Christo and Jeanne-Claude

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  • Descriptive Essay: Childhood Memories Of My Horse

    I swung up and slid gently into my saddle as the worn leather creaked slightly as I situated myself on Buttons my mare. The leather felt cool to the touch and the warm Colorado sun shone out of a clean slate of blue that brought out the comforting smell of horse and leather. I breathed in deeply and caught the piney scent of the sage brush which quickly turned to dust in my nose as the horses in the corral churned up the dry, dusty dirt of the mountains. I rode past the weathered wooden barn with the rows of stalls on either side. They all looked lonely without the tossing heads of the horses and bustling of the wranglers. I leaned over to my right and snatched my handy stick off the rickety table in front of the barn and made my way through a gate and into the large corral with the 80 head of ranch horses milling about and eagerly waiting to be turned out to pasture for the night. I slowly weaved my way through the assorted herd of paints, duns, chestnuts, roans, bays, and whites. It seemed a rainbow of horse colors. I picked out the lead mare, Bandit, and watched as she eyed my every move with her intensely deep colored eyes. Her rich midnight black coat glistened in the sun and I almost felt as if I need sunglasses to look at her. Not a speck of white was on her. She snapped at any horse who ventured too close or acted out. I could hear the restlessness and anticipation of the herd rising as I steadily made my way down the hill of the corral, sending up puffs of dirt with…

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  • Running Fence Analysis

    Running Fence is a piece of Land Art made by two New York artists, Christo and Jeanne-Claude. The temporary Earthwork was installed along the coastlines of California in September of 1976, where is stayed up for fourteen days, as documented by Albert and David Maysles in 1978 the film, Running Fence. This film took viewers through the process of installing and fighting for the legal permits needed to install the piece, which was very controversial. Many locals in the town did not believe that…

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  • Analysis Of Nouveaux Réaliste

    In the late 1960s‘, after the end of the Second World War, Paris was not any more the romantic city, known from the last centuries. The French capital became the described definition of 'modern ' in the same sense of an international culture. This meaning was adapted by other folklores as African sculptures, American detective stories, Russian music, Neo-Catholicism, German technique, Italian desperation. Meantime a group called Nouveaux Réalistes was formed, where two artists were working…

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