This assignment asks you to explore the difference between the aesthetic and the functional through the comparsion of two objects that can be used to hold coins.
Using the attached images, write a 150+ word essay comparing and contrasting Napoleon’s Coin Cabinet vs. Amazon Piggy Bank, based upon the follwing quesitons:
Why is Napoleon’s coin cabinet in a museum, and the Amazon Piggy Bank on a living room shelf?
What makes some objects aesthetic, and others just utilitarian? What are the aesthetic aspects of the Napoleon Coin Cabinet?
What to you think are some of the principle functions of art in our society?
Requirements: 5 sentances