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    Claude Bernard “It is what we already know that often prevents us from learning” (Claude 2). This famous scientist wanted to find out about more of the body then what man already knew at his time. Claude Bernard studied and found many discoveries about the human body and its functions. He found valuable information that is still accurate and used today. This paper will walk through Claude’s life and his discoveries, research, and achievement. To start off, his birth was on July 12th, 1813. He was born in Saint-Julien, France. He grew up in that same town where he would receive an early education and then go to college at Lyon’s. He did not last in college long, for he left to assist in a druggist’s shop. He moved to Paris, where he would…

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    Now the reader doesn’t know what to think and questions what Barry is saying. As the reader is confused Barry rebuilds his credibility, as a scientific author, by quoting great French physiologist Claude Bernard and references to awarded scientist Albert Einstein. Now that the reader has been told even professional, famous, scientist rely on uncertainty they can trust what is going to be written throughout the rest of the passage. In the succeeding paragraphs Barry continues to explain…

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    Claude Bernard is recognized as an active participant of the laboratory revolution, having discovered the milieu intérieur, or what we today refer to as homeostasis, and is also renowned for his reductionist approach to medicine and its most efficient evidence. His famous book, An Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine, immediately makes evident, through its title, that he emphasizes the importance of experience as a method of gathering information. Consequently, the short excerpt…

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    of things divides us from each other. What if because of social division one is stopped from getting to know her true self? What if the people or the thing that was once looked down upon is exactly what is needed to see life in a different perspective? Mrs. Turpin in Flannery O’Connor’s short story “Revelation, is a prejudice and judgmental woman who spends most of her life prying on the lives of everyone around her. Mrs. Turpin judges people based on their social and economic class, and ethnic…

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    The art movement impressionism took place in the late 1860’s. Its characteristics is small, thin visible brushstrokes. The significance of impressionism is the perfect illustration of the effects of light. Impressionism was originated by a group of Paris based artist. As impressionism evolved it was faced with resistance from conventional art community in France. The name of the art style Impressionism came from the title of a Claude Monet painting, “Soleil Levant” (impressionism, Sunrise). The…

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    plainly see that the use of a single color in many shades and the lack of overt, or obvious, detail in some rooms was, in and of itself, a reference to the art of the Edo period and Ukiyo-e artists. While his gardens were their own floating worlds, the ponds and architecture suggests a way to move beyond our limited perspective and to be a place of quiet meditation. The bridge over the water garden quietly leads us to forget our troubles of this world and walk in elevation through a place of…

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    My aesthetic experience at the Museum of Fine Arts and the art work with the biggest emotional reflection on me was, “Dance at Bougival” by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1883). This piece is often noted as “one of the museum’s most beloved works.” The open-air cafés of suburban Bougival, just outside of Paris, was a popular spot of recreational activities for city dwellers. The Impressionist painters would often visit these areas, seeking inspiration for their paintings. Renoir, utilizes fierce color…

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    Sonia Delaunay's Orphism

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    Sonia Delaunay and her husband Robert were at the forefront of style and artistic innovation. It was popular at the time, and continues to be to this day, to create art that does not depict the true nature of reality. As the trends of art were in full swing towards cubism, which tended to utilize a more muted color palette, the Delaunay’s wanted to bring back color in their works while still depicting geometric forms. The new movement used to describe the works of the Delaunay’s was called…

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    “Harmony in Red” Henri Matisse Harmony in Red “the red room” (The Dessert) was painted across the end of the dancing movement in 1908. The dimensions: 180 cm × 220 cm (70.9 in × 86.6 in). Matisse was born in 1869, and his art-work created by oil canvas in dining room. Matisse's work of art shows a red room, with a table tuning, a woman next to the table and a window in the left and top of that painting. His painting looks like effect, which means that there isn’t centric dots in his work of…

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    Lizette Fernandez de Lara For the cover of Marilyn Stokstad’s latest edition art history textbook, I would choose Gustave Caillebotte’s painting: Paris, Rainy Day. I believe this painting best represents the traditions of our history and culture through its style and subject matter, while still being reminiscent to classical art from periods such as the Renaissance. The painting, belonging to the Impressionist movement, defines the beginning of modern art by depicting a subject matter unlike…

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