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Rhythm can be described as timed movement through space; an easy, connected path along which the eye follows a regular arrangement of motifs. The presence of rhythm creates predictability and order in a composition.

Jegori Koski's Visualizations of Musical Rhythm
Like Lambie, the Paris-based Jegori Koski of Finnish origins (1947) associates his work with music.

HumanitiesWeb.org - Glossary definition: Rhythm Rhythm
The regular or ordered repetition of dominant and subordinate elements or units within a design.

rhyton - An ancient drinking horn, typically made from pottery or metal, and frequently having a base formed to represent a human or animal head, or a mythological creature.

The regular or ordered repetition of dominant and subordinate elements or units within a design.
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Rhythmic Groups of Linear Designs: Sections A-C
41 plates (plates 199-239)
A.8 ...

rhythm. Intentional, regular repetition of lines of shapes to achieve a specific repetitious effect or pattern.
rubric. A guide for judgment or scoring; a description of expectations.

When the regular repetition of particular forms or elements occurs in a work of art, that work is said to have rhythm. It suggests motion.

Rhythm: a continuance, a flow, or a feeling of movement achieved by the repetition or regulated visual units.

RHYTHM the controlled movements found in all good design, they can be established through the use of any of the elements of design--lines, areas of light and shade, spots of color, repetitions of shapes and spaces, or textures surfaces.

A principle of art referring to a way of combining art elements to produce a look and feel of action or to cause the viewer's eye to travel over the artwork in a certain way.
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rhythm: refers to a way of utilizing art elements to produce the look and feel of rhythmic movement with a visual tempo or beat.

A principle of design in which ordered repetition of shapes, lines, or colors indicates a type of movement.
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Relief Rhythm, 1966
Yaacov Agam (Israeli, born Palestine, 1928)
Painted wood
16 5/8 x 19 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (42.2 x 48.9 x 9.5 cm)
Gift of William Benenson, 1991 (1991.402.3)
© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris ...

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Main articles: Timing (linguistics), tone (linguistics), and Pitch accent
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rhythm - a sense of an actual or implied movement existing within some form of organized pattern.

A principle of design. Rhythm involves the repetition of elements to create the illusion of movement.
A work of art in three dimensions (i.e., with height, width, and depth) that is meant to be seen from all sides.

Repetition of visual elements such as lines, shapes, or colors that may suggest movement.

The rhythmical construction of fragments is also a principle of the "Bodenskulptur" The sequential order of the seemingly-similar parts alludes to the duplication resulting from industrial mass production: yet the repetition of the shapes is effected ...

The rhythm of the whole composition flows from left to right. Eve grasps the apple boldly, Adam greedily, but in misfortune he seems greater than the woman. He knows that through his fall God, who was near to him, has become inaccessible and remote.

Movement /
Repeated shapes, lines, or colors create movement and rhythm in a composition.

Autumn Rhythm: Number 30
The main title of this year's Mellon Lectures, ''Pictures of Nothing," is from an essay by William Hazlitt about one of his contemporaries, the early nineteenth-century English painter J.M.W. Turner.

Relief Graphics - Relief graphics are graphics in which the image to be reproduced is left high enough above the block so that the ink applied will lie only on the relief portion ...more info
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"The section on rhythm in his conclusion to On the Spiritual in Art reveals much about Kandinsky's philosophical approach, whereby every phenomenon in nature, not only in music but also in painting, has its own structural rhythm.

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The 'strong graphic rhythms, zoomorphic imagery, and myths of man-beast transformation in the art of these cultures had made a deep impression [on Pollock]' [9] ...

But one can show one's students to some extent what style means in drawing; the rhythmical line of Botticelli, Ingres and the Oriental masters, the veracity and clarity of Holbein, the structural drawing of Durer, to name only a few masters.

While elaborating different aspects of the Symbolist doctrine, Bely maintained that rhythm was the most essential category for prose writer.

Kandinsky - When Art is A Rhythm
Malevich did not leave Russia as had many of is contemporaries such as Anton Pevsner, Naum Gabo and Kandinsky. Wassily Kandinsky was a revolutionary artist.

The story is developed continuously without interruptions and has a rapid, compelling rhythm. This is no longer a simple chronicle but a great and moving epic poem.

The feature differentiating that of the years about 1400 from the others is the soft pictorial quality, conveyed, first and foremost, by the decorative rhythm of the folded draperies.

It had its roots in literature with poets such as Baudelaire believing ideas and emotions could be conveyed not only through the meaning of words but also in their sound and rhythm.

But the general rhythm of the picture, its composition framework, may compel me to show the round shape as a square. When you come to think of it, I am probably a painter without style.

See also: See also: Painting, Movement, Composition, Expression, School

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