Also, art often depicts horrible pictures made for social, ethical, or thought-provoking causes. For example, Francisco Goya’s painting depicting the Spanish shootings of 3 May 1808 is a graphic depiction of a firing squad executing several pleading civilians. Yet on the similar time, the horrific imagery demonstrates Goya’s eager creative ability in composition and execution and produces fitting social and political outrage. Thus, the debate continues as to what mode of aesthetic satisfaction, if any, is required to define ‘art’.
- His work is typified on this triptych, combining the artist’s signature avatar Mr. DOB, who sits centrally poised and tragically laughing.
- Sen. Patricia Bovey, the first art historian to sit down in the Canadian Senate, estimates that the business of fraudulent art prices Indigenous artists tens of millions of dollars.
- An example of that is the Silk Road, where Hellenistic, Iranian, Indian and Chinese influences may mix.
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