What is Art?
In this week’s assignment you will examine the work Shovel by Jim Dine.
Examine Jim Dine’s 1962 mixed media piece entitled Shovel Review the 3 criteria in your textbook listed in the “Identifying Art Conceptually” section: The object or event is made by an artist. The object or event is intended to be a work of art by its maker. Recognized experts agree that it is a work of art. Write a short paper of approximately 500 words that considers Shovel by Jim Dine, uses the terms from the box below, and addresses the following questions: Do you agree with the textbooks 3 defined criteria for determining whether something is a work of art? Why? Why not? (“Identifying Art Conceptually”) What is art to you? What was learned and observed through your investigation of Shovel? Is it art? Why? Why not?