Thursday, April 28, 2011

Lecture 9 Assighnment

What is your favorite color?
Black
How important is the appearance or design of the following products in your decision to purchase the product?
new car:      very      
underwear:       very      
tv set:     somewhat      
 winter coat:       very      
What is your 2nd favorite color?
White
"When you select pictures, photographs, or other pieces of art for your home, do you find you lean more toward modern or more toward traditional styles?"
traditional
"If you had to choose from the following list, which type of art would you say you prefer?"
Asian
Which of the following statements applies to you more?
"When choosing pictures, photographs, or other art for my home, I focus on whether or not I like the piece"
Would you say you prefer older objects or newer objects to collect or decorate you home?
older objects
"Would you say that you prefer seing paintings of wild animals, like lions, giraffes, or deer, or that you prefer seeing paintings of domestic animals, like dogs, cats or other pets?"
wild animals
"In general, would you rather see paintings of outdoor scenes or would you rather see paintings of indoor scenes?"
outdoors
Which of the following outdoor scenes appeals to you the most?
Paintings of:
houses & buildings
Which season would you most like to see depicted in a painting?
fall
Which of the following types of indoor scenes appeals to you most?
still life paintings of/domestic scenes with:
flowers
Do you tend to prefer paintings that are related to religion or those that are not related to religion?
Religion
Which of the following statements is closest to your view?
"Paintings should ideally serve some higher goal, such as challenging their viewers to think about art or life in a different way than they normally do."
Which of the following statements is closest to your view?
"I prefer paintings that are different-looking if they're very realistic, I might as well be looking at a photography"
"Do you prefer paintings that exaggerate the dimensions or reality of objects we already know, or ones that feature imaginary objects which have no connection to everyday life?"
Exaggerate dimensions
"Do you prefer seeing bold, stark designs or more playful, whimsical designs?"
Bold, stark designs
Do you tend to favor paintings with sharp angles or ones with soft curves?
Soft curves
"Which patterns do you like better: geometric patterns or more random uneven patterns?"
Uneven Patterns
"Do you like to see expressive brush-strokes on the canvas, or do you prefer that the surface of the canvas be smooth, more like a photograph?"
Expressive brush-strokes on the canvas
Do you like to see colors blend into each other or do you like it when different colors are kept apart?
Different colors kept apart
"Every color has a wide range of shades. Take the color blue, for example. An artist can use a bright, vibrant shade of blue, like a royal blue, a pale, muted shade of blue, like light blue, or a darker tone of blue, like dark or midnight blue. In general, which would you say that you prefer? when the artist uses more vibrant shades, paler shades, or darker shades of color?"
Darker shades of color
"In general, do you enjoy paintings that have a more serious or a more festive mood?"
Serious
"And how about the painting itself - do you like it to be busy and contain lots of people or objects, or do you like it to be as simple as possible?"
Simple as possible
How about the size of paintings: do you prefer larger paintings or smaller paintings?
dishwasher size
"Some paintings are of famous historical figures and others are of more ordinary people. Do you generally prefer paintings of famous people, or ones of more ordinary paintings."
Ondinary paintings
"If you prefer famous people, do you prefer figures from a long time ago, like Lincoln or Jesus, or more recent figures, like John F. Kennedy or Elvis Presley?"
Long time ago figures
"Do you prefer paintings which are predominantly of children, of women, or of men, or doesn't it matter?"
Doesn’t matter
"Thinking back to the paintings of people that you have like in the past, for the most part were the figure working, at leisure, or were they posed portraits?"
Posed portraits
"Which do you think you like better, a painting of one person or of a group of people?"
One person
"And from what you've seen, would you say that you prefer paintings in which the person or people are nude, partially clothed or fully clothed?"
Partially clothed
If you were given the choice of a gift - a sum of money or a piece of art that you genuinely like and which was of equal value to the money, which would you choose?
Piece of art
Which one of the following would be most important to you in deciding how much money you would spend on a painting?
the degree to which you like the painting
What is the most amount of money you would consider spending on a piece of art you really like?
Any amount
"For each of the following names, indicate if your impressions of that artist's work are very favorable, favorable, or very unfavorable. Some of these artists are not very well known, so if you have never heard of someone, or don't know enough about their work to have an opinion, just say so."
Pablo Picasso
Favorable
Norman Rockwell
Favorable
Jackson Pollock
Never heard of artist
Salvador Dali
Favorable
Leroy Neiman
Never Heard of artist
Claude Monet
Favorable
Rembrandt
Very favorable
Andy Warhol
Favorable
Georgia O'Keefe
Favorable
"If you could pick one type of person you'd most enjoy having dinner with, would you choose an artist, a television or movie actor, an author, or a sports star?"
Movie actor
"How often, on average, would you say that you go to art museums - more than two times a year, one or two times a year, less than once a year, or not at all?
Two times a year
The following are some reasons people have given in the past as to why they do not go to art museums more often. For each reason, please tell whether it is a major reason why you do not go to musuems more often, a minor reason, or not a reason at all:
1. there is not an art museum in my area:   minor
2. I do not have enough spare time: minor  
3. I don't feel comfortable in art museums because I don't know alot about art: not a reason
4. the cost of admission is too expensive:  minor  
5. I simply don't enjoy looking at art: minor  
Would you favor or oppose spending more money in federal taxes than we do on the arts? Oppose
Some works of art are displayed in public places. Do you think that average citizens should or should not have a say in determining which works of art are appropriate to be displayed in public?
Should have a say
"When it comes to most political issues, do you think of yourself as a liberal, a conservative, or a moderate? If moderate, do you think of yourself as being closer to being liberal or being conservative?"
Conservative
Which of the following income categories includes your total family income in 1992 before taxes?
N/A
What is your gender?
Female
1.       Do you think that your answers  are similar or different from most Americans? In what ways are they similar, and different?
                A little different than most Americans my age at least. I’m a bit old fashioned in my thinking but I’m sure some people prefer traditional to modern.

2. Which questions do you think  would be the most helpful if  one was using market research to design new paintings for sale? What questions would you ask differently, or leave out entirely?
                The size and what type pf painting.  I would ask the preferences of gothic, still life, ect. in the survey.

3. Would this work? Why or why not?
                This would work as the art sells depends on the popularity of the piece and subject.

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