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Art is the use of skill and imagination, to create objects, experiences, melodies or environments in order to achieve the aesthetic pleasure in the observer. It is traditionally said that art feeds the soul, and those who make this claim are not wrong. To see a work of art, one feels touched by it, and may feel that he is transporting to other places and times, real or imaginary; art provokes AWE. It is said that the ability to distinguish the beautiful from the ugly is an innate human ability, but the truth is that the aesthetic values change of culture in culture, and some thinkers have referred to the definition of art as one of the largest of the philosophy problems; by the same art and their perception will always be subjective.
From the classical age and before, the art comes practicing in its various forms and expressions. Already the first humans with intelligence, drew in the caverns his interpretation of reality both externally (as presented to the senses) as internal (their subjective perceptions of reality, using symbols and abstract representations); even modern research claim that the origin of art is entopico, i.e. derived from internal or subjective experience of the shamans of the time which overturned graphically perceptions. From those beginnings to today, the art is reflect who we are and what we are experiencing.
At the beginning of the history of art, i.e. from counts posted on where is this concept, it is understood by art to a certain skill, usually manual or musical, well developed in a person. The concept then evolved markedly in the romantic period, where he is given a quality "metaphysics" to artistic activity, and therefore is complicated by its definition, leaving it in the hands of philosophy, religion and science. A good fairly balanced contemporary definition in historical terms about the concept, could be a product of human activity can stimulate the senses and the mind, emotions and ideas. Anyway the topic is highly subjective, and gives to endless conclusions.
Each epoch of history, for the same reason, to cultivated a kind of art. The classics, was strict with human forms. The man was the Center. Then we were developing the Roman, the Byzantine, Renaissance, Baroque, realism, surrealism, etc. There are many styles of art that have been developed, but each one of them, has amazed and touched to his contemporaries, precisely because the art from one point of view has a dual value: on the one hand represents and identifies a specific or temporary state of society and people that live beside the art has a universal value rescuing immutable human naturetheir dreams, hopes, joys and sorrows.
With the passing of the centuries, the concept of art was debugged. Above all the vision that was, in terms of its exposure to the commercial value that could be exploited and already the end of the 17TH century, began to conceptualize the idea of exposing massive works of art, with a recreational objective and, at the same time, commercial. At the same time, emerged the first schools overcrowded, and serious so that stakeholders and above all, gifted, could learn the techniques necessary to become true masters of their craft.Among the disciplines currently deemed to be art, are: architecture, crafts, dance, decoration, design, drawing, painting, fashion, cinema, literature, music (with all its genres and expressions), photography, poetry, sculpture and theatre. The classification of all modalities of this human activity in our days is a matter of constant debate, but there could be less for a subject as captivating and elusive as the art.