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Art Appreciation-Chapter11

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Art Appreciation-Chapter11

  1. 1. Flirting with Function Chapter 11
  2. 2. Flirting with Function <ul><li>Artists often work along the boundary between art and useful objects </li></ul><ul><li>Some artworks challenge our ideas of usefulness </li></ul><ul><li>Some artworks resemble useful objects but might not actually be usable </li></ul>
  3. 3. Clay <ul><li>Clay comes from soil mixed with water </li></ul><ul><li>Ceramics are objects made from clay </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A ceramist works with clay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A potter specializes in making dishes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A kiln is a large oven used to bake the clay </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is called firing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Types of clays </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Earthenware-fired at a low temperature and is pourous. Varies in color from red to brown to tan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stoneware-fired at a higher temperature and is not pourous. It is usually gray or brown </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Porcelain-rare and expensive. Fired at a high temperature and not pourous. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Clay <ul><li>Throwing-shaping clay on a rapidly revolving wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Slip-mixture of clay and water colored with earthen powders </li></ul><ul><li>Glaze-liquid paint that turns to a glasslike substance when fired </li></ul>
  5. 5. Adrian Saxe. Les Rois du Monde Futur ( Rulers of the Future World ). 2004. 26-1/4&quot; × 13-1/4&quot; × 10&quot;. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  6. 6. Peter Voulkos. Untitled Plate CR952 . 1989. 20-1/2&quot; × 4-1/2&quot;. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  7. 7. Toshiko Takaezu. Makaha Blue II . 2002. 48&quot; × 18-1/2&quot;. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  8. 8. Glass <ul><li>Hot or molten glass is a material that is shaped by blowing, casting, or pressing into molds </li></ul><ul><li>After glass is shaped, it can be cut, etched, fused, laminated, layered, leaded, painted, polished, sandblasted, or slumped </li></ul>
  9. 9. Dale Chihuly. Mauve Seaform Set with Black Lip Wraps from the &quot; Seaforms &quot; Series. 1985. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  10. 10. Metal <ul><li>Metal’s main attributes are strength and formability </li></ul><ul><li>Metals can be hammered, cut, drawn out, welded, joined with rivets, or cast </li></ul><ul><li>Metal was used early on for tools, vessels, armor, and weapons </li></ul>
  11. 11. d’Arenberg Basin . 1247–1249. 22.5 × 50.0 cm. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  12. 12. Cal Lane. Untitled ( Map 3 ). 2007. 78-1/2&quot; × 71-3/4&quot;. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  13. 13. Wood <ul><li>Wood has a feeling of individuality due to the unique grain of each tree </li></ul><ul><li>Has a warm, tictile quality </li></ul>
  14. 14. Henry Gilpin. Curiously Red . 2006. 36&quot; × 74&quot; × 16&quot;. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  15. 15. Maya Lin. Terra Table. 2009. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  16. 16. Fiber <ul><li>Fiber arts includes: weaving, stitching, basket-making, wearable art, and papermaking. </li></ul><ul><li>Weaving is based on interlacing fibers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Warp-long fibers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weft-crosses the warp fibers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loom-hold fibers apart for weaving </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. The Ardabil Carpet . Tabriz. 1540. 34' × 17'6&quot;. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  18. 18. Nick Cave. Soundsuit . 2009. Height 7'. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  19. 19. Jessie Pettway. Bars and String-Piece Columns . 1950s. 95&quot; × 76&quot;. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.
  20. 20. Polly Apfelbaum. Blossom . 2000. Diameter 18'. Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.

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