What is the aim (target, purpose) of this painting?
- to make you cry when you look at art.
- to protest about the way we look at art.
What is another problem about the way people look at different styles and creations?
- We're lazy about how we contemplate art.
- We're against our own laziness.
What is special about the gestures in the painting in the large rectangle on the left?
- Each is a representation of a picture of an object and a number in the rectangle on the right.
- Each is an essentially still figure which is to be loosely interpreted.
What is special about the number display of pictures in the rectangle on the right?
- It helps lazy people to feel more comfortable if they see the original pieces in the model.
- It is a sort of key to the still life in the large rectangle on the left.
What was special about some of the songs we used to sing as children?
- They were easy to remember even though they did not make any sense at all because our minds were open to such things.
- They didn't make any sense so they opened our minds making them easier to remember.
As adults, why do we reject things that don't make any sense?
- Because we have a constant need to make sense of everything we see, say, hear and do.
- Because we reject ideas that are different from our own and people who come from cultures that we don’t understand.
What is so comforting about looking at a realistic painting?
- We feel empowered by our ability to recognize skill.
- The more realistic the painting is, the more skill the artist has.
Why is it good to look at figurative (not realistic) paintings
- Life imitates art and art helps us to remain ignorant and hate things which we do not understand.
- Life imitates art and art helps us to grow, educate ourselves better and understand more.