Humanizing Art

These art pieces go off of an idea discussed in class: the fact that when you inspect closer, things aren’t always what they seem.  I like the idea that humans, who are typically the artist, become the art as well.  Because art is expression, this makes a lot of sense to me.   The link where I found these images provides further examples of cool art including complicated cut out figures out of paper (I’ve posted one below).  I particularly like those pictures because it creates 3D out of 2D and really makes you wonder, “is there something more to what I’m looking at.”



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One thought on “Humanizing Art

  1. You have provided a nice analogy about a rationale for self-portraits or inclusion of the artist. Good art often has the characteristics of a surface level reading and a sub-level reading that encourages the viewer to have a deep investigation into the work.


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