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    and some help from her people. Madonna wasn’t just a singer she was also a songwriter, actor, and businesswomen. Madonna had raised six children, she even adopted children out of the six. Madonna’s music had a little pop, dance, and electric rock into it. On August 16, 1958 Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone was born in Bay City Michigan, but raised in Detroit suburbs of Pontiac and Avon Township (wiki/Madonna_entertainer). Madonna was born into a catholic family her father's name is Silvio Anthony “Tony” Ciccone and her mother’s name is Madonna Louise-Fortin (Wiki/Madonna_entertainer). Madonna and her mom had the same name, family members called Madonna “Little Nori” (wiki/Madonna_entertainer). As Madonna was growing up she had 7 siblings. 1963 of December it was a hard time for Madonna and her family, On the first of December 1963 Madonna's…

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    Domenic Ghirlandaio’s Madonna and Child of 1470-75 is a tempera half-length portrait that shared characteristics of paintings commonly displayed in Florentine homes. The painting depicts the Virgin Mary calmly glancing in a downward direction towards her young son, Jesus Christ, who is sitting on her right knee as he uses his head and arm to gesture in an outwards direction. While the Madonna and Child was a central icon in European history, Ghirlandaio’s portrayal nods to both the secular and…

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    1, February 25, 2016 “Gazing Eyes: The Madonna and Child Enthroned with Four Angels” The Madonna and Child Enthroned with Four Angels, painted by Giovanni Martino Spanzotti is a piece of artwork that has directional lines, implied lines, balance, and one point linear perspective woven within the strokes to provide meaning to the viewers, while implying the importance of the child present. The painting uses these techniques to provide the viewers with an understanding while just gazing at…

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    The Black Madonnas of Europe The Mother Mary is an image of purity and beauty. She is an aspiration for women all around the world. As the Mother of Christ, she sacrificed in order to do the will of God, but today’s ideals have influenced people into thinking that the angelic nature of the Mother Mary must mean that she was white, and therefore, Christ was white. Just recently have the Black Madonnas of Europe became a large controversy. Racism has caused a stir in all aspects of society. …

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    In “The Semiotics of Performance and Success in Madonna,” Jose I. Prieto-Arranz takes a close examination at the nature and result of Madonna’s controversial career by giving the reader some insight into her life as a musical diva, discussing the themes that make the foundation of her music ambiguous, and the effect of her iconicity on the world. Prieto-Arranz’s introductory paragraph aptly sums up the tone of the article by asserting, “Madonna is a household name for the parents and even…

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    The following is a compare and contrast of L Raphael's Madonna of the meadow and Robert Campin's Merode Altarpiece. Madonna of the Meadow was painted by L Raphael in 1505. This time period is known as the Italian Renaissance. The painting was oil on panel. The medium used (oil) allowed the painter to make very realistic shades and colors. The figures and landscape in the painting also looked very fluid and real due to the use of the oil paint. The painting contains the Virgin Mary, the baby…

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    Krik Krakkok Analysis

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    Sometimes, people can’t picture how poor life can be for others. Where is the hope? Suzette in New York Day women describes one aspect of life in Haiti as “In Haiti when you get hit by a car, the owner of the car gets out and kicks you for getting blood on his bumper” (Page 128). In the novel Krik? Krak!, Danticat is trying to send the message that when humans are abused, killed, and have such a poor quality of life, they find hope in symbols, superstitions, and future generations. Abuse and…

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    Throughout her career, the pop icon known as Madonna has been both widely influential and wildly controversial. Since her beginnings in the music industry, she has consistently made headlines, drawing the admiration of her most dedicated fans and the attention of curious onlookers. Lucy O’Brien’s book, titled “Madonna: Like an Icon” is an attempt at chronicling the pop singer’s life thus far in a “definitive biography”. This book is an in depth and interesting read on the reasoning and…

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    Madonna is a name popular and well known across a wide variety of generations. Throughout the years, she has not only expanded her talent by branching off into other areas of the music industry, but also by trying her foot in acting. Madonna’s career was a long time in the making, with a large pay off. However, her music, videos and fashions tended to create controversy around the world. She has left an everlasting impact on the music industry for further generations to enjoy. Madonna’s full…

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    Thesis: Early Northern Renaissance and later Northern Renaissance differences are subtle, but can be observed through the layers of symbolism and emphasis on particular ascetics of a piece. Throughout the all of Europe, depictions of the Virgin and Child was a common motif among artists. This essay will be exploring the similarities and the differences of the symbolism these two artists and the exact same subject. Acting as the focal point of my thesis is Jacque Bellange’s etching Madonna with…

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