Basic properties of Art
Form and content <ul><li>Form refers to purely visual aspects of art. </li></ul><ul><li>Content refers to non-visual aspec...
Form  <ul><li>Line </li></ul><ul><li>Shape </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Space </li></ul><ul><li>composition <...
Line <ul><li>Implied  - movement of the viewer’s eyes follows a path determined by the artist  </li></ul><ul><li>Actual – ...
Barnet Newman, “Onement I” 1960s
Titian,  Assumption and Consecration of the Virgin  1516-1518
 
David, “Death of Socrates” 1787
 
Delacroix, “Death of Sardanapalus” 1828
 
 
 
 
 
Color <ul><li>Hue </li></ul><ul><li>Value </li></ul><ul><li>Saturation </li></ul><ul><li>Complementary colors  </li></ul><...
Texture <ul><li>Actual  </li></ul><ul><li>Implied  </li></ul>
 
 
space <ul><li>Is what contains objects  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Actual and 3 dimensional  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Represe...
Perspective  <ul><li>Overlapping </li></ul><ul><li>Dimunition </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical and diagonal perspective </li></u...
Content <ul><li>Social, political, religious , economic contexts  </li></ul><ul><li>Intention of the artist </li></ul><ul>...
Subject vs Subject Matter
 
 
 
 
 
Style <ul><li>Period style </li></ul><ul><li>Regional style  </li></ul><ul><li>Representational styles </li></ul><ul><ul><...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  1. 1. Basic properties of Art
  2. 2. Form and content <ul><li>Form refers to purely visual aspects of art. </li></ul><ul><li>Content refers to non-visual aspects of art . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Form <ul><li>Line </li></ul><ul><li>Shape </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Space </li></ul><ul><li>composition </li></ul>
  4. 4. Line <ul><li>Implied - movement of the viewer’s eyes follows a path determined by the artist </li></ul><ul><li>Actual – when it is visible </li></ul><ul><li>Expressionistic </li></ul><ul><li>Classical </li></ul><ul><li>Romantic </li></ul>
  5. 5. Barnet Newman, “Onement I” 1960s
  6. 6. Titian, Assumption and Consecration of the Virgin 1516-1518
  7. 8. David, “Death of Socrates” 1787
  8. 10. Delacroix, “Death of Sardanapalus” 1828
  9. 16. Color <ul><li>Hue </li></ul><ul><li>Value </li></ul><ul><li>Saturation </li></ul><ul><li>Complementary colors </li></ul><ul><li>Cool and warm colors </li></ul>
  10. 17. Texture <ul><li>Actual </li></ul><ul><li>Implied </li></ul>
  11. 20. space <ul><li>Is what contains objects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Actual and 3 dimensional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Represented illusionistically in two dimensions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Picture plane </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Foreground, middleground, background </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>objects </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 21. Perspective <ul><li>Overlapping </li></ul><ul><li>Dimunition </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical and diagonal perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Atmospheric perspective </li></ul>
  13. 22. Content <ul><li>Social, political, religious , economic contexts </li></ul><ul><li>Intention of the artist </li></ul><ul><li>Reception of the work </li></ul><ul><li>Meanings of the work to both artist and viewer </li></ul>
  14. 23. Subject vs Subject Matter
  15. 29. Style <ul><li>Period style </li></ul><ul><li>Regional style </li></ul><ul><li>Representational styles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Realism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Naturalism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Idealism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Abstract styles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>nonrepresentational </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>expressionism </li></ul></ul>

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