Art or Craft?

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I chose to exhibit sculpture and classical style vessels together to encourage discussion about whether ceramics should be considered a fine art medium. I was interested in experimenting with different forms and textures in order to see which combination would captivate the viewing audience the longest. I found that massive textural sculptural forms held the attention of the viewer more so than did the classical smooth surfaced vessels.

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Snelson, Jason May 2004.

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I chose to exhibit sculpture and classical style vessels together to encourage discussion about whether ceramics should be considered a fine art medium. I was interested in experimenting with different forms and textures in order to see which combination would captivate the viewing audience the longest. I found that massive textural sculptural forms held the attention of the viewer more so than did the classical smooth surfaced vessels.

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Snelson, Jason. Art or Craft?, thesis, May 2004; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc4445/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .