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FUNCTIONS OF ART

FUNCTIONS OF ART

FUNCTIONS OF ART

PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS OF ART

Arts serve functional operation of space (eg. planning)

 Arts serve functional operation of space (eg. planning)  Art is for decorative purposes 

Art is for decorative purposes

Art may enhance/ help emphasize attributes of physical objects

SOCIAL FUNCTIONS OF ART

Art tells us what societies are like

Celebration if positive

Criticism if negative

Art educates the people about their culture, history, worldviews, etc.

the people about their culture, history, worldviews, etc.  Arts bring people to collectively change, correct,

Arts bring people to collectively change, correct, or improve upon the human condition

MAN AND ARTS

Man creates art.Thus his work is an expression of who he is. His values and beliefs are formed by the society (social, economic, political, cultural, geographic, scientific, and technological environment) to which he belongs.

(social, economic, political, cultural, geographic, scientific, and technological environment) to which he belongs.

PERSONAL FUNCTIONS OF ART

Art expresses man’s sleeping passion and repressed obsession

Art affords man moments of emotional relaxation and spiritual happiness

Art educates man's senses

Art gives man awareness of other ways of thinking, feeling and imagining

Art production could be a source of income

Art gives man awareness of other ways of thinking, feeling and imagining  Art production could
According to http://xpatnation.com/11-paintings-that-changed-the-world/ PAINTINGS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

According to

http://xpatnation.com/11-paintings-that-changed-the-world/

PAINTINGS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

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Pablo Picasso, Guernica , 1937

Pablo Picasso, Guernica, 1937

Raphael, The School of Athens, 1509—11
Raphael, The School of Athens, 1509—11
Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe , 1962
Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe , 1962

Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, 1962

Jackson Pollock, Lavender Mist, 1950
Jackson Pollock, Lavender Mist, 1950
Michelangelo, The Last Judgment, 1536-41
Michelangelo, The Last Judgment, 1536-41
Titian, Venus of Urbino, 1538
Titian, Venus of Urbino, 1538

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Leonardo da Vinci The Mona Lisa , 1503-06

Leonardo da Vinci The Mona Lisa, 1503-06

Leonardo da Vinci The Mona Lisa , 1503-06
Diego Velazquez, Las Meninas , 1656

Diego Velazquez, Las Meninas, 1656

Diego Velazquez, Las Meninas , 1656
Vincent Van Gogh, The Starry Night , 1889

Vincent Van Gogh, The Starry Night, 1889

Vincent Van Gogh, The Starry Night , 1889
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio The Calling of St. Matthew , 1599-1600

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio The Calling of St. Matthew, 1599-1600

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio The Calling of St. Matthew , 1599-1600
Edvard Munch, The Scream , 1893

Edvard Munch, The Scream, 1893

Edvard Munch, The Scream , 1893

ARTS AND SOCIETY

Artists endowed with high degree of sensitivity towards his environment become social critics or moralists by analyzing and commenting on the virtues and views of their society.

his environment become social critics or moralists by analyzing and commenting on the virtues and views

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ARTS AND SOCIETY

Art has the possibility of making society better:

if art can reach the public

if people appreciate the value of the art

the public • if people appreciate the value of the art • if people change their

if people change their behavior to improve the society

---NOTHING FOLLOWS---

---NOTHING FOLLOWS---

“The awareness that comes from art will only lead to a better society if the people take action based on the ideas they discover in art. Actually, art can encourage understanding or expose misunderstandings”.

action based on the ideas they discover in art. Actually, art can encourage understanding or expose