1. A person whose job it is to research and manage a collection and organize exhibitions.
6. A rendering, usually a drawing, of a person or thing with exaggerated or distorted features, meant to satirize the subject.
9. Objects, such as pots and vases, made of clay hardened by heat
10. A form, sign, or emblem that represents something else, often something immaterial, such as an idea or emotion.
13. A particular gradation of color; a shade or tint.
14. Touchable, or sensed by the touch.
15. The materials used to create a work of art, and the categorization of art based on the materials used (for example, painting [or more specifically, watercolor], drawing, sculpture).
17. The ability to alter a material’s shape under compressive stress, such as hammering or rolling.
18. A form of art, developed in the late 1950s, which involves the creation of an enveloping aesthetic or sensory experience in a particular environment, often inviting active engagement or immersion by the spectator.
19. A category of artistic practice having a particular form, content, or technique.
20. An act of placing things close together or side by side for comparison or contrast.
21. An image that has natural scenery as its primary focus.
22. An image with urban scenery as its primary focus; an urban environment.
26. A term generally used to describe art that is not representational or based on external reality or nature.
2. An artist's device for spraying paint by means of compressed air.
3. Representing a form or figure in art that retains clear ties to the real world.
4. The area of an artwork that appears farthest away from the viewer; also, the area against which a figure or scene is placed.
5. Relating to or characterized by a concern with beauty or good taste (
6. The arrangement of the individual elements within a work of art so as to form a unified whole
7. A visual representation or design on a surface
8. Museum of Contemporary Art
11. Expressing deep personal emotion or observations; highly enthusiastic, rhapsodic.
12. Emphasizing ideas rather than objects.
16. An object, outline, or shape having sharp corners, or angles.
18. A 19th-century art movement
23. A lack of equality or equivalence between parts or aspects of something; lack of symmetry.
24. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
25. The technique and resulting work of art in which fragments of paper and other materials are arranged and glued to a supporting surface.