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    Giant No. 3 Analysis

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    There is an art work that I want to have a critical analysis is Giant No. 3. The author of this art work is Zhang Huan. This work of art is a colossal figurative sculpture which created in 2008. Giant No. 3 is made of steel, cowskin, wood and polystyrene foam. The color is almost brown and somewhere shows white. This sculpture is so large which the size is 4.6 meters times 10 meters times 4.2 meters. This artwork is “depicts a fifteen-foot pregnant beggar with a child clinging to one shoulder”(Robertson, J., & McDaniel, C., 2005, page 111). Giant No. 3 shows a very large pregnant body with ragged garments. Those garments are all cowhides stapled together. Let me called Giant No. 3 a giant and ragged mother. We can see the giant and ragged mother is sitting on the ground. Her two hands against the ground with exhausted. Her head is downcast and the pregnant belly makes her look swollen. The legs are slightly parted with a feeling somehow feebly. The feet also look one has covered with clothes, however another without. There also a little kid on her shoulder that the head is also downcast. Overall, it feels like they are beggars without food, drink, and home. Zhang Huan puts giant ragged mother in a corner of a room. A corner improves the power of pathetic. All show the giant and ragged mother needs help very much. At the same time, one thing should not be ignored is that the giant size. So what do all the sculpture means? There is a historical significance. He was trying to…

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    Describe the role the arts, crafts and material play in the Indian Summer, in Van der Nüll's essay and in the excerpt from The Stones of the Abby. The Stones of the Abbey: With its physicality expressed through clay, the site of the St. Clotilda monastery, reflects the inner anxiety and instability of the humans populating the abbey. The monk, and narrator, journaling the Stones of the Abbey, describes how the materials – their imperfection and irregularity – serve a challenge to be overcome,…

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    Walter Bendix Schonflies Benjamin was born into a wealthy Jewish family in Germany. He was a German philosopher who is associated with the Frankfurt School and his areas of interests were literary theory, language, aesthetics, and technology. Benjamin was influences by and is associated with the work of Karl Marx, Theodor Adorno, and Bertolt Brecht. Moreover, one of Benjamin’s most influential writing is titled, The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (1936). The primary argument…

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    Bruce Nauman is a fascinating artist. His career spans over 50 years and he has worked in a variety of different styles and mediums. He creates works that aren’t necessarily aesthetically appealing in the traditional sense, but they are still works of art because of his intention and message behind it. Many of his works, incluidinf the ones that will be mentioned later, feature strange forms, odd angles, and lack color. He does not create work to please the eye. He creates work to get people to…

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    Art Appreciation FA2330 Written Assignment Houghton’s The Miner The Miner (1979) is a bronze statue by Elizabeth Biesiot in the city of Houghton, Its body is of bronze and its base is of stone: the Miner’s left hand takes a pickaxe. The right hand, take a barrel. Also on his head with a miner 's hat. The miner statue reflects the history of the Houghton city. In the other side, it does the same thing as the Vietnam War Memorial: the miners do a good job of the art should do: It not only…

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    Woman In A Tub Analysis

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    My first time at the Art Institute went better than I anticipated. My friend went with me and we had a great time. We started off with Folk Art and then went to European Art. We ended up in the Doctrine and Devotion exhibition, and it was really interesting how the religious art from different parts of the world such as, Germany, France, Italy, and Peru were very similar to each other. I thought it was pretty cool how art can be very similar, when it comes to the same themes even if it has to do…

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    Do Ho Suh Analysis

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    Do Ho Suh “I want to carry my house with me all the time. Like a snail.” (Suh) That’s the kind of whimsical thoughts behind Do-Ho Suh’s art. Suh was raised in Korea and came to America in an attempt to pursue his art career and make a name for himself apart from his father, who was already a successful artist. Upon his arrival in New York though, he found himself missing his home and family. Suh later said, “The experience of leaving home is what made me think and become aware for the…

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    Plumb Analysis

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    within which the sculpture stands. The joining elements mimic magnetic forces that pull against each other. The elements flow through and within each other, creating a shape and a rhythm of its own. The experience felt when interacting with the artwork is that the system creates shapes that are rigid in their stature and formation creating a world of immensely infinite opportunities and possibilities. The concept of their being is a plastic, giving the art work a characteristic of the chances…

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    I. Introduction A. Thesis: this paper addresses the issue as to whether certain forms of graffiti that come above the level of the street art, like the work of Banksy, should and legally can be protected from distraction and alteration. B. The definitions of the critical terms: 1. What is graffiti? 2. What is street art? 3. Define guerrilla art (which is a hybrid of street art and graffiti?) C. My example is Banksy. Why is Banksy’s art is being representative of…

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    Richard Learoyd is a British photographer, born 1966 – present, who utilizes a particular photographic processes called camera obscura, Latin translation “dark room,” to create his works of art. Learoyd designed and built his own room-sized portable camera obscura which sits adjacent to room his subject possess – separated by a singular lens. During this process, light falls upon the subject and is instantly fixated onto the photographic paper, no negative is produced. Learoyd’s approach to the…

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