the conscious use of skill & creative imagination especially in the
production of aesthetic objects
LASCAUX PALEOLITHIC cave painting (c15,000 BC)
MANUNGGUL JAR (c710-890)
2nd LGBT Flores de Mayo Q.C.
CCP by leandro locsin (1969)
DL UMALI HALL by Leandro Locsin (1965)
Pahiyas Festival , Lucban Quezon
What counts as Art?
* ART as an EXPERIENCE OF PLEASURE
David Hume (1711-1776)
Scottish philosopher - all should agree that it is pleasurable but there is still a standard of _______..
The creation of Adam by Michael Angelo (c1511)
Spoliarium by Juan Luna (c1884)
Maskara Festival, Bacolod Negros Occ.
Does common taste valdate the standard of taste?
Why do people willingly view horror movies?
GOOD ?= PLEASURE (X)
*ART as an ENTERTAINING EXPERIENCE
(entertaining = engaging)
Robin George Collingwood - art is not just entertainment John Stuart Mill - greater Quantity of pleasure vs greater Quality ARISTOTLE - pleasure is X exp. but the exp. is the manner on how
* ART and the EXPERIENCE OF BEAUTY
Balloon dogs by Jeff Koons
* ART as EXPRESSION
Leo Tolstoy - art is human activity
artists are people inspired
How to identify the expressed emotion???
The Scream by Eduard Munch (1893) - distorted image for emotional effect
Composition II in red,blue,and yellow by Piet Mondrian (1930)
FASHION as a form of Expression
How emotions are embodied in work of art....
experienceresponse Are these =? NOT ALL
Outpouring of emotions
Robin George Collingwood Art is not just arousal of emotions but find the
unique value of art - to discover self
*ART as UNDERSTANDING HUMAN EXP.
What do we learn from art? ----- ART - valuable source of knowledge - easily get info
Nelson Goodman - art must be taken no less seriously than science
Art - irreplaceable
- enhance our understanding
- present diff. perspective
ART THEORIES IN THE WEST
1. Instrumental Theories
- as manufacture - functional na bagay
- as instrument for religion and moral ......
- “ “ for education & improvement - for expression & communication of emotions - for the vicarious expansion of exp .
2. Interest in Art as relfection / copy
-realism - idealism - fiction
3. Formalism / Formalist Theory of Art
Formalism vs Semiotics
- science of sign giving aspects : SIGNIFIER : MATERIAL ASPECT
SIGNIFIED : IDEA
Art - concept
- human construct
Artworks/ Works of Art -products/ tangible objects
INSTITUTIONS in the ART WORLD
* Artists -Marce Duchamp’s Urinals & “Defamiliarization” by Victor Schlovsky * Academe
* Art Critics
PERFORMANCE ART -live
-no rule/guidelines, it’s art bec. the artist said so
-not for sale, experimentation
- may be entertaining, amusing, shocking, or horrifying
Inspired performance art
Dada, Futurism, The Bauhaus & the Black mountain College
THE ELEMENTS, PRINCIPLES OF VISUAL ARTS
*Victorio Edades - head of modernist - the terrible side of life(darker colors)
COLORS AND VALUE
Sun God Vase ----------------------------------by Niki De Saint Phalle (New Realism) ---------------------------------- by Anita Magsaysay - Ho (Modernism) Brown Madonna -------------------------------by Galo...