ART 109 - ART 109 Studio of Constantine Bancusi: Modern art...

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ART 109 17/01/2008 15:09:00 Studio of Constantine Bancusi: Modern art o ESSENSE, Brancusi tries to find the essense of things. o Tries to get rid of the expendables, what is really important is not  defined by details like cloth and eyelashes Chauvet Cave In france, circa 30,000 BCE is the earlist art Were not part of art history until they were discovered. Primitive: o The idea there are some forms of art that are less, yet this is a cultural  bias. Some assumed that if they painted or drew animals they wanted to catch, it  would influence the hunt.  o The sympathetic animal theory was thrown out when animals of non- hunting desire were also painted, maybe meaing they wanted to draw  for the beauty of it. Stonehenge England, circa 2000-1500 BCE This is a group of stones in pattern  Shows they build and commemorate art of the time Someone had to believe building this was worth doing Stemmed Vessel
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Neolithic China, circa 2000 BCE Neolithic is what we recognize as the beginning of civilization o Hierarchical Useless as a vessel for holding liquid However it has an aesthetic quality Maya Lin Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington DC, 1982 Its not a traditional monument o Its black, and has a nonrepresentability of it o It goes under ground level, not glorifying Its not a statue of people
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ART 109 taught by Professor Colazzi during the Spring '08 term at Winona.

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