Essays Tagged: "artistic expression"

Imitation; Truthful or Deceptive? The concept of art to Plato and Aristotle

tate, the process of imitation, and the inherent strengths and weaknesses of imitation as a form of artistic expression may lead to understanding how these conflicting views of art could develop from ... ntradictions in Plato?s argument. It?s ironic, first off, that most of his works were written quite artistically. He used the power of imitation of real conversation in his dialogues to convey truth. ...

(7 pages) 227 1 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Finely v. the National Endowment for the Arts: One Battle in America's War over the Arts

ngress in 1990. On the surface this judgment is a settlement against public funding of the arts and artistic expression in the United States, and by simply up holding the status quo appears to be one ... Act. Passed in 1990, it effectively required that the National Endowment for the Arts ensure that, "artistic excellence and artistic merit are the criteria by which [grant] applications are judged." A ...

(7 pages) 85 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Is art purely based on taste and culture?

t's expression to the critics. However, is art solely based on taste and culture, that the artist's artistic expression and the critics' opinions on art can by no means be affected by other factors?Fi ...

(3 pages) 108 2 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The contemporary art of Arab women

res that stimulate aesthetic forms celebrating life and mourning destruction.Exploring Ancient RootsArtistic expression has been part of the human condition at all times and in all places. As with lan ... conventions of Euroamerican culture, the arts have become disassociated from the stream of life as artistic creation has increasingly become the function of the specialist. In our definition of art w ...

(22 pages) 211 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Definition of Art

Main Entry: art formFunction: noun1 : A recognized form (as a symphony) or medium (as sculpture) of artistic expression2 : An unconventional form or medium in which impulses regarded as artistic may b ... on medium for an art of sound, but also one that has its own particular qualities that are ripe for artistic enquiry ARTArt made by people who ha ...

(2 pages) 104 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Richard Wright - A Hungry Black Boy

the novel his emotional and mental malnutrition is especially evident as he hungers for literature, artistic expression, and engagement in social and political issues. As a result of his many hungers, ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Escape from Oppression - An essay which uses two literarty works to explore the theme of women's oppression from a feminist perspective (using feminist criticism)

es representing freedom and fearlessness, but in reality is trapped and powerless. Only through her artistic expression is she able to find a temporary release from her entrapment. In "Trifles", Minni ... ler 144) Tradionally in Western Civilization, men were considered more spiritual, intellectual, and artistic. Women's art was dismissed as inferior and unworthy of respect. The teachings of the philos ...

(5 pages) 119 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of the Plot

tion very lightly and treated it as just another chapter of his life. He sees the death as being an artistic expression, which I think is absurd. "And besides, my dear old Basil, if you really want to ... really want to console me, teach me rather to forget what has happened, or to see it from a proper artistic point of view." (pg 124, Dorian Gray) Basil was sort of taken a back from what Dorian had s ...

(3 pages) 33 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Notes on Minoan Society During the Bronze Age

nd through the Bronze Age. In the daily lives of ordinary people and in their religious beliefs and artistic expression. Great technological progress was made during this time, marked in particular by ...

(15 pages) 81 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

BUG, Inc - legal protection

rtyIntellectual property law is conventionally categorized according to subject matter: inventions, artistic expression, secrets, semiconductor designs, and so on. Intellectual property law regulates ...

(4 pages) 371 0 3.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A very good summary of seagul

in the play. Medvedenko compares Treplev and Nina's love, which he predicts will soon be unified by artistic expression to the unconnected relationship between himself and Masha. He does not know Mash ... ted by her peers: the writers, actors and other artists who comprise the Russian intelligentsia and artistic elite. He wants respect based on his own work, not because he is the son of a famous actres ...

(36 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Censorship of the arts.

t arts funding, that if the government wishes to fund a constitutionally protected activity such as artistic expression, it must do so as indiscriminately as possibly. Otherwise, it illegally relegate ... ants are awarded on a selective basis to artists or organizations whose projects are deemed to have artistic merit. The decisions about artistic merit is made by a series of expert panels whose staff ...

(4 pages) 67 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

The History of Photography.

tography is a technological invention that has become the most universal means of communication and artistic expression that the world has known. It overcomes the differences of language. It can be sp ... e are in creating and maintaining cameras, and film and developing (exploring photography15-20).The artistic part of photography quickly developed into motion pictures. A motion picture was a film wit ...

(6 pages) 99 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

"What will continue to make Yeats' poetry worthy of critical study?"

hemes and ideas, which will continue to make his poetry worthy of critical study. His excellence in artistic expression enables him to intertwine his own ideals and philosophies with contextual issues ... nature of an aged lady, overlaying the poem in a depressive, passive overtone. Yeats' excellence in artistic expression creates a powerful and moving sense in the poem. This poem is directed at a youn ...

(8 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Cubism influencing modernism

mpt to link cubism and futurism to modernist art.Cubism began as an intellectual revolt against the artistic expression of previous eras. In this they were trying to break through the traditional imit ... the Bauhaus is by no means straight forward. The changes in directorship and amongst the teachers, artistic influence from far and wide, in combination with the political situation in which the Bauha ...

(11 pages) 98 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

WW 1 In Poetry

s no longer imagined the heroic glory of their sons in war. The result of this was an outpouring of artistic expression that broke all the rules of style at the time. This form of art, known as cubism ... the same object simultaneously, and by fragmenting the form of depicted objects. One of the leading artistic minds in this revolution was Guillaume Apollinaire. Although the most famous examples of cu ...

(2 pages) 253 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Art Analysis Of Mola's The Vision Of St. Bruno

ll known for his moving landscapes and baroque style. Baroque paintings have the characteristics of artistic expression that is marked generally by use of complex forms, bold ornamentation, and the ju ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Paleolithic And Neolithic Ages

em on cave walls. It is these images that we find so amazing today, and consider them rare items of artistic expression.The Neolithic people created a modern society. They took what the Paleolithic pe ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Grafitti The Art Of Vandalism

ne in public places. While some may see it as vandalism, it should be recognized as a valid type of artistic expression. Its history is hard to trace back due to fact that documentation on the topic i ... d not go unrecognized. Hugo Martinez, sociology major at City College took notice of the legitimate artistic potential of this generation. Martinez went on to found United Graffiti Artists. UGA select ...

(10 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Chaucer 2

Chaucer played a major role in establishing the English language as a medium capable of the utmost artistic expression (Williams 4).Chaucer wrote in a style which appealed to his audience. Often call ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry