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What is an Artist?

What is an Artist?

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will define the concept of an artist.

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Notes on "What is an Artist?"

Image Credits

Mayan vase, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Codex-style_Mayan_vase.jpg , Vasari, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Vasari, Merode Altarpiece, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Robert_Campin_-_L%27_Annonciation_-_1425.jpg, Lascaux, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lascaux_painting.jpg, Fulcrum, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:RichardSerra_Fulcrum2.jpg

Terms to Know
  • Aesthetic

    Concerned with the beauty or the appreciation of beauty.

  • Artist

    A person who creates works of aesthetic value.

  • Genius

    An exceptionally talented, knowledgeable, or creative person.

  • Oeuvre

    An artist's body of work.