Art Appreciation Module 1 DISCUSSIONThe connection between art and humanities cannot be over looked. We see a close connection when it comes to its dullness and significance. We cannot produce something out of science without using any of the principles of arts as well as its elements, like colors, principle of balance and perspective. In fact, the principle of linear perspective was accidentally discovered by Leonardo de Vinci when he created his work in projecting line and space. The same principle now being used by engineers and optometrist , ophthalmologist when our eye sights are being tested. In the same way, i wonder how we can promote a very interesting advertisement without using or applying all the elements and principles of arts like colors. Nonetheless, despite its similarities and usefulness, there is still something that differentiates science and humanities thus maintaining and preserving its unique identity. a. While humanities deals with the internal world (emotions and feelings) for which an artist cannot and may not be able to project its work unless something inspires them, science on the other hand centers on the external world, drawing its concepts and theories in promoting and harnessing its energies and environment. b. Humanities cannot and may not be controlled. Humanities cannot regulate nor approximate the degree or amount of emotions, thoughts and feelings to be generated in order to enable him to produce its art work and the manner it is created be it ugly, beautiful and absurd is not subjected to any evaluations before it can be accepted. It is thus accepted as it is despite its perfections or imperfections. While science being an integral part of research is always subjected to observation, measurement and experimentation in order to be accepted. c. Humanities is subjective being internal and inspired by thoughts and feelings, while science is more objective considering it need to be controlled, observed and experimented following sets on guidelines to follow to be measured to validate its work and result. d. But the most importance factor that differentiate humanities with science is that humanities is more focus on the individual while science focuses on the group. Man is believe to be a social being, that lives in an ever changing society, where people interacts, socialize and survive. Culture is defined by social scientists as pertaining to the set of values, beliefs and attitudes that a person or group of individuals may possess. Humanistic philosophers also believes and pertains culture to the "complex whole of certain ideas and things that is a product of man's existence. While other fields of science viewed or categorized it into a single identity, culture may not boxed since it is comprised among others various ideas, values, objects. accumulations varying with tendencies and levels of generality.
Philippines is rich with art that actually dates back till the pre-historic period and enriched further by the influenced of those countries that conquered and trade with the Philippines. One of