Thanks so much for your comments, they are greatly appreciated. It wasn't even art to him, just a means to the end of not failing a class that he didn't even enjoy. You will have created something. I have become a fan of so many styles of art, it is difficult for me to categorically say something is bad or not art, but many styles of art have been acquired tastes. Banksy, North London Broken Window Theory: Vandalism vs.
Crucially, these numbers preserve the property of the counting numbers that any collection of them has a least member. Your appreciation of art is as valid as anyone else's. It was no longer primarily a useful object — it was primarily a meaningful object. Thanks for your most gracios comments, they are much appreciated. No physical or electronic security system is impenetrable however and you should take your own precautions to protect the security of any personally identifiable information you transmit. This is a little festival for the arts. Duchamp was overt about this, mocking critics who later tried to find the beauty in the urinal.
Do you want to learn how to write articles like this? You touched upon the other side of the coin, as well. It is not art, and that is how it conveys its message. For example, I strenuously object to the concept that art is anything its creator wants it to be, but many hold fast to this belief. We're here to look at art, not your Prismacolor pencils, the desk you framed your painting over, your easel, or anything else that would not be seen if the art were publicly displayed. And just as importantly, Duchamp had no involvement whatsoever in designing or making the urinal that was the raw material for his artwork.
Theories on what is art and what is not art? Do not add any extraneous information or be subjective in your title. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Children produce naïve art that captures innocence and darkness. It just sucks and no one thinks it is funny. Brilliant Hub, full of great questions that individuals can answer for themselves, or leave the answers up to the traders in art commodities. For the artist, creating is a means of expressiona way to offer a tiny peek into ones. In Duchamp's case, his viewers agreed that the toilet bowl was art--and on some level, with that agreement, it apparently became art.
I have never taken a deep interest in art, but we had a guide and his work was so brilliant, i would like to understand art more. Or just suck it up and let them! Here now, we ask a question directly to the energy mind and receive the relevant vision in return. I become what I create, and what I create is me. If my purpose is to work through negative experiences or emotions, I feel obliged to communicate something positive in the end—to make experiencing my work part of an upward trend. I am always thrilled at the opportunity to see anything he painted in a museum. Hope you had a good weekend.
My question is why the earlier paintings are kept. Additionally, I do not see copies of other art or photos as true art. It mostly seems like a way to get students to make sneering portrayals of high art being debased by some low-class application; I can imagine somebody turning in the Mona Lisa as the example and then a gross back tattoo of the portrait as the not-art. I support my views concerning the nature of art, but was reluctant to battle for them in that particular venue. In that venue, shared meaning or opinions, at least decided the issue against me. Pushing out low income families in their wake, to be replaced by middle class metrosexuals with their urban art collections. I would prefer the picture of the pink cat! It came from the fact it was not understanable to me.
Mike you left nothing to chance in this hub and I believe your details are impeccable! Is it going too far to say that without art, there is no evolution? It is a sad and regrettable state, and in this regard I am not sure where to look for answers. So, within the artworld, objects express ideas and feelings — sometimes by resemblance, sometimes not. I think you have very valid opinions and points throughout such a great content. These are tough questions with no easy answer! I noticed the forum posts as well, but resisted the urge to participate in their discussion. And as art, it has a message. Please use the rolling sticky for daily challenge posts. Without this reaction Jackson Pollocks work would not be art because up until that point no one had thought to qualify random paint splatters as art.
Do not submit sketches, doodles or unfinished work. As for those who have been running from the law to express their art for decades … remember ……………. Time indeed measures greatness--when all other subjective criteria has gone by the wayside, what remains will determine what is art. Some try to mystify it for their own objectives others don't understand it but pretend they do. It is the unique ability of humans to see the potential of a rock to embody an image of something else.
Spontaneous, sure--even creative in a mad sort of way--but I'm not convinced his used handkerchief contributed to any artistic process or solution. It is art because Duchamp deemed it so with his signature and exhibition, and the message of this deeming was recognised and, over time, accepted by members of the artworld. I do believe there are occasions when making you laugh might be the point, but I am also wary of so-called artists without discernable talent hoping to make a dollar convincing us that something which lacks creativity is art. It reflects what we are all about,feeding our insatiable appetites for love, controversy,beauty and mystery and more. They do not simply name an object or show its function: they make a statement of some sort. It is a tough word really to define and pinpoint much like virtue. We do this all the time when we look up at the clouds and imagine something else.