UAA Art Appreciation SP2011 Class


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  • Other works of public art are not recognizable to most people and are called abstract art, such as this piece. It’s actually a blown up version of a crystal from a snowflake so from the artist’s perspective, it is representational. This piece of art is also iconic. It’s starting to represent the building it’s associated with: when you see it, you think, the Anchorage Museum.
  • UAA Art Appreciation SP2011 Class

    1. 1. UAA Art Appreciation SPRING 2011
    2. 6. What is Art?
    3. 7. What is Art? <ul><li>Art is Art, Art is everywhere. </li></ul><ul><li>Art is a way for people to express themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Art is a form by which we perceive the beauty that is around and within us. </li></ul><ul><li>Art is something you can see, hear and experience in a creative way. </li></ul><ul><li>Art is something that touches a person’s soul. Art is visual and emotional. </li></ul><ul><li>Art is the unique ability human beings have to celebrate themselves & their world, feelings, fear, and dreams, etc. </li></ul>
    4. 8. <ul><li>Visual Elements </li></ul><ul><li>Line </li></ul><ul><li>Shape </li></ul><ul><li>Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Space </li></ul><ul><li>Time and Motion </li></ul><ul><li>Light </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Texture </li></ul><ul><li>Design Principles </li></ul><ul><li>Unity and Variety </li></ul><ul><li>Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis and Subordination </li></ul><ul><li>Directional Forces </li></ul><ul><li>Contrast </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition and Rhythm </li></ul><ul><li>Scale and Proportion </li></ul>
    5. 9. Power of Images
    6. 12. How We See
    7. 13. Optical Illusions
    8. 14. How many legs does this elephant have?
    9. 15. Use your Creativity Name ______________ Title ______________ <ul><li>Express a feeling </li></ul><ul><li>Tell a story </li></ul><ul><li>Create a message </li></ul>
    10. 21. Art Interpretation / Storytelling
    11. 24. Description
    12. 34. Art Criticism
    13. 35. <ul><li>DESCRIPTION: What do I see? </li></ul><ul><li>What tools, materials, or processes did the artist use? </li></ul><ul><li>What elements did the artist choose and how did the artist organize the elements? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the artwork depict anything? If so, what? </li></ul><ul><li>INTERPRETATION: What is the artwork about? </li></ul><ul><li>Can I express what I think the artwork is? </li></ul><ul><li>What evidence inside or outside the artwork supports my interpretation? </li></ul><ul><li>JUDGEMENT: Is it a good artwork? </li></ul><ul><li>What criteria do I think are most appropriate for judging the artwork? </li></ul><ul><li>What evidence inside or outside the artwork relates to each criterion? </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the criteria and evidence, what is my judgment about the quality of the artwork? </li></ul>
    14. 39. Aesthetics <ul><li>Aesthetic experience begin when the viewer takes an interest in looking at things for pleasure, for the sake of the visual experience , and rather than a focused interest in the function. </li></ul><ul><li>Aesthetic experiences substantiate the human need for intellectual thinking and reasoning, rather than physical provisioning. </li></ul>
    15. 40. Printmaking
    16. 54. Photography Ansal Adams
    17. 57. Computer Graphic Popcorn Night
    18. 66. FIELD TRIPS Anchorage Museum Alaska Native Medical Center First Friday Downtown Art Event
    19. 69. Chevak Old People Doll <ul><li>Artist: Rosalie Paniyak, Chevak </li></ul><ul><li>Medium: </li></ul><ul><li>seal gut, sealskin, </li></ul><ul><li>glass marble eyes </li></ul>
    20. 70. Graphic Design Magazine Evaluation
    21. 80. VoiceThread Group Projects Art in Alaska
    22. 85. 1% Art
    23. 86. Robert Pfitzenmeier Crystal Lattice Painted metal Anchorage Museum of History and Art
    24. 87. Robert Feldman Hockey Players Painted steel MacDonald Recreation Center
    25. 88. Melanie Walker and George Peters Denali Wind Lexan, paint, tile, media board and metal Denali Elementary School
    26. 89. Sculpture Alexander Calder
    27. 98. Spring is Here
    28. 101. Junk to Funk
    29. 114. Glass Dale Chihuli
    30. 118. Maya Lin
    31. 121. I.M. Pei
    32. 124. ART 21
    33. 131. Junk to Funk Recycle Notebook
    34. 142. Earth Day Celebration
    35. 149. Best Wishes!!