Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Visual Arts"— Presentation transcript:
1 Introduction to Visual Arts Visual Arts: unique expressions of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and feelings presented in well-designed visual forms.
2 Purpose of Visual ArtCeremonial – ritual, celebration, artworks created to support worship ceremoniesArtistic Expression – artwork to express or communicate emotions, ideas, feeling, (for self-expression, to decorate or beautify objects
3 Purpose of Visual Art Continued Narrative – artworks that tell stories, describe and illustrate experiences, or communicate information, art to document important or historical events (Lange’s photography of the Depression Era)Functional – artistic objects used in everyday life (pottery, quilts, baskets, etc.)
4 Purpose of Visual Art Continued Persuasive – artworks that promote ideas, philosophies, or products ( advertising, marketing, propaganda, ideology, etc.)