Art that represents elements of a story. While history painting depicts famous events, genre painting depicts events of a more everyday sort.
Narrative Art - The term "narrative art" has been used to describe a delightful form of visual storytelling. The foremost representative of the narrative art movement is Norman Rockwell. Rockwell was born into a middle class family of New York City.
narrative artwork: a work of art whose primary purpose is to tell a story.
naturalistic: art work that looks like the subject it is trying to represent.
negative space: the areas of space that are in and around the subject matter. The negative spaces define the subject matter.
An artwork which conveys a story to the viewer.
Narrative Conventions: ...
Art which represents elements of a story. Genre and history painting are each types of narrative art. While genre paintings depict events of an everyday sort, history paintings depict famous events.
Paul Richmond ~ acrylics & oils
Lindy G. Hanson abstract & whimsical acrylics
Mike Ivey photorealism oils & colored pencils ...
~istic representations of Christ's mother focus on her conception and childhood or her Koimesis (her Dormition, or eternal sleep). Most images of the Virgin stress her role as Christ's Mother, showing her standing and holding her son.
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Term used to describe art that provides a visual representation of some kind of story, sometimes based on literary work.
The crowded canvas of Southwark Fair (1733) captures the noisy and exuberant vigour of a popular festival and shows Hogarth feeling his way toward a completely new kind of ~ based on vivid appreciation of contemporary life.
Copy Art, Eat Art, Neo-Geo, Fluxus, Mail Art, Equipo Cronica, Mec Art, Groupe Zebra, BMPT, Arte Povera, Body Art, ~, Cooperative des Malassis, Lowbrow, East Village, Panique Szafran, Appropriation Simulation, Bad Painting, Demoscene, Cynical Realism (China), Pittura Colta (Anacronismo), ...
Also see content, dance, interdisciplinary, ~, and new media.
pergola - An arbor or a walkway lined with columns supporting a roof of trelliswork upon which vines and other plants are trained to grow.
tendentious - Marked by a strongly implied point of view. Also spelled tendencious. Also see allegory, ~, and propaganda.
history behind them, but obliquely so that you, as viewer, are put at the threshold of a hidden life that may, if you look closer, be yours. Fischl is a true American realist, but he works at a pitch of psychological truth (especially about adolescent sexuality) not known in American ~ ...
Goro di Gregorio (reliquary of S. Cerbone, 1324, in the cathedral of Massa Marittima) was a charming ~ist.
~ A temporal form of art that tells a story.
naturalistic Synonymous with representational; descriptive of any work that resembles the natural world.
nave The central part of a church, running from the entrance to the choir.
See also: What is the meaning of Narrative, Painting, Movement, Sculpture, Expression?