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    Jasper Johns Flag

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    particular artists featured. One specific work, placed right at the beginning of the exhibit, was by artist Jasper Johns called Flag. Flag is a piece associated with Johns’ theme of repetition in his artworks as well as influenced by personal and historical contexts. Flag was made between 1954-55 with encaustic, oil, and collage on fabric mounted on plywood in three panels. The formal aspects combined created a flag with red, white, and blue which are the symbolic colors of American culture. The flag contains forty-eight stars and thirteen stripes, as well as old newspapers, collaged underneath paint and this creates a thick and gloppy texture. The composition appears messy, and it is not colored perfectly because under layers of the collage can be seen where the paint did not cover. Flag was not the only work Jasper Johns’ created on the subject matter of the American Flag; he has constructed a number of different flag works, including Flag (Moratorium) from 1969, Flags II from 1973, and Flags from 1973. These works show that the theme of the American Flag has shown to be of some importance for Johns, especially for him to keep repeating it…

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    Andy Warhol was notable as a gay man who lived openly before the gay liberation. He was born on August 6th, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Warhol was an American artist influenced by several other artists. Some artists would be Jean-Michel Basquiat, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns and Truman Capote. He was mostly known for his famous pop art but also did printmaking, painting, cinema, and photography. One of the nicknames that were given to him was “The Pope of Pop”. Some of his most famous…

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    Pop Art Analysis

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    Pop art is an artistic technique that portrays to a viewer a sense of being in a particular era (Osterwold, 6). This is due to the inspiration that the artists drew from popular culture. In order to evaluate this artistic movement it will be necessary to first look at the pre-pop era. This era occurred during the 1950s. During this time, two prominent artists, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, stepped outside the dominant technique of abstract expressionism. Both of them drew inspiration…

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    Robert Rauschenberg was a remarkable contemporary artist whose art style makes the name “Andy Warhol” and the like come to mind, developing artwork at similar time frames and sharing similar techniques. Unlike traditional popular culture artists, Rauschenberg created prints with a hybrid technique of photography, printmaking, and papermaking. He refers to his artwork as combines, because of the three dimensional effect observed when viewing these unique prints. Rauschenberg is classified mainly…

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    David Graeber Debt Summary

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    Money became a sort of standard used to measure or compare debts but also a mean settle them. This is how I 'd like to introduce the so-called Axial Age. Graeber uses this name given by the German philosopher Karl Jaspers to the period between 800 BC and 600 AD that was marked by strong changes in most societies. Coinage became an enduring and efficient method until war times, money as coinage became a very useful and widespread tool to pay soldiers on far away campaigns, thus eliminating the…

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    world. Author John David Ebert, stated that in Van Gogh’s, Cafe Terrace at Night, 1888, the abstraction of the scene of a cafe terrace at night, represents the formation of hyper dimensional object; where the objects are not based on realistic space of time, but on other dimensions of possibilities. I believe that artworks speak a language, that can explain emotions and phenomenas, more than writing can express. Robert Rauschenberg’s choice of media for Skyway 1964 is oil paint on canvas, and…

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    Ecotourism In Chaimonix

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    This would promote ecotourism which has been successfully completed in Jasper national park located in Canada’s Rocky Mountains. The National Park Consists of over 11 000 square kilometers largely protected from by Canada’s Federal Government. The National Park Act protects and strictly regulates development to protect Canada’s wildlife. In Jasper only 3% of the land has been developed. Amongst the Development are the town of Jasper, and the Marmot Basin ski area. The advantage of this proposal…

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    or large. At the Boys and Girls club I was thought varies ways to overcome my anxiety, things like: hosting events (MC) and even talking in front of small audience. As of right now I am very proud to say I no longer have stage fright. I am proud to say that I host (MC) all the events that is going on at the Florence Degeorge Boys and Girl Club. There was a boy name John, who was very timid to the point he was afraid of interacting with the other kids around him. I took the…

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    It is seen when Mary and Elizabeth are visited by the angels. Also when the angels visit the shepherds in the fields, then again at the temple with Simeon and Anna, and at the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist when the heavens open and the Holy Spirit descended in the body and God speaks saying that Jesus is his son. Then at the Transfiguration of Jesus he takes Peter, John, and James to witness on the mountain as he and the two men, Moses and Elijah, who appeared in glorious splendor, are…

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    Medieval Vs Renaissance

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    that lasted for a thousand years starting sometime the fifth and officially ending all the way in the fifteenth century. This period in time is mostly characterized in modern day by subjects such as the black plague, the hundred years war, tales of brave knights, rigid class systems and heavy religious influences. As the fourteenth century came about there began to be a gradual transition into what would be known as the Renaissance period, which greatly differed from the Middle Ages. It is in…

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