Friday, November 19, 2010

Art

art 1 (ärt)
noun
  1. Human effort to imitate, supplement, alter, or counteract the work of nature.
  2. a. The conscious production or arrangement of sounds, colors, forms, movements, or other elements in a manner that affects the sense of beauty, specifically the production of the beautiful in a graphic or plastic medium.
    b. The study of these activities.
    c. The product of these activities; human works of beauty considered as a group...
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.





So
What is Art?
It is
Altering,
Illuminating,
Creating,
Perceiving,
Imitating
Nature
and/or
Beauty.
Through Human Expression.

Art is
the combination,
conduction,
arrangement and
determination of
elements
enriched and
experienced by
 one
--or many,
in unison of thought.

Art is that which we
perceive
and produce
 it to be.
Art is within
(and without)
and surrounding
Me.

4 comments:

Marie Young (Young Creative) said...

Wonderful job capturing "art" in words!

Gourdess said...

Oh that is a LOVELY poem! I love how you captured the essence of art.

Michelle V. Alkerton said...

Yay! Art is life is art.
Stay inspired!

CelebrateDiversity said...

Really great! Thank you!