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  • Les Orangers The Orange Trees Analysis

    Tooba Malik Les Orangers ART 01, Art Appreciation 24 October 2017 Les Orangers The Orange Trees a painting by French impressionist Gustave Caillebotte is part of a collection donated to the museum Of fine arts, Houston. The picture portrays a daytime scene; this canvas was painted in Yerres in 1878. The person sitting in the shade of the orange trees with his back towards the viewer is Caillebotte sibling Martial and standing at one of the garden planters is his cousin Zoé, you can see them…

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  • Monet And Van Gogh: The Modern Art Movement

    In the mid-1800’s to the early 1900’s two artists are responsible for the modern art movement these two artists are Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet. These two artists have very distinct style of painting, however, they both helped to shape the direction of painting would go over the following century. Monet and Van Gogh painted their lives on a canvas and in their thoughts and words. Through both of the men’s paintings we can understand the struggle as artists during this time in history. The…

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  • Emotion And Color In Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night

    Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch artist born March 30, 1853 who moved to France at the age of 27 and became influenced by Impressionist art. Van Gogh’s work has immense emotion and color that helped influence art of the 20th century modern art; however he only sold one painting during his lifetime. Unfortunately, the renowned artist suffered from mental illness and spent most of his time agonizing at an asylum in Saint Remy, France where he painted portraits to convey his emotional and spiritual…

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  • Shipwreck By Claude-Joseph Vernet

    The painting conveys how the crazy storm is approaching towards the nearby land. From this, people near the shore are running away. They are telling other people to watch out and run away from those big waves. People that are laying on top of the rocks were trying to be safe from the waves. Furthermore, it looks like towards the smaller rocks people were swept from the waves to the land. They are trying to catch their breaths and other people are dragging them away from the shore. On top of that…

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  • Marble Statue Of An Old Woman Analysis

    Tyler LaLima Prof. Mieke Bahmer ART 100 October 8th, 2015 Marble Statue of an Old Woman The Marble Statue of an Old Woman is a Roman copy of a Hellenistic statue made somewhere in between fourteen to sixty eight A.D by the artist Julio-Claudian. The Marble statue of an old woman is also known as “The Old Market Woman”. It is a stone statue made from Pentelic and marble. The Marble Statue of an Old Woman is believed to represent an old but proud woman on her way to the festival of Dionysus. The…

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  • Summary Of The 2015 Met Gala

    in May follows the behind the scene storyline of how The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition of “China: Through The Looking Glass” came to life, as well as the effort it took to host the 2015 Met Gala. The exhibition of “China: Through the Looking Glass” is The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most attended fashion exhibit to date. The film also studies the importance of fashion in our culture, and balances the line between art and fashion itself. The film focuses on the involvement of Andrew…

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  • Yvonne Mburu: My Experience As A Nurse

    In fact, to this day, my friends would describe me as being a very social and balanced person. I love to organize events, read, run, watch movies and love to try new foods. I attend the Seattle Opera and as many Seattle Art Museum events as I can find. I love Seattle. I love the diverse population, foods and landscape. And from time to time, I attend ‘Christ Our Hope’ church as a way to give thanks and to donate to help those in need. Yet, at work, my co-workers will tell…

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  • Analysis Of Christina's World By Andrew Wyeth

    painting was initially displayed at the Macbeth Gallery, located in Manhattan after its completion in 1948, but had yet to receive attention from people around the world. The painting became more well-known after Alfred Barr, the director of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) , purchased the painting and opened an exhibit for Christina’s World in MoMA. After being well publicized, the painting quickly became the topic for discussion where people were trying to figure…

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  • Museums As Learning Environments

    Museums as Learning Environments Museums serve as learning environments by providing information about specific subjects through exhibits. People visit museums to learn and experience new information. Every museum is focused on a particular subject, whether that is natural science, history, or culture. One visits a museum based on what one wants to learn about. If a particular person is very interested in the history of Native American’s then he/she will seek out a museum that provides…

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  • What Is The Role Of Art In The Starry Night

    When I think about art I think about my childhood art. I think about the clay pots I formed with my thumbs in first grade. I think about the way the pack of 64 crayola crayons revolutionized the way I colored in my coloring books. I think about my 3rd grade version of Vincent van Gogh’s painting, The Starry Night, is in my mom’s bathroom. When I painted it as a eight-year-old I enjoyed the piece of art for its simplistic bright colors and the mere fact that because van Gogh used paint to create…

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