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functions of art

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FUNCTIONS OF THE ARTS Four Categories FOUR CATEGORIES OF ART
PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ART Personal Function of art The physical functions of art are the most easy to dealt with. Contextual Functions of Art Classification of functions depend on context. CONTEXT= Artist + You (the viewer) The Artist- What was the artist thinking at the time he created this?

You- What does this piece of art mean to you? Works of art that are created to perform some services have physical functions. For example: Japanese raku bowl It is an art that performs a physical function in the tea ceremony. Types of art that have physical function:

Architecture- Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural achievements. Crafts- to describe something as a craft is to describe it as lying somewhere between an art (which relies on aesthetic, talent and technique) and a science (which relies on knowledge). Industrial Design- is the use of a combination of applied art and applied science to improve the aesthetics, ergonomics, functionality, and usability of a product House in Batanes House in Vietnam Example of a craft example of an industrial design The personal functions of art vary from person to person. COMMON PERSONAL FUNCTIONS For self-expression and gratification for communicating a thought or
point to the viewer for providing an aesthetic experience, both for self and viewers. for "merely" entertaining others. for adorning one’s self Finally, art is sometimes used to assist us in maintaining ourselves as species. -Biological symbols Socio-Cultural Functions Works of arts are significant players in the evolution of culture, since they contribute both to cultural continuity, and through innovations in forms and techniques, to cultural change. Culture carriers Works of arts make a significant contribution in transmitting ideas, values, and attitudes from person to person to generation to generation. Art and the rituals are essential in sustaining and nurturing any society. Art has become models of expression and communication. example of socio-cultural functions of art: Divisions of Art Commercial Art Art for the art's sake Sometimes, artist are commercially motivated
if they deliberately cater to the tastes of collectors and buyers. The art becomes a consideration of pleasing the satisfying the customer. Artists aimed for personal expression and satisfaction.

He creates works of arts for the love of it and follows no one but himself Though most of this kind of art can be sold in the market, the artist's style still prevails and he should not be influenced by the buyers or clients. example:
fashion designers, industrial designers and graphic artists Architectural design Activity:
Listen to the song and tell me the personal function to you. Activity:
Watch the short video. Tell me the personal function to you.
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