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    The Influence of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Ruan Huisman and Banksy on My Artwork and Concept My concept and artwork has been inspired by hyper-realism and symbolism movements. That is why I have chosen these two artists for this essay. The first artist is Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the artwork is La Pia de' Tolomei (1868-80). The other artist and his work is Untitled I by Ruan Huisman. The final artist, Banksy, is a huge influence on me in both an emotional and physical way through his artworks. I have chosen to speak about his Steve Jobs Mural because of how though-out and brilliant executed this artwork was. La Pia de' Tolomei by Dante Gabriel Rossetti shows a woman (a character from the final lines of 14th- century Italian poet Dante Alighieri’s…

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    the painting depends on the person viewing the painting and their beliefs on life. Edward Burne-Jones uses vivid colors and intricate details to distract one from the dark events taking place in his paintings. Burne-Jones is a painter that has changed his style throughout his life. Like anyone he constantly was changing his preferences and such as he went through life. For example, “The earliest works of Burne-Jones, such as the watercolor Clerk Sanders (1861), closely resemble Rossetti's in…

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    Dante Rossetti’s, Jenny: A Cautionary Tale of Sexual Knowledge and its Destruction of Women “The whole education of women ought to be relative to men. To please them, to be useful to them, to make themselves loved and honored by them” - John-Jacques Rousseau England in the 19th century was wrought with the battle for women’s rights, specifically the education of women. In his poem, Jenny, Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s narrator makes various references to books – those on his shelf, and how…

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    The Ruined Maid and Jenny written by Thomas Hardy and D.G Rossetti respectfully, are about prostitution at their core. However, the reader notices that these two works describe the lifestyle of a prostitute totally differently. Therefore, the question arises which work depicts the most honest picture of the lifestyle. That being said, by using aspects such as gratification in one’s work and individual intimacy from, Christina Rossetti’s, The Goblin Market, the reader can come to the conclusion…

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    The Latour d’Auvergne Triptych, also called the Annunciation with Saints and Donors is a three part, wood panel that depicts the Annunciation of the Angel Gabriel to Mary that she is to be the mother of Christ as described in the Gospel of Luke. As a foldable triptych, the art has remained amazingly well preserved without any conservation efforts, however, additional scanning and research had exposed some interesting changes and edits made to the image that are otherwise invisible to the naked…

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    The Annunciation Analysis

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    The items in the room are all painted with extreme detail from the items in the back to the folds of the clothing on the two figures on the front. The whole room is filled with these detailed items like the candles in the front of the painting and the window and pot that are more in the back. The figures that are to the front are Mary (who is on the left) and the archangel Gabriel and this is the scene where Gabriel tells Mary that she will be blessed with God’s son. The figures are both big and…

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    “Goblin Market”, a poem by Christina Rossetti, was written in the Victorian Era during a time of vast social and economic change across Europe. Even though this period was during a time of female suppression and order, Rossetti exposes many social ideologies -such as purity and female education- fd through the journey of two sisters, Laura and Lizzie. Despite initial impressions of being a childhood fairytale, the suggestive use of language implies an underlying message of an erotic sexual…

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    Christina Rossetti poem “Goblin Market” tells a story of two girls fighting with desire and temptation and keeping their innocence. In the epigraph, Rossetti shows how one of the girls gave into temptation. The epigraph shows one of the themes given in the entire poem and how it connects to the rest of the poem. The entire poem portrays purity, temptation, addiction, euphoria, and sibling bonds. The poem also offers a couple of interpretations based on the themes of the poem. The theme in the…

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    Both Christina Rossetti and Audre Lorde have written each a poem in which the central theme is of a recurring memory of a time past. Their poems use a variety of literary devices that involves the reader in experiencing the occurring memory of a past time with the speaker of the poem. Through this involvement, between the reader and the voice, the poems misleads the reader into being captured by their dream like state that makes the reader misread the inconsistencies within them. This essay will…

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    Despite Rossetti’s religious background, she dies alone after two failed marriages. So to say she may despise men isn’t so farfetched especially because Rossetti depicts the only men in her poem as goblins and as “awful kings.” Moreover, because Rossetti’s world of goblins demonizes the paternal branch of humanity, in the goblin universe, there are no men, thus decimating mundane gender roles. As a result, the characters Laura and Lizzie seem to direct their erotic energies towards each other.…

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