Abstraction

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  • Paul Rusesabagina An Ordinary Man Analysis

    much like the Bedouin of the Middle East, for whom sheltering and defending strangers is not just a nice thing to do but a spiritual imperative” (Rusesabagina 12). “A sad truth of human nature is that it is hard to care for people when they are abstractions, hard to care when it is not you or somebody close to you. Unless the world community…

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  • Interior With The Artist's Daughter Analysis

    composition that is neither specifically figurative nor purely abstract. Two later works by Bell, 8 Fitzroy Street, 1930 (Fig. 52) and Interior with the Artists Daughter, 1935-6 (Fig. 53), suggest the artist’s ongoing interest in decorative design and abstraction. Both works depict Bell’s living space: her London studio at Fitzroy Street and her country home in Sussex. In Interior with the Artist’s Daughter, the young woman is seen sitting in an armchair at the artist’s studio in Charleston,…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Bowling Alone: The Collapse And Revival Of American Community

    The excerpt which meets the criteria of being rhetorically effective was written by the author of the best-selling 2000 book, Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community, Robert D. Putman. Ethos has been established early on in the text as the speaker is a Harvard professor who also uses numerous sources to support his argument. Putman has written this passage in order to discuss the nature of television in American life and how it affects our relationship with our community.…

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  • Analysis Of Four Darks In Red By Mark Rothko

    ‘The notion of the sublime did not, however, explicitly engage Rothko states Anna Chave in her book Mark Rothko; subjects in abstraction (Chave, 1989, p. 17). Rothko distrusted high-flown approaches to his paintings and preferred to talk about his art work in his own terms of the emotions. Rothko was interested in the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche, specifically the Birth of tragedy. Mark Rothko cites Nietzsche to provide a way to describe his own sense of modern tragedy as he felt that his…

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  • Forensic Photography Essay

    In the art of Photography there are quite a few genres in the subject, many serve various purposes. Some tend to serve multiple purposes at the same time, Like how a Fine Art photo may also serve as perfect example of a Documentary photo. Photography is a strange subject where it wasn’t seen as fine art until more recently so it is a still developing platform. Other types of genre in photography would be things such as; Arial, Nature, Night, Fine Art, Astrophotography, Microscopic, Forensic,…

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  • Montessori Method Essay

    no need to repeat activities for the sake of repetition, because they have learnt it. The elementary child requires materials which offer repetition but with more change. As the Montessori preschool student moves closer and closer to having an abstraction way of learning, the need for the child to use the materials for a long time shortens. All Montessori math lessons are presented first with the materials, but the old child quickly moves from concrete materials to abstract ones. It is in this…

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  • Cultural Context Of Gary Forto's One Last Time By Gary Soto

    Memoir SCRs SCR #1: What is the cultural context of your memoir? How does it compare and contrast to that of a 21st century Hillsborough teen’s milieu? For example, are the influences, routines, and expectations the same? Derek Aahil, Michael, Dhruv, and Sennet In the short story “One Last Time” by Gary Soto, the cultural context of his memoir provides a stark difference to the twenty-first century. In this memoir, the characters are of Mexican heritage, which affects what their actions are.…

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  • Ideal Theory In John Rawls 'Justice As Fairness'

    In regards to the objection that Mills makes of the ideal human being an abstraction, Rawls responds by agreeing that that Mills is most likely correct in stating that the idealized human is an abstraction of himself. This isn’t a problem however, unless it is really true that it is impossible to get a real idealized human. We have to be able in this sense to describe humans. It may be true…

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  • De Stijl Research Paper

    Van Doesburg and after meeting Piet Mondrian bonded over their love and passion for abstraction. As the world, around them became a world of absolute chaos, Theo and Piet decided to create pieces that showed the rational consciousness of the world into visual forms. It is this idea of pure abstraction that ultimately changed the ways of art and its relations to the world that it was created in. Pure Abstraction expands with several other styles of art but they all have a similar intention.…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night

    and more imaginative, than anything in later Expressionistic art, which proceeded from a similar charged vision of Nature (L44). Van Gogh’s work around this time was full of “passion and turmoil” yet his Starry Night is an extreme expression of abstraction; “in the sense of painting the natural world from memory and imagination, rather than face to face” (L44). Six months after this painting in December of 1889, Van Gogh wrote a letter to Emile…

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