Prefatory Slide Lecture

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Prefatory Slide Lecture

  1. 1. Basic properties of Art
  2. 2. Form and content • Form refers to purely visual aspects of art. • Content refers to non-visual aspects of art .
  3. 3. Form • Line • Shape • Color • Space • composition
  4. 4. Line • Implied - movement of the viewer’s eyes follows a path determined by the artist • Actual – when it is visible • Expressionistic • Classical • Romantic
  5. 5. Barnet Newman, “Onement I” 1960s
  6. 6. Titian, Assumption and Consecration of the Virgin 1516-1518
  7. 7. David, “Death of Socrates” 1787
  8. 8. Color • Hue • Value • Saturation • Complementary colors • Cool and warm colors
  9. 9. Texture • Actual • Implied
  10. 10. space • Is what contains objects – Actual and 3 dimensional – Represented illusionistically in two dimensions – Picture plane – Foreground, middleground, background – objects
  11. 11. Perspective • Overlapping • Dimunition • Vertical and diagonal perspective • Atmospheric perspective
  12. 12. Content • Social, political, religious , economic contexts • Intention of the artist • Reception of the work • Meanings of the work to both artist and viewer
  13. 13. Subject vs Subject Matter
  14. 14. Style • Period style • Regional style • Representational styles – Realism – Naturalism – Idealism Abstract styles nonrepresentational expressionism

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