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Art

Any visual, creative material. Examples of art include drawings, videos and computer graphics. Art may be bought and sold as an asset (indeed, famous art such as the Mona Lisa is worth many millions of dollars), but it is also used in marketing to help a product appeal to buyers.
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Morgan, an evangelical African American from Alabama who believed herself to have been called by God to preach the Gospel through a range of expressive practices, is the kind of artist often misrepresented by the discourse of outsider art that is the legacy of Jean Dubuffet's category art brut, a bundle of primitivist cliches that continues to celebrate social isolation and madness as markers of an ideal pole of unblemished artistic expression.
Webb's spotlight is on freedom of life-style and artistic expression, and his book offers a tasty survey of works in that spirit.
Artistic expression seemed to virtually explode, as though it had been pent up for all the preceding history of humanity, but there is one particular cave called Romito in Italy that draws our attention over the myriad others.
The history of the Jesuit missions is told as "a partnership or dialogue between peoples, and artistic expression made possible by the fusion of their traditions" (181), yet the Jesuits eventually became the object of criticism in every Catholic state: expelled from Portugal and its colonies in 1759, suppressed in France in 1764, recalled from all Spanish dominions in 1767, Clement IV dissolved the Order in 1773.
Furthermore, the authors relate the significance of rock art, which Mary Leaky called "Africa's greatest and least known art form," as evidence of early written and artistic expression from 12,000 year-old civilizations.
It's very exciting and energizing--ultimate artistic expression," he says.
But a similar message runs throughout virtually all thoughts on the matter, with artists almost univocally trumpeting Netbased disintermediation as a way of avoiding the suits who impinge on true genius and unfettered artistic expression.
Winter covers an impressive array of artistic expression (painting, cinema, literature, poetry, and the building of memorials), in England, France and Germany to illustrate the "vigorous mining" of "the host of images and conventions derived from eighteenth and nineteenth-century religious, romantic, or classical traditions.
The recognition of his connection to this continuum fuels Wilson's work, and thus there is no separation between who he is and his artistic expression.
This edition documents 137 recent challenges to artistic expression, noting that 73 percent were successful in having artwork restricted in some way.
This is an exhibit inspired by the legacy of the hippie era, during which often-drug-induced attempts at consciousness expansion became a mass social movement and impetus for widespread, often-rebellious artistic expression.
Regarding the December issue's article on spirituality: Asian and African dance openly acknowledge their spiritual foundations or purposes, while Western dance shies away from recognizing the spiritual elements of physical and artistic expression.