Don't lose your points!
Sign up and save them.
+
Style

Style

Author: Erin Aldana
Description:

This lesson will define the term style and will analyze style as a basic aspect of art history.

(more)
See More

Try Sophia’s Art History Course. For Free.

Our self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to many different colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

281 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 25 of Sophia’s online courses. Many different colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.

Tutorial

Citations

Anavysos Kouros, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kouros_anavissos2.jpg, Peplos Kore, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ACMA_679_Kore_1.JPG, Lingering Garden, overview of pond, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lingering_Garden_1.jpg , Versailles Garden, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Versailles_Garden.jpg , Jackson Pollock, fair use according to Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:No._5,_1948.jpg

Terms to Know
Individual style

Art with subject matter and physical characteristics that are unique to a specific artist.

Period style

A type of art with shared visual characteristics that are unique to a specific period in time.

Regional style

Art with shared subject matter or physical characteristics that are unique to a specific region.

Style

The unique method and form used to make a work of art.