ART ANALYSIS ON A WHISKBROOM Students Name Institution Affiliation Date Utilitarianism is the idea that the ethical value of a piece is primarily determined by its usefulness in maximizing happiness or pleasure. (Posner 1979 P.103) .The values of most household items are determined by their use in completing certain tasks his idea and emotion. When viewed artistically all household items have their own artistic utilitarianism. lefttop Reference Dixon L. S. (1995). Perilous chastity: women and illness in pre-Enlightenment art and medicine. Cornell University Press 49. Posner R. A. (1979). Utilitarianism economics and legal theory. The Journal of Legal Studies 8(1) 103-140. [...]
*Due in 15 hrs* For this assignment, you will need to locate an object in your home or the home of a relative or close friend that serves primarily a utilitarian purpose but also exhibits significant artistic design. The artistry should provide you with pleasure; no kitsch for this assignment. Examples might be that ornate mirror in your mother’s house or a particularly striking tea set your Aunt Ruth uses at holidays… Compose a one-page analysis of the work of art using the principles laid out in the Introductory chapter of the Sporre text. Use the following outline: Purpose: Which of the four artistic purposes does the work exhibit and why? Function: What is the function of the artistry of the object beyond the object’s own use? Artisanship: How much craftsmanship does the object evidence? Is the art coherent? Is the art interesting? Explain. Communication: How would you respond to Goethe’s questions regarding this object? Summary: In two or three sentences, compose a thoughtful summary evaluation of this object based on your analysis and reflection. As mentioned in the syllabus, this assignment (and future ones) requires use of a digital camera. Please attach to your document one or more images of the object you evaluate. Your analysis will be evaluated according to completeness, thoughtfulness, integration of textual material, and craftsmanship.