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Art Appreciation: Chapter1

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Art Appreciation: Chapter1

  1. 1. Chapter 1• The Nature of Art and Creativity
  2. 2. What Is Art?• Work of art-visual expression of an idea or experience formed with skill through use of a medium• Media/medium-type of tools used to create the artwork – clay, fiber, stone, wood, paint, video, photography,• Some communication can only be expressed through visual form or music...
  3. 3. Purposes and Functions of Art• Art can: – tell us things – elevate our spirits – show beauty – show injustice
  4. 4. Art for Communicating Information• Through the ages, art has been used to impart information
  5. 5. Lauren Greenfield. The View North, toward Burj Dubai. 2009. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  6. 6. Dorothea Lange
  7. 7. Robert Frank
  8. 8. James Nachtwey
  9. 9. Art for Day to Day Living• Objects made to delight the eye as well as serve useful functions
  10. 10. Yves Behar. Mission One. 2009.Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  11. 11. Eames
  12. 12. Dish. East Iran. 10th Century. Diameter 8-1/4".Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  13. 13. Art for Worship and Ritual• Through the ages people have used art to use for prayer, worship, magic, and ceremony
  14. 14. Dance Wand in Honor of Eshu. Elegba Cult. Yoruba, Nigeria. Height 19-3/4". Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  15. 15. Beatrice Wood (1893–1998). Chalice. 1986. 7-5/8" × 7/8". Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  16. 16. Stephen Cox. St. Anselms Altar. 2006. Height 35". Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  17. 17. Art for Personal Expression• The artist uses their medium to express their personality and/or feelings to the viewer
  18. 18. Rembrandt van Rijn. Self-Portrait. 1658. 52-5/8" × 40-7/8". Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  19. 19. Yong Soon Min. Dwelling. 1994. 72" × 42" × 28".Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  20. 20. Romare Bearden. Rocket to the Moon. 1971. 13" × 9-1/4". Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  21. 21. Romare Bearden• “ The biggest thing I learned was reaching into your consciousness of black experience and relating it to the universal.”
  22. 22. Romare Bearden.Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  23. 23. Romare Bearden. Prevalence of Ritual: Tidings. 1967. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  24. 24. Art For Social Causes• Humans are influenced by what they see• Artists can use their art to influence the public
  25. 25. Francisco Goya. The Disasters of War, No. 18: Bury Them and Say Nothing. 1818. 5-7/8" × 8-3/8". Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  26. 26. Félix González-Torres. Untitled (Death by Gun). Installation view. 1990. 44-1/2" × 32-1/2". Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  27. 27. Félix González-Torres. Untitled (Death by Gun). Single sheet. 1990. 44-1/2" × 32-1/2". Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  28. 28. Christian Boltanski
  29. 29. Chaz Maviyane-Davies. Global Warning. 1997. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  30. 30. Art for Visual Pleasure• Art is often identified solely by this definition• Art made to be visually attractive and well crafted
  31. 31. Decorative Panel from the Alhambra. Granada, Spain. Nasrid Period, 14th Century. 60" × 50-5/8". Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  32. 32. Miriam Schapiro. Heartland. 1985. 85" × 94".Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  33. 33. What is Creativity?• The ability to bring forth something new that has value
  34. 34. Robin Rhode. He Got Game. 2000.Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  35. 35. Untrained Artists• Outsider artists or folk artists- people with no formal art education – folk artists work within a tradition – outsider artists rarely know about the trends and history of art • they work outside of traditional art guidelines
  36. 36. Anna Zemankova. Untitled (M). c. 1970s. 24-1/4" × 17-3/4" (61.6 × 45.1 cm). Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  37. 37. Sabatino "Simon" Rodia. Nuestro Pueblo. Watts, Calif. Distant view. 1921–1954. Height 100. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  38. 38. Sabatino "Simon" Rodia. Nuestro Pueblo. Watts, Calif.Detail of enclosing wall with construction tool impressions. 1921–1954. Height 100. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  39. 39. James Hampton. Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations Millennium General Assembly. c. 1950–1964. 106" × 27 × 146". Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  40. 40. Mola Embroidery

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