Dynamic/Static - Something that is Dynamic can be described as possessing or displaying energy/force or motion. Something that is Static shows no change. It is characterized by a lack of movement, animation, or progression.
(Static is a similar concept to stasis, though stasis is a terms specific to having actual motion.)
Mark Rothko. No. 61, Rust and Blue. 1953.
Static - stable, single dominant axis (horizontal), similarity of shapes
Marcel Duchamp. Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2. 1912.
Dynamic - expressing movement, multiple axis
Menkaure and His Queen. 2548-2530 BCE.
Static - stable, unmoving, singular vertical axis
Laocoön and His Sons, also called the Laocoön Group. 25 BCE.
Dynamic - energetic, apparent movement, multiple axis
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