What is the difference between the subtractive and additive sculptural processes?

Instructions

Answer the following questions using vocabulary and ideas from Lectures 6 & 7 and Chapter 3 in your textbook. Please make sure each answer is thoughtful, edited for grammar and spelling errors, and at least 8-10 COMPLETE sentences. Also, be as specific as possible and use examples to support EVERY statement. Write your answers in your own words (not taken directly from your readings or outside resources). A grading rubric is attached to this assignment. 

PROMPTS:

  1. What is the difference between the subtractive and additive sculptural processes?  Choose two specific artworks from Chapter 3 to support your explanation.
  2. What is the difference between buon fresco & fresco secco?  Choose two specific artworks from Chapter 3 to support your explanation.
  3. Review Maria Martinez’ Bowl and watch the short video about her process & chosen materials.
  1. Are Martinez’ pots examples of Representation Art, Abstracted Art, or Non-Representational Art?
  2. Is Maria Martinez’ process subtractive or additive?
  3. How does the use of a specific material in a work of art affect its meaning?
  4. Does the medium of Martinez’ works affect the way you value the artwork? How so?
  5. Do you think that the materials used are important in determining the monetary value of a work of art?
  6. Do you think that the materials used are important in determining the cultural value of a work of art? 
  7. Review Damien Hirst’s For the Love of God and watch the short video about his process & chosen materials.
  1. Is Hirst’s For the Love of God an example of Representation Art, Abstracted Art, or Non-Representational Art?
  2. Is Damien Hirst’s process subtractive or additive?
  3. How does the use of a specific material in a work of art affect its meaning?
  4. Does the medium of Hirst’s artwork affect the way you value the artwork? How so?
  5. Do you think that the materials used are important in determining the monetary value of a work of art?
  6. Do you think that the materials used are important in determining the cultural value of a work of art?
  7. Review Bisa Butler’s chosen materials and process.
  1. Are Butler’s quilts examples of Representation Art, Abstracted Art, or Non-Representational Art?
  2. Is Butler’s process additive or subtractive?
  3. How does the use of a specific material in a work of art affect its meaning?
  4. Does the medium of Butler’s artwork affect the way you value the artwork? How so?
  5. What is the significance of combining archival photographs and quilt-making?
  6. Do you think that the materials used are important in determining the monetary value of a work of art?
  7. Do you think that the materials used are important in determining the cultural value of a work of art?
  8. Review Diego Romero’s process, chosen medium, and influences.
  1. Are Romero’s pots examples of Representation Art, Abstracted Art, or Non-Representational Art?
  2. Is Romero’s process additive or subtractive?
  3. How does the use of a specific material in a work of art affect its meaning?
  4. Does the medium of Romero’s artwork affect the way you value the artwork? How so?
  5. Do you think that the materials used are important in determining the monetary value of a work of art?
  6. Do you think that the materials used are important in determining the cultural value of a work of art?
  7. How does Romero’s choice of medium and subject matter explore his cultural identity?