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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(2), 66-72
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-2-1
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The Functions of Art in Conveying the Meanings to Audience (Case Study: Some Selected Images from the Earthquake of Bam, 2003)

Mohamadjavad Mahdavinejad1, , Kowsar Afzali1, Akram Ahmadi1, Mahsa Noruz1 and Arash Amin1

1Faculty of Art, University of Tarbiat Modares, Tehran, Iran

Pub. Date: February 09, 2014

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Mohamadjavad Mahdavinejad, Kowsar Afzali, Akram Ahmadi, Mahsa Noruz and Arash Amin. The Functions of Art in Conveying the Meanings to Audience (Case Study: Some Selected Images from the Earthquake of Bam, 2003). American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(2):66-72. doi: 10.12691/education-2-2-1


Art, depending on its properties, has an expressive language and if a concept accompanies it, or being said in an artistic language, it would be eternal, too. A review of the literature shows that the artworks, directly or indirectly, reflect the philosophy and idea of the artist, by which he has created the work. Thus any art piece has a negative or positive message to his audience and would affect him in one of these two trends. The Educational outcomes of these two approaches, has a long term and strange effect on the audience. The Article in addition of analyzing these approaches in photos of the Bam earthquake, analyses the orientation of artworks being produced after that and its impact on the audience. The research results show that the art can have wide conceptual effects on the audience. The analyzed samples indicate that some of the images emphasizing the positive implications from devastations of the earthquake, associations hope and mobility to audience. On the other hand, some of the images by showing negative concepts associate despair and hopelessness. The dual and also significant impact of art works shows that during the natural disasters and damages, we can use it as a factor in improving the situation and helping injured victims.

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