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Modern Art And Modern Culture

- Abstract Painting and design are significant parts of art, although both belong to different categories, they have close relation. In such aspects as creation concept, techniques, painting and design have interaction and serve each other. Not simply refers to a variety of art and modern art genre, it is a reflection of a complex social ideological trend, profoundly affected the western social ideology, but also affect other areas. Modern art provides a rich and more formal language for graphic design, promoted the expression of graphic design and the formation of new style, as well as provides a rich nutrition for modern design....   [tags: Cubism, Collage, Modern art, Georges Braque]

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Factors That Have Influenced The Modern Art Movement

- Viollet-le-Duc became a very important figure and through his designs and theories iron became associated with the reform of the decorative arts and his influence can probably be most clearly seen in some of the architecture of the Art Nouveau movement. The main principles Viollet bestowed on the Art Nouveau movement were the spatial organization of the building according to function rather than rules of symmetry and proportion, the importance of materials as a generator for form and also the concept of an organic form.12 These ideals of form following function are not only important to the Art Nouveau movement but also to the Modern Movement as well, demonstrated in the work of Le...   [tags: Modern Art]

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Modern Art: An Art of Expression and Freedom

- I. Introduction Wherever man lives there is art, because art is anything made or done by man that affects or moves us so that we feel and see beauty. Man uses his imagination to invent a unique beauty. The artist's feelings and inspiration affects on how he will express his art. Through the major development of technologies and social changes that have taken place in the 19th century, Modern art flourished during this period and caused a lot movements of modern art to form, some of these famous movement are cubism, abstract expressionism, pop art, and surreal art....   [tags: Modern Art Artists Dance Theatre Essays]

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Impressionist effects on Modern Art

- Impressionist painting remains a significantly attractive period in the history of modern art and deemed by many as the top appreciated by the public. …Sequence of exhibitions, plentiful literary texts and record gross sales yield more of an indication of today's extraordinary resonance of pieces by Impressionist painters, a number of which are imprinted on our creative conscience In their time, Impressionist pieces appeared to be so shockingly modern, that it took their coevals more than thirty years to admit them....   [tags: art]

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Euthanasi A Modern Art Of Dying

- Death is an event that everyone is certain will happen,but unsure of the circumstances surrounding it. Humans are under the assumption that death is far away,yet there is no way of possibly knowing the outcome,however for some terminally ill patients they do know their time is running out. Some people and many cases of terminal illness case, the pain and suffering they endure can become to much and they opt for euthanasia. Euthanasia should be legalized in all fifty states of the United States of America....   [tags: Euthanasia, Death, Medical ethics, Medical law]

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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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Graffiti an Art or Not

- Art surrounds our plant from cost to cost, and it changes our views on the world. Although it seems we still can not distinguish art from mockery, it forces us to look at the ugly side of a modern art that is vulgar. Graffiti a term that comes from the Italian word that means to scratch known as graffio (“Graffiti.” Issues and Controversies). Street art as some call it has become very popular among want to be artist;however, there is one problem it's illegal. The law should not put up with this type art because it destructive to the public....   [tags: art, mockery, modern art, vulgar]

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The Modern Civilization in Contemporary Installation Art

- The history of art has been around before written language. In the ancient time, people drew images of hunting and pregnant women because food and reproduction were the most crucial factors to survive during these periods. However, in this postmodern time period, many contemporary installation artists use sculptural materials and other mixed media to transform the way a particular space is practiced. Objects used in contemporary art have a range from each day of our life or natural materials to new media such as installation, performance, video or sound....   [tags: Art]

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Alfred Stieglitz 's Influence On Modern Art

- A crucial pioneer in the development of modern art in America, Alfred Stieglitz’ s significances credited him not only as one of major Pictorialist photographers, also a modernist photographer. He was born in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1864, the year just before the end of the American Civil War. In 1881, Stieglitz family moved back to Germany with a desireable expectation on Stieglitz. While he studied engineering in Berlin, he realized that the subject did not strike his interest. However, he was exposed to photography for the first time, and gradually, spent an amount of time learning with a professional photochemist Hermann Vogel....   [tags: Photography, Art, Soft focus, Visual arts]

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The Influence Of Medieval Art On Modern Art

- Emotional, expressive, detailed, incredible, and magnificent: these are just a few words that help capture what is medieval art. The artists behind these pieces of artwork helped to shape culture, as well as creating vivid visual depictions of Bible stories, portraits, and landscapes. Some of the most famous pieces of artwork come from the medieval period, especially the Renaissance. Artists were widely popular at this time, so artwork was spreading everywhere and changing history. Imagine how different today’s culture would be without famous paintings such as Michelangelo’s mural on the ceiling of the Sistine chapel, da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and the Last Supper....   [tags: Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, Raphael, Florence]

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Modern Art

- What is the first thing you think of when modern art is mentioned. Random paints splotched on a blank canvas. While this is a perfect example of modern art, there is more to it than just random paintings: the artist has a goal. Unfortunately, a stereotype has been linked to modern art that there really is no art involved. I was a skeptic myself until we began learning about it during class, and when I experienced by first piece of modern art that really moved me: "Bucolic Landscaping," created by Heinrich Campendonk....   [tags: Contrasts, Interpretation]

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Post-Modern Art and Obscenity

- I am an artist. That is not a disclaimer or a boast; it is a statement of position. I believe in the undeniable importance of art and the futility of censorship. I also believe that art is one of the best indicators of the mood of a culture. Scholars, doctors, therapists, and lawyers can attempt to explain us to ourselves, but their testimony, while useful, will almost always be dry and lacking in emotional depth. I am proud to write in defense of a group that predates and outlasts all other professional analysts of the human condition-creators of art....   [tags: Art Religion Papers]

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Modern Art

- This paper references the following works: Olympia. Edouard Manet. 1863. Oil on canvas. H. 130; W. 190 cm. Paris, Musée d'Orsay Self Portrait. Rembrandt. 1660. Oil on canvas. 31.61 x 26.5 cm. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Self Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gaugin. Vincent van Gogh. 1888. Oil on canvas. 60.5 x 49.4 cm. Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Pieta. Anabale Carricci. 1600. Oil on canvas. 149 x 156 cm. Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy. Woman with Dead Child. Kathe Kollowitz....   [tags: Manet, Rembrandt, Gaugin]

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Modern Art

- Piet Mondrian and Jackson Pollock are both regarded as being major influences within the movement of modern art. During the peak of their careers their artwork took on very different styles. Mondrian was born in 1872, he was a Dutch artist, is famously known for his precise, systematic style of painting. He is renowned for the grid-based paintings that he produced in the early 1920’s during his time in Paris (wilder, 2007 p.318). Jackson Pollocks work was erratic and spontaneous, this is particularly noticeable in the late 1940’s when he produced an array of works using a drip painting technique (ref)....   [tags: Comparative, Mondrian, Pollock]

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Influence Of Art On African Art

- Art is defined as works created by artists, including, but not limited to paintings, sculptures, etc., that are created to be beautiful or to express important ideas or feelings (Merriam Webster). As the late 1800’s and early 1900’s began to set in, African art started its migration from the land of its origin, into the settings of European and American art galleries and exhibits. Modern artists were drawn to African sculpture because of its sophisticated approach to the abstraction of the human figure....   [tags: Cubism, Pablo Picasso, Museum of Modern Art]

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Modern Art in Relation to Graphic Design

- History of Design How Modern Art in relation to Graphic Design I/ Introduction: Art has been developed over thousand years. Between Art and Design, there are so many differences and similar to each other. In the following paragraphs, I am going to explain the relationship between Modern Art and Graphic Design with some Art moments and examples. a) What is Modern Art. Modern Art refers to the arts that created in the period time in 1860s to 1970s. Modern Art was created with no purpose; every single art had been created with its own style and traditional on specifically time (Esaak, 2014)....   [tags: techniques, influence, image]

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The Market Performance For Impressionists And Modern Art

- Nowadays, the role of art is changing. Art is no longer just appreciated for aesthetic values or expression of ideas, but it is also viewed as an investment. Moreover, auction house, as it appears to people from outside, is not as simple as it looks, however has its own strategies of marketing important pieces and breaking records for having most expensive sales. Taking Pablo Picasso’s piece, Femme Assise, as an example, this essay will aim to explore the ways its presented and marketed by the auction house as well as evaluate the market performance for Impressionists and Modern art in general by looking at sales for last 15 years and factors that affect the market value and investment poten...   [tags: Cubism, Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon]

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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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Cubism And Its Influence On Modern Art

- In the early 20th century, there was an influential art movement called cubism and predicted in the same century happened primitivism movement especially in Africa art. Pablo Ruiz y Picasso and Georges Barque was the founder of cubism and bring progress to modern art. Cubism widely used in various kinds of art produced in Paris, especially in paintings. Basically cubism is an art that has standpoint of a person or an object that are combined into one work. It was named cubism because the works of art that have been produced are in the form of cubic, curves, triangle, etc....   [tags: Cubism, Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon]

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Art And Art Of Art

- Art is a very important part of humanity’s history, and it can be found anywhere from the walls of caves to the halls of museums. The artists that created these works of art were influenced by a multitude of factors including personal issues, politics, and other art movements. Frida Kahlo and Vincent van Gogh, two wildly popular artists, have left behind artwork, that to this day, influences and fascinates people around the world. Their painting styles and personal lives are vastly different, but both artists managed to capture the emotions that they were feeling and used them to create artwork....   [tags: Vincent van Gogh, Museum of Modern Art]

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The European Fine Art Fair

- ‘Visitor figures and sales this year testify to the strength of TEFAF 2015. Since the inception of the fair over a quarter of a century ago the market has changed and so has the fair. TEFAF will continue to evolve to meet the challenges of an ever-changing global landscape. (Release, 2015)’ Willem van Roijen, Chairman of the Executive Committee, reflecting on the most recent annual European fine Art fair in 2015. Long running ‘The European Fine Art Fair’ (TEFAF) has evolved into what could be considered as one the most important fine art fair of its kind, and of its time....   [tags: Art, Pablo Picasso, Contemporary art, Modern art]

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Vladimir Tatlin and Naum Gabo Modern Art

- This paper will explore Vladimir Tatlin and Naum Gabo differences on the role of the Avant-Garde artists and how their beliefs influence the kind of work they produced. A pioneer of Russian design Vladimir Tatlin is a representative of Russian Realism. He left home when he was fifteen and served on the shipboard. When he became a painter, he often represented sailors in his pictures Art and culture in Russia after Revolution was a tool for creating industrially aesthetical reality. Tatlin’s project The Monument to the Third International (1920) one that so much can be considered an architectural work as a sculptural piece, it constituted by a spiral of iron that is expanded diagonally and en...   [tags: compare, contrast, art]

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Why People don’t Understand Contemporary Art?

- When I was reviewing the Witches and Wicked Bodies exhibition, I came across a review online which expressed the opinion that the quality of the artworks decreased with the display of the 20th century works. It is not clear whether the author disliked only those particular works or modern art in general, but opinions like this, scolding the contemporary and praising the art of the past centuries are extremely common. It is easier to review works of artists like Durer or Waterhouse because the visual language is simpler: the witch ugly or beautiful has a physical form of a human and that form is rendered accurately....   [tags: art world, modern art, contemporary art]

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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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The Museum of Modern Art

- On December 7, 2013, the MOMA museum exhibited The Mystery of the ordinary (1926-1938), famous art works of Rene Magritte. Magritte, Belgium’s only surrealist painter describes his works as “de-familiarizing the familiar”, taking everyday situations and tweaking them with a contrasting object. As soon as you step into the exhibit there is a 59 1/4" x 6’ 4 7/8" (150.4 x 195.2 cm) painting on a canvas. In oil paint, Magritte expresses what looks like a violent murder, as a naked dead woman disturbing the interior peace of a room....   [tags: Rene Magritte exhibit]

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Art : The Art Of Art

- A few days ago I came across a post on a social media site of a friend of mine standing next to the “Hanging Neon” piece in the Dallas Art Museum. A comment under the picture said “I don’t see how you can call that art,” and it got me to thinking, what exactly defines art. Throughout my life, I have been influenced by art and all that is accompanied with it. I used to sit in my cousin 's lap as he would draw an automobile or a portrait; I remember being completely engrossed in the way his hand moved across the paper....   [tags: Modernism, Modern art, Theo van Doesburg, De Stijl]

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Moviemaking is a Modern Day Art

- Moviemaking is a modern day art that can inspire individuals. Making movies and creating music videos are ways to express a persons feelings and it can expand their imagination and creativity. It expresses one’s feelings about a particular subject. The purpose of movie making is to entertain, to amuse, to excite, and to intrigue the viewers that are watching. Movie production ranges from awesome, million- dollar, widescreen Hollywood epics to a parent recording a child’s birthday with just a regular home video camera....   [tags: hollywood, creating music and videos]

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Modern Day And Old Age Art

- Reflecting back on my childhood days, I remember that people used to say that in a kid 's life, art was very important; given that I was a young child, the representation of art for me came inside the boxes of crayons, coloring books, and paint brushes accompanied by a piece of paper that gave freedom to my imagination, and fed my desire to be creative. It wasn 't until very late in my life, however, that I realized that art was so much more than just a combination of colors, shapes, themes, or symbols; I came to understand, that both modern day and old age art have the ability to illustrate certain sociological issues such as racism, and how through it, it is possible to see how certain soc...   [tags: African American, United States, Lil Wayne, Art]

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The Work Of Michelangelo 's Art

- French sculptor Auguste Rodin was born in Paris in 1840. Rodin is considered the forerunner of modern sculpting; however, he was trained in traditional art styles, and never set out to become a prominent modern sculptor. There has been much debate on the modernism of Rodin’s art. While painting was becoming a more modern art, sculpting was lagging behind; however, Rodin was one of the only sculptors who was considered to be intriguing. In 1875, Rodin traveled to Italy in order to examine closely the work of Michelangelo....   [tags: Sculpture, Auguste Rodin, Modern art, Cubism]

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Modern Art of Glass Bottles

- Did you hear about the two little boys who found themselves in a modern art gallery by mistake. "Quick," said one, "Run. Before they say we did it!" Although this may be a hilarious slap your knee joke, I believe this depicts how society feels about modern art. As a popular saying goes “’Modern art’ is produced by incompetents, sold by charlatans, and bought by ignoramuses!” Why such the skepticism towards current art. Why do art historians and renowned scholars set new art aside in favor of a Monet or Rembrandt....   [tags: Artwork]

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Dadaism and Conceptual Art: Marcel Duchamp

- In this essay I will analyze and evaluate how Duchamp’s exhibition of readymade objects changed the status and value of artistic authorship. Readymade is a term devised by Marcel Duchamp in 1915 to label manufactured objects remote from their practical setting and raised to the prestige of art by the action of an artist’s choice and label. Marcel Duchamp was a French-American painter and sculptor. His work is linked with Dadaism and conceptual art, a movement that examined suppositions of what art must be, and in what way it should be arranged....   [tags: ready-made art, modern-day-art]

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New York City : The Center Of The Art World

- With no fewer than 12 fairs on view, New York City was definitely the center of the art world from March 2 to 7 for what has been nicknamed Armory Week. This year Armory Week sees the two perennial pillars – the Armory Show and the ADAA Art Show – revamping their programs a little, while some emerging and experimental art fairs, such as Spring/Break Art Show and Clio Art Fair, also join the fray. In this comparison report, I will compare the Armory Show with the ADAA Art Fair side by side because they are more compatible in some ways, and then I will talk about how SPRING/BREAK Art Show is distinguished with the former two....   [tags: Art, Arts, Modern art, Armory Show]

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Modern Art and Its Relation to Graphic Design

- Introduction Modern art and Contemporary art are often thought be of the same meaning but it is not true. Modern art pertains to a period of art making that ran from approximately 1890 - 1960. Modernism included movements such as Surrealism, Fauvism, Expressionism, Pop Art Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Dada, Cubism and many other art movements that fit in and around these main movements. (clear) Contemporary Art is used to describe recently made artworks. Meaning to say, works made in the last 10 - 20 years....   [tags: deco, france, movement]

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Renaissance and Modern Art

- During my second time visiting the museum, I looked at paintings from the 15th and 19th centuries. Two of the art works that I choose is “The Story of Joseph” from the Renaissance period and “The Marketplace” from the modern art period. Both of these paintings were from different time periods but they were also very similar in content and style. The first pieces that I choose were from the Renaissance period. It is titled “The Story of Joseph” by Biagio d’ Antonio. The card states that it is Italian, Florentine, active by 1472....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Francisco Goya : Father of Modern Art

- One of the greatest artists in the history of art, Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes had his own and very peculiar life story that affected the way in which he viewed society in the different stages of his life. He became the pioneer of many new artistic tendencies that came about in the 19th century and his work extended over a period of 60 years in which he was both very acclaimed, and badly criticized. Francisco Goya, artist whose different paintings, drawings, and engravings reflected contemporary historical upheavals, influenced many important painters in the centuries that have followed....   [tags: Art Artist Painter Essays]

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Why Is Experiencing Art Rather Than Looking At It?

- What is the significance of experiencing art rather than simply looking at it. In my opinion, it’s obtaining a personal effect from the artwork itself, such as a feeling, emotion, or reaction, however, you only can figure out its primary purpose by viewing it. The importance of experiencing art is allowing the artwork to have an impact upon you, so you can be able to encounter the uniqueness of the artist’s work. It is important to experience art rather than looking at it because there are many artists with different purposes and views, so by gaining observations of their artwork you are discovering the different meanings between all the paintings that you observed....   [tags: Art, Modern art, Arts, Contemporary art]

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Modern Street Art vs. Graffiti

- ... Wong had been working at Pearl Paint and had befriended some young graffiti artists at the time. He collected their drawings, paintings and sketchbooks. Later on, Wong founded the Museum of American Graffiti in the East Village, but this museum was short lived. In 1994, Wong, who was suffering from AIDS, donated the goods to the Museum of the City of New York and later returned to his hometown San Francisco, where he died in 1999. As time passed, graffiti became the symbol of poverty and crime in a neighborhood....   [tags: Bansky vs King Robo]

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Art and Modern Technology

- ... The art is taken out of the focalised institutional context and is permitted to promulgate itself freely without any curatorial or mediated restrictions. Not so much in support of Groys stance on the matter, but rather in opposition of the idea that the internet holds some kind of ‘capacity’ that allows the artist an unbridled sense of licence and power over what happens to their work and how it is mediated in the world wide web territory, digital artist Hugh MacLeod highlights a very important clause that seems to be overlooked in all the excitement of the internet’s ‘freedom of expression’ facilities....   [tags: digitalization, painting, sculpure, print]

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Lillian Schwartz and Tracey Moffat - Modern Technology and Modern Art

- Lillian Schwartz and Tracey Moffat - Modern Technology and Modern Art Many modern artists use high technology equipment in their works. Whereas traditionally artists used a pencil or brush to make beautiful works of art, artists in the early twenty-first century are now using sound, video or computer generated images. Digital art developed from simple patterns and shapes made using computer programs to finished works of art which can look as realistic as a watercolour or oil painting. Modern art exhibitions often include more videos and installations than traditional painting or drawings....   [tags: Art Artists Computers]

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Review Of Modern and Contemporary Art

- Expressionism Movement Jackson Pollock developed his unique style of ‘action painting’ during the 1940s - 1950s and belonged to a group of artists soon to be known as the abstract expressionists (Smith 2010). Pollock and his colleagues rejected representational art as being too unemotional for the times. This was a time that brought the end of World War II along with the invention and explosion of the atom bomb. The abstract expressionists broke with the conventional art of the time and through new methods of expressing themselves were able to bring prominence in the art world to America and placed New York in the position of being a leader in the avant-garde (Smith 2010)....   [tags: Expressionism Movement, Baroque, Romanticism]

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The History of Modern Women and Body Art

- The History of Modern Women and Body Art I chose to do this field report on body art because I, personally, find the topic very complex and interesting. It is for this reason that I decided to narrow the scope of my field research. I am focusing this report on the trends and evolution in body art as relating to modern women. When I say modern women I am referring to the women from about the 18th century to the current day. I chose to focus on women imparticular because of the strong societal pressure that is specifically place upon them to fulfill a certain role and aesthetically look a particular way....   [tags: Art Tattoos Arts Essays Females]

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The Extent to Which World War I Influenced the Dada Artistic Movement

- The Extent to which World War 1 Influenced the Dada artistic Movement A. Scope of Investigation The investigation will evaluate to what extent did World War 1 influence the artists of the Dada movement. The investigation will look at primary sources by artists themselves, as well as secondary sources that may evaluate the artists and comment on any influences to the creation of Dadaism and the motives of artists. To be able to determine the extent to which World War 1 influenced the artists of the Dada movement, multiple influences will be looked at and examined to gage the appropriate influence....   [tags: modern art movements]

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The Lack of Known Women Artists in Pre-Modern Art

- Did gender really have something to do with the fact that we do not know many past female artists. Sadly the answer is yes. It couldn’t have been because women were afraid to go outside the gender norm, which has been proven in years past that, that is not the case. One thing I noticed during my research is that every woman I discovered had some sort of male counterpart that her work could be compared to or at least they came from some artistic backgrounds such as a father who was an artist. If you weren’t related to an artist as a woman you would have no luck in the art industry....   [tags: gender inequality]

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Modern Sculpture Americanoom

- The Artistic High: Selfish Salvation Escape. It’s worth any given amount of time, money, and sacrifice. A haven; a distraction from the ordinary; an oasis of idylls. But from what exactly. A high instructs for a quick perceptual blur; an interrelated pleasure of detachment, obeyed by a climatic crash, which adds further weight to a reality somehow less livable. The trip is understood; it creates room for addiction; an insatiable thirst for an ironically cleansed state, reminiscent of an oblivious feeling associated with childhood innocence....   [tags: Modern Art Artwork]

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The Modern Mentality Regarding the View of Art

- Just a moment ago, as I walked through the shelves of a library and saw the books lined up neatly in their place, a question arose; what were these books in regard to their place in the world. With their rows of letters and series of words, what could they represent. How do people see these bounded pieces of paper. In a very general sense, they represent a type of art. "Art", as defined by the New Oxford American Dictionary, is "the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination ....   [tags: modernization, books, multitask]

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Tha Influence of Egyptian Art on Modern World

- Tha Influence of Egyptian Art on Modern World Egyptian art has journeyed through the centuries as one of the most influential phenomenons in human civilization. From the Greeks to the Romans to the people of today, Egyptians and their beautiful representations in art and architecture have proven a legacy in the creations of certain landmarks, statues, and even advertisements. The Greeks derived many of their statues from Egyptian sculptures, such as the Kouros 600 B.C. The Roman emperor Augustus in expressing his rulership also drew from Egyptian sculpture when he had himself depicted as a statue of Menkaure (an ancient Egyptian king) with all the Egyptian trimmings of robe, crown, and pos...   [tags: Egyptian Art Artistic Edypt Essays]

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The Mono Ha Movements Principles

- WE CAN MAKE ANOTHER FUTURE Japanese Art After 1989 Akira Tatehata once stated “Mono-ha artists often remarked that the sensual immediacy of their materials made them ‘feel numb’, gave them ‘chills’ or ‘palpitations’” (2002 232). This invocation of incredible emotion makes itself present in the works of 42 Japanese artists in the ‘We can make another future: Japanese art after 1989’ exhibition held at the Gallery of Modern Art. The Mono-ha movements principles, despite its completion in the late 1970s (Ufan, 2001 243), are still recognised in artists such as Shigeo Toya, who according to Turner “explored the spirit or essence of matter on many complex levels” (2005 403) which is reflected in...   [tags: Art, Modern art, Japanese art, Anti-art]

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Marina Ć : The Artist

- 67 year-old performance artist Marina Abramović once said, “I don’t have this kind of feeling in real life, but in performance I have this enormous love, this heart that literally hurts me with how much I love them." In the early 1970s, in order to reduce the distance between the artist and the audience, she began using her own body as a medium. She has cut herself, run into walls, jumped into fire, and knocked herself unconscious in the name of her art; and, from March to April of 2010, she invited audience members at the Museum of Modern Art to silently sit across from her as long as they wanted....   [tags: Art, Modern art, Chair, Sitting]

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The Art World : A Mirror Of Modern Paris

- were able to buy property and country homes—sowing the seeds for the landscape that Monet would amble down in his studio-boat, trying to capture the ways the light kissed the riverfront. The Canvas as a Mirror of Modern Paris Noting the changes in Parisian society, the art world was changing as well. For the eighteenth and much of the nineteenth centuries, the Academie des Beaux-Arts and The Salon, both state sponsored institutions, governed the art society. From brushstrokes to subject matter, the only way an artist could create a name for themselves, bring in steady commissions, and live comfortably was by receiving recognition from The Salon and The Academy....   [tags: Impressionism, Claude Monet, Édouard Manet]

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Medieval Art in a Modern World

- Medieval Art in a Modern World When I was looking at different works of art from the Middle Ages in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (medieval wing), one in particular caught my attention. Entitled “Plaque with the Crucifixion and the Stabbing of Hades,” this piece embodies life and death, triumph and defeat, divinity and humanity. Carved in ivory, this plaque, depicting the Passion of Christ with an allusion to Hades (god of the underworld), is from the mid-tenth century, or Middle Byzantine era, and was made in Constantinople....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Great Depression : An Era For Economic Growth

- Through the years of the 1930s and 1940s, it a time booming for artists. During the great depression was a not an era for economic growth. In fact it was one of the longest and deepest economic downturn in the history of the Western Industrialized world. This was the time after the stock market crash in 1929, which sent Wall Street into panic and cleaned out investors. However, during the 11 years of the great depression from 1933 to 1943, the federal tax dollars allowed artists, musicians, actors, and creative minds alike....   [tags: Abstract expressionism, Modern art, Modernism]

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Analysis Of Van Gogh 's ' I Am Nature '

- 1. Van Gogh is an artist who starts with a perception of Nature. But Pollock says, “I am Nature.” He is a conceptual artist. What “Nature” are the two artist painting in their art. What are the different “landscapes” that they are painting. What is the different Nature that they are expressing in their art. The nature that these two artist are painting in their art is not an actual physical concept of being in nature. In terms of the artist Van Gogh who actually painted images of Nature, he painted what he saw and the way it makes him feel....   [tags: Abstract expressionism, Modern art]

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Go to War, Do Art: Classical Realism Depicts Modern War Moments

- “When a Marine or wounded warrior sees that an artist cares for them enough to sit down and talk with the person, find out about them and sketch them, that shows in the drawing,” said Staff Sergeant Kristopher Battles, United States Marine Corps, when interviewed about his influence as a combat artist (Official Devil Dog War Art). As a combat artist, Battles aimed to realistically portray all of war: from the active, intense moments, to the quiet moments of waiting and monotony between the adrenaline....   [tags: Sgt. Kristopher Battles, combat art]

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Interpreting Modern History: Revival of the Appreciation of Art

- Modern history was the abandonment of European confinement. I understand modern history as being the revival of the appreciation of art, ideas, and moral values known as the Renaissance. During and before this time period, the majority of the European population was deeply embedded and blinded by the church. It is my understanding that Modern history is comprised of a sequence of events. It was not limited to specific dates, it was a continuous cycle of religious and political strives for power, establishment, and scientific discovery....   [tags: renaissance, reformation, age of exploration]

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Distortion of the Female Image

- The modernist period is characterized by society’s attempt to break traditional norms through forms of art. An issue evident during the modernist period, and even still today, is the denigration of the female image. While women thrive to prove their potential, they continue to be portrayed as powerless. As a patriarchal society, this norm fails to be altered and continues to be present. Although there was an increase in women’s literacy at the time, some did not believe in the idea of gender equality....   [tags: Modern Art, Society, Powerlessness]

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Graffiti and Their Biggest Star

- Graffiti are something that I have always found interesting and mysterious. Who is the artist. What message was he trying to get across. Where is he now. Why did he paint the things he did. This interest and wonder led me to choose graffiti as my research topic. I have always wanted to know more about this more modern art form, and about one of the most well known graffiti artists: Banksy. I knew this would be a great opportunity to learn more about something I find fascinating, and it is a topic I would enjoy researching....   [tags: modern street art]

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The Arts Of Visual Arts

- Because this is the best opportunity to do my absolute two favorite things on earth at the same time : to see new artworks and to create new things. I know I want to work in the art field since I was a child, growing up I would purchase this Chinese art magazine called Vision, there were two issues from the magazine that specifically intrigued me: 1) There are professionals called graphic designer, which I would love to be one in the future, 2) an article about the high line park and the concept of making art public....   [tags: Art, Modern art, Arts, Visual arts]

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Artistic comparison

- While it's apparent that artists of the modern age owe much to the artists in the Renaissance, there are many differences between the two. There are some similarities however much of what the artist is expressing, and how they present their concepts are entirely different. Renaissance art appears to be more of a historic record, and heavily influenced by reason and mathematics. Modern art on the other hand tends to convey ideas, and emotions, leaving interpretation to the viewer, instead of being straight forward....   [tags: Renaissance Art, Modern Art]

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The Beauty of Art, Music and Literature in Modern Education

- The Beauty of Art, Music and Literature in Modern Education Art is the beauty of everyday life. Music is what makes us smile. Literature can keep us up all night. So why is it, that there are so much criticism of these three wonders, in education today. In today's society, literature is what is used regularly. In every subject, in science and in language, literature is used in varieties of writing, both in fiction and prose. We write in every subject, although it is not always the same genre. It can be a biography or thesis in a subject....   [tags: expanding the learning experience]

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The Modern Popularity of Sun-Tzu’s The Art of War

- There is a common belief that a theory no longer fits the situation if another theory has overtaken that theory. However, the core values of theories do not become irrelevant since they remain part of the human history. Following this argument, Ancient Chinese Warfare theorist texts, particularly that of Sun-Tzu, are very popular until this day. This is because of their high impact on warfare since they give advice on how to solve conflicts. According to historians, Sun-Tzu’s The Art of War is the oldest and the most famous military expositions in the world....   [tags: enemy, strategies, theory]

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The Journey Of Transcendence

- The Journey of Transcendence There are several museums that exist for different purposes, whether they are to entertain the public by exhibiting modern art work pieces or to maintain historical events memorable for today’s society. Museums can reflect societal values and background and are also accessible to everyone without the exclusion of any gender, religion or race. I have had the opportunity to visit two museums in particular, one being the Museum of Contemporary Art and the other being the Japanese American National Museum, they are both located in the city of Los Angeles....   [tags: Modern art, Contemporary art, History of painting]

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`` Rite Of Spring `` And Picasso 's Les Demoiselles D ' Avignon

- Before the turn of the 20th century, art and music have gone through radical evolutions to express the environment, politics, and beliefs of both the artist and the composer. After the rediscovering of creating art and music in the Renasassiance Period, each individual try to reinterpret and recreate work of arts from their prospective point of views. In the Impressionism era, art and music once again makes a radical evolution for others to view and listen. Among these individuals, Russian composer Igor Stravinsky and Spanish artist Pablo Picasso would make such changes that even longtime fans of their works would find them both shocking and offensive during their time....   [tags: Pablo Picasso, Cubism, Museum of Modern Art]

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Henry Moore : An Avant Gardist And A Surrealist

- In some instances we can review a selected group of artists all of which interpret humanity and set views and philosophy’s of existentialism. In other ways these particular set of artists sought out to project ideas of the human within artistic practice, whether it be through emotive language or aesthetically through form. A particular artist whose intention was to seek out the human form in an affirmative way was Henry Moore. Moore was an avant-gardist and very much like a humanist and a surrealist and would positively express how we understand ourselves through his work and what motivates us, for example Grey Tube Shelter (1940), in which he’d take on the role of observer within the underg...   [tags: Art, Modern art, Conceptual art, Fluxus]

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?: Modern Adaptation of Homer's Odyssey

- The film O Brother, Where Art Thou. is a reinterpretation of the epic poem The Odyssey. The Coen brothers, writers and directors of the film, did not over analyze their representation. “It just sort of occurred to us after we’d gotten into it somewhat that it was a story about someone going home, and sort of episodic in nature, and it kind of evolved into that,” says Joel Coen in Blood Siblings, “It’s very loosely and very sort of unseriously based on The Odyssey” (Woods 32). O Brother, Where Art Thou....   [tags: films, movies]

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Hiroshim Panels By Iri Maruki And Toshiko Akamatsu

- Hiroshima Poster Formal Analysis (Assignment one) Notation “Hiroshima: Panels by Iri Maruki and Toshiko Akamatsu” Is a poster which was designed in 1957, by Wim Crouwel for the Stedelijk Museum in the Netherlands. The poster was for a museum exhibition on specific works of art related to the Hiroshima bombing in 1945. Being a museum exhibition poster, it would have been mass produced for many locations and environments, so it would have used offset printing in A3 or A2 sizes. Perception The poster uses a portrait format, which is common for posters intended to inform as it is a more natural reading orientation....   [tags: Typography, Graphic design, Design, Modern art]

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Thoroughly Post-Modern: Defining My Practice of Photography by Defining an Art Movement

- Thoroughly Post-Modern: Defining My Practice by Defining an Art Movement As a young artist, recognising and being aware of your own photographic practice is extremely important; it allows you to understand the ways in which your work fits into the wider context of Art and the way in which your work functions to mean. I have been studying and practicing photography since I was sixteen years old, but it wasn’t until my university study commenced that my practice began to mature and evolve, and I began to feel more like an artist than I have ever felt....   [tags: photography, post modernism]

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I Will Fund My Exhibit Through Donations And Sales

- I will fund my exhibit through donations and sales. I would reach out to the community, explain my exhibit and ask for donations, but I would primarily generate revenue through selling items related to the exhibit like prints of the works being shown, creative posters, key chains, t-shirts and other mementos. Additionally, I would have bake sales and fairs and other activities of a similar nature. I would keep my exhibit local. Tucson may not be huge, but it is home to a diverse group of people with different thoughts, feeling, and opinions, and Tucson is a community that celebrates those differences and wants to use them to bring people closer together through celebrations such as the many...   [tags: Vincent van Gogh, Museum of Modern Art]

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Jackson Pollack And The Starry Night

- Jackson Pollack and Vincent van Gogh are some of most famous artist before and after their time. Each artist has a similar and different painting methods that they use when painting pictures. There most well-known paintings are called “Number 1” and “The Starry Night”. The paintings give off emotion by how they look, but each one is painted in different ways. The public did not find their paintings wanting when they were made. The difference was how long it took for them to get recognized for their work....   [tags: Vincent van Gogh, Museum of Modern Art]

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Enlightenment and Implicitness: Devine and Gender Images

- Enlightenment and Implicitness: Devine and Gender Images I question what shapes our cultural gender identities in the modern society. How do historical facts and belief systems shaped my identity as a woman of color in contemporary United States. In order to discover this complicated context, first I needed to seek answers from Japanese history and social allusion. How were my gender images, beliefs, and ideology resulted to desire lifestyle in America instead of my motherland, Japan. … In the beginning, there were disturbance and fear I faced disturbance and fear towards my gender identity through body mapping at the beginning of the quarter....   [tags: Modern Society, Culture, Sculptures, Art]

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Graduation Speech : An Essential Tool For An Institution Of Panic

- Every fall high school seniors around the globe are in a state of panic. Of course you are no stranger to this process, you have dealt with this stress firsthand. What process is being described you may ask. The process of applying to college. Each year seniors scramble to submit applications, transcripts, and letters of recommendations to the schools of their choice. These documents are essential for nearly all students who want to advance to an institution of higher learning, but for many the paper trail does not end there....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Modern portfolio theory]

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The Art of War

- Two and a half millennia ago lived Sun Tzu, possibly the greatest military mind in the history of the world. Sun Tzu was a Chinese philosopher, but that in no way means that his method of thought is applicable only in the East. Twenty-five hundred years after writing, Sun Tzu’s book, The Art of War remains the most important treatise ever written on military strategy. But is it. Can Sun Tzu’s tactics still be applied to modern military operations, when warfare has changed so much since. At time of writing, Chinese forces were still using weapons like the Qiang (spear) and Ji (halberd)....   [tags: Modern, History, Methodology]

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The Phoenix Art Museum: The Impact of Art

- As an avid supporter of the arts, immediately I was drawn to the Phoenix Art Museum as my choice for a building of cultural interest in Arizona. However, my main reason for choosing this location is that it has introduced me to new ideas, concepts, and works of art, which in turn have sparked creativity and imagination within me. For instance, upon stepping inside this sleek and modern building, one is met with a massive round light display in the lobby, which is both intriguing and beautiful to look at....   [tags: Art]

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Influence of Design Trends in Modern Design

- “An art movement is a tendency or style in art with a specific common philosophy or goal, followed by a group of artists during a restricted period of time, or, at least, with the heyday of the movement defined within usually a number of years.” This essay outlines and defines three specifically chosen design trends that have been most influential in today’s modern designs. First of all the use of art movements in society are extremely under acknowledged and recognised. "Design is like gravity - the force that holds it all together." - E A Whitney The subject of ‘art movement’ is not to be mistaken for as diminutive with similar to shallow value, but quite the opposite as it can and has...   [tags: Art Movement, History]

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Modern Like Me: The Casa Malaparte

- Modern Like Me When analyzing a form of art it is important to understand the context in which it was created, as well as the creator. This is especially true when anazlying the Casa Malaparte, designed by Curzio Malaparte. Curzio referred to the Casa Malaparte as “a house like me,” and wanted it to be a house-as-manifesto for modern architecture. Casa Malaparte emanates a sense of modernity with many architectural elements from the see through fire place, to the white curvilinear bris soleil on its rooftop terrace....   [tags: The Mediterranean, European Art]

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Art : Art And Art

- For a long time, a career in the arts has always lingered in the back of my head as a sort of rebellious and risky idea. However, I’ve always tried to suppress this desire from all the criticism from articles, family and friends regarding art related careers. Living in such a metropolitan city like London influenced me to become interested in culture, the visual and performing arts at a young age. The diversity and multicultural atmosphere of the city made it a vibrant and exciting place to grow up in....   [tags: Art, Music, History of painting]

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Sun Tzu’s The Art of War and John Kotter’s Leading Change

- Business is a vital component of our modern world along with its continuous growth. In Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, he not only talks about ancient Chinese military tactics, but also how cohesion and strategy play integral roles in accelerating growth as a whole. Tzu’s literary work, which has been translated countless times, urges the development and vision of a sound strategy. Culture is often considered a focal point in the corporate world. Having a strategy that covers that idea of culture can facilitate in achieving its goals....   [tags: business, modern world, growth]

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Outward Expression : The Impact Of Modern Photography

- Outward expression: The impact of modern photography With roughly 576 mega pixels the human eye is more than capable of captivating this magnificent world (Clarkvision). Thousands of billions of precious moments seen by every human. Continually occurring wanted or not, "Images like those in ‘Precious Time’ are difficult for anyone to look at, yet we need to know that this, too. ” (Documentary Photography). The ability to record of every single instant is unfortunately virtually impossible and has always been a problem....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, The Real World, Media]

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The Art of War, by Sun Tzu

- Two and a half millennia ago lived Sun Tzu, possibly the greatest military mind in the history of the world. Sun Tzu was a Chinese philosopher, but that in no way means that his method of thought is applicable only in the East. Twenty-five hundred years after writing, Sun Tzu’s book, The Art of War remains the most important treatise ever written on military strategy. Is it though. Can Sun Tzu’s tactics still be applied to modern military operations, when warfare has changed so much since. At time of writing, Chinese forces were still using weapons like the Qiang (spear) and Ji (halberd)....   [tags: Modern War, Philosophy]

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The World Of Art And The Art World

- Introduction Throughout history, women around the world have struggled to obtain equal political, social, and economic standing with men. Consequently, this struggle has carried over into the art world and fields of aesthetics. Fifty-one percent of today’s visual artists are women, yet only 28% of museum solo exhibitions in eight selected museums featured female artists. The art community has a diversity problem, and it is highly important that feminist aesthetics are acknowledged and implemented under the general umbrella of aesthetics....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Fine art, Gender]

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Street Art And Graffiti Art

- The majority of people if asked, would not be able make any distinction between street art and graffiti art. Though in reality they are actually quite different; Graffiti writing and street art are often confused with one another. They both display their work out in the open instead of in a gallery. Though, graffiti artists display their work publicly, they are really only concerned with relating to other graffiti artists; rather than the general public. On the other hand, street artists just want to catch the attention of the general public by making a statement with their art....   [tags: Street art, Graffiti, Art, Banksy]

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