How Changes of the Socio-Cultural Environment Gave Rise to Different Artistic Interpretations
by Géczi Kristóf
HOW Changes of the Socio-Cultural Environment Gave Rise to Different Artistic Interpretations 1
Chapter one: Social Cultural Environments in Art through Periods 5
Chapter two: Pietro Lorenzetti versus Carlo Maria Mariani 6
Art is supposed to be a form of communication in different communities; but one thing which is evident in all forms of art is that there is a kind of appeal; whether message attachment or general attractiveness. This is supposed to be the focus on all forms of art; however, some of the arts of different times focus different and notably, the painting of the present world; that is, the 20th and 21st centuries are more of aesthetic value than the message.I wanted the forms of painting in Italy of the 14th century and the 20th century.
The western art has come along way and there are notable differences between different kinds of art in different periods of time. It means that generally we can say that the kind of art that was in the 14th century is not the same form of art that was in the 20th or 21st century. In this paper, the concentration is on painting as a form of art and how this has changed from the medieval times; specifically 14th century to the 20th century in Italy, and how major painters in the two centuries differ on the forms of art that they present in this field of visual arts. In this paper, the discussion centers on two famous painters in Italy; Pietro Lorenzetti of the 14th century and Carlo Maria Mariani of the 20th century art. The focus is on the changes in social cultural developments between their forms of painting.
Chapter one: Social Cultural Environments in Art through Periods
In Italy, the kind of art that existed in the 14th century was of gothic style and
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