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    In an effort to describe the modernist painting, Clement Greenberg in his publication The Collected Essays and Criticism, makes simplified and exaggerated claims. Despite his best efforts, most of his assertions are shrouded in oversight and lack the necessary premises to be adjudged as an entirely objective and salient. His comments on modern art’s effects on human senses and relations with space, are one of said claims. He states: “The Old Masters created an illusion of space in depth that one could imagine oneself walking into, but the analogous illusion created by the Modernist painter can only be seen into; can be travelled through , literally or figuratively, only with the eye.” No one could argue with the first half of this assertion,…

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    Clement Greenberg Essay

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    1. Clement Greenberg was a highly influential art critic that focused on mid-20th century modern art. His essays, which focused on Modern Abstract expressionist artwork, helped to bring a lot of international attention the US artists. He was very passionate about abstract art, believing it was important to help people view art and ‘think outside the box.’ (Rene Bouche, Portrait of Clement Greenberg. 1955, Oil on canvas, 50 x 35 inches) 2. Abstract expressionism is post-World War Two art…

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    Matisse's Dance

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    Matisse's painting Dance, is often considered to be the painting that launched his artistic career and got him into the mainstream of modern art as we know it today. The Dance is known to be a key example of modernism since it satisfies the quota that art critic Clement Greenberg has set forward for us and paves a new direction in modern art for future generations to follow. According to Greenberg, modernism in painting should have a strong focus on the basic structure presented in each artwork…

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    Beyoncé’s performance at the Grammy’s is a talked about performance that contain many influences from art. A one that initially standout after researching the influence and then re-watching the performance is the heavy influence from the love goddess Oshun. Oshun is associated with sweetness, kindness, generosity, and bountiful love. The MTV article written by Liz Raiss asked art historians, what they taught about Beyoncé’s usage of the reference to art history. The art historian named Cheryl…

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    Paper 2 - Scholarly Article Art is a medium in which the visual enticing elements entitle a connection between artist and viewer. In the articles, Modernist Painting, by Clement Greenberg, and, The American Action Painters, by Harold Rosenberg, the two major art critics, influentially contributed to the interpretation and understanding of the Abstract Expressionism movement. Through contrasting beliefs based on their assertions on the new expansive painting styles to emerge in the early 1940s,…

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    different types of writing. Some genres include love and comedy. This story was written by Kalidasa, and was an original. In the story love at first sight could only happen to many people and it just so happen to Sakantala but because of her stubbornness she caused the cursing of her beloved man, Dusyanta. The curse is to let her love of her life forget about her until he unites back with his ring he gave her. The ring she was given was lost and found by a fisherman. This story is the one that…

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    Jill Dillard Analysis

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    Jill Duggar Dillard is used to people giving her a hard time for the things that she does. Now a new picture that Jill posted has a lot of fans upset. Jill is a proud mom who is always posting pictures of her son Israel. Of course, fans usually love seeing the pictures of her son, but a recent photo that Jill posted has people going crazy. This picture was shared on the Duggar Family Official Facebook page. Israel in his car set [Image via Facebook] The thing is Israel Dillard is just…

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    Leonardo Da Vinci Meaning

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    Introduction Leonardo Da Vinci was an illegitimate son of a notary named Ser Piero and a peasant girl Caterina Leonardo. He was born on April, 15 1452, in Vinci, Italy which was just outside Florence. After spending his short life with his mother, Leonardo’s custody was given to his father as his mother married someone in the neighboring town. As his parents lived separate life, they gifted him with 17 half sisters and brothers. Leonardo’s love and connection with paintings started in small age…

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    If Michelangelo Buonarroti were to paint a picture of a Renaissance gentleman and painter, it would most likely look like himself. He grew up in a moderately wealthy family with him being an apprentice to a painter for the royal Medici family. His life was full of great artistic accomplishments, such as creating the sculpture David, the interior painting of the Sistine Chapel, and probably his most famous painting, The Last Judgement. The legacy that Michelangelo Buonarroti left behind for…

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    The Conquest in 1492 brought a number of changes to Latin America. In particular, art in New Spain was largely influenced by its European counterparts. As a result, a number of artists were trained in European painting styles. Miguel Cabrera had this upbringing in the art world. In this paper, I am going to examine the composition of his painting Don Manuel Jose Rubio y Salinas, Archbishop of Mexico (Fig. 1), along with providing information about the subject. I am also going to address how…

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