Art 100 Paper

1021 Words Nov 9th, 2012 5 Pages
Corrine Roe 1,012 words
Art 100
Aesthetics Learning Object
The first two pictures that are being compared are Shirin Neshatb “Allegience with Wakefulness” 1994 and Jasper Johns “Three Flags” 1958. In the “Allegience with Wakefulness” is instrumentalist. It is instrumentalist because it is the writing on this person’s feet is not English and there is a gun between the person’s feet. This might be taken as things that are different from what we are used to be taken as threat. American people in general have a closed minded way of looking at things. The other aesthetic perspective for this art piece that are noted
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It is imitationist because it looks like a regular package that could see pretty much anywhere. This art piece could also be known as linguistic. It is a linguistic aesthetic because it has strong social ties to our everyday lives. Most people get gifts in packages or important thing they have ordered or thing they bought just for fun. We usually associate a package with a good thing. The “Mystic Package” has a special hyper-realistic quality about it that makes look like it is an actual package. “Rabbit” is formalist piece of art. It is formalist because it has a modern design. It almost looks robotic and has a futuristic quality about it. The artist pays extra attention to the shape and details like the rabbit’s ears and how the rabbit is holding a carrot. This art piece could also be known as expressionist. When people see rabbits they often think of pets that they have had or think of rabbits hoping threw the forest. People usually have happy feelings when it comes to rabbits and other animals. In the art piece “Mystic Package” it is something we see all of the time. It’s a common package that we use to ship things. In the “Rabbit” art piece it is the exact opposite. It is something that we do not normally see. We see rabbits but not in shiny balloon form. It looks like a robot more than anything. That is why it is so futuristic looking.
In conclusion art has a lot of different aesthetic perspectives. Art is unique in its own way and

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