Coosje van Bruggen

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  • William Morris: Arts And Crafts Movement

    William Morris was an English painter, designer fabrics and furniture, book designer, a developer of typographic fonts, poet and socialist. He was behind the concept of synthesis, the key concept of the new art. Morris was the founder of the "Arts and Crafts Movement," which took shape as an artistic style in the second half of the 19th century. All participants in the movement united in the belief that artistically designed human environment - pleasing to the eye of the building, artfully…

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  • Differences And Similarities Between The Violin And The Viola

    disease, prescribe medications and perform eye surgery) that were available, so no one really did not know what the exact reason why Beethoven was gradually losing his hearing. Beethoven started to notice buzzing and distortion in his hearing (Ludwig Van Beethoven's Biography,n.d.), and that was around 1796 (26 years after his birth). Two years later,1798, is when the buzzing stopped as well as most of the sound surrounding him. By the time it was 1801, Beethoven had already lost more than half…

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  • Nosferatu Analysis

    Shadow of the Vampire portrays the adaptation of Nosferatu especially the intentions dedication of the director, Murnau. Murnau requires acting methods that are extreme and sometimes deadly in order to achieve an immortal film, one that will be remembered and live forever. The physical film and camera are symbols of immortality that will kill the characters, like a vampire. The beginning of the film, Shadow of the Vampire, is the portrayal of the creation of the famous horror movie, Nosferatu,…

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  • Expressionism In Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night

    Starry Night was painted by a post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh in the late 19th century. It is one of Van Gogh’s best known paintings and it is hanged in the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Van Gogh completed more than 2,100 works and he was notable for his beautiful and delicate paintings. The use of color, vehement brushwork and the silhouetted form of his work greatly influenced Expressionism in modern art. One of his greatest artwork, The Starry Night brought him to an opening of…

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  • Haydn's Baby-Stage Sonata

    Haydn’s “Baby-Stage” Sonata When Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart focused on opera composition and Ludwig von Beethoven experimented innovations in various musical forms, Joseph Haydn was greatly responsible for the invention and refinement of sonata form in the classical period . His earliest sonatas, dedicated to Prince Nikolaus Esterházy, feature galant style, and reveal Haydn’s growth as a composer in his early years. Among these pieces, Haydn piano sonata in F major, Hob. XVI: 23 shows a very solid…

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  • Summary: The Caucus Nominating System

    beginning to show cracks, demonstrated by the election of 1824 and disagreements about its constitutionality. It would be replaced by the mass party system crafted by Martin Van Buren. The mass party system was upheld as supporting local, constitutional government, replacing a system that favored the wealthy and centralized powers. Van Buren argued that the mass party system would remove sectional conflict and replace it with loyalty to party, until division over slavery returned party…

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  • Disadvantages Of Synesthesia

    paints some ting in front of them or something they imagine, while a synesthete paints what they actually visualize when experiencing a certain stimulus. Many famous celebrities involved with music and art have synesthesia including Billy Joel, Vincent Van Gogh, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, and Duke Ellington (WC #4). However, some people with sound-color synesthesia, their musical ability may be affected by their synthetic experience.A person will see a sound as a color when hearing a sound.…

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  • Genius: A Short Summary And Analysis

    Genius is Dissension On a gloomy day in 399 BC, a prolific philosopher lost his life through execution for daring to question moral character and believe differently from the state. In 1663, a dignified astronomer paced his home in solitude after being placed under house arrest for proposing the preposterous hypothesis that the Earth revolves around the sun. In the spring of 2013, thousands of people roamed through an art exhibit displayed at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The exhibit…

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  • Oath Of The Horatii Analysis

    Painting and relevance: Jacques-Louis David’s “Oath of the Horatii” was painted in 1784 and it was commissioned by the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture on behalf of the Kind Louis XVI. The inspiration of the painting had to come by Corneille’s Play “Horace” which was being performed in Paris during that time. In 1785 the painting was exhibited at the Paris Salon. The painting shows a decisive moment of will as well as a great family tragedy resulting from political consequences. The…

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  • The Theme Of Love, Lust And Love In Bram Stoker's Dracula

    Seward’s diary from 7th of September is about Dr. Van Helsing examining Lucy due to her illness. Quickly, he concludes that she needs a blood transfusion and Dr. John Seward voluntarily chooses himself to be the blood donor because he is much younger than Van Helsing. Out of nowhere, Lucy’s fiancé, whose name is Arthur Holmwood, shows up ending with fulfilling the blood transfusion. Shortly after the blood transfusion, Lucy looks better, but Dr. Van Helsing discovers the two, red marks at her…

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