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  • Anthony Van Dyck Analysis

    Human form in art has since then evolved and become even more precise. In the Anthony Van Dyck’s painting there are many features that he has been able to create in this painting. It show’s how much ancient Greek art has evolved and made such an impact on art. Looking at the body features, like the fact that there is the shape of bones in Icarus’ or the veins in Deadalus’s hand. Looking at the painting, there is a very obvious difference between the father and son because Deadalus looks a lot older and has wrinkles in his forehead. Therefore Van Dyck’s painting is a memory aid to art history that show’s how far art has come since then and how much art has been affected and evolved with the help of Greek art. Although this painting and the…

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  • Peter Paul Rubens Accomplishments

    Rubens was even knighted by many kings during his time alive. First knighted by King Philip IV of Spain and knighted by King Charles the I. Rubens was also a diplomat during war time. He would send paintings to the enemy as a gift and a peace offering. Some of Rubens most famous work are his Constantine paintings and his drunken Hercules painting. Rubens died at age 63 to heart failure. He left behind eight children of his own. As well as a studio assistants who went on to become artist of their…

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  • Odysseus And Argus Essay

    of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices. For example, the story of Odysseus and Argus is a popular tale about a Lord coming back home after many years of war. Nobody remembers Odysseus besides his loyal dog, Argus. The two reunite which leads to Argus’ death. Both the artist Theodor Van Thulden and the poet Alexander Pope showed us this tale in extraordinary ways. In the painting, Argos Recognizes Odysseus, Theodor Van Thulden uses the reunion of…

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  • Nancy Lou Webster: A Short Story

    Over lunch one day, Lee Blocker told Bill about some land outside of Elgin that he wanted to develop. Nancy Lou and Bill drove to Elgin with their three children and were greeted by a downtown with all the first story windows broken out and boarded up, and many of the second story windows were broken with pigeons roosting in them. She remembers what a dreary place it seemed and said to Blocker, “If we come to live here, I will have to do everything in my power to revitalize this downtown.” In…

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  • The Blue Boys Analysis

    matter, media and composition in relevance to their eras and styles. Anthony Van Dyck created the painting Charles, I at the Hunt and later Thomas Gainsborough created The Blue Boy after being inspired by Van Dyck’s artwork. Both pieces share similarities, as well as distinct differences. Van Dyck created Charles, I at the Hunt in the images of King Charles I in 1635 during the Baroque era. The canvas is 89 inches X 81.5 inches and covered in oil paint. The painting is currently located in…

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  • Punishment In Hammurabi's Code

    Hammurabi’s code is composed of a set of rules set forth by a man named Hammurabi. He is known as Babylon’s most prominent ruler; his reign lasting from 1792 to 1750 B.C.E. Hammurabi’s Code reflects the harshness of the social structure in a Mesopotamian society by basing the code on the law of retaliation, not treating all members of the society equally and fairly, and not letting women be full members of the community. The law of retaliation, which is the basis of Hammurabi’s code, displays…

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  • An Analysis Of Who Cooks By Anthony Bourdain

    Ever wonder who is cooking the food in the kitchens of America’s favorite restaurants? Anthony Bourdain answered this question in his article titled “Who Cooks?” Anthony Bourdain is a chef, writer and has been featured on some reality television shows. He discussed how the line cooks are not who most people think they are; they are not professionals but instead they are non-American men who cannot make it elsewhere according to his experience. Line cooking involves mindless repetition that not…

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  • Song Analysis Of Feeling Good, By Nina Simone

    cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flow from heaven to the soul (Monet).” Feeling good was originally written in 1965, by Nina Simone. This song has been used in the popular culture such as, “Point of No Return” and “Six Feet Under”. A song cover was later done by Jennifer Hudson in 2011, and Lauryn Hill in 2015. Although Nina Simone wrote the song, Jennifer Hudson sang it better due to melody, rhythm, and instrumentation used in her…

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  • Fahrenheit 451, And Anthony Burgess: A Comparative Analysis

    Censorship is a practice that is continuously used to shield people from reality- banning and suppressing speech that is considered “harmful” to others. Banned books have continuously played a significant role in our contemporary American culture- depicting both civil and ethical issues in our society. Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, and Anthony Burgess, author of A Clockwork Orange, were both novelists who produced books that fell victim to censorship, being banned for their artistic…

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  • A Clockwork Orange Antisocial Analysis

    Antisocial Personality Disorder in A Clockwork Orange. Clockwork orange is a dystopian movie revolving around Alex, the main character and also the narrator. The movie starts with Alex and his group beating up an old man because they disliked how he sound while singing. As the movie progresses on you see a couple more scenes of violence. A particulary important scene is when Alex and his drooges invaded the Author's house and raped his wife. It's clear that Alex enjoys causing distress in other…

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