Substantive Education

Art History Terms to Know

Art History Terms to Know Week 1 (Scroll on down to get Week 2’s words)

Form

Line

Shape

Color

Hue

Value

Saturation sometimes called intensity.

Primary Colors

Secondary Colors

Teritaries

Complementary Colors

Warm Colors

Cool Colors

Black and White

Texture

Space

Mass and Volume

Composition

Pictoral Depth or Spatial recession

The middle ground

The background

Week 2 Vocabulary Words

Content

Iconography

Style

Period Style

Regional Style

Representational Style

Realism

Naturalism

Illusionism

Idealization

Abstract Styles

Nonrepresentational Art

Expressionism

Linear

Painterly

Medium

Painting

Graphic Arts

Photography

Sculpture

Ephemeral arts

Architecture

Plans

Elevations

Sections

Cutaways

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