Notes week 2 Tuesday 4/11/17 God bless America 1963 ∙ White old lady is the center of the picture ∙ Is woman the prisoner of her own bigotry? Dread Scott 1989 ∙ Posing a situation that is very confrontational ∙ To write your thoughts, you must step on the flag. It would determine whether you valued the symbolic value of the flag more than expressing your opinion (freedom of speeIf you want to learn more check out What are the most common Lewis Acids?
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ch). What do all artists share? What are the roles of the artist? Artists engage in critical thinking ∙ They respond to the unexpected, chance occurrences and are open to new ways of thinking. ∙ the artist manages the process from seeing to imagining to making, becoming self-critical and exploring the possibilities of their work. Art and the idea of beauty ∙ Aesthetics: refers to our sense of what is beautiful and vary across cultures over time. ∙ Western cultures values order, regularity, proportion, and design, which are hallmarks seen through classical art and architecture. ∙ The human body is also a widely-contested source of beauty. -imagine tall, slender fashion models compared to Peter Paul Rubens’s fleshy nudes. -Pablo Picasso’s representation of women are almost demonic, segmented and abstracted and repulsion Artist makes a visual record Edward Manet, Olympia ∙ Manet made it so the person looking at the picture would depict them as being in the brothel.Artists help us see the world in new or innovative ways. Artists make functional objects and structures (buildings), more meaningful Artists give form to the immaterial ∙ Hidden or universal truths, spiritual forces, personal feelings. Thursday 4/13/17 Shirin Neshat Rebellious Silence ∙ Context of the image is about division ∙ She deals primarily with expectations ∙ A poem in Farsi is written on her face What’s being divided? ∙ Face, Beliefs, life, people. Ways of describing the World ∙ Representational ∙ Abstract ∙ Non-representational Form ∙ Refers to everything from the materials used to create a work to the way it employs formal elements into the composition -it often opposed to content, or what the work expresses or means. Kazimir Malevich Black Square ∙ More about symbiology ∙ Shocking confrontational piece of work ∙ Example of iconography Beatriz Milhazes Carambola ∙ A lot of colors, textures Kenneth Clarks ∙ Art Historian∙ In 1960, he created a comparison of Greek sculpture of Apollo and west African carved mask. What is Iconography? ∙ A system of visual images the meaning of which is widely understood by a given culture or cultural group. These visual images are symbols, they represent something more than their literal meaning. The subject matter of iconographic images is not obvious to any viewer unfamiliar with the symbolic system in use. Every culture has its specific iconographic practices, its own system of images that are understood by the culture at large to mean specific things.