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H U M A N ITIES

(A R T A P P R EC IATIO N )

Prepared by:
Mariam Fatima Cruz Sta.Ana, MAPsych

HUMANITIE
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 One learn what it is to be a human by studying HUMANITY ..  The importance of human being and his feelings is the main concern of the HUMANITIES. They are areas in which human subjectivity is emphasized and Individual expressiveness is dramatized.

. The humanities are therefore. his ideals and his goals. his values.  The humanities are ultimately the expressions of man’s feelings and thoughts. his sentiments. the record of man’s experiences.

particularly when one tries to understand and appreciate them. . the word came to refer to the set of disciplines taught in Universities which include grammar. Humanities provied enjoyment and stimulation. literature. rhetoric.  During the Renaissance. music and Philosophy. history.

Renaissance  As a cultural movement. it encompassed innovative flowering of Latin and vernacular literatures. which contemporaries credited to Petrarch. the development of linear  perspective and other techniques of rendering a more natural reality in painting. . beginning with the 14thcentury resurgence of learning based on classical  sources. and gradual but widespread educational  reform.

refined and well-rounded. a full man means cultured. .PH ILO SO PH Y  Is a body of knowledge aimed to make man a FULL MAN.

 In nearly every country. .ARTS  The arts constitute one of the eldest and most important means of expressions developed by man. the earliest arts go back to the Pre-historic times.

TH E ILLIAD AN D TH E O DYSSEY .

and because of the fact that it is so well written. . It combines the horridness and sometimes mundaneness of war into a epic poem filled with art. and awe-inspiring work of ancient Greece.  The "Odyssey" is a magnificient piece of literature that we find absolutely spectacular in the fact of its potential for helping us understand pre-history of many ancient cultures. illustrious descriptions. beautiful.The Illiad and O dyssey  The Iliad is a powerful.

it lives because it is liked and enjoyed. Art involves personal experience of an individual accompanied by some intensity of emotion.ARTS  Has been created by people at all times. no matter how close it is to nature. .  Is a product of man’s need to express himself and is not limited to revelation of emotions alone.  Is made by man .

ARTS .

. and to overcome his feelings of loneliness. Arts are outlet of our slumbering passions. In real life. passions frequently move men to immoral or disorderly actions. to change his deviant behavior into social order. Examples:     passions of drama Emotions of poetry Moods of music Fancies of paintings  Arts are powerful means to reform man.

W ays ofPresenting Art  Realism  Abstraction  Symbolism  Fauvism  Dadaism  Futurism  Surrealism .

and arranges details to express the idea he wants to make clear. changes. The artist main function is to describe accurately what is observed through the senses. The artist selects. .REALISM  Realism It is the attempt to portray the subject as is.

REALISM Willem ClaeszHeda (Banquet Piece with Mince Pie) Giora Eshkol (Daydreaming) .

ABSTRACTIO N  It means to move away or separate. Abstract art moves away from showing things as they really are. .  The art work is not realistic.

.TYPES O F ABSTRACT  Distortion. The subject is in misshaped condition.

The subject is lengthened for protraction or extension. Elongation. .

-- Subjects are either cut. lacerated. . Mangling. mutilated or hacked.

. Cubism. Subjects are shown in basic geometrical shapes.

Starry N ight by Vincent Van G ogh .

.SYM BO LISM  Symbolism The presentation of an invisible sign such as an idea or a quality into something visible.

M em ento M ori(Just in Case Im G one Tom orrow ) .

Subjects express comfort. . joy or happiness. philosophical or psychological.FAU VISM Themes are either ethical.

Switzerland. .D AD AISM  Dadaism A protest movement formed in 1916 by a group of artist in Zurich. They try to provoke the public with outrageous forms of arts.  Came from the French word “dada” meaning “hobby horse”.

.FU TU RISM  Futurism Its’ works aims to capture the speed and force of modern industrial society and to glorify the mechanical energy of modern life.

They claim to create a magical world more beautiful than the real one through art. .SU RREALISM (Super Realism )  Surrealism Founded in Paris in 1924 by French poet Andre Breton.  It tries to reveal a new and higher reality than that of daily life.