After watching the documentary “my child could paint that,” abstract paintings to me seem to be a waste of time. Most of the abstracts I have seen consist of a canvas covered in hundreds of colors, all mixed together to make one picture, Abstract has no purpose, and feel like anybody could create an abstract and call it a masterpiece. As we saw in the documentary, Marl is this little four year old girl who for fun sits on the floor and mixes up all these colors to make her artwork.
After she paints these abstracts, her parents were able to sell her pieces ND make a considerable amount of money for these paintings. In chapter tour of Healer’s book she has a quote by AAA Cap Vichy says “abstract art is a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. ” I agree vivid AAA Cap fully because it doesn’t take much to throw some colors on a canvas. Not only is art beautiful, it also is the only thing in this world that has stood the test Of time.
Artists and Musicians Will come and go, but their works Will Stay With us forever and forever be remembered. With each new turn of the century, a new art era is born. Looking back at art through the ages, we can Start to connect the pieces of our past and connect them with each piece of art like a history book of pictures. The earliest of all art comes from ancient painting created by our beloved cavemen and woman. Just by rubbing red clay dust on the cave surface, early man was able to tell his story.
In Heelers book, in chapter nine she has a series of questions and answers, and as I was reading over them question number six asked if knowing about an artists life helps you understand their work. She responds at first with a simple yes and no. I agree with that simple statement. For me, to truly understand art I feel like you need to approach each painting with a clear mind and no prior knowledge. Think toot like this; when you first look at a painting and you don’t know what it’s titled, who the artist is, and have no background knowledge about the piece, it gives you the opportunity to look at the piece with an unbiased view.
To really understand art feel like you as the observer, you need to push out everything you know about the art you are viewing and let your imaginary take over so you can connect to it in your own way. When you first look at a painting or sculptural how do you know fatwa your looking at is good or bad? After reading Healer’s explanation in chapter nine I can agree with what she said. Every piece of art you look at has its own unique purpose. It is our job as the observer to determine Whether the art we are looking at is good or not. Eke when Nancy was comparing judging different breeds of dogs to judging different forms of art. Everyone believes that their masterpiece is the best, but in the end it is ultimately hard to choose. It’s like comparing apple to oranges when your looking at two different artworks. When is comes down to it you just have to choose the one that outshines the other, In conclusion, I am still not a big tan of art, but IM slowing becoming a tan Going on our little trips to the SST. Petersburg museum of fine arts and the Ringing museum has opened up my eyes to what I have been missing when it comes to the art world.