Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

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  • Pablo Picasso's Impact On The World

    Pablo Picasso is probably the most important figure of 20th century, in terms of art, and art movements that occurred over this period. Before the age of 50, the Spanish born artist had become the most well known name in modern art, with the most distinct style and eye for artistic creation. There had been no other artists, prior to Picasso, who had such an impact on the art world, or had a mass following of fans and critics alike, as he did. Although his art career spanned over a 7 decade…

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  • Pablo Picasso's Cubism: Visual Art Style

    Cubism In the beginning of the 20th century, a visual art style , was created called Cubism. It was unlikely than others because they brought different views of subjects together in the same painting using angles, lines, and shapes. It was created by the French painter Georges Braque and the Spanish painter Pablo Picasso. Cubism comes from the word "cubes" that was given by Vauxcelles after he had seen the landscapes of Braque. Cubism was really popular after…

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  • Art And Craft Of The Machine Analysis

    Art and Craft of the Machine- Frank Lloyd Wright The key aspect discussed by Frank Lloyd Wright in ‘The Art and Craft of the Machine' is 'the machine' in which he stresses that ‘in the machine lies the only future of Arts and Crafts’. During the time, 1901, Wright wrote the visionary article, expressing his philosophy on 'the machine', how it can be used, studying the misuse of ‘the machine' in architecture and art; supporting his points with historical events and art movements. Wright's report…

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  • Miramar Hotel: A Criticism Of Postmodernism

    Postmodernism is a late-20th-century movement in the arts, architecture, and criticism that was a departure from modernism. Postmodernism was a movement in architecture that rejected the functionalist, modernist ideals of rationality and also used to describe a dissatisfaction with modern architecture. Postmodernism is characterized by the return of ornament and symbol to form. The aims of the postmodernism was look back to the past for inspiration of history and tradition, ideas of…

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  • Tadao Ando

    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 was built upon. II. The process of Ando's architecture Tadao ando is a self-taught architect. He was born and grow n in Osaka Hanshin area, Japan. Hansin…

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  • Existential And Embodied Wisdom In Architecture

    A Finnish architect, became a Phenomenologist in 1957 when he was inspired by one of his mentor, Professor Aulis Blomstedt. A quote from the man, Juhani Pallasmaa, Buildings are not abstract, meaningless construction, or aesthetic compositions, they are extensions and shelters of our bodies, memories, identities and minds. Consequently, architecture arises from existentially true confrontations, experiences, recollections and aspirations (The Thinking Hand. Existential and embodied wisdom in…

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  • Le Corbusier's Work

    Looking at the life and work of Le Corbusier. What events took place in his lifetime, what circumstances made him who he was. To understand Le Corbusier’s Philosophy in his work and life. Research: Looking at the many works of Le Corbusier. To see what they show what influenced him to make it. It will also show the philosophy of how Le Corbusier composed his work of “Arts” (Siedsma, n.d.) Abstract Composition Completion: 1927 Style: Cubism Genre: Abstract Painting Le Corbusier learnt the…

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  • The Medhurst House

    The Cape Schanck House is like a box kite flying high above Bass Strait, twisting around its long axis as it dives into the top of the dunes. The Medhurst House is a glazed pavilion floating in Miesian serenity above serried rows of vines. In contrast to these ancient earthbound types, the Cape Schanck and Medhurst houses are based on a typology that defies architectural tradition and history. Rather than grounded, they appear airborne. The Cape Schanck House is a black elongated rectilinear…

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  • Architecture In Cedric Price's The Invisible Sandwich

    the analysis should focus on the objects in isolation. Even though Rowe discovers many parallels between Palladio’s work and Le Corbusier’s, he does mention the justifications for the geometric forms differ for the two architects. Correspondingly, Rowe collocates the two rationales; “Palladio is concerned with the logical disposition of motifs dogmatically accepted… while Le Corbusier… contrasts the new system with the old and is a little more comprehensive” (Rowe, 4). Based on this…

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  • The Lesbian Undertones Of Les Diaboliques: Film Analysis

    The Lesbian Undertones of Les Diaboliques In 1955, Henri Clouzot directed the famous noir thriller Les Diaboliques based off the book by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac. The original story from the book, the characters, who would be equivalent to Nicole and Christina in the film, were a lesbian couple. In the movie, Clouzot tries to heteronormalize the plot by doing away with the lesbian couple. However, Clouzot does not do a good enough job to completely get rid of the homosexual undertones…

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