Contemporary R&B

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  • Neo Soul Music Essay

    Black music is always revolving and changing, creative musicians are always trying to add new elements to existing contents. In this research paper, we are going to look into the development of modern days neo-soul music in America, what makes this style of music fascinating to a lot of music lovers, artists that excels in this style of music and how it influenced musicians around the world. It is extremely difficult to separate R&B, hip-hop, jazz and neo-soul as these genres of music are closely tied together in history. In this research, focus will be heavily put on artist such as D’ Angelo, Questlove, Robert Glasper, Hiatus Kaiyote, etc. Music itself has no limit or boundaries, names were given to categorize different sounds, to target audiences of different race/social status and to help fostering music business along the years. According to Mark Nero, a professional journalist and music critic, the category “neo-soul” has been around in the late-1990s, essentially describing soul music with hip-hop elements. Artists that represents the genre are Raphael Saadiq and D’ Angelo.…

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  • Mithun B. Ambedkar: A True Ser Of Humanity

    AIM IMS Application (Annexure – 1) DR. BHIMRAO RAMJI AMBEDKAR – A PEACEFUL WARRIOR OF HUMANITY - Dr. Mithun G Kherde, (BDS, MPH) - Introduction Born on 14th April 1891 at Mhow (MP), to Ramji and Bhimbai in Mahar caste which was considered to be untouchable, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is today well known to the world as an intellectual revolutionary, who became the ultimate ray of hope for the depressed and discriminated human beings in India. He was the greatest son born to India. A True “Bharat Ratna”,…

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  • On Being Serious In The Art World Analysis

    (Erpentine Galleries). Yiadom-Boakye’s provocative approach of story-telling makes her a rising art star in the contemporary art field. At the same time, as the curator of Yiadom-Boakye’s very first solo exhibition, Naomi Beckwith showed her remarkable ability to spot new rising artist. As Lawrence Alloway writes in the article “The Great Curatorial Dim-Out,” some of the pressures a curator would encounter are “taste expectations emanating from the trustees and director” (224), and “taste…

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  • Your Body A Battleground, By Barbara Kruger: An Analysis

    people. Postmodernism help started the feminist art movement giving women freedom of expression through art and those who were not able to express themselves in the past. Postmodernism began creating new media genres such as deconstructuralism, Eco-art, mimicry etc to create a statement through humor (Zurbrugg, 1993). I’ve definitely been inspired by contemporary historical works. It has affected me positively by making me consider current events and try working with a whole range of mixed…

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  • Interactive Art Museum Space Analysis

    CARITA MARSILI 'S WORK SUBMITTED ON SEPTEMBER 30 2016 TO PAPERRATER.COM NOT PLAGARISM Adams, Marianna, Moreno Cynthia, Polk Molly, and Buck Lisa. “The Dilemma of Interactive Art Museum Spaces.” Art Education 56.5 (2003): 42-52. Web. Accessed 26 September 2016. This paper analyzes the conversion of contemporary interactive art through its intentions to influence youth culture with creative play, but ultimately sacrifices the deeper excruciation of art and its representations. The author…

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  • Is Art A Fluidity?

    For around 5 years now, my father an I have been saving money in order to finance a 3-month long road trip across the country. Beginning in June, we will be visiting as many states and I will be attending as many company auditions as I possibly can. I have researched companies that hold open auditions and specifically in the summer. My list is constantly growing. Some companies I plan to audition for include: Koresh Dance Company, JChen Project, Repertory Dance Theatre, Contemporary Dance…

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  • Kierkegaard's Prophetic Analysis Of The Present Age

    Kierkegaard uses the parable of the jewel, to illustrate the difference in thought in the passionate and reflective ages. In the following essay, I will explore the difference between the two ages to gain a deeper understanding of Kierkegaard’s sentiments behind the example, before explaining the parable and showing how his prophetic analysis is truer than ever. Kierkegaard begins the The Present Age by stating that the present age is “one of understanding and reflection, without passion,…

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  • Power Of Now Essay

    The Power of Now Name Institution Course Date The Power of Now “The Power of Now” is a book by Eckhart Tolle. The book majorly talks about how living in the present (now) is the true meaning of life. It provides people with the real happiness they require in their lives. The main subjects of the book include spirituality and psychology. Tolle uses his knowledge to write to us about how every person needs a guide in their lives so that they may live up to their expectations. In spirituality,…

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  • Paul's View Of Salvation

    which is characterized by “weakness.” We are “no longer” what we once were, but we are “not yet” what we shall be. The tyranny of the Flesh as a power is ended, and we may enjoy the sanctifying presence of the Holy Spirit; but the weakness of our flesh – our humanity lingers. While in the present time God sustains us in our suffering by the power of the Holy Spirit to be his holy people, we still experience the temptation of the flesh. As we live into the eschatological reality of the already…

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  • Dance As Art Essay

    Many in the field of dance would consider contemporary dance as art, as there are little to no set rules and could often be set in places like art galleries, instead of theatres, changing the audience type completely. Many of these dance pieces would contain little movement, making it more or less something pretty to look at. Along with contemporary dance, acrobatic styles could also be considered art. When both of these styles are combined this qualifies dance as art. This is because a…

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