Thesis: Attention needs to be brought to the global crisis of resource depletion through consumerism, and the exhibit Meaningful Engagement will bring light to these issues by displaying thought provoking pieces that revolve around the damage that consumer culture brings to our environment. The five contemporary artists included will be Diego Bianchi, Mel Chin, Katharina Grosse, Lonnie Holley, and Otobong Nkanga – all of which share a common thread of how art can provoke social awareness pertaining to issues concerning consumerism.
Armstrong, Evelyn A. 2018. “Art Culture and Environments.” Ecumenical Review 70 (4): 715-37. doi: 10.1111/erev.12395. Armstrong uses this article to delve into the specifics of environmental art and the relationships that people form through viewing environmental pieces. Focused on the logistics of contemporary art and its relationship to the community who interact with environmental works, this article will help to formulate the paper’s thesis and prove how contemporary artists reflect culture and society surrounding them.
Minissale, Gregory. 2013. The Psychology of Contemporary Art. New York: Cambridge University Press. http://search.ebscohost.com.proxy.lib.fsu.edu/login.aspx? direct=true&db=e000xna&AN=6380 87&site=eds-live&scope=site. Gregory explores the sensory and psychological experiences that occur upon interacting with contemporary art. Forming a deeper understanding of contemporary art and what it means to interact with contemporary pieces, this piece will help to form a strong understanding of how society and culture shape art and the relationship between the viewer of an exhibit and the piece they are viewing.
Need a thesis about activism relating to the 5 artists
Artists are Krzysztof Wodiczko, Michael Rakowitz, Maya Lin, Tanya Aguiñiga and Abigail DeVille.
Need 6 Scholary Sources such as art publications like Art Forum, Art in America, Hyperallergic, Leonardo, and BOMB Magazine, etc.
· Summary |a brief statement covering the main points of the source
· Assessment |how it compares to other sources? / how helpful it will be in your essay?
· Reflection |how it will be used in your essay?
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