How sociological factors affect artist life

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A French philosopher and writer, Pierre Bourdieu ( Bourdieu et al.1990) claims that sociological factors such as education, family background, cultural development of an individual as well as oneís belonging to a specific social class, plays a vital part in interpretation and participation in the Arts. In order to evaluate this argument and make any logical conclusions, it must therefore be examined through evidence which in this case will be referring to an Australian artist, …

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…can never wonder as to why so many of Robert Klippelís works are often a reflection of his own life and his long struggle to overcome the many barriers that he faced as an artist throughout his career. Thus, in conclusion it would be faire to agree with Bourdieuís views that sociological factors such family background, education, class and social position, have an influence on oneís interpretation and participation in the Arts.