Does art represent life or does life represent art?

In 1889, Oscar Wilde boldly asserted that “life imitates art much more than art imitates life. He argued that, instead of merely copying, life imitates art because life yearns for the kind of expression found in great works of art. This life-affirming quality is the basis of the value of art. Photography lasts forever, since inside the first television there is a second one, but the image on that screen is not easily perceived, creating a sense of infinity and suspense. Franco Klein's Positive Disintegration project explores the emotions (mostly negative) that arise as a result of the generational drive towards success and happiness.

It represents the pressure to achieve and represent a perfect lifestyle, despite what is lost or neglected in trying to achieve it. Plato says that art imitates the objects and events of everyday life. Both texts address the argument of whether it is life that influences art or art that influences life. For me it is a matter of life that imitates art, since my emotions are linked to the work of art and not to the experience. The rest of this phrase, popularized by Oscar Wilde's 1889 essay The Decline of Lies, states that “life imitates art much more than art imitates life.

According to this theory, since art imitates tangible things, art is always a copy of a copy and takes us even further away from the truth and leads us to illusion. I visited two museums, the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, in the heart of Southern California, and the Long Beach Museum of Latin American Art, for my report. Unfortunately, I only liked the MoLAA works and I'll talk about it in my article.