Diego Velázquez

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  • Holy Trinity

    right above the vanishing point. It is truly eye-catching and the symmetry in the painting is near-perfect. While this painting is a clear representation of linear perspective, another artist, Diego Velasquez, had a different style of art. In this painting, Las Meninas represents a very radical interpretation of a portrait. The art practice used was unique in that the main focal point wasn’t King Phillip IV or the royal family,…

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  • Symbolism Symbols In Macbeth

    Symbol Example from story Importance Act 1: Nature “Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it.”- Lady Macbeth (Act 1 scene 5 line 72-73) “The air nimbly and sweetly recommends itself unto our gentle sense.” - King Duncan (Act 1, Scene 6, Line 1-2) “... heaven’s breath smells wooingly here.” - Banquo (Act 1, Scene 6, Line 6-7) All of these lines compare Macbeth to something in nature. Lady Macbeth’s line says that Macbeth needs to look like a flower but really be a snake deep…

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  • I Juan De Pareja

    This was a life changing moment for Juan because all his life he was treated like dirt but now he is treated a little more like a human but he is still a slave or servant. One day juan decides to start to draw like his master but it is forbidden for slave to learn how to make art so he starts to steal some canvas and paint from his master to practice in secret. A couple years later the great Diego Velasquez is summoned by the king to paint portraits for him. This is a huge honor for his family…

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  • The Elephant And The Dove Analysis

    relationship of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is considered one of the most notable and controversial of modern times. This pair of brilliant and passionate artists can easily be considered to be a true power couple in the 20th century. Mexico 's most famous artists have certainly changed many people 's thoughts of their native home and together, Frida and Diego, have laid down a road for artists of the future to follow. It is their obvious differences that make them such a unique couple and…

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  • Vaudeville In Harlem

    Diego Rivera painted a mural in Mexico illustrating the history of the Mexican people. In 1936, the Great Depression was stalled and the Art project of eight African-American artists developed a cultural group to portray the history of black people in the United States in a Hospital in Harlem. Artist Charles Alston created the year before as part of the Works Progress Administration. Both artists Diego and Charles placed stressed on the influences of tribal cultures to medicine. However, in…

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  • What The Water Gave Me Analysis

    during her marriage to Diego Rivera, including one with Josephine Baker. The two had much in common: both Frida and Josephine were immensely talented at what they did, both were very passionate about political issues and social reforms, and both were very independent - Frida insisted on never accepting financial support from anyone, including her husband and Josephine was never afraid to leave a relationship/husband when she felt like her happiness and needs were not being fulfilled. Kahlo and…

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  • Frida Khalo Analysis

    self-portraits, which were from events in her life, from being tense, vibrant, lost and in love. Khalo married the artist Diego Rivera who is a communist. Then she exhibited her paintings in Mexico and Paris, before she died in 1954. From one of Khalos famous art pieces painted in 1939 was called, The Two Fridas (Las dos Fridas), which had a naïve style, and it was an oil painting. The art piece is known for symbolism and surrealism, the piece displays the two Frida’s holding hands and sharing a…

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  • St. Lidwina Patron Saint

    St. Lidwina St. Lidwina is the patron saint of ice skating, her feast day is April 14. She was born April 18, 1380 and she died April 14, 1433. Her parents were fairly poor and she grew up with eight brothers. I chose to research this saint because I love ice skating, I was very surprised and excited to find that there is actually a patron saint for my favorite sport. Although her story is different than most, she still shows a great example of trusting in God. Around the time she was 15,…

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  • Over The Rainbow By Alfred Arreguin Analysis

    The oil on canvas painting “Over the Rainbow” created by Alfredo Arreguin serves as a commentary on the visible and the hidden elements of one’s identity. Alfredo Arreguin’s painting “Over the Rainbow” greets you to your right as you enter the Mexican Museum of Art, located in San Francisco’s Fort Mason. The building of the museum is gargantuan, minimalistic and intimidating in its military presence. When you walk into the museum the room is suddenly very tiny and as you turn the corner of the…

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  • The Two Fridas Analysis

    The artwork was created by Frida Kahlo a Mexican painter most famously known for her self-portraits. The piece reflects Mexican culture. The audience would most likely be those who are interested in self reflection, since the artworks are known for the in depth portrayal of Kahlo herself and aspects of her life. The mode of display is an oil on canvas, with the setting of the piece currently located in the Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City. However the work itself portrays "The Two Fridas"…

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