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Unformatted text preview: Nelson Robert Nelson Professor Embree 04/29/11 PHI2010 605 Art There is a philosophy to art. There is a broad spectrum of what would be considered art and different forms of art, even some that disprove another as art. Some questions that would be asked in the philosophy of art are What are human beings doing when they create art? Are their works frivolous or even dangerous distractions, or do they exhibit something deep and essential about human nature? And what is the relationship between art and reality? (Palmer 381). The majority of the forms of art suggest that its the humans are able to make art with our own ability. Nature doesnt determine what art is but we can use it as an inspiration. There are different forms of art the philosophy of art comprises discussion of both art and of those natural phenomena that provoke appreciation of their beauty or grandeur. This field studies artistic concepts, such as art itself, representation, realism, and abstraction, and the nature of...
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