Types of Art

by Hailey Upchurch

Peasant Spreading Manure (Paysan répandant du fumier)
Jean-François Millet
1854-1855

This artwork is impressionism because it is clearly based on something from reality and is not distorted or simplified.

Vanitas Flower Still Life
Willem van Aelst
circa 1656-1657

This artwork is impressionism because it is clearly based on something from reality and is not distorted or simplified.

Winter Sun and Shadow
Robert William Vonnoh
1890

This artwork is abstract because it is loosely based on something from reality, but has been simplified and distorted.

Fiercely the red sun descending/Burned his way along the heavens
Thomas Moran
1875-1876

This artwork is abstract because it is loosely based on something from reality, but has been simplified and distorted.

Man's Cloth in the Darkoro Yesre ("Certainly One Day You Will Laugh") Pattern
Workshop of Opanyin James Osei Kwaku Antobreh
2000

This artwork is non-objective because it is not based on anything from reality and focuses on the elements and principals of design.

Kente Cloth
Akan
Sometime in the 20th Century

This artwork is non-objective because it is not based on anything from reality and it focuses on the elements and principals of design.

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