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    Realism In Modern Art

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    the excerpt ‘The Origins of Painting and its Representational Value,’ Léger seeks to describe the concept of realism in modern art as well as answer the question most commonly associated with modern pictures: “What does that represent?” Léger develops his claims on modern art and his response to what he considers a nonsensical question by comparing a work of art’s imitative capabilities with its realistic value, defining as best he can the concept of pictorial realism, and by providing a history on revolutions of art that allowed for modern art’s evolution. The themes Léger discusses pertaining to modern art are depicted and supported in his paintings The Smokers and the Contrast of Forms. One of Léger’s early remarks insists upon the…

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    Modern Art Movement

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    During the movement of Modern art, it greatly reflected upon renaissance inspired academic art. It also embraced abstraction to realism, romanticism, and symbolism. Also, the effect of Impressionism developed during this time. Artists began to make art regarding people, places, or ideas that interested them. During this time, it was stressed that art mattered, to everyone. Everything about the art, how it was made, the subject matter and much more was so very important. Whereas the people…

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    Modern Art Essay

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    Modern art is complex, fluid, and constantly challenged when it comes to defining what makes it art. Modern art is made up of expressionism and Impressionism. It is comprised of Dada agricultural and industrial design as well as surrealism. Modern art can even be described as being site specific to a certain location or needing human interaction to be a finished piece. I define art as being anything an artist claims to be art, and I believe that anyone can call themselves an artist. An artist…

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    With all the museums and galleries to choose from, I chose, The Art Gallery of Ontario and the Museum of Modern Art. They have totally different designs in the way of navigation. The Art Gallery of Ontario has a navigation bar at the top which is quite standard these days for website design. The museum of Modern Art has a unique way of designing their website homepage as it has a navigation at the bottom of the website. With that said, The Art Gallery of Ontario has their main navigation easy…

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    In the mid-1800’s to the early 1900’s two artists are responsible for the modern art movement these two artists are Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet. These two artists have very distinct style of painting, however, they both helped to shape the direction of painting would go over the following century. Monet and Van Gogh painted their lives on a canvas and in their thoughts and words. Through both of the men’s paintings we can understand the struggle as artists during this time in history. The…

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    Modern Art Business Model

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    The Museum of Modern Art: Business Model Examination Report The Museum of Modern Art The Museum of Modern Art is a non-profit organization engaged in the business of acquisition and exhibition of modern art in various forms for children, adults, and other organizations. The museum was established in 1929 and is located in New York (Museum of Modern Art, 2016). Currently the museum contains, “almost 200,000 works from around the world spanning the last 150 years”, and it “includes an…

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    . Although theses three modern styles varied, the works involved all occupied a new and more complex space. Mel Gooding explains this as a ‘trend in modern art away from the representation of recognisable objects in pictorial space and towards presentation of a painting or sculpture as a real object in real space.’ Up until this time the pictorial space created in the art work aimed to create the illusion of a real pictorial space for the spectator. The technique of one point perspective which…

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    Modern Art Analysis

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    Merging the Traditional and the Modern Introduction Throughout the history of art, a variety of artists made contributions in expanding the definition of art. Some dedicated their energy in a restrained way as a personal practice, some devoted their energy into fiercely challenging the society’s current aesthetic conventions. The two artists I am going to discuss in this essay are Marcel Duchamp and Gerhard Richter. Even though they lived in different time periods, they are both influential to…

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    Art is one of the most basic forms of expression there is. It has stood the test of time for thousands and thousands of years. Why? With every passing generation, we see new, creative minds emerging, full of new ideas and concepts. The human brain will never stop developing original thoughts and new, inventive ways to do old tasks. As time passes and society begins to progress and develop new styles, so do artists. Thus, the opening of the Museum of Modern Art affected the United States by…

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    Art seems to be broad and confusing due to the countless styles of it. Looking back at art’s history, people were exposed to unique styles of individuals, landscapes or mythical beauty in artwork. There were many different types of impressions on life events or even emotions of the artists. Expression through art has gone on for many centuries. The question is, when did art begin to develop more in abstract? Who decides what art is? In most art museums and art textbooks, there is a transition on…

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