Introduce yourself. Who you are, why you are taking this class, who you hope to be.
My name is Stephanie Moss. I am 27 years old and I am currently a freshman at Kent
Ashtabula. My major is Healthcare Administration; however, who knows where the world cou
Tilted Arc Essay
April 4, 2016
In 1981 an artist, Richard Serra was hired to create a work in the Federal Plaza in lower
Manhattan New York City. This piece was created to be site specific and was commissioned by
the General S
For this assignment I took a trip to the Canton Museum of Art. Together with my
mother we travelled to the museum, keeping an eye out for a certain crazy sculpture
that sits in front of the building. We arrived around 3pm. When we got there, the janitor
Art as a World Phenomenon
November 5, 2012
Individuals have always struggled to express themselves. Art is considered by many to
be the ultimate form of human expression. Many assume that art has a defi
1) Do you think art should question the Status Quo?
Yes, I believe art needs to be questioned to be fully understood. I also believe that the
status quo is something that needs to be challenged from time to time. To maintain the
status quo is to keep the
1) What are some ways that visual artists contribute to performing arts and sports?
There are many ways that visual artists contribute to performing arts and sports, such as
the banners and signs displays in gymnasiums supporting the home team. Murals and
1) In what ways do you see art, nature, and knowledge as related?
I believe that art, nature, and knowledge are all related because they are all aspects of
life in which help us develop as a whole person. Art, nature and knowledge are all basic
forms of l
1) Artists may use stereotypes in order to transform or break them down, such as in
Betye Saars The Liberation of Aunt Jemima. Some critics have argued that any
use of derogatory imagery perpetuates negative stereotypes, regardless of intent.
What do you
1) How do images of the body in popular culture, as in movies, television, and
magazines, affect how we see our own bodies?
I believe that popular culture has a huge impact on how we see our own bodies,
especially as a woman. It starts at an early age wit
1) Why do governments and rulers support or suppress art and architecture project?
Government and/or rulers may support certain art and/or architecture projects if it benefits them
in some way or if the piece is beneficial in the way they look. For exampl
1)Why is it that human beings have often attempted to create images of divine or spiritual
beings, only to have some of these images later banned or destroyed?
I think that human beings attempt to create images of divine or spiritual beings so that others
1) Are funerary art and ritual for the living or the dead?
I believe that funerary art and ritual are definitely for the living. I dont want to get too
much into religion; however, I believe that the body is just a vessel for your soul. I
believe that fun
What are the basic elements in an artwork? Are all of these elements always incorporated
in an artwork?
According to page 24 in our book and the synopsis of chapter two the basic elements of artwork
are line, light and value, color texture and patt
Should artists tailor their work to suit the tastes of the art market, the tourist market, or
the individual patron?
I believe that an artist should stay true to themselves when it comes to the making of their art. If
it suits the tastes of the art market
1. How are issues related to food and eating explored in art?
There are many ways that food and eating are explored in art. Just by looking at the first few
pages in Chapter 6 we see that food has been a focus of art since the beginning of times. Food
How are various attitudes toward sexuality reflected in the art you see?
I believe that different areas of the world have different opinions of sexuality; therefore, their art
reflects so. For example, the Europeans and Americans are more open with sexual
1. Why does understanding the context of a work of art add to our understanding of it?
Our book defines context as the external conditions that surround a work of art. I believe that
the context of a piece of art adds to the understanding of it by
1. What are some of the new media used by todays artists?
I believe there are so many new Medias used by todays artists; such as computer-aided
designs that are able to be printed out on three-dimensional printers. I think that photography
Nazi Plundering Essay
April 17, 2016
During his active years Adolf Hitler spent a considerable amount of time focused on what would
influence the German society. From books, to artworks and more Hitler dictated what the German