The part of the picture plane that seems to be farthest from the viewer.
arrangement of visual arts elements to create a feeling of equilibrium in a
work of art. Three types of balance are symmetry, asymmetry, and radial
(emanating from the center).
Located in the forest of Fountainebleau, France, this artistic school specialized in detailed pictures of the forest and countryside.
An American-born artist (1738-1820) who spent most of his career in England creating portraits of members of the royal family and large-scale history paintings.
of a camera above the subject so that the viewpoint is that of a bird looking
down at the subject.
major German Expressionist Group, formed in Munich in 1911. The two founding
artists were Vassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc.
In Buddhist thought, one of the host of divinities who was provided to the Buddha to help him save humanity and who has postponed enlightenment in order to help others overcome suffering.
A line separated into parts.
China (2000-1100 bce).
being, mostly referring to the historical Prince Siddhartha, who is later
called Buddha Sakyamuni.