What is Conceptual: Definition and 874 Discussions
Conceptual art, also referred to as conceptualism, is art in which the concept(s) or idea(s) involved in the work take precedence over traditional aesthetic, technical, and material concerns. Some works of conceptual art, sometimes called installations, may be constructed by anyone simply by following a set of written instructions. This method was fundamental to American artist Sol LeWitt's definition of conceptual art, one of the first to appear in print:
In conceptual art the idea or concept is the most important aspect of the work. When an artist uses a conceptual form of art, it means that all of the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair. The idea becomes a machine that makes the art.
Tony Godfrey, author of Conceptual Art (Art & Ideas) (1998), asserts that conceptual art questions the nature of art, a notion that Joseph Kosuth elevated to a definition of art itself in his seminal, early manifesto of conceptual art, Art after Philosophy (1969). The notion that art should examine its own nature was already a potent aspect of the influential art critic Clement Greenberg's vision of Modern art during the 1950s. With the emergence of an exclusively language-based art in the 1960s, however, conceptual artists such as Art & Language, Joseph Kosuth (who became the American editor of Art-Language), and Lawrence Weiner began a far more radical interrogation of art than was previously possible (see below). One of the first and most important things they questioned was the common assumption that the role of the artist was to create special kinds of material objects.Through its association with the Young British Artists and the Turner Prize during the 1990s, in popular usage, particularly in the United Kingdom, "conceptual art" came to denote all contemporary art that does not practice the traditional skills of painting and sculpture. One of the reasons why the term "conceptual art" has come to be associated with various contemporary practices far removed from its original aims and forms lies in the problem of defining the term itself. As the artist Mel Bochner suggested as early as 1970, in explaining why he does not like the epithet "conceptual", it is not always entirely clear what "concept" refers to, and it runs the risk of being confused with "intention". Thus, in describing or defining a work of art as conceptual it is important not to confuse what is referred to as "conceptual" with an artist's "intention".
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Homework Statement: Hi I am totally lost here, my answer matches with one of the choice but i think my reasoning is total bs please help me
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Homework Statement: This is more of a conceptual question for those already experienced with Gauss law and Coulomb’s law. As far as being able to look at a problem and knowing exactly how to solve it from the very beginning. Often looking at solutions and doing the math of a single problem can...
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A spherical rubber balloon inflated with air is held stationary, with its opening, on the west side, pinched shut. (a) Describe the forces exerted by the air inside and outside the balloon on sections of the rubber.
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The Attempt at a Solution
The air...
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A locomotive has broken through the wall of a train station. During the collision, what can be said about the force exerted by the locomotive on the wall?
a)The force exerted by the locomotive on the wall was less than the force exerted by the wall on the locomotive.
b) The...
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Hello! I'm working on an online assignment and am on my last chance to submit the right answer, so I figured I'd ask here for some help to see where my reasoning is wrong.
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For each of the five questions, I can choose one of four responses: Positive, Negative, Neutral, or Cannot Tell...
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I am having a bit of confusion regarding this:
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My main conceptual issue here surrounds positives and negatives as they apply to electric potential difference. I will post two questions that illustrate my confusion, if that's ok.
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there is something bugging me for a while now, and it's about a favourite topic of confusion: the Coriolis-force!
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I have been wondering, what is conceptual physics?
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This is more of a conceptual question, but say a block was set on top of an inclined plane, which was set on top of a frictionless level surface. Would the inclined plane move? Why or why not
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The Attempt at a Solution
My thought...
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I read that the magnification for a point object is undefined, but when we draw ray diagrams we consider the rays to be emanating from a point source and also define magnification for it- what am I missing?
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Not homework, but I hope this is the right forum to post in:
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So we have a 3-link planar manipulator, with lengths L1,L2,L3 and angles q1,q2,q3.
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At the end effector, there will be a force and moment that will...
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The value of ∫{[x]}dx (where {} and [] denotes the fractional part of x and greatest integer function)
1) 0
2) 1
3) 2
4)all are correct
2. The attempt at a solution
Since [x] is always an integer, the given function will always have a value=0. I thought that since the...
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If I want to find the difference in velocities of 2 objects A and B
We know the sum of their velocities is A + B
But but is the difference B - A
Why not A - B?
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This is from the equation of calculating restitution where
(greek letter) = (The difference in...