Jan van Eyck

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  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Our Native Writers Poem Analysis

    While verse was economically marginal in the early nineteenth century, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) became the first American poet who could live off his royalties (Gioia 74). He was also the first poet of the New World to achieve an international fame; his reputation reached Europe and even Latin America (64). Devoted to the creation of a native literature, Longfellow committed himself to developing an American poetic diction. In “Our Native Writers” (1825), his graduation address,…

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  • Managing Total Compensation Case Study: So You Want To Lead An Orchestra

    Introduction This is the first Managing Total Compensation case study. The title of this case study is So You Want to Lead an Orchestra! This case study will seek to provide thorough answers to the following four questions: Describe the orchestra’s pay structure in terms of levels, differentials, and job- or person-based approach. Discuss what factors may explain the structure. Why does violinist I receive more than the oboist and trombonist? Why does the principal trumpet player earn…

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  • An Analysis Of Thomas Hart Benton's The Wreck Of The Ole 97

    Thomas Hart Benton painted The Wreck of the Ole 97 uses a variety of elements and principles to highlight the importance and the realism in his piece. Benton uses lines to create the train,the people, and the plants which are mostly made from irregular lines.Because he painted shapes with irregular lines the figures are not geometric but organic especially the people and plants. He does paint few regular lines like the track, the train and the wagon. The track is made from one geometric…

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  • Representation Of Women In George Bernard Shaw's Stigmalion And Pygmalion

    This play is one which has been adapted many times since its first performance in Vienna in 1913. From a musical version, to countless interpretations of the plot in movies and television shows, the story is one which is almost universally recognizable, if not necessarily in its original context. The aim of this production will be to stay true to the original play, while transferring it into a modern setting. This will highlight the many ways in which it is still thoroughly relevant to modern…

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  • Famous Paintings: The Potato Eaters By Vincent Van Gogh

    Vincent van Gogh painted over eight hundred paintings in less than ten years. He lived from 1853-1890 only spending the last ten years of his life painting. Gogh’s most commonly used style was impasto, thickly used oil paints on stretched canvases allowing the movement, and texture to be visually seen. Each one of his pieces of work had a unique meaning behind it. People believe after his father 's death Gogh’s art talents were unbound due to his technique, and talents changing miraculously. He…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night

    The Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) inspired by his Impressionist predecessors, cultivated a style that would be come to be known as Post-Impression. Van Gogh’s style expressed psychological and emotional responses to the surrounding world with an enhancing and expanding upon Impressionism. He used a brighter palette of colors with a looser brush stroke that left visual evidence of its action on the canvas. Historically, Van Gogh was known for having suffered from deep depression…

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  • Beethoven's Pathetique Analysis

    Beethoven was famous for a variety of different types of pieces during his life, so his piano sonatas turned out to be very influential pieces in the realm of classical music. Beethoven grew up in Bonn, Germany with an abusive alcoholic father and a mother that he loved dearly, but unfortunately died early in Beethoven’s life. Trying to escape from his father, Beethoven moved to Vienna, Austria to pursue performance and composition and learn from Haydn who lived in Eisenstadt. Because of this…

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  • 19th Century Election Strategies

    reason for economic collapse. The Whigs decide to do away with Henry Clay and promote Harrison. Similar to Jackson, Harrison was a war hero and was promoted for being a common man of the west. On the contrary, Van Buren was depicted as a wealthy snob who did not relate to the people. After Van Buren took office-succeeding Jackson, it did not take long for Whig supporters to promote Harrison 's campaign. They fueled off of democratic ignorance as a reported claimed that Harrison could be bought…

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  • Gustav Klimt's Hard Times Lead To Great Ends

    Hard Times Lead to Great Ends Gustav Klimt is an Austrian painter most famous for his oil gliding paintings like The Kiss in which he finished in 1908. The Kiss is composed of two lovers, kissing passionately while wrapped in a bright yellow, gold cloth together. Klimt was one of seven children born to his mother and father, Ernest and Anna Klimt. He came from an artistic background. His father was a gold engraver and his mother was a talented singer but never did anything about it.…

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  • Hunchback Of Notre Dame Analysis

    Reflection On march 10 in the PAC, at 7:00, I had the opportunity to be able to go and see The Hunchback of Notre Dame. It was a wonderful paly production, with some raunchy scenes, but, it was a very well orchestrated play, with well casted people and had very smooth transitions even though there wasn’t a curtain. The cast was huge, so great was need for voices that they had to hire a local choir to sing with them. The first scene is when you see the choir coming to and sing and take their…

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