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  • Personal Narrative: An Art Museum Worthy

    I've always tried to put my best effort into my work. Even in preschool I wanted my painting to be art museum worthy. That meant my artwork would be put on the board for the whole class to see. I wanted to commit to my work and do so diligently. I felt a sense of completion with the other kids, and I have ever since. I wanted the best. To me, even at a young age, life is about striving for perfection, and I am still figuring out if that is a good thing or not. Up until my sophomore year of…

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  • Essay On Alphonse Promayet

    formal aspects, contextual analysis and the museum presentation of the following two paintings. Portrait of a Young woman with a Fan by Rembrandt Van Rijn and Alphonse Promayet by Gustave Courbet. The painting of Portrait of a Young woman with a Fan is created in Dutch in 1633 and it exhibits in gallery 637. The Alphonse Promayet is created in French in 1861 and it exhibits in gallery 809. Both galleries are on the second floor of the metropolitan museum of art. Each painting has its unique…

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  • Frida Kahlo Museum Essay

    The Frida Kahlo Museum, also known as La Casa Azul, is located in the center of Coyoacan, an old and picturesque neighborhood in the south of Mexico City. La Casa Azul is the place where the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo was born, lived and died, becoming a Museum in 1958, four years after her death. Today is one of the most visited museums in Mexico City at national and international level. Each month receives about 25,000 visitors, 45% of them foreign. Frida Kahlo is the most famous…

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  • Art Statue Analysis

    A Comparison of Two Statues Art has many forms. One popular form of art created in ancient times were statues. A statue, as defined by Merriam-Webster (n.d.) as “a three-dimensional representation usually of a person, animal, or mythical being that is produced by sculpturing, modeling, or casting.” Cultures around the world have created statues for many different reasons. Here we will examine two ancient statues, The Royal Aquaintences Memi and Sebu, from ancient Egypt, and the Statue of…

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  • Pablo Picasso's Women Plaiting Her Hair In 1906

    Pablo Picasso created his painting Women Plaiting Her Hair in 1906 using oil paint on a canvas. Just as the title suggest, the painting shows a women unclothed (naked) braiding her hair. The painting is currently being exhibited/ belongs to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The painting is of medium size (50 x 35 ¾’’/ 127 x 90.8 cm). Just looking at the painting the viewer can get a sense of feel of the women painted of the canvas. With the minimum use of different colors Picasso has…

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  • Audio Guide

    There is a tendency in museums to see the audio guide as an old fashion, or outdated technology. In September 2013, the Metropolitan Museum of Art responded to these preconceived notions and launched a new audio guide. Museum’s have traditionally thought of audio guides as a product that visitors can carry with them to enhance their visit, rather than a important role in visitor experience. As advertised on their website, the audio guides serve as away to enhance the visitor experience; “Get…

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  • Personal Narrative: Stepping Into My House

    The art projects that I’ve made are landscapes, music artists, and super heroes as well as villains. The landscapes I’ve painted are mostly uninhabited places such as a small island, forests, and deserts. These paintings give off a sense of relaxation and one…

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  • Essay On Art Appreciation

    would say to me six months ago, let’s plan a trip to the museum I would gladly say no as art is not something that peaks my interests. However, my perception has changed after registering for Art Appreciation this semester. The class has proven the point that judging anything that one doesn’t understand is wrong. Thus, it has opened my eyes not just to the artwork itself, but also to the life and legacy of the artists. In that same token, art is truly the window into the people’s souls which I…

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  • Claude Monet Water Lilli Painting Analysis

    defined through a higher resolution. The reproduction painting is usually shown fully lit and out of context with the surrounding artwork as seen in a museum. A reproduction of Water Lilies is more accessible. It can be printed on a t-shirt, a poster, or placed in a whole new context. For example, the painting can be reworked into another piece of art, but still it remains recognizable. The reproduction of the work can also emphasize the artist’s purpose for painting the picture to begin with.…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh's Midnight In Paris

    post-Impressionist painter and his art work is highly regarded. He died at the young age of 37 in 1890. There are two movies that feature the art work of Van Gogh “Lust for Life” and “Midnight in Paris”. These movies were Academy Award winners. As far as it is known, supposedly this artist sold only one painting in his lifetime. His most celebrated art work is “The Starry Night” and this painting became part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in 1941.…

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