously Funny Poetry FORM AND CONTENT Art is form and content. "Art is form and content" means: All art consists of these two things. Form means: The elements of art, the principles of design and the actual, physical materials that the artist has used. Form, in this context, is concrete and fairly easily described--no matter which piece of art is under scrutiny. Suppose you've written: "One half of all art is form. Here is how Goya's The Shootings of May Third, 1808 fits in." You would then go on to provide details about how Goya used color, value, space and line (elements of art). He used balance, contrast, emphasis and proportion (principles of design). He composed the aforementioned elements and principles on canvas, using brushes and oil paints (the physical materials). The example just given employed a work of Western art, and was written in English. It doesn't take much of a leap in imagination, though, to understand that the concepts behind "form" could be applied to any piece of art, created anywhere on earth,
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