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Unformatted text preview: The Informed Observer Art 100 Name of the artist__ Allan Friesen _____________________ Title of the artwork __ Hexagon _________________________ Media (i.e. oil paint or watercolor or sculpture, etc.) ___ Acrylic ______________________________ Name of the gallery/museum visiting Devin Galleries ____________ 1. How big is the work of art? What is its scale: life-size or monumental, tiny and intimate? How many people are able to view this work at a time? Is it made for public or private space? The piece was fairly large, it is about 48 x 42 and it is hanging on a wall. Only about 10 people can view it at a time because it is in a smaller public area. 2. What was, or is, the purpose of the work? Why was it made? Did the artist create it for a utilitarian (useful) function? What parts of its design (for instance, shape or form) were determined by this purpose? Does the name reflect the purpose? If the work is two-dimensional, can you guess what the purpose of the work might be, since it would not be utilitarian? To be completely honest, I asked an employee, and they told me it was created just to be an amazing piece of art, great for decoration. There is technically no purpose for this work, other than looking amazing as decoration. It is in the shape of a hexagon, which is also the name of the work. It is also two-dimensional, printed on a wooden hexagon....
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- Spring '09