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  • 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...
  • Questions About Aesthetic Value
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    Kant defined aesthetic as both, "the analysis of taste and the analysis of sensible cognition or intuition" (1). Aesthesis, means "sensation", the Greeks made a distinction between aesthesis autophues (natural sensation) and aesthesis epistemonike (acquired sensation) (1). We may say that aesthetics is both the study of aesthetic objects and of the specific and subjective reactions of observers, readers, or audiences to the work of art. Aesthetics is necessarily interdisciplinary and may be inte...
  • Grace Dawsons Art
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    Grace Dawson: Artist or Pornographer Mountmonk College has always held very high standards for students and staff. Mountmonk likes to consider themselves better than the other schools at maintaining principles of traditional values as the alumni has done in the past. As the school nears its alumni weekend, we must take into consideration these values, as well as changes in the times as we decide about use of the auditorium for the weekend. Last semester there was an art contest held for the stud...
  • Changes In Philosophical Method Concerning Art
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    What is the connection between art and reality Art is self-expression of the artist's reality. Geographical environment, the origin of social circumstances, and particular period and style, influence the artists perception of reality. Ever since men and women saw their reflections in still pools, the desire to represent nature and human nature suggested itself to early people. Early people dealt with hunting and being hunted, with life and death, with existence and extinction. Life for them was ...
  • Brooklyn Museum Of Art
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    Censorship in its broadest sense refers to suppression of information, ideas or artistic expression by anyone. It ultimately keeps people from experiencing life at its fullest. All types of censorship can be viewed as restraining, as the effect limits diversity in every way. As long as there have been artists, there has been censorship. Society has had as many reasons for censoring art, as there have been different expressions of art. Throughout history the main reasons found for censoring art h...
  • Two Sister's Values Concerning The Quilts
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    Art should be an active and important part of one's life, not merely something that is to be displayed and observed at a distance from time to time. Alice Walker's short story Everyday Use depicts quilts as a form of artistic work to portray the importance of art being a living and breathing part of the culture from which it arose. The origin of the quilts in the short story symbolizes the history of the family and the cultural values the family represents. in both of them were scraps of dresses...
  • Their Values And Beliefs As Artists
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    Since the late 1980's British artists Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst have been both admired and hated for their highly controversial work. This essay will focus on their values and beliefs as artists and how these messages are conveyed in their artwork. For the purpouse of this essay I have defined values as worth in usefulness, highly regarded and important to the posses or, and beliefs as the feeling of certainty that something exists or is true. It is the mental acceptance of and conviction in ...
  • 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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