Yu the Great Taming the Waters. Qing
dynasty, 1787. Jade, height 7 ft. 4 1/4 in. x
3 ft. 1 3/4 in.
Praxiteles. Hermes and Dionysos. c. 330 BCE. Marble, height 7 ft. 1 in.
Sculpture (contrappasto pose).
Three Goddesses, from the east pediment of the Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens,
c. 438-432 BCE. Marble, over-life-size.
Robert Smithson. Spiral Jetty. April 1970. Great Salt Lake, Utah. Black rock, salt
crystals, earth, red water (algae). 3 1/2 ft. x 15 ft. x 1,500 ft.
Sculpture (water). Installation.
Great Serpent Mound. Hopewell culture, c. 600 BCE-200 CE.
Adams County, Ohio. Length approximately 1,254 ft.
Nancy Holt. Sun Tunnels, Great Basin Desert, Utah (four showing).
Four tunnels, each 18 ft. long x 9 ft. 4 in. in diameter; each axis 86 ft.
Tom Otterness, Tornado of Ideas, 2003-4,
bronze, Student Union Building
TTU Public Arts. (controversial).
A work involving the human body, sometimes including the artist, in front of an audience.
An artwork created by the assembling and arrangement of objects in a specific location.
Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Roberto
The Cruci-fiction Project. 1994.
Performance Art (specifically chose time of day to perform).
Zhang Huan. To Raise the Water Level in a Fish Pond. August 15, 1997.
Joseph Beuys, Coyote, I Like America and America Likes Me, May 1974, living
sculpture at the Rene Block Gallery, NY
Marina Abramovic, The House with the Ocean View, 2002,
performance at Sean Kelly Gallery, NY
An image found by an artist and presented with little or no alteration as a work of art.
Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Your
Gaze Hits the Side of My Face),
Conceptual Art (found image).
Anarchic anti-art, antiwar movement, dating back to WWI, that reveled in absurdity and irrationality.
Bruce Nauman, The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic Truths (Window or Wall Sign), 1967, neon tubing with clear glass tubing suspension frame
Claes Oldenburg, The Store, installation view, 107 East 2nd St, NY, Dec 1, 1961 - Jan 31, 1962
Kara Walker. Insurrection! (Our Tools Were Rudimentary, Yet We Pressed On), installation view. 2000. Cut paper silhouettes and light projections.
Judy Chicago. The Dinner Party. 1979. 48 x 48 x 48 ft. installed.
Craft (each plate decorated to fit personality of each artist).
Dale Chihuly. Rotunda Chandelier (Victoria and Albert Chandelier). 1999. 27 x 12 x 12 ft.
The Hunt of the Unicorn, VII: The Unicorn in Captivity. c. 1500. Silk and wool, silver and silver-gilt threads. 12 ft. 1 in. x 8 ft. 3 in.
Faith Ringgold. Tar Beach (Part I from the Woman on a Bridge series). 1988. Acrylic on canvas bordered with printed, painted, quilted, and pieced cloth.
Nathan Dube. S.P.I.T. (Saliva and Paper Instigating Trauma). 2005.
dimensions of case 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Spit ball machine. Craft?
Two posts support a crosspiece, or lintel, that spans the distance between them.
Slight swelling in a column design to make the column appear straight to the eye, suggests human musculature and strength.
curved, semicircular architectural form that spans an opening of space built of wedge-shaped blocks (voussiors), with a keystone centered at its top.
Roof generally in the shape of a hemisphere or halfglobe, or continuous arch rotated 360 degrees on its axis.
Louis H. Sullivan. Bayard (Condict) Building. New York, NY. 1897-98.
Miës van der Rohe and Philip Johnson. Seagram Building. 1958. New York, NY