What shall be my subject? -animals, but men are rare. They’re almost profiled because the only profile can show the essence.
Paleolithic human-headed shows that the ivory figure is very important for the artist.
Nude woman shows fertility images. The intents of makers maybe the female form.
Ancient artists always painted statuette.
The sculptors usually change the subject to keep the profile view and details.
Art in the Old Stone Age
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I should record my life to observe and analyze why I will do these things.
The reason I always want to chat online is that I want to connect with others but I don’t want to talk.
Different types of creatures cannot understand each other. It’s because there are different factors affecting, such as longevity and the environment.
Xu You’s saying means name is the only guest of reality. We should think about whether we can fit it.
Which is useless in one place can be very useful in other places, like the cream.
Carving and Casting: Subtractive, and addictive.
Relief sculpture: some sculpture is very boldly.
Art historian should learn in other disciplines.
No one can be truly objective.
People should not act on the basis of opinion, but true knowledge.
“The unexamined life is not worth living” (Apology 38A).
It’s not by art, but by divine power.
Texture reflects the material.
SPACE, MASS, and VOLUME
Perspective, Foreshortening Foreshortening is one form of perspective, Rubens use it, Egyptian artists don’t use it, neither is the correct.
Proportion, and Scale Proportion can be changed for some intention.
Who made it? From the personal style, art historian can attribute who made these art works.
Who paid for it? Patrons always have a big influence when artists are commissioned. They can change subjects and style in an artwork, under these circumstances, personal style is not important. So it is necessary to know who paid for it?
Basic words for art historian:
Form and composition (not only two dimensions but also 3D)
Material and Technique
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sovereign should have moral law.
Before the war, you should think about whether moral law is sit on your side, if not, you lose Heaven.
Before the war, you should create the situation for success, and make the plan for better circumstances.
All warfare is based on deception, so we should deceive both of our friends and enemies.
If your opponent is bad temper, irritate him. Observe your enemy, if they are in ease, make him not rest, if they are united, separate him.
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In Freud’s theory, masochism is from sadism, another theory said that sadism and masochism are two faces of one coin.
But the recent study shows that maybe masochism is more fundamental. The number of Masochists are much more than sadists’.
The submissive partners are really in control during SM, because it is the submissive’s desire shapes the sex play.
Masochistic desires are much stronger than sadistic. But many submissive people cannot find a partner… ...➔➔➔