Chapter 5 - Chapter 5 Who Makes Art? A Social Activity THE...

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Chapter 5 Who Makes Art? A Social Activity THE culture has already established a tradition of art making and an understanding of what art is the artists works in that framework. The culture develops a tradition of art making and an understanding of what art is. Artists operate within that framework. Teachers and manufacturers supply the materials and knowledge for making art Others often support artists while they make art Rulers, priests, teachers, shamans, masters, publishers, art critics, merchants, connoisseurs, gallery owners, and curators set standards for determining what art is within a culture. Pyramids Imhotep designed 1 st grand tomb; influenced by earlier tombs Support Systems Teachers, past oil painters, art critics to provide the necessary background of skills and ideas; the materials were developed by artists and scientists and manufactured by art supply firms; developer of funds, financial support, showing that parents, politicians, wealthy donors, and university administrators consider the study of oil painting to be important enough to pay for it. The Artist Creative people with exceptional skills who take meaningful ideas and embody them in visual form Training Artists need to learn their skills, and traditionally, many started as apprentices working directly with mature artists to learn materials, manual skills, and styles. Apprenticeshipsstudent learned from apprentices make part of the master’s artwork, but the final product is owned by and credited to the master artists. Guilds- Specialized societies during medieval Europe preserved technical
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Duran during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas-Tyler.

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Chapter 5 - Chapter 5 Who Makes Art? A Social Activity THE...

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