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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To A Fine Art Museum

    For my adventure in culture project I decided to go to St Petersburg’s Museum of Fine Arts. I had never been to this museum before and honestly I was not really sure what to expect. My first impression of the building walking up to it is that it looked marvelous and looked like what any classic museum would look like. It has great pillars and is modern yet it exudes a more elder and traditional style. It made me feel enthusiastic and welcome to come in and see what enthralling and compelling…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience At The Museum Of Fine Art

    enlightening experience at the Museum of Fine Arts and also an unexpected visit to the Old State House in our city, I was able to see such amazing things that were in both of these historical buildings. I always knew Boston was one of America 's oldest cities dating back to the Revolutionary period. I was able to have the pleasure to look at the different types of art and historical artifacts that were on display for us. I enjoyed my experience at the Museum of Fine Arts so much that it inspired…

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  • Still Life With A Skull And A Writing Quill Analysis

    hedonistic. Considered one of the lowest types of art by the French Academy, Still Life with a Bottle of Rum, Shoes, and Still Life with a Skull and a Writing Quill are three still paintings that have managed to rise above the typical wave that have been produced by artists of varying skills for centuries. Though looking at each alone does not truly illuminate the reasoning…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Research Paper

    Vincent van Gogh ART 1030: Intro to Art Jacob Vienna, 002 VIENNA, JACOB – VINCENT VAN GOGH Vincent van Gogh Vincent van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter who is considered to be one of the greatest Dutch painters to ever live. One thing van Gogh is known for is the emotion in his work. I chose to write this paper about van Gogh due to this. In Starry Night, van Gogh communicates his feelings of coldness and darkness in his life. Van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in…

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  • Elements And Elements Of Symbolism In Starrry Night, By Vincent Van Gogh

    Description There are various shades of blue and black, splashes of yellows, a textured cypress tree, yellow stars, a crescent moon glazed in its own yellow light, a blue mountain range, fields of blue, a town, buildings was a dash of orange in the windows, a church with a large steeple, vertical and horizontal lines, black lines in the tree, small trees in the town with curly tops, reflections of the yellow moonlight on the tops of the buildings and the small trees. Analysis There are five…

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  • Clichy Comparative Analysis

    France was the home of the Impressionist movement, providing a vast array of landscapes, people and lifestyles as inspiration. The famed impressionists used the bustling nightlife of Montmartre, studious industrial areas, and open landscapes of rural France to influence their works. Specifically, Maximilien Luce used the rural province of Brittany in Western France to inspire his work Camaret, Moonlight and Fishing Boats painted in 1894. Brittany was used as inspiration by many impressionists…

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  • Snow Effect Analysis

    The application of color and paint in a piece creates a noticeable surface texture within the work. This surface texture can be used to enhance the general chaos or conversely the straightforwardness of a work. The use of color within the image also has an effect on the overall mood of the painting and the viewer’s perception of the subjects. In Claude Monet’s Grainstacks (Snow Effect) the heavily textured surface of the painting and visibility of the separate brush strokes creates a sense of…

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  • William Bouguereau's Painting 'Gift Of An Anonymous Father'

    painting for a “ Gift of an Anonymous Lady in memory of her father”. William Bouguereau is a very important artist of his time from 1825-1905, he was part of the official art system. Graduate of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, winner of the prestigious Prixe de Rome, and member of the French Academy, he was also a great favorite on the art market. He had made his paintings from meaning and personal experiences. His sophisticated style and color brought magnificent attention to those who looked at the…

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  • Margret Olley: The Archibald Prize

    portrait competition. It as named after JFA and was first awarded in 1921. His aim was to foster portraiture as well as support artists and preserve the memory of great Australians. William Dobell, painted fellow painter and beloved figure of Australian art, Margret Olley; and won in 1948. Margret Olley was also painted a second time by Ben Quilty in 2011, that too won the Archibald prize. Although The two paintings, use the same subject matter and title, they are both very different visually.…

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  • Nocturne Essay

    century artist, James Abbott McNeil Whistler. At first glance, one notices the simple yet elegant nature of this painting. The focus in this piece is put on the Thames River and the Battersea Bridge since they are at the forefront of the painting. This art work encompasses the beauty of the Thames River during night time, hence the use of the word "nocturne" in the naming of this piece. However, it is worth mentioning that this specific work can almost appear monochromatic due to the…

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