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University of Toronto Scarborough
Joe Hermer

SOCB51Lecture 3th24 Jan 2012Reviews on Last class documentaryDoes are equal money Is it valuable enough to buy The movie turned into a critique about how art becomes moneyMany of Banksys Art work sells for 100s of thousands of dollarsMrBrainwash had no experience in Art and became an artist and sold many of his work for a large substantial amount of moneyWhat is Art The expression or application of creative skill and imagination typically in a visual for such as paintingdrawing or sculpture producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beautyNormsA norm is a behaviors attribute idea or feeling that is widely viewed as being acceptableand often desirable at a particular time and placefeeling norms have taken on a particular importance in our presentA norm has 3 aspects oan internal oan external ospecialized Georgia OKeeffe 1921 has produces some of the most stunning art workshe has a lot of vagina artwork pictures She was really an extraordinary artists she was a forerunner in many waysshe produced feminist art Public art is constantly contested It is contested into the way in people are normalized to see thingsMany areas spend over a million dollars on graffiti ratificationGraffiti artists belive that their work will connect them with the peopleGraffiti is bother an esthetic practice and a criminal activityGraffiti management planin Canada its a municipal defenseAn art mural has been deliberately implemented and is supposed to beautify a location It is a form of graffitiMillions of dollars are spent on graffiti and it doesnt go away It doesnt work it spans more graffitiAn affective practice that does things to the writers bodiesand the bodies of the onlookers as tothe surface of the urban worldGraffiti as image connects bodiesThis is counter to the stereotype of graffiti being destructivepridepleasure and the enjoyment derived from sharing of an activity with friends as well as the recognition from the writing communityAugusto PinochetSOCB51 Lecture 4 st31 Jan 2012NormsNormsexist in social relationsNorms are relative contextual and contingent and exist in social relationsA norm is a behavior attribute idea or feeling that is widely viewed as being acceptable and often desirable at a particular time and placeThe norm of being civilized and polite exists when waiting for the busInternalized norms are extremely mundane and we do it without even knowing itCivic and attention is a polite way to ignore people
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