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Bakery : The Zen Of Philanthropy

- Greyston Bakery: The Zen of Philanthropy Brook Charles BA 310 Greyston Bakery: The Zen of Philanthropy The new CEO appears to have much more corporate business experience than the previous CEO. Should this be a concern for the corporation. William Mistretta who took over as CEO after Julius Walls resigned has more experience in diverse management roles in the corporate world. Mistretta had around 25 years’ experience in doing corporate business while Walls only experience came from working in a chocolate company and briefly as a Marketing Director in Greyston Bakery Board of management....   [tags: Corporation, Corporate social responsibility]

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The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

- The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art came about as an idea from Jon Jay in Paris, France in 1866 with the idea of “national institution gallery of art” within the United States. Once this idea was proposed, it was immediately moved forward with his return to the United States. With the help of the Union League Club in NY they began to acquire civic leaders, businessmen, artists, and collectors who aided in the creation of the museum. For over 140 years, the visitors who go here have received everything the mission of the institution states....   [tags: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Art museum]

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The Digitization Of Art And Its Impact On The Art World

- The Digitization of art Thesis: This project will cover how digitization is going to and has, already, affected the art world around us. I not only will go into detail on how this change may negatively and/or positively, effect the art world. I will also go into detail on how this digitization is affecting media such as photograph. PaintingPros: To start off the digitization of art began to accelerate when computers became more and more openly affordable. Adobe along with other various companies began to create software which when downloaded gives the user the ability to manipulate, create, cut, paste, render, merge, fix, and design works of art....   [tags: Art, Arts, Art critic, Computer program]

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The Art of Defence

- As Emily quickly rushed out of the door, she quickly grabbed her black down coat. She suddenly got into her friend Tailor's old Toyota Prius. Taylor imminently drove off to class. Once they got to the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, at Stanford University where they attended, they walked into Mrs.. Basile’s contemporary art class. They quickly snatched a seat next to their friend Yael in the back of the room. The eccentric teacher lectured us about Damien Hirst’s well-known spot paintings....   [tags: class, art, car, ticket, plane]

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Descriptive Essay : Zen Masters

- Zen masters enlighten their followers about importance of non-duality in realizing that everything is impermanent and there is no substantial self. Nothing has a fixed identity, if something had a fixed identity that means it would be permanent. Living is to be understood as an event as we are infinitely reborn through cycles of being born and dying (samsara) until enlightenment is found. The central theme in Zen is emptiness which is the absence of svabhava thinking (‘own being’), meaning a thing is a thing not another thing, it is essential to understand the non-duality between things....   [tags: Buddhism, Pure Land Buddhism, Gautama Buddha]

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My Experience At The Gym Zen

- Today, as I was walking back to my apartment from the gym, my post-gym zen was interrupted by a notification that my sister was using my Spotify account. Being the asshole that I am, I immediately override it so that I could listen to my music. It is after all, my account. Usually, she just excepts her defeat and I can go about my day listening to music, but this time as soon as I pushed her off of my account, she started calling me. I automatically assumed she was going to give me a hard time so I answered her call with a lovely greeting of "What?" Her response genuinely shocked me....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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Bell Vortex Motorcycle Helmet

- ... It also includes one of the most efficient ventilation systems in the market. It is engineered intelligently so you can easily control the air flow through the vents and adjust them to your own needs. But the ventilation led to the helmet in being a bit loud and noisy. I prefer my rides to be more quiet and comfortable but that’s the best we can get in such an affordable price. I have a big head, so I didn’t find the helmet to be heavy but not everyone might agree with that. Summary of features The helmet is not that heavy and weighs 5 pounds....   [tags: safety, performance, affordability]

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The Art of Taxidermy and Why it Should Be Considered an Art

- The Art of Taxidermy and Why it Should Be Considered an Art “Let’s say you’re watching an old horror movie, one about a crazy madman who lives in a spooky house up on a hill. Local kids will become curious and decide to step foot into the house. The majority of the time the creepy man will have two things; paintings with the eyes cut out and a nice collection of mounted animals to give intruders a sense of fear. Then all of a sudden lightning flashes and a growling black bear is lit up, sending the kids screaming into the front yard” (Bryant)....   [tags: Taxidermy History, Art Fields]

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The Commercial Zen Of Muji

- Positioning and branding Positioning is a significant part of organizational or business strategy. MUJI, as a retail company, is consistently successful in branding and positioning within the contemporary global market. This is shown in the article “The Commercial Zen of MUJI” published on The New Yorker on December 2015. Began by describing the scene of MUJI opening a new flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York, the author introduces the origin and current situation of MUJI. Throughout the article, she explains the ‘no-brand’ branding strategy, and discusses the ways in which MUJI position their brand image in consumers’ minds....   [tags: Brand, Brand management, Muji, Branding]

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The Truth in Art: Vincent Van Gogh's Work of Art

- Throughout his argument against aesthetics, Heidegger strongly states he believes in the true “work of art” and believes that this aesthetic approach goes against this. One artist that Heidegger particularly discusses is Vincent Van Gogh. He uses works of art by Van Gogh in order to give more power to his argument. Through works of art such as Van Gogh’s A Pair of Shoes, Heidegger makes his a distinction between artwork and things. In order to truly analyze the culture of another, he explains how it is essential for the viewer to question what is being depicted in the work and what the purpose may be....   [tags: heidegger, art history]

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The Commercial Zen Of Muji

- Positioning is a significant part of organizational or business strategy. MUJI, as a retail company, is consistently successful in branding and positioning in contemporary global market. This is shown in the article “The Commercial Zen of MUJI” written by Silvia Killingsworth in December 2015 on the New Yorker website. Began with describing the scene when MUJI opened a new flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York, Silvia introduces the origin and current situation of MUJI. In her article, she explains the ‘no-brand’ branding strategy, and discusses the ways in which MUJI position their brand image in consumers’ minds....   [tags: Brand, Brand management, Muji, Branding]

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Presentation Of The Zen Center

- Dressed in regular street clothes, Kathryn had, from what I can assume, is the usual appearance and calm demeanor of the laity. We each introduced ourselves to her and she began to tell us about herself and the history of the Zen Center in Syracuse. Kathryn is a graduate student at ESF working on her doctorate and she has been practicing Buddhism since the early 2000s. She began practicing Buddhism shortly as a result of a sports injury and recommendation to try meditation as a form of healing. After doing this activity, she grew fond of the experience and decided that she was going to practice Buddhism full time, but also knew that she still wanted to be a part of society, hence why she is...   [tags: Gautama Buddha, Buddhism, Zazen]

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History of Tea in Japan and the Japanese Tea Ceremony

- According to Brown, tea is classified among the most significant non-alcoholic beverage across the globe. It has gained fame as a result of its benefits. Tea is an inclusive aspect of the daily life of the Japanese individual attributable to its ceremonial and ritual characteristics. It has been treated as a cultural beverage and consumed in a refined atmosphere. Tea drinking in Japan has undergone refinement under the support of the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa. He was the regarded as the first ruler-patron of the tea ceremony....   [tags: Zen Buddhists, Tranquility]

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Original Definition of Art

- My definition of art is imagination and passion expressed by creating a visual feature. I consider art to be a figurative of the imagination because everything starts with thought. People create life by thinking of ways to develop; this then creates art. It is as simple as watching a child draw a picture. I can recall imagining a picture in my head and expressing my thoughts on paper. The drawing did not come out as I imagined but it took me to a place and every time I saw the picture I thought about the vision I had created in my head....   [tags: Art, Definition]

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Impact Of The Chinese Thought Had On Buddhism

- Two significant impacts that the Chinese thought had on Buddhism Introduction Buddhism, which is a system of thought that originated in India, was transmitted to the rest of Asia including China by Central Asian traders as well as by the travelling Buddhist monks during the first century A.D. From China, it was also transmitted to Korea towards the fourth century, and then on to Japan by the sixth century A.D. According to history, the entry of Buddhism in China was most likely caused by the wide expansionist policies that were espoused by Chinese Emperor Wu of the Han Dynasty that reigned during the period 140-87 B.C....   [tags: Buddhism, China, Zen, Mahayana]

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My Interpretation of Art

- The definition of art, according to Webster’s Dictionary, is human creativity. This definition does not take into consideration our desires to analyze, understand, and accept or reject what we see in front of us. The phrase, “art is in the eye of the beholder”, is a true statement, because everyone has an opinion on what they consider art. In my opinion, art does not need to be understood or accepted to be considered art. Art needs to invoke an emotional response, be translatable to our lives, be expressive of a period in time, and be bold....   [tags: Art Analysis]

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History of the Motorcycle

- History of the Motorcycle My goal is to explain the evolution of the motorcycle and how their importance has grown in our society. Motorcycles have changed a great deal over the past decade or so. They are constantly being bettered and improved. Slight changes are always being made to these man made machines. The motorcycle is an amalgamation of a motor and a bicycle. Motorcycles aren't the only two-wheeled form of motorized transportation, there are others like minibikes, mopeds, and motor scooter (www.comptons.com "Motorcycles", 1)....   [tags: Papers]

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It is The End of the History of Art?

- In practice the “white cube” (the white-walled gallery display prevalent in galleries of modern art) renders viewer unaware of the influence that it inflicts upon his/hers perception of what consist a modern art. Under no circumstances one would look twice upon the same bed like My Bed by Emin, standing next to the garbage bin on one of the British streets or thought of Sherman’s work Untitled No.151 from Witches and Wicked Bodies exhibition as nothing more but an interesting photograph taken probably before the Halloween party....   [tags: modern art, hans belting, art history]

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Is Banksy Art Work?

- After watching the Documentary Exit through the Gift Shop, I decided to choose one of Banksy Art work. I choice to write about Banksy Art work because his street art has meaning behind every piece he creates. The art piece that I decided to talk about is the girl with the balloon by Banksy. This piece was discovered in the year 2002 in a South Bank London wall. This art piece stood up to me because this is not just a girl who lost a balloon. This art piece to me sends a message of hope. If you take a good look at the piece the only thing that has color is the heart shape balloon, while the girl reaching out for it is in black spray paint....   [tags: Banksy, Graffiti, Art, Street art]

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Influence Of Greek Art

- “Anthropos metron”—“Man is the measure of all things,” one of the most known phrase by the Greek philosopher, Protagoras. These words reflect the Greek’s idea of humanism, focusing on us, humans. Greeks have introduced a view in both arts and architectures. Capturing aspects of humanity, Greek sculptures were intended to portray aesthetics and human forms and figures. As Greece continued to developed, so did their architectural style. Its influence is universal, the architectural structures of Greece can be seen abundantly in buildings and other constructions, both modern and older....   [tags: Greek Art]

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Graffiti: Art or Vandalism?

- Art: the ultimate form of self expression. But, what constitutes an art. And, who decides. These very questions plague society as it tries to decide and define the official status of graffiti--art or vandalism. Because it has found its way into art galleries and because of the community of artists who challenge and inspire each other, graffiti should be considered art and as a way to express oneself. The origin and history of graffiti is not what one might expect. Believed to have been created by a Philadelphia high school student named Cornbread in 1967, it was a bold effort to catch the attention of a girl (De Melker)....   [tags: Art, graffiti]

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Movements in Art Report

- ... Additionally, her skin tone is not a continuous shade. It was important to the Nazi party that only healthy bodies were displayed as Great German Art. Second, this woman is not in a motherly setting. She is not being nurturing or holding any child. During this time, a women’s duty was to be a mother and only a mother. Also, since she is not a mother, she should be doing labor. Instead, she is lying leisurely on the couch. If this work were to hang amongst the Great German Art, I think that the government would be afraid that the German people would decide to dismiss all of their labor work to just lie on the couch like this woman....   [tags: degenerate art, Grat German art]

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Defining Art And Artworlds By Stephen Davies

- In the article “Defining Art and Artworlds” by Stephen Davies from The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, published in fall 2015, informs the readers that “[m]any of the late twentieth-century definitions of art were prompted by the challenge of controversial avant-garde works.” There are many contributions to consider before identifying any specific work as a piece of art. Establishing what exactly qualifies an art-piece will develop further contributions to the artworld, whether it is because of the piece’s aesthetic, skill, genre, intention, or tradition....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Conceptual art, Fine art]

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The Value, Ethics And Purpose Of Art

- “True art is modest”: On Real Art in Tolstoy’s What is Art. For majority of people, cruising through a fine arts museum or gallery is nothing short of browsing through a textbook and failing to grasping knowledge of the content. A casual activity and check off ones list of to-dos, sometimes done just for the appearance it offers. Of that majority, one might look at a painting for a long while before connecting the uncommunicated dots from gallery label. But for the small remaining others, a trip to an art exhibition is a journey through emotions and feelings rendered by the artists of the particular works of art....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, What Is Art?, Arts]

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Art History Research Paper

- Imagine pondering into a reconstruction of reality through only the visual sense. Without tasting, smelling, touching, or hearing, it may be hard to find oneself in an alternate universe through a piece of art work, which was the artist’s intended purpose. The eyes serve a much higher purpose than to view an object, the absorptions of electromagnetic waves allows for one to endeavor on a journey and enter a world of no limitation. During the 15th century, specifically the Early Renaissance, Flemish altarpieces swept Europe with their strong attention to details....   [tags: Art History]

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Importance of Art Education

- The arts are everywhere in our lives and have always been an important part of human daily experiences. The arts also are an enormous economic force in our world from fashion to design to the entertainment business; all are multibillion-dollar industries. Numerous studies have shown a positive correlation between a balanced and comprehensive education in the arts and high student standardized tests. A comprehensive arts education program helps students develop self-esteem, self-discipline, cooperative skills and self-motivation, all of which are necessary to be successful in life....   [tags: Art Education ]

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Pinnacles of Art

- What is art. Art and assessment are deeply unified, since our ability to experience and understand artistic works is intensely unfair by our own perceptions. Consequently, any definition of art should emphasize the importance of perception in creating and experiencing art. In the film (Why Beauty Matters) by Roger Scruton, he is bringing out some pinnacles of art, and some of his observation and mines are somewhat in comparison. Scruton’s first high point is when he said, “Beauty is from another world.” Beauty is not from another planet in my opinion....   [tags: art class, artisitic]

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Engaging with Art

- Johnny comes home from work late. He feels tired and decides to spend the night relaxing in front of the tv and entertain himself with some shows. His cable company offers him around a hundred tv channels. He taps the remote control until through the variety of programs he finds something familiar and appealing. He is soon engulfed by the plot to the point that the tv show provides a comfortable escape from his stressful life. There are many similar forms of passive entertainment he could have chosen from: internet browsing, gallery shopping, concert going, music, etc....   [tags: Art Criticism Essays]

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Geometry in Art

- Geometry in Art Most of the art that we see today uses some form of geometry. Sometimes we can visually see the shapes and other times we can’t. If we didn’t have geometry the art of today would be flat and scattered, making it unpleasing to look at. Due to the great works of Brunelleschi and Leonardo da Vinci the concepts of linear perspective and geometry were brought into art and resulted in geometry continuing in our art today. Filippo Brunelleschi was a “trained goldsmith who, in 1420, changed the course of the artistic renaissance in Florence in two large ways” (“BRUNELLESCHI and the Re-Discovery of Linear Perspective”)....   [tags: Filippo Brunelleschi, Art Analysis]

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The Neo Wittgensteinian Theory Of Art

- Among the many theories of art that have emerged over time, the theory I will defend in this paper is the Neo-Wittgensteinian theory of Art. I will defend this view against the following (two) objections: a) The “open concept” idea of art is too expansive, and b) the “family resemblance” theory of artworks is also too expansive. The Neo-Wittgensteinian theory of Art has been modeled mainly after the ideologies and teachings of Ludwig Wittgenstein, a philosopher and logician from Austria. Much of his work focuses on the validity of the use of language, which is applied to the argument I made in this paper....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Aesthetics, Fine art]

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The Work Of Art By Martin Heidegger

- When visiting an art museum, there could be many thoughts that can run through someone’s mind. One can contemplate the tale that the artist is trying to convey while others can discuss the impact the piece has in term of aesthetics. And people continues to walk around and observing different piece, a thought occurs and questions your logic and reasoning. Why are any of these pieces considered as art. This is not a questioning of the quality of the piece, the mere presence at the measure demonstrates that it is certainly fine art....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Concept, Art critic]

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The Invention Of Art By Larry Shiner

- As Larry Shiner mentions in his book The Invention of Art, the “category of fine art is a recent historical construction” (5). Defined here as the tendency to focus more on aesthetics than on context or purpose (art for art’s sake, per se), the concept of fine art was universalized by the Europeans. To legitimize the term, they “ascribe[d] it to the ancient Chinese and Egyptians, [later…] discover[ing] that the conquered peoples of Africa, the Americas, and the Pacific had all along possessed something called primitive art” (3)....   [tags: Art, Arts, Pop art, Andy Warhol]

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Motorcycles, Scooters, or Cars- Which are Best?

- Going Green with Chrome Every day we need some form of chrome to help us fulfill our everyday commute or daily routine, may it be four wheels or two. Going green is the way to go when it comes to our everyday commute or our runs around town. There are many advantages to both and disadvantages when it comes to two wheels or four. I believe it is all up to person and there needs to suit them. Nevertheless, I believe we need to move towards a greener two-wheel future. With all the inflation and pollution, we need to move towards a more green chrome future....   [tags: transportation, environment]

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Church And Art 's Influence On Artistic Values

- Church and Art In the years of the Renaissance, the anatomical features of the human body were appraised in art as a result of the church’s influence over artistic values. As a part of Christian tradition and culture, art is representative of the breaching boundaries between the holy and man, as man was blessed by a body given to him by the higher deity residing above him: God. Through the portrayal of the human body, art’s value diminishes to that of worship of a gift given by God. Looking at various examples over the course of the human timeline, we can see an obvious pattern in how exactly the human body has been represented as an art form, and can properly scale the Church shaping the im...   [tags: Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance, Michelangelo, Art]

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Art Trends In The 1920's

- Art Trends In The 1920's The art of the 20th century contained many elements previous styles that had begun in the late 19th century. The Impressionists had abandoned the appearance of nature to concentrate on color and its relation to the quality of light. (Collier's Encyclopedia, 745) This was then abandoned for a kind expressionism, a personal and subjective style created. A number of outstanding 20th century artists working outside the many movements of art created works of great individuality....   [tags: Art]

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The Art of Advertising: Newtype USA

- The Art of Advertising: Newtype USA "If advertising is not an official or state art, it is nonetheless clearly art" (Schudson). This wonderful quote clearly describes the type of advertising found in Newtype USA. The three most used techniques by advertisers in this magazine is the use of minimalist art, color, and beautiful scenery. All of these techniques appeal to an artist, and most people who watch anime tend to draw in their spare time. This makes sense considering all of the products they have in Newtype are all Japanese animation (anime)....   [tags: Art]

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Art And Its Impact On Society

- Throughout the world art is used to convey numerous messages pertaining to a political issue or for consumerism. Evidently, this medium reaches people in a multitude of ways. Art is displayed through movies, music, visual art, or video games, and it is able to reach various audiences and it successfully resonates with each person in a particular way. Indeed, one of the greatest philosophers of our time, Aristotle, stated that “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance”.()Even more so, art displays what message the artist would want to convey to an audience, either positive or negative....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Fine art, Mass media]

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Art And Vision : Paul Crowther

- Paul Crowther, Phenomenologies of Art and Vision: A Post-Analytic Turn, Bloomsbury, 2013, pp. 195,b/w plates 14, cloth Whilst Crowther’s readers and the philosopher himself consider Phenomenologies of Art and Vision: A Post-Analytic Turn to be primarily a contribution to the field of aesthetics, which develops further his philosophical writing about visual art, we conclude that the book does a lot more than that. Crowther’s main point is that, if visual art is to be understood in ways going beyond the spectatorial viewpoint alone, art must be examined within both the analytic and phenomenological traditions of philosophy (page)....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Martin Heidegger, Fine art]

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Art and Aesthetics

- Art and Aesthetics Art is usually referred to as the visual arts, where a piece of work is judged through the aesthetics in which it creates. However, art refers to all human endeavors, including the product of oneÂ’s creative impulse. In other words, art does not have to be innovative to be good. I believe art is the communication of an idea, be it visual, musical, communicative or other. Art is the interplay between the conscious and unconscious part of our being, between what is real and what is an illusion; it is the voice of our soul through color and form in a constant search for connection with something beyond....   [tags: Art]

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The Relationship Between Zen, the Karesansui, and Music: Ryōan-ji, a Case Study

- Ryōan-ji is a Zen monastery in Kyoto, Japan, founded by Hosokawa Katsumodo in 1450. It is particularly famous due to its extant karesansui, or dry landscape garden. This is said to be added by Hosokawa Masamoto in 1488 during reconstruction of the monastery (Brinker 80).The karesansui was used for the basic purpose of meditation by Zen monks. (expand) John Cage was a composer who lived from 1912-1992. He is famous for minimalist works that frequently explore different aspects of rhythm. In 1983, he started writing “Ryoanji,” named after Ryōan-ji in Kyoto....   [tags: Japanese culture, history]

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Visual Art And The Visual Arts

- Introduction Visual art is a term that is broad in meaning and describes an array of different elements that make up the category of what is depicted as art and what Americans transcend from art to be of philosophical value. Throughout American history, humans have been fascinated with the aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, and logic of art, and have adopted their understanding of these philosophies through global, historical, societal, and cultural context of the visual arts as a beginning form of language....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Fine art, Thomas Jefferson]

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Global Art Market

- I. Global Art Market Overview 1. The Art World and The Art Market For the recent last decades, art market has become very popular with a boom in total sale revenue worldwide. People start to participate and pay attention to the art world more interactively and frequently. For example, art institutions have gained more admissions than ever before; museum visits surged globally and more people are willing to pursue an art-related career. Generally speaking, art world is broader than the art market....   [tags: Art World, Art Market, ]

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Visual Arts : Visual Art

- “Human beings intuit, symbolize, think, and express themselves through dance, music, theatre, and visual art” (Bynoe, Colby 2011). In a future I plan to inspire children and youth, especially my students to love and appreciate the arts. As a future teacher, I will integrate all the VAPA (Visual and Performing Arts) to make the lessons more interesting and to benefit the students. One of the major VAPA I am taking into consideration to use in my future career is visual art. Visual Art could benefit students by improving thinking, accessing emotion, processing information and healing trauma (Bynoe, Colby 2011)....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Work of art, Arts]

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Evaluation Of A Piece Of Art

- Discussion: For a piece of Art to be protected under VARA the Plaintiff must show that the following two elements were met: 1) the piece in question is a work of visual art, and 2) that the artist had a right to prevent any destruction of a work of recognized stature. 17 U.S.C. § 106A (2015). I. Work of visual art- Element Met There are qualifying and disqualifying factors that determine what is a work of visual art. 17 U.S.C. § 101 (2015). To be protected under VARA the piece must fall under the positive definition and not be excluded by any of the negative definitions....   [tags: Sculpture, Art, Work of art, Visual arts]

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Art Is Not Acceptable And Understandable

- With the rapid development of society, art has increasingly played a pivotal role in individuals’ life. However, not any kinds of art can be understandable to all people. There is no doubt that some art forms have totally beyond people’s comprehension. Therefore, we have to ponder this questions thoroughly, is it worthwhile to achieve success at risk of not acceptable and understandable to most people. As far as I have concerned, this is a complicated issue and requires to take every facets into consideration....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Modernism, Art critic]

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Contemporary Paintings : Contemporary Art

- Contemporary Portraits Art is something that is a part of my everyday life, and each artist that I know has their own story and something unique about them. I am a weird person, and I have loads of things going on in my life, which is hard for me to put in words, which is why I tend to make art about how I feel, or my escape of the situation. For my AP portfolio concentration section I plan to create six contemporary portraits. Contemporary art is art that is prevalent, things that are popular now....   [tags: Art, Arts, Self-portrait, Contemporary art]

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A Feminist Art Critic, Arlene Raven

- In the section, Words of Honor: Contributions of a Feminist Art Critic, Arlene Raven outlines the events in her life that have led her to be an art critic for artists who were not as “bankable” as other artists. In this excerpt, she discusses how her experiences of being raped exposed her to a cruel reality about the oppression women faced despite equal education acquirement. Consequently, she increasingly got more involved in the feminist/political work, creating iconic associations like the Women’s Building....   [tags: Art, Art critic, Art history, Feminist theory]

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The, An Anti Art Movement

- Anger arises as a picture of segregation crosses the screen. You smile as you see a picture of a laughing child. Tears fall down your cheek as you watch a scene from a funeral. A picture is worth a thousand words, because even if you have never had a child of your own or seen segregation firsthand, you can have compassion for the people of those events because you have felt frustrated and happiness before. The emotion you arouse are sympathy for those currently going through these events. Dadaists was exploring these emotions in their work by evoking specific reactions in their audience....   [tags: Dada, Art, Anti-art, Vincent van Gogh]

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The Effects Of Art On The Brain

- Art has been around ever since humans came to be on the earth. Some examples of the oldest recorded art in the world are prehistoric cave paintings, which were painted on cave walls thousands of years ago. These cave paintings were used to communicate and record the stories of the artists. The paintings themselves may have been extremely simple, but they still got the message across. Communication is just one of the many uses of art. Art can be used for virtually anything from therapy to entertainment, and that is because almost everybody enjoys some form of art....   [tags: Art History, Effects on the Brain]

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Art & Popular Culture: The Warhol Effect

- In the mid-20th century, there was a battle brewing in the art world. Commercialization began to mass-produce art in all varieties, from comic books to magazines, gift-wrapping, billboards, you name it. What a fantastic thing to be happening. Art was now widely available to the general public. However, with the creation of so many replicas’ what would define the value of art. Critic Clement Greenberg was the condemning voice of the fine art community, denouncing this movement for decades throughout the 1940’s and 50’s....   [tags: Pop Art]

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Street Art : The Transfiguration Of The Commonplaces ' Riggle

- In ‘Street Art: The Transfiguration of the Commonplaces’ Riggle presents his theory of the conditions in which an artwork can be considered ‘street art’. One of the most important of his points being "An artwork is street art if, and only if, its material use of the street is internal to its meaning” (246). Riggle also presents a series of conditions for art to be considered street art. These are conditions are: 1. The art is open to being destroyed, stolen, defaced etc. 2. The artist relinquishes any claim over the works integrity 3....   [tags: Art, Graffiti, Street art, Banksy]

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The Art Critic, Harold Rosenberg

- The Following Essay is Based on Actual Events The art critic, Harold Rosenberg, once called the two dimensional picture plane of a canvas “an arena for action.” The artist’s climatic turmoil lies in the fear behind trying to discover new boundaries to analyze, beyond the space of the picture. As a matter of fact, the Avant-Garde has explored and pushed the creative envelope beyond the boundaries of perception. Comparatively speaking the possibilities and breakthroughs in modernism, spanning hundreds of years, are now the masterpieces that collectively hang in art museums....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Fine art, Arts]

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Beauty is More Than Skin Deep: Depictions of Aging Women in Ancient Egyptian Art

- Beauty is More Than Skin Deep: Depictions of Aging Women in Ancient Egyptian Art In Ancient Egypt, women are typically shown as youthful and beautiful while more mature, older women are very rarely depicted. For men of the time, ageing is shown in art more frequently because it was a positive aspect of manhood. For ancient Egyptians, art wasn’t just made for pleasure or beauty; it was a very practical and necessary part of the day-to-day lives of the Egyptians. In art, Egyptian belief was that people needed to be depicted at their peak of energy and beauty in order to remain that way forever when they cross over into the afterlife....   [tags: Art]

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The Impact Of Art On The Education System

- Art is everywhere , every tv show, every ad , and every book is art. That is why it is a vital part in today 's education system, but in the rush to bring ip standardized test scores art programs are being dramatically cut and forgotten about altogether. With the new focus being on Common Core State Standards, which does not include art as a core, schools are having to take away art budgets to focus on cores that are being tested on. Art can be used to raise scores in every subject, “Students who took four years of art classes scored 91 points higher on their SAT exams than those who took half a year or less....   [tags: Education, School, Art, Teacher]

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Influence of the Media on Society's Interpretation of Art

- Art is an expression of the mind that is open for interpretation. We are appealed to the mystery behind every meaning and the ability to the be the judges. However, what happens when that ability is lost. When art is no longer open to interpretation because the artists already know what they aim to make us believe. The power of manipulation is strong and we find ourselves falling for it everywhere we go. How we see art is influenced by what we know or what we do not know, and manipulation relies in what we do not know....   [tags: art, media]

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The Perspective of Art by Francis Bacon

- 1. Pick any painting and analyze it from the points of view of the (a) formalist, (b) the expressionist, (c) and the philosopher of “aesthetic experience”. Which perspective, if any, do you find most convincing. I chose a piece by Francis Bacon, an Irish artist born in 1909, called the Study after Velázquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X. (a) From the point of view of a formalist, this piece would be examined in different perspectives such as the dark tones, shapes, and lines that the piece has, to the context and reasons of why Bacon decided to paint it as a re-modernization of the classical painting of Velasquez, exploring all the textures and dimensions of the painting to determine its art...   [tags: Francis Bacon, art]

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Art Is A As Visual Medium

- The year is 2020 and I get the pleasure of introducing the world and our culture to the interplanetary ambassador. After, meeting him at the space port the first place I decided to take him was to the metropolitan museum of art. While wandering through the galleries he turns to me and asks, “What is this art thing or concept”. As the interplanetary ambassador asked me these words a thousand thoughts ran through my mind. Although, I have been an artist for many years, I have never once been asked this specific question....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Thing, Expressionism]

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Promoting Creativity: The Importance of Art in Education

- America is the country of progress and innovation, in order to achieve this in America prioritizes strict memorization and standardized nationwide test scores over creativity. No Child Left Behind was signed into law in 2002 by President George W. Bush as a re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (Cite?). The law demands that public schools nationwide improve educational standards, specifically among disadvantaged students. To achieve this goal, federal initiated testing started in 2005 to determine student’s proficiency in math and reading....   [tags: Art Education]

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Zen Buddhism

- Zen Buddhism was first introduced to China by a South- Indian man called Bodhidharma in around 520 CE. Bodhidharma, according to tradition, was a man so epic that he removed his own eyelids in order to win a staring contest with a rock wall (from his severed eyelids sprang tealeaves, and thus, the connection between Zen Buddhism and tea-drinking). The main teaching of Zen is that of zazen, or seated meditation, and that only through meditation and action, rather than cogitation, can one achieve enlightenment (Elwood, 127-132)....   [tags: Religion]

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The Functions Of Art And Language

- There are different philosophers argue on the functions of art and language serve on two different functions, or that they are the same function basically. Tolstoy claims that art and language are two separate activities with different functions. On the other hand, Collingwood states that art and language are more or less the same. In this essay, I will argue that both philosophers’’ theories are invalid, that art and language are two separate activities with different functions. Tolstoy, and Collingwood both make valid points throughout their theories but Tolstoy’s theory had a stronger position with my thought process....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Art, Human]

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The Carnage and the Catastrophe: The Japanese Militarization of Zen

- In the modern day, a general Westerner usually pictures Buddhism as an idyllic peaceful religion that is withdrawn from society, but like all other religions Buddhism is interconnected within its own society. Buddhism also like many other religions, has an element of violence within itself and within different sects. Zen Buddhism specifically developed into a very violent religion during World War II and the wars that preceded it. Brian Daizen Victoria focuses on the militarization of Zen within his two works, Zen War Stories and Zen at War....   [tags: modern japan, buddhism, war stories]

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Meaning Mishaps and the True Meaning of Art

- 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, misinterpretation, ]

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OPTICAL ILLUSIONS: The Art of Deception of Perception

- “Our senses can be trusted, but they can be easily fooled”(Aristotle 1) What is an optical illusion. For most of us, the term brings to mind images of a unique arrangement of vibrant contrasting colors, and geometric shapes that deceive the eye, and violates our expectations in a myriad of ways “about representation, about shape, about color, and so forth”(Sekel). Figure 1 is one common example of this definition. In this image the circles appear to be expanding when in fact the image is static....   [tags: Art Analysis ]

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Perez Of Miami Art : A Museum Of Modern And Contemporary Art

- Perez of Miami Art is a Museum of modern and contemporary art, dedicated to collecting and exhibiting international art of the 20th and 21st centuries. It has influences of the cultures of the Caribbean, North and South America that add vitality and texture to the civic landscape. The effort of the city of Miami to attract artists and cultural exhibitions have helped build a magnificent installation as part of the revitalization of the Downtown of Miami, which can be visited by residents and visitors....   [tags: Art, Arts, Ai Weiwei, Miami]

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Art As A Form Of Self Expression

- Art is a form of self-expression which allows us to explicate our inner-selves, imagination, and emotions through visual means. Art is crucial to every society because it provides the social, educational, and economic benefits that give the power to communicate, correlate with the rest of the world, understand history and establish cultural identities (5). Despite these critical aspects, art in today’s world is profoundly undermined. Art has proven to be vital to society, and should therefore be publicly supported by the government....   [tags: Art, The arts, Arts, Feminism]

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Is the Future of Art Digital?

- The basis of this essay is to address the question of the future of art, is it digital. There will be considerations into the development of technology, how it impacts art, how it affects society in terms of how people interact with the world and comparisons with the findings of renowned practitioners on the subject. Art itself consists of various techniques and mediums utilised by practitioners in a visual form to portray an event, idea or communicative purpose. In this contemporary era, art has diverged in to varied styles and movements, majority between the traditional arts and digital arts....   [tags: art tools and techniques]

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The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

- The Metropolitan Museum of Art Items displayed in museums hold historical significance and are representative of society’s culture. Preserving valuable collections for education and enjoyment is a primary role of museums. While fulfilling this role, the architecture of the museum is also an important factor. Historical buildings are converted into museums and architects must consider the use of the space and the museum’s purpose during their initial design. Other museums are built with a clear purpose in mind....   [tags: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Art museum, Museum]

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Loving Classical Art (Before It Was Cool)

- We all miss the old days, and this fact has no exceptions. This longing is the reason we throw 90’s parties. I for one wonder what happened to the music in last 20 years that brought us from perfect music like REM and Pearl Jam to some awkward noise like Justin Bieber. In fact, such confusion and admiration for the past that people experience these days resemble the feelings of the people and the artists in the 18th century, including artists like Jean-Marc Nattier who painted Terpsichore, the Muse of Music and Dance (1739), and Sir Joshua Reynolds who painted Lady Sarah Bunbury Sacrificing to the Graces (1765)....   [tags: Art Analysis ]

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How Design And Fine Art

- What has fascinated me is how design and fine art are no longer discrete areas. It seems that so much design has morphed into fine art and vice-versa; advertising can look like contemporary art and architecture can look like sculpture. Clearly barriers have been broken down in more than just social and cultural norms in our Postmodernism era. Ideological relativism has reached out into the creative spheres and none more so than in Installation art, the area my Advanced Higher is engaging. However, after visiting Phyllida Barlow’s installation in The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh I was aware that a different sensibility remains and there still seems to be a clear distinction between a “de...   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Aesthetics, Conceptual art]

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Emotional Release: Benefits of Art Therapy 

- Title Emotional Release: Benefits of Art Therapy A 6-year-old girl sits next to her therapist, with signs of anxiety upon her face. Pieces of paper, pencil and some markers are placed in front of the girl. She is hesitant to speak out, but these colors do help release some of the tension in the air. She begins to draw and paint, in a matter of fifteen minutes she finishes with a sequence of fourteen pictures: “A little girl pig is attacked by a man who wax her with a big stick and hits her in the face with a stone, although she has done nothing wrong to him....   [tags: Art Therapy]

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The World Of Art, All Things Are Possible

- “In the world of art, all things are possible.” -Kenji Bando We are defined by the impact we have on the world and the vision we leave behind for others. With art, I know that all things are possible, but to be a true artist is to understand what art is and how to communicate beauty, pain, struggle, laughter, and love to the world. I am pursing a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre, Performance and I believe this program will allow me to grow as an artist and a person. Throughout my childhood, my mother was a single parent with multiple jobs....   [tags: Film, Art, Aesthetics, Fine art]

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Art Is The Core Of Humans

- Art education is crucial. There is a reason our pre-school teachers have us draw, paint, color, etc. for projects as young children. Art is a creative outlet for many. When you break it down, our society thrives on art. From music to modern day architecture, our world is surrounded by art. Without art, we wouldn’t have fashion, museums, dance, theatre, elaborate buildings, paintings, etc. Our world would simply be dull. Society wouldn’t be the same. Honestly, I believe art is the core of humans....   [tags: Music, Art, Arts, The arts]

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The Day of the Dead's Beauty: Art

- Day of the Dead’s beauty It is hard to of the Day of the dead celebration without recalling all of the art that is linked with this holiday. Day of the dead art can take many form of folk art for instance: sugar skulls and other candies are hand-crafted with colorful designs, Masks, toys, puppets, paintings, papel picado adorn with beautiful scene, ofrendas are also considered art as they are arrange as artistically as possible, performances of theater and dance, colorful day of the dead decorations etc....   [tags: art, holiday, festivals]

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The Power of Art Therapy

- Art therapy allows feelings to be expressed through art. Like regular therapy, art therapy might not be for everyone. Art therapy uses both artistic and therapeutic techniques to provide clients with a way to express themselves through their work. Art therapy is used in many places and provides benefits for those who participate. It is important to implement art therapy into everyday life because it will allow one to find themselves. The first person to refer to therapeutic applications of art was Adrian Hill, in England, while being treated for tuberculosis....   [tags: Art Therapy Activities]

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The Art Lover by Robert Amos

- Gallery Exhibit and Review Early 20th century Canadian art has a fascinating and intertwining past, which is explored and discovered through guest curator Robert Amos’ exhibition Harold Mortimer- Lamb: The Art Lover at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV). The exhibit explores the life and activities of photographer, writer, painter, art patron, promoter and collector, Harold Mortimer-Lamb (Amos, Print, 2). He was a man of many parts in Canadian Art and this exhibit explores his influence by utilizing artworks and writings from Harold and Vera Mortimer-Lambs’ estate of over one hundred and ninety two pieces donated to the AGGV in 1978....   [tags: canadian art, gallery exhibit]

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The World Have Religion, Art And Culture

- In the world have religion, art and culture in different cultures around the world each that defines us on who we are and why we do it. Like in art there are people who are artists and like to inspire themselves so that they can create the most wonderful art they can. Most of the artists use their emotions when they create art so that they can a wonderful meaning to it in the picture. They also portray a message in their painting so it leaves the person thinking what is the painting trying to say....   [tags: Art, Arts, Modernism, Art critic]

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The Modernist Art Movement Of Alfred Stieglitz

- The Modernist art movement had tremendous historical influences of on the works of Alfred Stieglitz. The change from pictorialism to modernism began early in his career, the relationships he developed with like-minded artists inspired creativity and enabled Stieglitz to open the eyes of ordinary Americans to the incredible wealth of art being created during the early 20th Century. He gave exposure and opportunities to unknown artists and he made his passion for photography as an art form, in its own right, a reality....   [tags: Modernism, Modern art, Art, Cubism]

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The Importance of Art Education

- Art education is often underestimated by many who believe that school was created to teach only analytical concepts such as mathematics and literature. However, research has shown that art courses are important, even necessary for students in elementary, middle, and high schools. These art classes may include not only visual arts but performing arts such as dance, theatre and choir. Barbara Streisand said, “Art does not exist only to entertain, but also to challenge one to think, to provoke, even to disturb, in a constant search for the truth,” (Quotations)....   [tags: Education Budgets for Art Education]

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The Power of Art Therapy

- Introduction Many say that art is just a work of creativity. However, it is much more than that. Art can help people in many ways because it raises self-esteem, helps with mental disorders, and it can work as a very powerful therapy method. Art Therapy isn’t all about creativity. It can sometimes help more than actual face to face therapy. It tends to feel less intimidating. Does Art Help with Self-Consciousness. One issue many people, especially girls, struggle with is self-esteem....   [tags: Art Therapy Essays]

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The Art and Mechanics of Timelapse Photography

- Photography is a well-known and highly practiced hobby, profession, art, and a tool to be a part of nature (“What is Photography?”). Today, Photography is seen and used in many public viewing subjects like advertising, magazines, newspapers, business, promotions for companies and industries, billboards, movies, and architecture. Photography also acts as an outlet to connect people and the world through arts, histories, cultures, interests, and locations (Williams). Through photographs we preserve history and evoke the essence of places other people have not been to (Williams)....   [tags: art, hobby, profession]

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