Abstract Art in Style & Theory and Ancient Chinese Spiritual World Paper

Part 1

Gorky Yoruba

How is abstract art in style and theory helpful in representing the spirit world and concepts of death? Why do you think the several cultures discussed in our module selected this style as opposed to a realistic/representational style when expressing/communicating with the spiritual world?

Part 2

Qin Kuba


What do the Ancient Chinese, Kuba people in central Zaire and/or Ancient Maya culture have in common in their representations or ideas relating to life, death and the spiritual world?

Please post each part on two separate sheets of paper at least a paragraph long for each part.