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...Artwork The sculpture is dubbed one of Jimenez’s great work due to its ability to capture the emotions of its subject. With Fiberglass, Jimenez manages to capture the Journey of two latinos possibly crossing the border through inferring form the title. The sculpture shows three people. A tall and strong man is carrying a woman. The woman in turn carries... Art remains one of the greatest historical modes of education across the world. The ancient time planners consideredthis as an integral part of propagating positive appreciation of the beauty of nature and the ability of man. This explains why most of the historical structures people see around reflect the period when the actual civilization began,...
Controversial Artwork
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...Artworks Full Ideas expressed through artworks beyond what is normally considered moral probably are the most controversial in the field of Arts. While photographic paintings and other performances that are aesthetically applauded are generally considered acceptable and commendable, those that portray the other side of beauty usually attract the attention of critics. Sometimes, it could be considered that what makes a modern artwork successful is the lunacy expressed in it that generally draws criticisms, consequently making an artwork famous, although not in a positive way. Chris Ofili’s Holy Virgin Mary caught national attention in 1999 when it was exhibited at the Brooklyn... Making Controversial...
Artwork Analysis
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...Artwork Analysis: The Wolf and Fox Hunt by Peter Paul Rubens Word Count 250 (5 pages) Introduction The art piece I chose to analyze was The Wolfand Fox Hunt, painted by Peter Paul Rubens. Here it will be attempted to address the following issues within the aforementioned painting: patterns, binary oppositions, and anomalies of the painting. Each of these elements will be observed in-depth. Patterns Peter Paul Rubens was a Flemish Baroque painter who lived from 1577 to 1640 and he was famous for his impressive Baroque style and the intensity of his artworks. He was a master of depicting ferocious hunting scenes and capturing dramatic and dangerous...
Romantic and Neoclassic artwork
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...Artwork The nineteenth century was characterized with emergence of different types of art which included Romanticism and Neoclassicism. While neoclassic artwork aimed at portraying the absolute truth about life through reflection of the rational way of thinking with the intellectual movement giving emphasis on reason that was mainly borrowed from classical Greek and Roman style, romantic artwork mainly focused on depicting reality by employing the use of wild and raw emotions which gave emphasis on the individual as opposed to the society. It is evident that the two artwork bore stark differences which often resulted into heated debates (Litvak 35). While... neoclassical...
Description of Artwork
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...Artwork Art is an aspect of writing followed by interest of an individual in a society. This picture used appears to be one of the most brilliant pieces of artwork I have ever come across. It was made by a professional artist who exactly knew what to do to produce he best. To accomplish this, the artist had to incorporate the use of a wide range of elements of art. The artist has also applied some good shape in the in this art, which helps in the attraction of the picture. Attraction in the art helps one to identify whether it is good or bad. There was also a proper and appropriate use of spacing. The images in the background, foreground and middle ground stand out quite distinctly... Description of...
Analysis the artwork
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...Artworks are often beautiful yet they are not just known for their or ntal features but the story that they tell as well. Art is a part of history and it oftentimes reflects the customs and traditions of the creator and the source. From the Ancient Near Eastern Art gallery, “Tribute bearer with an Oryx, a Monkey and a Leopard Skin” is exhibited at the metropolitan Museum of Art. It is a sculpture showing a man holding and pulling with his left hand the horn of an Oryx and holding an animal skin with his other hand while a monkey sits on his shoulder. It is from the Neo-Assyrian era made around the eighth century B.C. from the Assyrian culture, created... ?Full Reflections on Ancient Near Eastern Art...
Analysis the artwork
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...Artworks are often beautiful yet they are not just known for their or ntal features but the story that they tell as well. Art is a part of history and it oftentimes reflects the customs and traditions of the creator and the source. From the Ancient Near Eastern Art gallery, “Tribute bearer with an Oryx, a Monkey and a Leopard Skin” is exhibited at the metropolitan Museum of Art. It is a sculpture showing a man holding and pulling with his left hand the horn of an Oryx and holding an animal skin with his other hand while a monkey sits on his shoulder. It is from the Neo-Assyrian era made around the eighth century B.C. from the Assyrian culture, created... Full Reflections on Ancient Near Eastern Art...
European Modernist Artwork
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...Artwork European Modernist Artwork André Masson’s Pedestal Table in the Studio of 1922 is a work that represents European modern artwork. This can be described from the color choice, the quality of line, texture to its light and shade. The choice of color in the painting is one that is bleached. It is this collection of color that creates extraordinary spatial qualities of the picture. The color is more of dull grey and white. As seen in the research conducted by Mundy (2003), this element of painting portrays a novel individual approach to art. The artwork is well proportioned on its canvas. The largest tear is placed on the top of the artwork, with a small piece slightly below... European Modernist...
Men In Artwork
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...Artwork In the first civilizations, the Egyptians were the very first people to portray man in artwork. Theybelieved in the existence of souls that still survived after death. Therefore, they began making stone-idealized humans to cover the hearts as shown in figure 2-1. According to them, longevity was very crucial and just like many civilization they put a lot of faith in gods. The early Greek art was greatly influenced by the Egyptians (Edsel, and Bret, 19). The sculpture composed of a vase that was prepared and a slip applied on the vessel before painting it. Then the sculpture was hardened by fire after which the artist would incise the decorations into the hard black shell... Men in Artwork In the ...
Discussing an artwork
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...Artwork The painting “Birth of Venus” was created by Sandro Botticelli in 1484. Although it is approximately 500 years since it was painted, the painting stills services a representation of beauty. The image recreates a sea and sky image, which is calmed Venus’ soft power. The sea evident in the painting is relaxed and flourishing. This artistic creation is marvelous, particularly because of the presence of delicate ripples. The painting’s magic is apparent where Botticelli created a relationship between green of the sea and Venus paleness. Although the sea appears calm, the small wavelets are ideal since they retreat from the viewer’s eye. This makes it possible for one to perceive... “Birth of Venus”...
Roger Shimomuras Artwork
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...Artwork Writing Assignment Introduction The Richmond center was the host of the “YELLOW TERROR” which features a collection of paintings that were made by Roger Shimomura. The “YELLOW TERROR” has a representation of the popular American culture in the paintings. The YELLOW TERROR represents the first time Roger Shimomura shows the kitsch collection for his paintings. To be more precise Roger Shimomura uses the YELLOW TERROR to communicate the underlying perceptions of people who have a different color than Americans, highlighting their fears and the biases that exist against these people. The purpose of this assignment is to investigate a contemporary artist’s – Roger Shimomura... Roger Shimomura’s...
Women In Artwork
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...artwork is a field that has attracted many individuals talented with drawing and creating of artifacts from a numerous collection including the ancient era. Frequently, images are concurrently used to express people culture, especially their traditional way of dressing, and beauty. There are numerous platforms that are used in designing human images especially in the art that can be traced to have been used decades ago. The use of three dimension images was commonly used by the modern man as they had advanced tools that would be used to develop sculptures and other products. There are also several transformations that have taken place in the artwork field... Role of Women in Ancient and Modern Art The...
Native American Spiritual Artwork
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...Artwork 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. And art is always associated with some element of spirituality. For a Native American who makes traditional pots, “clay is alive-it has spiritual power and a kind of energy” (Williams et al., 29). 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 on. I walked sacred on the land” (Williams et al., 31). On the performance side also, it can be seen that Native... ?Native American Spiritual...
Ceramic Artwork in Ancient Greece
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...Artwork in Ancient Greece Mosaics back nearly 4,000 years with the use of terracotta cones in the ground for decorative purposes. By 800 B.C. civilizations were implementing mosaics in pavement. Even as the history of mosaics dates back thousands of years, the ancient Greeks are recognized as the first who raised the form to an art. In these regards, they were oftentimes combined with ceramics in the creation of compelling and functional art forms (‘The History’). Indeed, the nature of ceramics also constitutes a significant element in terms of art in Greek antiquity. Indeed, while ceramics constituted a significant functional category within Greek art, as their durability was conducive... ?Ceramic...
The Harvesters: Wood Painting Artwork
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...artwork that was originally done by PieterBruegel in the year 1565. Pieter Bruegel was among the artists whose artworks were influenced by the Northern Renaissance that took place in Italy. The theme of this exhibition would definitely be, “the returns for hard work”. The portrait shows peasants in a wheat farm in two groups. One group is busy harvesting wheat from the field while another group is resting while having a meal under the shade of a tree. The artwork shows a number of stacked wheat, which is definitely the result of the work of the group of peasants who are already working. The harvest is believed to be a depiction... into their food due to anger and another group working in the...
The analysis of the artwork
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...Artwork Introduction The artwork of choice is ‘The coronation of Emperor NapoleonI and Coronation of the Empress Josephine in Notre-Dam De Pari. The artist is Louis David an artist in the Age of Enlightenment. Like most of David’s artwork, the painting elaborated the revolution of politics, economics, and religion in such a manner that they drifted away from the tradition of authoritarianism. Consequently, the association of the painting with the Age of enlightenment was evident in its inclination towards reason and common good, while abandoning baroque to turn down aristocratic, ornate, and frivolous extremes of of rococo. As evident in coronation artwork, the painting... The Analysis Of The Artwork...
Formal analysis of one artwork
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...artwork – The Sculpture Art is a way we represent things and our imaginations. There is no on way through which art can be represented but several ways. They can be represented through paintings and sculptures. Every piece of art says something, something that is natural or imagined (Bellori et al, 58). This piece of art also says a lot. It is the second half 14th century French Sculpture named as ‘Madonna and child’. Its display plate says that it was the gift from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to the museum. Samuel H. Kress Foundation was made after the name of Samuel Henry. Kress, He collected one of the most significant artworks of Europe and Italian renaissance... and always had a...
Roger Shimomura's artwork writing assignment
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...Artwork Writing Assignment Introduction The Richmond center was the host of the yellow terror” which are collections of paintings that were made by Roger Shimomura. The “yellow terror” has a representation of the popular American culture through a depiction in the paintings. The purpose of this assignment is to investigate a contemporary artist’s – Roger Shimomura engagement with identity formation. The paper will examine a number of works by the artist in order to develop a solid understanding of his approach. It will focus on how Roger Shimomura uses specific strategies. These strategies include, but are not limited to: appropriation, masquerade, subversion, juxtaposition... Roger Shimomuras...
Keith Haring Artwork and Inspiration
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...artwork and inspiration Humanitarian intervention Humanitarian interventions refers to the threats or application of force by one country to another aimed at preventing/controlling intensified violations to human rights of the citizens or other people within that country without any permission by the country into which the country intervenes. This intervention may be done in either a forcible or non-forcible manner all meant at saving the nationals of such a nation that the intervention is directed. Forcible intervention may involve the use of military power to challenge the widespread violations of human rights while the non-forcible intervention may use such other tools as diplomatic... ? Keith Haring...
Hervey Dunns and the Indian artwork
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...artwork, though the matter is different there are several similarities and differences, which yield a better understanding of the artwork. The Indian Image Harvey Dunn’s image The arrangement of elements in both pictures forms a sense of visual elements. In the Hervey Dunn’s indicates an asymmetrical or informal balance, when the two sides are different; but still balanced (Malloy, 2014). In this artwork, the activities of the people indicate that they are focusing all their efforts on one side; however, it occurs in a manner, which creates a balance. In the Indian family artwork, the balances of the elements... Visual elements and Design Insert Insert s In comparing Hervey Dunn’s and the Indian...
CANTON-MOVIE ARTWORK BY PAUL SAMPLE
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...ARTWORK BY PAUL SAMPLE By Introduction Artwork refers to any type of paintings or drawings on a piece of paper or surface aimed at conveying information about a particular activity or somebody. Artwork can also be a curved image of somebody or something. The artwork was painted by Paul Sample showing US troops in Canton Island in 1946. Canton Island was one of the largest and used by the US navy and air force soldiers as stop over. This found when the United States was just out of the Second World War and it acted as a symbolic feature to the US military troops and the civilians to remind them of the impact of the war. This will also remind them how their military army... and combat soldiers...
Leonardo Da Vinci Biography And Artwork
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...Artwork The artist chosen for this assignment is Leonardo Da Vinci, the most famous Italian polymath. Da Vinci is fondly called ‘archetype of the Renaissance man’, for he gained prominence as a scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, and musician and writer. As Killinger points out, Leonardo along with other humanists and Renaissance artists like Donato Bramante (1514) adorned the most famous Sforza Ludovico's (1479-1500) court (71). His works generally contained drawings, scientific diagrams, and his thoughts on the nature of painting. His three greatest works are Mona Lisa, the Last Supper, and Vitruvian Man... Leonardo Da Vinci Biography And...
The artwork of Gustav Klimt is controversial.
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...Artworks Table of Contents Part I: Introduction Part II: Discussion of the controversy in Gustav’s artworks ELP Experimental Research Data Part III: Conclusion Part IV: Works Cited Introduction Gustav Klimt is widely recognized as one of the most prominent artist for his numerous murals painted in the Burgtheater in Vienna, sketches, landscapes, and his various commissioned portraits of women (Bisanz-Prakken 23). After the death of his father and brother in 1892, he had to assume financial responsibility for his father’s and brother’s families (23). These tragedies affected his artistic vision and soon he would veer toward a new artistic personal style... The Controversial Nature of Gustav Klimt’s...
Giotto di Bondone (a piece of artwork)
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...artwork by Giotto in addition to the arena chapel includes the Florence cathedral’s bell tower. He painted the arena chapel and he was responsible for the design of the bell tower in the Florence cathedral. The impact of Giotto on fresco art is felt up to date because fresco decorations are still a key feature... GIOTTO DI BONDONE. Giotto di Bondone was an architect and painter in the last quarter of the middle ages from an Italian origin in Florence. Giotto’s art was notably biased towards religious subjects. Most of his art featured religious personalities with a biblical background. The most notable subjects of Giotto’s art included Christ, disciples and pioneers of the early church (Joseph and...
Vincent Van Gogh his artwork and life
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...artwork and life. William Shakespeare in his drama “Twelfth Night” writes, “Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) belongs to the first category. Why does he deserve that position? If one desires to know how life is to be lived in its trials, tribulations, duty and beauty-ask Vincent Van Gogh! He lived a poor life in secular terms but rich in artistry. He was a great artist and a master letter-writer. Letter writing and creating painting were alternative beats of the same heart for him. Through the first forum he created magic with his pen... Order 435479 Topic: Paper on Vincent Van Gogh his...
Leonardo Da Vinci: Biography and Artwork
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...Artwork Biography Leonardo Da Vinci was an Italian polymath who also gained prominence as a scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, and musician and writer. He is fondly called ‘archetype of the Renaissance man’. As Killinger points out, Leonardo along with other humanists and renaissance artists like Donato Bramante (1514) adorned the most famous Sforza Ludovico’s (1479-1500) court (71). His works generally contained drawings, scientific diagrams, and his thoughts on the nature of painting. His three greatest works are Mona Lisa, the Last Supper, and Vitruvian Man. “Leonardo's ideas were vastly ahead of his... Leonardo Da Vinci: Biography and...
Research on an artwork of Aiweiwei (See documents attached)
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...Artwork of Ai Weiwei Art is an ity of its own kind. Various artists seem to project what they think about the society through their artistic work. In some situations, the audience are not able to interpret the correct meaning of a given art, owing to the fact that artists often look into the environment with varied lens from the common one used by the society. The artistic works of Aiweiwei tends to challenge viewers because of the wrong impression that they give the art pieces. While the common notion about artistic interpretation tends to bend towards contextual meaning, Aiweiwei art pieces tend to address unique concerns of the society. I have observed that art pieces of Ai Weiwei seem... An Artwork...
Kozyndan as a collaboration of the artwork by two artists
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...artwork by two amazing artists, Kozy and Dan. This pair has proved its excellence in every possible manner. Kozy is Japanese and Dan is an American and together they produce absolutely unique artwork. They are based in Los Angeles and their carefully created images can be bought from their shop. This shop is conveniently divided into low-priced and high-priced stuff. A name that has originated as more of a brand was simply founded to have a common e-mail address at which friends could send common e-mails to Kozy and Dan. It was only after this that they started signing their combined... KOZYNDAN Sources: http www.pixelsurgeon.com www.kozyndan.com "Kozyndan" has originated as a collaboration of the...
Critique on the Crowned Buddha Head Artwork in LACMA
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...Artwork in LACMA The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the biggest art museum in the western United States that houses over 100,000 objects dated from the ancient times to the present (“Overview”). The art collections of LACMA cover all the countries and its entire history of art (“Overview”). The Asian art holdings are one of the museum’s asset (“Overview”). One of this is the Crowned Buddha Head metal sculpture from Central Thailand which is dated around 17th century (see Figure 1). It has been gifted from the Austin and Irene Young Trust (AC1994.86.2). It is currently on display at the South and Southeast Asian Art Department. Description... 21 May A Critique on the Crowned Buddha Head...
Research paper about an artist and one of his artwork
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...Artwork of the Month - January 2004." 2011. Walker Art Gallery. Web.21 September 2011.... Hockney’s Peter Getting Out of Nick’s Pool At an obvious level, this paper is about David Hockney and the motivation, interpretations, personal and social impact of his painting, “Peter Getting Out of Nick’s Pool”. On a deeper level, however, I am writing this paper about breaking rules, expressing oneself honestly, bringing about social change while remaining appropriately sensitive, life-affirming, and respectfully refraining from rubbing your personal stuff in other people’s faces. The idealism and courage of youth can drive radical approaches that are seen as threatening by those who want values and rules to re...
Research paper about an artist and one of his artwork
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...Artwork of the Month - January 2004." 2011. Walker Art Gallery. Web.21 September 2011.... Hockney’s Peter Getting Out of Nick’s Pool At an obvious level, this paper is about David Hockney and the motivation, interpretations, personal and social impact of his painting, “Peter Getting Out of Nick’s Pool”. On a deeper level, however, I am writing this paper about breaking rules, expressing oneself honestly, bringing about social change while remaining appropriately sensitive, life-affirming, and respectfully refraining from rubbing your personal stuff in other people’s faces. The idealism and courage of youth can drive radical approaches that are seen as threatening by those who want values and rules to...
Dutch Artwork
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...? Johannes Vermeer's "Woman Holding a Balance" is a stunning oil painting that captures a beautiful moment in time depicting a young pregnant woman holding a balance. Everything in the painting is highlighted because of the light pouring in from behind the golden curtains, especially illuminating the woman’s face and right hand. The light also falls on the painting of the “Last Judgment”, showing Jesus with outstretched hands, and the glittering gold and pearl jewelry spilling from the jewelry box. Through the use of light, Vermeer skillfully captures every day familiar objects and heightens their beauty, expressing their balance and harmony. Also, the woman’s pregnancy is readily noticeable...
Romantic artwork
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...?The Death of Ivan Ilyich One can see that satisfaction in life is a mirage because the same is interpreted differently by different people. Generally, people consider material benefits and spiritualism as the epicenter of satisfaction in life. Within this scenario, some of world renowned writers make use of this idea in their works. For instance, Tolstoy makes use of his works to share his ideas on life, especially the role of satisfaction in human life. Thesis statement: The analysis of the character Ivan Ilyich in the novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy proves that this character faces emotional trauma in his private circle, he tries to withstand the same by undergoing guilty... Death of...
Enlightenment Artwork
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...?John Singleton Copley's 1778 oil painting, "Watson and the Shark", shows a young orphan, Brook Watson, being rescued from a shark attack by a crew on a small boat (Floryan). The wide gaping mouth of the shark, the choppy waves, eager and fearful expressions on the crew’s faces and Watson’s outstretched hand effectively illustrate the intensity, violence, and immense action taking place in the otherwise serene harbor behind them. Suffering two shark attacks and being rescued on the third attempt, Watson lost his right leg and yet still rose to political power by becoming a Lord Mayor of London towards the end of his life (Floryan). Copley aptly depicts this heroic and political progress... Singleton...
Artwork Analysis
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... First Painting in France was ical in the beginning of the century under the Empire. After ical, Romanticism arose wherein artists learned to develop their freedom of action in painting. Then Realism conquered painting which was connected closely with nature then finally Impressionism arose the subject matter are about the human perception and experience. Henri Rousseau and Camille Pissarro had contributed their skills and paintings in this period. One of the paintings of Henri Rousseau is entitled “Exotic Landscape” which was painted in the year 1910. In the visual elements of this work, there are many lines that are easily seen. Horizontal lines, diagonal lines, straight lines... First Painting in...
"Choose one artwork from biennale of sydney on cockatoo Island. How does this artwork engage with the site/history of cockatoo Island?"
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...Artwork at Cockatoo Island: Jumping Castle War Memorial In all societies, expressive symbolism is sustained and enriched by aesthetic activities manifested in music, dance, and arts, among others. The arts help celebrate occasions that are significant to a particular group of people. The artist is a specialist in creating symbolic representations that convey the spirit of a culture, or an age, or even a religion. Artistic creations are therefore significant for scholars of diverse endeavors. In the study of expressive symbolism the humanist and the social scientist find common ground. Australia, particularly Sydney, had been a venue of contemporary arts as expressed by an...
How does the artwork associated with the band Radiohead challenge common ideologies in today's society?
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...artwork associated with the band Radiohead challenge common ideologies in today’s society? Table of Contents Introduction Chapter One – Media and society Chapter Two – the band Radiohead and its influence on common ideologies A. History of the band B. Role of media in the development of the band’s relationship with the public C. Evaluation of the band’s artwork regarding the common ideologies Chapter Three – Recommendations Conclusion References Introduction The role of music in modern society is, without any doubt, significant. However, it is usually the behaviour of the public that is used as a criterion for the evaluation of the quality of a particular type of music, available... How does the...
Last Judgement by Michelangelo- Issues around the artwork that make it controversial and interesting
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...Artwork that Make it Controversial and Interesting> and Section # of Name> Last Judgment - Issues around the Artwork that Make it Controversial and Interesting The “last judgment” is now termed as a historic turn around point for art and artists alike. This masterpiece was painted by the great renascence painter ‘Michelangelo’. This masterpiece has been depicted upon the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel on the altar, mapping the whole ceiling. It took; about 6 years to complete this gem on the ceiling, after a couple of decades had passed; when Michelangelo had designed the ceiling himself. The painting is clearly inspired by the bible with Jesus Christ... ?TLJ < Last Judgment - Issues around the Artwork...
Last Judgement by Michelangelo- Issues around the artwork that make it controversial and interesting
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...Artwork that Make it Controversial and Interesting> and Section # of Last Judgment - Issues around the Artwork that Make it Controversial and Interesting The “last judgment” is now termed as a historic turn around point for art and artists alike. This masterpiece was painted by the great renascence painter ‘Michelangelo’. This masterpiece has been depicted upon the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel on the altar, mapping the whole ceiling. It took; about 6 years to complete this gem on the ceiling, after a couple of decades had passed; when Michelangelo had designed the ceiling himself. The painting is clearly inspired by the bible... -death did not please the close knit Vatican fraternity,...
Essay on 'psychical distance and 'significant form' in artwork (Bullough and Bell)
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...artwork (Bullough and Bell) Physical distance refers to the connection that an individual has with an aesthetic work or object. Significant form refers to significant associations between color, shapes, lines and other sensory elements. There have been a number of thinkers who have illustrated what they presume to be the adequate aesthetic reaction. While some of the thinkers’ views differed largely, there were also connections amongst them. Thinkers Bell and Bullough were among the most prominent philosophers who gave their views on the aesthetic response. While Bell and Bullough’s notion differed, connections could also be established...      Essay on 'psychical distance and 'significant form' in...
Why irrational will affect design identity: the relationship between artwork and the public reaction?
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...artwork and public reaction. November 2012 Introduction The creative process has long been associated with irrationality, or “madness” to use an old-fashioned term. In previous ages this has been conceived of romantically, as the inspiration of a supernatural dimension on an ordinary mortal, or as the curse of some evil inheritance, enhanced by drink, drugs or mental illness. The qualities that people have traditionally valued in art and design are “inconsistencies, spontaneity and upredictability in behaviour” (Throsby, 1994, p. 4) all of which are not rational qualities. In the postmodern world of the twenty... ? Research Report Why the irrational will affect design identity: the relationship between...
Frida Kahlo's Artwork
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...Frida Kahlo Although she had tremendous difficulty gaining recognition for her work when she was alive, Frida Kahlo is now among the more recognized female Surrealist artists from the mid-1900s. Her life was profoundly touched by misfortune beginning when she contracted polio as a small child. Her physicians were certain she’d never walk again but she fought against this prediction and eventually was able to walk again. Kahlo’s introduction to the art world was thus initiated by her mother, who presented her with her first art set and assisted in having a mirror installed in the canopy above Kahlo’s bed so she could practice self-portraits (Beck, 2006), which was to become one of her... Kahlo...
American Landscape Artwork
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...American Romanticism in the Landscape Paintings of Thomas Cole and Frederic E. Church The art works salient in the 19th-century America are integralpart of the Romantic Movement. Why they are part of the so-called romanticism is because their particular imagery and general visual appearance are the very definition of American romanticism. Thomas Cole’s “The Oxbow” and Frederic E. Church’s “The Heart of Andes” are perfect examples of landscape paintings that belong to the Romantic Movement. Cole’s “The Oxbow” belongs to the American Romantic Movement. In the 19th-century New World, romanticism in the field of visual art was widely viewed in terms of two main subjects: nature and man... Romanticism in...
Analysis of an artwork
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...Bronze Statuette of a Veiled and Masked Dancer Hellenistic art depicted a wide range of matters which ranges from images of gods and goddesses to representations of untraditional subjects like children, the elderly people and other common people. The “Bronze Statuette of a Veiled and Masked Dancer” falls under the latter subject matter which as the name imparts is a representation of a dancer whose face is concealed in the folds of her veil. The said statuette is displayed at the Greek section of the Metropolitan Museum of the Art. *please put detailed location here* The statuette has a height of 8 1/16 inches and is said to be from the 3rd-2nd century B.C. Alexandria, a Greek cosmopolitan... Statuette ...
The Artwork Soft Calendar for the Month of August, 1962. Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City
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...Artwork “Soft Calendar for the Month of August, 1962” Word Count: 750 I. Introduction My visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City (also known as “The Met”) helped augment my understanding of fine arts in general. In this piece, a work of art and corollary ideas about it will be examined, a work which was quite attention-grabbing in itself. The artwork is called Soft Calendar for the Month of August, 1962 by Claes Oldenburg, and here the following will be discussed: the medium; the style; and finally, the context of the work itself. II. Medium One must wonder why the artist uses the particular medium that he does—especially since... it is quite strange. “Soft Calendar for the...
Visual analysis of an artwork
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...? Georges Seurat's "A Sunday on La Grande gatte" Visual Art gives the real picture of aesthetics of creativity in thesociety and they also serve as the representative of culture. The increasing tourism across different parts of the world exposes people to various pieces of Art. In this case, the Georges Seurat's "A Sunday on La Grande gatte" was chosen and its implicit and explicit features are critically discussed in line with the concepts of Visual arts and film studies (Seurat and Hajo 35). The global history is composed of various cultural beliefs which in turned is characterized by diverse artistic works. The appreciations of Art as a significant and integral part of the society lead... Georges...
Selling a culture: Aboriginal Artwork
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Aboriginal artworks are very closely knitted to the oldest culture of Australia. Such artworks are just note mere paintings that come into distinctive styles but they represent the religion, tradition and ceremonies of Aboriginal people. The marketers should promote these artwork reflecting the culture and traditions of Aboriginal (Bingham, 2005, pp. 34-35). The main advertisement platform for such artworks is in museums where many foreign travellers across the world come to explore the culture of Australia and the oldest culture of this region is that of Aboriginal. The marketers can even provide these travellers with a small description of the artwork that they are viewing or in that case...
Contextualise an artwork (or a series of artworks) made from 1980 onwards. Discuss how this work relates to the ideas presented in three critical texts.
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...artwork is a test of tolerance and patience for the viewer; most of the viewers deny the truths in those photographs. He has been surrounded by various criticisms such as exploiting his subjects to accepting his photography requests. This is mainly because most of his art pieces are horrific and no one would allow for such photographs to be recorded. Witkin has expressed his willingness to be willed in bodies of people after their death to continue with his work, this however is not clarified... of affiliation The Kiss Catalogue of Entry Creator Joel- Peter Witkin Nationality: American The Kiss (Le Baiser) Creation date: 1982 Object type: photograph Medium: toned gelatin silver print Dimensions: 36.88 x...
I don't understand artwork I saw
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... Elizabeth Murray, Do The Dance, Art Critique An artist is known not only by the work she produces during her tenure as an artist but also by the ideas, trends and visual techniques she introduces to the world. Elizabeth Murray was born in Chicago in 1940 to a working class family, her early life and education did not point towards an art career but due to guidance from her teachers she went on to pursue formal art training at Art Institute of Chicago. As an artist belong to the ‘wrong’ class and gender, Murray had to face prejudice from the art community especially as she moved against the minimalist movement of the time, choosing to indulge in her own vibrant, pulsing style of art... Elizabeth Murray, ...
Analysis of one artwork from a museum or gallery.
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... Formal Analysis of Lucas Cranach’s Virgin and Child Painting The painting Virgin and Child (ca. 1513-14) was a materpieceby Lucas Cranach. The work is painted on a wooden panel rather than the traditional canvass and the medium was oil and not tempera which provides a brighter palette. He was a friend of Martin Luther which explains why he was also called the painter of the Reformation (Columbia Electronics Encyclopedia). He was a rapid and prolific painter and been credited as one of the swiftest painters of all time that the quality of his work were often said to be uneven (he substitutes his workshop’s paintings for his own), The painting The Virgin and Child is one of his enduring...
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