|composition||the arrangement of parts that together form a unified whole|
|context||the parts of the environment (physical, environment, historical, etc.) that surround something such as a word, passage, or work of art and can throw light on its meaning|
|depict||to represent in a picture|
|facade||the face of a building|
|to place side by side|
context reflects the time in which something takes place or was created
and how that influences how you interpret it. In other words, it is the
events that took place around something through which you understand that
Historial context can be found by answering the following questions...
|impression||an effect, feeling, or image retained after an experience|
|media||forms of expression determined by materials or creative methods|
physical context reflects the space around something and how that influences
how you see it.
ex. Think about how a photograph of a woman's face looks different when it appears framed in an art gallery and when it appears in your friend's photoalbum.
Physical context can be found by answering the following questions...
context reflects the environment in which something is produced indicating
it's purpose or agenda
Political context can be found by answering the following questions...
|Sandinista||a Nicaraguan guerrilla group that overthrew Anastasio Somoza Debayle in 1979; named for CÈsar Augusto Sandino, a hero of Nicaraguan resistance to U.S. military occupation (1927-33)|
environment of people that surrounds something's creation or intended audience
Social context reflects how the people around something use and interpret it. The social context influences how something is viewed.
ex. Think about how you see different things in different social contexts. For example, when you see a movie at the theater with your friends, how does it seem different than when you watch a movie your teacher created for you in class with students? One may seem more like entertainment and the other may to ask you to domore thinking. Depending on where you see each one, you will experience them differently.
To find the social context answer the questions
|the main theme of a work of art|