WHAT IS ART?
New Yorker Cartoon
Lions hunting on the main panel in the End Chamber, Chauvet-Pont-d?Arc Cave, c. 25,000-17,000 B.C.E.,
The Meaning of the
1. Ability - The human capacity to make things of
beauty and thin
Chapter 4: Style, Form, & Content
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In the visual arts, _ refers to a distinctive handling of elements and
media associated with the work of an individual artist, a school or movement, or
specific culture or time perio
College Success Skills First Class
CSSK First Class 1023
Three Credit Hours
Kathryn Arrington, Instructor
August 29 December 17, 2016
Instructor Name Kathryn Arrington
Instructor email firstname.lastname@example.org
Office hours: By Ap
HISTORY OF WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I
(FALL SEMESTER, 2016)
Associate Professor, Daniel Simon
Office - LA 328, Third Floor of Louisiana Building
Phone Numbers - 216-8495 (office #); 937-9242 (cell phone #)
Email address - simo
29 September 2016
My First Visit to Another State
Orlando Florida is tremendous! My first trip out of state was to Orlando Florida for my
summer vacation when I was 9 years old. F
Art 101 Vocabulary
Abstract: Uses a visual language of form, color, and line to create a composition which may
exist with a degree of independence.
Aesthetic: Having an Artist quality
Balance: A state in which different things occur in equal or proper amo
Focus Questions 1-10
Focus Questions 1
1. How do you define Art?
Art is a visual display of the artists feeling and views on a subject. If something
is made by hand and has meaning it is art in eyes of the court.
2. What court case gives us a textbook def
Test #1 Review
What is this
Sculpture and why
is it important?
Is this painting
Who is Audubon
What type of sculpture is this?
Why is this controversial?
Who made this?
What is the medium?
Who painted this?
Why is this
What is Symmetrical Balance?
What is Radial Balance?
What is Asymmetry?
Is unity created through repetition? Is it
What resembles pattern but is the visual
equivalent of music and dance?
This is an example
of what kind of
Final Exam Study Guide
Chapters 15-19, 24-26
50 extra credit points with submittal, -15
1. What are the 3 types of relief sculpture?
a. High relief
b. Low relief
c. Sunken relief
2. Define Sculpture in the Round.
A sculpture that i
Elements and Principles of Art
Principles of Organization
Harmony or Unity
Variety or Contrast
Emphasis or Focal Point
Proportion or Scale
Movement or Direction