Ephemeral Art

IB Visual Arts: Ephemeral Art

Transient art works are those that exist only for a determined period of time and are not intended to last. Does this challenge the notion that art is meant to outlast human life? As a journal reflection, ask students to respond to this quote:Ars lunga vita breveMeaning: Art is long and life is short, in other words art outlasts human lifeCertainly the idea of impermanence opens up new possibilities for what can be art....

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