ART MIDTERM - types of art that reflect three-dimension are...

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Courtney Englebert Midterm July 1, 2009 Midterm 1. When someone makes a statement proclaiming art is made for its own sake, he or she has clearly misunderstood the meaning and depth of art. I would begin by telling them that art effects and reflects many ideas, cultures, and time periods. Art dates back to eras when there was no demand for the product. Therefore, art is made through experience and dedication to inner thought. 2. Two-dimensional art has height and length. Artists use two-dimensional art to make the illusion of space on a flat plane. The shapes involved with this type of art are circle, square, rectangle, and triangle. Some of the types of two-dimensional art are printmaking, drawing, and painting. Three-dimensional art occupies real space. It has height, length, and depth. The shapes involved with this type of art are sphere, cube, box, and pyramid. Some of the
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Unformatted text preview: types of art that reflect three-dimension are sculpture and architecture. 3. Printmaking is a unique medium because it has so many forms. A printmaker can engage in wood cutting, etching, lithography, dry pointing, and engraving. All of these techniques are used to produce diverse and successful printmaking. Sometimes when artist make multiple prints their matrix begins to erase. I believe they do this because it makes a unique look and serves a purpose in which they are trying to portray. 4. Michelangelos David is brilliant. Yet, I do not believe it would have the same effect today as it did in the 16 th century. David had an enormous impact in the Renaissance era because of it curve and body perfection. That specific art style is not in great demand during our present era....
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