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  • Saint Michael The Archangel Analysis

    Over the period of time the art movement has changed drastically. Usually when the art changes it relate to the era that it was in. During the 19th and 20th century the “style of art history” increased in the passing decades’ art historians tried to avoid stylistic classification when it could be avoided. When it comes to art any piece is capable of being analyzed and compared in terms of style. Each art piece has its own identities and uniqueness the only one that has an incomplete identity is…

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  • Response To The Artist's Mentor

    Jackman Responses The first response is from pages 195-210 from Ian Jackman’s book, “The Artist’s Mentor.” Throughout these pages there are various quotes and examples of what it means and feels to be an artist. Jackman states that if you truly want to be an artist that you will do anything to try and create something. For example, Jackman uses a quote from Mary Frank, she sates “for me, the reason to do art is that it is compelling. Art is a drive, a very complex desire and need, urgency and…

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  • The Meaning Of Art In Dorothy Allison's 'This Is Our World'

    The Meaning of Art In Dorothy Allison’s, This is Our World, she creates many arguments about art, artists, and the way art is viewed. There are many times throughout the essay where she claims the audience can interpret art differently. However, this is not always the case. The interpretation of art is not always up to the audience. The audience can view art differently, but it is not the choice of the audience, it 's the choice of the artist to allow them to perceive it differently. Allison…

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  • The Picture Of Dorian Gray Essay

    In the preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wide writes: “It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors”. Discuss this statement with close reference to the text. Introduction The quote, “It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors,” is a case in point of Dorian Gray’s portrait. Dorian’s image reflects his inner self, and mirrors his soul. The Picture of Dorian Gray highlights the idea of aestheticism and challenges influence of art over an individual instead…

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  • White Temple Vs Ziggurat

    What is Art History? According to many dictionaries, Art history is the study of objects of art in their historical development and stylistic contexts, i.e. genre, design, format, and style. This includes the "major" arts of painting, sculpture, and architecture as well as the "minor" arts of ceramics, furniture, and other decorative objects. Art history is a big book that is hard to talk about in single pages. Here is a research paper comparing between the White Temple and ziggurat, Uruk and…

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  • Plumb Analysis

    The Plumb Bob has stood at the atrium of SIUE, at the Goshen Lounge for more than 50 years. It was created by one of the most prestigious and well renowned artists named Yasuhide the year 1967. It was placed in the Goshen Lounge as a graceful decoration of the lounge after its construction was completed. The sculpture sits on a space that was designed to specifically complement the beauty and size of the work of art. The nature and environment of the sculpture allows it to move along…

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  • Philip Prager Creativity

    In Phillip Prager's article titled, “Making an Art of Creativity: The Cognitive Science of Duchamp and Dada”1, Prager specifically wants to assure people that Duchamp's piece Fountain should in fact be considered art. He states that, “Dada's redefinition of art in terms of creativity is perhaps most poignant in Duchamp's readymades found objects that he allegedly transformed into works of art merely by signing and placing them within an art context”(4). He goes on to say that any of the…

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  • Grey Room Lois Diderot Analysis

    literary journal, he himself convinced by the moral function of art, transcending the function of the ‘salon’ to one of a literary status. The Salons are widely recognised in a contemporary setting for their importance in the pioneering of the art critic. Diderot can be…

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  • 'A Movement And Its Critics' By Malik Miah Analysis

    Malik Miah the author of “A Movement and Its Critics” is very accurate in his writing, but it did not have the effect I was expecting. The heavily criticized Black Lives Matter movement is the most significant political challenge in decades to institutional racism and the status quo. The Black Lives Matter Movement is not indebted to any established organization, political leader or party. The usual suspects on the racist and far right including Black conservatives attack the Movement for…

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  • Robert Smithson

    The career of Robert Smithson resists categorization. Although he is arguably best known for Spiral Jetty (1970), his writings, photography, drawings, architectural work, and other earthworks have each played an important role in art history, particularly since his 1973 death in an airplane crash while photographing his earthwork Amarillo Ramp. The inability to easily define and understand the work of Robert Smithson extends, on a smaller scale, to the complexities of some of his individual…

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