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Bust

Title: Bust (1903)

Artist: Pablo Picasso

Medium: Painting

Picasso’s fame for his paintings is only proof of the impact his works had. Not only are Picasso’s works notable, memorable and visually interesting, but they mark a movement of individual expression that is applicable to everyone.

Folk Culture

Japanese Figurines

Title: Figurine (Japan)

Artist: Unknown

Medium: Stone

These Japanese figurines depict “average” Japanese citizens in daily personal and family life. This preservation of what is common to Japan’s society is notable because it is comparable to one’s individual life. 128 more words

Folk Culture

Semiramis

Title: Semiramis (1872)

Artist: William Wetmore Story

Medium: Sculpture

Semiramis was known in Babylonian culture for overthrowing patriarchy and symbolizing strength, power and victory in women. 49 more words

Folk Culture

The Bukid Life from Juan to John: Folk culture in urbanization

In the romance novel Something Borrowed, most of the people celebrated the 4th of July by going out of New York City and travelling to the Hamptons where they would do all the partying and such. 1,587 more words

Without shame we bring forthwith
a bound and fruitful thing.

With smoke and sound
we address the sky,
with motion arouse the air.
With a cut true deep… 38 more words

Poetry

Connecting With The Land: Human Connection to the Natural World as Expressed Through Different Genres of Representational Artwork

Author: Dan Brown Hozjan

Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC

Abstract: This article examines and deconstructs the connection to the land, landscape, and natural world expressed in different genres of representational artwork. 1,285 more words

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Went Songs Went 'Viral' (in the 17th and 18th centuries)

People think that the idea of ‘hit’ songs is a twentieth-century phenomenon, but in the 17th and 18th centuries certain songs went ‘viral’. One of the most famous of these songs was called… 890 more words

History