History of painting

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  • Compare And Contrast Rosa Bonheur And Eriasson

    father personally started training Rosa when she was 13 years old. She started her artistic training by copying art pieces and paintings made by masters in the Louvre. By the age of 17, she was earning money with her copies from the Louvre in order to help with the family income. Once Bonheur started to develop her own unique style, she focused on her animalière styled paintings and sculptures. Because her family lived in a rural area surrounded by plains and wildlife, she was able to…

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  • Patti Warashina

    Patti Warashina is a Japanese-American ceramic sculptor whose body of work spans over four decades. Warashina is well known for her work with the human figure, influenced by Surrealism. However, a closer look at her work provides audiences with a narrative of self-inspiration and self-reflection that affirms Warashina’s own life and body. Her artwork is a “virtual diary” of the female body and in her pieces, she hopes to portray her fascination and interest in the eccentricities and…

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  • Analysis Of Voyaging Vietnam From Train: The Reunification Express

    Voyaging Vietnam via train: The 'Reunification Express' The Reunification Express runs from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City They sometimes it is known as the ‘Reunification Express’, the train that interfaces Hanoi in North-Vietnam to Ho Chi Minh City in the south. And it it’s indeed one of the best methods for getting to know Vietnam and one of the better train journeys you can make within the previous Indochina. Train Travel in Vietnam, a Seat or maybe a Berth? Taking the train in Vietnam…

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  • The Persistence Of Memory Surrealism Analysis

    influence (Bradley 74). Therefore, this directly connects the motif of death in "The Tell-Tale Heart" to Surrealism. In The Persistence of Memory the clocks not only illustrates the fragmentation of time, but also shows the motif of death. The painting shows ants on top of one of the clocks and the use of the ants shows how time is decaying. Furthermore, the decay of time shows impending death ("Salvador Dali Biography") The unrecognizable animal shows the motif of death because of the…

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  • Frida Khalo Analysis

    1907. She started painting after she was injured in a bus accident. She painted 143 paintings and 55 are self-portraits, which were from events in her life, from being tense, vibrant, lost and in love. Khalo married the artist Diego Rivera who is a communist. Then she exhibited her paintings in Mexico and Paris, before she died in 1954. From one of Khalos famous art pieces painted in 1939 was called, The Two Fridas (Las dos Fridas), which had a naïve style, and it was an oil painting. The art…

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  • Short Summary Of In Praise Of Shadows By Tanizaki

    Jun’ichirō Tanizaki's work, “In Praise of Shadows”, is an eloquent commentary on Japanese aesthetics. He describes the beauty in Japanese architecture, pottery, food, physical characteristics and many other details and traditions that shape his country. As the author was writing his book, Japan was beginning to adopt Western technology and values. He emphasizes the introduction of electric lights; how their harsh brightness clashed with the soft shadows and the elemental darkness that created…

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  • Superflat Aesthetic Analysis

    One feature that illustrations generally share, that paintings and drawings categorized by themselves don’t, is that illustrations are often made with the intent that they will be reproduced and distributed. Even before the process of digitally copying artwork became so much easier, Walter Benjamin theorized…

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  • Equestrian Portrait Of Charlemagne Analysis

    Pair Four: Senufo Equestrian, wood, (19 century) [Location: British Museum] and Equestrian Portrait of Charlemagne, bronze (9 century) [Location: Louvre, Paris] When art is from two different time period and two different cultures it is thought that the two pieces when compared would not have much in common. However, that is hardly ever the case; they can have similaries in meanings and cultural significance. With the help of the readings from “Icon” and “Art Through the Ages”, along with the…

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  • Jean Michel Basquiat Analysis

    Neo-Expressionist art is in the league of Picasso, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, and other innovative art legends. His character seduced and enamored those around him. He even befriended Madonna. An average painting is his lifetime went for $5000- $10,000 at the least and just recently his painting “Untitled” (a skull) painted in 1982 sold for $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction in May 2017; this is the 6th most expensive work ever sold at an auction. Only 10 other works have broken the $100…

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  • Jackson Pollock Cathedral Analysis

    Stylist Analysis Jackson Pollock the world renowned drip painter is often one of the artists that almost everyone knows on the spot. Cathedral, 1947 is a painting held in the Dallas Museum of Art and was created using enamel and aluminum paint on canvas. Measuring at a 71 1/2 x 35 1/16 inches, this is no small painting. Cathedral, is comprised of organic shapes rather than geometric. The entirety of the work is the product of paint dripping off of a paintbrush. This controlled chaos is…

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