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  • Art Important To Religion
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    "Why is Art Important to Religion " Art is important to religion in many different ways. Perhaps none has analyzed how art and religion have influenced and affected each other through the ages. Pictures painted of past events that help to bring back the feeling and importance of the past have been forgotten by some. To the one's that haven't forgotten are able to see the event's as the bible says they happened. Not only can you see the events, but it also allows the younger students of the churc...
  • No Natural Religion And There
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    William Blake lived from 1757-1827. He based most of his works in the style of Romanticism. Much like William Wordsworth, Blake wrote from the heart, letting natural expression take over. Many of the writers of the Romantic period felt they had entered an imaginative climate, which some of them called the Spirit Age. During this Spirit Age, many authors felt that freedom and spontaneity were the key elements in poetry. Before this creative revolution, a poem was considered a classical work of ar...
  • Area An Expression Of Art
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    Western Humanities The Western Humanities covers a broad scope within the world as me know it today. Many of the influences and inspirations that many claim to motivate them to make continuous advancements are from a basis of our past. Whether it is art, literature or social movements we as a civilization must always look at our past as a blueprint. Our history is our blueprint for life. I think the purpose of studying the Western Humanities is to take a look at our past. No matter what race col...
  • Hopi Kachina Doll
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    Native Americans have inhabited this country for many generations. We see so many things that are influenced by the Native Americans and we find ourselves in awe of the independence of these peoples and the culture that they have come from. When we look at art through the eyes of the Native American we should see a functional and usable art. Art was not for aesthetic reasons; it had real purpose. The folk art that came from these cultures were for religious and moral reasons. Everything that the...
  • Young King Akhenaten
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    The influence Amenhotep IV had on art and religion of his time caused him to be one of the most controversial Egyptian pharaohs of all time. The 10th king of the 18th dynasty, he has been called the most remarkable king to sit on Egypt's throne. He has also earned the honor of being called 'the first individual in human history. ' 1 The cult of Aten did develop before his rule, perhaps as early as 1411 B.C. It paid homage to the sun, its central idea was 'living on ma " at,' that is, variously t...
  • Art For A Long Time
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    The early days of both Christianity and Islam are reflected in the art created during that time period. The leaders of both religions encouraged art that depicted the beliefs of their specific religion. Christian leaders were somewhat fearful of pagan portrayals through the arts, and so they actively discouraged the creation of those kinds of art works. Faithful Islamic people obeyed the Que " an, which forbade images of living things. The Carolingian dynasty began when Charles the Great or Char...
  • Art And Religion
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    Imagine a world in which people consider the form of everything. A world in which every single object produced or made by people, whether manufactured or hand made, is improved on artistically. All of these things are altered and changed, function sometimes penultimate to the priority of form. In this world, people would add chemicals and coloring to make textiles and paper products more appealing. They would ceaselessly pester the public about the things that they found attractive in order to a...
  • Most Important Figure In Egyption Art
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    Art As A Reflection Of Anciant Civilization Art As A Reflection Of Anciant Civilization Art as Reflection of Anciant Civilization Ancient Egyptian and Greek societies both made significant contributions to western civilization, specifically in the areas of politics and social structure. The political system of ancient Egypt was primarily based on the religion belife that the Pharoah was a divine entity, while Greek politics were based in a democratic system that valued individuals in a unique wa...
  • 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 ...

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