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2. Artistic Personality in the Light of Socio - Cultural Integration

Marinela Rusu
Published Online: 2016-04-04 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/rae-2016-0026


Artistic personality was interpreted in various ways through the ages. The power of creativity, individual perseverance and imaginative force made the artist a special person, different from most people, being equipped with unique, unrepeatable skills. This paper presents some of the most important approaches to the personality of the creator, from the questionable Freudian theory to the psycho-biological approaches of Peckham. Through his works, the artist expresses not only his personal anxieties or emotional ardent feelings but also, reflects a conscious level of the social group, being himself adapted to human values, characteristic of the era and society to which he belongs. Maybe, sometimes, wrong regarded as deviant personalities or too much exposed to excesses, artists remain, undoubtedly, brave in Creativity, in the cultural and social original development process. Their integration in this ensemble completes the picture we have about development and social evolution, and gives us access to more elevated human values.

Keywords: artist; culture; society; social development; creativity


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Published Online: 2016-04-04

Published in Print: 2016-03-01

Citation Information: Review of Artistic Education, Volume 12, Issue 2, Pages 209–220, ISSN (Online) 2501-238X, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/rae-2016-0026.

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© 2016 Marinela Rusu, published by De Gruyter Open. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License. BY-NC-ND 3.0

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