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  • Community Through Fine Art Murals
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    An Inspiration Across Cultures Public art conquers so much more than the simple task of making the street a little easier to look at. It involves those who created it, those who supplied the means to create it, and those whose lives it continues to impact. Wall paintings in particular take an important role in working for a greater good. Judith F. Baca, a Hispanic-American woman and artist- activist has contributed an unaccountable amount to the mural movement in Los Angeles. She has accomplishe...
  • Document Of Beliefs Within Dutch Art
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    'Dutch art (is) not... a literal record of social experience, but... a document of beliefs. ' Do what extent to the following sources support this view with regard to the Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century (750 words) Human expression provides a mechanism by which human behaviour can be studied by the historian, and in aesthetic expression such as art, the historian can study the beliefs which influence human behaviour. Within the alleged 'Golden Age' of the Dutch Republic can be found a ...
  • Social Context Of A Work Of Art
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    Art in Canada FAR 250 Social Contexts presented to Mark Mullin on December 3, 1999 written by Marguerite Gravelly 4320662 1. When analysing an artwork what is to be gained from considering the social context in which it was created Are there possible drawbacks to this methodology Provide clear examples to substantiate your argument. When analysing artwork, in any form, there are often times social contexts in which can be interpreted. Not always does the history behind the painting need to be re...
  • 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 ...
  • Aesthetic Art And Social Art
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    What is art? Art is defined in the Oxford dictionary as "the product of something beautiful" (Oxford dictionary). There are two styles of art, art based purely on aesthetic reasons and art created for personal or social reasons, but can both these type's still be defined, as art? To understand and appreciate the artwork it is crucial that we understand the differences between the two reasons for creating aesthetic art and social art. "Art that makes a social comment has existed from the earliest...

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