Warm-Up:

Your Mid-term Self-Portrait is due TODAY.

Is it Art? Group Activity

Look at the picture, read the description and record entries in both the 'yes' and 'no' columns in answer to the question, Is It Art?

 Share thoughts within your group and then we'll have a full-class discussion.

Group 1:

Marcel Duchamp's The Fountain

Is it Art?

Group 2:

Jeff Koon's Balloon Dog at the Palace of Versailles

Koon's Balloons in Perspective

Group 3:

Damien Hirst's The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living

Damien Hirst, PIDMSL from the side

Group 4:

Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty

Earth Art examples

Group 5:

David Shrigley's Dark Humor

HOMEWORK:

Read the first half of Chapter 7 so you can participate fully in our led discussion (by Pat, Patrick and Joel) on Thursday!

There might be a quiz!