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Remixing and Drawing by Ellen Mueller

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5 Style

In this chapter, we will discuss the components of an artwork as they relate to style, which is the distinctive visual characteristics of an artwork. It is important to be able to analyze style in order to understand what you can visually borrow from other works.

Components of an Artwork

Subject

The components of an artwork consist of the subject, form, content, and context. The subject is what the artist is attempting to portray. For example, in the work ...

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