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The delivery and management of urban infrastructure is a critical and essential driver of economic growth for nations in both the developed and developing world. The provision of this infrastructure is a major determinant of how cities can expand and is a key component of city and regional leaders’ investment…
Sunday, 23 June 2019 11:12

TOP TEN Ways to beautify your city

1. Clean Up: Which areas of the community need TLC? Are waste and trash being washed up from nearby waterways, or are trash cans overflowing at the parks?2. Paint: Involve students and teachers of local school art classes by asking for designs, ideas and locations for murals and other public…
May has finally arrived and along with it a fun month of design and getting all of our annuals into the ground and into containers. Not only is it great to be back out in the gardens, but the trees, shrubs and spring plants burst forth with their incredible blooms…
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 12:55

Public Art and Urban Identities

Public Art and Urban IdentitiesMiwon Kwon[This essay was originally published with the title "For Hamburg: Public Art and Urban Identities" in the exhibition catalogue Public Art is Everywhere (Hamburg, Germany: Kunstverein Hamburg and Kulturbehörde Hamburg, 1997, 95-109), organized by artist Christian Philipp Muller. Although my critique here of the conditions…
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 12:16

Environmental arts

Environmental arts IntroductionCities around the world are using the arts to enhance urban aesthetic experiences and motivate innovative environmental activism. Manifesting as flash mobs, immersive street theatre, bike parades, pop-up installations, zero-carbon concerts, and participatory storytelling, artists are using their creativity and ingenuity to draw attention to and propose solutions…
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 10:12

ART AND LIFE

ESSAYSON ART AND LIFENorman Sasowsky 2012TABLE OF CONTENTS3. Introduction5. Art, Life, and Experience15. How the “Realist” Painter Helps Us to See20. The Female Nude Figure in Art28. The Limits and Possibilities of Art31. What Happened to the Fine Arts?35. The Universal “Something” in Art40. Art Now43. Individuality47. Hand Made Images53.…
The new craft movements have moved crafts from the home environment to public Internet blogs, to art worlds and to street art. The ties of tradition have given way to free creativity in contemporary crafts, which allows the expression of thoughts and feelings, and can be political or critical as…
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 11:07
Marjaneh Naderi Gorzaldini

The Effects of Colors on the Quality of Urban Appearance

ISSN 2039-2117 (online)ISSN 2039-9340 (print)Mediterranean Journal of Social SciencesMCSER Publishing, Rome-ItalyVol 7 No 5September 2016225The Effects of Colors on the Quality of Urban AppearanceMarjaneh Naderi GorzaldiniA Faculty Member Vocational College of Alzahra, Exclusively for Women, of Babol, Mazandaran, IranMarjanehnaderigorzaldini@gmail.comDoi:10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n5p225AbstractToday, colors play a major role in elevating the quality of urban…
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 13:48

The History of Sculpture

For thousands of years sculpture has filled many roles in human life. The earliest sculpture was probably made to supply magical help to hunters. After the dawn of civilization, statues were used to represent gods. Ancient kings, possibly in the hope of making themselves immortal, had likenesses carved, and portrait…
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 13:44
NGYIGTESSAY

About Sculpture

You see, I think a sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things. A poet is somebody who is interested in or obsessed by sounds. But a sculptor is a person obsessed with the form and the shape of things, and its not just the shape…
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