Street Art is Art and not Vandalism
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This aspect of expressing dissent and using art to ask questions from the public or the government makes street art a form of public art. It is actually one of the most convenient means for the public to show to the superiors what they are going through and what they want.
Van Gogh
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Vincent Willem van Gogh was born in a village called Groot-Zundert whose proximity is close to a place known as Breda, located in the province of North Brabant in the south of Netherlands mostly known for its domination by the Catholic Church.
Van Gogh and Braque
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This paper compares two pictures of famous painters "The Church at Auvers" by Van Gogh with Braque’s "Woman with a Guitar".
Invention: Media and Performance
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Most artists including Andy Warhol, Nam June Paik, Yoko Ono, Bonnie Sherk and John Cage all turned to performance art-once they were dissatisfied with traditional forms of art such as sculpture and painting-to revitalize their work.
Playboy of the Western World by J.M. Synge
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Playboy of the Western World, is a play written by J.M. Synge. Firstly it was performed in 1907 and it attracts spectator’s attention even today. For example, one of newspapers described the play: “ a fantastic opportunity to experience, the wealth of wit of writer J.M. Synge...judging by the audience laughter on the night I attended”.
Tarantino's Marketing
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The first film he directed Reservoir Dogs had a significant impact on the film industry and film-goers, not only through the onscreen stylised violence that had never really been encountered in mainstream film before, but also in the original marketing and employment of startling set pieces of a combination of images and music.
Contemporary British Drama
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British drama during the 20th century attempts to employ innovative strategies and themes which not only will interests the audience, but also will create a certain emotion in the viewers and eventually, motivate them to seek moral justifications of the theatrical performance. Inevitably, variety of historical factors has influenced the tendencies of the new generation of dramatist. Contemporary British drama throughout the 20th century has constantly challenged the established social norms and values on the island, as well as the political and cultural issues.
Elements of Feminism in Erin Brockovich
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It simply states that men and women should have rights and opportunities. Therefore it can be assumed that an ideal feminist situation in the workplace is one where a man and a woman are considered equal and neither one have an advantage that the other cannot match.
Media Event
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In this documentary, Moore "turns a sceptical lens on President George W. Bush and his inner circle, who ignored the Saudi connection to 9/11 and instead rushed headlong towards war on Iraq." (Moore, 2003: back cover) "Fahrenheit 9/11" was both a critical and commercial success, winning the top award at the 2004 Cannes film festival (CBS NEWS, 2005) and becoming the highest income-earner in the history of documentary film.
The Influence of Japonism in Van Gogh's Works
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Japanese art had an important influence on the style of many European artists, including Degas, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh (Fahr-Becker 30). Van Gogh was an enthusiastic buyer of Japanese prints, most of which he acquired from the shop of a man named Bing, a Paris-based dealer who specialised in Japanese art (McQuillan 132-133).
Art, Body and Mind through the Works of Marina Abramovic
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This essay analyzes Marina Abramovic's art. The displays are defined by using physical space to reflect the conscious and unconscious of the mind and to create a space that defines what is inside, as opposed to the external and physical beauty. The works that she has done have created a different type of space for the performing arts.
In Much Ado about Nothing, what is the relationship between female power and language?
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According to the research findings in the play the relationship of men and women is more varied. It is obvious that the relationship of Hero and Claudio is major factor in the play, and it is fairly tempestuous. All liars at the end of the play are ashamed as the couples marry. The audiences are also made aware that one of the major reasons that make Claudio to marry hero is because of her fortune.
Art and Controversy
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The Degenerate Art Exhibition contained Modern works of art accompanied by passages of text that derided them for their perceived degenerate value. Among the notable artists whose works were featured at the Degenerate Art Exhibition were Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, as well as less well-known artists as Max Beckmanm and Ludwig Kirchner.
Picasso’s Guernica and Beckmann’s Departure – Art in the 19th Century Politics
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From two of the most famous movements during the 19th century, namely Cubism and Expressionism, artists such as Pablo Picasso and Max Beckmann had showcased the core essence of visual arts in the Modern Age.
Japanese Art of the Kamakura Period
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Many people have helped change the Japans’ society such as priest, emperors, women and poets. These people formed a complex society, which fascinated many people. Warriors were the ones who led the imperial Japanese government and war was a constant phenomena.
Julius Caesar play
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Bloom and Loos also state, ‘Platter notes that he witnessed an ‘excellent performance of the tragedy of the first Emperor Julius Caesar’ suggesting that he realized the significance of the play as a work about the death of the republic and the rise of imperial Rome’(281).
Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night
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This paper is an iconography of one of Vincent Van Gogh`s famous works of the "Starry night" that helped to define the icon in the visual arts industry.
Film analysis
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They are a foresight into what the movie is all about. In the movie, when Harry Potter learns that he is a wizard and decides to go to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he is taken along by the school’s gamekeeper and his new friend Rubeus Hagrid to Diagon Alley, a shopping place just for the magical people.
Music in Shakespeare's plays that has been composed in the renaissance era
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Still when we understand the writer's work as prose, a considerate of the Elizabethan theatre also how it worked serves our understanding. Basically, The Elizabethan age is often referred to as the golden age of English song. Vocal music pervaded the life of that time to an extent which we hardly realize.
Igor Stravinsky
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Though his father was a bass singer at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Stravinsky originally studied to be a lawyer. Composition came later. In 1902, at the age of 20, Stravinsky became the pupil of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, probably the leading Russian composer of the time.
Representation of the City and the Suburbs
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This is evident after exploring the various cinematic devices used throughout, such as the film's depiction of its male and female characters and their lifestyles, as well as their spaces and dress, and the music selection as outlined by Graeme Turner's Film as Social Practice.
Film Responses : “Bringing Down a Dictator” , “Corporation” and "The Thirst "
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Film Responses : “Bringing Down a Dictator” , “Corporation” and "The Thirst " Resistance of power is not an easy thing for people to do. Historically in many instances those that resist power or question authority are literally brought down by the authority.
The Radical Postmodern Theatre Personality
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She is constantly on the move, staging performances all over the world. In that sense, she has proved right Shakespeare's famous lines, "All the world is a stage" (Best, 2001). Bausch's academic study in dance is spread over Germany and USA. While her primary study was based at Folkwang School in Essen, Germany, she pursued her advanced study in USA at The Juilliard School.
Wedekind’s Spring Awakening.
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The scene works dramaturgically in a number of ways. First of all, the two characters Melchior and Wendla meet in a wood by surprise. This shows two things: first, that a lot happens by chance within this world and second, that the young teenagers spend a lot of time in the forest.
Tango Music
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One evening someone told me that Portalea was in the room, so, very excited, I scurried off to watch him dance. And I looked at him in amazement, because I simply could not work out how what he was doing had anything to do with the rhythm of the music at all.
Simon Piasecki's Performance of Fizz Bomb
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While his voice is rising to reach screaming exclamations, his posture becomes agitated and he eventually explodes the bomb-resembling waistcoat. Piasecki (2008) explains that the "Fizz Bomb" performance utilized the Manchester Butcher's Slang which he learnt as a schoolboy.
Performing arts project film and drama
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It is not that one is superior to the other, but that films and plays provide separate and unique perspectives on the world from which they emerge. Comparing a Shakespearean drama to a modern American or Engish film creates a language bias in the analysis.
Concert Report
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The appraising style of the vocalist JAMES HETFIELD of the band makes me concluded that he is the backbone of the band. The hard beating by the drummer Lars Ulrich make me realize that my ears are jammed by the rock music and that Lars proved that he is one ous the best drummers in U.S.A.
Film and Television Genres
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In order to be able to understand media studies better in general, and in particular that of film genre, in this paper we are going to thoroughly address and examine the different structural definitions of film genres, and as well any and all other key and related issues.
Semiotics in the analysis of popular music texts
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In actuality, all three of these reasons form a coherent whole to explain the insistence upon formal musicology's need to exclude popular music. Yet here in the 21st century a new methodology for analysing music is firmly in place, one that undoes to a great extent the importance of those analytical foundations upon which classical musicology has been based.
Haydn's Baryton Trios
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The main part is entrusted to the baryton, of which Haydn's patron, Prince Nicholas Esterhazy, was an enthusiastic player. Baryton is a kind of viol tuned to A-D-G-C-E-A-D, with plucked sympathetic strings tuned to A-D-E-F#-G-A-B-C#-D(-E) (this last string was not used at the Esterhazy).
Film Noir's Femme Fatale
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The question which arises is whether this has always been the case or whether it is rather a modern phenomenon. The femme fatale has become an increasingly fetishized and sexually rapacious figure over the history of film, and this process will be explored by considering two films in detail, Double Indemnity (Wilder, 1944) and Basic Instinct.
Movie Review The Color Purple
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The only person Celie can turn to for comfort is her little sister Nettie, who is her best friend and constant companion. But soon they are also separated as Nettie is sent away, not to be seen again for many years. Celie is cruelly treated, told she is skinny and ugly, and is finally married to Albert, a handsome but selfish and abusive African American man.
Schindler's List
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Spielberg rendered the film's title character as, appropriately, an obviously flawed man who initially hired Jews for his enamel factory workforce because they're inexpensive labour. Schindler is portrayed as a self-absorbed, materialistic philanderer who dabbled in the black market, purchasing jewellery and fur coats to bribe the Nazis.
Rhetoric in Protest Music
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The differences in genres (folk and rock vs. hip-hop), the performance venues, and the methods of distribution with attention to the audience will be discussed. The music of the era of Viet Nam was like no other. The conflict in Viet Nam all started with the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
Analytical Essay on "The Matrix Reloaded: the Choice to be Deceived
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The "Matrix" embodies the previous scientific and philosophical knowledge, archetypes and paradigms which uncover the essence of our existence and roots of eternal truth. Our knowledge of universe is structured, and we are not capable to open these predetermined structures which constrict our reality.
Changes by Tupac Shakur
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Despite of the positive effect the rap songs had, nowadays lot's of people blame them for the rapid increase of the level of violence in the U.S. Psychologists and sociologists say, that young people tend to act as their idols do, so that when they see popular artists, actors and singers consuming alcohol, smoking, using illicit drugs, shooting and committing other violent acts on TV screen, teenagers little by little get used to the thought that those actions are normal, and moreover, needed to look "cool".
Jurassic park
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Throwing out a pebble here is the dynamic system and the spot where the pebble landed is called the attractor. That the pebble is in a state of equilibrium speaks of the system's end result. As the system ends up at the fixed point, the attractor here is known as the point attractor.
Eloquence of Landscapes in the Western Film Genre
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For Shane the awe-inspiring backdrop of snowcapped peaks from the Grand Tetons dominate the horizon as the striking foreground silhouette of a young buck laps at running waters to introduce the somewhat tamer tale of fairly established homesteaders locked in a deadly struggle with cattlemen over the prized land (Crowther).
Gay marriages
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The confluence of social and political forces around the release of Jim de Seve's documentary "Tying the Knot" gives the film a topicality that could not have been predicted. The film opens with rare footage of a 1971 demonstration by the Gay Activist Alliance, which took over the New York City Marriage License Bureau to protest the exclusion of same-sex couples.
Twelve Angry Men
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If there is a hint of doubt that the defendant is guilty then according to the legal system the defendant must be acquitted of the charge. This mandate is dramatized in the movie "12 Angry Men", directed by Sidney Lumet. In the film a son is accused of stabbing his father and nearly all of the jurors believe him to be guilty.
Structuralism in Marxist theories
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This is essentially a reductionist theory that reduces literary characters, in all their complexity, down to their functions in the text. In that way, the critical theory of structuralism as applied to literature can be defined as the use of symbols to construct a framework in which characters are reduced to their roles, and the importance of the individual in the text is replaced by the importance of a role in a given ideological structure.
Nursing Image Analysis
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Unfortunately, the career of a registered nurse is not very popular now, due to the modest earnings most of the nurses have. This is maybe why numerous TV shows try to make it more popular by creating an attractive image of a registered nurse. This essay will analyze the image of nurse in a TV show Strong Medicine, shown from Lifetime TV channel.
Tim McGraw's Song
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Families who experience these losses are devastated. Tim McGraw paints this picture for all of his listeners with his choice of viewpoint, diction, and allusions. This song is sung from the point of view of a soldier who has died a tragic death at war and is sending a letter home to his family from heaven.
Healthy Chaos
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Beneath the random physical, environmental or natural behavior, patterns emerge, at least suggesting order if not revealing it. In Darren Aronofsky's independent 1998 film, Pi: Faith in Chaos, Maximillian Cohen (Sean Gulette) attempts to apply the principles of chaos theory in order to determine the pattern behind the apparently random nature of market prices when he recognizes that the stock market is simply a non-linear, dynamic chaotic system like any other appearing in nature.
Conflicts on Film: Breaking Away and Antonias Line
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In fact, this is the part where the film's premise comes to a full circle. For all we know, conflicts arise in real life. Society's interest in conflict resolution as an established process has grown over the years. Conflict resolution courses, institutes and workshops deal with techniques for solving family disputes, community unrest, employee dissatisfaction, workplace tension, school disputes, minority participation in society and strife among nations.
Compare and Contrast Essay
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Missing from this list of 400, as well as from the list of 100, was another Martin Scorsese film, The King of Comedy. Taxi Driver enjoyed almost universal acclaim from the moment it was released. Even the temporary pall cast over the film after John Hinckley claimed it inspired him to shoot Pres.
Society Defined by how it defines Everything Else
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Linguistic anthropologists work hard to decipher the terminology once used by the former inhabitants of a newly excavated site. Their work leads them to many assumptions about the former residents. These assumptions include the surroundings of the civilization, the dietary choices, the interpretation of the development of the society in connection with age, the politics and laws that govern the people, the beliefs in art and theater as forms of entertainment and education, and the belief that the terminology can be used to extrapolate evidence of a degree of civilized advancement.
Consider theoretical interpretations of the 'uncanny' in relation to the British film THE WICKER MAN andor DON'T LOOK NOW
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uncanny': fear and a feeling that something is not known. To them he added a third concept: for something to be 'uncanny' it must also be something that has been known, something that we have once known and which has been cast away from us. This castaway returns when we least expect it, in a disguised form, and lurking in the shadows of our unconscious minds, slowly awakening old fears.
Theatre of the Absurd
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In order to understand his worldview let's look briefly through his biography, underlining the moments which influenced Artaud in his literary life. Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud was born in Marseille on September 4th, 1896. It was his mother who called him 'Antonin', since it was a diminutive form of 'Antoine' (or 'Anthony').
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