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  • Basquiat: Minimalism And The World Of Art

    [1] The year is 1976 and the world of art was reaching a point of stagnation. After a wave of postmodern art, the two art forms that had prevailed were conceptualism and minimalism. Art historian Jordana Saggese describes this era and notes that conceptualism focused on planning and placed little emphasis on the execution and minimalism produced art with minimal design put behind the work’s actual appearance (67). In a time where these ideals were king, many contemporary artists accepted the…

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  • Comparison Of The Birth Of Venus, And Michelangelo

    The scene of Renaissance art is not exactly how many paint it today. While during the fifteenth century Renaissance a plethora of art as well as artists were created, the concept of ‘artistry’ was completely foreign. Today, when we see Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus” and Michelangelo’s statue of David, we identify both as art and comparably we recognize the beauty of the art forms that they are. However, during the Renaissance, Botticelli, a painter, and Michelangelo, a sculptor, would have…

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  • Tadao Ando

    I. INTRODUCTION: Tadao Ando a Japanese Architect well known for his use of monochrome colors, raw materials, simple forms. Tadao Ando works reveal a dialogue with nature and tradition (culture); Shintai and space; and geometry. In addition to many other concept and sub-themes. Beside the present of Japanese traditional concept in his architecture, Ando was influence by Modern architecture (Louis Kahn and Le Corbusier) I will discuss in this paper the vision and concept that Ando‘s Architecture…

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  • Misunderstood Role Of Art In Education

    Numerous life lessons can be taught through artistic methods. For example, according to Elliot Eisner, there are many contributions that are derived directly from the arts. Eisner's first point in his article, "The Misunderstood Role of the Arts in Human Development," states that "not all problems have single, correct answers" (Eisner). Art is close to the only classroom in which teachers follow this. For math, spelling, writing, etc., students are taught that only one answer is correct, and…

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  • Thomas Vinterberg's Far From The Madding Crowd

    FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (AN ART FILM) An art film or art cinema is typically a serious, independent film aimed at a niche market rather than a mass market audience. It is intended to be a serious artistic work, which is experimental and not adhere to mass audience. They are made basically for aesthetic reasons than commercial profit, and contain exceptional or highly individualistic content. It includes, among other elements, a social realism style, an emphasizing on the passion of the…

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  • Still I Rise By Maya Angelou Analysis Essay

    One of the most important ways that poets get their point across is by using descriptive words to paint a picture to the audience. In Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise” each stanza contains imagery that lets the audience fully understand how Angelou feels about those who are trying to knock her down. Angelou addresses the hatred she has received and explains how she still continues to get back up. While Angelou’s poem is an encouraging message for everyone, each stanza looks specifically at the…

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  • Kew Gardens By Virginia Woolf

    Judd Ivy Judd Hensley Honours English/4th Period 26th January 2017 Kew Gardens by Virginia Woolf Summary The beginning of Kew Gardens starts off as a description of the garden. It puts a strong emphasis on the colors of the flower petals, leaves and the soil in the garden. The colors red, blue and yellow are repeated a great amount along with the shape of the flower?s leaves. Then introduces a snail, who is a recurring character throughout the story, as he moves slowly across the ground. The…

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  • Slow Down Freight Train Analysis

    The painting Slow Down Freight Train is a very unique piece both in its style and historical background. Rose Piper, the artist, was a semi-abstract expressionist who was best known for her artwork in the 40’s. Piper was one of only four African-American abstract painters to have a solo exhibit in New York. This showcase, which led to her fame, was a series entitled Blues and Negro Folk Songs and all included pieces were directly linked to blues music or musicians. Slow Down, Freight Train was…

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  • Nasreen Mohamedi Influences

    Nasreen Mohamedi lived a cosmopolitan life that brought inspiration to her work from many different places and cultures. Mohamedi was born in 1937 in Karachi, India, an area that would later become Pakistan. In the mid-forties the artist lived in Mumbai, before spending relocating to London and attending St. Martin 's School of the Arts, in London in the late fifties. The artist lived for a short time with her family in Bahrain, a small island country off the western shores of the Persian gulf.…

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  • 19th Century American Modernism

    Stendhal, Baudelaire justified the idea that ‘it was up to painting to fix this unrecognised modern beauty’. (Baudelaire. P. 24), which Gustave Courbet most markedly showed in his art. Art which…

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