What is Art

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What is art? : 

What is art?

This class is focused on the Visual Arts. : 

This class is focused on the Visual Arts.

What is art? : 

What is art? Thinking about the visual arts, answer the question, “What is art?” individually, then in pairs and finally as a class discussion.

Guidelines for whether or not something might be considered art. : 

Guidelines for whether or not something might be considered art. The intention of the creator The intention of those who commissioned the artwork. The reception of the artwork by society.

Elements of art : 

Elements of art Line Shape Color Texture Value Space

Elements of art posters : 

Elements of art posters You will be assigned a group Each group will be assigned an element of art Use the information from the Studio Art I class PowerPoints that can be found in the documents section of Odeaartclass.blogspot.com. Look online for additional information if needed. Make a poster that includes all the vocabulary words and concepts from the PowerPoint Present the poster to your class.

Personal context : 

Personal context

Different personal contexts : 

Different personal contexts Consider the different contexts that impact the way people interpret artworks. Brainstorm a list of fifteen factors on page 15.

Understanding an artwork’s context : 

Understanding an artwork’s context

Which is most important in art? : 

Which is most important in art? Think about the following concepts and determine which you think is the most important in art. Beauty Skill Realism Creativity Intentionality

Beauty : 

Beauty What is beauty and what role does it play in the visual arts?

Beauty artist spotlight: Michael Ray Charles : 

Beauty artist spotlight: Michael Ray Charles

Skill : 

Skill Consider the meaning of skill and the role it plays in the visual arts by responding to the questions and prompts on page 23

Realism : 

Realism In art, realism is a subcategory of skill. Read the story on page 24. Respond to the questions and prompts on pages 24 and 25.

Creativity : 

Creativity Creativity is difficult to define or measure but it is important to the arts. Think about creativity by responding to the questions and prompts on pages 26 and 27.

Intentionality : 

Intentionality Intentionality has to do with whether or not something was done on purpose. Think about the importance of being intentional in creating artworks by responding to the questions and prompts on page 28.