Jan van Eyck

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    you know my first mate’s real name,” the Captain continued. “Most would simply refer to him as ‘The Strategist.’” ‘Cedric’ was hardly Caelan’s real name, but the statement was one she wouldn’t answer easily. She changed the subject. “And here I thought that if you actually caught me, you’d kill me on sight. How moralistic of you, Captain.” “Merely pestering my prey before the kill,” was his smirking reply. His steps were unhurried and leisure as though striding towards a meek slave girl, not an…

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    The Renaissance period became one of the most influential and interesting periods of history. The North Renaissance primary statement conveyed a “religious change” (Fiero). Music, art, and literature began to gain notability and develop a uniqueness in its own right in the North Renaissance period. The ones who influenced music, art, and literature in this period established themselves as trail blazers for the North Renaissance era. Many musical composers joined the “civic, religious, and…

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    When Grant Wood painted Spring Turning in 1936, he was influenced largely by renaissance painters, such as Jan Van Eyck. He borrowed their technique in regards to attention to detail and making something with strange, distorted shapes feel hyper-realistic. When Aaron Bohrod painted Hilltop Farm, Lodi, Wisconsin in 1950, he was being taught by John Sloan. This teacher encouraged a more expressionistic approach to painting. Bohrod applied this philosophy to his work by using his paint to sketch…

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    Painting Analysis Essay

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    Painting analysis is enabled through various technical photographic examinations. There are a range of methods used to investigate different aspects of an easel painting including methods for investigating the materials and techniques used to make paintings. A study of the painting as a physical object involves looking at the work out of its frame through the complete depth- from its support to the paint surface. The surface is examined using light microscopy, X radiography, reflected Infra-red…

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    The Life Of Audrey Hepburn

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    and determination for her future. Hepburn was brought into the world on May 4, 1929, in Brussels, Belgium. She was born from a Dutch mother, Ella Van Heemstra, and a British father, Joseph Hepburn-Ruston(timeline). A major event going on when she was growing up was World War Two. The war lasted for six years taking millions of lives(Ivana Lopez). Ella Van Heemstra, The Baroness, was born in a…

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    Dirk Bouts Influence

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    Dirk Bouts was a Northern Renaissance and Early Netherlandish painter. He was greatly influenced by Jan van Eyck and Rogier van der Weyden. He was known for his devotional panels and portraits and most of his paintings had to do with Biblical concepts. He lived during a time in history when the middle ages ended and the renaissance began. His painting, Moses before the burning bush, with Moses removing his shoes, is a beautiful rendering of the scene when Moses first beholds the presence of God,…

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    such as the concerto, sonata and the symphony, these new styles were created to dazzle and impress the audience. The Classical Era was dominated by the unbelievable talents of three composers. Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven, each composer influenced the world of music for generations to come. The Classical period was a time where the most important stylistic advances…

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    after hearing a landlady say, "It is the eve of St. George 's Day. Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway?” (4). All of the characters including Jonathon and Mina Harker, Dr. Van Helsing, Arthur Holmwood, John Seward, Lucy Westenra, and Quincey Morris play a crucial role in the taking down of Count Dracula and while most characters were capable of redeeming themselves after the battle others were sacrificed to no…

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    When I received this assignment I automatically knew that I would choose between Ludwig Van Beethoven or Johann Sebastian Bch. Both very great composer with very great works of music, but my composer of choice is going to be Ludwig Van Beethoven. Beethoven’s piece of music composed that I choose as well is The Symphony No. 5 in C Minor. Ludwig Van Beethoven was born in Bonn, the Capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire. Still to this day there is uncertainty of the…

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    To attract and keep the attention of the audience in a genre as stale and traditional as still life painting can be a difficult task, but many painters have risen to the challenge in the hundreds of years since its invention. These methods are numerous and involve the exploration of tensions such as those that exist between abstraction and representation, or moralizing versus hedonistic. Considered one of the lowest types of art by the French Academy, Still Life with a Bottle of Rum, Shoes, and…

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