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  • Children In The Arts
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    Within the past few years, the government has been taking major strides to improve the education system by increasing the funding for our school systems and programs. They are increasing the school's funding by taking away the funds from the art, dance, and theatre classes, among other programs. As a student raised in the atmosphere of the arts and a student now majoring in theatre, I feel very strongly that the government is making a major mistake by taking money away from the arts. The arts sh...
  • Art In Today's Society
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    In today's society most people who are asked to name a great artist of all time reply with names such as Leonardo Da Vinci and Michaelengelo. These people created their genius masterpieces during a time of growth and change in Europe known as the Renaissance. I think that the Renaissance came about when it did for many reasons such as changes in the church, new money, trading, education, and humanism. Some of these same changes in our society have made it possible for us to have the new innovati...
  • Speaker On Jewish Art
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    Jewish Art On many occasions art has the power to tell a story or even express how someone feels. The speaker on Jewish art was very interesting. She translates many Jewish stories and commandments while portraying it through art. Very few people can accomplish this but I thought she did a pretty good job of it. Her pieces once explained told great stories of Jewish history. One thing that Found very interesting was her idea of adding new rivals to the jewish religion through her art. I'm glad t...
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica Premium Service 16 Feb 2005
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    Historical Monuments When thinking about architecture, many visual images come to mind. The works of many are seen everywhere we go, from the average home to a New York skyscraper. As these buildings are fairly common to most of us, we forget to incorporate the work of our prehistoric man that gave us the foundation of early architecture. Pre-historic monuments provide us with numerous amounts information about our past and how life existed in these prehistoric times. When comparing two great wo...
  • Strickland's Great Art
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    Strickland's great art has justified his destructive and despicable life Nowadays we cannot expect everyone to be nice to others to consider him a worthy human being. Everyone has his own way of serving humanity. The way Strickland did this was through his art. Unfortunately his great art was not utterly recognised until after his death and therefore his life was sometimes considered inhuman and destructive. By leaving mankind with pieces of art that they can take delight in and cherish for hund...
  • Great Art
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    The relationship between art and society: Mimesis as discussed in the works of Aristotle, Plato, Horace and Longinus The relationship between art and society in the works of Plato are based upon his idea of the world of eternal Forms. He believed that there is a world of eternal, absolute and immutable Forms (the world of the Ideal) and this is proven by the fact when man is faced with the appearance of anything in the material world, his mind is moved to a remembrance of the Idea or an absolute...
  • Musical Instrument Of Popular Art By People
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    June 13, 1999 I'll start in the formal traditional way by addressing President Casper and Provost Rice, the trustees and faculty, the honored guests, the graduates and their families and their guests. Thanks a lot for inviting me to come here. I really appreciate it. I call attention to the formality of the traditional beginning of this kind of speech, because one of the things I want to talk to you about today is the question: What are we doing here Graduation exercises, like this one, embody o...
  • Great Difference In Longstaff's And Folingsby's Work
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    The story now told is of a simple and - alas! - an often-recurring incident of everyday life in a mining district. The scene is the interior of a miner's cottage on the goldfields. Through the open doorway are to be seen the poppet heads which mark the main shaft of the mine. The table is laid for the evening meal. The young wife takes pride in the neatness of her modest home, as shown by the little surroundings. We imagine her, with her infant in her arms, sitting by the fire as she prepares th...

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