Importance of Art in Society and Culture Paper

It must be 4-5 pages, doubled spaced in your own words. The subject is finding the genius in a work of art.Choose at least three artists from your text book[ please choose different artists then from your first paper], that you believe have created works of “genius”.

Genius can be defined as someone with extraordinary mental power, especially as manifested in creative activity.

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit, Genius hits a target no one else can see.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

The philosopher Immanuel Kent believed that “Originality was the essential character of a genius.”

In your paper tell me where you find the “genius’ in a particular work of art found in the book.What makes it stand out from other artists work? Explain in detail.

Finally, tell me why you think we all need art in our lives. What importance does art play to society and culture?