Public Art - Art 100 Instructor: Grambo Public Art November...

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Art 100 Instructor: Grambo Public Art November 11, 2010 Public Art Public Art: art in a public place or setting Types: 1. “Plop Art;” 2. Site Specific I. “Plop Art:” something that could be placed in any location and still retain its meaning Example: Equestrian Statue Artwork: Claes Oldenburg, Clothespin , 1976 Artwork: Claes Oldenburg, Spoonbridge and Cherry , 1988 Artwork: Tom Otterness, Gulliver , Indianapolis Artwork: Tom Otterness, Feats of Strength , Bellingham, WA, 1999 Artwork: Tom Otterness, Big, Big Penny , Beverly Hills, CA, 1993 Artwork: Tom Otterness, Life Underground , New York, NY, 2000 Artwork: Tom Otterness, Life Underground , New York, NY, 2000 II. Site Specific Art: takes into account physical context; either literally or conceptually, it wouldn’t be the same if it were placed in another location A. Earthworks Artwork: Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty , 1970, Great Salt Lake, Utah Artwork: Walter de Maria, The Lightning Field, 1974-77, near Quemado, New Mexico
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