Imitationalism Essays

  • Salvador Dali Essay

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    Museum: Tate Title: Lobster Telephone Artist: Salvador Dali Date: 1936 Medium: Steel, plastic, rubber, resin, and paper Aesthetic Theory: Imitationalism Describe: In this image we see an old style dial telephone with a lobster placed on top of it. The lobster is bright red-orange with vibrant highlights of orange and red in specific places. The telephone is black with white numbers. There is a shadow behind the telephone. We can also see the black cord to the telephone in the frame. Analyze:

  • Art As A Fundamental Human Urge Essay

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    met with scepticism, especially by other experts; an obvious one to people working in the art world is the notion of ‘imitation’ having anything to do with art as it is currently conceived. Others might well argue that while acknowledging that ‘imitationalism’ as a theory of art is a cultural construct, the studied avoidance of it is a wilful, perhaps perverse denial of what has been a feature of human culture for millennia. Elsewhere, Dutton asserts that art forms are found everywhere, regardless

  • Art Analysis

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    to communicate? How is this communicated (symbolism, composition, etc)? b. How might a modern audience interpret this artwork differently from the original viewers? 4. Judge: c. What was the artist’s intent? Was it 1) Imitationalism: creating a realistic image, 2) Formalism: demonstrating good design, or 3) Emotionalism: expressing a feeling, mood or idea? In your opinion, was the artist successful in this goal? d. Think back to your first reaction to this style

  • Aesthetics: Imitationalism Essay

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    Aesthetics: Imitationalism Harold R. Thomas EL12015 Art Appreciation (ART-170-01H) Instructor:  David Harmon April 13, 2014 Indiana Wesleyan University I have read and understand the plagiarism policy as outlined in the syllabus and the sections in the Student Bulletin relating to the IWU Honesty/Cheating Policy. By affixing this statement to the title page of my paper, I certify that I have not cheated or plagiarized in the process of completing this assignment. If it is found that cheating

  • Imitationalism Essay

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    Imitationalism I think imitationalism is the most important thing about a work of art. I think representing what is seen on a daily basis allows the viewer to understand that moment with the artist. This theory reminds me of music. When you hear a song that takes you to a certain place and time, you relate to that song. I like to think this is the same affect one gets from this theory of artwork. I chose works from a variety of artists that I felt were examples of imitationalism. What stands