Subject Description


Representative art

OCM Identifier


Subject Description

Techniques in painting and sculpture (e.g., drawing or painting on flat surfaces, incising in relief, modeling or carving in the round); materials and implements used; subjects (e.g., still life, landscapes, human beings, abstractions); use of color; composition; appreciation of form and perspective; styles (e.g., naturalistic, idealistic, symbolic abstract); special products (e.g., etchings, bas-reliefs, masks); specialized fields (e.g., portraiture, commercial art, religious sculpture); artists and sculptors; etc.

This term was used until 1997 when it was replaced with the term "Visual Arts". See the latter term for information on this subject in data indexed from 1997 on.


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