ARS 100 Take-Home Exam

ARS 100 Take-Home Exam - Ken Price, Take-Home Exam, ARS 100...

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Ken Price, Take-Home Exam, ARS 100 Question 1: Images of Gods In the Holy Bible, God made man in his image. In the realm of aesthetics, it is often man that creates God according to his own convictions. Nonetheless, the idea of a supernatural entity is outside the scope of the human cognition. Thus, art, by its idealistic nature, is man’s vehicle for the depiction of God. As men are diverse, so are their fundamental beliefs, and such variance is manifested in works of art from different cultures. Compare Zeus (Greece, 460-450 BCE) and The Goddess Hathor and the Overseer of Sealers, Psamtik (Saqqara, Egypt. 6 th century BCE), for instance. The contrasting cultural differences between ancient Greece and ancient Egypt can be seen in the contrasting depiction of their gods. Though Zeus and The Goddess Hathor and the Overseer of Sealers, Psamtik are similar in that they are both depictions of some deity, the principles implied in the sculptures and their use differ greatly. The ancient Egyptian god Hathor is associated with love, joy, beauty, etcetera, and is
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