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The African-American Artists
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...American Artists Were the African-American artists who had their music re-recorded by white singers exploited? Would their music have found equal success without this practice? Upon initial reflection, observers could hastily conclude that African-American artists who had their music re-recorded by white singers could be considered exploited if those who observe would indicate that the apparent reason for re-recording the musical composition was to improve on the initial rendition. However, one’s personal belief is that re-recording music originally sung by African-American artists does not necessary indicate forms of exploitation. It could actually be that the recording... was such a...
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Twentieth Century African-American Artists
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...American Artists The works of the two 20th century African American artists, Romare Bearden and Jacob Lawrence had a number of similarities as well as some contrasting differences. Firstly, Bearden illustrated cartoons in the Baltimore Newspaper. Cartoons up-to-date are still influential in newspapers and his art work became the most original and famous in architecture due to his isolation working methods in art. On the other hand, Jacob Lawrence’s art work spoke and embodied the values of self-driven critical powers of modernism. With regard to the similarity of their works, both Lawrence and Bearden emerged in the 20th century during the Harlem Renaissance... Other (s) Twentieth Century...
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Discuss the Ways in which the Terms Freedom, Risk and Individuality were Invoked by post-WWII American Artists and Critics
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...American artists and critics to describe and define Abstract Expression The period post World War II remained ensconced in cold war and there were frequent pronouncements on American individualism, freedom and self expression which the artists tried to portray in different art forms. This era also witnessed the emergence of a large number of political and social movements in America. Besides, during post World War II, America became a major political and economic leader, and there evolved a new sense of patriotism... June 13, Drawing on at least two examples, and thinking about the surrounding context, discuss the waysin which the terms “freedom,” “risk” and “individuality” were invoked by post-WWII...
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American And European Artists
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...American and European Artists The Native Americans had a deep connection with their MotherNature and spirituality which was conveyed through their artworks. The expressive art can be traced back to thousands of years ago when Native Americans were inspired by their mother land and conveyed it through cave paintings, earthenware, and stonework. They used materials that were inspired by their landscapes such as rocks, feathers, and others (Porter 32). The art history of Native Americans is full of symbols linked with nature such as the sun, moon, or people. Symbolizing nature and expressing it spiritually was the way in which they produced art. An example is the tall wooden sculptures called... Number]...
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[Love] American Arts/Artists (painters or graphic designers or visual artists) in 1980s through today (2012)
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...American Arts/Artists in 1980s through today Artistic designs in the American society portray the great strides that American artists have made in the past decades. Notably, American artists have made tremendous contribution in the society. Visual artists have produced artwork, which communicate information about current events that occur in the American society. For instance, some American paintings illustrate the environmental situations during the time of the painting. Traditionally, painting,...
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Japanese Artists
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...American Artists Introduction Except during the World War II, relationships between USA and Japan have been rather warm. Prior to the World War II, USA did not consider Japan as its enemy and the US polity was extremely surprised at the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Japanese emigrants have come to settle in USA in considerable numbers. Although there was a temporary halt in this process during the War, Japanese emigrants have generally been welcome to the country. Many of these emigrants and members from their generations emerged as prominent figures in America’s art and culture. Japanese – American artists have created their distinct identity in this regard. In the present... Assignment Japanese –...
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Contemporary artists
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...artists is the paving of way for cross-border socialization. This international scale of socialization of contemporary artists has enabled the same groups of people to come together, share ideas, interests and fears among themselves. The culmination of this has been the formation of associations for contemporary artists such as the Contemporary Art Society, Contemporary Art Galleries, the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art, the Contemporary Quilt Art Association, the American Society... began are the Australian National Brooch Show 2014, the A4 Art Australia 2014 and Herring Island Summer Arts Festival 2014. The American Society of Contemporary...
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African-American art by Sharon Patton (Oxford 1998)
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...American art was exhibited in different forms such as quilts, small drum, wrought iron figures and clay crafts in the Southern part of the United States of America. These works of art have some similar features as crafts in Central and West Africa. This book explores the major reassessment of the theme, background and origination of the art from an African-American perspective. Sharon Patton has discussed various techniques used by the African-American artists either they were free or enslaved during the early-eighteenth-century. The writer further discusses that how these African-American artists gained popularity in the field of fine arts that include... AFRICAN AMERICAN ART Sharon F. Patton, (1998)....
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Read an article in an art magazine the right the summery
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...American artists. In addition, American art was not valued by institutions and collectors at the beginning of the twentieth century. Although O’Keeffe knew much about European art at the time, she was never trained in Europe and neither did she travel there. Her art, unlike that of other American artists at the time, was free of European influence. Her abstract images distinguished her among the American artists. Starting the early 1970s, different European collectors... Georgia O’Keeffe The article d George O’Keeffe written by Barbara Buhler Lynes focuses on the worsk of Georgia O’Keeffe(1887-1986), a famous artist. Throughiyt the article, reference is made to her works, which include Horse’s Skull...
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Asian American Arts
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...American artists; Francis Wong and Jon Jang. The latter is a modern day pianist while Wong is a saxophonist. There is no doubt that American music draws its influences from different parts of the world. In light of these, Asian influences have made their mark in the current music landscape. As a matter of fact, there are plenty of Asian immigrants who have infused their Chinese traditions with modern American culture. Examples include Jang's 'Temple of the Drum.' (Jon Jang, 2002) Jon Jang's contribution to Asian American Arts Practice Before one can analyze Jang's contribution, it is necessary to understand his background... Introduction The essay will examine the contributions made by two Asian American ...
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Art history, native american art
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...artistic value on personal artworks with respect to the philosophy of art (Phillips and Berlo 3). Historians in the field of art base their research on the examination of artistic objects. This paper will discuss the native history of American art. Native American art comprises of oil... Art History Art history is recognized as the study of artworks in their stylistic framework and historical advancement (Phillips and Berlo 3). This asserts that the academic study of historical art includes architecture, ceramics, sculpture, furniture and paintings. Historical art is considered a discipline which is distinguished from criticism of art. Art criticism mainly deals with the establishment of a comparative...
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How museums institutions shape the art world and in turn, how art and artists have critiqued and sometimes transformed these institutions
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...artists have critiquedand sometimes transformed these institutions? Museums were made years ago for the purpose of preserving art and history for the future generations (Opoku 2). For some, it may be an entertainment, but for most it is an educational institution that highlights the importance of certain things that existed in the history (Bennett 6). The collection of historic signs and arts is displayed to the public at large. Some of the most famous and world famous museums are the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art. The history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art goes back... Number] How museums s shape the art world and in turn, how art and...
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Aaron Douglas The Father of Black American Art
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...American Art Aaron Douglas is among the few pioneers of "Harlem Renaissance" who not only participated in the movement but also give the movement a new direction towards "Black Arts" escorted to black awareness. He was one of the most successful painters of Harlem whose innovative style is still viewed as a powerful symbolic expression among other African Americans. He was an artist who not only extended the boundaries drawn by previous painters, in favour of African writers but also created portrayals of the African-American experience that recognized its history in African heritage. His paintings never need words for they were those... _________ ID: _____ ID: _____ Aaron Douglas - The Father of Black...
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A comparison and contrast between American and European art
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...American and European Art Allentown Art Museum displays artistic creations from all over the world. The two paintings that caught my attention are "Madonna and child enthroned" by Jacopo Del Casentino and "Mr. Darlington's Still Life" by George Cope. "Madonna and child enthroned" is the only known work officially signed by Jacopo Del Casentino. The miniaturist piece was restored in 1992, and has since caused dispute about the date of the artist's work. Some historians date the painting around 1340, whereas recently it has been pushed back to 1325 by historian Miklos Boskovits. Casentino's Madonna and Child Enthroned is featured at the center panel of a miniature... A Comparison and Contrast between...
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Native American Spiritual Artwork
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...American art is that a spiritual experience is what ends up as an art work for a tribesman (Zimmerman, 94). Zimmerman has given an example for this when he said, “a dream might reveal to the artist a design for a warrior’s shield or part of a dancer’s regalia” (94). Similarly, it is observed, “a killer whale painted on a plank house is invested with the spirit of the killer whale” (Zimmerman, 94). Shamans who are the spiritual guides of each tribe find their connection with the divine through dance and theatrical performance (Zimmerman, 113). In all the rituals held under the leadership of shamans, there will be accompanying artists who paint or perform (Native Americans... ?Native American Spiritual...
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The Harlem Renaissance and the Harmon Foundation
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...artists that were extended recognition and support by the Harmon foundation (Aberjhani & West 147). Many artists and scholars accused Harmon foundation of being paternalistic and segregated in its approach as it celebrated the works of only African American artists (Aberjhani & West 147). Harmon Foundation was also blamed for being condescending towards black artists (Aberjhani & West 147). Still, conclusively speaking, Harmon Foundation played an important role in bringing to fore the contributions of African American artists and luminaries. Works Cited Aberjhani...
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A GAINST THE ODDS
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...Artist of the Harlem Renaissance by Dr Amber Edwards New Jersey, 1994 This paper will discuss Against the Odds: the Artist of the Harlem Renaissance by Dr Amber Edwards. Against the Odds: the Artists of the Harlem Renaissance narrates the obscure story of African-American artists working throughout the 20s and 30s (Edwards 1). The film tells of the effort of how the African-American population was trying to redefine itself from its miseries. Following the 1919 race insurgences, the establishment of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People wanted to prove that African-American was a creative, gifted group that could also contribute positively to the public... Against the Odds: The...
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American Art and Architecture
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...American Art and Architecture expressionism expressionism is applied to a drive in American painting which flourished between 1940s and 1950s; it can also be referred to as the School of New York or very narrowly as the Action Painting, even though it was first created in relation to the effort of to the VasilyKandinky around 1929. The major works of the cohort of artists energetic in New York since1940s and viewed as the Abstract Expressionists repel the definition as a style of cohesive; they ranges from the unbroken field color of Barnett Newman to the Willem de Kooning’s fierce holding of figure (Temkin, Ann, 66). They were connected by apprehension with the fluctuating degrees... of...
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American Music and Protest
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...American Music and Protest For Americans more than any other nation, Music has been an artistic medium for generating awareness and responding to political situations more than any other art form. What the British were able to do with poetry such as Charge of the Light Brigage, American artists did with songs such as The Green Beret. However, American music has not only supported the protestors and given the artists opinion about the wars the American governments have engaged in, the music has also been used to support wars and even poke fun at the...
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Kwon's Investigation to the Artists
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...Artists like Ukeles make us realize the significance of our daily activities, which though appear insignificant, but if taken out of the equation make us realize their worth. Judy Baca: Judy Baca is a well-known American artist known for her distinguished work in the field of art and an activist of feminist art movement. She is usually known for her large scale murals. These murals are strongly... ? Kwon’s Investigation to the Artists Week 2 & Section Number of Public art is a specific term that represents the art work in any form of media. Generally, public art is represented in front of all the public, usually staged physically at a public place; anywhere outside that is accessible to all. Public art...
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American Illustrator Gil Elvgren
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...AMERICAN ILLUSTRATOR GIL ELVGREN Introduction Gil Elvgren (1914-1980) born GilletteElvgren, was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertisements and story illustrations (ElvgrenPinup.com, 2010). He was a commercial success, and considered as the best pinup artist on the basis of his unique art style and his prolific work. Elvgren was among a select group of American artists such as Alberto Vargas, George Petty, Rolf Armstrong, Zoe Mozert, and Earl Moran, who raised the concept of pinup calendar to great heights. His career spanning four decades from the 1930s to the 1970s encompassed different types of art work including commercial advertisements for Coca Cola... and other products, and...
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Mary Cassatt the Notable American Artist
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...American artists belonging to the Impressionist art movement that had roots in France. Cassatt used the visual effects of impressionism art to bring out unique but subtle aspects of the people that she painted. She managed to draw attention to aspects that the eye would have otherwise missed in a normal painting. She managed to bring out the essence and personality of individuals through paint and brush. These effects were in harmony with time that presently one can have a vivid sense of time, place and culture of her paintings. The image in Figure 1 is Cassatt’s painting of her Miss Mary Ellison... Mary Cassatt (May 22, 1844 – June 14, 1926) Mary Cassatt is one of the most celebrated and notable...
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An American painting. Winslow Homer
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...American Painting of the Work “The Gulf Stream” of Artist - Winslow Homer - 1899 Medium – Oil on Canvas Measurements- 28.1 inches by 49.1 inches (71.5 cm x 124.8 cm) 2 THE GULF STREAM ‘The Gulf Stream’1 (1899) is a spectacular painting by one of the greatest American artists named Winslow Homer.2 (1836 – 1910) This painting, which is an oil on canvas 3 one, depicts a rough sea with a boat that is tossed about its waters during dusk. The artist had done this painting during the last 10 years of his life, when he was 63 years old. The painting of ‘The Gulf Stream’ was created in 1899 and it was a sort of synopsis of the artist’s own lifetime experiences which were steeped... Sec. No. Visual Arts – An...
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Diverse Theatre Movement - Asian-American Theatre
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...American Theatre Asian-American Theatre Asian-American Theatre The Asian community in America has contributed toward many aspects in every American walk of life, music, movies, science and so on. Still, their contribution toward theater is much greater to be neglected, with the movements and different artistic depictions that they have been portrayed in the theater which are quite admirable. The Asian American theater began in late 60s and early 70’s, with the foundation of four theater companies who established the foundation of Asian-American Theater: Pan Asian Repertory Theatre in New York City, Asian American Theatre Workshop (later renamed Asian American Theater Company... ?Running head:...
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African-American music
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...American artists, including especially hip hop music, are an ideal example of how the body becomes a repertoire of emotions that are instrumental in demonstrating the message of the song. Such emotions and free movements are without reason and logic, which are merely concepts that limit emotional expression. African-American music, especially during the Harlem Renaissance, was also an effective means by which blacks expressed their newfound freedom from slavery and the distinctness of their identity as blacks. The Harlem Renaissance in 1920s America was also the time when blacks... ? African-American Music Based on Burton Peretti’s Lift Every Voice, African-American music is indeed “one of the treasures...
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Grammatical differences between general american english and african american vernacular english (AAVE)
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...American hip-hop artists enhancing the spread. This report seeks to investigate the intricate grammatical features of the language and compare such with the General American English. In doing this, the research will analyses the lyrical contents of a number of songs created by such celebrated African American artists as Jay Z and Kanye... Grammatical differences between general American English and African American vernacular English (AAVE) Table of Contents Table ofContents 2 Aims of the research 5 Literature review 5 Methodology 6 Results 8 Distinctive features of African American vernacular English 8 Distinctive features of general American English 9 Discussion of the results 10 Conclusion 12 John Lege...
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Middle Eastern Female Contemporary Artists
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...American University of Beirut. "He stated that....Arabic art is a decorative art of a lower degree, far from being pure art, because the Arabs were not inspired by the nude." Thereupon, Choucair began a lifelong study of Islamic art, exploring its geometry of form and color. Armed with a natural talent for mathematics and physics, along with determination and an inquiring mind, Choucair developed her own abstract style of interlocking shapes as she pursued her research into Islamic art. Through art she was searching for a unity between the spirit of God and her spirit as an artist, the two in one... Running Head: MIDDLE EASTERN FEMALE CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS Middle Eastern Female Contemporary Artists ...
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Kwons investigation to the artists Week 2
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...Artists like Ukeles make us realize the significance of our daily activities, which though appear insignificant, but if taken out of the equation make us realize their worth. Judy Baca: Judy Baca is a well-known American artist known for her distinguished work in the field of art and an activist of feminist art movement. She is usually known for her large scale murals. These murals... Kwon’s Investigation to the Artists Week 2 & Section Number of Public art is a specific term that represents the art work in any form of media. Generally, public art is represented in front of all the public, usually staged physically at a public place; anywhere outside that is accessible to all. Public art holds a broader ...
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Event Critiques
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...artists our styles and entertainment. I attended the spring 2014 exhibitions opening reception and no doubt this was a great event show casing and celebrating our artists. Americans had turned up in large numbers to enjoy and support the artists. The event featured three visual artworks namely Uncertain Beauty by Darren Waterston, The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor done by a group of six American artists and In Transit: Between... Spring Exhibitions Opening Reception. America has one of the most sophisticated art industries with very different genres for audience to enjoy. Concerts and events are held almost on weekly basis in different parts of America celebrating our heritage, our...
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From Slavery to Freedom, Edition 9, CHAPTER 16, ODYSSEY PART 7/2
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...American historian, touched upon a racial inequality in the United States and shifting of accents in public opinion concerning a growing impact of black artists upon cultural realm of both the USA and the world community at large in the first half of the twentieth century. In this essay I will focus on the Chapter 16 of the book, which dwells on the artistic expression of African Americans in America and abroad, as well as the role of the African American cultural renaissance in the history of the USA. In his book Franklin paid much attention to the struggle... Book Review: From Slavery to Freedom, Chapter 16 February 19, The book From Slavery to Freedom by John Hope Franklin, a distinguished African...
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Research an artist: African-American Modernists: Lawrence, General Toussaint L'Ouverture Defeats The English (page 392)
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...Artist “Style” is the “characteristic handling of media and elements of form, which give a work its identity as the product of a particular person, group, art movement, period, or culture.” (Text, 9th Edition, Glossary) Style and Artist African-American Modernists: Lawrence, General Toussaint L’Ouverture Defeats The English (page 392). . Required Text “Artforms”, Preble, Duane, Patrick Frank and Sarah Preble," Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, Tenth Edition. ISBN 9780205797530. Format This research document is to be double-spaced, Times New Roman, using the 12-point font... had close supervision from his mentor. The workshop was where the leaders of the black renaissance went...
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Death and American Society
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...American consciousness. Any society around the world has its conception of death somehow derived out of religious mythology, theology and philosophy of human conditions. As America has seen a number of wars, homicides, recessions, riots and civil-wars a large variety of literature came out of American artists after... ?Death Themes in American Literature Introduction Mortality and immortality are terminals of philosophy which determine most of the s of human life on earth. All the religions, civilizations, epistemology, ontology, ethics, civics and humanities are rooted in a consideration of mortal nature of human being. Tales from Bible, Quran, Geeta and Torah talks of things...
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Technology and economic growth in the pre-civil war period
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...American. A definition that would be sorely tested during the Civil War. Conclusion The twenty year period before the American Civil War was a period of great development and change. Agriculture improved and railways became more prominent. American artists and writers won new respect. It is deeply unfortunate much of this growth was lost in the slaughter of the Civil War. Works consulted Boyer, P., Clark, C., Kett, J., Salisbury, N., Sitkoff, H., & Woloch, N. (2008). The enduring vision: A history of the American people Vol. 1: to 1877. (6th ed). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.... Technological Changes Before the Civil War Prof Introduction The Civil War marked a major turning point in...
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American Music History
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...American, and often with others who listen to it, is because of its intimate connection with the natural world and therefore the natural rhythms of the physical plane. The two main instruments used to accompany the singer were the reed flute and various forms of percussion instruments (Ferris, pp. 26-28), both of which mimic ubiquitous sounds of nature found in the wind and in the heartbeat. As can be heard in the music of several of today’s Native American artists, this element of the music remains important but the sounds have expanded to include running water and captured thunder among other things (Hendrickson, 2008). This...
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The Image of the Rural Pride as it Relates to the American Identity
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...American Identity The image of the rural pride as it relates to the American identity Introduction The most iconic imagery that has been repeated throughout the generations that concerns an image that reflects the American idealism that exists within the artistic work that has been done by American artists is that of the rural scene. The American farmer is the symbol of American ideals. In the 20th century, however, the conflicted emotions of a land that was no longer new had begun to show signs that this imagery was now being used to express some disappointments. Nearer to the beginning of the emergence... of the United States, the farmer worked hard on land that holds a meaning that is...
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American History Since 1865
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...American culture had again been revived in Harlem Renaissance, which was considered as a cultural movement. During that period, it was also known as the "New Negro Movement”. Although it was centered in neighborhood of Harlem area of New York City, lots of black writers from African and Caribbean city states who were residing in Paris were also affected by the Harlem Renaissance. The first phase of the Harlem Renaissance began in the late 1910s. In 1917, there was a premiere of many plays in a Negro theatre. These plays featured African-American artists, conveying complex human emotions and desires. They rejected typecasting of the blackface and traditions. During the same year James Weldon... ? African...
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Development of Harlem as a Cultural and Artistic Center for African Americans
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...Artistic Center for African Americans Harlem is an African-American cultural, residential, and business center. It is situated in the neighborhood of New York City, Manhattan. It has been in existence since the 1920s when the African-Americans formally occupied it. This paper will discuss Harlem renaissance and its significant writers and artists. It will also explore the various locations and roles of jazz venues like Savoy, Ballroom and The Cotton Club. The paper will finally discuss the religious and political leaders and movements whose effects were felt in Harlem. Harlem Renaissance Harlem Renaissance is a period of unprecedented artistic production... Development of Harlem as a Cultural and...
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Opera in the U.S. by American composers
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...American composers Answering the question that many people have not been able to answer since the 1960’s, Opera in the United States of America supports performance and creation of new works by American composers especially those from the northern side. OPERA America’s online education core, which is the learning centre, features information, which not only focuses on frequent operas but also houses an inventory that has proven to grow of composers from north America as well as their operas for use by opera lovers, artists and administrators. Therefore, Opera finds synopses, biographies of librettists and composers, historical essays and other research as well as other multimedia excerpts... Opera in...
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[Art subject] Frye Art Museum in Seattle
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...American Artists in Europe is another exhibition in the Frye Art Museum. This exhibition, though, is quite conventional, in that, it showcases portraits and landscapes representing classical styles that evolved in 18th and 19th century Europe. When the dust settled after the end of the Civil War in 1865, many American artists ventured across the Atlantic to learn, assimilate and master the flourishing artistic culture in Continental Europe. Europe at the time was witnessing a peaking of artistic, cultural and intellectual expression, and American artists sought the excitement and stimulus... Project V: Frye Art Museum in Seattle The Frye Art Museum in Seattle is presently host to two very different...
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Influence of American Culture on the Rest of the World
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...American structures. Now we see that countries, like United Arab Emirates, are all influenced by the American architecture. Besides this, American architects like Peter Eisenman and Frank O. Gehry have become world famous because of their work. Magazines showcasing new ideas and technologies are also circulated throughout the world. Deigners like Herman Miller have become world known because of his work on furnishings. Art American artists have influenced... INFLUENCE OF AMERICAN CULTURE ON THE REST OF THE WORLD Introduction Countries all over the world have been greatly influenced by the Americanculture in all aspects. Some argue that this influence is causing a lot of damage, while some say that it is ...
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Realistic painting
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...artistic history. I believed that Realistic Paintings should be the mainstream of painting in present Americans society. Art should be understood first, so public can accept that. Realistic Painting is, it focuses on real, and puts forward problems, pushed people re-think, to achieve the real ascension, pointing to the real things, make the correct guide for the future. Therefore, the spirit of Realism Paintings is the core of contemporary artistic creation, just as it is the core of art creation of the whole past time. The history of realistic paintings is dated back to early 19s, associated... REALISTIC PAINTING Throughout the history of western art, Realistic Paintings acted a pivotal role in the...
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Early Twentieth Century, continued
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...American citizens in the detention camps as they await verification, a phenomenon experienced by Okubo and other immigrants (Cadge-Moore 146). Therefore, it is clear that some American citizens continue to suffer at the hands of their very own country. Mine Okubo’s art in “Citizen 13660” serves to depict some of the historical injustices faced by minority groups such as the Japanese Americans and Indian Americans among others in United States. Since Okubo created her artistic works during her confinement in the camps, they capture the real experiences of the World War II Japanese-American internees. (Cadge-Moore 187) Depiction... Early Twentieth Century, Continued MINE OKUBO’S EXPERIENCE Mine Okubo...
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Humans Place within the natural world
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...American artists and writers who greatly influenced American history, artistic traditions, and perception of human place in the world in general. Great American Artists and Writers Although they contributed to the rich artistic history of the American people in different ways, Ralph Waldo, Henry David Thoreau, and Usher B. Durant contributed to the artistic history of America in almost similar manner. Waldo, an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, spearheaded the Transcendentalist movement in the USA the mid-19th...
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Death Themes in American Literature
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...American consciousness. Any society around the world has its conception of death somehow derived out of religious mythology, theology and philosophy of human conditions. As America has seen a number of wars, homicides, recessions, riots and civil-wars a large variety of literature came out of American artists after... Death Themes in American Literature Introduction Mortality and immortality are terminals of philosophy which determine most of the s of human life on earth. All the religions, civilizations, epistemology, ontology, ethics, civics and humanities are rooted in a consideration of mortal nature of human being. Tales from Bible, Quran, Geeta and Torah talks of things and possibilities beyond...
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Frye Art Museum in Seattle
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...American Artists in Europe is another exhibition in the Frye Art Museum. This exhibition, though, is quite conventional, in that, it showcases portraits and landscapes representing classical styles that evolved in 18th and 19th century Europe. When the dust settled after the end of the Civil War in 1865, many American artists ventured across the Atlantic to learn, assimilate and master the flourishing artistic culture in Continental Europe. Europe at the time was witnessing a peaking of artistic, cultural and intellectual expression, and American artists sought the excitement and stimulus of such an atmosphere... ?Project V: Frye Art Museum in Seattle The Frye Art Museum in Seattle is presently host to...
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Contemporary art and theory
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...artists, theorists, and terminology in your response. Theory in art in 1950s and 1970s was used to show the true meaning of the events manifested in arts. Conceptual art is linked to American artists of 1950s and 1970s such as Lawrence Weiner, Robert Barry, and Joseph Kosuth. Conceptual art opposed the idea of commodification of artwork and instead called for subversion of museum or gallery as the determiner of art. The art market represented the place... Contemporary art and theory Discuss the various binaries of performance. Include visual analyses of artworks together with key artists, theorists, and terminology in your response Various binaries of performance art have posed a great challenge to...
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Reading Review
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...American artists The popular theories have been of a great help in developing African and Native American art works. For example, the theory by David Lewis-Williams was widely based on the ethnographic examination on modern hunter-gatherer communities. In response to this theory, Henri Breuli interpreted this theory... Reading Review Ways in which contemporary artists conveyed the political and social turmoil and the technological changes The early twentieth century artists continued with the cultural values initiated by the nineteenth century artists in different ways. Such values were used in their art practices and visualized in the art forms. However, the values were so rigidly entrenched that despit...
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Modern Artists Joan Miro and Marcel Duchamp
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...American born in the year 1887 and died in 1968. He wasa renowned artist with varied fundamental designs in his career as an artist. He majored on synchronized artwork that appeared like machines such as satellites and magazines. Personally, I am intrigued one of his works that bears major inspirational essence commonly known a Rotary Demisphere completed in 1925. My choice for this piece of art is due to its unique material incorporated with other varied medium to come up with a well-thought image. Besides, drawings and paintings that comprise majority of artworks seen in the museum, Marcel’s artwork stands out as an artistic handy work... creativity. Other intriguing encompasses the...
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Comparison of the Two Artists Matisse and Picasso
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...artist career into. Picasso is most famous for his creation of the style of Cubism, however “before he struck upon Cubism, Picasso went through a prodigious number of styles - realism, caricature, the Blue Period, and the Rose Period”(Hoving). After the impact Picasso created the modern artist scene however “Every progressive painter, whether French, German, Belgian, or American, soon took up Cubism, and the style became the dominant one of at least the first half of the 20th century”(Hoving). Despite these differences in style between the two artists, many similarities can be found in their artwork... In the world of art, perhaps there are no two s that are more revered than that of Picasso and Matisse. ...
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Contemporary artists - Ackermann, Andre, Applebroog, Arevalo, Acconci
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...American painter was born in 1968 at Budapest in Hungry. She completed her basic training from University of Fine Arts Budapest and flew to New York in order to achieve higher degrees in painting from the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture. Even though Ackermann mainly concented in paintings and drawings, she was also interested in T-shirts and skateboard designing. She is a well known contemporary artist who challenged all traditional concepts of painting and depicted contradictions of human nature on her canvas. In her early stages of painting, she focused on the seductive... Contemporary Artists Art is a fascinating the scope of which is beyond the limits of our imagination....
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