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Western Culture

culture of Europe from classical antiquity to the present. Also embraces immigrant societies of America.

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Style

the interaction of all elements in an art work. Different sets of elements are common to a culture or historical period. Artists have their own style.

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Examples of style

The Renaissance David's: Donatello and Michelangelo.

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Form

how something is put together.

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Medium/media:

what materials and processes are used by the artist. Chalk, piano, oil paint, and photography.

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Elements

what individual units make up a work of art.

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Processes

How the elements and media were manipulated to create the work of art.

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Principles

How the elements were arranged in the art work.

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Genre

the general accepted class of similar works.

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Audience/viewers

the people whom the art is meant to be appreciated by.

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Context

Who, where, and by whom.