Impact of history, gothic art, peace, security, pieces of art, power of art, the Standard of Ur
This paper entails a collection of 10 pieces of art from Prehistory style to the Gothic style. Each of the ten pieces of art selected portrays the theme of peace and security in terms of managing conflict and violence in a turbulent world. Peace and security are critical requirements in any society. The work of art has been used throughout historical periods to promote peace and security. The power of art in achieving these two societal goals is attributed to its emotive nature whereby works of art have been used to help people feel the sadness and damages of war thereby assisting then to instil the desire as well as the commitment of ending war, working collectively for peace and security in the society.
[...] The main theme presented in this historical piece of art is the promotion of peace and societal security. This theme is attributed to the depicted war and security scenes. The Standard of Ur The function of this piece of art has been suggested to be a standardized team of keeping peace and security during the time it was created about 4,500 years ago. Some suggestions have also been raised that it was a chest for storing funds for use in works associated with warfare or even associated with civil and religious activities. [...]
[...] The artifact was thus purposely created to show authority in issuing commands and decisions in the betterment of the turbulent society in terms of peace and security. The Parthenon pediments on the Temple of Artemis involve sculptures curved on the walls. The art work is among the finest instances of the Greek classical art. To portray the intended message of people ready for war towards the maintenance of peace and security in their kingdom, the figures seem to have been sculptured and engraved in a natural movement whereby the bodies have the vital energy for their tasks. [...]
[...] Jesus is the only security from the evil powers of Satan and through Him, people can live peacefully amongst one another. Gothic art of Cristo de La Laguna The Gothic art in this case involves an image representing Jesus that has been considered highly important on the Canary Islands. It is essential a part of Spanish religious sculptures taken to be of the highest possible artistic value. The Gothic style of art used enhances the artistic value. Works Cited Kleiner, Fred S. Gardner's Art Through the Ages (Art 1 Santa Monica College) Print. [...]
[...] Islamic art also promoted the theme of managing peace and security in the society in various ways. The commonest way to depict the need to manage peace and security in the society was artworks depicting scenes of war and related victories or even the depiction of leadership power. The Scene from the Khamsa of Nizami painting is a typical example of a piece of art used to depict such theme. Scene from the Khamsa of Nizami painting The Scene from the Khamsa of Nizami painting seems to show how a king is important to the society since he was known to make informed decision especially regarding the running of the kingdom, which involve peace management and ensuring that people have adequate security. [...]
[...] The theme of peace and security management is not directly portrayed, but indeed, the Christian teachings advocated for these virtues, which were better portrayed through the work of art as in the case of Jesus Christ Pantocrator painting. Jesus Christ Pantocrator painting Like any other religion, Buddhism is a religion that promotes good virtues in the society including living peacefully among people. Some pieces of Buddhist art were used to promote the management of peace and security in the society. The artistic practices in this case are completely influenced by Buddhism. [...]
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