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  • Connection Between The Artist And The Art
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    The Artist and the Art The history of art dates back to ancient times. Artwork can be, and was, found around the world. What makes art interesting is that it can be created in any way, shape or form with any materials. It seems that the artwork can also tell us a lot about the artist. Art seems to be simply, a direct, visual reflection of the artist's life. Therefore, one can assume that an artist's life experiences and beliefs directly influence their art. If we look at examples from different ...
  • African Artistic Heritage
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    Introduction African Art in general, are works of art created by historical or contemporary African artists living south of the Sahara. The artists belong to a wide variety of cultures from Africa, and everyone is characterized by its own language, traditions, and artistic forms. Although the large Sahara is a natural border within the continent, evidence has shown that there are a lot of influences through trade routes that covered the continent from early times. Also, research has pointed to c...
  • Exhibition For Lawrence's Art Work And Lawrence
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    Jacob Lawrence Jacob Lawrence's unique career has earned him a National Medal Of Arts, election to the National Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Academy of Design, a National Council of the Arts commissionership, and dozens of honorary degrees and awards, including the NAACP's Spin garn Medal. His paintings has been featured in several major art exhibitions and many different museums. Lawrence's parents came from the south but they moved to Harlem where Lawrence grew up. Lawrence was...
  • Excepted Piece Of Art
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    In the world of art, one category branches out from the rest. "Dada" a new breed of art, combined surrealism and exploring new ideas. One of Dada's most risky artists was Marcel Duchamp. His most famous and one of his more "childish" pieces was one entitled, "Fountain". The sculpture, if that's what you like to call it, consists of a single urinal, with the name "R. Mutt" painted on the side. The whole piece looked like it took Duchamp about twenty minutes to make. Still, this simple piece surpr...
  • Abstract Art
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    Michael Campbell Art History 100 Prof. Sock i 11/30/01 Art and Culture Today This chapter is explained in the title. Staniszewski talks about the arts that resulted after WWII. He starts off by explaining how the utopianism of the early century disappeared after the war. Post war painting was known as Abstract Expressionism. This type of art was claimed by the art historians to be 'the triumph of american painting. ' This type of art was known as something completely new and original. Staniszews...
  • Major Part Of The Colombian Art World
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    It was not until the 1950's that Colombian artist showed their artwork to the nation and their skill behind it. Colombian artist began to rise like Alejandro Obregon, Enrique Grau, Edgar N egret and Eduardo Ramirez Villa mizar- began to take new direction in the Colombian art world and also had a major influence on it too. The delay of Colombian art can be explained by the regions complex geography. Mountain barriers have said to separate the human settlement from others. Even after the independ...
  • Very Few True Artists
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    When someone speaks to me of art, dozens, even hundreds of images come to my mind, yet there is something more to art than just the painting or the sculpture or the mosaic. I look at art as something much more enchanting and more personal than that. It is something very essential and innate to us, yet with all its importance is rarely fully expressed and only by a divinely selected few who are born with this gift. Art can mean a lot of different things to different people. It can be the path to ...
  • Opposite Of Conceptual Art The Artist Looks
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    Art Paper Number One Balance- The definition in my words is all of the elements in the art come together to achieve unity. A good example is Paul C zanne's Basket of Apples -this has a nice blend of paints to achieve balance. It is aesthetically pleasing to the eye. Conception- Conception is the emotional idea that comes from the artist to make a work of art. A good example is Deboya's Que Hai Que Hacermos It shows a man being castrated by a bunch of soldiers it clearly shows the artist theme. C...
  • Social Relationship Conclusions Patronage
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    A 15 TH CENTURY PAINTING IS A DEPOSIT OF A SOCIAL RELATIONSHIP IS THIS TRUE OF ALL WORKS OF ART PATRONAGE 15th century artists commissioned by the elites to paint chapels etc (e.g. St. Peters chapel) usually given specific subject, although given free reign occasionally. Some paid per figure on the canvas. Implication: art influenced by patrons desire, needs, wealth, status as well as the artists talents and creativity Thus see the art work as a deposit of the social relationship between artist ...
  • Creation Of Art
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    Art is an expression of life, which means it expresses emotions. Creation that allows for interpretation of any kind is art. I have read that art is a human skill as opposed to nature, a skill applied to music, painting, poetry etc... I believe that nature is art as well. If something is made a certain way, it is beautiful in its own right. In my opinion, I believe there is a God who is an artist that created everything. Interpreting art depends on a person experiences, their visionary thoughts,...
  • Duchamp's Art Unsworths Performance Art
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    Over the last 40 years artists have been persistently pushing the boundaries of art ideologies such as values, traditions and limitations. By interpreting the world around them in new ways visually artists could challenge established cultural traditions. With the use of new technology these artists are able to explore an idea which previously was thought of as un-artistic, making new dimensions in the art world possible. Many traditional artists claimed that these art catalysts were unskilled or...
  • Known As The Pop Art Movement
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    The movement of Popular Art is more commonly known as the Pop Art Movement. This movement began in the late 1950's and continued to flourish in the 1960's and 1970's. The artists of this movement took common goods such as celebrities, media images and icons and transformed them into works of art. Pop Art developed primarily in the United States and Britain. In the U.S. the art of this movement was linked to the wealth and prosperity of the post World War II era. Artist Richard Hamilton's famous ...
  • Expression Of Art During The Italian Renaissance
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    The expression of Art during the Italian renaissance had an extremely influential affect over Italian culture and lead to a dramatic economic change. During the Italian renaissance art separated from religion and its themes to become more of an essential part of society. Separating art from religion allowed artists to express themselves in a unique fashion that has never been used or seen before and thus leading to the economy being greatly influenced. Many things changed drastically during the ...
  • Exhibition Of Confiscated Art
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    In July of 1937, Hitler's Nazi party mounted an exhibition of confiscated art, called Entartete Kunst meaning Degenerate Art. Especially hard hit was the modern art division of the Berlin National Gallery, which lost 136 paintings, 28 sculptures, and 324 drawings. It showcased and made a mockery of the work of contemporary artists such as Max Beckman, Emil Nolde, Otto Dix, Oskar Kokoschka, and many others. The exhibition was intended to show the public the insanity, atrocity, and corruption of t...
  • Art Classes
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    Arts Funding We, the Michigan Youth Caucus, believe that a well-rounded education should stress not only core classes such as English, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science, but should also include Arts. We, Michigan Youth Caucus, believe that schools are failing their students and their communities by not placing enough emphasis on educating our children in artistic fields, such as music, drawing, theater, etc. As a result, there is a lagging interest in arts, and schools have withheld fundi...
  • Aestheticism From Art
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    late 19th-century Aestheticism Aestheticism late 19th-century European arts movement which centred on the doctrine that art exists for the sake of its beauty alone, and that it need serve no political, didactic, or other purpose. Aestheticism from Europe, history of To those who dedicated their lives to Symbolist literature and criticism the name of aesthetes is often given, for it was at this time, from 1870 to the end of the century, that questions of aesthetics became the intense concern of a...
  • Pop Art Unlike Some Other Art Movements
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    PREFACE: Art during the mid-twentieth century contained some of the most important changes art history. These explosive times were counter-balanced with explosive popular culture. More historical events, abrupt changes, and turbulence occurred from the end of World War II until the height of the Vietnam War than in any time period. Before this time, styles of art had lasted generations. In the 1960's numerous important art movements were happening at the same time. There were variations on varia...
  • Our Students Art Aesthetics
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    Art is a deliberate recreation of a new and special reality that grows from one's response to life. It improves our existence by enhancing, changing and perpetuating our cultural composition. The great artist knows how to impose their particular illusion on the rest of mankind, proclaimed Guy de Maupassant. Art improves our lives by directly and indirectly lift the morale of individuals, creating unity and social solidarity. Art creates awareness of social issues. Art may express and reflect the...
  • Good Art With Bad Religion
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    "Artists need no justification. God called them, gave them talents. We cannot go without them. ' So declared H.R. Rookmaaker in his well-known essay, "Art Needs No Justification'. Artists are the ones to create the poems, the songs, the images, the metaphors, the forms that can both express what has been gained in insight, wisdom and direction, and pass them on to others in a positive and incisive way. His arguments are still sound today, and for all the reasons that Rookmaaker set forth art as ...
  • Meaning Of The Work Of Art
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    Don't exist exactly definition for a work of art. Work of art is something made by a person. Hence sunsets beautiful trees, 'found' natural objects such as grained driftwood, "painting' by insects or birds and a host of other natural phenomena are not considered works of art, despite their beauty. Work of art should t be beautiful or special Work of art for me means when artist expresses his ideas by soul by creation. Work of art can be paintings, sculptors, music, songs, dance everything what i...

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