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Artists have four important roles.(Sanjay,2009) First, an artist can help us see things differently. They can take everyday things and make their audience see them in a different way. Take for example Andy Warhol and his tomato soup can painting. He converted an everyday object into an art piece. Second, artists also can create a record of a historical event like a treaty signing. Treaty at Medicine Creek depicted a historical event. Two artists painted the scene in different ways, but the moment was recorded historically. Furthermore, artist can take an everyday functional object turn it into art. An example is the Calder Sculpture . These sculptures that were placed in city hall gave the area another function. It became a museum. Finally, an artist can give form to things like feeling that usually people cannot. The Guitar player by Picasso can demonstrate sadness and depression. A person can actually feel sadness by seeing the extremely thin man with a
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