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Public Art Presentation-Secondary Education PowerPoint

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Public Art Presentation-Secondary Education PowerPoint

  1. 1. Public Art
  2. 2. What is Public Art?  Public art is usually staged in a public domain that is accessible to everyone, in multiple media. It has a significant impact in the space it being exhibited, the potential community involvement and collaboration.
  3. 3. Lesson Objectives  To know more about Public art and artists  To be able to design and create ideas towards their own art works  To begin to think about variety of materials and innovative planning and design towards creating a public art piece
  4. 4. Examples of Art and Artists who have created Public art pieces  Anthony Gormley  Angel of the North  Gateshead  Steel  According to Gormley, the significance of an angel was three-fold: first, to signify that beneath the site of its construction, coal miners worked for two centuries; second, to grasp the transition from an industrial to information age, and third, to serve as a focus for our evolving hopes and fears.
  5. 5. Claes Oldenburgand Coosje van Bruggen  Spoonbridge Cherry 300x250  Minneapolis Sculpture Garden  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis -Stainless steel and aluminum painted with polyurethane enamel 29 ft. 6 in. x 51 ft. 6 in. x 13 ft. 6 in. (9 x 15.7 x 4.1 m)  Juxtaposing everyday objects to transform a space, uplift and make the viewer experience and perceive a space differently
  6. 6. Jaume Plensa, Canada, ‘Wonderland’. Represents human potential and humanity.
  7. 7.  Solar Powered public art Installation  This temporary environmental public artwork, named Co2 Led art. By artists Jack Sanders, Robert Gay and Butch Anthony, was designed with Arlington’s environmental initiative FreshAIRE -Five-hundred twenty-two solar-powered LEDs on rods, each topped with a reused plastic bottle
  8. 8. Discussion questions -What unique design would you choose to create for a Public art piece and why? -What would it be made from? -Where would it be and why? -What is the meaning behind the creation?
  9. 9. Task/Activity *Design a series of your own public art pieces-15 mins *Share the work you have done with the class, with feedback, what has been successful, further improvements-5 mins

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