An Architectural Abstraction of Delphi

An Architectural
Abstraction of Delphi
 Balance: A principle of design, balance refers to the
way the elements of art are arranged to create a
feeling of stability in a work.
 Rhythm & Directional Movement: The principle of
design that refers to a regular repetition of elements
of art to produce the look and feel of movement.
 Unity: The quality of wholeness or oneness that is
achieved through the effective use of the elements
and principles of design.
 Line Variation: Changing elements of a line.
 Monochromatic: All the colors (tints, tones, and
shades) of a hue.
 Complementary: Colors that are opposite each other
on the color wheel.
 Split Complementary: Uses the base color and two
colors adjacent to its complement.
 Analogous: Colors that are next to each other on the
color wheel.
 Triadic: Colors that are evenly spaced around the
color wheel.
Abstract Art
Uses a visual language of form, color, and line to
create a composition which may exist with a degree
of independence from visual references in the world.
Imagery indicates a departure from reality.
Images may be only slightly, partially, or completely
Abstract Artists
Laura Joy Lustig
Paintings are
monochromatic, or
simple at a
distance. The
simplicity leads one
to find colors never
thought there
Richard Diebenkorn
Figures were
composed of urgent
and sweeping
gestures and were
set into pictorial
spaces that did not
exist in painting
before Abstract
reinvented space.
Ocean Park 54
Hans Hofmann
Shapes, colors, lines,
calligraphic squiggles,
and use of space
always echo the reality
found in nature, but its
structure rather than its
Rising Moon