Title

[Art and Social Organization]

Original Title

Quarcoo, Dr. A.K., Art and Social Organization

Authors

A. K. Quarcoo

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Collection

Martin Luther King Fellows In Black Religious Studies, Inc. Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1972-07-13

Playing Time

01:00:33

Abstract

In this recording, Dr. Quarcoo delivers a lecture on the relationship between art and social organization. Dr. Quarcoo argues that art reflects the social structure of a society. In this lecture he also argues art as a record of history. Dr. Quarcoo also discusses women in society.

File Name

auc.048.b11t23.19720713.aud0061

Comments

00:00:04 Audio begins with unidentified man discussing Dr. Quarcoo.

00:00:57 Dr. Quarcoo gives opening remarks and introduces his topic “Art and Social Organization.”

00:06:42 Defines what the visual arts are.

00:08:07 Describes three prong interests in the visual arts as aesthetics, history, and sociology and considered context social institution in which visual arts appear.

00:15:32 Talks about how art reflects the social structure.

00:26:12 Talks about art and political organization and how political institutions are mechanisms of social control.

00:34:34 Describes art as a record of history so when looking at art one looks at structure of society its values and social interactions.

00:42:31 Talks about women in the society.

00:55:56 Questions from the audience.

01:00:33 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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