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  Body fluids in art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A relatively new trend in contemporary art is to use body fluids in art.
They argue that it is not worthy of being called "art" and has no aesthetic value.
They also find the combination of bodily fluids with religious symbols (such as in Piss Christ) to be blasphemous.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Body_fluids_in_art   (213 words)

  
 Body fluid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Feces, while not generally classed as a body fluid, are often treated similarly to body fluids, and are sometimes fluid or semi-fluid in nature.
Bodily fluids are regarded with varying levels of disgust among Western cultures, as well as many Middle Eastern cultures; the perception is that bodily fluids are unclean (which is not strictly true as urine is in most cases completely sterile until it exits the body).
Attitudes concerning bodily fluids aside, there is a long human history of their use in religion, medicine, art, sex, and folklore.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Body_fluid   (329 words)

  
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All body art establishments shall be completely separated by solid partitions or by walls extending from floor to ceiling, from any room used for human habitation, a food establishment or room where food is prepared, a hair salon, or other such activity which may cause contamination of work surfaces.
Any item or instrument used for body art which is contaminated during the procedure shall be discarded and replaced immediately with a new disposable item or a new sterilized instrument or item before the procedure resumes.
When assembling instruments used for performing body art procedures, the operator shall wear disposable medical gloves and use medically recognized techniques to ensure that the instruments and gloves are not contaminated.
www.dhss.delaware.gov /dhss/dph/hsp/files/bodyartregs.txt   (5341 words)

  
 City of Melrose - Body Art Regulations
Body Art Establishment or Establishment means a location, place, or business that has been granted a permit by the Board, whether public or private, where the practices of body art are performed, whether or not for profit.
Body Art Practitioner or Practitioner means a specifically identified individual who has been granted a permit by the Board to perform body art in an establishment that has been granted a permit by the Board.
Three dimensional “3D” Body Art or Beading or Implantation means the form of body art consisting of or requiring the placement, injection or insertion of an object, device or other thing made of matters such as steel, titanium, rubber, latex, plastic, glass or other inert materials, beneath the surface of the skin of a person.
www.cityofmelrose.org /departments/health/Rules_bodyart.html   (5436 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
BODY ART ESTABLISHMENT shall mean any facility that has been inspected and approved by the Department for use in conducting of Body Art activities and for which a current Permit is issued by the Department in accordance with this Body Art Ordinance.
BODY ART PRACTITIONER LICENSE shall mean a License issued by the Department to a person qualified to engage in the practice of Body Art in accordance with this Body Art Ordinance.
BODY PIERCING shall refer to the form of Body Art requiring or consisting of the puncturing or penetration of the skin or of a membrane of a person for the purpose of the temporary or permanent placement or insertion of jewelry or other adornment or device therein.
www.thextremetattoos.com /quincyregs.doc   (7904 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Body art facility means any room or space or any part thereof where body art is performed or where the business of body art is conducted.
Body piercing means puncturing the skin of a person by aid of needles or other instruments designed or used to puncture the skin for the purpose of inserting removable jewelry or other objects through the human body, except that body piercing does not include puncturing the external part of the human earlobe.
Performing body art when s/he is under the influence of alcohol, narcotic drugs, stimulants, or depressants or on any person who appears to be under the influence of alcohol, narcotic drugs, stimulants, or depressants.
www.sos.state.ne.us /business/regtrack/reg_docs/2004122811225.doc   (3812 words)

  
 Town of Marshfield, MA - Rules and Regulations for Body Art Establ
When assembling instruments used for body art procedures, the operator shall wear disposable medical gloves and use medically recognized sterile techniques to ensure that the instruments and gloves are not contaminated.
Any item or instrument used for body art that is contaminated during the procedure shall be discarded and replaced immediately with a new disposable item or a new sterilized instrument or item before the procedure resumes.
Before a body art procedure is performed, the immediate skin area and the areas of skin surrounding where body art procedure is to be placed shall be washed with soap and water or an approved surgical skin preparation.
www.townofmarshfield.org /Public_Documents/MarshfieldMA_BOH/bodyart   (5628 words)

  
 Contemporary art
Contemporary art should not be confused with modern art - the former is art being created today and the art of roughly since the early seventies, while the latter generally refers to art from the 1860s until the 1970s.
Contemporary artists must deal on a regular basis on the intention and message behind their art, and increasingly, issues such as site-specificity and choice of materials are becoming more and more relevant in the broadcasting of both their message and the physical aesthetic of their artwork.
Body art is art made on, or consisting of, the human body.
www.jahsonic.com /ContemporaryArt.html   (2195 words)

  
 hingham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Body Adornment means the physical adornment, embellishment, decoration or piercing of the human body (whether or not accompanied by the insertion of objects in the piercing) using any means or technique which produces or results in long-term changes visible on the surface of the body.
Body Art Establishment means a specified place or premises within the Town, the Operator of which has applied for and received an Establishment Permit from the Board and within which Establishment, Body Art may be practiced by Practitioners in compliance with this Regulation.
Body Art License means a license granted by the Board which permits a Person whom the Board has determined to be qualified as a Body Art Practitioner, to practice Body Art within an Establishment in compliance with this Regulation.
mhoa.home.comcast.net /hingham.htm   (16724 words)

  
 Art Minimal & Conceptual Only   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Since Descartes the human body has been harnessed into a controlled structure of taboos and prohibitions and made by way of a series of measures of repression into an object of modern medicine where it is described and referred to only in terms of its deficiencies.
In it the body and its organs and fluids talk not through disease and death but through life, reunited with the mind, as a needful aesthetic power.
It reminds us that by dissociating ourselves from body and nature we dissociate ourselves from life and it brings to mind Marx's notion of a metabolism with nature: we can only live in an exchange of what we are not, the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink.
members.aol.com /mindwebart4/Kiki.htm   (343 words)

  
 piss art
Duchamp's ready-made urinal is important in 20th century art because it inaugurated the use of the found object as an object of high art.
In the mid 1980s the depiction of body fluids in art was understood as a political act in itself, given that the National Endowment for the Arts in the USA had been lobbied to stop funding 'obscene' art, and the AIDS crisis had given new cultural meanings to body fluids (particularly sperm, blood and saliva).
Smith's row of empty glass containers, each etched with the name of a bodily fluid was a part of her investigation into the fragility of the body.
www.ensemble.va.com.au /array/chap_00.html   (2374 words)

  
 Delaware Permanent Cosmetic Legislation
Whenever a body art establishment is constructed, undergoes physical alteration, or an existing structure is converted for this purpose, properly prepared plans and specifications shall be submitted to the Division.
The permit holder of the body art establishment may request, in writing, to the Division at any time during the suspension, an inspection for the purpose of showing that the imminent health hazard no longer exists.
82.304.1 Before performing a body art procedure, the immediate and surrounding area of the skin where the body art procedure is to be placed shall be washed with soap and water or an approved surgical skin preparation, depending on the type of body art to be performed.
www.spcp.org /legislative_information/DE.htm   (9073 words)

  
 The Body. Art and Science - Nationalmuseum - Absolutearts.com
Art and Science is arranged thematically and it sheds light on how humans have defined themselves in a constant interplay between ideal and deviation from the ideal.
Objects that have been central to the study of the human body both for artists and physicians are included in the theme of Laboratory and studio: a camera obscura, camera lucida and a model of the body's musculature.
A number of close-up studies of the body are presented under headings such as Hand-eye-brain and Skin and bodily fluids.
www.absolutearts.com /artsnews/2005/03/04/32807.html   (835 words)

  
 Delaware
Division to the permit holder of the body art establishment.
operator of a body art establishment to perform a body art procedure upon a client.
For purposes of this paragraph, ‘body piercing establishment’ means a person or business that perforates any human body part or human tissue and places a foreign object in the perforation for nonmedical purposes except for a person or business that perforates only ears.
www.anais.citymax.com /page/page/1020073.htm   (5854 words)

  
 Bodily fluids
The origins of the word "humour" lie in the humoral medicine of the ancient Greeks, which stated that a mix of fluids, or humours, controlled human health and emotion.
In this volume, the subject is bodily fluids; fortunately (?) fluidity is not necessarily the same as liquidity here, as such chapter headings as "Feces," "Flatus," "Vomit," etc., attest.
Lest the faint-of-stomach find these terms repellent, it must be noted that Spinrad's treatment of these subjects is detached and tasteful, so far as that is possible.
www.jahsonic.com /Fluid.html   (318 words)

  
 Alabama Tattoo Regulations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
art procedures shall be performed in a body art facility which has a current, valid license issued
of the body art facility operator; and shall be accessible to employees at all times.
Department shall issue a license to the applicant for the operation of that body art facility.
www.skinasylum.com /regulations/al.php   (5575 words)

  
 Visual arts and design   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The area of visual arts and design is extremely broad.
Essentially, it is any art that you can see, excluding performance.
Such forms of art fall into other categories such as theater, music, or opera, although there is really no clear boundary; see body art and interactive art, for example, or consider film, and website art which can incorporate most other kinds of art.
www.enlightenweb.net /v/vi/visual_arts_and_design_1.html   (95 words)

  
 New Jersey Permanent Cosmetic Legislation
A person commits a disorderly persons offense if he knowingly body piercing of a minor under the age of 18 years without first having obtained the written permission of the minor's parent or legal guardian or, if neither exists, a person who stands in place of a parent.
"Procedure surface" means any surface of an inanimate object that contacts the client's unclothed body during a body art procedure, skin preparation of the area adjacent to and including the site of the body art procedure or any associated work area which may require sanitizing.
body art procedures by a practitioner, operator or apprentice.
www.spcp.org /legislative_information/NJ.htm   (5487 words)

  
 Visual Arts and Design - Wikipedia
Found art (Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, public relations campaign)
To help develop a list of the most basic topics in Visual Arts and Design, please see Visual Arts and Design basic topics.
This page was last modified 04:06, 16 December 2001.
nostalgia.wikipedia.org /wiki/Visual_Arts_and_Design   (86 words)

  
 1980 Clay African Art Statue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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www.clayscapes.net /1980-clay-african-art-statue.html   (169 words)

  
 Visual arts and design
Such forms of art fall into other categories such as theater, music, or opera, although there is really no clear boundary; see body art and interactive art, for example, or consider film and media art, which can incorporate most other kinds of art.
The following is a list of various subjects related to visual arts and design:
Computer-generated art / Digital art / Electronic art
www.camcity.co.uk /directory-articles/Visual_art   (194 words)

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