Alice Neel

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  • Formal Analysis: David Bourdon And Gregory Battcock

    Formal Analysis: David Bourdon and Gregory Battcock David Bourdon and Gregory Battcock is an oil on canvas piece by the artist Alice Neel. In this piece you see two seated men, one in suit and tie and the other only in underwear. Both men seem to be staring off into the distance with disinterest. This piece is actually a portrait of the openly gay couple. Alice specialized in portraits and bringing attention to features others usually didnt say much about although you could not help think of. All Alice did was put it in a painting. This piece’s success atributes to a few artistic elements such as color, balance, and content. The neutral versus bright colors represent the position of these men. Balance in the painting give it a sense of harmony and equal parts. Content is what this piece is all about with both the content we see and the content we understand.…

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  • Alice Neel And John Currin Analysis

    is the question.” Shakespeare a renowned writer and think pondered this very idea, can I just stop being me? Build a completely new person to sail the same vessel? If one could capture their identity or that of another what would it look like and how would it take form? Which would be more true to the form a self-evaluation or that of another? Alice Neel and John Currin are both artist who take identity very serious in relation to their work. They use the idea of identity to push and shape…

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  • The Age Differences Between The Narrator And Rebecca

    appearance and the comparisons between her and other famous female figures. At the start of Rebecca, the narrator describes herself as a “little scrubby schoolboy with a passion for a sixth-form prefect” and had a “youthful, unpowdered face” which shows how young she was when she was working for Mrs Van Hopper. It is safe to say that Maxim, not unlike the reader, sees the narrator as a child despite them being married. For example, he insists three times that the narrator dress up as Alice in…

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  • The Theme Of Sacrifice In The Gift Of The Magi

    The theme of Sacrifices between the families is portrayed in the texts. Written text ‘My Sister’s Keeper’ by Jodi Picoult and short story ‘The Gift of the Magi’ by O’ Henry. Media text ‘Mamma Mia’ directed by Phyllida Lloyd and Script ‘Billy Elliot’ by Stephen Daldry. These texts introduce a range of sacrifice that can occur in family relationship; married couple, mother and child, father and child and between siblings. All of these texts are connected sacrificing their most valuable. The Gift…

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  • Mirrormask, Un Chien Andalou: Film Analysis

    “Are you thinking what I am thinking?” “Yes. If we put little wheels on the bottoms of our shoes, we could just roll around everywhere...” The characters Helena and Valentine from the film MirrorMask have this dialogue and it sums up the randomness of surrealism. It emphasizes how two completely arbitrary unrelated objects can be fused together in the creative world of surrealism where there essentially are no boundaries. This essay will discuss that in terms of the film MirrorMask, and Un…

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  • The Importance Of The Kitten In The Lion's Den

    The Kitten in the Lion's Den The kitten is like a new spark of life in the softest fur. With bright eyes that tell of pure innocence, tempered by an undercurrent of curiosity and adventure. Imagine the kitten leaping out of a small pin she's been confined to her whole life, the place that she has grown and developed in, as she enters the world unknown. The kitten expects this world to be filled with lush green trees and endless amounts of flourish grassland for her to continuously pounce and…

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  • The Bluest Eye Rhetorical Analysis

    Morrison’s novel, The Bluest Eye, is about the Problem of middle-class people ideas of beauty on a female of an African American girls. Her novel came about after Morrison talked with someone who wanted to have blue eyes, the novel shows a girl, Pecola Breedlove, who wanted love and to be taken into a world that doesn’t care about people of her race. Author Shelley Wong’s in her Article Transgression as Poesis in The Bluest Eye talks about the different ways in which Morrison wrote her novels…

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  • The Color Purple By Alice Walker Essay

    Alice Walker is a very well-known American author and is particularly known for her award-winning book “The Color Purple.” Walker makes a point to make the titles of her literary work display the exact meaning behind her work. Such as in “The Color Purple” the title comes from a scene in the book in which Shug Avery asks Celie if she takes the time to notice what little things God does to show them that he loves them. Then Shug replies with, "I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color…

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  • Analysis Of Beauty Dancer Is The Self

    outer appearance? Today’s society is one that places so much value in outer vanity, and emphasizes this message of importance throughout the media. An article in “The Telegraph” states that their surveys indicate the average woman worries about her body 252 times a week. Broken down, someone worries about their appearance 36 times a day. Imagine on your way to school on that Monday you found yourself in a horrible car accident that mangled or altered your physical characteristics. Would the…

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  • Social Class In Zootopia

    In the essay, the movie being analyze is Zootopia, with the depiction of discussing race, ethnicity, gender, and social class. By talking about examples with the movie one can comparing it to events today one. In the movie “Zootopia”, a brave bunny name Judy Hopps is trying to become the first rabbit cop. When she first joins the unit she is given a lesser job than everyone else who is looking for missing animals. Judy then meets a shifty fox named Nick Wilde, who tricks her in a hustle. Judy,…

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