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  • Louise Antoinette Children

    The Portrait of Louise Antoinette Scholastique Gueheneuce, Madame la Marechale Lannes, Dechesse de Montebello, with her Children, is a French work of art created in 1814. Measuring approximately a hundred and two inches in height, oil on canvas this portrait portrays the widow and her children in bright colors showing the importance of the family. Mounted on the wall surrounded within a copper frame that has spiraling butterfly figure. Located next to many other European arts within the Museum…

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  • Hello Avatar Rise Of The Networking Generation Analysis

    untouchable. The arc of this growing flexibility of perception is apparent when juxtaposing the Daguerreotype portrait of Frederick Douglas (1847), Andy Warhol’s silkscreen Self-Portrait (1967) and Juliana Huxtable’s ink-jet photograph titled Untitled in the Rage…

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  • Robert Hannaford's Portraits

    renowned and influential portrait artists. The Art Gallery of South Australia has curated an exhibit of the artist’s portraiture and drawing works. Robert Hannaford’s impact upon Australian Art can hardly be overlooked. A regular Archibald Prize finalist since 1994, he has painted the likes of former Prime Minister Paul Keating, Chancellors and Ministers within Parliament,…

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  • Photo Self Portrait Analysis

    In my assignment of photo self-portrait I will be discussing the artist and the masterwork that I have chosen, also the movement in which the artist practiced. My masterwork that I have chosen to work on is belongs to Robert Mapplethorpe and it is his self portrait of 1980. In his artwork he portrays himself as the archetypal bad boy, with black leather jacket, dark shirt, cigarette hanging out of the corner of his mouth, the coolly appraising gaze and the carefully coiffed 50s style hair.…

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  • Chuck Close Essay

    that looks like a head, with fewer dots, but you won’t be able to give much information about who it is.”-Chuck Close. Chuck Close is a 77 year old artist, who is known for making realistic portraits of human faces using a grid technique. Most of the portraits he has created are non-life size. His “Big Self Portrait” piece, unframed, is 107-½ × 83-½ × 2. He has been through many depressing and significant events in his life, yet he still says he is the happiest man in the world, which is hard…

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  • Analysis Of T. S Elliot's The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock

    The piece “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S Elliot is introduced with an epigraph from Dante’s Inferno. Dante’s Inferno is an epic, which depicts the journey of a man named Dante who is guided through the nine levels of hell. The excerpt from the poem is of a scene in which the speaker states that he has no fear and will speak freely of his sins to Dante because nobody who has crossed this far into Hell has ever made it back to earth to spread his story. Elliot has been known to…

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  • Laurence Dunbar We Wear The Mask Analysis

    In his poem We Wear the Mask, Laurence Dunbar speaks rather elusively on the topic of human deceit. More specifically, the underlying message of the human tendency to hide emotions in suffering, reveals itself in the 15 line poem. Explored in the first two lines of the poem, Dunbar speaks about a figurative mask; a mask covering the face, hiding cheeks and eyes, with the mask taking over with its fake happiness, all a subdued lie. Continuing through the poem, the second stanza expresses grief…

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  • Prufrock Symbolism

    Analysis of Prufrock The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock written by T. S. Eliot is the tragic story of one man who desperately looks for love ,yet, fears nothing more. The reader is taken with Prufrock on a cryptic walk through murky streets and hushed voices until he can come to terms with the essence of his life. Through the use of Eliot’s symbols and imagery, transformation of setting,sexual attraction and changes through age Prufrock’s masks the catastrophe that is evolved from a walk in…

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  • Richard Schacht's The Uncommitted: An Analysis Of Alienation

    He is extremely dispirited with this thought. He is caught in the pangs of alienation. A dictionary of literary terms defined alienation as; ‘Alienation is the state of being alienated or being estranged from something or somebody; it is a condition of the mind’. Encyclopedia Britannica defines alienation as ‘the state of feeling estranged or separated from ones milieu, work, products of work or self. Different interpreters of alienation have given different definitions. According to Arnold…

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  • The Underground Man In Fyodor Dostoevsky's Notes From Underground

    Throughout Fyodor Dostoevsky’s work, Notes from Underground, the protagonist, the underground man, portrays himself as a spiteful, self-contradictory, and overly conscious melancholy man. He continuously over analyzes and questions everything, and this prevents him from taking any real action. The underground man is lonely and constantly vacillates between wanting society’s acknowledgment or to be socially desired and wanting to be completely isolated from society. He gives off the impression…

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