The pyramid composition is one of the most fundamental compositions in art and photography. In a portrait that follows the pyramid composition, the subject's body forms an upright triangle shape, with the head in the top... More »

Often misused or misunderstood, most basically a phosphate is a polyatomic ion with the molecular formula O4P-3; what this means in terms of chemical composition is that a central phosphorus atom is surrounded by 4 oxyge... More »

Nickel silver is composed of varying amounts of copper, nickel and zinc; in all cases, there is more copper than nickel and zinc. Despite having silver in its name, nickel silver does not have any in its composition. More »

Modern art, 1850-1970, is a school of thought in reaction against rationalism and mechanistic metaphors for society in the wake of the Industrial Revolution and the development of photography. Although modern artists com... More »

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Different art media include painting, drawing, sculpture, crafts, photography, performance, new media, installation art, architecture and design. The number of art media are not static because new methods and materials f... More »

Pop art has influenced fashion through the use of various art forms, including fashion illustration, photography and the utilization of prints and designs taken from modern art and popular culture. Some artists that have... More »

Fine art includes many broad categories, such as painting, print, drawing, photography, craft, design, performance art, mixed-media, sculpture, installation, and new media. Each category includes various styles and class... More »