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Cunningham vocab

art talk text book vocab lessons 1 & 2

perceive become deeply aware through the special senses of a visual object
artists creative individuals who use imagination and skill to communicate in visual form
symbol something that represents something else
elements of art visual symbols in the language of art
principles of art rules that govern how artists organize elements of art
subject image viewers can easily identify in a work of art
nonobjective art art that has no recognizable subject matter
composition the way principles of art are used to organize elements of art
content message the work communicates
credit line list of facts about a work of art
medium material used to make art
criteria standards of judgement
aesthetics the philosophy of study of the value of art
art critism organized way to study a work of art
aesthetic experience personal interaction with work of art
description list of all things seen in a work
analysis discover how principles of art are used to organize elements of art
interpretation step in which you explain the mood of the work
judgement determine degree of artistic merit
literal qualities realistic qualities in a work of art
design qualities how well work is organized
Imitationalism aesthetic theory focusing on realistic presentation
Formalism theory that places emphasis on design qualities
emotionalism theory that requires a work of art to arouse a response of feelings or emotions in the viewer
individual style artists personal way of using the elements & principles of art to express ideas
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