Another kind of doing work that relates to the body: check out the link below the picture
Monday, March 29, 2010
Friday, March 26, 2010
In this essay I will answer three questions about the chapter “The quotation of beauty”. Steiner believes that we need to stop looking at beauty as a thing or quality but as a form of communication. According to Steiner beauty is in the eye of the beholder. One art piece is not more beautiful then another because
I am totally confused about Art. Mainly because I really know nothing about the history of art, and by reading text written by only one person I see it from her point of view . I see, and understand that art is actually is in the eye of the beholder. In some of these pictures I’ve seen, I see disfigured are misplaced body parts or objects that are place to represent body parts.
Thursday, March 25, 2010
1. 20 Century Art was hostile toward the ideal of Beauty they said it was a monstrous sublime the impulse of modern art is the desire to destroy Beauty the replacement of the beautiful by the sublime.
2. Under the pressure of Kant"s disinterested interest his hostility to the bourgeoisie and the misogyny built into the aesthetics, porograph was constructed as the iverse of high art.
The human body is the most universal of symbols, we can all relate to it, and we attach meaning as we see fit, according to cultural context. The female nude body, in particular, has been an accepted subject of art throught history, with the exception of certain religious cultures barring its painting. Jean Dubuffet states, “ …the female body, of all the objects in the world, is the one that has long been associated (for Occidentals) with a very specious notion of beauty…” Yet
#1During the 20th century when the beauty of a woman was reintroduced to art it angered many and made them hostile towards to the art. One reason for this was the feminist movement. Part of the civil rights movement was women’s right and the growth of feminists. “Feminists considered beauty a tool to keep women subservient
“… I think, we must stop treating beauty as a thing or quality, and instead as a kind of communication. We often speak as if beauty were a property of objects…
Steiner states that “We must stop treating beauty as a thing or quality”; but aren’t we treating all things that surround us the same way? Aren’t we are putting a tag on everything our eyes see (and even on the things we don’t see) to make sure they are either “good or bad”?
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
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Friday, March 12, 2010
Sunday, March 7, 2010
Check out this video from TED. Thought it's a good timing with preparation to the sketch. Also - interesting how much of play is understood through body signals.Stuart Brown says play is more than fun | Video on TED.com
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