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Category Archives: What Is Art and Does It Matter?
Art is Rad
It’s important to understand artist and artistic movements as we dive into the world of graphic design and develop into one day considering ourselves as experts in the school of visual media upon graduation. By having a background of understanding … Continue reading
Art is Trending
As someone who has studied art and art history in the past it is easy to see the benefits to being aware of your surroundings in a visual sense (ironic that I’m making comments on awareness when I was completely … Continue reading
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I don’t know me no good art
The importance of gaining a knowledge and better understanding of these topics lies in having a better appreciation for the diverse nature of “beauty”. While it is trite but true that beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder … Continue reading
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What is Art and Does it Matter?
Art is just as important to the artist as it is to the viewer. Sometimes an artist doesn’t care if the viewer understands their creation. But if that message is important to you as an artist, you have to know … Continue reading
ART: Can’t live with it…Can’t live without it!
Before this particular class, I have never really studied art other than your usual elementary art classes where making Thanksgiving turkey’s from your hand was advanced. However, after expanding my knowledge of the history of art work and our predicessors … Continue reading
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So this is what art is
At long last, I can finally tell people that I know what art is and why it matters. Does art matter? Absolutely, I say, even if I don’t completely understand art (Yup. I admit it). Art is one of the … Continue reading
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Despite my title, I do believe that art matters for us as visual media students. Digital design, typography, graphic design, and web design are all extensions of art. The knowledge of the different styles of art can allow us to … Continue reading
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Art matters, but it doesn’t.
As frustrating as it is to realize that every work of art we’ve ever observed can be spun into being formalism, post-modernism, expressionism, or realism (or anything else, for that matter, even if we want to make up a form … Continue reading
It is necessary for us as students in a visual way to understand art in all forms. Everything is capable of artistic design, and with this we are able to articulate tone and style beyond belief. Brand image, PR and … Continue reading
What is Art?
I don’t think there is one singular answer to “What is art?” Art is a form of expression, it is a way of communicating thoughts, feelings, ideas, problems, solutions, etc. Art is everywhere. Even if we disagree and find a … Continue reading
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