Posts Tagged ‘public’

UK public oil painting collection goes online

The UK’s entire collection of state-owned oil paintings have been photographed and put online — a project that has taken ten years to complete. In all 210,0…
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Brother Elf – Painting Pictures with My Mind.
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Question by RedRaiderAshley: How is public art different than gallery art?
Public art functions differently than art that one encounters in a gallery or museum. Why?

This is for an art appreciation essay so any help will be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

Best answer:

Answer by Vince!
I would think that public art exhibits generally feature local work, while galleries feature work from a wide range of places, as well as featuring local artists. Gallery is not necessarily better quality work than public display; the quality of a piece of art is relative to what you personally enjoy viewing.

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Question by Yaya2dope: Diego Rivera and other Mexican muralists painted art in public places so that they could?
Diego Rivera and other Mexican muralists painted art in public places so that they could reach the general public with their views?

A True
B False

Best answer:

Answer by piotrart
I would say it is true.

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