Art: makes order out of chaos; man-made, therefore “artificial”.
Fine Art: art made for entertainment, culture; brings us pleasure, sharpens our perception of life.
All art requires knowledge, study and expertise of technique.
ex: Theatre, Ballet, Painting, Sculpture, Music, Poetry, Literature etc.
Practical Art (useful art): art that is created for a specific use, it is “practical”
ex: Interior design, architecture, fashion design, furniture making.
But, are they art?
Theatre: the seeing place, and/or the body of work for performance
= characters in action
3 elements of Theatre: actor, script, audience
3 conflicts of man (
provide an example of each, you may use movies):
man vs. man
man vs. nature
man vs. self
Popular Theatre: produced for the masses, entertains, commercial theatre, for a profit, (most musicals)
Elitist Theatre: educates and entertains, non-profit, (Shakespeare)
Educational Theatre: in a college setting, offers training in all aspects of theatre