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    Throughout this course I have gained more of an appreciation for artwork and the artists that create them. I have also gained an appreciation for the people that try to define what art is in general or more specifically what makes good art. We have read great thinkers and their philosophies on this, and the fact that even people of such great intelligence can disagree on the subject proves how challenging it can be. By reading the opinions of these great thinkers, and by discussing their thought with our class, I feel I am in a much better place as to define what makes good art myself. I define art as anything created by someone that inspires another to appreciation. This is a very broad definition, but it is so on purpose. I think that just about any creation can be considered art, rather it be a commonly accepted as art such as a painting or something many people would not consider art such a a table. Just because many people may not recognize something like a table as art, I still think that if it inspires someone then it should be considered art. Although this definition is intentionally broad, it only covers what may call itself art, and does not suggest what makes a piece a good or great piece of art. For something to be considered a great work of art to me, it must meet several criteria: it has to be completed with skill, it must deeply affect its audience, it must reach and be found great by a large amount of people, and it must stand the test of time.…

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    What is it that distinguished and ordinary bag of rubbish from a major work of art that just looks like a bag of rubbish? Can anything be art- and if so,what makes it art? In response to the question and my knowledge question the thing that distinguishes ordinary bag of rubbish from major work of Art is “label”, expression, perception, interpretation, language and aesthetics through which we start to realize the beauty of art. No, anything can 't be art because something to be called art or…

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    Museum Paper After studying art and knowing that the field of Art is a very rich one. It is not as simple as most of people think. Art needs understanding and very strong feelings and talent to succeed in forging a piece that would be called a piece of Art. Art is like a science, it has elements and rules and those would affect the final outcome of any piece of work. Theses conclusion I came to understand, made my experience in the Dallas Museum unique and exceptional. However, the feeling of…

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    Just as a child cannot know goodness without a model of virtue, a child cannot know offense without an image of villainy. As enlightened animals, humans set out to reject natural tendencies and live without sin. In Steinbeck’s magnum opus, Cathy is a humanoid symbol for predestined immorality and devilish values. She is the embodiment of divine rejection and a representation of the seven cardinal sins: pride, greed, gluttony, sloth, envy, lust, and wrath (Catholic Church 1866). By committing the…

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    after. He was imprisoned for three years until 1943 (Scharf). Afterwards he works to free prisoners and escapees from imprisonment. In 1946 Cartier-Bresson begins his work as a professional photographer. He began by taking portraits of famous writers and artists (“Biography”). In 1947 he started a photography agency named “Magnum Photos” along with Robert Capa and a few other photographers. In 1948 Cartier-Bresson travels to India for three years in order to document the death of Gandhi…

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    1. Analyse Cartier-Bresson’s “West Berlin, West Germany” 1962, Gelatine Silver Print. 300 Words. a. Briefly discuss Cartier-Bresson’s historical background, influences and objectives. Henri cartier- bresson was born on the 22nd of august in 1908 in France and died august 3 2004. Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer whose humane, spontaneous photographs helped establish photojournalism as an art form. Cartier- bresson personal influences was his uncle Louis because henri and his uncle spent…

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    Creating Our Own Monsters Using aesthetically appealing vehicles, Dodge creates this advertisement to attract a younger and arguably more reckless crowd to the all new Dodge Hellcat. The commercial begins by playing the unmistakable opening beat to Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight”. The camera pans to a metropolis skyline fully lit up in the darkest of the night, but to be seemingly abandoned. You are shown empty interstates, parking garages, shipyards, and gravel roads, that continue…

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    passion film and photography. By the early 1930s, Cartier-Bresson was practically consumed by the art form, and made the decision to pursue photography as his career. After travelling the world chasing his dream and also working for the French military as a photographer, Cartier-Bresson, inspired by Robert Capa, changed his whole approach to photography. Leaving his surrealist thoughts behind, he became intrigued by photojournalism. As the demand for photojournalism increased, complications for…

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    The four roles that Mr. Holland played in the movie were being a father, a music teacher, a husband, and a musician. The role that he was most successful at was being a musician at the district. He was most successful at being a musician because he helped with a lot of things that had to do with music. Mr. Holland was successful at being a musician because he worked with other people that needed help with them playing their music or just practicing with that student. For example in the…

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    Hailey Scott Dr. Park ASL 1 Oct. 31, 2016 Mr. Holland’s Opus Mr. Holland’s Opus is a film directed by Stephen Herek, released in 1995. The film is an American drama about a family named the Hollands. Glenn, the father and husband to Iris Holland, is a professional musician and composer who has been very successful in the past. Now that time has past throughout his life he would like to spend more time with his wife and settle down. Mr. Holland also would like to able tot compose his own…

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