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Author: Erin Aldana

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

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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.


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