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HAPTER TWO CHAPTER TWO HAT IS ART? WHAT IS ART?
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Britannica: rt: Art: A visual object or experience consciously created through an expression of skill or imagination. The term art encompasses diverse media such as painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, decorative arts, photography, and installation. The various visual arts exist within a continuum that nges from purely aesthetic purposes at one end to ranges from purely aesthetic purposes at one end to purely utilitarian purposes at the other.
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Leonardo da Vinci. Mona Lisa. 1503 506 Oil on poplar 77 c. 1503–1506 Oil on poplar. 77 × 53 cm, 30 × 21 in. Musée du Louvre, Paris
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Marcel Duchamp. Mona Lisa: Leonardo da Vinci. Mona Lisa. 1503 506 Oil on poplar 77 LHOOQ 1919. Color reproduction of the Mona Lisa altered with a pencil. 8X5”. c. 1503–1506 Oil on poplar. 77 × 53 cm, 30 × 21 in. Musée du Louvre, Paris
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Marcel Duchamp, Fountain . Paint, urinal. 1917 1917 - The Independent Artists show committee said that Fountain was not art and rejected it from the show. 004 - ountain as voted 2004 Fountain was voted the most influential artwork of the 20th century by 500 selected ritish rtworld British artworld professionals.
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Ready-made/Found object : Term applied to a commonplace prefabricated object isolated from its functional context and elevated to the status of art by the mere act of an artist's election It is generally a product of selection. It is generally a product of modern mass production, and it tends to be presented on its own without mediation. Marcel Duchamp, Fountain . Paint, urinal. 1917
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http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=7CFQY0Yf1iI http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=d2Y5mUJiaZI
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Appropriation - To take possession of another's imagery (or sounds), often without permission, reusing it in a context which differs from its original context, most often in order to examine issues concerning originality or to reveal meaning not previously seen in the original. This is far more aggressive than allusion or quotation, it is not the same as lagiarism however Richard Prince. Untitled (Cowboy), Ektacolor print, 49 1/4 by 74 5/8 inches, 1997. plagiarism however. An appropriation of a Marlboro cigarette advertisement. (Sold for $744,000)
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Richard Prince, Untitled (Cowboy), 1989 Chromogenic print; 50 x 70 in. (127 x 177.8 cm) Richard Prince, Untitled (Cowboy) taken from an old Marlboro cigarette advertising i campaign.
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Who is an Artist?
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utsider Art Art produced by nonprofessional artists ‘outside’ the normal fine Outsider Art : Art produced by nonprofessional artists outside the normal fine- art tradition (self taught, children, prisoners, mentally handicapped etc.)
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Self Taught Artists/ Naïve/ Folk Art ayleen Aiken Beautiful Gayleen Aiken, A Beautiful Dream , 1982. Oil on canvas board, 12" x 16". Private ollection ayleen Aiken ad Raimbilli Collection. Gayleen Aiken, Bad Raimbilli When Young, up in the Bedroom 14x17 mm/paper
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James Hampton. Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nation’s Millennium General Assembly , ca. 1950-1964, Gold and silver aluminum foil, colored kraft paper, and plastic sheets over wood, paperboard, and glass. 180 pieces. 105" x 27" x 14 1/2". Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC.
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Drexler,d during the Fall '08 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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