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    while, she moved to Texas to teach art (“Georgia O’Keeffe: About the Painter”). Eventually she became supervisor of art in Amarillo Texas public schools (O’Keefe, Georgia). While teaching in Texas, O’Keefe became frustrated with her own work and stopped paining. Her love of art was rekindled, however, after taking a class at the Teacher’s College of Columbia University in South Carolina. The class was taught by Arthur Dove who helped O’Keefe “find something of her own” in her artwork (“Georgia O’Keeffe: About the Painter”). She began drawing and painting again and some of her charcoal drawings were sent to New York by a friend where they were exhibited by Alfred Stieglitz at his 291 gallery (O’Keefe, Georgia). She moved to New York in 1918 and married Stieglitz in 1924, all the while solidifying her place among the Stieglitz circle, a group of artists featured at the gallery (O’Keefe, Georgia). Her early paintings were very abstract and included scenes of New York landscapes and the East River. Later, her work shifted to the animal bones and large flowers she is so well known. Though her very early work included watercolors and charcoal works, she eventually worked nearly exclusively in oil paintings. After her husband died in 1946, she moved to New Mexico and much of her more famous work was influenced by its desert surroundings (O’Keefe, Georgia). It was here her signature style of simplified, enlarged, abstract designs took shape as she painted mostly flowers and desert…

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    drawings, and paintings. Her career took off with the generous help of Arthur Dow, an American artist and teacher. As an art student in New York and Chicago, she could easily replicate the work of others. However, Georgia wanted to paint her “own way,” so she dropped out of the school and stopped painting. She soon found Arthur Dow, who taught her useful art techniques that she could use in her artwork. In 1916, her work was exhibited in New York for the first time. She was assigned a solo show…

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    small girl from Sun Prairie Wisconsin no one expected her to become as successful as she was (Unknown B 1). With the help of her husband, Alfred Stieglitz and her talent she went on to create masterful works (Unknown B 1). O’Keeffe once said, “To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.” (Unknown F 1). From her deep cool abstract images, to her delicate up close flower paintings you can tell that Georgia O’Keeffe loved to try new things and enjoyed painting images from her mind and…

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    1800s to the 1970s. Specifically, he was born on October 16, 1890 in Manhattan, NY (New York City) during the time Benjamin Harrison was president of the USA. He was known for his photography, but nobody knew that he made films as well. Part of his early life was, obviously, he was born October 16, 1890. His parents were of the Bohemian nationality. During his teenage years, he was a student of renowned documentary photographer Lewis Hine at the Ethical Culture…

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    Georgia O’Keeffe became famous almost on accident. She had mailed a few of her drawing to a friend telling her to keep them to herself. That friend couldn’t help but show them off to the considerably famous photographer Alfred Stieglitz (www.okeeffemuseum.org). Stieglitz included her in a group show of 1916 and began an extraordinary collaboration of the two (120). O’Keeffe is known for her symmetrically balanced work of art, Deer’s Skull with Pedernal (121). The deer skull is flawlessly…

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    Georgia O’Keeffe Georgia O’Keeffe was American female artist born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago (1905) and the Art Students League in New York City (1907-1908). O’Keeffe on April 3, 1917, had her first solo show. It was sponsored by John Singer Sargent, a artist Georgia admired very much and would later become her husband, featured charcoal sketches, which O'Keeffe had made in 1916. Stieglitz was captivated by them and begun also one of the most famous…

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    So far, I personally consider the fine art photographs as those with great compositions, the mixture of light and color, the magical quality, as well as the meaningful contemplation, and I would like to appreciatively describe one fine art photograph—Winter, Fifth Avenue given by Alfred Stieglitz. Accompanied by pure photography style, Stieglitz was instrumental in helping make photography the fine art, and this eye-catching image, Winter, Fifth Avenue, is one of his best known works captured in…

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    people, convinced it is the truth. Unaware of the horrors, the men will go in with a positive attitude. After their experience on the battlefield, they will leave a different person having experience first hand the horrors and destructions of war. Others will enter from a draft; they will not want to fight for their country. Instead they want to make it out alive. Seeing the horror invokes the savagery in man for the one goal of survival. Different reasons for entering the war results in…

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    The Lady Of Shallot

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    improve society. During the romanticism period, artists, authors, etc. took a different route, then how it was in the Neoclassical era. Artists chose to go in a more emotional, creative style for their creations. These artists also chose to display more symbolic and exotic subjects (i.e. paintings, books, poems). One piece of art that displays these characteristics is The Lady of Shalott, created by John William Waterhouse. John William Waterhouse was an Italian artist who painted mainly…

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    Poetry is a journey into a new world of language that leaves readers fascinated. Poets take their time to intermingle different forms of figurative language to present their topic in a way that takes time to understand. By using rhetorical devices a poet is capable of taking short stanzas and making them into a work of art that can leave the reader guessing the intended meaning for generations. Well written poems contain various types of rhetorical devices such as imagery, metaphors, similes,…

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