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...Modern 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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Modern Art and Psychology
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...Modern Art and Psychology As art continues to flourish throughout the of time, the makers of these artefacts are key players. One cannot deny that the artists are the ones who determine what will be the appearance of the works of art placed in a gallery or a museum. It is something one cannot devalue afterwards. All throughout the course of the history of art, a lot of things have changed. This includes the style and skills of the artists in making artworks, which can now be considered developmental. In this paper, I shall investigate the possible relationship between schizophrenia and...
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Politics in Modern Art
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...Modern Art Art is politics. -Plato It is far from axiomatic that periods of cultural and political ferment produce art effectively addressing that ferment. We can see the relationship of arts and politics in prominent works such as Kathe Kollwitz haunting pleas for the working class, Pablo Picasso’s brutal antiwar protests, and George Grosz’s venomous satire. These works appear to stand firm within the canon of modern art. In this form, art becomes more significant in the sense that it addresses reality at the same time it encourages people to think and act when faced with events that concern them, the society and their values. The link of the contemporary arts to politics in the United... Politics in...
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Modern Art History Assignments
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...art is a reaction to the ways and thoughts of classicism. It is a move towards expression of modernism. Romantic paintings in the 19th century show emotion and reaction to what people thought was against the society. 2. a) The picture shows Napoleon the emperor of France as per that time visiting and meeting people suffering from plague. Napoleon expresses romanticism by even touching one of the people infected. On the contrary, one... Neo icism artists John Everret Millais, Gabreile Rosseti, John Roskin, John Rogers Herbert, Edwin Landseer, MarieRossalie Bohheur, John Singleton Copley, Germain Edgar Deglas, Thomas Eakins, Ignae Henri Theodore, Fantin Latour, Wilhelm Leibl, Eduardo Manet, Jacques...
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Tate Modern Art Gallery
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...Modern, the beautiful modern art gallery in London is the largest modern art gallery over the globe. However, several years back it was not as radically stunning as it is now. The story of Tate Modern is the story of the conversion of a polluted power station into a gorgeous art gallery. The power company of London planned to build a power generating station at Bankside. In the year 1930, the responsibility was given to Sir Giles Gilber Scott. The power station got completed in two phases, with a 200m long brick clad steel structure having a 99m high central chimney. The height was kept a bit lower than the dome of St. Paul's cathedral, situated on the other side of the river... Introduction Tate...
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Contemporary Modern Art
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...Modern 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... ,...
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Freedom in Modern Art
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...Modern Art Art is defined as a form of expression. It has evolved from a series ical dynasties throughout history. It also has continuously revolutionized radical movements especially in this modern time. Definition of art today greatly varies from how it is classified from old times. Art today is devoid of walls from the conventional aesthetic standards of output where expressions are devised in many various forms. Today, art has been exhibited and expressed in surprisingly varied media greatly influenced by the global modernization. Art is no longer defined with strict rules in terms of aesthetic value and medium used. Anyone has liberty to explore what is inside of them and express... ?Freedom in...
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Strategies of Modern Art
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...Modern Art Art, for those who do not really know, is a very important discipline. It acts as a mirrorthat helps in reflecting whatever happens in the society. Thus, it can be used in educating, informing, cautioning and entertaining. All these are important in the preservation of people’s culture, philosophies and religious values. As a discipline, art has an expansive history because since its inception, it has undergone lots of revolution. This paper presents a candid, critical and in-depth analysis of the development of art into modern forms. It does this by alluding to Paul Gauguin’s transformative primitivism and synthetist styles. Having been born at a time of European... Strategies of Modern...
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Survey of Modern Art
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...Modern Art Introduction The painter Herbert Boeckl was born in Klagenfurt, Austria in the year 1894. He wasone of the most recognized representatives of Austrian Modernity and a well-known umpire of the Modernist movement’s crucial artistic ideas. He began the study of architecture at Vienna’s Technical University after he failed in the admission into the Fine Arts Academy in Vienna. After an initial period of study, he turned self skilled, to painting in 1914 exercising a lifelong weight on Austrian art making through his opinions on painting and aesthetics. During World War I, he began art as an autodidact while still participating in the army, which saw his career spanning to the time... Survey of...
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Modern Art And Digitalization
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...Modern Art And Digitalization Introduction Imagine favorite songs playing in the computer. Nowadays, one can select wave’s visualization on the media player and waves go up and down along with the beats of the music, and as the song goes, the media player illustrates the waves accordingly. An innovative achievement of technology that enables users to enjoy the music while inspiring from the artwork on the media player screen. One can anytime stop the waves within a click that brings a distinctive piece of illustration on the screen, the present scenario of art that is going through a transformation of digitalization, and thus, it has...
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Primitivism in Modern Art
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...Modern Art 0 Introduction There are many well-documented art movements in the of human history and each of them have been inspired by some kind of belief in a feeling or in an idea. The belief that an inner emotional or spiritual feeling can be best conveyed by the artist was fashionable not only in German artists but also in intellectual circles in 20th century German society and was the primary inspiration for the movement called "Expressionist" art. While the term has been used as a stylistic label denoting and accounting for the quality of distortion and exaggeration of forms found in the work of any artist or period, "expressionists" differentiate themselves from other art... Primitivism in...
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Modern Art Periods
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...Modern” as a period in history of art can be defined as a period when art began to embrace and acknowledge the changes taking place in the world and seek to involve art within these changes. The conventional modern is characterized by aspects... ? Question 4 Impressionism Impressionism art is an art movement that began in French. Realism of the impressionism can be defined as the use of “optical realism” to create vivid effect of movement by using light, texture and effects that demonstrate motion in painting (Ackerman 85). Figure 1 adapted from Web Museum by Camille Pissaro demosntrates the use of light, texture and contrast to create a vivid effect of motion in the painting Figure 1: The Stagecoach at...
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20th Century Modern Art
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...Modern Art The two genres of art that emerged and became popular in the post WWII era were Expressionism and Pop Art, while New York became the art capital of the world, allowing development and comparison of different art forms. Kandinsky was an artist whose concepts played a crucial role in developing Abstract Expressionism. The Surrealist idea of the unconscious and Freudian imagery gained popularity among the artists simultaneously, and Abstract Expressionists, especially Jackson Pollock developed the desire to express the unconscious. He was brought up in Arizona and then in Chico, California. During the 1950s, Abstract Expressionism reached its peak. Employing the Automatism... ? 20th Century...
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Modern Art as Passion
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...Modern Art Art is a disciplined activity that involves not only talent and skill but also passion. It may be a painting, sculpture, drawing and architecture. Often considered a manifestation of culture, it fulfills one aspect of the innate human desire to interpret the world. Art is also an expression of creativity, of pleasure in dexterity, invention and the ingenious use of natural materials. Kurt Schwitters is a German artist born in Hanover is best known for his collages and junk sculptures. Schwitters constructed three memorable versions of Merzbau which is a gigantic conglomeration of trash and useless objects. ...
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Modern Art and Postmodern Art
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...Modern art and postmodern art Modern art involves artistic work produced during the period running between 1860s and 1970s; it denotes the style of art created during that era. Modern artists throw aside the traditional arts and experimented with new style. Contemporary art was the term coined for art having been produced since the 1950s. Not all the art labeled as contemporary art is postmodern art as the term encompasses artists who worked within modernist and postmodern...
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Modern Art as Creative Expression
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...Modern Art Jamie Ferguson jferguson@quantaservices.com HUM1000 December 13, Susan Fox Modern art is manifested in the creative expression of contemporary artists of the twentieth century in various forms, styles, structures, and genres. Its value and importance is seen it its ability to stir, enhance, influence, and hone the skills of today’s generation to apply the aesthetic point of view in their life. Its relevance can therefore be realized in the longer term when the next generation’s form of art would have been greatly influenced by today’s modern art; just as modernism in art has been part of romanticism, primitivism, expressionism, and changes in the environment. It is true... that...
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Gender Portrayals in Modern Art
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...Modern Art Art has been a focal point for a variety of cultures since the history of time. It is an expression of how a race or a group of people perceive themselves in relation with the world around them. In this context, an important premise remains the fact that art is born from within and from influences that come from the outside. This paper is based on the concept of gender and the issues that have had an immense influence on the way gender in modern art is perceived and portrayed. To begin with, one needs to differentiate between modern, post modern and contemporary in order to understand the journey charted by gender portrayal in art over the ages. The modern portrayals... Gender Portrayals in...
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Jackson Pollock and Modern Art
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...Modern Art Jackson Pollock was perhaps the most influential American painter of the Twentieth Century, and the leading figure in the abstract expressionist movement. While trained in representational work, he was influenced by viewing exhibitions of Picasso and Surrealist Art and ended up developing both his own form and technique for creating that form in the years after WWII. Pollock is important for a number of reasons: his development form representational to symbolic art, his unique technique and his influence on a host of other painters. One important feature of Jackson Pollock was the fact that he "lived" the clich of an artist almost... Why Jackson Pollock is important in the history of Modern ...
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Modern Art Movement in Russia
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...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 that they need to find an aesthetic language to express this newness, but also that they are in some manner in advance of a future state of art and society which their innovative works will help to bring into existence” (Russell, 1985, viii). During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century there were perceptible changes in the perceived social values of the western world. This was the era of industrialisation,...
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Conversations about Modern Art
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...modernism. Gogh painted this picture while in asylum in 1889. The age of the painting depicts an age where artists created modern artistic work moving away from neoclassicism. The picture of well-organized houses in a small town represents modernity. The church represented in the drawing at the centre of the houses also shows a modern way of life. The houses also show new forms of buildings a real difference from the ancient kind of buildings in that age. Part 4 poetry Limerick by ( (Lansky... Part 3 Starry night by Vincent van Gogh a) Van Gogh depicts a peaceful night in a small town in his painting. A magnificent moon together with stars all over the sky portrays a cool night for people in the town. ...
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Modern Art History
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...art that depict collective consciousness and is greater than any one nation. The abstract expressionist had difficult time putting their art into view as the world was under war. The artist had the role to turn their spirituality and express it into fine art. The artists had to ask themselves several questions including what and why they should paint a piece of art before starting any artistic piece of art. The abstract artists had to undergo a reformation from the ancient type of art such as modernism and break through to modern type of art. Artistic work from artists such as Marko Rothko shunned the dream of content surrealism hence... Part Analytical Cubism Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973). Still...
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History of Modern Art
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...modern type designs offering the best services for those assigned or working within them. Therefore, these two art works represent the best minds at creativity in the modern day world. The appropriateness of design has enabled these buildings, in spite of the weight, to withstand any effect that may come from weather changes.... The PSFS building located in Philadelphia, PA is one of the most remarkable works of art in this area. It is an international stylish skyscraper thatwas developed by Philadelphia Saving Fund Society between the periods of 1930 and 1932. It is 492 ft in height. With regard to the media, the PSFS building is mainly glass and steel held together by concrete. From a first look, one...
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The Baroque Era Art and Modern Art
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...Art and Modern Art It is apparent that the modern art has for a long time undergone continuous changes as the art industry continue to change due to inevitable influences from economic, political, social and religious factors. The world has seen massive transformations in the state of the modern art where it remains evident that contemporary art differs from art in the Baroque era. Regardless of these changes, the current trends in the modern art draw their roots from the art practiced in the Baroque era. According to Craig Lockard (451), Baroque artists placed more focus on new perspectives such as movement, amplified light, tension, decorations, and strong emotions to produce... The Baroque Era Art...
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History of Modern Art 1870 - 1970
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...Modern Art Modern art refers to the work that was produced between 1870 and 1970. Modern artists disregarded any traditions associated with Renaissance so as to experiment new forms of artistic. In addition to using new materials, modern art involved use of new techniques of painting and developmentof new theories on how art should be perceived by the world (Modern Art, 2015). In tandem with this assertion, majority of the art critics argue that modernism in painting got its root from a Frenchman Claude Monet in 1873. This is evidenced by his loose handling of paint in addition to his focus on light as well as atmosphere in the landscape scene which are the main characteristics... of...
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Feminist Modern and Post-modern Art
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...Modern and Post-modern Art Photography through a Greenbergian Lens 2 Introduction 2 2 Greenberg's Art Theory 3 3 Modernism/Postmodernism 8 4 Photography as Art 14 4.1 Feminist Photo-Art 16 4.2 Female Photographers 19 5 Conclusion 27 6 References-Bibliography 34 Feminist Modern and Post-modern Art Photography through a Greenbergian Lens 1 Introduction This research will analyse samples from the works of three contemporary photographers through a Greenbergian perspective. Focusing specifically on the works of Cindy Sherman, Sherrie Levine and Barbara Kruger, the research has two primary purposes. The first is to review Greenberg's modernism... Table of Contents Table of Contents Feminist...
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Visit to the Museum of Modern Art
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...Modern Art, NY On Thursday 3rd of May I visited “The Museum of Modern Art” (MoMA), which is an art museum in New York City, Midtown Manhattan, on 53rd lane in between the fifth and sixth streets. The museum has a history of making modernist art thus being the World’s mosteffective museum of modern art. The museum has various modern arts, which includes the “architecture works, design, drawing, sculpture, prints, artist books, films and electronic media” (Umland 32). MoMA has a library and archives, which comprisesof over 300, 000 books, periodical books and more than 70,000 personal files for dissimilar artist. The museum’s archive has a restaurant and relevant materials... Task: Visit to the Museum of...
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Modern Art as Viewed by T.J. Clark
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...Modern Art as Viewed by T.J. Clark The 1860-1870 period marks the transformation of the very face of Paris. The medieval streets of houses gave way to tree-lined boulevards, terrace cafes opened up, and racetracks, parks, concerts, balls, opera and ballet came to existence. Even the subjects of paintings changed from the facets of agricultural life and peasantry to the more sophisticated "modern city and age", focusing on the various city workers-street musicians, waitresses, ragpickers, dancers, courtesans, prostitutes and many other more. (Impressionism 1860-1870 2005) Paris is said to be the birthplace of habits of leisure, consumption...
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Twentieth Century America and Modern Art
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...Modern art (African-American) African American art is basically a term which is used to explain or describe the arts or in particular visual arts of the African Americans. African Americans are the people who were shifted or taken, from Africa to America as salves. In simpler words the African Americans are also called Blacks. These people were quite impressed and influenced by different cultures like the Africans culture, the American culture and also the European culture. They were also impressed by different traditions present in all these cultures. The African American art mainly includes basket weaving, a huge range of arts done on plastic, wood carving, pottery... Twentieth Century America and...
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Introduction to Modern Art and Visual Culture
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...Modern art and visual culture 1660-1900 The curiosity about s, society, the past, human relations and nature was fostered by the industrial revolution. There was the desire to seek rational and concrete understanding of phenomenon based on facts and experiences. With this, came the rise of an era of artistic exploration with concerns of human psychology, physiognomy and values upholding natural entitles as well as their significance and causes. This was the period when modern art was introduced with exemplary focus on visual arts between 1660 and 1900. There was need for creation of accurate pictures of ancient times. Contemporary human conditions took center stage focus... with an...
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Modern Art in the 20th Century
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...Modern Art in the 20th Century Not surprisingly, concepts of art changed significantly throughoutthe 20th century. Artists going into the century were focused on allowing nature to express itself to them in the form of impressionism. They felt art should be a true representation of how a given natural setting made them feel. As they moved into the 20th century, this concept became increasingly centered upon the artist as it was realized that the same scene could evoke different emotions in different people. As artists experimented with different ways to remove the external cues of images to get at the basic emotions of the...
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Visiting the Museum of Modern Art
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...Modern Art Introduction To experience the true essence of great art,nothing can compare to a physical visit to a museum. It is there that the artist and his work truly come alive. We can see the brush strokes and begin to envision what thoughts must have been going through the mind of the artist when the work was created. By visiting a museum, we become transported to another time and place. While each museum may specialize in a particular type of art or collection, most retain a focus on great painting and sculptures. They are representative of the time and place of each respective artist and each has its own story to tell. One particularly famous museum... ? Day Month Year Visiting the Museum of Modern ...
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Modern Art - Avant-Garde, Cubism, Russian Design
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...Modern Art Charles Jencks about avant-garde In the beginning of XX century art, literature and other cultural spheres were influenced by avant-garde tendencies. In accordance with Charles Jencks, who is an ‘architecture’s prince of Postmodern plurality’, avant-garde art is characterized by extremism, first of all. Jencks’ theoretical considerations about art were based on his views on European and American art development. Jencks underlined that a ‘mythical’ modern man required ‘multiple coding’ in art in order to satisfy his aesthetical needs. A concept...
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Femininity in the modern art
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...Modernity and the Spaces of Femininity Introduction Through art, a number of contemporary issues have been expressed by artists. For instance, musicians are able to express various issues that are of much concern in the society to their respective audiences. The ability of these artists to convey a piece of desired information depends on the styles of art that they use. Therefore, the more effective the styles are, the more the possibility of the audience to comprehend the desired information. Cases of audiences misunderstanding some information may lead to certain consequences which may seem to affect both the sender and the receiver of...
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The influence of African and Asian Art on Modern Art
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...Art on Modern Art The West did not just benefit from the flow of labor and raw materials from other lands. The interaction with new lands and people led to an enrichment of the Western way of life as they used what they learned to enrich their culture. This is evident in Modern art which was greatly influenced by Asian and African Art as demonstrated by Ori Soltes in a series of video presentations Europeans interacted with Asian and African art during their exploration of new lands and the subsequent conquests that followed (Soltes). This interaction gave them an opportunity to come up with their way of life. In addition, they were able to study their earth... The influence of African and Asian Art...
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Modern Art Exhibition
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...Art Exhibition Introduction This exhibition looks at art form from three dimensions like art work using materials from daily life, art work using traditional material and high tech art works. In the first part, the art works of Tom Friedman, Janine Antoni and Caroline Saul is looked in to. In the second part, the art works of Jeff Koons, Ai Wei Wei and Dan Webb are concentrated upon. Finally the artwork of Stelarc, Odani and Yayoi Kusama are looked in it. These three groups are distinct because they give an insight into the fact that art is in every matter and it merely take the creativity of an artist to bring these into art form. Working with each group in reality gives opportunity... for...
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Huge Impact of Primitivism on the Development of Modern Art
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...modern art? What are the contexts and the characteristics of the aesthetic strategy used by those who explored this? Primitivism has often been described as a form of art that is none Western or art of prehistoric people. Modern art has developed as a result of borrowing or the incorporation of non western and prehistoric form of art into the Western art. Primitivism essentially refers to the art or the cultural artifacts of people or ethnic groups thought to have low levels of technological awareness as compared to the Western world. Primitivism encompasses tribal art, Oceanic art, Aboriginal art, African art... Gauguin was one of the first artists to be influenced by primitive...
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Cosmetic Surgery - New Form of Modern Art or Pure Science
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...MODERN ART, PURE SCIENCE OR COMBINATION OF BOTH? Acknowledgements My special thanks go to my Supervisor Mr. who was directing me on this project. Despite the fact that he was extremely busy, he made huge efforts to have regular meetings during the course of my research. TABLE OF CHARTS: Figure 1. Elements across the continuum identified in the Research Process “onion” Figure 2. Divisions of plastic surgery Figure 3. The perioperative images of Orlan sold as the forms of modern art Figure 4. “Self” by Marc Quinn Figure 5. Trace by Jenny Seville Figure 6. Manipulations of mind and body by Jody Kravens Figure 7. Hymn by Damien... Running head: COSMETIC SURGERY: COSMETIC SURGERY: A NEW FORM OF...
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My inspiration in professional path of modern art
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...modern art Defining and realizing which professional path to take has often been a task beyond ease and I must admit that I would not have been certain enough with my pursuit of art had I not kept track of my father’s path. Besides his fascination for contemporary modern art, my father has had extensive influence of art in the classic period especially the ones belonging to the age of Renaissance and Roman antiquity. Apparently, these influences translate and manifest themselves in his own creations and his passionate love for art in several aspects has become my inspiration as an artist-in-the-making. As a professional artist, I specifically admire the way... My inspiration in professional path of...
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Introduction to Modern Art and Visual Culture of France
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...Modern Art and Visual Culture in 18 th and 19 th Century France One of the greatest forms of expression aside from verbal would be through visual. This is a strong form of expression used to depict things that are beyond words. Today, it is more known to be as art. Art is one of the strongest forms of expression that could depict any kind of emotion, criticism, or perhaps exaltation. And one of the greatest depictions of modern and visual art would belong to the 18 th and 19 th century France. Some of the works that were so famous during the 18 th and 19 th century France would be the...
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Barbara Kruger's strategic role in post-modern art resurfaces
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...modern art resurfaces the hidden reality through her work of Art (10.12.11) Introduction Barbara Kruger is a renowned artist in the field of feminist and social movements that became extremely popular during the 1980s. Her work is bold and harsh at the same time because she makes use of images from the past and juxtaposes them with text in exploring the power of imagery. Kruger proved to be a powerful force in having challenged the long established conventions, typecasts and traditional practices of society. Through her works she established a strong link between the popular photographs of the 1940s and 1950s by including the public... ? Barbara Kruger: To what extent does her strategic role in...
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Modern Art, Culture and Issues of Class and Gender
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...MODERN ART, CULTURE AND ISSUES AND GENDER From early stages of this world the issues regarding and gender have evolved. It had always increased and had been one interesting topic for the artist, authors and historians to make it as a center of their art and studies. This vogue became stronger and intense in mid-twentieth century with an emergence of different rights movements. These artists have shown the subjugation in the name of race, class and gender. In an outcome people started to think about their rights and created certain frameworks which everyone should follow in order to live sustainable in a society. Still we see such cases in...
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Comparison of two works in Museum of Modern Art
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...Modern Art Introduction Art is a fundamental cultural aspect that provides both a realistic and analytic representation of the society. Artists use their talents in different media to capture and represent the cultural developments in a society. Painting is a major constituent that has existed through time thereby capturing the cultural and technical development of the society. Painters portray such through the techniques they employ in their paintings and the features of the society they portray in the same. The discussion below therefore analyses features of two paintings developed in different times with the painters employing particular techniques in ensuring... Comparison of two works in Museum of...
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The Influence of Salvador Dali to Modern Art
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...Modern Art Salvador Dali was a Spanish painter. Though his work finds realization in various forms like cubism, futurism, and metaphysical painting, the most stunning part of his works is surrealism. By adopting the surrealist theory of automatism, he developed the technique called ‘critical paranoia’; Dali claimed that one is supposed to develop genuine delusion as in clinical paranoia at the same time being fully aware about the way one’s mind works (Carbonell-Coll 61). Salvador Dali is one of the most resourceful and productive artists of the twentieth century. As Klein notes in his book, Salvador was a multitalented man who managed... Supervisor The Influence of Famous Artist Salvador Dali on Modern ...
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Ancient to Modern Art History
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...art, A.D. 200-400.. New York: G. Braziller, 1971. Print. Krautheimer, Richard. Early Christian and Byzantine architecture. Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1965. Print. Rouse, W. H. D.. St. Augustines confessions. London: William Heinemann ;, 1912. Print.... Introduction St Augustine (354-430) was a gifted in theological works that not only covered theology but also a great other subjects. His saying that was combined to form his world known Confessions could drift from theologically relevant material to subjects that interested him but still never lost touch to God. His writings can at times be complex and philosophical yet still remaining poetic and applied as praise. Though a trained rhetoric, as a...
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Modern Art History - Robert Colescott
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...art history, using black characters to swap the white casts. With an explosive style and a transgressive humor, he created his own version of Vincent Van Goghs masterpiece "Potato Eaters" into "Eat Dem Taters." The main contemporary issue in this piece of art is about race. Its all about perception where he tries to interpret the photo to create and reveal the hidden meaning. The peasants eating their meal in Van Goghs piece portrays how happy they were which is contrary to Colescotts point of view. He believes that the artist tried to show how life was ruthless and challenging to them more so the black people... Robert Colescott is widely known for reworking masterpieces of American and European art...
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The Three Musketeers and the Effect This had on Modern Art
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...Modern Art: A Critical Review The Three Musketeers is a novel which was written by Alexandre Dumas,pere, and which tells the story of a savage king who ends up murdering a young boy just to rip his brains out and eat him. Basically it tells the story of a young man named d'Artagan's adventures once he leaves home to become a musketeer, and although he is not actually considered as being one of the main musketeers, as the actual musketeers are Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, "the story of this man is continued in Twenty Years After and The Vicomte de Bragelone. Those three novels by Dumas are together known as the d'Artagan Romances" (Wikipedia, 2007... The Three Musketeers and the Effect This had on Modern...
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Review on Current Picasso Exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art
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...Modern Art (MOMA NYC) "Picasso Sculpture" By of the Picasso is renowned for his marvelous pieces of artwork. Even though the designer left but his artistic works remained to tell history of his passion. Many described Picasso’s two dimensional work as surprising and termed the three dimensional work of the artist as wielding. Comparing the artist with others, one could easily tell that he was concerned with the heart rather than the head. With the continuous shearing forces between convention and modernity, Picasso endeavored to erase the distinction between modernity and distinction. A resounding feature in most of his features... rejected, he would take them back to his studio store and...
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Art of Modern China
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...Art of Modern China China occupies a center stage in the 21st century international art world. As the country evolves, so too does it’s sculpture, architecture, and art. The country art is a reflection of a significant achievement of the globe’s oldest, living civilization. As the country becomes more modernized, its paintings, sculptures and architecture show the country’s economic and social progression. Chinese modern art is a representation of traditions and innovations (Ward). It combines both foreign and native ideas, with worldly and spiritual...
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Modern - Postmodern Art
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...art displaced the cult value only later. It was photography of all modern arts that made this displacement complete. Lascaux paintings seen in the Lascaux caves in Southwestern France are Paleolithic paintings as old as 17300 years. The images are that of animals, human figures and abstract signs. The researchers point out that these images are spiritual in nature and relate to the visions of ritualistic trance dances. They represent the past success in hunting and also constitute prayers for the success of the future hunting efforts .All these show that these paintings were not meant for public exhibition. So the act of opening the caves to the public in 1948 it self can... ? Art in the prehistoric...
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Russian Modern and Contemporary Art
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...Modern and Contemporary Art The modern and contemporary art in Russia is taking a different perspective from the widely imperial symbolism of the Russian empire or the USSR kingdom, which had dominated the art industry. Today’s art, exhibits a new trend of young artists referred to as, the progressive artists With the majority of them being born at the time of, or after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 (Gough, 156). Modern, contemporary art forms have changed traditional motifs to new ones such as photography. Fresh art forms such as radio dramas, motion pictures and jazz have disintegrated the elite and popular culture. This paper analyzes the influence of Russian contemporary... Russian Modern ...
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