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Art Terms-(1-14)

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A type of Twentieth Century style of painting that was not realistic. abstract
A work that uses symbols, often human forms, to stand for ideas or to convey messages. allegory
The artistic ingredients painters use to create a painting. art elements
The part of a painting that seems farthest away from the viewer. background
A period of art history from 1600-1750. Baroque
A painting, treated fabric, stretched over a frame, to which paint is applied. canvas
A type of landscape painting that features scenes of streets, buildings, and other city features. cityscape
Pairs of colors that are farthest away from each other on the color wheel, and are most different from each other. red-green; orange-blue; yellow-purple-violet-lavender-lilac. complementary colors
The way individual art elements, like light, color, lines, and shapes , work with each other and as a whole to form a complete painting. composition
A comparison that draws attention to the differences between things. warm-cool; bright-dull; hard-soft. contrast
Colors such as blue, green, lavender, purple, and others, that we associate with cool or cold temperatures, like the cool green of a shaded forest, or the icy blue of a mountain lake. cool colors
A style of painting developed in France early in the Twentieth Century period of art history. Artists took familiar objects from everyday life, broke them up into geometric figures like cubes and triangles. Cubism
A style of painting praticed briefly at the beginning of the Twentieth Century period of art history, with shockingly bright colors and twisted forms of human figures and other objects. Fauvism
The part of a painting that seems closest to the viewer. foreground
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