Watch the entire videos entitled The Urban Experience (No. 11) from the “Art Through Time: A Global View” video series found on Annenberg.org. http://learner.org/courses/globalart/theme/11/index.html
Then, in your own words, answers either question 1 or 3 in AT LEAST 150-200 words. It’s ok if you go over a little. Provide examples from the video (include artist name and title of the work) to illustrate your response. In order to best express your ideas, please write all answers in complete sentences using proper spelling and punctuation.
IN THE TITLE OF YOUR POSTING, INCLUDE THE QUESTION NUMBER AND A WORD OR TWO ABOUT ITS CONTENT. THEN, IN YOUR POSTING, BEGIN BY RE-STATING THE ENTIRE QUESTION FROM THE LIST BELOW.
1. If taxes are used to support architecture or public art, who should have the right to decide what public art or architecture will be built or presented? What criteria should be set to make these aesthetic choices?
3. How have artists addressed urban problems in their work? How has art had an effect on metropolitan difficulties?
Please respond to the student below with 3-5 sentence if you agree, disagree or try to either challenge or expand on what it is that they are trying to say to their post and explain why.
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Student Mourad Discussion
2. What role do artists have in cities?
Throughout the history of humans, most of the places of the population were rural and the expansion of the human mind and way of thinking began in the establishment of urban areas, known as cities. South of Iraq was the birthplace of the first urban city named Uruk, the idea was to create a city center that would bring together the nearby rural areas. The same idea was applied to the creation of Rome, but for the purpose of highlighting the face of the Roman Empire and in greater detail, such as gardens, houses, and Senate palaces. Artists had a great role in putting a lot of perceptions that helped in the establishment of some cities refuted some buildings in the cities of Europe constructed from some ideas of artists. Also, their role was prominent in giving ideas of decoration in public places or use artistic sculptures and they helped in decorating palaces or museums through paintings. Arts It was indirect publicity for many cities such as Paris, we find millions come to tourism and many of them because of art pieces embody the porter of the city or paintings found in the city’s museums. Art returns to serve humans in other parts of the world such as paintings painted to embody life and its way in Tokyo where the coexistence, peace, and unity among the Japanese is highlighted, it is the artists’ message to society. Julie Nelson Davis, Professor of Japanese Art at the University of Pennsylvania said the paintings were the most famous to describe people’s lives in Tokyo and their happy way of living. At the end of the video, we see that art was and still is the main role even in our era of technology