art history notes - Paragone: Debate about which medium of...

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Paragone: Debate about which medium of art was best. - Stained glass: Medium for showing light A church was supposed to be a place between the people and the divine Stained glass once considered a art form, not a decoration lik today - Relic: Object which had religious significance - Artist crucifies himself on a Volkswagen, engines replace yells, nailed to car, then nails saved. *Chris Burden, Transfixed, 1974 - Nature of patron/artist relationship, Change over time? - Polled Most Famous art. 1656 Diego Volazquez, Las Menias Oil on canvas, Depicts artist and Patron - Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty Site where union/pacific railroad met Questions permanence -
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Why was art created, and when did notion of art as something created not for function, but for contemplative pleasure or as a result of desire for artistic expression come into being. - Does arts meaning change after the scenery change - Gudea sculpture of stone, muscles show body of gudea is powerful - Role of museum in art changes its context
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course ART 100 taught by Professor Vederrobin during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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