Whatever You Want

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Whatever you want




Art is an expression of life, which means it expresses emotions. Creation that allows for interpretation of any kind is art. I have read that art is a human skill as opposed to nature, a skill applied to music, painting, poetry etc... I believe that nature is art as well. If something is made a certain way, it is beautiful in its own right. In my opinion, I believe there is a God who is an artist that created everything. Interpreting art depends on a person experiences, their visionary thoughts, culture, and associations. Art is like love; there can be so many definitions and examples for each. Therefore, I believe art is not perfection; art is something that continues to develop as it is seen, meaning to open all human capacities, thoughts and emotions. Art is a creation that represents liberty to whatever the viewer wants art to be, either the person who created it or the person who is viewing art. Art is to enable those experiences to be intelligible and recognized within the thoughts and emotions of the world.
An example that was brought up in class was a picture of a dot on a canvas. What was the artist thinking when he created this? A fellow classmate asked, “How do we know that the artist was not genuinely conveying a feeling or an emotion on the canvas?" I really cannot say what the artist’s message was for me, but I felt that he wanted to have the viewer relate themselves to the art. The person looking at the picture would have to find a meaning for themselves. Is that art? I would have to say yes, because the work posed a question and the artist gives me a feeling of wonder, can I associate myself to this dot, thinking of what I can associate with a dot on canvas.
Can that particular artwork be random? It poses the question, is randomness art? Yes, because that dot makes the person think and question. Art can also have intentions, which suggests that the artist might intend to make the person think, associate themselves with the dot. The viewer may feel that the dot is just a dot, that it has no meaning to them. The point is, it made them think, an

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