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G06: Visual Arts: Resources

Mexican Folk Art

Critique & Feedback - Austin's Butterfly

Vocabulary

Tradition – The handing down of statements, beliefs, legends, customs, information, etc., from generation to generation, especially by word of mouth or by practice: 

Interpretation – The action of explaining the meaning of something. A stylistic representation of a creative work or dramatic role. 

Appropriation – The inappropriate adoption of the practices, customs, or aesthetics of one social or ethnic group by members of another (typically dominant) community or society. 

Sculpture – Three-dimensional art made by one of four basic processes: carving, modeling, casting, constructing.  

Sculptor – An artist who makes sculptures. 

4 Elements – The ancients believed the World to be composed of 4 basic elements – Fire, Water, Air, and Earth. These were considered the critical energy forces that sustained life. 

Native Species – A species indigenous to a given region or ecosystem if its presence in that region is the result of only local natural evolution. 

Characteristic – A feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing and serving to identify it. 

Culture – The customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group. 

Legacy – Something handed down from an ancestor or a predecessor or from the past. 

Pedro Linares