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Chapter1 what is art su2013

  1. 1. Welcome to Art AppreciationArts 1301-65001Cristina MedinaProfessor of Visual Arts
  2. 2. GET TOGETHER Find at least 2 other people with samecolor clothing as you have on. Groups of at least 3 to 4 members There must be both genders in yourgroup.
  3. 3. Introductions Tell your group members, “I’m glad you’rehere!” Introduce Yourself, write your groupmembers’ names down Major and goals in life Each person must know the other’s nameand how to spell it Random selection
  4. 4. Expected Group Behaviors Help Others Learn Encourage Participation Listen with Care Participate Actively Observation by instructor The group is ready when everyone canpresent the material, random selection.
  5. 5.  Each group will receive portions of thesyllabus Groups will work together to decideunder which category the portionbelongs to Tape the portion underneath the correctsection
  6. 6.  Give your groupmembers a high-fiveand thank them fortheir cooperation andattention!!!!!!!
  7. 7. Art is not what you see, butwhat you make others see.-Edgar Degas
  8. 8. Chapter 1: A Human Phenomenon What is art? What are some ways to approach adefinition of art?
  9. 9. What is art? No one definition applies for all times andplaces. “Art is a primarily visual medium thatexpresses ideas about our humanexperience and the world around us.”-Lazzari and Schlesier, Exploring Art
  10. 10. →Assists in rituals→Reflects customs→Communicates→Helps us imaginethe divine→Commemorates the dead→Glorifies the state→Protests politicaland social→Celebrates warand conquest→Promotes cohesion→Records likenesses→Educates usFunctions of ArtFunctions of Art
  11. 11. What is artWhat is art for whomfor whom andandwhenwhen??→Art is whatever asociety or a culturesays is art.→Not a universal or fixeddefinition.→Fluctuates, becausecultures are alive andchanging.
  12. 12. VISUAL FORM MATERIALS FORMAL ELEMENTS OVERALL COMPOSITION ORARRANGEMENT
  13. 13. CONTENT The art’s imagery It’s surroundings where it is used ordisplayed Its symbolic meaning The customs, beliefs, and values of theculture that uses it Text incorporated in work, or writingsabout work
  14. 14. What defines beauty…? Groups: work together to answer theabove question. WHO defines beauty?
  15. 15. Aesthetics: Art and Beauty→a branch of philosophydealing with art, its sources,forms, and effects.→goes beyond individual tastesor preferences.→is a critical reflection on art.→reflects the culture’spreferences.
  16. 16. Beauty Is Subjective• Subjective: full ofpersonal emotionsand feelings• Objective: free ofpersonal feelings oremotion; hence,without bias
  17. 17. Conventions of Beauty"Venus of Villendorf" 10.000-15.000 b.c.
  18. 18. The Artist’s Response to theWorldCREATING ART→Perception - focused and concentrated looking.→Response - reflects the artists’ responses to their lifeexperiences and the world around them.→Expression - art is the expression of the artist’sperception and response.
  19. 19. CATEGORIES OF VISUAL ARTS Fine art Popular culture Kitsch
  20. 20. STYLE CATEGORIES Naturalistic, Representational Idealized Abstract Expressive or expressionist Nonobjective Cultural style Artist Style
  21. 21. Naturalism Fully representational with specific details
  22. 22. Realism Representational but emphasizes theemotional not specific
  23. 23. Semi Abstraction Partly representational but simplified andrearranged.
  24. 24. Objective Abstraction Based on a physical object but simplifiedand rearranged so that it appearsnonobjective.
  25. 25. Non Objective Abstraction Started without any reference to aphysical object. Based on pure design.
  26. 26. Vincent Van GoghStarry NightSaint Remy, June 1889Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 1/4"
  27. 27. What affects your view of art? Gender Culture Nationality Geographic location Ethnicity Spiritual beliefs Socio-economic backgrd Political beliefs Personal experiences
  28. 28. How you respondto a work of arttellsmore about youthan it does aboutthe work of art.
  29. 29. Recap Definition of art Functions of art Beauty Aesthetics Categories of Style Artist Style: Van Gogh
  30. 30. Activity 1: A Human Phenomenon The goal: write about art, using terminology and conceptslearned from the chapter reading be able to connect the material from the readingto the video or article presented in the activitythat may be from an outside source Prepares you for future assignments.
  31. 31. Use Chapter 1 reading and vocabulary to helpconstruct the answer for this assignment. View the images and content on the followingwebsite,http://www.oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org/ and answer in paragraph format the followingquestions: a. What is the function of this artwork? b. Describe the visual form. c. Describe the specific content of this artwork. d. Explain the style of art category it could fall under.
  32. 32. Wrap Up Thank your for being here. Questions? Thank your group members. See you next time!

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