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Art And Communication

Jun 30, 2016 |

Art is mostly defined by how humans use their creativity to express their imagination, mostly in a visual form. Through paintings, sculptures often admired for the messages it convey emotionally and simply by the site it creates. Communication on the other hand is a mean of conveying and sharing ideas, thoughts and feelings. Clearly, the similarity between the two is highly noticeable. Communication is a method by which ideas could be presented to others, to create awareness. Therefore art can be a method of communication, where painters use it to express their feelings.

As commonly known communication requires a transmitter, who is mostly a person with the message to convey. This could be the artist who has his/her emotions to express. The message of this communication could be the content which is what the artist wants to display and show. While the mean will be the source by which it is displayed.

Types of Art as Australian aboriginal art for sale has been there for centuries, and uses its unique method of painting to convey religious rituals and symbols. It is often regarded as a language which can only be understood by groups and over groups within groups itself. People have been using this method of art to communicate throughout centuries, and what better way to do so when all you have to do is make something mesmerizing.

In order to understand the concept of art as a method of communication you can take famous artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye paintings: Guernica. This is a massive piece of drawing, which measures upto 11×25.6 ft. This painting displays a surreal image of humans, animals, buildings in the unique style of Picasso. Certainly, with a glance the viewer can be left with a light shiver on their spine. It arises an uncomfortable feeling as it shows faces twisted about and colors dim and almost dead. If you successfully feel these emotions as you look at this fine piece of art, then case is rest assured since the message has been conveyed. Pablo Picasso made this drawing to illustrate the dismay and revulsion of war.

War has taken its toll from the very beginning of humanity. The irony of this concept, fighting to gain peace and killing to gain freedom is rather unnerving. It becomes further uncomfortable when you see how people actually promote this concept, unable to feel the emotions of others while they expect to be understood the same. The feeling one should experience when it comes to war should be an example of the uncomfortable feeling created by Pablo Picassos drawing. This mean of communicating and expressing ideas are rather silent, yet nerve wrecking and powerful beyond boundaries.