Focus assignment #4

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ArtH 210 Gargiulo Focus Assignment #4 (Why Study Art History) Although I initially enrolled in this Art History class simply for GE credit, I have learned a lot about how art has affected today's society. I have not only found this class educational, but it has been very intriguing learning about art pieces that have been created tens of thousands of years ago. Through this class, I began to ponder the question whether ten thousand years from now, how will people interpret our society based on art that we create today ? I just found it amazing that we can learn so much about one's culture just based on a single piece of art. Whether it is a stele or a wall painting, it can tell a vast story. We can learn a lot just by breaking down key elements of the physical qualities. Through this class, I have learned to see an art piece based on its line, color, shape, space, form, and texture. Even the material that a piece was created from is very important. For instance, if a ruler from thousands of years ago had a statue
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