Twentieth Century African-American Artists
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The paper explores Twentieth Century African-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. … The paper "Twentieth Century African-American Artists" discusses…
Discuss the Ways in which the Terms Freedom, Risk and Individuality were Invoked by post-WWII American Artists and Critics
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Subject June 13, 2011 Drawing on at least two examples, and thinking about the surrounding context, discuss the ways in which the terms “freedom,” “risk” and “individuality” were invoked by post-WWII 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.…
American And European Artists
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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… An example is the tall wooden sculptures called the totem poles which represented the generations of a family and their spiritual story as well as characteristics of their land and animals as Native American…
[Love] American Arts/Artists (painters or graphic designers or visual artists) in 1980s through today (2012)
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Notably, American artists have made tremendous contribution in the society. Visual artists have produced artwork, which communicate information about current… For instance, Richard Hunt and Sam Gillian explored abstract art to come up with paintings, which moved the public. Gillian paintings embraced dramatic impasto technique and convectional technique. An…
Japanese Artists
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Author Name Assignment Subject Japanese – 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 – American artists have created their…
Contemporary artists
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The essay analyzes the importance of displacement and the perceived lack or flux of geopolitical boundaries to contemporary artists. One of the effects or importance that displacements, migrations and perceived lack or flux of geo-political boundaries have on contemporary artists.… The essay "Contemporary artists" discusses the importance of displacement and…
African-American art by Sharon Patton (Oxford 1998)
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The conventional African-American art variety includes a wide range of artificial arts, from pottery, woodcarving, and quilting, making of handicrafts which include everything from… During the period between 17th and early 19th century, African American art was exhibited in different forms such as quilts, small drum, wrought iron figures and clay crafts in the…
Read an article in an art magazine the right the summery
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Throughiyt the article, reference is made to her works, which include Horse’s Skull on Blue, Blue Black and Grey, and Summer Days among… ibuted to her success, and these include hard work and determination, her interaction with Alfred Stieglitz and the paintings of the unique landscape of New Mexico also made her famous. Despite this, as the author notes,…
Asian American Arts
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The essay will examine the contributions made by two Asian 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.… Before one can analyze Jang's contribution, it is necessary to understand his background; this…
Pick up a topic name relates to the content
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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… I firmly believe that the success of a song or musical composition does not entirely…
Art history, native american art
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This asserts that the academic study of historical art includes architecture, ceramics, sculpture, furniture and paintings. Historical art is… This paper will discuss the native history of American art. Native American art comprises of oil, pottery, basketry, wood, leather and water or sand paintings (Phillips and Berlo 10). The creativity that is involved in…
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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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… t goes back to the early 1866 in Paris when a group of Americans decided to create an institution and gallery of art so that the art and art education could reach to the people of America. The New…
Aaron Douglas The Father of Black American Art
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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 an artist who not only extended the boundaries drawn by previous painters, in favour of African writers but also created portrayals of the…
A comparison and contrast between American and European art
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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.… Allentown Art Museum displays artistic…
Native American Spiritual Artwork
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Native American art has two faces- one is handmade art-work and the other comprise of performances (Dagan). These two aspects are common for all Native American cultures. … Similarly, the beautifully art-worked moccasin foot ware of Cherokee tribe are also seen as something sacred and this is evident when in a poem, the Native American man sings, “I put them…
The Harlem Renaissance and the Harmon Foundation
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The Harlem Renaissance, also called the New Negro Movement, happened to be an intellectual and literary resurgence that gave way to a novel black identity, sometime between 1920s and 1930s (Helbling 1). Considering the existence of racial oppression and the meager economic… This extended the requisite space and opportunity to the black creativity to flourish.…
A GAINST THE ODDS
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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 NAACP plus the Urban League began the task of educating African-American in the performing and visual arts so as to respond to the racial stereotype of African-American in the 20s.…
American Art and Architecture
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Abstract 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. … Pop Art can be defined as an art movement that appears in the…
American Music and Protest
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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… In essence, artists such as Haggard, Sandler, Dylan and Lennon used music to…
Kwon's Investigation to the Artists
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TITLE: Kwon’s Investigation to the Artists Week 2 Author Name: Name & Section Number of Course: Date: 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.… Traditionally, the word…
American Illustrator Gil Elvgren
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Name and Number of the Course Date AMERICAN ILLUSTRATOR GIL ELVGREN Introduction Gil Elvgren (1914-1980) born Gillette Elvgren, was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertisements and story illustrations (ElvgrenPinup.com, 2010).… His career spanning four decades from the 1930s to the 1970s encompassed different types of art work including commercial…
Mary Cassatt the Notable American Artist
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The paper will discover the artworks of Mary Cassatt. Cassatt is one of the most celebrated and notable American artists belonging to the Impressionist art movement that had roots in France. She used the visual effects of impressionism art to bring out unique.… The paper "Mary Cassatt the Notable American Artist" analyzes the artworks of Mary Cassatt. The…
An American painting. Winslow Homer
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‘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…
Diverse Theatre Movement - Asian-American Theatre
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Running head: Asian-American Theatre Asian-American Theatre [Name] [Institution] 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.…
African-American music
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Based on Burton Peretti’s Lift Every Voice, African-American music is indeed “one of the treasures of the United States” whether it be in the form of “spirituals, ragtime, the blues, jazz, rhythm and blues, gospel, soul and hip hop” … Based on Burton Peretti’s Lift Every Voice, African-American music is indeed “one of the treasures of the United States”…
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