Art History

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Skim through the entire textbook. As you skim, select two (2) works of art that you feel best illustrate each of the following art elements: color, line, texture, space, and form.

  • For each element, one work must be a painting and the second selection must be a sculpture or an example of architecture.
  • Include the artist, name of the work, date/period, medium, and why it expresses that element. You will not use the same work for all of the categories.
  • Each of the five (5) elements will have a different example, so upon completion of the chart you will have ten different works of art.
  • Please refer to the attached example to assist you.

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Week One The Elements of Art

Instructions: Read the introduction from your textbook. Skim through the entire textbook. As you skim, select two (2) works of art that you feel best illustrate each of the following art elements: color, line, texture, space, and form.

· For each element, one work must be a painting and the second selection must be a sculpture or an example of architecture.

· Include the artist, name of the work, date/period, medium, and why it expresses that element. You will not use the same work for all of the categories. Titles of works must be in italics

· Each of the five (5) elements will have a different example, so upon completion of the chart you will have ten different works of art.

· Please refer to the attached example to assist you.

ELEMENT PAINTING SCULPTURE/ARCHITECTURE
EXAMPLE: COLOR

 

Piet Mondrian, Composition of Red, Blue, and Yellow, 1930/De Stijl. Oil on canvas.

Emphasized the three primary colors of red. Blue, and yellow for their purity

 

Thutmose, Nefertiti, 18th dynasty, ca. 1353-1335 BCE. Egyptian. Painted limestone.

The painted surface was meant to enhance the beauty of the portrait as well as display wealth.

 

COLOR (5 points)    
LINE (5 points)    
TEXTURE (5 points)    
SPACE (5 points)    
FORM (5 points)