The Different Ideas on the Purpose of Art
Value of Art In our class discussions, course readings, and my own experience as an artist, I have had the opportunity to evaluate what I believe is the purpose of art. The class has been focused on the writings of Roger Scruton and Kent Logan, who have differing ideas on art; and while I do not fully agree with either critic, I do find that both of them raise intriguing points on art and beauty. From these readings and my own experiences,…...
School Experiences: My Best Friends and Best Memories
13 years of education gone in a flash. Like blamokablingo. Over the past four years, I've gained some of the best friends I have ever had. People like Ricky, Tyler, Tim, Derrick, Ricky, Emily, Shaylyn, and Ricky. You all have made me into who I am today, and who I will be tomorrow. I've had more fun than I could have ever imagined, thanks, buddies. Not only did I have a ton of fun but I got a lot accomplished. I've…...
Latin American Art History – University City of Caracas
The Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas is considered one of the greatest examples of modern architecture in Latin America. Designed by Carlos Raul Villanueva beginning in 1942, the project took almost 20 years to complete and encapsulates over 164,200 hectares, 11 schools, 40 departments, and over 40 buildings. Overall, the campus is known for its distinct buildings that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional, creating one cohesive space. In 2000, the University has declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and became the first Latin American…...
An Analysis of the Modern House Design
Modern Architecture Model Project - Paper It is well-known that many aspects of the common lifestyle in the U.S., and other developed countries, are unsustainable. From burning fossil fuels and causing climate change to depleting groundwater that cannot be renewed, our activities threaten the planet and its inhabitants in multiple ways. Many people are aware of this and unhappy about it – they naturally don't want to endanger the world their children and grandchildren will live in, but they don't seem to have…...
The Real Portrayal of Events True Photography
Many people live hectic and demanding lives and are too busy to discover the beauty or in some cases unpleasantness of the world around them. I find that I observe the world around me with special consideration and photograph the world when I feel that other people do not see it as frequently as I do. Whether this is the angle in which I photographed a scene or the depth of field I used I photograph the world so other people can see…...
exploring mathematics within architecture
In my written study, I am going to be looking at three different architecture pieces which will have different mathematical concepts behind them. The three mathematical concepts that I will be looking at within architecture is the Fibonacci sequence, fractal design and parabolic curves which are used in many designs. For example, the Villa Savoye by Corbusier has a fa?ade which, if you draw over it, includes lots of geometry including the Fibonacci sequence and other mathematical parts. I am…...
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