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Re: Inventions that changed "art"-- Help


From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Oct 28 2002 - 18:20:39 PST

Inventions that changed art:

Tubes for paint


Alloys like bronze

Hot glue gun

Space travel

Atom Bomb

The real question is not which inventions, but in what manner did these
impact art ? This is a very interesting idea to explore.
                                                Woody in KC

Lorne wrote:
> I'm in the process of creating an on-line Treasure Hunt for my students.
> The theme is how technology has impacted the concept of art. I'm
> interested in not just the few recent decades, but how inventions of the
> past helped re-define the concept of art of those times. An example could
> be the camera, the printing press, acrylic paint, as well as many others.
> Can you think of other inventions that have changed the concept of art?
> Please help.
> Thanks in advance,
> Lorne in SC

“The function of the overwhelming majority of your artwork
is simply to teach you how to make the small fraction
of your artwork that soars.”              from: “Art & Fear”
This one soars:
Fantastic Triplet Grandkids: