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Unformatted text preview: Form: the physical appearance of a work of art - its materials, style, and composition Content: what a work of art is about, its subject matter as interpreted by a viewer Aesthetics: the branch of philosophy concerned with the feelings aroused in us by sensory experiences such as seeing and hearing. Representational: descriptive of a work of art that depicts forms in the natural world Abstract: descriptive of a work of art in which the forms of the visual world are purposefully simplified, fragmented, or otherwise distorted Non-Representational: descriptive of a work of art that does not represent or otherwise refer to the visible world outside of itself Iconography: the identification, description, and interpretation of subject matter in art Design: the organization of visual elements in a work of art. Often referred to as composition Qualities of Creativity:...
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- Fall '07