Art appreciation

Assignment Details

This week, you will explore controversial artwork. Choose 1 of the following works to use to discuss the topic of controversy and art:

  • Richard Serra’s Tilted Arc,1981
  • Chris Ofili’s The Holy Virgin Mary, 1996
  • Erik Raveloâs Children On the Cross or Los Intocables series, 2013
  • Judy Chicagoâs Dinner Table, 1974â1979
  • Banksyâs Rat with a Camera, 2005

Copy the image directly to the DB area, and add the artistâs name, title of the artwork, materials used, and the year created.Respond to the following:

  • Explain why the work was viewed as controversial at the time.
  • Explain how the art you chose prompted social change or awareness.
  • What are your thoughts on censorship in the arts?