The Arts, Culture & the Texas Economy: The Catalyst for Creativity and the Incubator for Progress
Perryman, M. Ray, Baylor Business Review
The performing, visual, literary, and media arts (such as painting, music, newspapers, and poetry) are viewed by many as a pleasant appendage to, or diversion from, the real business of our daily lives. In reality they are much more. Cultural arts shape our attitudes, how we view ourselves, and how our society progresses. In fact, music can change not only our moods but also our history-- as in the case of Verdi's Va, pensiero that inspired the unification of Italy in the mid-19th century!
The legacy of all great civilizations is in large measure the art they leave behind, whether it is the elaborate tomb paintings of Ancient Egypt, the distinctive pre-Columbian figures of Latin …
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Publication information: Article title: The Arts, Culture & the Texas Economy: The Catalyst for Creativity and the Incubator for Progress. Contributors: Perryman, M. Ray - Author. Magazine title: Baylor Business Review. Volume: 19. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2001. Page number: 8+. © Baylor University, Hankamer School of Business Spring 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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