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    Art is like a weapon. It’s visually appealing creativity acts as a powerful form of ideological ammunition for discussing the pressing issues that society faces today. A simple image has the ability to embody people’s feelings and thoughts through not only aesthetic admiration but most importantly, to provoke deep questioning of our social and political landscape. The Feminist art movement that emerged in the late 1960s paved way for women to create liberating and inspiring messages to encourage change towards equality. Feminist art aimed to strived to change the world around them as used their art to influence societal attitudes and transform stereotypes. While the movement worked to act as catalysts for change, there are three artists who…

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    gender to this mix, it was of the upmost importance that viewers of the self-portraits could become particularly aware of the artist’s talent. By looking specifically at two self-portraits done by women in Europe during the 17th century (one from Northern Europe and the other from Italy), this paper will help discern what it took to become a successful woman artist during the Renaissance and what requirements a self-portrait done by a woman would need to fulfill. The two women artists and the…

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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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    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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    to the purpose of what the artist is trying to say. Art is one power tool that everyone has, but we use are art in a different way to paint are moods. The way I see art is I look at it at all angles to see what the artist is trying to say. The first art I viewed in the book on page 42 was a gold plated shopping cart by Sylvie Fleury. The first thought came to my mind was a wealthy person shopping for groceries. This artist made this piece out of 24 karat gold. This is…

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    and the idiom it belongs to is African Art. In the George Washington painting, the idea/purpose behind it, is symbolic of the first president’s military victories which is due to his status and power. Additionally, the rainbow in the background symbolizes the peace following after the storm of the revolution which is also a symbol of calm, joy, and celebration during this time period. George Washington’s painting is in the form of a portrait and the idiom it belongs to is American Art. In…

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    Painting is one of the forms of self-expression. Artists often use this media to show their opinion on social and cultural issues. In all Mark Ryden`s work there is a hint at something dark beneath the surface of mass culture. He creates dark paintings in which he combines images of cute children, cultural symbols and incomprehensible and alarming images. Ryden chooses themes that carry cultural connotations. He is interested in what different people and cultures consider sacred. His paintings…

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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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    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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