Fine Art Photography

Month: September 2012

Fine Art Photography

Definition of Fine Art Photography By D.C. Winston, eHow Contributor Fine art photography is difficult to define, primarily because artistic value is very much in the eye of the beholder. It can be best described as photography purely for the sake of expressing the photographer’s own vision and feelings. It can also be defined by what it is not. It is not like commercial photography, in that it is not produced to sell a product or promote an image. It is not journalistic in nature where a photograph is taken to capture or tell a visual story that coincides with

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Fine ART

fine art Noun: Creative art, esp. visual art, whose products are to be appreciated primarily or solely for their imaginative, aesthetic, or intellectua… An activity requiring great skill or accomplishment: “the fine art of persuasion”. More info »Wikipedia – Dictionary.com – Answers.com – Merriam-Webster fine art  (fn) n. 1. a. Art produced or intended primarily for beauty rather than utility. b. Any of the art forms, such as sculpture, painting, or music, used to create such art. Often used in the plural. 2. Something requiring highly developed techniques and skills: the fine art of teaching. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in

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The ART of Grammar

The Idea of Progress and the Art of Grammar: Charisius Ars Grammatica 1.15 D. M. (Dirk Marie) Schenkeveld From: American Journal of PhilologyVolume 119, Number 3 (Whole Number 475), Fall 1998pp. 443-459 | 10.1353/ajp.1998.0040 In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: American Journal of Philology 119.3 (1998) 443-459  I In studies on the history of the concept of progress many passages have been cited from Greek and Roman texts on the progress of mankind, culture and/or the arts, but no attention has ever been given to a passage which, thanks to Flavius Sosipater Charisius (ca. 360),

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Performance ART

Education Art History Search Art History Artists Styles Works of Art Share Print Free Art History Newsletter!Sign Up Discuss in my forum Performance Art – Art History 101 Basics 1960s-Present By Shelley Esaak, About.com Guide See More About: performance art modern art movements contemporary art movements art history 101 Ads Online Masters in Art Ed.Online Masters for K-12 Art Educators – Free Brochure!ArtEducation.BU.edu Build Your Artist WebsiteComplete solution to create and maintain your own art websitewww.FolioLink.com Jasper JohnsGagosian Gallery specializes in the works of Jasper Johnswww.gagosian.com Art History Ads Performance Art Art History College Online Art for Sale Art History Courses Art History

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Performing Arts

performing arts pl n the arts that are primarily performed before an audience, such as dance and drama Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003 ThesaurusLegend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms Noun 1. performing arts – arts or skills that require public performance musical performance – the act of performing music dancing, terpsichore, dance, saltation – taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music acting, performing, playacting, playing – the performance of a part or role in a drama arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts – studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); “the college of arts and sciences”

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The Art of Dialectic Logic

Definition: The practice of arriving at a conclusion by the exchange of logical arguments, usually in the form of questions and answers. Adjective:dialectic or dialectical. See also: Elenchus Socratic Dialogue Argument Debate Dissoi Logoi Logic New Rhetoric Preparing an Argument: Explore Both Sides of an Issue Proposition Rhetoric Sophistry Etymology: From the Greek, “speech, conversation” Examples and Observations: Dialectic in Ancient Greece“Sophists employed the method of dialectic (Greek: dialektike) in their teaching, or inventing arguments for and against a proposition. This approach taught students to argue either side of a case.”(James A. Herrick, The History and Theory of Rhetoric. Allyn and Bacon, 2001) “Zeno the Stoic suggests that

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"The Art" of "Rhetoric" Aristotle

Aristotle’s Rhetoric First published Thu May 2, 2002; substantive revision Mon Feb 1, 2010 Aristotle’s Rhetoric has had an enormous influence on the development of the art of rhetoric. Not only authors writing in the peripatetic tradition, but also the famous Roman teachers of rhetoric, such as Cicero and Quintilian, frequently used elements stemming from the Aristotelian doctrine. Nevertheless, these authors were interested neither in an authentic interpretation of the Aristotelian works nor in the philosophical sources and backgrounds of the vocabulary that Aristotle had introduced to rhetorical theory. Thus, for two millennia the interpretation of Aristotelian rhetoric has become a matter

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Visual ART

What Is Visual Art? By Shelley Esaak, About.com Guide See More About: art history faqs art definitions art history homework Question: What Is Visual Art? Answer: The visual arts are those creations we can look at, such as a drawing or a painting. Here is a partial list: drawing painting sculpture architecture photography film printmaking And the decorative arts of ceramics furniture and interior design jewelry making metal crafting wood working Any one of these disciplines is a type of visual art. This is the simple explanation. You can stop reading right here, confident that you know what thevisual arts are. Or you can keep reading

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Sex Worker Violence

by Khartini Slamah and Sam Winter and Kemal Ordek December 16, 2010 – 6:50pm (Print)  123 19    14 273 This article is part of a series published by RH Reality Check in partnership with the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) to commemorate the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, December 17th, 2010. It is excerpted from Research For Sex Work 12, published 17 December 2010 by the NSWP, an organization that upholds the voice of sex workers globally and connects regional networks advocating for the rights of female, male, and transgender sex workers. Download the full journal, with eight more articles about sex

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Confessions: Heart to Heart

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