Craftwork or Handicraft: Art forms that traditionally had a utilitarian & decorative role in
Contemporary crafts are not always created to serve a function.
Clay comes from a soil w
EOA Chapter 10
Freestanding sculpture meant to be seen from all sides, (in the round).
Relief projects from a background surface; not in the round
Low-relief sculpture: projection from the surrounding surface is slight.
Architecture - integrates 3 key issues:
*Function: how the building is used
*Form: how the building looks
*Structure: how it is built
How does the structure hold up its own weight & the loads placed on it?
Dry Masonry: Simple building technique
Paleolithic: New Stone Age
Hunter & gather populations
1st signs of creative activity c. 75,000 B.C.E.
40,000 to 30,000 years ago we see the earliest wall paintings & sophisticated sculpture
Most of these ancient images display abstra
EOA Chapter 15
Gothic style replaces Romanesque within a hundred years.
It includes the addition of the vaulted arch and use of the flying buttress to enable larger and
taller churches to be built.
This style also allowed for more window space and the use
Classical Greek thinking shaped the definition of the word beautiful as something that is ideal or
The Greeks distinguished themselves from other peoples of Europe and Asia by their attitude
toward being human.
Humankind was the highes
Experiencing of Art 2023
March 23, 2013
Art Inventory Report
I found this in a room in a hotel named Best Western in Texas during Spring Break, it is a
painting. It is located on the wall facing the door of the hotel room. As you