ARTS 125 Week 5 Assignment Art And Culture Paper

858 Words May 20th, 2015 4 Pages
Art and Culture
Liliana Gonzalez
ART/125
May 11, 2015
Joseph Blomer
University of Phoenix

Abstract
Art has evolved in ways only one can imagine, however; their imagination does not have to go far because all one has to do is turn on the computer and connect to the World Wide Web to get information on everything. Architecture, sculpture, and painting has been around for ages, then photography made its way on to the art scene in the 1820’s and has taken leaps and bounds to establish itself as fine art The evolutions of styles are also examined. The role of diversity in the development of the arts and how it changed throughout the 20th century is examined. The role of women and their influence on the various arts is
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Minorities began to share their culture through various art forms. Though Black American artist existed before the 20th century, it was not until then they began to become bolder with their works. In the modern period Black American artist began to show abstract styles, mixed media, and political commentary, and his or her artwork was celebrated by both Black and White Americans alike. The artist in the 20th century certainly made them known and was not afraid to share their differences with the rest of the world.
Popular Culture and Art
Pop Culture or Popular Culture consists of arts, entertainment, fads, values, and beliefs currently shared by a large portion of society ("Defining Popular Culture", n.d.). Pop Culture is often referred to as Low Art. It can consist of food, advertising, clothing, music, and much more tangible and not tangible items. Pop Culture emerged in the 1950s and lasted for two decades ("Andy Warhol'S Marilyn Prints", n.d.).
Art can be defined in many ways. According to "Definition For Art" (n.d.), Art can be defined as “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.” Art can be in many forms, such as music, painting, sculpture, dance, and photography.
Popular culture has influenced the arts by taking popular items, whether it be a

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