What is art?. b ell work #1. Write the question then your answer each day Answers must be written in complete sentences To be completed during the first five minutes of class Questions will be collected at the end of each week. Who can be an artist?. bell work #2.
What is art?
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Who can be an artist?
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What is the difference between an art gallery and an art museum?
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An elephant paints a picture using its trunk. Who is the artist, the elephant or the man who trained it to paint?
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Can an object be considered as art today if it was not considered to be art at the time it was created? Why?
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Must art be beautiful? Why or why not?
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Must art communicate something or be about something? Should art tell a story?
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Must art be made by hand?
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Must a work of art be made by an artist? Why?
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An artist picks up a piece of driftwood from the beach and displays it in a gallery- is it art? Why?
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Can an object be art if the person making it did not intend for it to be art?
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Must a work of art express feelings or emotions in order to be considered art?
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Does art have to look "real"?
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Can furniture be art? Clothing? Serving utensils? Greeting cards? Musicalinstruments? Tapestries? Quilts? Under what conditions are these objects art ornot art?
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Can found objects be sculpture?
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Can only art experts say what the true meaning of a work of art is?
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Who can say what is good or bad art?
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Must a work of art have good craftsmanship to be considered a good work of art? Why?
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How is it decided if something is art or not?
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Can a work of art be both beautiful and ugly?
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Must art be enjoyed?
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Should all works of art be judged by the same criteria?
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Can a work of art be good if it did not take a long time to make?
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Who decides the value of art?
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Are works of art made a long time ago more valuable?
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Do the materials utilized in making the work affect the value of the work? Is a bronze sculpture of more value than a sculpture made with found objects like neon lights?
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Is it appropriate to alter a work of art if it is offensive?
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Should offensive art be banned from public exhibition?
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Do different people have different interpretations about the same work of art?
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Is there only one true meaning of a work of art?
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Did cavemen think of their paintings as art?
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Is the meaning of a work that which the artist meant it to be or what it means to the viewer?
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Can artifacts from past cultures (which weren't meant to be art at the time they were made) be considered works of art now for a different culture?
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Is it acceptable to use a work of art and change it for use in advertisements?
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Imagine that a museum has just acquired a Hopi Kachina doll. The Hopi people want it back because it is sacred to them. Is the doll more important as a piece of art, or as a religious symbol for the Hopi?
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Can animals be artists?
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How are works of art different from other objects?
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If you like an object, is it art? If you do not like it, could it still be considered art?
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Is creativity the same as doing whatever you want?
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If a person claims to be an artist, is that person an artist? Is anything that that person creates art?
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Can a child be an artist?
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Should very old artworks that have deteriorated with time be restored or left as they are?
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People have paid millions of dollars to buy works by Monet, van Gogh, and Picasso. Who decides how much the artwork is worth? Does a higher amount of money paid for a painting make it a better artwork than one that brought in less money?
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Is a forgery of an artwork a work of art?
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Should art only please the artists and the culturally elite, or should it touch a wider viewing audience?
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