History Of Art Art has been around since the beginning of human life Some of the first art ever created was on the walls of caves Most depict animals like deer and bison http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visual_arts
History Of Art Art has evolved greatly over time Renaissance art: ~1400-1600 A.D. Pop Art: ~1960-1980 A.D. Cave art: ~40,000-10,000 B.C.
Look around… Visual art is everywhere Your chair Your cell phone Your computer The clothes you’re wearing This Presentation Any object has an artistic touch If not, we would have bland, colorless things
Visual Art Forms There are many different forms of art Painting, Graphic design, Architecture, Sculpture , Photography, Filmmaking, Etc. In simple terms; Visual Art is anything you can see
Painting The most practiced art form Dates from pre-historic humans to present day art Many different styles of painting Early Renaissance style Modernistic style Etc. Many different mediums to paint onto Canvas Human body Etc. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Painting
Graphic Design The art of mixing symbols and text to create a work of art Often used in advertising and industrial design A Graphic Designer uses typography and page layout techniques http://www.aiga.org/content.cfm/guide-whatisgraphicdesign
http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?ParagraphID=dor Architecture The art and science of building and designing of a building or structure Architects use the world as their canvas Design around Landscapes Cities Cultures Etc. Use many different types of material to create structures Wood Steel Aluminum Etc.
Architecture -Example of building with multiple types of materials used- -TajMahal- -Building designed and built around a culture- -Burj Dubai- -2,717 feet tall skyscraper-
Sculpture Three dimensional art work There are no limits to what a sculpture can be made with Steel Wood Plastic Wax Paper Gold Etc. Human have been sculpting for thousands of years Oldest sculptures found in present day china Dates back to ~10,000 B.C. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sculpture
Sculpture - Salmon sculpture in Oregon- -Cloud Gate- -Fish sculpture made entirely of trash- -Chinese dragon made from bronze-
Photography In comparison to art history; photography is a somewhat modern art form The first camera was invented by Alexander Wolcott in 1840 made it possible for shots to be taken and not fade away over time Today, photos can be minipulated to look nothing like the actual thing captured Cropping PhotoShop http://photography.lovetoknow.com/First_Camera_Invented