Bernard Berenson

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  • Spotlight Sociological Theory

    Spotlight – Sociologial Theories 1 “When the Boston Globe’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover up at the highest levels of Boston’s religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world” (Road, n.d.). Spotlight is a movie based on real-life events that occurred in 2001and it shows the viewers the obstacles that these…

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  • Independence In A Doll's House Essay

    Women in the 19th century were seldom independent as gender equality was absent. Independence can be defined as the unwillingness to adhere to the husband’s desire. In Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House, Ibsen delves into Nora’s journey toward independence as a result from the inconveniences of her seemingly carefree relationship with Torvald. Torvald’s inconsiderate and hurtful criticism toward Nora acts as a stepping-stone toward her independence. Additionally, the revelation of Torvald’s…

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  • Doolittle And Pygmalion

    In George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, he highlights the issue of language in relation to class structure. Borrowing ideas from the Greek myth Pygmalion, Shaw creates character Henry Higgins, a phonetician, who tries to transform the flower-selling, cockney Eliza Doolittle into a lady. While exploring the idea of creation between Higgins and Doolittle, Shaw chooses to focus on their social dimensionality. While Eliza is trained to speak and act like a lady, she does not gain the proper instincts in…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci: A Genuine Portrayal Of A Renaissance Man

    A Genuine Portrayal of a Renaissance Man When thinking about one of the greatest renaissance men, who comes to mind? Does Leonardo Da Vinci come to mind? Unequivocally the man who brought to life the Mona Lisa and designed the first scissors is bound to be a successful man; but his love and dedication to his many various types of works is what made Leonardo Da Vinci a true renaissance man. At the very young age of fourteen Leonardo Da Vinci began to apprentice with a man named Andrea Del…

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  • Women And Birds At Sunrise Analysis

    with each conviction as valid as the next. Berenson on the other hand, relied heavily on the belief that his subjective observations qualified his expertise in attribution. It is of no wonder why he feverishly discredited the “whole of contemporary art as degenerate” (Schapiro, 212), and even more so in relation to cubism, a misunderstanding of his notion of “tactile values” (Schapiro, 212). Modernity exposed the illusory foundation on which Berenson 's profession operated, thus denying…

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  • Ecstasy Of St. Teresa Analysis

    In this essay I’ll be discussing the history of Baroque art and two artist from that era, Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Then I’ll explain the role of the church during this era and how Caravaggio and Bernini differently conveyed faith and commitment to the church. Lastly, I’ll give my visual analyze on Bernini’s painting Ecstasy of St. Teresa and Caravaggio’s painting Crucifixion of St. Peter. The Baroque era came about from the Reformation which was a religious…

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  • Edith Wharton Naturalism Essay

    Edith Wharton led one of the most privileged lives of any major American novelists. She lived free of money worries because of inherited income. She had houses in rich areas, passions for gardens and interior decoration, toured Europe in cars and yachts, and despised second-class hotels (Franzen). Wharton lived a high profile life unlike any other authors, a comfortable life that most people today want to live. She came from a long line of important names in the American, specifically the New…

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