The Importance Of Art In The Modern Society

David Tatham

david shepherd water vole
"Water Vole"
Signed Limited Edition print
Published April 2005
Image Size:- 6" x 6"

The Importance Of Art In The Modern Society by David Tatham
Art may be defined as the science of expression through artistic works like books, prints, painting, music, films and photography.
An artist needs to be capable of the skills and passion required for this work. Other than being diligent, trustworthy and competent, they must possess expertise. These components are often acquired in art institutions such as schools and colleges.

'The Arts' have been considered a worthwhile investment in both the developing and developed economies. The field has employed various professionals from artists, painters and signers. Their specialization makes them diverse and able to compete with each other. These investments have immensely promoted the development of sectors such as business, agriculture, education and health.

Art is an excellent way of communicating feelings and information on various subject matters. Art normally cover all the spheres of life especially sociology, economics, and politics. Wildlife photography and paintings is probably one of the best in the industry. Wildlife artistic covers different world plants and animals thus disseminating information on these living things.

There are various avenues that are organized to showcase the talents of artists from diverse regions of the world. These platforms are an excellent way of sharing ideas and ideologies. The artists are able to interact through exhibitions or expos. Through these conferences, they are able to solicit resources or funds that are needed to boost their work. Topics on paintings, photographic techniques, and signatures are covered and discussed in details.

Art may be considered as a signed limited edition prints good. This is used as a marketing incentive for the products in this field. However, there is a restriction in the number of prints produced. Techniques such as dry-points are used to ensure that there is no loss of quality.

Technological advancement has positively aided the art industry. Primarily, new techniques were used for purposes of communication and storage of data. Computer era has surely eliminated cases of print errors that were rampant in the earlier days.The techniques were also fast, affordable and efficient. Channels like websites, social networks, portals and blogs are used to share information regarding various art work. New channels are core in advertising and marketing them.

Most countries recognize the efforts of associations and groups formed by artists. There are numerous organizations that cater for the needs of artists such as authors, musicians, drawers and painters. Other than fighting for the rights of the artists, they ensure that patent and copyright laws are adhered to fully. In addition, they avail resources especially finances needed by their members. Importantly, the organizations organize forums like workshops, exchange programs and seminars through which the artists get further trainings.

However, the development of user friendly software such as designing packages for art has stepped up the game. Computer aided software engineering has enabled the engineers to program applications that help in artistic works including films, animation, photography printing journals, magazines and publications. Besides, the programs are normally made compatible with most operating systems making them the best alternatives. This software is also cheaply or readily available for use. They are customized to additional effects such as 3D modelling and audios.

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