Chapter 1.1-1.3 Vocabulary
1. Emphasis the principle of drawing attention to particular content
within a work.
2. Foreground the part of a work depicted as nearest to the viewer.
3. Background the part of a work depicted as behind the main
Oceanic art is a term used to describe artworks produced by indigenous native people
within the geographical area from north to south and east to west of the Pacific Ocean. This area
encompasses Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand and several smal
The continent of Africa is comprised of a wealth of people, societies, and civilizations,
each with a unique visual culture. Therefore, African art is very diverse. Since Africa is the
birthplace of mankind, it is the home of some of the oldest e
Which two types of line shape our examination of a work of art by directing the
movement of our gaze? Actual , implied
If the clothing of the saint was the only light area in The Funeral of St. Bonaventure,
the viewers eye would not be easily drawn to
William Henry Fox Talbot calotype
Louis-Jacques Mand Daguerre daguerreotype
John Herschel cyanotype
Sally Mann photographed her family members in both fictional and factual
Ansel Adams known for very detailed landscape photographs of the
A flat work of art has two dimensions: height and width.
The dark printed words on the page of a book are easily read because they are
printed on a light ground. This is an example of the principle of _contrast
One definition of this element is a mark tha
Chapter 1.2 Three Dimensional Art: Form, Volume, Mass, and Texture
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What Is Art?
- Art communicates ideas and emotions by visual
means: it is a form of language
- Art helps us see the world in new and exciting ways
- Art is not made of a defined, prescribed set of media
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