Essay: Success of post-modernism

Many theorists such as Crimp (1980) have overtime defended their ideas that post-modernism in visual arts has been a success simply because of the field of photography. This has been the case because photography is seen as a medium that most effectively brings out the idea of artistic ‘originality’ as an old belief that has been continued by modern culture.

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Essay: Tattoos as an attractive type of Body Art

Tattoos are a cool and attractive type of body art and not devilish or psychotic. The tattooists, also known as ink slingers enroll in art schools so upon graduation can practice this skill and get recognized (Levy, p.6). Fred, gone are the days when those who adorned tattoos on their bodies were considered rebellious, social misfits or belonging to some cult. Their perception has transformed from unsavory to trendy.

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Essay: Tattoo Industry

Tattoos have had such a huge acceptance in the current generation that this industry is booming and expanding daily. The parlors have moved from the isolated backstreets into high class suburbs. The vanishing tattoo.com website lets us in on the fact that tattooing ranks as the sixth most promising business after the computer, mobile phone, pager, internet and bagels.

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Essay: Banta’s work on Topography in New York

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Banta’s work (1995) is also more reflective of the lives of the people that enter New York’s harbour, live and work in its ever-rising skyscrapers, and commute through its tortuous network of underground transportation.   It talks about the loss of individuality that they all will suffer from as they simultaneously travel across its topographical contours and socio-cultural planes.  Shear (1981), on the other hand, is more concerned with each subsequent Roman emperors relationship with Athens and what imprints they left on its architecture.

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