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Date Created: 02/12/15
Arts and Aesthetics Theories of Art Jan 12th Plato he described arts as mere mimeses he criticized art for lacking eternal ideal and realities conceptually ideally logically nothing new Aristotle Defends Tragedy and imitation introduces morality into aesthetics imitation is art David Hume Universal Standard of Taste Men of taste men who through education and experience preserve minds free from prejudice vicious mannered works of art should not be enjoyed Demerit s of Hume s Theory it is too general arts is determined by a select few Taste arbiters only acquire their values through cultural indoctrination Immanuel Kant good judgements in aesthetics are grounded in features of the artworks themselves purposiveness creates an internal harmony of our mental faculties without purpose unconscious labeling of what is perceptible to human senses human genius in art the special ability to manipulate materials to create harmony of the faculties Kant s Legacy Cleve Bell significant form a particular combo of lines and colors that stir our aesthetic emotions purposiveness Art should have nothing to do with life or politics need inspiration art should certainly have something with life what is art without life Can never take politics out of life Abobo Edward Bullough physical distance is the prerequisites for experiencing art sexual or political subjects tend to interfere with aesthetic consciousness if you don39t like Japanese people that shouldn t interfere with their art or just because you don39t like the video doesn39t mean you shouldn39t like the songquot Determining why artwork is artwork main point of this section Classical Theory of Art imitation of natural or human life or action Theory of Art in Medieval Europe JAN 26th St Thomas Aquinas Beauty is the property of God Three principles of beauty proportion light claritas internal brightness and design Allegory using one thing to represent another thing usually has moral content Proportionsymmetry Chartrex Cathedral imitation belongs to the classical theory of art represents a crosshuman Light a form of design Allegory using a symbol to make a statement Ex Rose Window represents solar system message God is the creator and owner of the world Brillo Box Controversy George Dickie Institutional theory of art if is represented and displayed in an institution it is art if the artwork is quotstudiedquot it is art Arthur Danto a work of art is an object that embodies meaning nothing is an art work without interpretation Argument art is determined through a shared historical and institutional context more than one institution should accept it as an artwork and agree its an artwork Painting Painting Media oil watercolor acrylics Composition in Painting line form color mass texture Line horizontal vertical curved intertwining form and shape and diagonal Use of Lines Focal areas point of entry into the work create unity proportionality Develop Meaning St John Book of cells focal point in center measures the mans head with lines Form Form is the shape of an object within the composition The space described by line Color Huespecific color with a measurable wavelength Primary color hues Red blue yellow Secondary color hues Green yb purple rb orange ry Value Value or key refers to the brightness or darkness of a painted object in relation to other objects or the environment lntensity The degree of the purity of a hue HighLow Mass Occupying space of the work Texture The apparent roughness of smoothness lmpastopainterly art Licked surface art refers to impasto Principles of Texture RepetitionVariation rhythm and harmony Balance Symmetry Asymmetrical balance Example Madonna with Long Neck Parmigianino Other Formal Qualities of Painting Linear perspectivethe style defining the size of a painted object through the use of line Atmospheric perspectivethe style of defining the size of a painted object through the use of atmospheric space Chiaroscurothe effect of light on an object Diminutionthe gradual reduction in the size of objects For showing depth Content the message carried by the painting when considered in it entirety message being communicated through the painting you see Chiaroscuro Artist Realistic as possible Light should be reflected on face if light is there Exact form Focal point Feb 2nd Arts The arts is a composite terminology comprising all creations that are representative of human experiences Culture it is the way of life of a group of people Elements of Culture Tangible clothing and textile painting Architecture Sculpture Intangible angage Music and dance Religion John Dowey Art is a universal Language Facts about an artwork culture is not a prerequisite for the enjoyment of art Art can break cultural barriers Aesthetic Differences Western Landscape Design vs Zen Garden in Japan Zen Gardening Symbolize a person s relation to nature and higher reality It is done within a recognized tradition There is a sense of consistency in material and design


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