Art History

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  • Immanuel Kant's Theory Of Aesthetics

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    architecture falls under the category of art has always been highly debated and argued by academics and philosophers who have contributed valid reasoning as to why architecture is the highest form of art while others provided rational reasoning as to why it is not. In this essay, I will aim to construct a logical argument which aims to understand the theories of philosophers who had an significant influence on the subject, from the first definitive discourse on ‘fine arts’ by Charles Batteux to the deontological

  • Art: What Is The Real Meaning Of Art?

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    Just think about it. What is the real meaning of art? What‘s the purpose of art and why we need it? We can say art is very subjective because for every person means it something different. Simply it can not be determined accurately. Art is something that we can feeling, touching, seeing and also listening. The artist is a person who has a vision or idea and tries to explain it visually or perhaps physically. Furthermore, if the artist’s artwork and it’s meaning is understood by only one person in

  • Prannath Kowdhury Analysis

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    that for attaining capital an artist have to fulfill orders in bulk. He works whole day for that and does not get time to create new as he is making copies products created before. He gets so busy in that and do not spend his time for creating new art pieces. This is his life now a day going on. That is why statues now a day seem not realistic and mesmerizing. It is said that traditional Kumbhakaras do know about 30 different types of fruits, 15 different types of animals and 20 types of fish which

  • Examples Of Polish Culture

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    In the polish culture some examples of the seven characteristics are Work and reward, organized groups, body of knowledge, Values, Artforms, Norms customs mores, And Religion. In the Polish culture some examples of work and reward are harvesting, farming, printing, and coal mining . Harvesting is an example of work because they spend hours harvesting potatoes , and crops. Their reward was food. A farmer is an example of work and reward because they plant plants so their community can eat . Their

  • Summary Of Carolee Schneemann's Interior Scroll

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    advertises a specific female image. This can also be linked to male-dominated art movements such as Pop art, which she claims makes female nudes look “like an automobile. Mechanized. […] No lubricity, no fleshiness” (“Carolee Schneemann: ‘I never thought I was shocking’”). The mud across her body, therefore, represent the connection to the natural world, in comparison to the images of mechanized/industrialized women in Pop art. Because Carolee Schneemann is standing on an elevated platform (table), above

  • History: History And The Importance Of History

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    HISTORY Presentation: The word History is gotten from a Greek word Historia, which implies request, learning obtained by examination. Definition: History is the investigation of the past in view of request and examinations, as it is characterized in composed reports. Occasions before composed record are named as the ancient times. Investigation of history is fundamental to know the source of our reality. WHY TO STUDY THE HISTORY? History causes us in understanding the change and how the

  • The Long Song Analysis

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    History may tell us when certain events happened, and it might tell us certain angles to those events. What history does not tell us are the interesting and exiting stories that were kept silenced. This is a main theme in Andrea Levy’s reflecting essay “The writing of The long song”, publicised in 2010. In the essay we hear how Andrea Levy got her motivation and inspiration to her book “The long song”. She stumbles upon the idea, when she hears a young woman asking; how she could be proud of her

  • Destructions Of Memory

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    brought many consecutive events that have changed many cultures. The history of conflicts is a vital part to acknowledge in order to understanding the present. History is important to grasp; it is the study of evidence-based events that have occurred in the past for an extended period of time. As Christine Boyer an urban historian, describes in The City of Collective Memory “we too in contemporary times recognize the importance of history to our sense of place and well- being.” (Boyer, 1994) Boyer later

  • Examples Of New Historicism

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    particular, while cultural studies has taken an increasing interest in history, some historians have expressed a sense of being overtaken or displaced by cultural studies. E. P. Thompson and his The Making of the English Working Class (1978) not only constructs the English working class, ‘calling it up’ through the writing of its story, it also ushers in a new kind of history. Instead of focusing on the elite and the powerful, Thompson’s history places its distinctive emphasis on those who lived ordinary lives

  • The Third Industrial Revolution Analysis

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    There is a famous quote by Karl Marx which states, “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” The history of mankind started from lives in caves. The first human beings used handaxes to hunt animals for food. As time passed, human began to seek for a more stable life, marking the beginning of civilization, followed by industrialization which led to the development in the field of technology. Now, the human history is facing a new chapter of evolution, which is the Fourth Industrial