RAW ART - Reading And Writing with Art! Integrating ART & LITERACY in the classroom.
reading & writing with art
March 30, 2012
James Franco....IS it ART or NOT?
Is it art or not?
My students recently looked at a few articles related to James Franco's (Actor from Spiderman and many other movies) new art group movement. He and his collaborators are selling "invisible art". A buyer receives a card with a written description of the art work. There is nothing visual to look at except for the next written on a note card. The concept is that art is in the eye of the beholder and everyone's imagination is different. These note cards are selling from any where from $25 to $10,000!!!
My class loved debating the concept. After we had read and discussed the article I had my students create similar pieces by writing descriptions on note cards. We displayed these in the hallway and had our school vote if it was art or not.