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  • Art Of Tea Ceremony And A Geisha
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    Geisha's of the New World Introduction Many different cultures and countries have created niches in American society that sustain and envelop traditions from their native lands. Within these miniature sub-countries, some traditional practices defy the typical American beliefs. Of these, the Japanese cultural practice of the Geisha, has been brought to the societal forefront by the recently published novel, Memoirs of a Geisha. The artisan practice of being a Geisha is a long-lived tradition in J...
  • Quilted Garment
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    Woman Is A Quilt For millennia women through out the world have spent their 'spare time' making quilts. A quilt is a bed covering or garment, that consists of three layers of fabric; A top, the batting, and the backing / lining. In Raymond Bial's With Needle and Thread He states, "the first known depiction of quilting is from 3400 B.C. and features an Egyptian pharaoh wearing a quilted garment". (Bial 18). It is believed decorative quilting came to Europe from Asia during the Crusades (A.D. 1100...
  • Perfect Everlasting Beauty In Art And Nature
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    The casual reader of John Keats poetry would most certainly be impressed by the exquisite and abundant detail of its verse, the perpetual freshness of its phrase and the extraordinarily rich sensory images scattered throughout its lines. But, without a deeper, more intense reading of his poems as mere parts of a larger whole, the reader may miss specific themes and ideals which are not as readily apparent as are the obvious stylistic hallmarks. Through Keats eyes, the world is a place full of id...
  • Beauty And Art
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    A Brief History of Aesthetics is the theoretical study of the arts and related types of behavior and experience. It is traditionally regarded as a branch of philosophy, concerned with the understanding of beauty and its manifestations in art and nature. However, in the latter 20th century there developed a tendency to treat it as an independent science, concerned with investigating the phenomena of art and its place in human life. Yet, what in a field with a hazy line in between being classified...
  • Beautiful Taj Mahal From The Video
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    "Taj Mahal" I think a gigantic funerary mosque of white marble, built in Agra by order of the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, the Taj Mahal is the most perfect jewel of Moslem art in India and is one of the universally admired architectures of the world's heritage. Not only see the beautiful Taj Mahal from the video, I also knew the history of itself and its country. A white marble tomb sums up many of the formal themes that have played through Islamic architecture. The ...
  • 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...
  • Better Piece Of Art
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    Is Michelangelo's Pieta A Better Work Of Art Than Duchamp's Fountain Would Kant And Hume Agree When one looks at two very different works of art like Michelangelo Pieta and Duchamps Fountain the question is often posed as to which is the better piece of art. The question is also asked at times, what verdict would two different philosophers give to the works Would Kant and Hume for example agree on whether or not the two pieces were both good works, or would they say that neither piece was very g...
  • Beautiful Forms Of Art
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    Art is Hugs and Kisses In society today, we as citizens of the world have to face the day to day reality that coexisting with mother natures' natural beauty is a hate imposed ugliness. Every day we are force fed a horrible dosage of crime, hate, pollution, and bad attitudes that if not balanced out by beauty, would be to overbearing to partake. In my mind, art is everywhere. It's more than just paints and brushes. It's the way the dusk sky looks after a hard day, or a baby jerking their chubby l...
  • Aesthetic Value Of Art
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    THE AESTHETIC VALUE OF ART AS A CONSCIOUS AS OPPOSED TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PRODUCT There is in our nature a radical an widespread tendency to observe beauty and value it. No account of the principles of the mind can be at all adequate or accurate enough, that passes over such a conspicuous faculty as aesthetics. The aesthetic value of art is one that encompasses many planes of philosophical thought at various levels. Whether it is a conscious as opposed to an unconscious product depends upon one's o...
  • Beautiful And Great In Art
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    Kelley Rubber Dr. March L. Beggs, Director M.L.A. Program Admissions Essay January 6, 2001 What is Artistic Beauty From the beginning of time, men and women have scrutinized, categorized, and compared components of their surroundings in an attempt to better understand their world. In the Bibles Genesis account, Adam, seemingly in appreciation of Eves uniqueness and beauty, poetically proclaims her, bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called woman, for she was taken out of man. [...
  • Art Morality And Reality Critical
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    Art morality and reality is a subject that is touched upon by many people, from different backgrounds, and cultures. Art in itself is hard to explain and give a clear cut definition to, there have been many lines drawn as to what is and what isn't art. Quote " What constitutes good art and bad art, and how different individual's opinions can in effect erase the importance of the dictionary definition of art. Especially when art is under so much scrutiny as to discover its meaning and origins, wh...
  • Plato's Opinion Of Art
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    1. To try to explain how and why aesthetics is understood, as a philosophical endeavor should first start with what I think and feel through my learning experiences what is art. Art for me is what is pure about the art form and what makes it beautiful. Beauty in art is what enhances individual senses to makes us feel all our senses are united as one. When these traits come together you are in presence of a work of art in my mind and the definition of aesthetics in art. I feel that the reason aes...

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