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  • The Fox In The Museum Of Art

    While art in general or attending art museums doesn’t really interest me, especially having to attend on my much needed day of rest from work and school. For my creative personal response paper, I chose to attend the Dallas Museum of Art this past Sunday. I came across numerous works of art. From paintings to sculptures, and drawings. Most of everything I came across in my opinion, were meaningless. Mostly because I could not decipher what the artist is portraying or the message behind it, while others were just ok. Until I stumbled upon a painting located in the Impressionism Gallery on the 2nd floor by Gustave Courbet. The painting I chose to write about is called the Fox in the Snow by Gustave Courbet. I stumbled upon this piece when I was walking aimlessly through the European Artwork, it was not hard to miss this masterpiece. It was mounted on a dedicated wall all by itself with two large black vases on either side, with a couch in front. It is almost set up displayed like you would mount on your own wall in the living room at home. The medium used to paint the Fox in the Snow is an oil on canvas. The painting shows the perfect proportion and color. The realistic color of the brown combined with a hint of black shows this fox within his own natural habitat. There is great emphasis on his size and detail in killing his prey directly located in the center of the painting. The background is cold and white with the presence of snow on the ground and in the naked lifeless…

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  • Art Analysis: Titan's Olympia, An Oil On Olympia '

    I feel like the painting is messy with color and lacks light where it needs it. It’s very hard to see the black cat on the bed as it blends in to the background. Cons, lacks light, messy brush strokes, and dim in certain areas. Pros, not idealized beauty, and first none idealized beauty to be painted. I feel like Manet strike out a lot in this painting needing improvement in some areas. Like how he rendered the black cat, the cat is so black you can hardly see it and he has painted it to the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Chicago And Paris Essay

    School is dismissing soon, which means summer is almost here. I would enjoy going on a vacation and visiting a city on my bucket list. Given three thousand dollars and a week to travel, I have planned two potential vacations that are alike and different in many ways. While both cities are influenced by art, one trip is historic, and the other one is modern. As a young artist, I have always been inspired by paintings and architecture. These two cities offer many fun attractions, delicious…

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  • Pomegranates Research Paper

    Order: Myrtales Family: Lythraceae Genus: Punica Species: P. granatum Popular Name: Anar Parts Used: Seeds, Flowers Habitat: Commonly cultivated as ornamental and fruit tree in southwest zones of Asia. (Iloveindia.com, 2016) Pomegranate is excellent for curing numerous diseases and ailments. The juice from the fruit helps to decrease the risk of heart attacks, heart diseases and strokes. It inhibits the formation of Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) through its antioxidant properties and…

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  • Taking A Look At The Super Banana

    SB Nutrition creators of the world’s first 3d printed Super Banana, which tailors nutritional and medicinal needs for each individual client. The Super Banana is a unique product unlike any other on the market, this in itself is both an opportunity and a threat. The Super Banana can be considered to be an opportunity due it’s unique product application. However, this is also the biggest threat to SB Nutrition. The Super Banana is set to become a product that currently has no rivals, this will…

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  • Edgar Degas Influences

    Edgar Degas was a French artist whose works include paintings, sculptures, and drawings. He was born on July 19, 1834, in Paris, France. His parents, Célestine Musson and Auguste De Gas, had a total of five children and Edgar was the oldest. The family was affluent and Edgar was expected to attend Law School to become a lawyer, but instead wanted to become an artist. He graduated high school with a literature degree in 1853, but studied drawing at the School of Fine Arts in Paris, two years…

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  • How Does Walt Whitman Use Diction In O Captain My Captain

    In 1831, at the age of twelve, Walt Whitman began working for his local newspaper. He soon fell in love with the written word and started writing his own poetry (“Poet Walt Whitman”). Fast forward to the turn of the 20th century, and Whitman has already made a name for himself as one of America’s most influential poets. Two of Whitman’s most esteemed works are “O Captain! My Captain!”, written in 1865 to reflect on Abraham Lincoln's death, and “O Me! O Life!”, written in 1891 to contemplate…

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  • Symbolism In Anyone Live In A Pretty How Town

    How do we determine if love changes someone or not? In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and in “anyone live in a pretty how town” by E.E. Cummings, the authors use motifs, imagery, and symbolism to show how love can shape an individual change. Throughout the novel Gatsby has changed for Daisy because he is in love with her and in the poem the speaker anyone changed because noone showed him love . In the novel, Fitzgerald uses symbolism to represent a deeper meaning. Some…

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  • Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town Analysis

    Throughout history, human civilizations have been built on conforming to social norms. Likewise, there have always been individuals, throughout history, who have ventured outside of those norms, many times to the dismay or even apathy of their respectively societies. E.E. Cummings’ “anyone lived in a pretty how town,” is perfect example of how individualism is viewed in a conformist society, as well as sheds light on the poet’s own views of conformity. Although conforming to social norms is how…

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  • Analysis Of E. E. Cummings

    poems written with incorrect spelling and punctuation? Then you would be thinking about E. E. Cummings! E. E. Cummings was birthed upon the world as Edward Estlin Cummings in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. He developed a unique style of writing at an early age, being influenced by both Impressionism and Cubism, and grew up to study at Harvard University. The poet would become a famous writer, but while he was alive, his work was mostly left unnoticed because of his different direction when it…

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