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  • Philadelphia Art Museum Essay

    back”. The statue demonstrated a mother, perhaps on her way to the market carrying a child nestled against her back inside a traditional shawl. The statue was carved in 1933 by Mexican artist Mardonio Magana. This section included famous painter like Frida Kahlo, Zapata, Angel Zarraga and Roberto Montenegro. During my visitation this room/ gallery display was the most fullest of all. As I walk around each piece of art I realized this exhibition was one of the most popular…

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  • Genetic Identity

    character of a particular person or thing that distinguishes them from others of the same kind.” Professional sociologists have long debated the power of environment in shaping identity, thus playing a role in the individual’s world view and responses. Frida Kahlo visually represented the influence of the environment on the individual in her painting, Self Portrait Between the Borderline of Mexico and the United States, 1932, depicting the vast differences between Mexico and the United States,…

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  • I Am Too Far North Essay

    my life. Fortunately, I have been blessed with two loving parents who taught me to love my roots and not to be ashamed of whom I am. My parents have taught me about cultural icons such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes & Frida Kahlo. However, during these passed two years police brutality, racial tension, and gender issues have been hot topics in the media. Being a Massachusetts resident, I have always been taught that I am “too far north” for racism or sexism to…

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  • 15 Steps To Become Self Reliant Analysis

    did the best you can. It might look like nothing special to others but its special to you. That is why you should other peoples work because they try to their best as well. (Frida Kahlo) When you put your heart into your work you feel happy because it’s something you created and that is means something special to you. Frida Kahlo was a famous painter who loved her work because she painted many self-portraits to express the way she…

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  • A Christmas Carol Essay

    A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol is a wonderful play. It was worth doing, because it had amazing characters that made the play real. A Christmas Carol play was directed by Henry Wishcamper. The directed had worked hard to make this play so perfect and interesting to watch. I understood everything that director wanted to say. This play is old, but every new director wants to make it classical, and also add something unique to it. This director didn’t change the play, but he made it so…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh's Self Portrait With A Bandaged Ear

    ‘I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best’; This quote by Mexican surrealist Frida Kahlo expresses the importance of the ‘self portrait’ and how critical they are to understanding an artist. They are the form in which many artists have come to be remembered, offering insights into their lives, surroundings, and even their state of mind. Self portraits have been used throughout time to advertise artistic skills, to practise craft, to explore their inner…

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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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  • What Was The Elimination Of Revolitionary Left Movement?

    * Used the means of terror and fear to eliminate opposition and gain information * A Gestapo-type police force (Kornbluh 158) * Intended to centralise both the gathering of intelligence and dispensing of repression (Kornbluh 158) * Aimed to eliminate opposition of all kinds (civilian dissent, political opposition, and international opposition, and internal opposition within the military government) (Kornbluh 159) Projects and measures carried out by the DINA * 13,500 were…

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  • Analysis Of Sigmund Freud's Psychodynamic Approach

    accurate interpretation with full respect of creator’s mind rather expands, explores the art. It explores the footnote the artist leaves behind in form of signs and symbols even when the painting do not carry any idea, subject or concept (for instance, Frida Kahlo’s…

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  • Cultural Identity In Two Kinds By Amy Tan

    Nobody can deny the fact that culture generally mandates your views, perceptions, and ideas about the world and its qualities. However, while this may hold true, there are factors that can easily disregard and usurp culture from fully monopolizing one’s mindset. For example, Thomas Jefferson high school is a huge blend of cultural groups. There is little to no disparity, and all are seen unique, yet still the same as their peers. One’s experiences and culture both partially, whether equally or…

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