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Is Art the most persausive tool in all of mankind

  1. Castlepaloma profile image22
    Castlepalomaposted 15 months ago

    I know no other more influential or more persausive tool in the history of mankind than Art. Visual arts artifact have been use to record dates and event throughtout mankind history. Art can tell a story of cultures, countries and Religions where lanuages can not express as well or as deep.

    1. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
      Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago in reply to this

      I agree, art is a visual record/artifact of history.

      I also agree:
      < "Art can tell a story of cultures, countries and Religions where lanuages can not express as well or as deep.">

      But, there is even more to Art, if you ask me.
      Some people don't get it at all ... some people go overboard.
      One almost can't talk about what makes Art (works) so fascinating.

      But we can try.
      Should the the process or the outcome be valued more.
      Usually the outcome.

      I say, No. The process.
      We are short-changed as we gaze at the finished product of a painting, sculpture or graphic production without knowing how it was accomplished or what thoughts were behind it.

      TWISI

  2. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
    Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago

    @CP
    At what point do you think art is used or becomes a "tool"?
    In the intention?
    or the in the use?

  3. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
    Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago

    Also, why are there more male artists than female?

    And is it true to this very day? or not?

    ("Berthe Morisot's (January 14, 1841 – March 2, 1895) work sold comparatively well. She achieved the two highest prices at a Hôtel Drouot auction in 1875, the Interior (Young Woman with Mirror) sold for 480 francs, and her pastel On the Lawn sold for 320 francs. Her works averaged 250 francs, the best relative prices at the auction.

    Morisot became the highest priced female artist in February 2013, when After Lunch (1881), a portrait of a young redhead in a straw hat and purple dress, sold for $10.9 million at a Christie's auction, roughly three times its high estimate, exceeding the $10.7 million for a sculpture by Louise Bourgeois in 2012."  yikes!) Wikipedia

    http://www.artbook.com/9781900828376.html

    1. Castlepaloma profile image22
      Castlepalomaposted 15 months ago in reply to this

      From what I can gather,

      Art, Religion, Science, and everything we have ever achieved in the history of mankind all became from our imagination. It's like the closest thing to being Godlike, there is.

      When I call Religion a culture, it also can be used or misused as a tool for a man's purpose or an end result. Art has been a longest living tool of imagination ever and most common thread throughout all groups.

      One example of a performing art was GW Bush parades, bonders, flying flags and clapping after 9/11 hit. He went from the lowest public polls for an USA President to the highest in polls for a President ever.

      1. Castlepaloma profile image22
        Castlepalomaposted 15 months ago in reply to this

        Women pay is changing fast, maybe not fast enough for some.

        I for one think equal pay, for equal work.
        I hired and trained one women to win the world Sandsculpture Championship twice. Although she beat me twice, she has 3 more championship to go to beat me over all.
        Mooohhaaa

        1. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
          Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago in reply to this

          ~ what ever happened to the giant snow man project?

        2. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
          Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago in reply to this
          1. Castlepaloma profile image22
            Castlepalomaposted 15 months ago in reply to this

            I wrote a lot of hubs and most of the hubs had pictures of my sand or snowsculpture with my work on them.

            1. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
              Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago in reply to this

              Very cool. I used to make sculptures of mermaids on the beach
              to entertain my friends.  Very fun.

        3. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
          Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago in reply to this

          What kind of money are we talking about for winning sand-sculpture contests?

          1. Castlepaloma profile image22
            Castlepalomaposted 15 months ago in reply to this

            About $15,000 max in a contest.

            Up to $150,000 on the worlds largest sandsculpture weighting 70,000 tons.

            1. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
              Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago in reply to this

              ~ what types of images?
              Where are these contests held?
              How do I practice?
              What do you wear, if on the beach?
              links?

              1. Castlepaloma profile image22
                Castlepalomaposted 15 months ago in reply to this

                There is hundreds of sandsculpture contest around the world, just google for some in your area. Maybe some books at the library or online on how to get started. Out of the 1000s of people I've hired, i would look for the ones with most desire. The people wanting to make big money from it were the least worthy.

                1. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
                  Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago in reply to this

                  So you only hire those who say, "Oh, thats okay, you don't need to pay me a thing. I want to sculpt sand for the sheer exhilaration of it all!"~? lol

                  What skills would one need to get "hired" by you?
                  (besides not being a S.A. or a Republican)

                  1. Castlepaloma profile image22
                    Castlepalomaposted 15 months ago in reply to this

                    I would look for world class sculptors in wood, stone, ice, and etc....to hire or they would find me. Other sculptors hired would be class B some get paid, some don't. When it came to film, museum  and custom work, would hire people smarter than me in those area. Some projects got so big and crazy would of hired almost anybody. Sometime it's like  an Alice in wonderland  trip.

  4. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
    Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago

    Also, I would say, Art is a way to reveal beauty and the ideal of human existence. Sometime the ideal is shown through satire as with Goya and Picasso.

    Goya
    https://www.google.com/search?q=Etching … Wkzujhc%3D

    Picasso
    https://www.google.com/search?q=Etching … Wkzujhc%3D

  5. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
    Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago

    Have you ever prepared plates/stones to pull prints/series?

    1. Castlepaloma profile image22
      Castlepalomaposted 15 months ago in reply to this

      Don't think 3D sculptures sell that well in print, may try t-shirts.

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
        Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago in reply to this

        ~ what about photos of? My daughter was a model in a photo shoot featuring a giant sand dinosaur which had been created by an artist/sculptor on Santa Monica beach. She posed below it in a beach chair as a child behind her apparently finished up his huge sand sculpture.  I came across a magazine article with a photo of this same dinosaur sand sculpture. 
        Why not make Greeting Cards/Calendars/Posters of the images? Well, thats my idea, (featuring my mermaids) but you can use it, Castlepaloma.
        T shirts would be okay too.

        1. Castlepaloma profile image22
          Castlepalomaposted 15 months ago in reply to this

          I tried selling photo of sorts, they did not sell directly yet did sell leads to a few other sandsculpture projects. Most sales come from on the job displays.  I would get about 8 business card and one or two jobs would come out of this. People most enjoy the performing art of watching it grow quickly before their eyes.

  6. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
    Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago

    No.


    PS Can hemp also be made into fiberglass?
    Your cars could be like Corvettes, then.
    Colorful ones
    And if you make them flying cars,
    We'll have art in the skies … !

    1. Castlepaloma profile image22
      Castlepalomaposted 15 months ago in reply to this

      How about a flying dress?

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
        Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago in reply to this

        - don't even need hemp-steel wings, then. smile
        What kind of power?
        I would assume you are researching ways to produce hemp/oil/gas.
        How is that going?

        1. Castlepaloma profile image22
          Castlepalomaposted 15 months ago in reply to this

          I do a green newsletters in Saskachewan. One fellow has made a hybrid gas/hemp bike . He is held back by Coperation/Government, putting it on the market. We already know almost everything green. It's just about getting allow to be able to, or around the greedy club. The same club they beat us up with everyday.

          1. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
            Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago in reply to this

            Thank goodness for Art. Ideally, doing art brings us out of the mundane world of competition for competition's sake. Creating art helps us shut out all the harsh realities of this world. It brings us to stillness, contemplation and embracement. It helps us tune into a a special moment, thought, perception, observation, ideal, philosophy, place.

            A painting or sculpture reveals something the artist has embraced with love …. or rejected with hate. It allows the artist to express what he and he alone has become conscious of.
            "Be yourself, all other selves are taken."
            Art facilitates this ideal because with art one can take control, act upon one's own intention and dynamically be oneself.

  7. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
    Kathryn L Hillposted 15 months ago

    Then there are artists who do art for the sake of competing.
    Who is the BEST artist?
    Whose painting/creation is the BEST or weirdest, or creepiest, or ?
    I do not believe art should be used for competition's sake. Art is a window into the deeper awareness of a the artist.
    Otherwise, why bother.

    Thats the way I see it.

 
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