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Human Context Definition:

Across time and throughout cultures human commonalities weave together the fabric of life. Human responses to life's experiences and ponderings of its mysteries are continually expressed in artistic forms. To create and to problem solve, to embellish, to teach and to communicate through art are central urges within all cultures. Understanding art's functions helps us identify its universal qualities and cross-cultural applications. People share basic needs and environmental concerns, as well as hopes and joys. Both individuals and society benefit from the creative process and the diversity of resulting forms of art and design which enhance, reflect and change our inner and outer worlds.

Thought Processes and Concepts to be Taught:

Human Context

Human Commonalities

Psychological Aspects

Social Functions of Art

Search for Meaning


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