Glossary of terms and artists

This glossary has a list of useful terms to know when thinking about art. It also displays all the artists we have looked at in the course.

Browse the glossary using this index

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Doris Salcedo

Is the artist who created the crack in the floor, and the chairs stacked between two buildings. Read more about her her here:


Drawing is a way of creating an image using color pencils, crayons, charcoals, pastels, or markers. Techniques that are used in drawing are: shading, crosshatching, and line drawing.