Artifact

An object produced or shaped by human craft, especially a rudimentary art form or object, as in the products of prehistoric workmanship. Only in the last ten or twenty years works of various native peoples been considered art rather than artifacts, and displayed in museums of art as well as of ethnography.






RELATED SECTIONS:

Use of Materials

Enduring Themes

Evaluation Process

RELATED GLOSSARY WORDS:

Genre

Fetish

Art History

Archival Image

Documentary Art

Devotional Painting