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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


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

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…
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 16:01

Odaiba Fountain

The Odaiba Fountains are famous for being professionally designed and also having to show the reflections of projectors. They are located in Tokyo, Japan and known as Odaiba fountains.
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:41
An article by L. Soltani

District Based Managerial Perspective

Abstract One of the most important approaches to the new comprehensive design of the metropolitan Tehran is to transform the municipality in to a social unit, which will cause more cooperation between citizens and this organization, while the districts and their roles in managing the city will be on top…
Abstract The aim of this research is to study the current fences in Tehran from the citizens and architects point of view and with the current principles and these opinions reach an ideal plan can be achieved. To start with this research, city has been divided to main joints of…
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