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    Chemistry In The 1800's

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    become fascinated with science. The development of new technologies that will further the existence of mankind, has been the goal for many great scientists. Through centuries of experimenting, the mid-evil era of alchemy, and many years after, Chemistry became a topic of much importance. During the 1800’s, science had become one of the most rapidly growing fields as explanations for how things work, or the technological progression allowing us to discover more. Two scientists who were at the foremost end of chemistry advancement during the mid 1800’s were Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff. The two were research professors for the majority of their careers, working together to find some of the most influential…

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    Fear and Self-Loathing in Egon Schiele 's Work Egon Schiele was 20th century Austrian painter, known mostly for his erotic portraits of women and his tortured self-portraits, but he also did landscape painting and photography. It would be easy to assume that Egon Schiele was conceited and arrogant by looking at his self-portraits, because he would paint himself as a haloed visionary sent on earth to reveal the truth about sexuality (Izenberg 475) or draw erotic portraits of himself. It is,…

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    This essay convenes the work of two Austrian artists, Gustav Klimt and his former student Egon Schiele. Both twentieth century artists and both independent in their style, their work together embodies common idiosyncrasies. The two share many qualities in their work, especially a kind of anxiety. Although stylistically, Klimt 's work is formally ordered and decorative while Schiele 's work is unforgiving in its brutality. An example that displays this duality in their work and similar…

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    Klimt The Kiss Summary

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    The World in Love With a Golden Romance: Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss Gustav Klimt’s oil and gold leaf painting on canvas, The Kiss of 1908 is his interpretation of the society in which he found himself, views on religion, nature, and sex and love. The perfectly square painting’s foreground is a lush green mound covered in hundreds of small pink, gold, red, and purple flowers. The greenery extends over three-fourths of the painting. The middle ground hosts a couple, male and female, arms locked in a…

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    Egon Schiele's Early Life

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    Academy of Fine Arts At the age of 15 Schiele’s father passed away from syphilis and he became a ward for his maternal uncle, Leopold Czihaczec, who was a railway official just like Schiele’s father. Schiele’s Uncle wanted him to follow his footsteps and become a station master. even though his uncle was worried at his little interest in academics he a saw Schiele’s talent in art, and allowed him to have a tutor, artist Ludwig Karl Strauch. Academy of Fine Arts In 1906 Schiele applied at the…

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    Gender is a social and cultural conception of being male or female. The presentation of gender in art often depicts the divide between the social and sexual identification of being masculine and feminine. The roles of males and females have been contested throughout history and has been prominent subject of experimentation in the arts. Although contemporary artworks play a crucial role in advancing the equality of women in society, artworks, especially that of Gustav Klimt, in the past have…

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    Madelyn Emmett MUS 100 30 April 2017 Gustav Mahler Gustav Mahler was born on July 7th, 1860 in Bohemia, then a part of the Austrian Empire (citation). As a German-speaking Jewish man, Mahler came from very humble beginnings in a world where his very identity made him an outsider. After migrating with his family to the booming town of Iglau as an infant, Mahler was first acquainted with music through street tunes and the town’s military band, inspiring him to first play the piano as a mere…

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    Klimt was highly intrigued by the idea of erotica and sex, as the majority of his drawings were focused on females reclining and “entertaining herself”. It is not hard to see that, in the majority of his drawings and sketches, Klimt focused on one main subject matter: sex and the female form. Klimt made most of his money through painting portraits of the cultural elite in his time; the most famous was the portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer in 1907. Adele Bloch Bauer was the wife of a man who…

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    Matthew McGee Epistemology Final Paper Q1 Goodman 's “grue” example and Hempel’s Raven Paradox are very similar. The Raven Paradox posits that for any given object x, when we assert that it is neither black, nor a raven, we are confirming the hypothesis that “all non-black things are non-ravens” (pg, 70). From this we can also make the logically equivalent statement that “all ravens are black.” This is an unexpected conclusion according to Goodman. Furthermore, our statement about the…

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    Abstract—The idea of Riemann integration is now popular and very helpful in mathematics. In this paper we explore the background of mathematicians Henri Lebesgue, Peter Gustav Lejeune-Dirichlet and Bernhard Riemann. We discover some of their contributions to mathematics and how they all contributed to this famous concept of Riemann integration. Index Terms— Bernhard Riemann, Henri Lebesgue, Peter Gustav Lejeune-Dirichlet, Riemann integration I. INTRODUCTION Even though the idea of calculus…

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