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  • Yvonne Mburu: My Experience As A Nurse

    In fact, to this day, my friends would describe me as being a very social and balanced person. I love to organize events, read, run, watch movies and love to try new foods. I attend the Seattle Opera and as many Seattle Art Museum events as I can find. I love Seattle. I love the diverse population, foods and landscape. And from time to time, I attend ‘Christ Our Hope’ church as a way to give thanks and to donate to help those in need. Yet, at work, my co-workers will tell…

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  • Georgia O Keeeffe America Analysis

    For Georgia O’Keeffe America was her canvas. The vibrant colors of her life and legacy left brilliant marks on history and how we view American art and artists today. As a small girl from Sun Prairie Wisconsin no one expected her to become as successful as she was (Unknown B 1). With the help of her husband, Alfred Stieglitz and her talent she went on to create masterful works (Unknown B 1). O’Keeffe once said, “To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.” (Unknown F 1). From her…

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  • Maria Van Oosterwijck Analysis

    When I went to the Denver Art museum, I wittiness many wonderful and fascinating art pieces, but the two that really took my eye was the Lotus crate by Zhang Daqian in 1963 and the Dutch created by Maria van Oosterwijck in 1670s. But what’s more fascinating is there life stories. Maria van Oosterwijck was born in South Holland, Netherlands August 20, 1630 and died November 12, 1693. She was the daughter of mother and father, Jacobus van Oosterwijck and Adriana van Linschoten. Her father was a…

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  • Comparing The Modern Museum And The New Museum

    In New York museums are buildings whose histories are tied into the fabric of the city. While some buildings of a different program might slide under the radar, a new museum could not be commissioned in the city without fanfare or skepticism or protest. The controversy can be credited to the fact that even in our contemporary time critics, architects, artists, and the sponsoring agents, and even the public all have different expectations on what a museum should be. It has been a challenge to…

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  • Analysis Of Christina's World By Andrew Wyeth

    The painting was initially displayed at the Macbeth Gallery, located in Manhattan after its completion in 1948, but had yet to receive attention from people around the world. The painting became more well-known after Alfred Barr, the director of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) , purchased the painting and opened an exhibit for Christina’s World in MoMA. After being well publicized, the painting quickly became the topic for discussion where people were trying to figure…

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  • The Explanation Of The Lamassu: A Horned Lion

    Out of the two Lamassu present at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, one has the hooves of a bull while the other one has the paws of a lion. The legs of the bull hooves contains ornate decors on a patch located atop of its knee, just like the patterning seen carved onto the beard of heard. On each leg, the…

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  • Still Life With A Skull And A Writing Quill Analysis

    To attract and keep the attention of the audience in a genre as stale and traditional as still life painting can be a difficult task, but many painters have risen to the challenge in the hundreds of years since its invention. These methods are numerous and involve the exploration of tensions such as those that exist between abstraction and representation, or moralizing versus hedonistic. Considered one of the lowest types of art by the French Academy, Still Life with a Bottle of Rum, Shoes, and…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Research Paper

    Vincent van Gogh ART 1030: Intro to Art Jacob Vienna, 002 VIENNA, JACOB – VINCENT VAN GOGH Vincent van Gogh Vincent van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter who is considered to be one of the greatest Dutch painters to ever live. One thing van Gogh is known for is the emotion in his work. I chose to write this paper about van Gogh due to this. In Starry Night, van Gogh communicates his feelings of coldness and darkness in his life. Van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in…

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  • Elements And Elements Of Symbolism In Starrry Night, By Vincent Van Gogh

    Description There are various shades of blue and black, splashes of yellows, a textured cypress tree, yellow stars, a crescent moon glazed in its own yellow light, a blue mountain range, fields of blue, a town, buildings was a dash of orange in the windows, a church with a large steeple, vertical and horizontal lines, black lines in the tree, small trees in the town with curly tops, reflections of the yellow moonlight on the tops of the buildings and the small trees. Analysis There are five…

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  • Analysis: Going Home By Jacob Lawrence

    1. Figure 4.3, Going Home by Jacob Lawrence. This piece was created in 1946, and was painted with gouache, which is an opaque type of watercolor. I personally did not like this piece, I’m not a fan of the medium used, but nevertheless I found it interesting. In my opinion, the low value and intensity of the yellows and greens are unappealing, I think they make this train or bus seem outdated and old, or just dirty. But I do enjoy the contrasting red and green, and the warm feeling that the…

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