Archive for October 19, 2013
Art is a term that has grown to encompass innumerable creative processes and activities. Among these are the visual arts, performing arts, writing arts, and virtually anything creative. As such, painters, sculptors, photographers, actors, dancers, musicians, writers, filmmakers and other creative individuals each can be referred to as artists. Today, the meaning of the term “art” has expanded to the point that any “true” definition of art has become a topic for debate.
Human beings have been making art for nearly as long as they have been walking the earth. Archeologists have attributed the earliest artistic discoveries to the Paleolithic Age, and some works are believed to be 25,000 years old. Although the oldest known artistic renderings consisted of crude sculptures and cave paintings, such works have