PARTNER ACTIVITY: 1. Independently, decide on 1 image from this page. 2. Spend 2 minutes by yourself, silently, writing down 3 reasons you think it is or is not a work of art.3. When directed, share your reasons with the person next to you. 11 17
IS THIS ART?ART has not always been what we thinkit is today.ART lacks a satisfactory definition.ART is the portrait of history.With such a vast reasoning for creatingartwork, vast time period over which artworkhas been created, and a vast number anddiversity of cultures and individuals makingart… WHAT REMAINS CONSTANT?
4 Classifications of ARTImitationalism or Realism Expressionalism Formalism Functionalism
4 Classifications of ARTImitationalism or RealismArt created to look like what we see in the world.
4 Classifications of ARTImitationalism/Realism: Art created to look like whatwe see in the world.Expressionalism: Art created to distort reality for anemotional effect.Formalism: Art created to emphasize compositionalelements (line, color, shape, etc.) over content(subject, meaning).Functionalism: Art created to fill a need, function, orpurpose.
4 Styles of ART Portrait Landscape Still Life Abstract
4 Styles of ART Portrait Art that represents a person, inwhich the face and its expression is predominant.
4 Styles of ARTPortrait: Art that represents a person, in which the faceand its expression is predominant.Landscape: Art that depicts natural scenery such asmountains, valleys, trees, rivers, and forests, andespecially art where the main subject is a wide view.Still life: Art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter,typically commonplace objects which may be eithernatural or man-made.Abstract: Art that does not represent recognizablereality, but seeks to achieve its effect using shapes,forms, colors, and textures.
ARTWhat will you learn? What will you create? What are your options?