Art is Hugs and Kisses In society today, we as citizens of the world have to face the day to day reality that coexisting with mother natures’ natural beauty is a hate imposed ugliness. Every day we are force fed a horrible dosage of crime, hate, pollution, and bad attitudes that if not balanced out by beauty, would be to overbearing to partake. In my mind, art is everywhere. It’s more than just paints and brushes.
It’s the way the dusk sky looks after a hard day, or a baby jerking their chubby little arms’ around in a little wading pool. It’s anything that’s visually or emotionally stimulating. It’s accidental as well as preconceived. It’s what makes life bearable. People now-a-days are too busy. Day’s are so filled with appointments and deadlines that people become robotic, and their emotions and creativity grow stagnant and are only used when called for by tasks imposed upon them.
In my book art is just as important a human necessity as food clothing and shelter. Art is a drawback to thousands of great memories in our lives. Everyone remembers that Norman Rockwell painting hung above gram’s T. V. , or the beautiful floral designs construed in icing on their wedding cake. Art is not only reminiscent but is also a cushion of comfort for those overwhelmed by tragedy and loss.
After the horrible act of terrorism that took place last Tuesday, people were left in a depressed awe. Along with love and support from the nation, people overlook all the beautiful forms of art that flourished following it. There was a picture in Newsweek of the half-crumbled hotel across the street. It was cloaked with about 40 flags and hand painted signs of support from fellow citizens that was one of the most beautiful things I’ve seen in a while.
Joshua Nimoy 802690737 Scott Sherman Eng 3 June, 1999 A Culture Still Cultured art n. the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principals, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance. ? The Random House Dictionary? Josh, you just have to see the new GAP Khakis commercial! ? proclaimed my excited brother. I even went as far as watching the ...
It was a blatant picture of art. It showed love and compassion from a city that does not express it often. We frequently overlook these things and or take them for granted but without them, we existence in this world would be bland at best. Basically, we need art to survive and to survive I mean to live life with up’s along with down’s. This is why I say art is like hugs and kisses. You can survive without them, but to truly live, their a necessity..