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    Born on March 20, 1828, in Skien, Norway, was Henrik Ibsen. Ibsen was the oldest out of his five siblings. Ibsen’s father, Knud, was a successful merchant. His Mother, Marichen, painted, played the piano and loved to go the theater. Ibsen gather his interest in becoming an artist, just like his mother. At the age of eight Ibsen and his family moved to rundown farm, because of financial issues that brought his family to poverty. At the age of fifteen, Ibsen dropped out of school and went to work. He earned a job as an apprentice in an apothecary in Grimstad, in which he worked there for six years. In 1849 Ibsen wrote his first play, “Catilina”, modeled after one of his great influence, William Shakespeare. The following year he moved to Christiana, to prepare for university examinations. Ibsen met friends, other writers and artists. One of his friends helped him publish his first play “Catilina”, but failed to get notice. A year later, Ibsen met violinist and theater manager Ole Bull. Bull offered him a job as writer and manager for the Norwegian theater in Bergen. This experience gave Ibsen practice to become a better and exceptional writer. Despite the negative comments and opinions towards Ibsen management of the theater, he squeezed through and wrote “Love’s Comedy”. He left Norway in 1862, and settled in Italy for a while. During in Italy, he wrote “Brand”, a five-act tragedy, in 1865. In 1867, Ibsen created his masterpiece “Peer Gynt”. In 1868 he moved to Germany,…

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    Laura Wade’s play, Posh, and, Kate Chopin’s novel, The Awakening are both about the lives of privileged people and are both written by women. Posh, a fairly recent play, is about a fictional dinning club at Oxford University, Riot Club, consisting of ten males members from upper classes. The Awakening written during the Victorian era, on the other hand, is the story of Edna Pontellier, a woman who frees herself from the husband and society’s expectations. Laura Wade’s Posh and Kate Chopin’s…

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    period in general, as well as the composer Edvard Greig and his piece: In the Hall of the Mountain King. Later on this essay will be critically analysing: 1. The Romantic period and its styles of music. 2. The importance of Romanticism in the history of music 3. Discussing the Inquiry Questions (factual, debatable, conceptual concepts) 4. The introduction of the musician I have chosen and why 5. My chosen piece using specific music vocabulary (referring to YouTube presentation, and vocabulary…

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    The first feature that ties some of these songs together is the period they were produced. Many of these composer lived during the romantic period, such as Felix Mendelssohn, Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns, and Edvard Grieg, accordingly, their music possessed the traits that defined the romantic period. As has been discussed in class, Grieg bases his “Morning Mood” on the Norwegian folk tune, creating a sense of nationalism in the process. While Mendelssohn’s “Symphony No. 5” contains a variation…

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    others. These features create relationships between the observer and between physical pieces of the work. This ability is used to manipulate the sight of the viewer. As said by Edgar Degas “Art is not what you see but what you make others see.” The intended outcome or reaction isn’t always what’s received. In many instances the improper use of mixed media can generate a unhappy emotion; an unpleasant mix. Using mixed medias in a balanced way helps to level this out, creating the feeling of joy…

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    Edvard Mut Research Paper

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    Darian Kayser ARTH110 February 9, 2015 Edvard Munch Edvard Much was born December 12, 1863 the 2nd out of five children. His mother died 5 years after he was born and that was the start of the many tragedies to come to his family. His sister also died from the same disease his mother passed from tuberculosis. His other sister suffered from a mental illness disease, and his other brother died at thirty from pneumonia. In 1879 Edvard attended a technical college for engineering but stop…

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    His iconic painting “The Scream” (Image 1) with its exaggerated colors and distorted shapes amplify anxiety and alienation and is the perfect example of Expressionist art. Munch in his tormented “scream” is reacting to the anxieties associated with the modern changing world. In true Expressionist style the elements are exaggerated, distorted, vivid and jarring. The palette is limited and Munch uses intense colour with agitated brushstrokes. Munch’s inner emotional turmoil is conveyed by the…

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    Edvard Munch

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    Edvard Munch who was born 1863 in Löten, Norway, the second child of five children. In 1864, Edvard moved to the city of Oso, with his other four siblings and mother. Where his mother died four years later after from tuberculosis and his sister died from the same thing in 1877 at the age of fifteen. His father Christian became emotional over the time when he starts to suffer from an agitated depression. Then more familial tragedies started to happen, one his sister spent most of her life in an…

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    Vincent Van Gogh and Edvard Much paintings stand the test of time. Foraging new ideologies for our society and culture. Flowing and spiraling through the abysses of Van Gogh's and Munch's minds throws their emotional thoughts into the forms of paintings. Van Gogh is a Post-Impressionist artist meaning “he was drawn to bright colors and visible, distinctive brushstrokes” (Adams 789), with this in mind, the oil painting Starry Night was born. Stemming from this period was the emotional…

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    How To Read The Scream

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    “The Scream” The painting entitled “The Scream” was painted by the artist, Edvard Munch. The original piece was painted on a cardboard surface using pastels in 1893. The painting is abstract and uses vibrant colors to portray a man screaming while standing on a wooden structure with two mysterious figures following him. While observing the artwork, I noticed that the man is staring behind him and might even think that he is being followed, which could be the potential reason for the…

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