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    because of the connection to the woman’s sexualized body. Since Barbara Kruger is a conceptual postmodern artists, the concept/idea behind her artwork is more important that her finished art objects (“Conceptual”). The main idea and overall meaning for this work was to address the issue of the continued feminist struggle, connecting the physical body of female viewers to the contemporary conditions that involve the feminist protest (“Barbara”). If I could express what I think about this artwork is about in one sentence, I would say “This artwork is about: Giving the viewer a metaphorical view of the fight for sexual rights for women”. Evidence inside the artwork the supports my interpretation is the actual phrase on the photograph “Your body is a battleground” which is physically being represented on the artwork with large, white, bold font. Evidence outside the artwork is a direct quote from Barbara Kruger “Most productive tools of analysis are originating in feminist literary-critical studies” (Kruger 13). Important criteria that I think is most appropriate for judging the artwork includes, the use of elements/principles of design, the overall meaning of the piece, and lastly, how the artwork grabs the viewer’s attention. In terms of the elements of design, there is a vast variety shown inside this specific art piece that relates to this criterion. Since, this is a conceptual postmodern artwork, it definitely has an overall significant meaning behind it. And the use…

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    Language Of Art

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    from society’s standards and restraints in order to be individually successful. Throughout my life, I have seen the difficulties an artist must endure in order to be successful in the typical sense. However, I have also learned that success can come in many different forms and can be attained through many different methods. This work you are reading is a different type of art for me. It is the art of wisdom I have obtained throughout my life and now have the opportunity to share with a new…

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    Symbolism In Art

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    us to connect with the past. Artists present society with a plethora of viewpoints and subjects to think about and every artist has a different style. Art can be a variety of things from sculpture to painting to photography, but at what extent does art become offensive? One of the most controversial religious pieces within the art world is Andres Serrano’s, “Piss Christ," a photograph that displays a cross submerged in the artist's own urine. When first displayed in 1987 at the Stux Gallery in…

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    It is a fact that artists create, whether through written mediums, visual arts, or music, based on their experiences in life. An artist is someone making a commitment to submit their self to society, exposing themselves and being vulnerable by merging their creative energy into things of beauty and meaning, writers present a part of themselves that only they can waken into being. Within the process of creating art, an individual takes inspiration from all that they are surrounded with and a big…

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    Research Paper On Antsy

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    fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art." (Dreishpoon, 2013). A platform that allows creativity and commerce to co-exist and for art to be business and vice versa is Etsy. Etsy was created in 2005 and has over forty million members which include more than one million sellers that sell handmade or vintage items (Krugh, 2014). While Etsy is a growing platform that provides artists with a creativity outlet and an opportunity to…

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    Famous pop artist Andy Warhol once said, “I’m afraid that if you look at a thing long enough it loses all its meaning.” On the contrary, art still can convey a clear meaning no matter how many times it is experienced. The time period from the mid-20th century to now especially has spawned a plethora of meaningful visual art. Concepts like consumerism in the 50s to 60s, the Vietnam War in the 70s, and graffiti from the 80s to now all contain art that connects to the past through presenting the…

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    Essay On Art Elasticity

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    The Elasticity between an Artist and his Art An artist is his work, and thus uses the medium to express emotion and their state of being. Art is an expression of the will and feelings of the artist and thusly are subconsciously intertwined to form a beautiful blend of the material and immaterial. The argument can be made that an artist can represent himself one way through his art and contrast drastically in the real world. I firmly believe that an artist does not have to represent his true…

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    Shirin Neshat Identity

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    Identity is made up of who people are and characteristics that define them. Overtime, artists express the concept of identity through portraits, self-portraits, photography, videography and many more medias. The concept of identity is popular with many artists as it allows them to write their own story through art and to express whom they truly are and to not be trapped into whom society thinks they are. Identity is the way we perceive and express ourselves. Circumstances and factors that an…

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    Multimedia Artists Career

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    After leaving high school, finding the right career is the next step in the plan of life. When choosing a career, one should tailor it to their personality and interests. Being the creative person that I am, the careers that suit me best are multimedia artist and art teacher. Multimedia artist tend to have an easier lifestyle than most other workers do. On average, multimedia artists make more than the average worker does: Multimedia artists earned average annual salaries of $68,060,…

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    Unit 3 Art Review Essay

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    Exploring three art reviews helped construct a better understanding of the fundamental aspects that are important to persuasive arguments. All of the reviews are of work from the past year all from the Portland area. Each author cited previous art movements and artists to enhance their stance on the work of the new artist. This gives more artistic credit to the new artists work since it follows historical traditions yet finds new perspectives. The descriptive language about the physical nature…

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