Contemporary Art Unit What makes a work of art a work of art?
Your answers <ul><li>Anything that uses the Principles of Design or has meaning or emotion to it. </li></ul>
What are some other sites or venues where art can be shown? <ul><li>Works of art can be shown in: </li></ul><ul><li>Parks ...
How does the location or context of a work of art affect its meaning? <ul><li>The meaning of a work is affected by its pur...
Who decides what a work of art means? <ul><li>The viewer, because everyone interprets a painting a different way depending...
What materials and tools do artists use to create art today?  Have tools for making art changed over time? <ul><li>Materia...
What are the most important skills an artist can have? <ul><li>To be able to express themselves through visual markings et...
What is Contemporary Art? <ul><li>Art21 defines contemporary art as the art of today, produced by artists who are living i...
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  1. 1. Contemporary Art Unit What makes a work of art a work of art?
  2. 2. Your answers <ul><li>Anything that uses the Principles of Design or has meaning or emotion to it. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are some other sites or venues where art can be shown? <ul><li>Works of art can be shown in: </li></ul><ul><li>Parks </li></ul><ul><li>Gardens </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Homes </li></ul><ul><li>Office </li></ul><ul><li>Cars </li></ul><ul><li>Subways </li></ul>
  4. 4. How does the location or context of a work of art affect its meaning? <ul><li>The meaning of a work is affected by its purpose and the different backgrounds/cultures of the viewers </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who decides what a work of art means? <ul><li>The viewer, because everyone interprets a painting a different way depending on what they get out of it. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What materials and tools do artists use to create art today? Have tools for making art changed over time? <ul><li>Materials and tools that artists use have definitely changed over time. When art first came to life artists used chisels, their fingers, and feathers for tools. Nowa days we have an enormous array of different types of tools and materials. Such as paint brushes, computers, cmeras, and many new types of man made materials ex. Acrylic paint </li></ul>
  7. 7. What are the most important skills an artist can have? <ul><li>To be able to express themselves through visual markings et. To be able to actually get how they feel onto the paper. </li></ul><ul><li>To understand how to make a piece visually appealing to the eye. </li></ul><ul><li>To be able to work with whatever materials they’re given and to be able to change something or to be able to look at it in another way if one thing turns out different from originally planned. </li></ul>
  8. 8. What is Contemporary Art? <ul><li>Art21 defines contemporary art as the art of today, produced by artists who are living in the twenty-first century. It is both a mirror of contemporary society and a window through which we view and deepen our understanding of the world around ourselves. </li></ul>
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