History of painting

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  • Art And Social Engagement: Personal Statement

    asks me what have motivated my life, my answer would be this: “The two gears that have been driving my life are art and social engagement.” Since childhood, I have experienced various genres of art, covering classical music, traditional Korean painting, and creative writing. With all these experiences, I fell in love with art, more specifically with the delights generated from expressing my imaginations and communicating others with the language of beauty. In the mean time, I have had…

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  • Bed Room Bed

    A fine art, as suggested by the name is the purest form of art. It’s an expression of oneself presented in term of aesthetics and design principles. It can refer to anything made by someone considered an artist, yet the definition of an artist has evolved over time and varies based on context. In Ancient Greece, the term for art was "techne," though that word did not peg art in the modern sense and was instead applied to human activities, especially handicrafts and technical work. The most…

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  • Similarities Between The Middle And Early Middle Ages

    of European history that took place from the 5th century to the 10th century, and the Late Middle Ages took place from the 10th century to the mid 14th century. The Early and Late Middle Ages were very different but a little similar in the senses of art, architecture, religion, politics, education and literature. Art and architecture had similar and different aspects in The Middle Ages. Art was similar in terms of what was used and created. For example, there were sculptures, paintings,…

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  • White Temple Vs Ziggurat

    What is Art History? According to many dictionaries, Art history is the study of objects of art in their historical development and stylistic contexts, i.e. genre, design, format, and style. This includes the "major" arts of painting, sculpture, and architecture as well as the "minor" arts of ceramics, furniture, and other decorative objects. Art history is a big book that is hard to talk about in single pages. Here is a research paper comparing between the White Temple and ziggurat, Uruk and…

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  • Les Demoiselles D Avignon Analysis

    Duchamp ‘Fountain’ E. Kuenzli, Rudolf & M. Naumann, Francis “Marcel Duchamp: Artist of the Century” Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain: Its History and Aesthetics in the Context of 1917-William A. Camfield (1996): 64-90. William A. Camfield writes about Marcel Duchamp’s ‘Fountain’ as one of the most famous and equally infamous objects in the history of modern art. He goes over the history of ‘Fountain’ in high detail and answers all the questions surrounding this work. He mentions how people denied that…

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  • Mark Rothko's Success And Reputation

    Throughout the course of history, some artists of various disciplines were able to attain significant fame and success. While their road to fame could be attributed to their artistic talent in general, often times, there are outside factors that heavily influences the success and reputation of artists. Mark Rothko, an Abstract Expressionist painter, is an example of an artist who achieved success and reputation from outside factors. Although his talent in regards to his artistic technique is…

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  • Analysis Of The Painter Of Modern Life By Charles Baudelaire

    In “The Painter of Modern Life,” Charles Baudelaire gives his definition and explanation about the true beauty of art. In the first section “Beauty, Fashion, and Happiness,” Baudelaire shows his concern about the “present” in the painting because he thought that the beauty of the art is “its essential quality of being present” (p.1). In the following passage, Baudelaire uses a lot of words to praise a man named as “Monsieur G” in the essay. He describes Monsieur G, just like the title of this…

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  • Tolstoy And Sennett's Different Philosophies Of Life And Art

    The authors mentioned above have different philosophies about life and art. They are fundamentally different, yet there are particular common themes found throughout some of the texts by these authors. Each author needs to believe, first and foremost, in humanity's ability to create art, to experience art, and to react towards art. They need to adopt the mentality that art is intended to be public and thus must be able to provoke a reaction, and the reactions made by the public create…

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  • Sarah Lewis We Really Need Artists Analysis

    Lewis, Sarah, and Katherine Anne Ackley. “Scientists Aren't the Only Innovators: We Really Need Artists.” Perspectives on contemporary issues: readings across the disciplines, Eighth ed., Cengage Learning, Boston, 2018, pp. 197–200. Author Sarah Lewis states her opinion that artists are very necessary in today's world. Starting out, Lewis gives her audience background to her viewpoints. Lewis explains a personal experience in which she came to understand the common misconceptions about art and…

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  • Impressionism And Symbolism In Art

    imagination, fantasy, dreams and visions were given form. In painting, the symbolism could be considered a revival of some mystical tendencies presented in the Romantic Tradition, and sometimes it was confused with the decadent movement. The symbols used in the paintings were not common symbols, easy to recognize, but deeply personal, private, obscure…

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