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What is art?

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Well, what is art? It includes painting, music, cinema and theatre. Art plays a great role in our life. Art surrounds us everywhere. Sometimes it entertains us, but what is more important, it gives us many opportunities for personal development. It is necessary to remember that art attracts our attention to different sides of our life. But we are different and our tastes differ. Some people look for fresh impressions and new emotions. Others look for new ideas and unusual points of view. ...read more.

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Moreover, the work of scene workers, illuminators, dressers is very important too. Another type of art is cinema. Cinema is much younger than theatre. It was born in France at the end of the 19th century and quickly spread all over the world. The first films were silent and black&white. Now cinema is the most widespread industry of entertainment. Films are shot in different genres too, for example: dramas, comedies, westerns, action films, adventures and of course, soap operas. ...read more.

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The genres of classical music are: symphony, opera (!)etc. But the youth is involved in modern rhythms such as pop, rock, rap, r'n'b and trance and though adults don't approve such tendencies, nevertheless such music has a great influence on young people. As for painting, it can be devised into 2 groups- of old masters and new painters. Old paintings show both, the development of art and the history of our civilization. Through these works we are able to travel in time. Modern paintings either open something new for us in the surrounding world or develops our imagination. To sum up, I'd like to say that all forms of art work for a favor of Mankind. ...read more.

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