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  • 1. Flirting with Function Chapter 11

2. Flirting with Function

  • Artists often work along the boundary between art and useful objects
  • Some artworks challenge our ideas of usefulness
  • Some artworks resemble useful objects but might not actually be usable

3. Clay

  • Clay comes from soil mixed with water
  • Ceramics are objects made from clay
    • A ceramist works with clay
    • A potter specializes in making dishes
  • A kiln is a large oven used to bake the clay
    • This is called firing
  • Types of clays
    • Earthenware-fired at a low temperature and is pourous.Varies in color from red to brown to tan
    • Stoneware-fired at a higher temperature and is not pourous.It is usually gray or brown
    • Porcelain-rare and expensive.Fired at a high temperature and not pourous.

4. Clay

  • Throwing-shaping clay on a rapidly revolving wheel
  • Slip-mixture of clay and water colored with earthen powders
  • Glaze-liquid paint that turns to a glasslike substance when fired

5. Adrian Saxe.Les Rois du Monde Futur( Rulers of the Future World ). 2004.26-1/4" 13-1/4" 10".Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. 6. Peter Voulkos.Untitled Plate CR952 . 1989. 20-1/2" 4-1/2".Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. 7. Toshiko Takaezu.Makaha Blue II . 2002. 48" 18-1/2". Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. 8. Glass

  • Hot or molten glass is a material that is shaped by blowing, casting, or pressing into molds
  • After glass is shaped, it can be cut, etched, fused, laminated, layered, leaded, painted, polished, sandblasted, or slumped

9. Dale Chihuly.Mauve Seaform Set with Black Lip Wrapsfrom the " Seaforms " Series. 1985.Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. 10. Metal

  • Metals main attributes are strength and formability
  • Metals can be hammered, cut, drawn out, welded, joined with rivets, or cast
  • Metal was used early on for tools, vessels, armor, and weapons

11. dArenberg Basin . 12471249. 22.5 50.0 cm. Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. 12. Cal Lane.Untitled( Map 3 ). 2007. 78-1/2" 71-3/4".Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. 13. Wood

  • Wood has a feeling of individuality due to the unique grain of each tree
  • Has a warm, tictile quality

14. Henry Gilpin.Curiously Red . 2006. 36" 74" 16". Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. 15. Maya Lin. Terra Table. 2009. Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. 16. Fiber

  • Fiber arts includes: weaving, stitching, basket-making, wearable art, and papermaking.
  • Weaving is based on interlacing fibers
    • Warp-long fibers
    • Weft-crosses the warp fibers
    • Loom-hold fibers apart for weaving

17. The Ardabil Carpet . Tabriz. 1540. 34' 17'6". Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. 18. Nick Cave.Soundsuit . 2009. Height 7'. Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. 19. Jessie Pettway.Bars and String-Piece Columns . 1950s. 95" 76". Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. 20. Polly Apfelbaum.Blossom . 2000. Diameter 18'. Copyright 2011, 2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc.