In art, the term "form" has two meanings. In its most basic application, form refers to a three-dimensional work of art, such as a sculpture or installation. In a broader sense, form is a concept that encapsulates all visible features of an artwork. Form in this context refers to the objective qualities of a work, including color, shape and contrast.Continue Reading
In the first context, form is essentially interchangeable with terms like "piece" or "work" because it refers to the physical essence of a three-dimensional object. This is in contrast with the term "shape," which is a two-dimensional counterpart to form. For instance, when holograph technology emerged from the field of two-dimensional photography, this created a new form of art called holography.
In the other context, form refers to a composite of several visual elements, including color, shape, juxtaposition, contrast and dimension. In this sense, the form of an artwork includes both the objective qualities of the work itself, as well as the functioning of those qualities within the perception of the viewer. In other words, the form of a painting can convey a sense of mystery or suspense by using the visible attributes to elicit an emotional response within the viewer.Learn more about Fine Art
Do-Ho Suh is a South Korean artist whose work primarily focuses on sculptures and installation art. The intricacy of his sculptures and installations is said to redefine the notion of individuality and identity. Additionally, his art provides a new definition to private and public spaces. Through his struggle with cultural identity, Do-Ho Suh developed the concept of infinite movability of space along with unconventional notions of scale.Full Answer >
Customers can find exotic mermaid art at FramedArt.com and NinjaCrunch.com. As of 2015, the mermaids available at FramedArt.com are available for sale, while the ones at NinjaCrunch.com are available as stock images.Full Answer >
Titian was an Italian painter in the 16th century and is famous for his portraits, landscapes and works of religious and mythological art. Some of his works include "Diana and Actaeon," "Bacchus and Ariadne" and "Venus of Urbino."Full Answer >
To find the names of fine artists, tour art galleries or search artist databases such as Signature Finder. Art galleries and museums typically display the name of the artist on a placard next to each piece. Artist databases let you search using a partial name, which is useful when only part of the signature on a piece is legible.Full Answer >