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ArtCenter offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in creative disciplines taught by a faculty of practicing artists and designers. We cannot help but see Socrates as the turning-point, the vortex of world history For if we imagine that the whole incalculable store of energy used in that global tendency had been used not in the service of knowledge but in ways applied to the practical — selfish — goals of individuals and nations, universal wars of destruction and constant migrations of peoples would have enfeebled man’s instinctive zest for life to the point where, suicide having become universal, the individual would perhaps feel a vestigial duty as a son to strangle his parents, or as a friend his friend, as the Fiji islanders do: a practical pessimism that could even produce a terrible ethic of genocide through pity, and which is, and always has been, present everywhere in the world where art has not in some form, particularly as religion and science, appeared as a remedy and means of prevention for this breath of pestilence.

In this Chinese artist’s video installation Asia One,” a wrenching tragedy of love and economics at the Guggenheim last summer, we meet the two last humans in an automated factory — ostensibly from the future,” but filmed at a real Shanghai factory where workers are already unnecessary.

If 2017 was art’s year of indignation, in 2018 artists and museums have hunkered down and gotten serious about the immense political, environmental and technological hazards that lie before us. I’ve spent much of the year in Europe, and there and here I’ve seen a new commitment to building a common future.

Assessing the true value of art can present challenges for appraisers and authenticators, whose strategies for doing so can range widely A recent New York Times Magazine story discusses how the value of the works of Rembrandt, for example, can hinge on whether its determined the painting was created solely by the artist himself, or if he had assistance from other artists in his studio.



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The school was so confident in the appraisals, it took out $400,000 in loans against the art, school officials say, helping to pay for a new communications director and full-time admissions director.
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Banksy is a pseudo-name for a well-known British graffiti artist. On the other hand, crafts and design are sometimes considered applied art Some art followers have argued that the difference between fine art and applied art has more to do with value judgments made about the art than any clear definitional difference.

Art center Centro del Carmen in Valencia, Spain is currently hosting Evreka , a large solo exhibition by local artist duo Pichi & Avo ( previously ). Through this landmark showcase, the artists present their renowned Urbanmythology style that blends the dynamics, immediacy, and uncompromising attitude of graffiti along with the traditional quality and timeless appearance …

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