ART LEC 2
-MAKE NEW WORDS. EXPAND THE LEXICON. THE NEW CONDITIONS DEMAND A
NEW WAY OF THINKING. THE THINKING DEMANDS NEW FORMS OF EXPRESSION.
THE EXPRESSION GENERATES NEW CONDITIONS
HOW DO WE LOOK AT ART?
-VISUAL THINKING STRATEGIES
What are arguments against play?
Distracting & a waste of time
-Clement Greenbergplaymass corruption
Why were games played by adults viewed negatively? Culturally and historically,
where does this position come from?
Seemed childish for adults, social exp
Week 3: Defining and Criticizing Art
Due Sep 8
Reading Guide: Terry Barret Criticizing Art
1. What is the purpose of Art Criticism?
2. What are the parts of descriptive information that inform critique?
3. What is interpretation and how doe
Understanding the Contemporary
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
Mayfield Publishing Company
Mountain View, California
London - Toronto
Although a popular misconception about art criticism is that
it is prim