The Most Wanted Paintings on the Web, assignment help

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1. Research Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid's groundbreaking series, "People's Choice,” from 1994

2. Review all related background information (“Introduction”) on the following website:

Komar & Melamid, "The Most Wanted Paintings"

3. Pay special attention to the scope and goals of the projectview “The Paintings” and “Survey Results,”.

4. Read through the various “Letters to Komar & Melamid” (along the left, in red).

Write a three (3) paragraph minimum response addressing the following questions and post your statement to the Discussion Board on our Blackboard site; then reply to two classmate's postings.

What are your impressions of Komar & Melamid's “survey” and their findings?

How does America’s taste differ from that of other countries? How are they similar?

Do Komar & Melamid's findings align with your own tastes and preferences in art?

Do you see any problems with their approach or methods?

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The Most Wanted Paintings on the Web

They, Komar and Melamid, chose a nonconventional approach to creating art. They took
conventional ideas and changed the map and even mocked authority. They took up a survey to
identify the actual preferences that art lovers desired to see expressed. In my view, this achieves
the goal of ensuring that the art receives the recognition desired but at the same time they
identified what people do not prefer. This survey was designed to actually understand what
people consider to be artistic. They found that some preferences are common, like having the
blue color on a painting was highly ...

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