We are all inclined to be quick with the verdict that 'things do not look like that'. We have a curious habit of thinking that nature must always look like the pictures we are accustomed to.
term referring to very small space, thin line or close register. The meaning depends on who is using the term and in what circumstance.
The subjective effect produced by a line depends on its orientation : the horizontal line corresponds to the ground on which man rests and moves, to flatness, it possesses a dark and cold affective tonality similar with black or blue, ...
"Even more than the Fauves, they [the Germans] sought Durchgeistigung or the charging of everything with spiritual significance, with soul, their fervent nationalism and self-consciously anti-French bias…" ...
ABSTRACT; non-subjective art, art that utilises shape, colour and texture, without representing real objects.
In the late 19th century, writer Lafcadio Hearn went to A live in Japan. Although he eventually became a Japanese VIEW OF REALITY citizen, his amazement over cultural differences never ceased.
naturalism Representational art in which the artist presents a subjective interpretation of visual reality while retaining something of the natural appearance or look of the objects depicted.
(1905 - 1945) Expressionism is an artistic style in which the artist attempts to depict not objective reality but rather the emotions and responses that objects and events arouse in him.
Between 1960 and 1970 Abstract Expressionism had waned, emerging directions such as Formalism, Color Field painting, Fluxus, Happenings, Minimalism, Pop Art, and Op art had decidedly swerved the focus of the avant-garde away from subjective ...
While postwar street photographers on the East Coast were transforming documentary photography into a experience of the contemporary world, ...
The provocative rhetoric and the bold ideological orientation of Immendorff's Rechenschaftsberichte gives way to a subjective perspective of involvement, ...
A term that had become so liable to interpretation was bound to attract criticism. During this century it has been challenged chiefly on the following points. (1) There is no such thing as a self-sufficient historical period.
Enter Edouard Manet in 1860 along with the French Impressionists, whose revolutionary subjective style of painting ushered in the era of Modern Art.
When so little is known about an artist, the science of artistic attribution becomes a weaving of a few threads of hard historical data with the fabric of informed but interpretive analysis based upon a shared sense of the artist’ ...
"Of all the world's markets, the art market is perhaps the most intrinsically subjective. No one calculates the price of a painting by tallying the time it took and multiplying that by the artist's hourly rate.
About Cahana's work, Barbara Rose, the art historian writes: "To create a universal message that communicates a emotional experience is the task of the true artist.
This is the opposite of the typical panoptic model that emphasizes the subjective effects of imagined scrutiny and "permanent visibility" on the observed, but fails to explore the subjectivity of the observer.
Symbolism rejected objectivity in favor of the , and turned away from the direct representation of reality in favor of synthesis of many different aspects of it, aiming to suggest ideas by means of ambiguous yet powerful symbols..
Goethe seeks to derive laws of color harmony, ways of characterizing physiological colors (how colors affect us) and subjective visual phenomena in general. Goethe studies after-images, colored shadows and complementary colors.
Expressionism is the tendency of an artist to distort reality for an emotional effect; it is a art form. The term often implies emotional angst - the number of cheerful expressionist works is relatively small.
Sometimes used to indicate an imaginative, subjective world of inner expression that transcends mere fantasy or science fiction.
A literary and artistic movement of late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe, aimed at asserting the validity of experience as a counter-movement to the often cold formulas of Neoclassicism; ...
A literary and artistic movement of the late 18th and 19th-century Europe that sought to assert the validity of subjective experience as a countermovement to the often cold formulas of Neoclassicism; ...
A art form, Expressionism is characterized by symbolic colours, distorted forms, a two-dimensional careless manner, and larger-than-life imagery.
The methods artists used to emphasis and portray their emotional and subjective response to the objects they were painting were techniques such as the use of distortion, blurring, colour exaggeration and many more.
In order to represent such and symbolic aspects of their subjects, artists often paid less attention to capturing precise facial features than to developing new compositional devices, employing non-naturalistic color, ...
The kind of "realism" sought after in Chinese painting is not an objective reflection of the existence of an object as perceived through the sense of sight, but rather is an expression of a subjective kind of recognition or insight.
This term refers to the movement which manipulates the visual elements of an image to convey intense feelings. In expressionist art, color is highly intense, brushwork is free and application of paint is heavy and textured.
The hallmark of the style is the attempt to capture the subjective impression of light in a scene. The core of the earliest Impressionist group was made up of Claude Monet, Alfred Sisley and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
Art is about learning to see the world, and in the process, realising just how conceptualised and our interpretations can be.
Its typical trait is to present the world from an utterly subjective perspective, radically distorting it for emotional effect, and to evoke moods or ideas.
Nabis From the Hebrew word for "prophet." A group of French painters active in the 1890s who worked in a , sometimes mystical style, stressing flat areas of color and pattern. Bonnard and Vuillard were members.
Is beauty inherent in the object or is it subjective, defined by the observer? Careful consideration of aesthetics have always been an integral part the finest paintings in history. See also fine art.
See also: Painting, Expression, Roman, Movement, Sculpture