Generation
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...American Graffiti, The Big Chill and Dirty Dancing give nostalgia to the listeners. These movies came out in the 1970s and 1980s and their music connected automatically, especially with the young generation. The music in The Graduate was important to the viewer because they struck with using popular music. On the contrary Easy Rider used its music as a weapon to arouse generational animosity and conflict. American Graffiti is considered as the trendsetter among nostalgic songs and movies. The soundtracks... Summary Information SUMMARY Some films leave us with fond memories because of certain aspects, the most important aspect being their sound tracks. The songs of movies like The Graduate, Easy Rider,...
Movie viewing
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...American Graffiti The movie is one of the best coming to age movies, it describes some of the things teenagers get into before they start having adult responsibilities. The movie is based on one summer night in 1962 where some teenagers decided to party before going to school. Among these teenagers are Steve, Terry, Curt and Laurie (Curt’s sister). The teenagers on that summer night, drove their car with loud rock and jazz music to Mei’s drive in; a common place they liked gathering to have fun. Steve, whose father is one of the most respected people in the Moose Lodge, shows his friend Curt, a scholarship he had obtained from the foundation. However, Curt, advises Steve that he... Movie review of the...
Graffiti: history and nowadays
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...Graffiti as Career and Ideology,” The American Journal of Sociology, 94.2, pp. 229-250. Mueller, M., Moore, J., Doggett, J., Tingstrom, D. (2000) “The Effectiveness of Contingency-Specific and Contingency Non-Specific Prompts In Controlling Bathroom Graffiti,” Journal of Applied Behaviour Analysis, 33, pp. 89-92. Sechrest, L. & Olson, A. (1971... Introduction Graffiti is the defacing of public property by either writing, symbols or murals. Graffiti is widely considered to be a public nuisance. For instance, in New York, there have been widespread enforcement against graffiti artists. It especially enforced against in this city, because of the potential for widespread areas to be affected, due to the...
Literature on the Environment; the city as text - graffiti as writing
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...graffiti would seem to be found in the desire to leave a symbolic history of the presence of a culture. Within these communications can be found a source of identity that is fundamental within the confines of most social and cultural structures of civilization. Philadelphia The history of modern graffiti in the United States is most often traced to origins in Philadelphia in the 1960’s. According to Hess, “Widespread urban American graffiti originated in North Philadelphia, where street gangs in the 1960’s used graffiti to mark territory“ (151). While many consider the graffiti found there to be part of the burgeoning hip hop culture that would emerge in the following decades... Chapter One...
Graffiti - the Writing on the Wall
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...American artists such as Robert Rauschenburg and Andy Warhol had developed new screen-printing techniques and visual ideas, which had a big impact on the art and design world. Their hybrid techniques labeled them forerunners of today's stencil graffiti artists. Warhol was a pop art pioneer and was inspired by commercial art and popular culture. An example of his stenciled art is below: In the early 1980s protest art combined with the art deco decorative tradition produced... Graffiti - the Writing on the Wall Does graffiti provide a voice for people alienated from our culture If not why is graffiti created Does graffiti influence commercial artwork and if so why In the modern world every day we encou...
Visual space in street art and graffiti
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...graffiti. Theory, Culture, & Society, 30(1), 122-139. Dickenson, M. (2008). The making of space, race, and place: New York City’s war on graffiti, 1970 – the present. Critique of Anthropology, 28(1), 27-45. Gerin, A. (2006). Maitres Chez Nous Public Art and Linguistic Identity in Quebec. In G. Sherbert, A. Gerin, & S. Petty. (Eds.). Essays on Canadian culture. Canada: Wilfred Laurier University Press. Irvine, M. (2012). The work on the street: Street art and visual culture. In B. Sandywell & I. Heywood. (Eds.). The hand book of visual culture (235-278). Bedford Square, London: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Melo, C. (2010). Performing sem-teto:...
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...American graffiti (Mitchell, 222). Deejays with duo table and a mixer drives the revelers wild a formulae to identify the hit hop music. Rap basically represents the hop culture and it is very famous in America with decorative bill boards advertising where to catch the gig at late night similar as it is in Japan. According to Ian, the clubs provide a good setting for not only live performances but artist relationship in improving the hip hop game and networking along modern developments in hip hop... A History of Japanese Hip-Hop: Street Dance, Club Scene, Pop Market Hip hop culture traces its roots in the United s. Being a culture mostly embraced by the youth, it has taken a turn and spread. It is the...
Graffiti >>
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...Graffiti 27-11-11 Graffiti Introduction: Many consider graffiti as an art while others classify it as vandalism or degradation of environment. Graffiti is a broad term and encompasses all inscriptions or drawings produced hastily by using spray cans on a wall or other surface. Graffiti is also defined as a composition of pictures or words sprayed on a wall. The word graffiti is derived from an Italian word “groffitia” meaning “scribbling” or “inscriptions made on wax tablets using a stylus”. Graffiti has been used since prehistoric times to preserve or record signifying an individual’s existence by scribbling or scratching on an enduring medium. A study of history of graffiti reveals... that...
Graffiti
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...Graffiti 27-11-11 Graffiti Introduction: Many consider graffiti as an art while others ify it as vandalism or degradation of environment. Graffiti is a broad term and encompasses all inscriptions or drawings produced hastily by using spray cans on a wall or other surface. Graffiti is also defined as a composition of pictures or words sprayed on a wall. The word graffiti is derived from an Italian word “groffitia” meaning “scribbling” or “inscriptions made on wax tablets using a stylus”. Graffiti has been used since prehistoric times to preserve or record signifying an...
Popular culture particular on graffiti or production of kitsch
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...graffiti or production of kitsch Introduction The XX-th century is the epoch of changes and great events. The history of this time confirmed its variety in the tendencies of the global problems: formation of the economic systems of the world scale (world market, international banking, and transcontinental monopolies); formation of the information net which unites the whole world; ecological problems that are possible to solve only with the help of all mankind; the wars of the XX-th century are world wars, they involved a great number of people and countries. The XX-th century is the time of overcoming the space limits of microworld and the time when human being... recognised themselves as the...
Graffiti
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...Graffiti Introduction Graffiti is a form of at which involves scribbling, spraying or scratching of drawings and writings on surfaces or walls in public areas. Usually graffiti is usually perceived as illegal since it is normally done without the consent of the authority of the public surface or wall which it has been done on. However, from an artistic point of view, graffiti is viewed as a way of expression with which street artists usually express themselves in. Graffiti is often viewed as a form of vandalism, and in the real sense it reveals approaches and techniques taken from fine art (Leko 7) There are various reasons why graffiti is spread around the world. T is from these motivations...
Graffiti and Abstract Expressionism
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...Graffiti and Expressionism expressionism refers to an expansive movement in American paintingthat began around 1940, grew and became dominant in the 1950’s. Despite their prevalence acceptance to date, abstract expressionism does not provide accurate description of the work created by the respective artist. The paintings had broad characteristics with different styles that varied extensively in terms of technique and quality. Central to this discussion are the distinguishing characteristics of abstract expressionism and the extent to which Jackson Pollock’s works relate with abstract expressionism. The first distinguishing feature relates to their...
Walter Murch
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...American sound designer and film editor. Much forayed into the arena of sound designing and film editing with Francis Coppola’s well known movie The Rain People, in 1969. In fact, Murch ventured into the fine art of sound designing much before he started to work as a film editor. Murch is also known to be associated as a film editor and sound designer with varied other memorable productions like THX 1138, The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, The English Patient, Julia, Cold Mountain and American Graffiti. Walter Murch attracted the Academy Award nomination for sound mixing for Francis Coppola’s movie... of the of the Concerned 11 July Walter Murch Walter Murch happens to be a famous and renowned...
Why do ideas such as Lefebvre's about social space imply a reevaluation of the role of graffiti in the politics of city and urban life?
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...Graffiti in the Politics of and Urban Life Since the beginning of time, man has always used public walls as a surface for the formation and communication of different concepts. ‘Graffiti’ or ‘writing on walls’ is not something that was started by the youth in the 21st century. There exists a long history of various cultures leaving symbols and writings of their experiences from the age of the Pharaoh’s Pyramids to Hadrian’s Wall, the Byzantium Empire, and the middle ages. However, it is only half a century ago when graffiti started being linked to the culture of the urban youth as well as the political beliefs of the social... Lefebvres Ideas about Social Space Imply a Re-Evaluation of the Role of...
Lefebvre's Ideas about Social Space Imply a Re-Evaluation of the Role of Graffiti in the Politics of City and Urban Life
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...Graffiti in the Politics of and Urban Life Since the beginning of time, man has always used public walls as a surface for the formation and communication of different concepts. ‘Graffiti’ or ‘writing on walls’ is not something that was started by the youth in the 21st century. There exists a long history of various cultures leaving symbols and writings of their experiences from the age of the Pharaoh’s Pyramids to Hadrian’s Wall, the Byzantium Empire, and the middle ages. However, it is only half a century ago when graffiti started being linked to the culture of the urban youth as well as the political beliefs of the social... ?Lefebvre's Ideas about Social Space Imply a Re-Evaluation of the Role of...
Graffiti Art
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...Graffiti Graffiti A report on the topic “scrutiny of “Envirocrime” was set out on April 2003, by the committee made under the British Parliament following the London Act 1999. The committee was prepare to scrutinize the issues that are being the cause of environment hazards and needed to be legally dealt under the ‘envirocimes’. The committee set out to investigate the effects of enviro-crimes on public health, both physically and mentally. Considerations on ‘graffiti’ and ‘green space’ were among the top priorities. The team had to present their results to the parliament, which is further independent about taking any kind of action. According to the Southampton City council the list... of...
Graffiti Identification
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...Graffiti/ Gang Identification and Restorative Justice al Affiliation All over the world, most people have the mentality that places with graffiti’s are not secure and thus they tend to avoid them. The presence of graffiti any where be it on private walls and buildings, or even on public places has had a lot of impact to the communities. Some of theses impacts are positive while others are negative. It is important for the members of the society to identify positive and negative graffiti. Due to the fact that negative impacts override the positive impacts of graffiti, many governments have implemented...
English Argumentative essay from "Be true to your school" book
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...American graffiti. In this perspective, one is tempted to think whether it is one of the depictions that show an emerging mediocrity in American society and the book and its prose are merely pretty trappings that hide a less than stellar picture. All in all, Be True to Your School is an important work. The degree of importance, however, will depend on the reader, on the amount of meaning that he or she would be able to get from the text. The book’s impact would rely on the interaction of personal experience... On Be True to Your School Be True to Your School was supposedly taken from a diary that Bob Greene kept during his high school, particularly when he was seventeen. For those who have passed this...
Rethinking Graffiti
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...Graffiti as Art Form There is no clear or consistent definition of the term ‘graffiti’ as its meaning changes with the person providing the definition. In some instances, it is considered to be art, but in others, these merits are either ignored or not present. In these cases, it is considered to be something illegal and anti-social because it is generally practiced in derelict portions of the city and without the permission of the building owners. Attempting to present an objective viewpoint, Stowers (2005) insists “Graffiti is art … The reasons, including aesthetic criteria, as to why it is an art form far outweigh the criticism of...
2 films
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...American graffiti 1973 where the theme of the students rebelling against authority... Film Blackboard Jungle, Film 1955 Director: Richard Brooks (Screenplay by Dudley Nichols) Actors/Actresses playing teachers: Richard Dadier the teacher is played by Glenn Ford, Mr. Warneke, played by John Hoyt. Richard Kiley is Joshua Edwards, another new teacher in the school, Context: This movie takes is set in an all male high school and revolves around a new idealistic teacher Mr. Richard Dadier, whose character is played by Glenn Ford. The schools other staff members come across as being rather apathetic. The schools principle Mr. Warneke seems to have a problem admitting that his school is plagued by discipline i...
The Problems with Using Nostalgia to Represent the Past
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...American Graffiti, Titanic, The Battle of Algiers, etc.), are shown. Musical productions rekindle the music of the past decades. Nevertheless, what people feel or imagine when hearing the word ‘nostalgia’ varies considerably from its original connotation. The word ‘nostalgia’ originates from the terms ‘nostos’, which means ‘to return’, and ‘algos’, which means ‘pain’ (Trigg 2006, 53). Therefore, nostalgia has mostly been a representation of the ‘pain’ a person feels when s/he is not with his/her loved ones... ?The Problems with Using Nostalgia to Represent the Past Introduction Nowadays, nostalgia appears to be pervasive. People go to cinemas where nostalgic films, or movies that depict the past (e.g....
Should Graffiti Be Illegal?
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...graffiti be illegal?   Graffiti can simply be known as street art. Colorful and intricate designs, which are mostly seen on walls, are made with nothing but spray paint. Society, on the contrary, doesn’t quite see it as art, for them, it is more like a form of vandalism. Street artists are therefore seen as criminals and not as the creative individuals they really are. Thereby giving the impression that graffiti on walls is actually a mess that has to be cleaned up. The arts we see across the street are often creative masterpieces. Why is it that people want to see masterpieces in museums and art galleries and not in the streets where they walk? It could be because people... s Grade 13th July Should...
Book review
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...American graffiti: Effects of authority and reactance arousal.." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2. 3 (1976): 264-267. Print. Sandberg, Sheryl. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. UK: Random House, 2013. Print.... that such stereotypes will make the individuals psychologically disengage themselves from the relevant domain (3). However, there are still issues to be solved before totally appreciating the claim by Sandberg. To illustrate, there is the psychological reactance theory proposed by Brehm (1996). According to this theory, some individuals develop reactance response when they are presented with a negative stereotype. That means people tend to reassert their freedom...
Law Essay: Graffiti
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...Graffiti 30-11-11 Graffiti Introduction: Graffiti is defined as a pictorial or lettered composition produced hastily by scratching, scrawling or painting by hand on a wall or other enduring materials. The history of graffiti dates back to prehistoric times and it was widespread even in Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. Graffiti was used by cavemen to communicate and mark their territories. Moreover, in prehistoric times, graffiti was extensively used as it was an easy way to record the existence and successes of a famous individual. During the Age of Enlightenment,...
Graffiti Report Essay
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...GRAFFITI REPORT Graffiti Report of Graffiti Report Information about the Tool Kriging is a processor-intensive process, the speed of which is dependent on the points in the input dataset as well as the size of the window that is being used for searching purposes. High degree of confidence with regards to the value that has been predicted is indicated by the low values within the optional output variance. It is assumed by Universal krigng that structural component and local trend differentiates from one location to the other. Control of semivariogram required for kriging is possible only because of the advanced parameters and the value for lag size is default which is set to the output... ?Running Head:...
Graffiti as Art
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...Graffiti as Art Introduction In today’s world, graffiti has become commonplace, appearing on literary every surface from walls in streets to toilets in public places. The context of materials drawn in graffiti is so wide, thus becoming the central focus of many scholars from different disciplines. The attitude towards graffiti varies widely. During the early days of graffiti emergence, some scholars compared art to graffiti, perceiving graffiti as a new composite phenomenon, with characteristics of childishness and adult assault. Yet others perceived...
Art of Graffiti
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...Graffiti is ranging from vandalism to cherished artwork. Michael Walsh in his book "Graffito" compares two opposite points of view on this issue. He compares two statements. First is a claim of Eskae Oakland from California, who says that "Graffiti is a kick in the face to the Gallery/Museum system, where the artist is pimped like a whore for the capitalist system, made into another commodity for people to buy. . . . Graffiti art is free for all to come and view-no one can own it, it belongs to all of us"1. The opposite view in presented in the words of Gary Doyle from Public Works Officer, Nuisance Crime Abatement Unit, Oakland, California, who said, "I think graffiti is vandalism, pure... Nowadays...
Banksy Graffiti Work
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...Graffiti Work Introduction Work of most street artists is anonymous and only known through their tagging pseudonyms.The work of the U.K. street artist Banksy Graffiti is different, since his work can be presently seen around the world. Previously most people claimed to know the true identity of Banksy, but none of them was definitive. People do not know the real name of Banksy, but his art is a work of a passionate person. Banksy works; stencils, paintings and other art pieces repeatedly address social issues. Banksy work often displays a sense of humor, making it possible that someone will laugh or cast one’s eye thoughtfully upon seeing a Banksy piece. Banksy’s Biography Although... there...
Graffiti Art in Los Angeles
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...Graffiti Artist The art of graffiti is one of the oldest forms of decorative art. Dating back to cave paintings human kind of been affixing art to rocks and walls. These general trends continued throughout Greek antiquity and the Renaissance. The late 20th century saw a new graffiti aesthetic emerge in New York City, wherein street artists began painting and spray-painting designs to subway walls and various elements of the city. From New York, this street aesthetic spread to Los Angeles, and ultimately internationally. In the different regions, different aesthetic approaches developed, with Los Angeles containing one of the most seminal styles. This essay considers graffiti artist... ?Los Angeles...
Graffiti the illegal art
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...Graffiti Graffiti, largely identified as an illegal art, has been used by artists as a means of expressing resistance to the hegemonic definition of formal art in numerous countries around the world. The definition of graffiti changes depending upon who is providing the definition. Other than the illegal act of painting on an unsanctioned public or private property space, some types of graffiti fall definitely within the bounds of an artistic definition while others do not, and the problem is not simply a clear cut distinction between image production or words scratched out on a surface but instead rests on a rather...
Mitigating biases, stereotypes, and heuristics
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...American graffiti: Effects of authority and reactance arousal. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2(3), 264-267.... biases, stereotypes, and heuristics Introduction Attitudes refer to the beliefs and opinions that people form about everything that is in their environment including other people and the events in their vicinity. Attitudes are relative and therefore change during subsequent interactions with the people and the events. Attitudes therefore influence the relationship of people for the perceived people or events. People form attitudes about other people and other environmental elements depending on the predisposing environmental factors around them. In short, they are often...
The art of Graffiti
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...GRAFFITI Many people have different opinions about graffiti. Some think it is artistic expression, others believe it is a form of vandalism. Partly this is because graffiti takes many different forms. Some of it shows a lot of artistic merit while other stuff is just a bunch of scribbling. There is one thing that usually unifies graffiti as a category: it is a rebellious act because it is done on property that rarely belongs to the “artist.” For this reason, many people dislike it. Many people view private property as one of the foundations of human civilization and vandalism to be a violation of the trust between people....
Graffiti as an art form
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...GRAFFITI INTRODUCTION When one thinks about various art forms it turns about to be quite astonishing how art has transformed itself during the ages. One of the major transformations in the field of art is how it has spread beyond the boundaries of galleries to streets and urban areas. Graffiti is an art form which was not primarily accepted in the past but since the change to street art it has turned into a positive reinforcement and an essential form art although it has faced numerous criticism. Street art an important form of art: Street art or graffiti is a form of art that has a very broad canvas. It is basically a model of that portrays the hybridization of various forms of art... in...
Hollywood & Beyond - End of Year Essay
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...American Graffiti shows it as a period of charm, Cadillacs and tranquility. However, the real image differs from what is seen in these movies: American society in the years following the World War II was characterized by dynamic changes, anxiety and emergence of revolutionary youth culture driven by rock`n`roll. As technologies continued their advance, cinematography became the most understandable and popular form of art reflecting realia and state... Postwar Hollywood Film Industry s Visual Arts and Film Studies Department The World War II turned out to be a striking andterrifying event that changed world order and people’s entire perception of reality including value of a human life, death, social...
Hip Hop in the African American culture
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...American culture Different artifacts that are a representation of culture surround the way of life of most individuals. From one generation to the other one is likely to find an artifact. Hip hop music is an artifact that has dominated America, especially for the African Americans. The hip hop artifact origin was at a precise cross street subculture within South Bronx ethnic group during the 1970s in New York City. Four distinct elements characterize this artifact. The hip hop culture manifestation is represented by these four elements (Chang, 2005). These four elements include rap music, turntablism, breaking, and graffiti art. African America people find unity... hand, a majority of the...
Identify and analyse its importance within the history of the genre (Horror Film Carrie)
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...American Graffiti, Beach Blanket Bingo, Grease, Rebel Without a Cause, and The Wild One. If Bathrick (1977) states that the film shows a subtle sexism regarding how women are portrayed on-screen, Citron (1977) concurs with this analysis. Citron (1977) notes that the portrayal of women and girls does not bring them into the best light. Carrie is homicidal, but she... Brian De Palmas 1976 Carrie is a film that has had profound influence, and also is reflective of social and cultural anxieties of that time. One way that the film has had influence is through queer appropriation. This means that many queer productions are based upon the film, mainly because the lead girl, Carrie, is representative of the gay ...
Freedom of speech
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...American should enjoy their freedom of expression and speech as stipulated in the country’s constitution. In my opinion, American citizens should be allowed to express themselves freely as long as in so doing they are not infringing on the rights of other people. This also applies to artists who wish to legally express their ideas through their God-given talent. Art, of which graffiti is a part of, has for a long time been one of the ways through which people feel free to express themselves. In New York, it is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to possess spray paint cans and broad tipped indelible markers, which are important tools for graffiti art. It is also... 546120 Freedom of Speech Every...
Hollywood Musical Men: The representation of the dancing man post-classical American Musicals.
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...American Graffiti), the concert types (Woodstock) and the Bio (The Rose) [Mordden: 1981]. The setting of the musical Grease was in the middle of the Rock n... Running head: Hollywood Dancing Men Hollywood Dancing Men: The Representation of the Dancing Man in Post ical American Movies Name of University Abstract The principal of gender in American musicals has been directed through the American male. This project will identify the dancing man and how he is portrayed in post-classical American musicals and movies. Although women have been the subject of the musical extravaganzas of the 1920s to 1940s the way that the male is portrayed has become a recent interpretation. Using a variety of media including ...
Hip Hop & Crisis in African American Commnity
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...American Community Hip Hop & Crisis in African American Community IntroductionHip-hop is an African-American, Afro-Caribbean, Latin American youth alternative culture that incorporates rap music, graffiti, and break-dancing as central to its cultural expression (George, 1998; Rose, 1994). Rose goes further to claim that hip-hop is "[s]ituated at the 'cross-roads of lack and desire,' …emerging from the deindustrialization meltdown where social alienation, prophetic imagination, and yearning intersect" (p. 21). To understand the hip hop generation and its source of controversy and celebration, one has to approach it from several perspectives... in art, the expression of the people, most obvious...
Emotions and Socialization: how Film Influenced the Way Culture Engages in Relationships
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...American Graffiti and the Lords of Flatbush began to reach back to the 1950s to rewrite the glossed over emotions and reveal an emotional state that was more ‘truthfully’ represented (Shary 46). However, if taken in context with the research done by Sears, Maccoby, and Levin, the aggression of youth was not a part of life, but had been suppressed through socialization by parents... ?Client’s Emotions and Socialization: How Film has influenced the Way Culture Engages in RelationshipsThe emotional context of films has changed the way in which people relate to one another. Seeing generations whose births occurred nearer to the beginning of the 20th century relate to one another is very different than the...
Michael DeNottos Street Art and Graffiti
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...Graffiti” Introduction Waking up to a previously clean public wall now filled with various scribbles expressing a whole gamut of themes is usually considered vandalism. Michael DeNotto (2014) explained how this activity has come to be known as graffiti or street art, viewed in different perspectives, depending on the style and content of the writings and graphics inscribed on the wall. His essay recognized such street activity as a phenomenon now worthy of study because of the valuable messages expressed by the authors of the graffiti/ street art. More than just explaining, he has enumerated other sources of information on this topic for further... A Critique on Michael DeNotto’s “Street Art and...
Is graffiti a valid art form ?
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...Graffiti a Valid Art Form? Art is considered as the expression of an individual’s creativity from the imaginative point of view to visual form, achieved through production of sculptures and paintings. It is from the above understanding that the term graffiti has to be considered as an art because for the act to be perfected; an artist has to apply his or her creative skills to bring out the visual content (Chalfant and Prigoff 25). Graffiti began in 1960s, but it has never been taken seriously as other art works which have been exhibited in a museum or gallery. A number of people have criticized graffiti because of the...
Identify and analyse its importance within the history of the genre (Horror Film Carrie)
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...American Graffiti, Beach Blanket Bingo, Grease, Rebel Without a Cause, and The Wild One. If Bathrick (1977) states that the film shows a subtle sexism regarding how women are portrayed on-screen, Citron (1977) concurs with this analysis. Citron (1977) notes that the portrayal of women and girls does not bring them into the best light. Carrie is homicidal, but she... ?Brian De Palma's 1976 Carrie is a film that has had profound influence, and also is reflective of social and cultural anxieties of that time. One way that the film has had influence is through queer appropriation. This means that many queer productions are based upon the film, mainly because the lead girl, Carrie, is representative of the...
Graffiti Art, Mural Art and Banksy
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...Graffiti and Murals: Focus on Banksy – A Study in Perspective Graffiti is experiencing a new high because of the coming of age of one infamous, anonymous graffiti artist under the pseudo name Banksy, whose works have been fetching astounding prices, and are being sought by art patrons and celebrities alike. Banksy has made it possible to lead graffiti into mainstream art. How was he able to accomplish this where others before him failed? Has graffiti really have arrived in the big league, or is Banksy just a stroke of chance and good luck? Is graffiti the new art? To answer these...
Art and Architecture
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...graffiti. It concerns with the idea of discrimination ostensible within the American society today. The looks of two men are too serious to say everything goes well. Thus, the graffiti itself is a powerful impulse from within the artist’s soul which illuminates the need for a social change starting with everyone separately (Gottlieb 50). Furthermore, the foreshortening taken by the artists seems more picturesque and that underlines all hidden details such as shades and hues (Janaro and Altshuler 120). Seemingly, the graffiti creates... ?Part Getting around the park, I ran into the building of the local library. I saw it matched the exact goal of my research. The thing is that the architectural ensemble...
American Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
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...American Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat Introduction Biography Jean-Michel Basquiat was born on the 22nd of December 1960 in New York, USA. Basquiat had a unique mastery of art in quite a wide range of fields including music, painting, poem writing and graffiti. Just before his death in August 1988, he had become a distinguished primitivist and neo-expressionist painter. Jean-Michel Basquiat was an intelligent child; he could read and write by the age of four. He could speak English and Spanish with excellent command the age of eleven. His parents and teachers noticed his unique ability in art and nurtured it from such tender age. When he was seven years old,...
Response
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...graffiti. I believe it is a proper decision. 2. Sujatha Fernandes “The Mixtape of the Revolution” The idea of this article is to show the role of rap music in contemporary Arab world. It is interesting to observe the transformation of rap. Being initially an American style, mainly perceived as brutal and cruel music, rap has evolved into something much bigger. According to Fernandes, it plays “a critical role in articulating citizen discontent over poverty, rising food prices, blackouts, unemployment, police repression and political corruption”. Rap performers tell about... The book “Global Issues, Local Arguments: Readings for writing” is a fascinating academic source. It contains articles on different...
Major American employment-related laws and regulations
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...American employment-related laws and regulations American employment-related laws and regulations Introduction Human resource managers must understand the labor laws that outline the rights of both workers and the employer. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 and Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act 1973 prohibits employers from engaging in discriminatory practices in their employment matters. In this case, the organization is prohibited from discriminating a individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, sex or disability in employment matters such as hiring, discharge, compensation or promotions. The Pregnancy...  Major Ameri...
American
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...American” describes the misery that is faced by the African American community in the United States of America, while Tato Laviera’s poem speaks of the problems that are faced by the community of people who have Puerto Rican roots. Both writers, while they discuss the problems faced by either community, also speak of the fact that America, despite its defects, remains the best place for people of all cultures to reside. Mckay says, I love this cultured hell that tests my youth! (n.p.) This line evokes the multicultural ethos that pervades America and the communities that are a part of it. The importance of this lies... in the ability that people of all cultures have in staying and fulfilling...
Rap music's effect on American culture
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...American Culture al Affiliation) Introduction Contemporarily, rap music emerges as a formidable genre of music in the United States. Rap music has out rightly evolved to become the hip hop culture’s linchpin. The overall culture of hip hop has been established by this art form of music. The rap culture has permeated the American populace in an unprecedented fashion. Owing to its great cross-over appeal, rap culture stands as a potentially prodigious unifier of populations with diverse traits. A great percentage of the rap genre audience is non-black. The genre has moved from the fringes, to the corporate boardrooms and suburbs. Corporate brands such as Nike, Coca cola, Sprite... Influence of Rap on...
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