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Living with Art (Chapter 1)
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Endless Column, Fish, Bird in Space
pulsing upward with great energy, no end
idea of something that moves swiftly and freely through the water
branch of philosophy concerned with the feelings aroused in us by sensory experiences...our responses to the natural world and to the work we make/art
found Chavet cave; charcoal and natural earth substances used; drawings dating back to the Stone Age
Stone Age; Neolithic Community built it
(brought together a community)
Where does Art Begin?
OUR NATURE AS HUMAN BEINGS
1. our ability to make them
2. our urge to create meaningful order and form, to structure our world so that it reflects our ideas
3. the urge to explore the aesthetic possibilities of new technologies
very large stones surrounded in turn by a circular ditch
What do artists do?
1. create places for some sort of human purpose
2. create extraordinary versions of ordinary objects
3. give tangible form to the unknown
4. give tangible form to feelings and ideas
5. refresh our vision and help us see the world in new ways
How did Maya Lin's piece represent the 5 things artists do?
Vietnam Veterans Memorial; create places for some human purpose
What is an example of: art that creates extraordinary versions of ordinary objects?
the Neolithic Stemmed vessel & the Kente; both were used for ceremonial occasions
Textile from West Africa woven in hundreds of patterns, each with its own name, history, and symbolism
How did Manohar represent what artists do?
painted a record and commemorate of the emperor Jahangir; a moment of reconciliation between father and son
What is an example of: art that gives tangible form to the unknown?
Shiva Nataraja; gave a form to the Hindu god Shiva in his guise as Nataraja
What is an example of: art that gives a tangible form to feelings and ideas?
The Starry Night by Van Gogh; he had the belief that people died and went to a star
What is an example of: art that refreshes our vision and help us see the world in ways?
Peeling Pain on Iron Bench, Kyoto by Ernst Haas'; more attentive to the world around us
What characteristics do creative people tend to posses?
7. analytical skill
8. organizational skill
Emoter; shows sensitivity, playfulness, flexibility, fluency, productivity
heightened awareness of what one sees, hears, and touches, as well as responsiveness to other people and their feelings
an ability to adapt to new situations and to see their possibilities; willingness to find innovative relationships
uncommon responses to situations and to solving problems
a sense of humor and an ability to experiment freely
the ability to generate ideas easily and frequently, and to follow through on those ideas.
a readiness to allow the fee flow of ideas
a talent for exploring problems, taking them apart, and finding out how things work
ability to put things back together in a coherent order
Can a person become more creative?
yes, if one allows oneself to be
How do we see art? what effects how we look at it?
mode of perception (we don't all notice the same things nor do we interpret what we see the same way.
3. prior experience
4. perception is subjective by nature
What are two examples of artwork that represent subjective perception?
Jan de valde's Leal's Vanitas
Audrey Flack's Wheel of Fortune (Vanitas)
Jim Hodges' Every Touch
Latin for "vanity". It represents the book of Ecclesiastes:
a mediation on the fleeting nature of earthly life and happiness in which we read that in the end, "all is vanity."
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