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Cont. Art Quiz 3

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computer art
-denotes any art in which computers play a significant role. -This broad definition also embraces more conventional art forms that utilize computers, such as: computer-controlled animation or kinetic art, or computer-generated painting - as well as those forms that are based on computer software, like Deconstructivist architecture.
-Computer art may also be called Digital art, Internet art, Software art, or Computer graphics.
Thinkism
is the first art movement of the 21st century and is an art movement that encompasses environmental issues, social justice, terrorism, freedom, peace and war...etc. One of the leading artists in this movement is Ai Weiwei.
Street Art
-is visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues.
-The term gained popularity during the graffiti art boom of the early 1980s and continues to be applied to subsequent incarnations.
-Stencil graffiti, wheatpasted poster art or sticker art, and street installationor sculpture are common forms of modern street art. Video projection, yarn bombing and Lock On sculpture became popularized at the turn of the 21st century.
Post Contemporary
(PoCo) - is a forward looking aesthetic philosophy distinguished by a re-constructive, global, human ethos which posits that the aesthetic experience is universal to humanity, and that this experience can inspire understanding and transformation.
Renewable energy Sculpture
- a sculpture that produces power from renewable sources, such as solar, wind, geothermal, hydroelectric or tidal.
- functionally both a renewable energy generator and an artwork, fulfilling utilitarian, aesthetic, and cultural functions.
-The idea of renewable energy sculptures has been pioneered by ecofuturist visionaries such as artists Patrice Stellest, Sarah Hall, Julian H. Scaff, Patrick Marold, architects Laurie Chetwood and Nicholas Grimshaw, University of Illinois professor Bil Becket, and collaborations such as the Land Art Generator Initiative. Echoing the philosophy of the environmental art movement as a whole, artists creating renewable energy sculpture believe that the aesthetics of the artworks are inextricably linked to their ecological function.
Ai Weiwei
Dropping a Han-Dynasty Urn
1995
Shrin Neshat
Rebellious Silence
1994
Shahzia Sikander
Pleasure Pillars
2001
Takashi Murakami
Tan Tan Bo Puking - a.k.a Gero Tan
2002
Cao Fei
A Mirage
2004
Cecily Brown
Night Passage
1999
Matthew Barney
Cremaster 4
1994
Ernesto Neto
Anthropodino
2009
Omer Fast
The Casting
2007
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