Studio Art -MIDTERM REVIEW

Studio Art -MIDTERM REVIEW - Studio Art 9A Midterm Review...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Studio Art 9A –Midterm Review Notes 10/29/07 Modern era/Western Enlightenment 1500s Cultural hierarchies, everyday unimportant Objectivity, reason, controlled living Disciplines categorize knowledge Trade, capitalism, mechanized labor Cultural Studies: -Cultural relativism, everyday is important -Interdisciplinary -Looking at culture -Works/group behaviors (Raymond Williams) -Traditional (high) vs. everyday (low) -Much of culture is learned but some is MAKE-UP/IMPROVISED Media Coda: Slouching Toward Bethlehem, Dead Poets Society _____________________________________________________________________________ _ ART -Art is seen as important but not enjoyed by many people What is art? -Academic discipline -Many definitions -Historical perceptions of western art -Art as a cultural construction Notion of the artist in the west –often socially alienated, crazy figure
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Stephen Davis –Definition of Art -Functionalism (what it does) -Proceduralism (context at which it finds itself) -Historicism (arts values and definitions change over time)
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ANTHRO 2a taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '06 term at UC Irvine.

Page1 / 5

Studio Art -MIDTERM REVIEW - Studio Art 9A Midterm Review...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online