"Art" Essays and Research Papers

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within a work of art, and a work of art may reflect more than one theme. A theme is an “idea” thread running through the entire history of art. There are many threads." - Chapter Three   For this discussion board choose at least two “thread” categories from what is listed below. Check Chapter 3 for the textbook’s examples of what art and environments fit within these categories, then think of your own examples of what would be “ sacred” art, political/social order inspired art, etc. Write a post...

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Is It Art

IS IT ART? What is art? Every person has an individual response to an artwork which is determined through the collaboration between an individual and a specific artwork. If it contributes to your experience, as a consequence being symbolic of something, then it is probably art for you. It is therefore very problematic in order to supply a definition that comprises the whole world's thoughts and feelings. Some believe that anything and everything in the world is art, while others believe that it...

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Art is Art

What is considered art has been a controversial question for many years in history and today. There are various forms and types of art. Because art is very complex and diverse, it is viewed and conceptualized in many different ways. Nancy G. Heller states even though a type of artwork is hard to understand, it’s considered art, and artwork that people don’t understand shouldn’t be disregarded from other types of art. She feels as though people shouldn’t be intimidated by artwork that’s hard to understand...

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(Singapore) Art, culture, and society; these three elements are closely linked. These three elements affect one another in one way or another. There is often a conflict of interest between the artist, the audience, and the government body. The artist’s aim is to express art freely. The audience’s aim is to view art in forms that are not offensive to them. The government’s aim is to mitigate the conflict of interest between the two parties by implementing policies and restrictions to art pieces that...

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Arts for Arts Sake

Art for Arts' Sake Dear Friends, When I was asked to write to you about my views of the role of the Arts in society, I did not hesitate to embrace the task. Over the past three years, I have been working on a PhD in Music Education. I have finished all of my coursework, and have "only" my dissertation remaining. In this program of study, I recall many discussions in our seminar classes that were seeking to answer this very question: What is the role of the Arts in our society? For purposes...

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Art Is Communication

HUMN5 GE 1-2 Sir Magallanes Art is Communication Art is the process or product of deliberately arranging elements in a way that appeals to the senses or emotions. It encompasses a diverse range of human activities, creations, and modes of expression, including music, literature, film, sculpture, and paintings. The meaning of art is explored in a branch of philosophy known as aesthetics. The definition and evaluation of art has become especially problematic since the early...

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Dancing Is Not An Art

dancing is a sport or an art. Dancing is an art and not a sport because of a dancer’s ability to express themselves and the art itself in different forms. First of all, to know that dance is an art and not a sport, the definition of the two need to come into consideration. Harrell Fletcher is a teacher in the art department at Portland State University and has exhibited at multiple museums and galleries all around the world. He was asked by Greater Good why he composes art. Before he answers why he...

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Art & Craft

What is art? Can we give a current definition of something so abstractive and unboundless like that? In our modern world, everything which is not understandable for the mass audience automatically receives the label "Art" from his creator. Maybe art is something which is not for everyone. You can find lots of popular definitions on the internet, on google.com and wikipedia.com, also lots of quotes of famous people of art. But what is art for the normal people? The people who don't know what "linocut"...

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Humanities: Art and Visual Arts

subject. It is consist of the visual arts, literature, drama and theater, music, and dance. 1. Visual Arts The visual arts sre those that we perceive with our eyes. It involve not only painting and sculpture but include such things as clothes, household appliances, and furnishing of our homes, schools, and buildings. They may be classified into two groups; graphic arts (flat or two-dimensional surface) and plastic arts (three-dimensional). a. Graphic Arts Broadly, this term covers any...

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The Definition of Art

Art, like most things, is in the eye of the beholder. It can be everything, but it can also be nothing depending on the status of the artist. Life is made up of art and artistic values, and the unfortunate thing about it is that hardly anyone will notice. Art itself is the purest form of expression, and it can be expressed in three different ways: physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Physical art is art that can be measured by one of the five senses, typically sight, and is created by hand...

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