Category: Arts

A Description of Some Graphic Design Products

Graphic communication media such as calendars, postage stamps, pennants, buntings and flags are utilised in our daily activities as a people, society or nation. It is now a popular feature of ceremonies and events like weddings, festivals, Independence Day and others to design calendars, buntings to mark the occasion or event. Thus, graphic artists need [Continue]

Art Therapy Can Reduce Pain And Anxiety In Cancer Patients

A study published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management found that art therapy can reduce a broad spectrum of symptoms related to pain and anxiety in cancer patients. In the study done at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, cancer patients reported significant reductions in eight of nine symptoms measured by the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale [Continue]

Fine art in advertising can backfire

Throughout the ages, fine art has been accorded a special significance and recognized as a powerful communication tool. Art has been used to sell everything from products to politics to religion. But art can be stripped of its special status if used carelessly by advertisers, according to a new study by researchers from Boston College [Continue]

Music and the arts fight depression, promote health

If you paint, dance or play a musical instrument — or just enjoy going to the theatre or to concerts — it’s likely that you feel healthier and are less depressed than people who don’t, a survey of nearly 50,000 individuals from all socio-economic backgrounds from a county in mid-Norway shows. The findings are drawn [Continue]

Professor creates video games that redefine art

For UCLA design media arts professor Eddo Stern, video games aren’t “just games.” They’re platforms to question our assumptions about human relationships, our understanding of violence, even our definition of reality. “So I just exchanged three texts with someone. Does that constitute knowing them?” Stern asked. Which relationship is stronger? One you have with someone [Continue]