Subject of art : It is varied.
It may refer to any person, object, scene or event represented in work of art. Subject of art
Subjects of Art : Representational (objective arts) – arts that have subjects.
Non-representational (non-objective arts)
– those that do not have subjects. It does not present descriptions, stories, or references to identifiable objects or symbols. Subjects of Art
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Ways of presenting the Subject : Realism – the manner or presenting the subject depends to a large extent on the interest, imagination, creativity, and purpose of the artist.
Abstraction – is a technique of simplifying and reorganizing objects and elements according to the artist’s creative expressions.
Distortion – is a technique employed by the artist to dramatize the shape of a figure to create an emotional effect. Ways of presenting the Subject
Sources of Art Subjects : Landscapes – observing the beauty of physical environment.
Still-life – to illustrate their beauty when touched by the painters.
Animals – the vigor and grace of animals in motion have captured painters’ imagination and sculptors’ imagination, too.
Legends and Life of the Saints – many stories about them have been told w/c have found their way into the arts.
Church Rituals & Religious Activities – have great influence on language and speech patterns. Sources of Art Subjects