Henze, Hans. Music and politics

He was a composer of German origin. His compositions significantly varied in style, having been influenced by various factors such as serialism, atonality and Italian music. He was born...

The Arts Are Good for Your Health

Modern art can be used to procure health for infirm suffering from different ailments.  The performances and creation of drawings creatively communicate to the people, who might be emotionally...

Art as therapy: An effective way of promoting positive mental health?

Modern art can be used to procure health for infirm suffering from different ailments.  The performances and creation of drawings creatively communicate to the people, who might be emotionally...

How an image is able to interrupt the viewer’s state of thought and draw their attention into it

From my perspective the term interpellation refers to how an image is able to interrupt the viewer’s state of thought and draw their attention into it. It aims to...

Digital photos that are reproduced using the modern technology

The girl with a pearl earring is a very famous oil painting that was done by a Dutch artist by the name of Johannes Vermeer. I come from a Dutch...

Understanding Realism

The revelation of the images could send different messages to the viewers. Could it be the artistic drawing or a photo taken of a certain place, both have a...

Virgil Thompson and his influences on the musical life in NYC

Virgil Thompson was both a composer, conductor and a music critic. He was born in Kansas City on November 25, 1896, and died in New York on September 30,...

German musician

Recognized as a German composer who had a significant influence on the music industry, Karl-Heinz Stockhausen is a notable figure and regarded as the initiator of modern music that...

A musician

Hans Werner Henze was a German composer born in Gütersloh, Westphalia, as the eldest of six children to a teacher. He showed interest in music and art at an...

Visual Culture and Science

Visual culture is an important aspect of the present age. Images are complex and sometimes not straightforward as perceived by the viewer. An individual needs to understand the context...

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