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Appropriation as a critical practice in postmodernist art
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...art Introduction Appropriation is a significant part of postmodernism that has always played an important role in the history of the arts (visual, musical, and literary), which in practice is "the use of borrowed elements in the creation of a new work" (TATE, Appropriation). The Merriam-Webster dictionary gives two definitions that can be related to art appropriation. The first one states that appropriation is “to take exclusive possession of” while the second states, appropriation is “to take or make use of without authority or right” (Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Definition of appropriate). In the context of visual arts, art... ‘Arts’ the practice of appropriation...
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...art styles were on the rise. The beginnings of Cubism can be seen in Guernica particularly on the head of the horse on the center part of the painting, which was rendered in geometric shapes hence the element of shape in this painting is significant in the development of a new artistic style during that period. Other elements such as the subject, color, form and lines embody the importance of that event in history captured by Picasso. The subject features a chaotic setting reminiscent of the bombing of Guernica, a small town in Spain. The lines further stress the chaos in the scene... Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio’s oil on canvas artwork Herodias with the Head of Saint John the Baptist in the Museum...
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...Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective. Boston, Mass.: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2010. Print. Gardner, Helen, and Fred S. Kleiner. Gardners Art Through the Ages: A Concise Western History. Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2014. Print. Gardner, Helen, Richard G. Tansey, and Fred S. Kleiner. Gardners Art Through the Ages. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1996. Print.... Khafre Enthroned, from Gizeh, Egypt Khafre Enthroned is an artistic funerary statue of Pharaoh Khafre. Pharaoh Khafre ruled Egypt from 2520-2570. This sculptor statue is currently in Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Several replications of this figurine nonetheless are kept in most renowned Museums worldwide. Khafre...
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Late Roman, Early Christian and Byzantine Art
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...history. For stylistic motives, the tomb in the left arm of the oratory that was customarily linked to Constantius III has been dated 5th century. The front sections bear reliefs of a lamb standing on the rock that is splashing water. The lamb has a halo with the Christogram; he evidently depicts Christ (Stokstad 28) The mosaics decorations in the sanctuary of San Vitale is undoubtedly one of the most essential monuments of medieval art that ever came down on us. It denotes one of the most comprehensive paradigms of mosaics still extant, and they were produced during highly interesting historical... The Mausoleum of Galla of Placidia in Ravenna is well acknowledged for its antique and magnificent...
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...history. A naturalist or a visionary: Turner was the romantic visionary, his painting are beautiful and evolutionary for the 19th century. As a naturalist romantic, Constable had incredible technique which can be well appreciated today. Works Cited Art Authority iTunes Application - virtual art museum 50 000 works Ammerman, Sommer (2001) Comparison Constable - Turner Web April 09 2011 http://www.gymnasium-meschede.de/projekte/romantik/comparison.htm Duff, Natasha (2006) Constables Sketch for Hadleigh Castle: A Technical... John Constable (1776-1837) was specialized in landscape paintings of the region surrounding Suffolk. (Ammerman, Sommer 2001). He never travelled and only painted his country side. He...
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...arts world, which is experienced to date. Religion was a major force that influenced the way people lived and expressed themselves through art. Greek religious elements are still observable in current... Influence of Socio-Cultural Values and Ideas in Artistic Expression Influence of Socio-Cultural Values and Ideas in Artistic Expression Culture is the product of man’s effort to adapt and etch a living out of his immediate environment. Culture shapes the way of life of a people and differentiates one group of people; a society with the other. Thus, culture is the defining element of a people. It is hitched on the type of environment people live. This implies that there exist cultural differences among peo...
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Any work of art in Baltimore Museum of Art or Walter's Museum
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...Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000> http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/pass/hd_pass.htm> 14 Dec. 2012. Thurston, Herbert. “Devotion to the Passion of Christ.” The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 11. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1911. 14 Dec. 2012. < http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/11527b.htm>.... Interpretive analysis of the altarpiece of with the Passion of Christ: Crucifixion The altarpiece with the passion of Christ: Crucifixion was created in the 15th century by a German artist and is currently on display at Walter Museum’s third floor, Baltimore. The passion story, which pertains to the happenings of Christ’s last days on earth, was a constant concentration in German...
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Renaissance Art and Music
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...Art and Music Introduction The term Renaissance is originally a French word whose literal meaning is rebirth, has been applied metaphorically to a wide variety of phenomena ranging from an experience in the life history of an individual to the characterization of a culture of an entire epoch [6]. As a proper noun, Renaissance is usually applied to the civilization of Europe, particularly in Italy in the period from the 14th through the 16th centuries [6]. This usage implies not only that European civilization during these centuries enjoyed a particularly brilliant cultural outburst, but also that this age marks a decisive turn in historical evolution, the end of the Middle Ages... and the...
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UK versus Pakistan: Globalization influences on Art and Design
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...Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses. New York: CRC Press. Sethi, M. (2015) Lahore, Pakistan. Foreign Policy, 213, pp.110-111. Singh, D. (2013) Indian Nationalist Art History and the Writing and Exhibiting of Mughal Art, 1910-48. Art History, 36(5), pp.1042-1069. Tahir et al. (2009) How humanists use librariesA survey of arts and humanities faculty at University of the Punjab, Lahore... UK versus Pakistan: Globalization influences on Art and Design By Foundation Department: Globalization influences on art and design Globalization and the advancement of technologies are prompting artists and designers to transform the industry into one that reflects cultural diversity. In response to globalization, n...
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...art in France, which is to glorify history and the French state, and creates what some consider the first modern painting. His model, Victorine Meurent, is depicted as a courtesan, a woman whose body is a commodity. While middle-and- upper class gentlemen of the time may frequent courtesans and prostitutes, they do not want to be confronted with one in a painting gallery. A real woman, flaws and all... College Visual Art analysis and discussion 18 April Visual art analysis and discussion Mary Cassatt and Edouard Manet were two of themost prolific impressionists painters of the French nineteenth century. However regardless of the same art movement and subjects of their art.The differences between them...
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...history. A naturalist or a visionary: Turner was the romantic visionary, his painting are beautiful and evolutionary for the 19th century. As a naturalist romantic, Constable had incredible technique which can be well appreciated today. Works Cited Art Authority iTunes Application - virtual art museum 50 000 works Ammerman, Sommer (2001) Comparison Constable - Turner Web April 09 2011 http://www.gymnasium-meschede.de/projekte/romantik/comparison.htm Duff, Natasha (2006) Constable's Sketch for Hadleigh Castle: A Technical Examination Web April 10 2011... ? John Constable (1776-1837) was specialized in landscape paintings of the region surrounding Suffolk. (Ammerman, Sommer 2001). He never travelled and...
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...Art Elements of design are those properties that build up a design whereas the principles of design refer to how we manipulate those elements or rather the concepts used to arrange the elements of art in a comprehensive manner (Freeman 3).These elements of art include color which involves hue, intensity and value, form, line, shape, space, texture and value which as seen earlier describes color. Principles of design on the other hand include balance which basically is perceived as visual equilibrium, proportion, rhythm, emphasis and unity. In simpler terms the existing relationship between the two concepts is that both aim to achieve visual effects in a composition (Bartel 52).This paper... ....
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Contemporary Modern Art
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...Art 0 Introduction Museums have for long been one's connection with the past and present. Art is all its forms have reflected the age of the times, and send strong messages to the visitor. It's a blend between the known and the unknown. Archeological discoveries, paintings, and costumes ornate the spaces, taking the visitor back in time and to the future. Not since the 1960s has human sciences turned to language as a model to understand culture in all its forms. One such characteristic of contemporary art history has been the use of historical texts. This assimilation permits connections between material which is apparently unconnected or diverse - drawing upon sociology... Nude (Meecham and...
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...art in France, which is to glorify history and the French state, and creates what some consider the first modern painting. His model, Victorine Meurent, is depicted as a courtesan, a woman whose body is a commodity. While middle-and- upper class gentlemen of the time may frequent courtesans and prostitutes, they do not want to be confronted with one in a painting... College Visual Art analysis and discussion 18 April Visual art analysis and discussion Mary Cassatt and Edouard Manet were two of the most prolific impressionists painters of the French nineteenth century. However regardless of the same art movement and subjects of their art.The differences between them are huge. Manet’s “Olympia” and...
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Art and the Artist
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...Arts. Among the modern art forms in which she nurtured an interest was Cubism. Cubism was developed in Paris in the early 20th century which concerns itself with expressing the idea of the whole structure of a given object by reducing the surfaces to geometric plans and organizing them without regard to representational accuracy. However, she felt constricted at school and left to seek a more liberal and less rigid artistic education outside. She attended various ateliers, studied with prominent French artist Ferdnand Leger and philosopher Paul Colin, and worked as docent at the Louvre just to cultivate her knowledge of art history... illogical and chaotic way. Her pieces can hardly...
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Two Works of Art from Ancient Time and From 1000 B.C.E OR 1000 B.C
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...art which also shoed courage, bravery making most of the people inspired. References Frank, P. (2011). Preble’s’ art forms an introduction to the visual arts (10th Ed.). New Jersey: Upper Saddle River Prentice Hall. Tanner, J. (2006). The invention of art history in ancient Greece: religion, society and artistic rationalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.... ? Comparison of two Arts from 1000 B.C al Affiliation) Part One Art has been an important aspect in the growth of human since the old age period. It has been used in conveying message to the public through music, sculpture, paintings and others. It has contributed to people being able to think...
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Near Eastern and Egyptian Art
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...Art History, Volume 1 (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2010. Print.... Near Eastern and Egyptian Art The cultures of early Israelites and the ancient Egyptians may not seem to have any similarities with each other. Forone thing, the Egyptians have much more tangible surviving legacies, such as the ruins of their ancient temples, and as for the early Israelites, their ancient holy books or scriptures were one of the few things that were able to remain intact up to this date. However, upon closer inspection of each group there are certain characteristics that have similarities, such as those in the social and political context. Such similarities can be...
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(Art) Michelangelo's ceiling in the Sistine Chapel
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...art. Finally, the ways in which he overcame the logistic difficulties of reaching the ceiling without leaving behind lasting damage prove he was both a creative thinker and a talented problem-solver. References King, Ross. Michelangelo & The Pope’s Ceiling. New York: Walker & Company, 2003. Lemaitre, Alain J. & Lessing, Erich. (1993). Florence and the Renaissance. Paris: Terrail Press. Marszalek, C.S. & Panagakis, B. (August 23, 2004). The Sistine Chapel Ceiling. Renaissance Art Studio. Stone, Irving (Ed.). I, Michelangelo, Sculptor: An Autobiography Through Letters. New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1962. West, Shearer. (1996). ...
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High Renaissance and Baroque Period Art
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...art history, the Spanish Baroque period allowed its artists to paint more realistically. Two portraits have been chosen and one large painting Diego Velasquez, Portrait of Juan de Pareja, 1650 has far more freedom than Brozino in his work. He was the court's principle painter and considered a diplomat as he traveled for the king. This painting was chosen to compare first to the Portrait of the Young Man. When Velasquez was in Rome to paint the Pope Innocent X, he wanted to practice, he did a life portrait from his assistant, slave, mulatto painter Juan de Pareja." (Rousseau 1) There is such realism in his facial expression...  I chose two artists out of preference from the High Renaissance and the...
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What is Art The Art of Jackson Pollock
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...Art History 101 Basics”. About.com. Mid... Essay What is Art? Art can be described differently by different people but when I look at art I think it can be many things. Graffiti on the side of a building can be an effective art piece as well as something in an art museum. I see art as the expression that someone does to make a statement in the world. This statement can be limited to just the expression of an emotion about something of interest to the author, or it can be the expression of a specific social topic that someone feels is important. A good example of art is the cave paintings that primitive man made (Getlein 5). The reason this is art to me is because someone is capturing the event of...
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Jackson Pollack and Jasper John: Art Analysis
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...art history, and thus produced work that will remain important as long as the American culture exists, perhaps extending well beyond that time. In looking at a piece done by Pollock, the visceral reaction might be to feel that it has no meaning and is nothing more than a series of scribbles. The way in which the scribbling is configured might... Lavender Mist (1950) by Jackson Pollack and Flag (1954-1955) by Jasper Johns: A Comparison JacksonPollock, and Pollack influenced Jasper Johns are two contemporary American Artists who broke boundaries in the use of medium and color. Through inventive techniques, the two artists both found ways to express themselves without adhering to conformities that directed ...
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How do the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation and the Scientific Revolution connect with the history of the Greeks and Roma
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...History of the Greeks and Romans? There had been arebirth of literature, art, and new development of the family structure of the Greeks and the Romans during the transition of the tremendous middle ages through the Renaissance. This transition provided advancements in major areas terms of art, culture, warfare, and lifestyles of the Greeks and the Romans. These advancements targeted specifically the literature of the Greeks and the Romans. Before the Renaissance, ordinary people do not usually read books, as books before was controlled and mainly written by the church. The texts were written in Latin... ?How do the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation and the Scientific Revolution connect with the...
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Modern Art Movement in Russia
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...history. These were Constructivism, Suprematism and Rayonism. All three were characterised by the portrayal of abstract figures and art. Constructivism was first created by Vladimir Tatlin in 1913 and was heavily influenced by the works of Picassa in Paris. Constructivists did not believe in pure abstract ideas, and always tried to connect life with something tangible. Suprematism created by Malevich, was a school of pure abstract arts, and brought in the idea of aesthetic pleasure of the artists through... Modern Art movement in Russia Introduction “I believe the term avant-garde can be profitably used to distinguish and artists who believe not only that the world they inhabit is essentially modern and...
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Comparison essay
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...Art History: Online). However, like Gustave, his subjects were common and simple and rebelled against the prevalent concept of class. Like Gustave, Manet did reject the conventional modeling and perspectives and showed now predilection for the traditional emphasis on illusionism (Art History: Online). Manet’s painting technique avoided tight details and the panache for an accurate pictorial duplication (Art History: Online). Rather Manet resorted to the use of color and tinge to create shapes (Art History: Online). However, his palette was more variegated and polished as compared to the gloom... of the of the Concerned 2 June Gustave Courbet and Eduoard Manet – A Comparison Gustave Courbet and...
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THE ART IN FREERUNNING/PARKOUR
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...Art in Freerunning or Parkour College The Art in Freerunning or Parkour Parkour in the beginning France has spent hundreds of years being on the cutting edge for art, and the 1980's proved no different. Like other parts of the world, Paris had become a modern tourist attraction and cultural intersection, however more than one thousand years of history could still be felt in the atmosphere and in certainly in the artworks. Once again surpassing the rest of the world, the heart of Paris worked through its resident David Belle to found a new sport that would take off throughout the country and eventually trek its way across other continents; Parkour would evolve into one of the most modern... The Art in...
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All Game Play is Performance: The State of the Art Game
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...art history in Doom are exemplary in the world of digital entertainment. (Beardon and Malmborg 2002, p 192-193) One of the two games that I would like to discuss is FIFA electronics Art Football game. This game represents total theatrical performance since it possesses all the components required for the embodiment for live action and interaction as proposed by the article. Its game graphics are astoundingly close to nature, this phenomena is further testified by Osborn and Greenfield (2006, p. 138) as they stated the fact... ? ALL GAME PLAY IS PERFORMANCE: THE OF THE ART GAME By Presented to “Your ”, “your . Add the of your university Your city and state Due date Total performance is the...
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Images of Aphrodite and female nudity in Greek art
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...art. The amazing Greek works of art also reflected issues and changes in society. Examining legendary works of Greek art tells a history of how their ideals changed as centuries came and passed. With high respect for their excellence in this field, the artists of the Western World have been strongly influenced by the Greeks. The Greeks have an undeniably world- renowned reputation in art. They started by making beautiful pottery. They established influence in the field of architecture because... ?” an article written by Michael Scott, a unique and trivial story of one of the sailors was discussed. This sailor tried to have sex with the statue of Aphrodite because it was too beautiful and...
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...Art: Images of the gods and political or cultural messages: In considering the two ancient great cultures of the world, Greek and Byzantine, one caneasily understand that the religious imageries of the two cultures presented gods representing their own milieu. Both Byzantine and Greek gods were deeply involved with people. In the book of Iliad the gods can be seen involved with people’s war. Both of these cultures are filled with abundance of gods for each and everything. In both of these cultures, gods represented their war like attitudes. In representing gods too, this war like nature of the gods is clearly stressed. Later in Byzantium the religion was turned to be...
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...arts works of the 1930s but to be precise, the picture was made in 1937 by artist Clyfford Still. It shows how the state was darkened by warfare that dominated that period. The painting is an illustration and a record of the unpleasant happenings in the society. In addition, it begins and ends with the same line in great picture, the picture that creates a real image in readers mind. Besides the picture there are chisels that were used by Clyfford to make the wood cuttings. This means these were tools available for use at such a period. The dark paintings illustrates the dark moments that were being experienced... Picture analysis Introduction Picture or the painting referred illustrates the arts...
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The Art of the Americas: The American Aesthetic Interpreted for the Display of Works of Art
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...Arts in Boston titled ‘The Art of the Americas’ provides an experience for those in attendance which elaborately and lavishly explores the history within the Americas. More than 5000 works of art from Northern, Central, and South America fill the wing, creating a connectivity between the regions as well as providing context for more than three millennia of human existence through artistic references for the regions. The earliest works are from the Olmec era that was in existence around 1000 BCE. The art works span the existence of time from that era until they reach to the “first three quarters of the twentieth century” (Davis 9). Most... The Art of the Americas: The American Aesthetic Interpreted for...
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Theorising Art, Media and Design
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...art history, film theory, television studies, and the visually oriented arm of media, new media and culture studies.” (Jones 3). There is no need to explain what had been cited from the work of the author. She directly applies the leading role of such movement in contemporary forms of art and media. However well established feminism is as a major movement that advocates the emphasis of the female gender in a patriarchal society, the depiction of femininity and its degradation in some visual arts has had a lengthy discourse... ? (YOUR (THE Feminism in Art and Media through the Centuries Feminism is defined as a social theory that spans to the diverse experiences of women as a whole concerning social...
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Discuss the expression theory of art, using the chapter from freelandbut is it art
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...art of any quality. References “Christ Standing in the Tomb.” (15th Century). Artist Unknown. Available March 14, 2007 from Freeland, Cynthia. (2002). But is it Art? Oxford: Oxford University Press. Serrano, Andres. (1989). Piss Christ. Available March 14, 2007 from West, Shearer. (1996). The Bulfinch Guide to Art History: A Comprehensive Survey and Dictionary of Western Art and Architecture. Boston: Bulfinch Press. Appendix Figure 1 Figure 2... Expression Theory The question of what is art has been explored for ages. While some consider it to be merely an expression of beauty, others feel it has a more meaningful context, often conveying ideas and concepts...
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Robert Rauschenberg's Monogram
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...art goats symbolized the damned. A dingy tennis ball behind the animal suggests it has defecated on painting. Allegorically, Rauschenberg is a bull in the china shop of art history, a satyr squeezing through the eye of an esthetic/erotic needle. (Pollock, 1996) Monogram is Rauschenberg's credo, a line drawn in the psychic sands of American sexual and cultural values. It is a love letter, a death threat, and a ransom note. It is Rauschenberg carving his monogram into art history. Bold canonical works will also be on view, such as Monogram, which displays a paint-daubed angora goat, girded by an automobile tire and mounted on a kind of pasture seeded with urban debris. A remarkable example...
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Ancient History
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...History Net Magazines, April. Goldsworthy, A., 2004. In the Name of Rome: The Men Who Won the Roman Empire. London: Phoenix; New Ed edition. Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History , 2013. Trade between the Romans and the Empires of Asia. [Online] Available at: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/silk/hd_silk.htm [Accessed 29 March 2013]. Kamm.Antony, 1995. The Romans: An Introduction. London: Leeds University Library. Kyle, D.G., 1998. Spectacles of Death in Ancient Rome. London: Routledge. Lendering, J., 5013. Mithridates. [Online] Available at: http://www.livius.org/ap-ark/appian/appian_mithridatic_00.html [Accessed 29 March 2013]. Lomas, K., 1993. Rome and the Western Greeks, 350 BC... History and Political...
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Ancient History
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...History Net Magazines, April. Goldsworthy, A., 2004. In the Name of Rome: The Men Who Won the Roman Empire. London: Phoenix; New Ed edition. Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History , 2013. Trade between the Romans and the Empires of Asia. [Online] Available at: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/silk/hd_silk.htm [Accessed 29 March 2013]. Kamm.Antony, 1995. The Romans: An Introduction. London: Leeds University Library. Kyle, D.G., 1998. Spectacles of Death in Ancient Rome. London: Routledge. Lendering, J., 5013. Mithridates. [Online] Available at: http://www.livius.org/ap-ark/appian/appian_mithridatic_00.html [Accessed 29 March 2013]. Lomas, K.,...
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...Art: Images of the gods and political or cultural messages: In considering the two ancient great cultures of the world, Greek and Byzantine, one can easily understand that the religious imageries of the two cultures presented gods representing their own milieu. Both Byzantine and Greek gods were deeply involved with people. In the book of Iliad the gods can be seen involved with people’s war. Both of these cultures are filled with abundance of gods for each and everything. In both of these cultures, gods represented their war like attitudes. In representing gods too, this war like nature of the gods is clearly stressed. Later in Byzantium the religion was turned to be...
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Art Censor
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...art should be censored to suppress violence and animosity among people. History is rich of art that was censored because of its inappropriate nature. For instance, Debaucheries statue and infant Faun were censored. Frederick William created the artwork during the 1880’s. The Alaska Art Gallery Should Not Have Been Closed Alaska art gallery should not have been closed because the art was good. The decision of closing the gallery was ill informed because art must be looked art and it should not be construed to imply immorality. The art constituted of prints, paints, sculpture, fine art, and native Alaskan art (Lord, 2010). Additionally, some of the artists were jailed because... Art Censor Summary: Journal...
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Fine Art
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...art is a multidimensional subject in the sense that it encompasses literature, visual arts, and performing arts, it interacts with other unrelated fields at different levels. For example, art has a relationship with history through fictional and creative essays and novels that give readers insight into historical events and phenomena. Students who learn historical facts through art will develop unique perspectives about the world. Although Science exists to explain the law of nature, arts fine-tunes the understanding of various persons so that they can analyses different situations and the reasons for the existence of such circumstances. It is also worth noting... Connection between Art and other...
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John Berger has suggested that compared to fine art, commercial art is relatively restricted in what it can say to audiences. Using two examples of fine art and two of commercial art, consider how far Bergers arguments for the relative limi
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...art was used for commercial purposes. What was meant to be an attack on the government, for instance, might be co-opted to make a message about, say, beer, thus completely negating the message at hand. A perfect example of this would be using the Beatles song Revolution, which was a song about creating a revolution in society in the 1960s into a Nike commercial, where the song, and its meaning, sound very different and not at all what the artists intended (The Pop History Dig, http://www.pophistorydig.com/?p=702). The conflict between “fine art” and “commercial art” is also seen in the realm of graphic design. This is because advertisements use... Introduction There is an inherent conflict between...
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Ancient Egyptian Art, Painting, and Sculpture
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...Art, Painting, and Sculpture Introduction Ancient Egypt is one of the countries that have rich history concerning sculpture and paintings. This is because of its history in relation to its rulers as well as its innovation, which made it to be in the world map. The ancient Egyptian art history dates back to five thousand years ago as it emerged during the civilization that started from the Nile valley. Most of the Egyptian arts were expressed in sculptures and painting and they portrayed different meanings, which placed the nation in the global map. The arts were highly fascinating and symbolic as they revolve around the countries past which was intended to keep the countries past... ? Ancient Egyptian...
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Images of Aphrodite and female nudity in Greek art
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...art. The amazing Greek works of art also reflected issues and changes in society. Examining legendary works of Greek art tells a history of how their ideals changed as centuries came and passed. With high respect for their excellence in this field, the artists of the Western World have been strongly influenced by the Greeks. The Greeks have an undeniably world- renowned reputation in art. They started by making beautiful pottery. They established influence in the field of architecture because... ?” an article written by Michael Scott, a unique and trivial story of one of the sailors was discussed. This sailor tried to have sex with the statue of Aphrodite because it was too beautiful and...
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Art 21
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...art 21 artists. Sikander reigns from Pakistan, specifically Lahore. She studied art in Pakistan’s National College of Arts. She finished her Masters in Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island, United States, during 1995. Sikander focused on her local Pakistan community’s miniature painting genre. The genre includes disciplined art strokes. Sikander included techniques as basis for creating beautiful works of art. Sikander’s fusing personal themes and history to her unique art works makes her one of the chosen PBS... Art 21 Artists April 7, Introduction Art can be defined in different ways. There is a relationship between art and morality. The art masterpieces show the character and psychology of the...
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Michelangelo on Flemish Art and Rogier's St Luke Drawing the Virgin
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...Art, 1500-1600: Sources and Documents. Englewood Cliffs, N.J: Prentice-Hall, 1965. Robert Klein and Henri Zerner. (Eds). Italian Art, 1500-1600: Sources and Documents. Englewood Cliffs, N.J: Prentice-Hall, 1966. Stokstad, Marilyn, and Michael W. Cothren. Art History: Fourteenth to Seventeenth Century Art. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2011. Acres, Alfred. “Rogier van der Weyden’s Painted Texts” Artibus et Historiae 21, 41(2000): 75-109.... ? In Francisco de Hollanda’s Michelangelo on Flemish Painting, which is part of Four Dialogues in appendix to his 'lractado de Pintura Antigua (written 1547-49), he relates a conversation that he had with Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, one ...
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Modern Art
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...History has an array of works of art that demonstrate the creativity and genius of artists during the period between 1850 and 1955. A Contextual analysis of the works of art will reveal me more than just the works of art but also the perception of the artists and the way they were able to construct and interpret the world around them by using art. To be able to delve deep into the psyche of these artists I have to be able to appreciate art of the previous eras and predict with precision the future trends in art. Looking at a particular period of art can bring about the innovativeness of artists in depicting ideas using paint and brush and various other unique techniques... First Reflection Modern...
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Contemporary Art
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...art. In reality, a local identity can be clear only by destructing the dichotomy of true localism can be come up through confined custom and historicity. For example, many of contemporary Asian artists - counting artists based in their native soil or abroad are dealing with one's own civilizing custom with a approach of duality acceptance both history and present. Workings of artists which own traditional opinion and motifs such as Zen philosophy, ceramics... Answer Q). using concrete examples, please discuss the issue of identity as presented in Korean contemporary art Contemporary Art: According to dictionary the meaning of literal meaning of contemporary art is the modern art but...
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A comparison and contrast between American and European art
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...art is the art of European Countries, and those parts of the world that have come to follow predominantly European cultural traditions such as the Americas. Written histories of Western art often begin with the art... A Comparison and Contrast between 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....
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Chinese art - From the Foundation-fount of Painting
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...art that eclipses both the ancient western paintings and the modern forms of photography and painting. Apart from being the longest living genre in human history, it is also the only art form that unifies nature, the human spirit and the universe. The paintings were created through silence, reflection and self awareness. Through paper and ink, the ancient Chinese painters collided art and spirit and made them one. Though the paintings were predominantly monochrome, they spectacularly blended with scrolls and the end products still amaze people several millennia later. The concept... Chinese Art and Analysis of a Chinese Painting The rich Chinese art can be compared only to the European art in terms of...
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...Art and Art History (Saskia). The artist has shown his creative skills through this artwork. The features of the sculpture are very revealing and expressive. The way it is created and the way feelings are shown through the face really make it one of the masterpieces of the Roman Imperial Period.... Your full full March 04, Visual Art and Film Studies Picture Ocean Park 27 Thephoto is the copyright of artist, Richard Diebenkorn. The artwork was created in 1970. the dimensions of the artwork are 100 inch x 80 inch. the original artwork is placed in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The medium used to create this artwork is oil on canvas. In this artwork, the...
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Cross Cultural Trends
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...Art History. (n.d.).Mary Cassatt: Portrait of the Artist (1975.319.1). Retrieved October 11, 2014, from http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1975.319.1 "Neoclassical Art (Flourished 1770-1830)." Neoclassical Art, Neoclassicism (1770-1830). N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2014. . POEM: I, TOO BY LANGSTON HUGHES. "POEM: I, TOO BY LANGSTON HUGHES."Poemhunter.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Oct. 2014. . "Dada." Smithsonian. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Oct. 2014. .... Art trends Art trends Introduction The list of five trends and art forms that have originated in another country and diffused into American culture are Dadaism, impressionism, Harlem renaissance,...
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Copleys Governor and Mrs. Thomas Mifflin and Watson and the Shark
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...Art 2). American women during the eighteenth century were not free to run for public office yet Mrs. Mifflin’s actions and poised look convey her political thoughts. Works Cited Philadelphia Museum of Art. Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mifflin (Sarah Morris). N.d. Division of Education. Print. 2015, January 21. Pinder, Kymberly N. Race-ing Art History: Critical Readings in Race and Art History. Los Angeles: Routledge, 2013.... Comparing Two Paintings The most direct symbolic reference to the American Revolution in John Singleton Copley’s 1773 painting “Governor and Mrs. Thomas Mifflin” is the expression of Mr. Mifflin’s desire for independence. Governor Mifflin exhibits a stare that interprets to ...
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