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The humanities and the arts are all about social sciences, arts, language,and history. They are central to all human cultures throughout time. Studying themcan facilitate deeper intercultural understanding providing greater insight into theworld, helping to better understand both the past and the future. They also have anessential role in preparing man to think critically, act creatively, and succeed in arapidly changing world.The three functions of art are the personal function, social function, and physical function.Personal functions of art are varied and highly subjective. It depends on the viewer or the artist whocreated the art. An artist may create an art out of self-expression, entertainment, or therapeuticpurpose. On the other hand, social function addresses a particular collective interest. The art mayconvey message of protest, contestation, or other messages that the artist wants to convey. Lastly,physical function is the art that fulfills and satisfies the man's needs. It can be found in artworks that are
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