My presentation is going to be about art as a form of human expression; The purpose of works of art may be to communicate ideas through the politically-, spiritually-, or philosophically-motivated art.
The date displays a number of major artists who
use imagery, emotion or political context art
through forms of expression in varied
representative eras such as Surrealism,
Expressionism, Political Art.
Surrealism Expressionism Political Art
Art is like having an itch you cannot scratch. A craving
that is never fulfilled. It is a way to extend and display
an idea or an emotion.
Through the effects of color as in visual arts. Color
can have a huge multiplicity of effects on the psyche.
Also, through inspirations and diversity of the mixed
mediums, art becomes an alternative language and tool
for communicating a message to the world.
Fine art often has goals beyond pure creativity and self-
expression. The purpose of works of art may be to put
ideas on view; such as in politically-, spiritually-, or
philosophically-motivated art; to create a sense of; to
explore the nature of perception; for pleasure; or to
generate strong emotions.
The main inspiration for most of my
artwork is the human body: the majesty
of the naturally, and neatly sculpted
The curves in both the female and male
figures are a work of art themselves; The
fine anatomic division of the human
body is amazingly captivating to paint
Alongside to the human body, the 1924
art movement of Surrealism has a clear
influence on my art work in the context
of expressive art.
Surrealism can be defined as “a cultural
movement and artistic style that was
founded in 1924 by André Breton.
Surrealism uses visual imagery from the
subconscious mind to create art without
the intention of logical
comprehensibility” It is to incorporate
one’s imagination and start seeing
things from a surrealist vision which
does not necessarily logical or realistic.
I adapted from this culture and
movement to embody and express a
certain vision or an emotion in a work of
This is an example of an art piece
that expresses a certain emotion
through the physical attribute and
composition of the work.
The sculpture of “Trapped in
Myself” embodies the theme of self
consciousness and insecurity.
It illustrates the sense of
vulnerability of a female ﬁgure.
The ﬁgure is purposely naked to
display the sense wanting to strip
down of all life’s accessories.
The ﬁgure also represent the sense
of pain as the female’s real self come
The face coming out of the ﬁgure’s
chest was meant to expresses sense
of struggle and relief at the same
• Another way of expression
through art is
communicating a political
• displaying a certain
political view through art is
an effective form of art that
captivates and might
• Political art can bring
about a social and political
change in our society
through the message its
Believe that art is a
attribute and form of
Believe that the
Practice of art is a
waste of time
Consider art no more
than a visual image;
Original Pieces of work:
Slide#3 Graphic- “Art is an itch you can't scratch”
Slide#4 Graphic- “Drip”
Slide#5 Graphic- “Trapped in myself”
Slide#6 Graphic- “Two shall be one flesh”
Slide#7 Graphic- “The Suffer of the Melting Patience”
*Pie Chart: survey study among McMaster students.