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Abstract

This paper attempts to examine the concept of semiotics and its implication in the visual arts and culture, with particular focus on the genres of art. The study highlights semiotic implication on Textiles, graphics design, ceramics, drawing, painting, and sculpture Information for this study was obtained from the internet, libraries and academic journals. The findings of the study revealed that every sign used inan art work has a symbolic essence embedded in it andmust not be interpreted based on its composition but by its setting, because meaning in semiotics is a product of culturally shared knowledge.


Keywords: Semiotics, Akwete, Ukara, Drawings, Textile, Graphics, Ceramics, Painting, Sculpture


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