|Social Structure||Art Form||Example||Music|
|Inter-actional||Evocational||Leonardo de Vinci||Quartet|
Chauvet Cave Paintings
The image of the bear invokes it into the present – both the sign and the referent are the same.
A co-operative mark making process with no recognisable individuality – as an orchestra plays.
The Adoration of the Golden Calf 1633-4, Nicolas Poussin, Oil on canvas. 153.4 x 211.8 cm National Gallery London
The subject matter is a symbol of invocation – invoking the spirit of the calf.
Raoul Hausmann, The Art Critic,1919-20, Lithograph and printed paper on paper, 318 x 254 mm,Tate
Revocational – the laws have been revoked – throw old the old. Went against the Bauhaus rules. The outside becomes the inside, the front becomes the back.
The structure that holds society together has broken down – the Church, the Monarchy, government. Art is being used to heal the cracks (Pierre Bourdieu)
Convocational – bringing the people together although they might nor know they are the art work.
Ai Weiwei brought together 1001 Chinese people for the 2007 Documenta in Kasell Germany as reported in the China Daily. As for the meaning of “fairytale,” Ai said it is “a simple desire for happiness.”Fairytale is a work which relates to social, political and cultural aspects,” he says.”I don’t even care whether it is an art work.”
An art project using an old football pitch for a temporary area for growing crops for the community.
The group then had a debate as to what art is today – is there still such a creature as an artist or, as anything/everything is art is the artist now redundant?