Art vs. Non-Art-On the Aesthetic Boundaries of Graphic Design

Philosophy and Culture 33 (10):69-88 (2006)

The subject of this writing is the art of graphic design and non-arts precinct, the paper especially during the Chinese mainland since 1990 by the development of the graphic design of experiments for critical analysis and reflection. Theme of this study concerning a contemporary graphic design in addition to the international orientation of the contemporary global designers in the design of similar motivations and goals of universal nature, and their common problems and other, more involved in art and non art - such as art and politics, art and business, art and regional culture - the U.S. academic field and the arts field issues. This paper first discusses the creation of graphic design form factor and identification mechanisms, and its artistic function and role. Second, view the graphic design graphic designer to enhance the image of the graphic design art from non-art to the process, taken by the theory and practice of creative strategy, resulting in the academic field of art and beauty of expansion and extension. This paper focuses on the problem of graphic design as belonging or not belonging to the realm of "Art". This question is analysed through graphic design in Popular China, where it appeared in the 1990 '. The advantage of graphic design compared to other forms of visual expression is related to its international use and practice, by people who have identical motivations. The relationships between graphic design and politics, market, and social status are thus examined. After having explained the specific functioning of graphic design, the paper studies the strategies and the reasons that allow an originally non artistic activity to become a recognised art with its own theory
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