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Former good article nomineeArt was a Art and architecture good articles nominee, but did not meet the good article criteria at the time. There are suggestions below for improving the article. Once these issues have been addressed, the article can be renominated. Editors may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.
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Richard Wollheim's distinctions[edit]

Richard Wollheim's distinctions of views on art as either 'realistic', 'objectivistic' or 'relativistic' may be said to be pertaining to, even symptomatic of the predominantly anglo-american school of Analytic philosophy, as opposed to the Continental philosophy; the proposed other major stream in the currents of occidental philosophy. If this is acknowledged it is problematic that the wikipedia article on art, in its current reading, frames art in this fashion. That is predominantly because of the current position in the article of Richard Wollheims distinctions . I will argue that it is at odds with the neutrality policy. In the extension of this argument, one should seek to adapt the habit of adressing the cultural position of information. This can be done in a simple and elegant way without problem; for instant. in the context of analytical philosophy, Richard Wollheim suggests three different views on arts practices...— Preceding unsigned comment added by Xact (talkcontribs) 12:16, 23 September 2009

Semi-protected edit request on 10 December 2020[edit]

Hello Admins may I please edit this page to change some capitilizations that I noticed needed some changing to make a paragraph gramaticly correct I hope we can work together, thank you. Thatweirdeditor (talk) 15:12, 10 December 2020 (UTC)

Until your account is a little bit older, you'll have to request specific changes here on this talk page on the form "Please change X to Y". – Thjarkur (talk) 19:21, 10 December 2020 (UTC)

Art and Occupational Therapy[edit]

  • The Occupational Therapy (O.T.) field approaches the modality of art expression in a holistic view, where opportunities for skill development and psychosocial benefits are provided.
  • In the realm of art, the use of crafts in occupational therapy can be used by an 

individual, in order to practice skills that can be applied to other functional activities of daily living (ADLs). Crafts may even become tasks that fulfill one’s occupational needs.


( Reference for all sentences: Leenerts, E., Evetts, C., & Miller, E. (2016). Reclaiming and Proclaiming the Use of Crafts in Occupational Therapy. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 4(4). )

(In the first line, “Occupational Therapy (O.T.)” as well as “holistic” can be hyperlinked)

(The last few words of the 2nd to last sentence: “activities of daily living (ADLS)” can be hyperlinked) --Avi Aminov (talk) 18:21, 3 May 2021 (UTC)

(Perhaps the context can be placed within the “Motivated Functions” section of the page, as part of #7/“Art for psychological and healing purposes”.) --Avi Aminov (talk) 18:27, 3 May 2021 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 3 July 2021[edit] (talk) 08:14, 3 July 2021 (UTC)

The definition of art is controversial in contemporary philosophy. Whether art can be defined has also been a matter of controversy. The philosophical usefulness of a definition of art has also been debated.

 Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format and provide a reliable source if appropriate. JavaHurricane 08:20, 3 July 2021 (UTC)