Lecture Notes for ART 1200 - Art Appreciation with Pierce at North Texas (UNT)

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Material Type:Study Guide
Class:ART 1200 - Art Appreciation
University:University of North Texas
Term:Fall 2009
  • Private Place
  • Virgin of Guadalupe
  • Status Symbol
  • Arch of Titus
  • Photography
  • Renaissance
  • The Renaissance
  • Grande Odalisque
  • Behind (of)
  • Appropriation
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Critical Thinking Questions Richard Ward Bad Hair Days What symbols are associated with the caveman? The symbols associated with the cavemen are the harry body and head, Animalistic stance/features, weapons of some sort, club, axe, ext. Living in a cave, with animals, skins of animals covering body, and unkempt hair. Seen in “The Neanderthal Man” Harper’s Weekly, 1873. Which beliefs or attitudes do such symbols represent? The belief that the caveman was uncivilized; he was primitive and very simplistic in nature. These symbols stereotype the caveman as a simplistic person who only relied on his survival instincts and was not far from animal in the evolutionary chain. In what other ways or artworks has such symbolism been used? The idea of the caveman continues on today even with the Geico commercials, and in past artworks such as “Savage state, from four states of civilization” by Jean Bourdichon in 1500’s Early Humans How does art represent the concerns of Paleolithic humans? Artwork represents t...

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