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What are some of the main purposes of art listed in Chapter One? Can you think of any other purposes that
are not given in your text?
- Demonstrate art and its context in the modern world; i.e., beauty, environment, truth, religion, ideology, fantasy, intellect, emotion, etc.
Which purposes of art does each of the study images listed above serve?
1. Mona Lisa
Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party is a collaborative work by a group of women using arts traditionally associated with femininity, such as china painting and embroidery. According to your text, how does the installation immortalize women?
- Constructed to honor history's notable women
- Designed to reflect individual personalities
- Alerts public to the significant role of women in the arts and society
Richard Hamilton’s work is an example a movement called Pop Art, which emerged in the 1950s as a response to the products that formed the “American Dream.” What does Just What Is It That Makes Today’s
Homes So Different, So Appealing?" tell us about American culture from that time period?
- The "American dream" focused around comic books, TVs, movies, TV dinners, enviable physiques, do-it-all vacuum cleaners, etc.
- Serves as memento to the '50s
- Reflects values of the time
Duchamp, Fountain
Pop culture
Delacroix, Liberty Leading the People
Social consciousness
Hamilton, Just What Is It That Makes Today’s Homes So Different, So Appealing?
Social and cultural context
Hopper, Nighthawks
Social and cultural context
Ringgold, Tar Beach
Experience and Memory
Stieglitz, The Steerage
Experience and Memory
Matisse, Piano Lesson
Order and harmony
Chagall, I and the Village
Oonark, A Shaman’s Helping Spirits
Chicago, The Dinner Party
Mapplethorpe, Self-Portrait