Art in TOK Presented by Adriana and Stinger
What is Art?
The quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance. – Dictionary.com
What is Art?
Human endeavor thought to be aesthetic and have meaning beyond simple description. Includes music, dance, sculpture, painting, drawing, stitchery, weaving, poetry, writing, woodworking, etc. A medium of expression where the individual and culture come together.
Can Anybody Be an Artist?
Yes. Anybody who makes art is an artist.
Visual Art – Andy Goldworthy
How is art useful? Art is created in for pleasure. The main purpose is for entertainment.
Art helps people to express their emotion through their artwork.
How is art useful?
Are Musical Instruments Art? Yes they are. Since music is a form of art, so musical instruments support people to play music so they are also considered art.
Each type of musical instrument produces different types of sounds. When someone hears the melody or look at the one who play the musical instrument, the expression the styles are shown.
Is Clothing a Form of Art? It can be. Clothing is art in the process of being designed.
In the production process, less creativity is involved.
Art is subjective. Whether it is art or not, is up to the viewer themselves.
"Definitions of Anthropological Terms." Oregon State University . Web. 16 Nov. 2011. <http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/anth370/gloss.html>.