Day S. Cody, MIT*
PSU Lingayen Campus
It came from the Latin word “humanus” which means refined, culture and human
- Norms, being civilize, and socialize
Cultured - Adaptation to environment (social interaction, norms) Human
- Having the nature of people, being a person
The expression of ourselves without using of words (painting, sculptures, dancing, mosaic, cross stitch, collage, paper and folding)
The study of man’s expression feelings, thought, intuition, values, and ideas
The study of man’s experience, goals, and aspirations
It is used to dramatize individual expressions
Why do we need to study
The humanities serve to provide the student
with certain skills and values through the arts.
Students learn to appreciate the importance of
value that no other subject can describe those
values which are directly an exact.
Aim of Humanities
The humanities dealt with the metaphysics of the
To make man richer because during that time only the
rich people can make art like paintings, sculpture and etc.
19th and 20th century
Is to appreciate and understand the importance of
human being, his ideas and aspirations
Other Related fields in
Visual and Performing Arts
It came from the Latin word “ars/artis” which means to do or man made
– It is a medium of expression because through arts we express
our ideas, emotions, feelings, without using words.
– Creative activity which involves skill or expertness in
handling materials and organizing them into a new.
– A thing of beauty having aesthetic value. Obra maestra, provides aesthetic values to the viewers.
– It must have an artistic merit and literary merit.
– It is a symbolic state of meaning rather having a practical function. Example:
The Last Supper
Madonna and child
Banaue Rice Terraces
Driven our existence
Satisfies the needs for personal expression
Develop our skills to express ourselves
Challenge us to see things differently
It unleash our hidden desires and passion
It can change our ways in life
To see the truth that we might understand before
It gives pleasure, satisfaction and gratification
To express beauty
It gives man moment of relaxation and spiritual
It serves as a channel of man’s passion
Arts reformed man
Overcomes the feelings of restlessness and
Best selling - it is very popular in its day, or is produced by an artist who has done other very popular piece.
Ground breaking- that it does not follow regular convention or already tried artistic methods real closely. It is not, in short, just one more soap opera following an old, old formula, no matter how well done.
Inherently beautiful - means just as the art critics do
require and demand that a work of art have an inner
harmony, beauty, and emotional/intuitive meaning that
are unified, strong and intense, and deeply moving to
us. Something that appeals to your senses and
I. By the Audience
- focus on how audience classified arts
Performing Arts- something an artist used body as a medium.
An art form that is moving from one place to another.
Example: play, movies, live music, movies/TV, operas,
mime, puppetry, acrobatic, dance, and ballet
Visual Arts- usually exist in two dimensional form and stay in one place. Something that we see and hear.
Example: painting, photography, drawing, films,
sculpture, engraving, wooden...
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