Period style traits ina work of art from a particular

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Unformatted text preview: rizon Content • Includes subject matter- but not all works have subject matter • Sometimes the work is made of lines, colors, masses, volumes • All works of art (even without subject matter) have content or meaning • Seek to communicate ideas, feelings, affirm beliefs, • Content can come from social, political, religious, economic contexts in which the work was created, the intention of the artist, the reception of the work by beholders (audience) • Critics have different interpretations and have different conclusions • Many works have more than one meaning • Iconography is the study of subject matter and includes identifying symbols (images that take on a meaning through association, resemblance, or convention Style- is the combo of content and form- stylistic analysis 1. Period style- traits ina work o...
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