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Art Theory

Applying the theories and technologies art to society.

The primary topics of research in art theory include art science, crafting, broadcasting, theater, writing, photography, and architecture. “Art science” is the research of the theories surrounding art and art history, as well as for art appreciation. “Broadcasting” covers study of the practical production of video and audio media for broadcast, as well as related techniques of expression. “Theater” covers the study of acting and performance techniques, as well as technical skills, such as for lighting and sound. “Writing” comprehensively covers study of the written word in fields such as film and TV screen writing, novels, journalism, and advertising. “Photography” covers the theoretical study of the photograph as a means of expression. “Architecture” covers the study of building environments, including buildings and cities, with a special emphasis on their design. Methods and theories of art are currently undergoing a transformation as new types of methods and technologies are developed, such as the use of computer graphics to create virtual 3D images.

Universities that offer these studies include...

明治学院大学 | Meiji Gakuin University

Meiji Gakuin University traces its origins to t...

Meiji Gakuin University

関西大学 | Kansai University

There are many possibilities for learning waiti...

Kansai University

武蔵野美術大学 | Musashino Art University

Musashino Art University traces its history bac...

Musashino Art University

大阪教育大学 | Osaka Kyoiku University

Osaka Kyoiku University has over 140 years of h...

Osaka Kyoiku University

埼玉大学 | Saitama University

Saitama University opened in 1949, and currentl...

Saitama University

日本大学 | Nihon University

Nihon University was formerly the Nihon Law Sch...

Nihon University

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