ART 110- The Principles of Design

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This shows absolute symmetry, meaning that each side is completely the same.
This painting by Claude Monet has Bilateral symmetry. Each is close to being perfect as each other.
This is another example of bilateral symmetry which is done by Auguste Rodlin.
This is another example of absolute symmetry called Prayer Rug.
This piece by Vincent van Gogh is asymmetrically balanced. If you were to split this painting in half, neither of the sides would be the same.
This is another example of asymmetrically balanced by R.H Ives Gemmell.
This piece by Marc Changall called Marc Chagall's Ceiling for the Paris Opera has radical balance. Everything radiates outward from the central point.
This painting by Georges de La Tour, has a very obvious focal point being the man's face. It even has emphasis on the man's face by having it be lighter than the rest of the painting.
In this piece by Francisco De Goya, we can clearly see that the focal point is the Flag with the face on it. This is because of its large size, dark color, and an eye catching object.
The focal point in this piece by Marten Eskil Winge is the Hammer. We can tell this because of the light color and the artist also put emphasis on the hammer by putting lightning around it.
This piece by Damien Hirst has no focal point. There is no one place in this picture that the eye is drawn to.
This piece by Andy Warhol titled Orange Car Crash, has repetition and rhythm. The same image is repeated over and over.
In this piece by Martin Benka, scale and proportion is used to show the size of the man and horse. The mountains are bigger than the horse and human which tells the viewer that they are smaller than the mountain.
This piece by Master MS, show a great deal of unity and variety because there is a lot of different colors and objects in this painting.
This piece by Bouucher, has a lot of movement in it. This is shown by the use of wavy water, hair, and clothing.
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