Art
In The 2018
Oregon Country Fair,
Veneta, Oregon

Though the definition of what constitutes art is disputed and has changed over time, general descriptions mention an idea of imaginative or technical skill stemming from human agency and creation. The nature of art and related concepts, such as creativity and interpretation, are explored in a branch of philosophy known as aesthetics. [from wikipedia]
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Kids Ran Wolf
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(Date Photographed: 12:02:38 Saturday 14 July 2018)
(Date Published: Sunday 29 July 2108)
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A statue of an articulated wolf was suspended from the edge of a tent. Two boys and one girl worked its legs to make it appear as if it was running.


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Wingn' It
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(Date Photographed: 12:05:39 Saturday 14 July 2018)
(Date Published: Sunday 29 July 2108)
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A statue of a large butterfly was erected in front of a small stand labeled, "Wingin' It." The mat and stand allowed folks to pose in front of it for selfies and other portraits.


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Whale And Dolphins
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(Date Photographed: 12:06:23 Saturday 14 July 2018)
(Date Published: Sunday 29 July 2108)
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A whale breaching and three dolphins swimming were created from cloth stretched over bent twigs.


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Be A Juggler
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(Date Photographed: 12:06:31 Saturday 14 July 2018)
(Date Published: Sunday 29 July 2108)
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A board was painted a figure dressed for a carnival and juggling three balls. The ball path spelled out, "Oregon Country Fair." A person could put a face through the hole for a portrait.


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Sea Horse
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(Date Photographed: 12:07:49 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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A large statue of a sea horse was located in the middle of a clearing. The statue was tall and made of bronze.


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Dragon
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(Date Photographed: 12:11:07 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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A picture of a dragon was painted on cloth and hung on one of the fences surrounding the fair.


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Dragon Head
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(Date Photographed: 12:14:27 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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The head of a dragon lay on the grass and waited for kids to walk up and touch it.


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Wood Bird
(8 of 16) (910 views)

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(Date Photographed: 12:27:27 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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A carved wooden bird was erected over the front of a booth.


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Butterfly
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(Date Photographed: 12:41:00 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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A large paper butterfly was attached to the boards above a booth.


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The Revolutionary Oracle
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(Date Photographed: 12:42:55 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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A wooden box was set up as interactive art. Called, "The Revolutionary Oracle," it allowed anyone to turn a wheel on its side and thereby cause a different message to appear on a small screen near the top and "Your Lucky Word" to appear in a window near the bottom.


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Boat
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(Date Photographed: 12:45:31 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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A model of a sailing boat floated in the creek. Its presence made it art.


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Wooden Dragon
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(Date Photographed: 13:01:03 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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The head of a dragon was created from many small wooden pieces. The flames from its mouth were made from cloth.


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Bird On Nest
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(Date Photographed: 13:14:47 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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A bird constructed of many pieces of wood, sat on a nest made of many twigs.


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Moon And Star
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(Date Photographed: 13:21:59 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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A banner depicting the face of a moon and a star hung over the trail. Because the sun is a star, this could also be a picture of the sun and moon.


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Yarn Bombed Bike
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(Date Photographed: 13:28:22 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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A bicycle decorated with yarn was parked and locked to a tree alongside the trail.


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Eyes Behind Glasses
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(Date Photographed: 13:29:09 Saturday 14 July 2018)
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A wooden cutout of glasses was hung on the fence. It was painted to look like a pair of glasses, yet with an evil or clown face behind the glasses.


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