Art is Bigger

In response to the reading, Foreward by William Cromar in the preparation of my self-study.

Computers are Useless – Among the many tools used in the creation and expression art—charcoal, the chisel, the paintbrush, the camera, and now the computer, there no longer remains an archaic hierarchy that determines which mode or method is necessary to call art, art.  Each tool is as valid and as useful as the next but is also useless without an idea that employs them with a purpose, a means to turn intangible thought into material expression.  A. Michael Noll’s Gaussian Quadratic ushered a new era of visualization that was previously unimaginable, especially in the infantile stages of computer technology, that are now commonplace in many forms of digital entertainment.  His visual experiments, whether he intended or not, lends credence to the intent of Marcel Duchamp’s “experiment”,  Fountain, further expanding the boundaries of what is considered art, regardless of how it’s made.

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The Death of the Death of Art – 

 

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Ashaundei Smith

I'm a student and sequential arts enthusiast with big ideas, ready to leave my mark in the art world!

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