VISUAL ARTS - STAGE 6 Case Study. ICONS. WHAT IS AN ICON? Historical Overview. An term icon traditionally applies to a religious image of a saint painted on wood with tempera. The word icon derives from the Greek eikon , which translates as “likeness”, “image” or “representation”.
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VISUAL ARTS - STAGE6Case Study
ART & SCIENCE
MERGING OF SKILLS
The class will break into four even discussion groups. Each group will take one of the questions on this page (1-4) and discuss. When working in groups create a page of ideas in bullet points and have your group do some additional research which will provide you with enough material to do a class presentation.
Work can include images and can be presented with the aid of visual resources and ICT’s.
imagination. Their responses in making artworks are expressive and sometimes spontaneous responses to their world
“What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca Cola, and you know that the President drinks Coca Cola, Liz Taylor drinks Coca Cola, and just think, you can drink Coca Cola, too. A coke is a coke and no amount of money can get you a better coke than the one the bum on the corner is drinking. All the cokes are the same and all the cokes are good. Liz Taylor knows it, the President knows it, the bum knows it, and you know it.”– The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: (From A to B and Back Again), 1975,
Yasumasa Morimura An example of an artist who works from the Postmodern Frame. He appropriates and parodies the conventions of Western art history
Critically assess this statement with reference to role(s) that galleries and/or museums and/or collections play in the artworld.