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    In this paper, American artist Andrew Wyeth’s painting “Christina’s World” will be discussed and analyzed in an attempt to understand the meaning behind his artwork. Christina’s World features the back of a young woman laying in the fields, staring out at a building in the distance.The 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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    Christina's World Meaning

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    Andrew Wyeth’s most famous piece of art, Christina’s World, is renowned as being one of the most famous of American portraits for its realistic depiction of a classic New England setting and a steadfast mysterious female with a deep background. Along with Wyeth’s rise to prominence, Christina’s World was his introduction into the “evolution of his own private language of metaphor.” As positioned in the painting, Christina lays where the painter first recognized her steadfast ambition,…

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    Andrew Wyeth’s most famous piece of art, Christina’s World, is renowned as being one of the most famous of American portraits for its realistic depiction of a classic New England setting and a steadfast mysterious female. Immediately recognizing Wyeth as a notable American artist after the Museum of Modern Art purchased the piece, jump-starting his career in the art world. Along with his rise to prominence, Christina’s World was the first introduction to the “evolution of his own private…

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    For this assignment I have chosen 2 artworks. The first artwork below is Christina’s World by Wyeth. In this painting the main subject is on the ground looking towards a barn and house that appear to be on a farmland in a field. The subject is in a lavender pink dress that is slightly faded. This is a major contrast to the farmland and buildings as these are various shades of grey-brown which is a complementary colour to the faded celeste blue. Concepts (Home, Loss or Longing) Concept 1 Home -…

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    Picture yourself in a desert. You are alone, left to your own thoughts and the sound of the wind blowing in your ears. I can close my eyes and experience this very feeling of lonesomeness and solidarity. Christina's World by Andrew Wyeth causes me to experience these feelings when I am left to myself to study the painting. Upon first look, one is immediately drawn into the girl, laying almost limp on the ground. One might wonder if she chooses to be this way or if it is due to a medical…

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    Matthew Arnold’s Dover Beach, an insightful poem, warns its readers about the dangers of the world in an attempt to make them feel better. The poem compares the harsh reality of its readers’ isolation in the world to various images of oceanic scenes. In his first stanza, Arnold emphasizes the importance of distinguishing the difference between illusion and reality through his constant change from a beautiful to disheartening tone. Arnold’s “Sea of Faith” metaphorically attributes the decline of…

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    The Importance of Sacrifice in The Road Cormac McCarthy’s The Road portrays a post-apocalyptic world containing nothing but the distinct loss of morality and desperate attempts to survive. In this cruel world, while most become bestial and corrupt, a father and his son struggle to find ways to stay alive while simultaneously keeping hope alive and staying humane in their ways. The sacrifices made by the man strengthen his relationship with his son and help maintain the only thing they have…

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    Even though we have an increased need for global governance, we still need actors to solve problems. We can guess the future based off the events of history and how we know the world works. To begin with, Francis Fukuyama’s idea presented in “The End of History?” provides many flaws.…

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    around. Being in so many libraries throughout the world, I can honestly say that they are some of the most magical places in the world. Windows wind up the walls as well, there was not a torch or lamp anywhere, the light is all natural and completely beautiful coming through the stained glass designs. In the center of the room stands Daichi and Anika along with Shun, looking…

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    One of the most wanted careers in the world today is acting. Not many have the skill and drive to achieve successful career in that department. Many desire the job for the fame and money, but some love it for the pure joy of performing. There are many appealing aspects of the job such as flexible work hours, recognition by the public, and the salary if you become big. One has to be able to take the dedicated time it takes to perfect the craft. Even though natural talent is something that is…

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