As evidenced by the title, the subject is Napoleon, and the content is Ingres’s representation of Napoleon as “Emperor-God beyond time and space”. Similarly to extreme formalism, philosophers typically reject extreme intentionalism, because art may have multiple ambiguous meanings and authorial intent may be unknowable and thus irrelevant. Its restrictive interpretation is “socially unhealthy, philosophically unreal, and politically unwise”. The nature of art and related concepts, such as creativity and interpretation, are explored in a branch of philosophy known as aesthetics. The resulting artworks are studied in the professional fields of art criticism and the history of art.
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The truth is that people have recognized how powerful art can be. Art has played an important role in helping fight against intolerance of different cultures, racism, and other forms of unjust societal segregation. During his life, Tolstoy was known to write based on his life experiences, such as his most famous work, “War and Peace” that used much of his experience during the Crimean War. Choose to upload some of your best art works first, add a title, specify any details and information if you want, and publish it at your own pace, whenever you decide.
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The 58th edition of this storied exhibition features more than 100 Art Newsists from around the world and traces the geopolitical footprint of the United States since 1945. Somewhat in relation to the above, the word art is also used to apply judgments of value, as in such expressions as “that meal was a work of art” , or “the art of deception” . It is this use of the word as a measure of high quality and high value that gives the term its flavor of subjectivity. At the simplest level, a way to determine whether the impact of the object on the senses meets the criteria to be considered art is whether it is perceived to be attractive or repulsive. Though perception is always colored by experience, and is necessarily subjective, it is commonly understood that what is not somehow aesthetically satisfying cannot be art. However, “good” art is not always or even regularly aesthetically appealing to a majority of viewers.