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Abstract
A style based on natural appearances, but simplified.
attribution
The process of identifying a work as having been produced by a particular artist.
composition
The order or arrangement of formal elements in a work.
criticism
The evaluation of works of art. Good criticism will explain the criteria for evaluation and carefully describe the work in relation to those criteria.
expressive
A style that evokes an emotional response or that seems to display the artist's own emotions.
formal elements
Visual qualities such as line, color, or comosition.
genre
Generally, a type of painting or sculpture based on subject matter; specifically, genre painting is painting that depicts scenes of everyday life.
iconography
The meaning of a work of art based on an understanding of symbols or stories illustrated in the work.
idealism
A style that shows objects more perfect than they are naturally.
illusionism
The techniques used to make images in a two-dimensional work of art loook like three-dimensional objects; includes overlapping, modeling from light to dark, perspective, and other techniques.
medium (plural: media)
Generally, the type of material a work is made from; specifically, the material in which pigment is suspended in painting (oil, water, egg yolk, etc)
naturalism
A style that shows objects as they appear in nature.
nonobjective
A style that does not depict recognizable objects.
patron
A person who commissions a work of art.
realism
A style that shows objects as they appear in nature; sometimes to suggest that the image is not idealized.
style
The visual characteristics of a work of art or architecture that are typical of a particular person, place, or time period.