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    1. The oil painting, Man in a Red Turban, painted by Van Eyck represents the medium of oil painting. Van Eyck used great detail and such rich colors for his painting. The deep and rich colors of his turban depict lifelike folds. The cracks in Van Eyck’s painting represent the lines of the man’s forehead which gives him an elderly look. In Sonsini’s Fernado, Manuel, and David, has considerably less intricate detail compared to Van Eyck’s painting. The men and the background are not defined by solid lines, but rather a blending. While examining both oil paintings, one can see that Van Eyck’s oil painting took much more longer to create compared to Sonsini’s oil painting. Sonsini’s painting executed alla prima, which means the painting was done…

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    Tempera vs. Oil Painting One of the oldest mediums that were used commonly by the artists were tempera and oil paint. Although these materials are used to paint very photo-realistic images, they have many differences. Tempera is mostly used to create a very opaque painting that needs to be made fairly quickly. This painting medium is consists of colored pigments mixed with a binding agent, an egg yolk. Tempera is an incredibly fast drying material and acts as an extremely long lasting method of…

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    Beginning in the late 18th century, a new direction was taken in the art world. Straying away from religious purposes, art became more about modernism. Modernism, defined by Clement Greenberg, focused in art is more about the medium itself rather than the illusion of scenes of reality. An example of how modernism in the visual art world contrasts from the traditional chiaroscuro and realistic scenes, can be found in the 8 ½ by 13 ft oil painting by Henri Matisse, The Dance, 1909-10. Looking…

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    Pavel Tchelitchew was born September 21 1898 In Moscow and died July 31 1957. Pavel created an oil painting during the period of surrealism. Surrealism is the movement when artist made art to represent their unconscious thoughts and dreams. Hide and seek was created by Tchelitchew sometime between June 1940-1942 in Vermont during world war 2, again during the period of surrealism. Pavel believed his art to be “a kind of metamorphism as a magic which can transform any visible object into a whole…

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    in general, but history from the edges, marginal cultures.” (Crane.tv). The series of paintings entitled, “Tongues and incisions’” uses the exposure of raw flesh (oil on canvas and polyurethane on aluminum and wood support) to carry the heavy contrast between “rational, geometrical, cold” and “the presence of the body, history written in the body”. Such two descriptions carries the artist’s fascination with Portugal’s colonization…

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    The Green Bridge II The Green Bridge II, by Lyonel Feininger, in 1916. It is an asymmetrical abstract piece made from oil paint on a canvas. Within the painting, there are three-dimensional objects, which would appear to tell a story. What appears a very busy street loitered with many people, walking to or from somewhere. The appearance of the buildings, surroundings, and the people are not normal, they have a really blocky or distorted appearance. There are many lines and almost textures…

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    Many paintings show different techniques than others. Tempera painting started out and was popular many years ago during the 14th century. Tempera consists of egg combined with a wet paste of ground pigment. This technique dries up very fast but the artist did use it more than oil painting. This technique has an ability to last for many years (Kleiner,2016, p. 559). Carlo Crivelli made The Crucifixion painting around 1487. This painting is 75 x 55.2 cm. By looking at the painting, I can infer…

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    Geometry Of Fire Analysis

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    Stillwater, Oklahoma, recently opened the Oklahoma State University Art Museum. This museum has had various exhibitions since it’s opening, including the James Rosenquist Exhibition. One of the most talked about pieces of the exhibition is Geometry of Fire. Geometry of Fire is an oil painting on canvas that measures 128 inches by 300 inches. The painting itself takes up a whole wall in the museum, which forces the view to stand at the opposite wall of the room if they would like to see the…

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    Saint Thomas was born in Galilee, Israel, and was one of the twelve Apostles. Whilst a dedicated follower of Jesus, he earned the title of “doubting Thomas” on the first Easter Sunday simply because he did not believe Jesus had risen from the dead. According to John 20:24-29, Thomas had not been with the other disciples when Jesus appeared to them, and was in doubt when they told him that Jesus had returned. It wasn’t until Jesus appeared to Thomas and had him touch the fatal wounds did Thomas…

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    Figure 2.1 is a polygon with 12 sides. The polygon is not convex, as there is at least one reex angle. The objective of the art gallery problem is to hire the most efficient number of guards required to have vision of each point inside of the polygon. Begin with the process of vertex guards. The most visually optimal way to prove the result _n 3 _ is by first triangulating the polygon. Every vertex of the polygon can be attached in such a way that the entire polygon is made up of solely…

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