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Dynamic/Static

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.)


Static v Dynamic


Static
(Inspired by Mark Rothko.)

Static - stable, single dominant axis (horizontal), similarity of shapes


Dynamic
Marcel Duchamp. Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2. 1912.

Dynamic - expressing movement, multiple axis



King Mankaure

Menkaure and His Queen. 2548-2530 BCE.

Static - stable, unmoving, singular vertical axis


Dynamic

Laocoön and His Sons, also called the Laocoön Group. 25 BCE.

Dynamic - energetic, apparent movement, multiple axis



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