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Subject Matter

Subject Matter

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will define the term subject matter and will present an overview of different types of subject matter.

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  • Portrait

    An image of an individual person.

  • Self-Portrait

    An artist’s portrait of herself.

  • Landscape

    A work of art that takes the countryside as subject matter.

  • Still Life

    A work of art that depicts artfully arranged inanimate objects.

  • Narrative

    The visual depiction of a story in works of art.

  • Subject Matter

    The content of a work of art, what the artist chooses to depict.