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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 to use with big bold words and with their choice of words it helps you understand where they lead quickly without having to think too much, which is a good thing. When using the Museum of Modern Art’s website, they have their main navigation at the bottom…

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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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    Museum Of Modern Art

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    that being in either positive or negative aspects. As one enters into museums such as the Museum of Modern Art, thousands of people on a daily get the chance to witness thousands of pieces of artworks which not only are displayed for its aesthetic presentation, but also arranged in specific positions for the public to create a better understanding.…

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    The Museum Of Modern Art starts when three prominent women envision a museum devoted to contemporary art: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller(wife of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.) and two of her friends, Lillie P. Bliss and Quinn Sullivan Lillie P. Bliss is one of the leading collectors of modern art in New York. Mary Quinn Sullivan is a pioneer modern art collector. They all felt a need to challenge the traditional policies of museums and to make a foundation devoted exclusively to modern art. Abigail Greene…

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    In 2013 when John Szarkowski left us, the photography lost an influential and defining figure. Szarkovski known for his importance in post-war American photography, but many others know him for his skills as a great critic and an extraordinary curator. His role of curator and critic was very innovative, he started lots of arguments based on his unconventional thinking. 
In 1962, when just 36 years old John Szarkowski started his career as a director in The Museum of Modern Art in New York, he…

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    Pablo Picasso created his painting Women Plaiting Her Hair in 1906 using oil paint on a canvas. Just as the title suggest, the painting shows a women unclothed (naked) braiding her hair. The painting is currently being exhibited/ belongs to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The painting is of medium size (50 x 35 ¾’’/ 127 x 90.8 cm). Just looking at the painting the viewer can get a sense of feel of the women painted of the canvas. With the minimum use of different colors Picasso has…

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    “Entrance to the Subway” is an oil painting on canvas, by Mark Rothko, an American painter of Russian-Jewish descent. This painting is part of series of street scenes and subway pictures made in the 1930’s by Mark Rothko (National Gallery of Art). This painting serves as an example of depression-era paintings, a time of poverty and unemployment. The main purpose of this painting is to portray the loneliness of city life. The youngest of four children Mark Rothko was born Marcus Yakovlevich…

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    Art from the Renaissance is most realistic compared to any other art. During my trip to the St. Louis Art Museum I look through hundreds of paintings from the Renaissance and Baroque period. My favorite painting I looked at from this period at the museum was Peasants Dancing in a Tavern by Adriacn van Ostade. The Renaissance and Baroque art section stood out the most to me at the museum. When I first arrived to the St. Louis Art Museum I went down to the first level where most of the art was…

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    blue and orange. My city of Los Angeles is a place full of people with inspiration and talented artists. Many of us consider this city as a sanctuary, to express our feelings of sadness and happiness, through art work. I had an amazing opportunity to get into one of the most prestigious art schools in California. Choosing this pathway, has lead me to find my special someone. Destiny has driven our favorite passions together, mixing our culture into our work. As a diverse couple, we are…

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    Van Gogh Research Paper

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    Van Gogh was born in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands on March 30, 1853. His fathers name was Theodorus van Gogh and his mother was Anna Cornelia Carbentus, who also was an artist. When Van Gosh reached the age of 15 his family struggled finically, because of this Vincent was made to leave school and get a job. His first job was at his Uncle Cornelis' art dealership, Goupil & Cie. Van Gogh could speak, English, French, German, and Dutch. He transferred to Groupil Gallery in London. While there, he…

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