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    Landscape With Icarus

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    The painting “Landscape with the Fall of Icarus” depicts a beautiful birds-eye view of the landscape. While demonstrating the working lifestyle of the seemingly middle-class individuals in focus, it also projects the vivid appearance of the area as a result of such efforts. Alone, the painting seems to be only an image of a typical day with minor concentration on the human struggling in the water. “Musée des Beaux Arts” enhances the interpretation of the painting as it reveals the details of aspects of it. The poem harps on the presence of human suffering and how it is often ignored by others who could possibly be in a position to help but choose not to. Without the assistance of the other resource it is difficult to interpret the poem or the…

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    Musee Des Raux Arts Poem

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    Musee des Beaux Arts “About suffering they were never wrong (Auden).” Auden’s poem is about suffering and how others ignore it unless they are affected by it. Musee de Beaux Arts is an Ecphrasis poem, which means that it is a poem describing a scene or a work of art, written by W. H. Auden. This poem has ample literary devices used in it, such as allusion, enjambment, imagery, and juxtaposition, which is when two things are placed close together to cause a contrasting effect, all of these…

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    Adaptations present the development of ideas, which contribute to further understanding of the values upheld in the era of its creation. As such, Ovid’s narrative poem, ‘Metamorphosis’ 8 CE, depicts the dangers for man to deviate from the natural order. Leading on from this, Pieter Bruegel’s acclimatised art piece, ‘Landscape with the Fall of Icarus’ c. 1560, emphasises the sustenance of work. Also, as W.H. Auden’s poem, ‘Musée des Beaux Arts’ is heavily influenced by these presented texts, he…

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    Willard House – The Willard Intercontinental Washington The Intercontinental Willard Hotel is an iconic building that tells the story of Washington DC’s past. Its architecture resembles the Second French Empire which demands attention and elegance, especially since it is like few other building within the District. Located on Pennsylvania Avenue, it marks the center of the city. Asides from the hotel’s physical presence, the Willard Hotel also represents the center of Washington DC’s social…

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    Inspired by Breughel 's artwork, W.H. Auden emphasizes the significance of suffering through a 15th century masterpiece “Landscape with the Fall of Icarus.” Written in 1938, Auden’s “Musee des Beaux Arts” is a representation of man’s indifference to suffering. A literary expression created from different times, both artists effectively conveyed its message through the gift of poetry and visual imagination. To analyze both works from a literary and personal perspective is the goal of this essay.…

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    a more stable time. That’s when the revival of ancient architecture started to form. Each type of revival style was associated with a specific architect, for instance, A.W.N. Pugin was England’s leading Gothic revivalist. The revivals of the ancient architecture influenced the architectural designs of many architects of the time. Two of the most noted architects in the nineteenth century who were influenced by the architectural revivals were: Richard Morris Hunt, the leading architect to the…

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    His son was more inspired by open air exercises than working on his studies. From my research, I learn that Sargent earliest experiences in art lend him to watercolor that played a significant role in how his technique shaped to a form that calls it his own. He took an interest in art because of his mother. His mother provided her son with all the basic art materials he needed to become an artist. Mary watched how much process John was making in his abilities to draw, so she had written one of…

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    Multisensory approach in architecture education Case study: the basic courses of architecture in Iran's universities Abstract. The privileged position of vision in architecture design is, increasing-ly criticized, as also as the use of external representation methods, which de-grade the architecture's reality in a mere visual, or an "art of the printed im-age". However, the integration with architecture involves our entire body and all of the senses. Prior to professional field, this can be…

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    Taliesin West Architecture

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    Frank Lloyd Wright was an American Democratic Architect who shaped modern architecture as we know it today. He possesses many prominent credentials, including infamous structures, vast writings, intricate theories, and scholarly teachings. Wright is most well-known for his original designs and the individuality that they displayed. He broke the mold of American Architecture during his time. Wright’s sole focus within his designs was harmony with humanity. He coined the term organic…

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    The house that was built in Chicago for Frederick C. Robie is all too familiar as an image and not much record as a tangible reality .Though it still stands, there is some debate as to whether it holds the pristine architectural history which its architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, and owner primarily designed for. Some illustrations and drawing documentation exist in the sense of the various individuals tied to relatives of the house or those who have done research but it has been in a stage of…

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