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Unformatted text preview: o What can we learn about different peoples by looking at their art? o How is art embedded in culture? How do different cultures shape artistic expression and how do the aesthetic principles upon which it is based vary? o What forms of art are universal and what are some of the culturally specific art forms? How do they express or create symbolic culture? o How does art reflect society and social features? o What social, cultural, and personal functions does art serve? Cultures vary in their artistic expression and aesthetic sensibilities o Western art – four different models or paradigms o Mimetic o Representational o Instrumental o Formalist Images: American Progress, The End of the Trail, The American Pioneer o Yoruba art o Navajo sandpainting o Body art o Scarification o Tatooing Dance and music o Ethnomusicology Oral literature and written texts Art and globalization o Identity 2 o Global economy o Tourism 3...
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- Winter '06
- Sociology, Cult of domesticity Globalization