THE NATURE OF ART by Thomas E. Wartenberg. 3rd Edition 2012. ISBN 1-111-189652-9

//THE NATURE OF ART by Thomas E. Wartenberg. 3rd Edition 2012. ISBN 1-111-189652-9

THE NATURE OF ART by Thomas E. Wartenberg. 3rd Edition 2012. ISBN 1-111-189652-9

THE NATURE OF ART by Thomas E. Wartenberg. 3rd Edition 2012. ISBN 1-111-189652-9

Just as you picked 1 work of art to take ownership of for each chapter (I will upload), so too will you take ownership of one of the readings for exam 1.
You should answer the questions and you should relate the reading in some way to the images that you chose for the chapters. And do research

This will be worth up to 25 points. placed the rubric below.
15 Study Questions
5 Relate to your image
5 Relate to your image
5 Additional Research

” Art as Significant Form: Clive Bell ”

1) Bell claims that there is a kind of emotion-“aesthetic emotion”-that works of art produce in their viewers. What type of emotion is this? Have you ever experiences it? When? If something failed to stir you in this way, would that mean it was not? Why or Why not?

2) According to Bell. The presence of “significant form” is what distinguishes works of art from other types of things. What does he mean by this term? Is there a noncircular way to characterize what significant form is? Explian.

3) Bell is critical of works of art that aim at accuracy of representation. Do you agree that this is not a suitable goal for art? How does Bell’s position on representation relate to his definition of art?

4) Bell claims that most people do not experience art in an aesthetically appropriate way. How does he think that they do appreciate it? Do you agree with him? Why or Why not?

5) How important is the existence of photography for Bell’s view? Explain.

6) Do you think that Bell has produced a successful account of what constitutes art? What similarities do you see in his account with that of Kant?

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