Lesson 2, unit 2 formal analysis


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Lesson 2, unit 2 formal analysis

  1. 1. Lesson 2, Unit 2: Formal Analysis <ul><li>Formal Elements: Line, Shape, Space, Color, Texture and Value(Light-Dark) </li></ul><ul><li>Line: Expressive Qualities( Implied- Actual) </li></ul><ul><li>Shape: Organic- Nonorganic (Geometrical) </li></ul><ul><li>Texture: Simulated- Actual </li></ul><ul><li>Principles of Design: Composition, Balance, Proportion ( Scale), Rhythm, Emphasis and Unity </li></ul>
  2. 2. IMPLIED SPACE -REAL SPACE <ul><li>Thomas Gainsborough. Mr. &Mrs. Andrews. 18 th cen English </li></ul><ul><li>Statuette of a Hippopotamus, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 1981–1885B.C </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Physical Characteristics of Line
  4. 4. Looking and Seeing <ul><li>The verbs “ look” and “see” indicate varying degrees of awareness. Looking implies taking in what is before us in a purely mechanical way; seeing is more active extension of looking. </li></ul><ul><li>The diagram illustrates the interrelationship of subject, form, and content. </li></ul><ul><li>Subject is not always the starting point for example color, shape, symbolism can be explored during the act of creating a piece . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Characteristic of Line <ul><li>1920 MODERN . GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM. PAUL KLEE. “ THEY’RE BITING” </li></ul><ul><li>1920 MODERN . GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM. RED BRIDGE </li></ul>
  6. 6. Victor Vasarely <ul><li>Zebra </li></ul><ul><li>Zebra </li></ul>
  7. 7. Picasso. The Camel . Ink on paper . Print William De Kooning. “Seated Woman ”. 1966-1967 Charcoal on paper
  8. 8. 1966 Argentina. Carlos Alonso. “ Van Gogh” 1890 USA. Mary Cassatt, “ Baby Back”
  9. 9. Value <ul><li>Variation of light and dark on a surface. </li></ul><ul><li>Chromatic( Colored) or Achromatic( Black & White) </li></ul><ul><li>Shading is used as a graduation of light and dark to create the appearance of natural light on objects, called “Chiaroscuro” originated during the Renaissance. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Martha Alf Value Shading <ul><li>Cherry Tomatoes.1978. photo </li></ul><ul><li>Pear Drawing. </li></ul><ul><li>Work on paper, Graphite </li></ul>
  11. 11. Michelangelo Value Shading <ul><li>STUDY OF ADAM. 1508-1512 </li></ul><ul><li>CONTE DRAWING </li></ul><ul><li>DRAFT DRAWING OF ERYTHRAEAN SIBYL. SISTINE CHAPEL </li></ul>
  12. 12. Michelangelo Sistine Chapel. Creation of Adam.c.1511 Italian Renaissance
  13. 13. Color Graduation <ul><li>Color wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Gray scale </li></ul>
  14. 14. Psychological Application of Color <ul><li>Color may also be organized or employed according to its ability to create mood, symbolize ideas, and express personal emotions- reinforced by experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>The power of color to symbolize ideas becomes a tool. It enriches the metaphor and makes the work stronger in content and meaning. </li></ul><ul><li>Many artists have evolved a personal color style that comes primarily from their feelings about the subject rather than being purely descriptive. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Pat Steir. Blue River
  16. 16. Impressionism . Claude Monet Waterloo Bridge in the Fog. 1903 Sunset - Sunlight Effect , Waterloo Bridge. 1900- 1903
  17. 17. Impressionism Bal au moulin de la Galette, Pierre-Auguste Renoir Ball at Moulin the Galette
  18. 18. Optics: The science of color A Sunday on the Grand Jatte , Georges Seurat, 1884 “ They see poetry in what I have done. Instead, I apply my method and that is all there is to it.” George Seurat
  19. 19. Detail Image
  20. 20. Mark Rothko <ul><li>No. 14, 1960 </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow and Gold </li></ul>
  21. 21. Linear Perspective
  22. 22. Jacopo Bellinic 1400-1471 <ul><li>Uses diagonal lines to determine spacing of repeated intervals . </li></ul><ul><li>Calculating Scale and Distance to establish depth of field. </li></ul><ul><li>one- point perspective </li></ul>
  23. 23. Two –point perspective an angle requiring both left and right vanishing point that converge on the horizon line . Joseph Paxton. The Crystal Palace. London. Graphite drawing 1851
  24. 24. Paris Street, Rainy Day. Gustave Caillebotte. 1877 <ul><li>What elements of art – principal of design are used within this painting? </li></ul>
  25. 25. Shape &Composition <ul><li>Shape is a 2D area with boundaries. Geometric </li></ul><ul><li>( regular edges) or Organic( irregular edges) </li></ul><ul><li>Composition: </li></ul><ul><li>1. The organization or arrangement of all the visual elements according to the principles that will develop unity in the artwork. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The underlying plan on which artists base their total work. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Principles on the element of art. </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>ASYMMETRICAL BALANCE </li></ul><ul><li>SYMMETRICAL BALANCE </li></ul>
  27. 27. The Family, 1892. Mary Cassatt USA. Impressionism <ul><li>Atmospheric perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Elements-Design: Unity, Emphasis, Rhythm, Balance, Scale and Proportion. </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Matter: Mother and Child </li></ul>
  28. 28. Positive- Negative Space
  29. 29. Closure <ul><li>Closure occurs when an object is incomplete or a space is not completely enclosed. If enough of the shape is indicated, people perceive the whole by filling in the missing information. </li></ul><ul><li>Although the panda above is not complete, enough is present for the eye to complete the shape. When the viewer's perception completes a shape, closure occurs. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Frank Stella. Agbatana III
  31. 31. Luis Sacilotto
  32. 32. Victor Vasarely <ul><li>unidentified </li></ul><ul><li>Blue/ Red </li></ul>
  33. 33. Vasarely .The Absolute Eye
  34. 34. Piet Mondrian <ul><li>Composition with Red, Blue and yellow.1930 </li></ul><ul><li>Boardway Boogie Woogie. 1942 </li></ul>
  35. 35. Development toward Abstraction
  36. 36. Theo van Doesburg Abstraction of a Cow. 1916
  37. 37. Texture <ul><li>Texture creates the feeling of an object. </li></ul><ul><li>Implied Texture-Stimulated Texture: An illusion in 2 dimensional art. </li></ul><ul><li>Actual Texture: Achieved in 3 dimensional art. </li></ul><ul><li>Pattern: A repetitive motif or design. Arrangement of shapes within a design of its parts or elements. </li></ul>
  38. 38. Blanket. Early 20 th century. Native American <ul><li>Applied Art – Craft </li></ul><ul><li>Textile imagery displays : Folklore stories, Creation, Cosmos (Astrology) and so on. </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract- Organic Designs </li></ul>
  39. 39. Baby Carrier . Chippewa-Ojibna or Ottawa Artist . Native American.c.1835 <ul><li>Richly decorated with symbols of protection and well-being. </li></ul><ul><li>Thunderbirds was especially a beneficent symbol, thought to be capable of protecting against both human and supernatural adversaries. </li></ul>
  40. 40. Gee Bend Qulits <ul><li>Jessie T. Pettway </li></ul><ul><li>Bars and String 1950 </li></ul><ul><li>Annie E. Pettway </li></ul><ul><li>Flying Geese . 1935 </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>Coat-hangers . 2011 </li></ul>David Mach. Europe. Scotland <ul><li>Elvis . Match Sticks </li></ul>
  42. 42. Meret Oppenheim. Object- Luncheon in Fur 1936.Surrealism. Modern
  43. 43. Claes Oldenburg <ul><li>SAFETY PIN </li></ul><ul><li>SCREW </li></ul>