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Questions tagged [art]

Pertaining to the area of human accomplishments in which intangible creative elements are applied to produce the final product. Can pertain to the production, interpretation or appreciation of works created to evoke specific emotional responses, such as in painting or music.

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Is the depiction of nudity or sex harmful to minors?

In other words, are the censorship & ratings of movies and other forms of art based on something more than nothing? ;) Or, in a broader sense, I am questioning the very widespread belief that kids ...
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Is this photo showing a woman standing in the nude before teenagers real?

There's a photo going around Twitter and the right-wing blogosphere of a woman standing in the nude at an art exhibition attended by a bunch of teenagers. I do not want to embed this photo, as it ...
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Was the golden ratio deliberately used for aesthetics in ancient or Renaissance times?

It's a famous claim that the golden ratio was both known to and deliberately used by artists and/or architects, for example in the Parthenon. I doubt this, and suspect that any observations about the ...
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Is there a relationship between yellow and moods?

A commonly held belief in visual arts and graphic design is that colours communicate specific moods. Let's concentrate on the colour yellow, for example here: The color yellow gives one a warm and ...