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The reason why a certain piece of art was created and the circumstances that determined its visual and tactile qualities
circumstances
Style
Determined by an art object’s specific period, its place of origin, and the distinctive manner of the individual artist.
period, origin, individual
Iconcography
The subject and study of art work. This also includes symbolism in art.
subject and study
Formal Analysis
Visual examination of an art piece’s form used by art historians and artist.
examination form
Form
An art object’s shape and structure in two or three dimensions.
shape and structure
Materials
The medium an artist uses, such as pigments, clay and metals.
medium
Techniques
How an artist handles their materials and tools to create an art objects shape and structure.
handles
Patron
A person who purchases works of art or employs artists on a regular basis.
purchases