History of painting

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  • Meaning Of Art In America

    Graceshous Shearon For me, when things stopped being considered as art, is pretty much sprinkled throughout most of America’s art history and it is sadly at the end of European’s art history. So, for both America and Europe there was not a long period where things did not seem like art. For America, it was more a sprinkling of finding a sort of identity through the wreckage and for Europe it was more for a rebellion and change of heart after the war. I do not think it ever stopped not being art…

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  • Essay On Abstract Expressionism

    Expressionism was also known as Action Painting; the blobs, drips, and whorls that expressed their process of painting was what they saw as the essence of art. These young American artists were redefining art and revolutionizing the aesthetic…

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  • The Shadows Of The Silhouettes Analysis

    manifest or communicate emotions. The artist through his work can reflect hatred, abuse, love, happiness, peace, and many other feelings that can be reflected in a painting. Where its creator with his work, transmit to the audience a hidden message to interpret or decode. Have you ever imagined the world without art? Throughout history, there have been excellent artists who with their work have touched the hearts of many people and made them reflect. Many of the artworks have shown the world the…

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  • Impressionist Art Movement

    during the beginning of the 1900s. This was a time of emotional and spiritual vision of the world through paintings. Toward the end of the era came cubism, also around the early 1900s. Cubism is known as the first abstract style of modern art. At the turn of the 20th century, art movements such as impressionism, expressionism, and cubism reflected the history and culture of Europe through the paintings of nature and modern life. The…

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  • Modern Art Analysis

    Merging the Traditional and the Modern Introduction Throughout the history of art, a variety of artists made contributions in expanding the definition of art. Some dedicated their energy in a restrained way as a personal practice, some devoted their energy into fiercely challenging the society’s current aesthetic conventions. The two artists I am going to discuss in this essay are Marcel Duchamp and Gerhard Richter. Even though they lived in different time periods, they are both influential to…

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  • The Elephant And The Dove Analysis

    The Elephant and the Dove The 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…

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  • Stag Night At Sharkeys Analysis

    any other artwork at the time, this specific painting became known as a reputable piece because of the artist’s ability to capture a specific moment in time, lasting merely a second, and turn it into a magnificent work of art. Through the use of color, detailing, and viewpoint, Bellows was able to create a painting that depicts the unique, roaring atmosphere of a vigorous prize fighting match. The use of distinctive elements and details within the painting illustrates the emotion and tone the…

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  • Oath Of Horatii Analysis

    Jacques-Louis David’s The Oath of the Horatii and Benjamin West’s Death of General Wolfe (1770) are both examples of history paintings that depict a historic scene with similar traditional composition techniques. However, the styles and specific subject matter differ and reflect on the location and intentions of the artists. David’s painting, made in the Neoclassical period in France and was a royal commission that required him to paint something that depicted loyalty towards the republic.…

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  • Pablo Picasso's Cubism: Visual Art Style

    Cubism In the beginning of the 20th century, a visual art style , was created called Cubism. It was unlikely than others because they brought different views of subjects together in the same painting using angles, lines, and shapes. It was created by the French painter Georges Braque and the Spanish painter Pablo Picasso. Cubism comes from the word "cubes" that was given by Vauxcelles after he had seen the landscapes of Braque. Cubism was really popular after…

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  • The Modern Art Movement: The Classical Realism Movement

    movement in art since it excluded many literature and other forms of traditional art. The classical realism work was drawn from the ideas of contemporary arts such as western, beauty, and antique models. Also, numerous of the works were subjected from history, legend and mythology beliefs. Many of the modern subjects were drawn from everyday lives to explain universal politics as a result of human nature. The political, social, economic and cultural aspects were designed on how life was during…

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