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  • Different People View Art
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    Art has always been considered by many as the ultimate form of human expression. However art is in the eye of the beholder and therefore something considered as art by one may not be art to another. Art is an internal part of a person and that is why different people view art uniquely. Thus, art cannot be defined. Art in general is a representation of its culture. By viewing and observing the many different work of arts, one can always distinguish its origin. Every different type of culture and ...
  • Art From Different Cultures Of The World
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    Art is defined as the human ability to make things; it is the creativity of man as distinguished from the world of nature. Although it may be distinguished from nature, it clearly reflects it. Art from different cultures of the world incorporates its environment into its art; classical European art like the impressionist Monet; American web-artist Mark Napier; the art of the Yoruba in southwest Nigeria; all employ their respective environments in creating their art. Monet used water lilies and o...
  • Development Of Tibetan Culture And Art
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    Tibetan Culture and Art Tibetan culture and art possess a history of more than 5,000 years, and the Tibetan Buddhism has had the greatest influence on this culture. The development of Tibetan culture and art proceeded through four stages: prehistoric civilization before the 7th century; cultural stability during the Tubo Kingdom; high development during the Yuan Dynasty; and the height of cultural achievement attained during the Qing Dynasty. The prehistoric stage includes all development from t...
  • Art And Culture
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    Postmodern Methodology is Hypocrisy "What is striking is precisely the degree of consensus in postmodernist discourse that there is no longer any possibility of consensus, the authoritative announcements of the disappearance of final authority and the promotion and recirculation of a total and comprehensive narrative of a cultural condition in which totality in no longer thinkable". So there is a consensus that there is no consensus, an authority saying there is no final authority and a totalizi...
  • Piece Of Art
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    Understanding the Misunderstood Art From Different Cultures By Kate Woods Art is a medium used by people world wide to express their ideas, their fears, and their joys. The artist takes the experiences of life and translates them into a visual object, rich in colors, shapes and sizes, for all the world to observe. As a casual observer of art, one is able to relive the feeling or experience the artist was trying to display, if only for a brief moment in time. No matter what cultural background on...
  • True Meaning Of Art
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    In his first essay of Ways of Seeing, John Berger claims that all power, authority, and meaning that was once held by an original work of art has been lost through the mass reproduction of these works that has occurred in recent years. He writes of an entirely bogus religiosity (116-117) that surrounds these art objects and that the meaning of the original work no longer lies in what it uniquely says but in what it uniquely is (117). He claims that because of reproduction, the art of the past no...
  • Egyptian Art
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    Egyptian Art was once considered to be unchanged, when viewing this art as a whole. Egyptian Art seems to be repetitive pattern of images and ideas. Yet all of these images are uniquely different. Ranging from 3000 b. c to 50 b. c. Taking the same principles through out the entire period. Which consists of Old, Middle and New Kingdoms. Each dynasty had a different addition to the basic concepts that were established in the beginning, ideas of the artist grew faster and better. Many cultures shar...
  • National Culture And Arts Foundation
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    Cultural Policy in Taiwan Taiwan has its own very special government system. On the central government level (relevant to the federal government), there are both president and premier in the system. The National Assembly is the representation of all citizens to the president, and the Legislative Assembly is to the premier who is in charge of the Executive Yuan, the top administrative body of Taiwan. The current National Assembly is in charge of the change of constitution laws, while the Legislat...
  • Tomb With Mummies Egyptians
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    Egypt Revealed 1) What are mummies A mummy is a preserved body that has been prepared for thousands of years. 2) How are mummies made The ancient Egyptians used to mummify people by this process. They first removed their brains with a hook through their nostrils. They then proceeded to take out all the internal organs of the mummy, except for the liver and the heart. After, this they filled the empty insides up with sawdust or linen pads. Next, they cut a hole on the side of the body and filled ...
  • Aspects Of Culture Autonomy In The Arts
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    Notion that an artists individual conscience or sensibility can lead to personal or universal redemption is in direct opposition to corporate view of culture, violently repudiated by Hitler and Stalin. Immanuel Kant Critiques subjective but altruistic - - symbolically and intuitively Absolute universal moral consciousness Art purely an end in itself Rousseau The sciences, letters and arts wind garlands of flowers around the iron chains that bind [the people] and stifle in them the feeling of tha...
  • Most Obvious Reflection Of The Assyrian Culture
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    Art is an ancient and unique way of expression made with a creative skill giving the piece form and beauty that are often particular to a specific race and culture. Every culture has its own way of life, along with its own beliefs. These two points are major factors in the unique artwork that each culture produces. This is no less true of the ancient Assyrian culture. There is no doubt that the art produced by the Assyrians reflect that culture. Assyrian culture was established in northern Mesop...
  • Commodity Fetish In Relation To Modern Art
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    When I think about the phrase "Commodity Fetish" in relation to modern art, It makes two things come to mind. (1) Pop Art and it's relation to Mass Media, and (2) Karl Marx's explanation of the phenomenon referred to as Commodity Fetish. Marx used the term Commodity Fetishism in Das Kapital to underline how commodities appear to be considerable objects but are actually networks of social relationships. In other words, many objects are bought for the sole reason of prestige, rather than overall p...
  • Modern Art From Diverse Cultures
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    The notion that modern art developed in multiple cultures and nations is one that needs to be further explored. This stands in marked contrast to prevailing art history doctrine- lionized by the art establishment, which rose to fame and power in the last century. Their view of modernism, going back to the early 20th century, credits Western Europe and later New York (post WW II) as the primary influencers in defining the art of today. While many of those historians acknowledged modernist develop...
  • Critique Of Popular Culture
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    In our time, we use the term 'popular'. It means that basically known by amount of people. Immediate products are the product of the popular culture that we have and we are in without realizing. Unlike popular culture, there is a high culture, which is defined, social, educated and thoughtful. The product of popular culture is not thoughtful and original. It is not individual expression and so on. Popular culture has commercial function. Originality is risky because it has to be understood easil...
  • Blues Songs Throughout The Play
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    The Influence of "Black" Music on Literature One of the best methods for examining the characteristics of a culture is to study the art it produces. Over the years, "black" music has served as a cultural guideline to the ever-changing American popular culture. From yesterday's blues to today's hip-hop, "black" music has evolved many times over helping create the culture we know today. No better way to witness this evolution than to experience the music of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Fusing influ...
  • Exhibition On Art In Poland
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    A Cultural Experience At The San Diego Cultural Experience At The San Diego Museum Of Arts A Cultural Experience At The San Diego Museum of Arts On the 26th of January I decided to visit for the first time the San Diego Museum of Arts. When I came upon the museum which from a view was an astonishing piece of architectural exquisiteness. This extravagant building was amazingly distinguishable from all the other ill-rooted, stucco wall structures surroundings. I arrived at the admission desk and u...
  • Fine Art
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    Joshua Nimoy 802690737 Scott Sherman Eng 3 June, 1999 A Culture Still Cultured art n. the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principals, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance.? The Random House Dictionary? Josh, you just have to see the new GAP Khakis commercial!? proclaimed my excited brother. I even went as far as watching the same channel until I finally saw the commercial. I sat in front of the television for over a half an hour...
  • Driving Forces Of Popular Art And Culture
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    Art is like an ono in, it has layers upon layers creating a complex structure that when opened will make the strongest of person cry. To analyze art's structure is to box creativity, understand mystery, and harness society. Never the less art must be dissected to better understand its process and further its advancement. Art is a world adrift, in which rootless men fumble to express the very essence of life in a new meaningful way. This may be what motivates artist, the need to express life, mys...
  • Bishop Odo Blessing The Feast Bayeux Tapestry
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    Page 84, 3-22 Hungry Tigress Jataka, Tamamushi Shrine. (Stokstad) Page 159, 7-3 Finding of Baby Moses, Synagogue at Dura-Europos, Syria. (Stokstad) Page 233, 10-13 Bishop Odo Blessing the Feast, Bayeux Tapestry. (Stokstad) I chose three works of art created during different time periods and different cultures: Bishop Odo Blessing the Feast Bayeux Tapestry, is from the Romanesque Period, Finding of the Baby Moses panel of wall from the Synagogue at Dura-Europos, Syria is an example of Jewish Art,...
  • 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...

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