Instructor Contact: david.ball@csec914.org or: art110ppcc@gmail.com Spring 2018 - Art Appreciation - Course Syllabus

CURRENT WORK - COMPLETED WORK

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C U R R E N T - W O R K

NEW ASSIGNMENT - - NO CLASS HANDOUT

READING DUE FRIDAY JAN 19

SLIDE SHOW DUE MON JAN 22

 

World of Art - CH 1 Reading - DUE FRI JAN 19

Start Page 26-32 - "Describing The World" Skip 28-29 Stop at "Meaning and Culture"

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Then, read / scan over these web pages to enhance your understanding

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abstract_art

http://www.metmuseum.org

 

ASSIGNMENT: Make a Google Slide Show ( DUE MON JAN 22 )
About
representation to abstraction to non-objective art

Choose One from a few 20th Century Artists who transitioned from

representation to abstraction to non-objective work

wassily-kandinsky

jackson-pollock

clyfford-still

piet-mondrian

henri-matisse

paul-klee

gerhard-richter

 

Choose any one artist above (or another of your choosing)

WHO DURING THEIR CAREER MADE THE TRANSITION FROM

representation to abstraction to non-objective art

and make a 5-10 page slide show about the artist and their transition.

 

SAMPLES OF STUDENT WORK: EXAMPLE 1.pdf - EXAMPLE 2.pdf

Visual Slide Show Showing Samples of the Three Categories

 

SLIDE SHOW CONTENTS

Page 1 - Title Page

"A transition from from
representation to abstraction to non-objective
as seen in the work of ____________

Image of Artist - Years Alive

Student Name

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Page 2 - A 1 paragraph description of the artist

Page 3-4-5 : Samples of "representational" work
Name of Work - Year Created

Page 5-6-7 : Samples of "abstraction" in the work
(recognizable but very stylized)
Name of Work - Year Created

Page 7-8-9 : Samples of "non-objective" work
(non-representational - not a picture of anything in the world - completley abstract)
Name of Work - Year Created

PLUS: AT A FINAL OR A BEGIINNING PAGE - or between sections -
SHOW THE DEFINTION OF THE THREE TERMS:

representational art
Any work of art that seeks to resemble the world of natural appearance.

nonrepresentational art - or - nonobjective art
Art that makes no reference to the natural world and that explores the inherent expressive or aesthetic potential of the formal elements—line, shape, color—and the formal compositional principles of a given medium.

abstract art
The rendering of images and objects in a stylized or simplified way, so that though they remain recognizable, their formal or expressive aspects are emphasized.

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PLEASE SAVE YOUR FILE AS A PDF

Prior to class on MONDAY JAN 22 (Preferrably Sunday Jan 21)

Share OR SEND your Slide Show to art110ppcc@gmail.com

NOTE FILE NAME SHOULD BE =" LASTNAME-ART110-ABSTRACTION-SLIDES-JAN19.PDF "