Introduction: Art Critique

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When I stand in a museum and wonder how the piece of shlock in front me got there, I follow these steps. Once in a blue moon, I use the same criteria to justify what I like.

Step 1: Defining Art

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Step 2: The Real Questions

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Step 3: Components of an Artwork

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Step 4: Beauty

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Step 5: Craft

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Step 6: Concept

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Step 7: High Art

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Step 8: Age

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Step 9: Popularity

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Step 10: Endorsement

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Comments

kelseymh (author)2011-02-01

This would make a better instructable, and more accessible to many people, if you had actual text with each step, not just graphics.

jesse.hensel (author)kelseymh2011-02-01

Thank you for your advice. I am using these as slides for a presentation today, and I will fill in more information based on peoples questions. Is there anything specific that you would like me to explain?

kelseymh (author)jesse.hensel2011-02-01

It's more than just explaining (although that would be very useful). Your graphics cannot be used by people with low vision or who are blind -- they cannot be read by a screen reader, and users cannot set them to be high contrast (black on white) or enlarge the font. They also cannot be processed by online translation software to be available to non-English readers.

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