What is arts? It may seem like an easy question that anyone could answer by few words. The answer could include that it’s humans skills to portrait what they see or imagined down to paper for visualisation, relaxation, decoration or even storage the history for future generations.
As a verb art is, way of expressing our thoughts, beliefs and desires. It is something what we do to share our experiences for extending our personality in a deeper level. Art is used as a tool or vehicle to send more and visible information for ease of communication. There’s no universal definition of art. It can vary from its audience viewing it, depending on personal experience. It is referred as international communications regardless of ones background, understanding or use.
Art can be direct, subtle, intelligible or completely complex and obscure. It purely depends on the media carried by the sender or artist. Art has been related to beauty and love. It has been said that the only difference is that it depends on its producer whereas, beauty and love depends on the audience.
Art can be made of beauty though beauty alone is not art. Beautiful can be sceneries captured by paintings/photographs, or musical performances recreating the imagination. Beauty has certain criteria. Art on the other hand can get evocative, hurtful, unpleasant to awaken your emotional perceptions about your surroundings.
Art ages as far as civilisation 50,000 years ago. With no surprises the form is still used and related. To some art can only be found hanged in galleries. Whereas, look deeper into their own personality as who they are and what a piece of art do communicate to them?art consists of meaning which is made by both creater and participants. Is an ongoing multifarious and fully known.
It an obvious recognition that ‘art’ in the content of a word has changed its meanings throughout the history. It was understood as craft, excelled through practice. Was known as painting, sculpting or symbolising the era. The emerge of Romanticism art meant originality of new and never heard. Modernism re-evaluate and questioned what art can and cannot. It has become a way of solving that was over looked. Cubism, futurism and abstract expressionism came to live.
When a work opens you to debate it can succeed as a piece of art.
Art is a reflection of society with mirroring politics and morality. Artists try to work behind the scenes and use the unwritten rules such as Andy Warhol. In the end our culture our history and beliefs will always be inclusive to what is. Art is celebrating diversity of human being with imaginations that are unimaginable to be achieved. Art has infinite challenges to shake tensions between appropriateness and understanding. Boundaries are pushed to show pleasure in meaningful portion for value and respect. Art is not art when there is no perspectives. The unique perspectives are revealed by great artists with great subjects. We create art, art creates future.