... middle of paper ...
...imulated communities which are slowly taking over, things like “Second Life” create an entire world in an online environment that allows people to assume the bodies of their avatar and do things that our flesh bound bodies would never be able to perform. It is unclear what the future holds for the society of mankind; however it cannot be denied that the preference of simulations over real life experience in all aspects of life is growing among people.
Dean, Jodi. "Virtually regulated: New technologies and social control." Signs: Journal of
Women in Culture & Society 24.4 (1999): 1067. LGBT Life with Full Text. EBSCO.
Web. 15 Dec. 2010.
Halley, Peter. "Frank Stella...and the Simulacrum." Editorial. Flash Art Magazine Jan. 1986.
Peter Halley. Web. 15 Dec. 2010.
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- Land Art is created by combining art and nature in a complex way. Land art is also known as Earth Art or Earthworks. This art is designed directly in the physical landscapes with the help of natural substances and organic media like leaves, stones, soil, rocks, water, logs, etc. Mechanical earth moving equipment is also used by few artists. Artists show their reaction against industrialization and urbanization through the land art. Before the origin of modern land art, it has been already created by artists for last centuries.... [tags: Art]
734 words (2.1 pages)
- Have you ever been confused about the purpose or meaning behind a certain piece of art. In my opinion, art is viewed many different ways. The artist will create a piece of art with a certain intended meaning, but it will most likely not be viewed in that way. When a spectator views a piece of art, they take into account their past experiences, and since everyone has gone through different things, their interpretations are different, as you can imagine. The nature of art is created when the artist intends one thing, but the spectator sees the art differently; and therefore changes the meaning when they spread their personal opinions.... [tags: art, ]
1294 words (3.7 pages)
- Famous artist Pablo Picasso once said, “There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who, with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun.” Art is something that is completely subjective and can be viewed or interpreted in such a vast number of ways. Someone may find something aesthetically pleasing, where another person may feel it is meaningless and hideous. That, however, is the true beauty of art. Through different interpretations and meanings, we are able to relate to art in many ways.... [tags: Art, Graffiti, Aesthetics, Vandalism]
796 words (2.3 pages)
- Contents 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1 2.0 DEFINITION OF KEY TERMS 1 2.1 LAND 1 2.2 LAND ADMINISTRATION 1 2.3 LAND TENURE 2 2.4 LAND POLICY 2 2.5 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 2 3.0 CASE OF ZAMBIA: LAND 2 4.0 IMPORTANCE OF LAND 3 5.0 IMPORTANCE OF LAND POLICY TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 4 6.0 CRITIQUE: LAND AND LAND POLICY IN ZAMBIA 7 7.0 CONCLUSION 7 Bibliography 8 1.0 INTRODUCTION This paper pursues to deliberate the significance of land and land policies to economic development with reference to Zambia.... [tags: land administration, development, investment]
2425 words (6.9 pages)
- For the entirety of art’s existence, it has reflected the ideas and interactions of the human. Nature, being humans first and permanent acquaintance, is inherently every present throughout all of art’s history. Capturing the relationship between humans and nature is the most prevalent of themes in art and media. There are an endless supply of this visual record, preserved in modern times through the use of photography, restoration, and museums. Currently on display at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, California, two specific pieces – Mu, by Okura Jiro, and Traveling deep in the mountains, by an unknown Yuan/Ming dynasty artist – highlight the history of human and nature’s relationship... [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Nature, Panel painting]
812 words (2.3 pages)
- On the 14th of March, my partner, Jasmine Lusk and I went to the Collin College Spring Creek campus Art Gallery. We viewed several pieces of art and chose five of them to review and share our opinions of the works with each other. I am glad that I got this experience and I feel that it has truly broadened my perspective of art and has helped me examine pieces and situations in a different way. Before going to the gallery, I expected to see a bunch of paintings of nature scenes and maybe a couple of portraits.... [tags: Drinking water, Water crisis, Art, Thought]
1300 words (3.7 pages)
- The Admiration of Nature Through Art Art can be regarded as one of the greatest pastimes. From the several finger paintings of the family created in Kindergarten to the priceless paintings and artifacts found in the Louvre, art is appreciated by all. In Lamen’s terms, art can be defined as a way of expressing oneself. Although many people consider art to consist of paintings and drawings the variety of subjects under this heading are numerous. Some include sculptures, music, and even photography.... [tags: Art Artwork]
1281 words (3.7 pages)
- Environmental art is a genre of art that was established in the late 1960’s and it was created by things found in nature to make a piece of art. Some of the the environmental art would be so large in size, that it would be considered to be monumental. This kind of art can not be moved without destroying it, and the climate and weather can change it. There are many reasons why an artist would create an environmental work of art, such as : to address environmental issues affecting earth today, to show things that could be powered by nature or be interactive with natural phenomenon (like lighting or earthquakes), or to show how people can co-exist with nature, or maybe use it as a means to hel... [tags: Art ]
1118 words (3.2 pages)
- Elements of Interreligious Dialogue in The Waste Land “The House Of His Protection The Land Gave To Him That Sought Her Out And Unto Him That Delved Gave Return Of Her Fruits” -Engraved above the Western-most door of Joslyn Art Museum Beyond all doubt, T. S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” is one of the most excruciating works a reader may ever attempt. The reading is painful to the point of exhaustion for the poetry-lover as he scrutinizes the poem pericope by pericope. However, all this suffering (self-inflicted or otherwise) suggests that the author has likewise labored over the poem, emptying himself into his work--pericope by pericope.... [tags: Waste Land Eliot papers]
3037 words (8.7 pages)
- Remaking Beowulf as a Christian Hero The story of Beowulf is full of religious references and symbolism, but is it truly a Christian story. According to the narrative, Beowulf is an instrument of God, an instrument of righteousness called by God to perform His will for the Danes. In stark contrast to his good, is the enemy, Grendel, the incarnation of pure evil. These two characters appear to represent the forces of good versus the forces of evil. It would be easy enough to leave the story that way, but it appears that Beowulf is written intentionally to make the main characters appear more important by adding Biblical references to the narrative.... [tags: Epic of Beowulf Essay]
1013 words (2.9 pages)