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    Painting Analysis

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    Painting is something that a lot of people enjoy. Whether you are a professional painter, or just do it for fun. When painting, you generally need an idea of what you are going to paint, like a theme. Most artists base their artwork on something that is original, and has never been done before. Also, when formulating an idea for an artwork, you have to pick something that you know would be visually complex. If you are planning on selling the artwork, not only is it important to create artwork that you yourself find visually complex, but it is important to consider if someone else besides you will buy it. For instance, it has to be catching to the eye, and something that someone would want to buy. Something else when thinking of ideas for an…

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    Conclusion Natura naturata versus natura naturans: Different ways of pursuing naturalism in the north and the south Throughout the paper, the question of how and to what extent early Netherlandish painting influenced Leonardo’s paintings of the High Renaissance has been discussed. By showing how Early Netherlandish artists may have influenced their Italian successors, we could set the foundation through comparison. Then, by discussing the characteristic of chiaroscuro in each period, we could…

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    Canning's Paintings

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    During the processes of painting and repainting - the practice of applying paint and scraping it back off again - there are resultant blemishes, bumps, knocks and scratches that accumulate incrementally on the surface. Canning (2012) remarks that his paintings do not aim for “flawless” surfaces; rather “they’re marked, and they do tell the story of the history of their making”. The hereditary traits of Canning’s inheritance of his father’s trade can also be seen in works like “Lithium” (Fig…

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    Kngwarreye took inspiration from her home country of Alhakere, hence, all her paintings were set in that area of Utopia in the Northern Territory where it is located. Growing up in an Aboriginal community, Kngwarreye learned about dances, dreamtime stories and grew close to the land, her culture and her clan, justifying the inclusion of such in her subject matter. Her career evolved from the painting of ochre on the skin of her relatives to eventually painting with synthetic paint on canvas.…

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    Air Pump Painting

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    An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump is a painting by Joseph Wright of Derby (An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump). Painted in 1768, oil paint on canvas, it serves to express the Industrial Revolution (An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump). The painting’s dimensions are 183 centimeters tall and 244 centimeters wide (An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump). This paper’s purpose will be to analyze and interpret not only Wright’s art, but his life and era as well in an effort to…

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    Abyss Painting

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    This painting shows two figures siting on what look to be stools with all kinds of dark colors blending in the background. The figures and the background have extremely defined textures. The subject matter is way the models are portrayed in their respective colors and the way they are surrounded in the darkness with certain textures making scenes in the “abyss”. The colors of the figures are complimentary colors; colors across from each other on the color wheel are combined to make the color…

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    From painting one you can see that the women do not get the same rights as the men. In painting one they are set up in the social pyramid and the women are at the bottom. The women in the right corner are praying to the men at the top of this painting, the other women are talking to each other and looking up men behind them and above them. From painting one you can see that the lady is praising and giving gifts to the lady with the small baby. The ladies in this painting are all bringing gifts…

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    James Gillray in 1792 painted a painting called A Voluptuary under the horrors of Digestion. A voluptuary is a person who gives into self indulgence in luxury or gratification of the senses. The Voluptuary painting is of a prince. The prince is sitting down in a chair by a table with a mess of food upon it. Also there are many things on the floor and many empty bottles of various liquids laying around. Now if people were to consider him as a king there are criteria he would have to meet. He…

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    Japanese Painting Essay

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    Japanese painting is one of the oldest and most elegant of the Japanese visual arts, embracing many varieties of genres and styles. The long history of Japanese painting expresses synthesis and competition between native Japanese aesthetics and the adaptation of imported ideas. From a decorative view, Japanese paintings are full of mesmerizing Asian charm. Although, this can also be a confusing subject for novices that want to learn more about it. Different painting styles and schools, a…

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    of the most important things to consider when analyzing a painting by an unknown artist is the combination of visual characteristics and how that plays into the artist’s sociopolitical message that is imbedded within the work. Initially, the viewer notices the texture of the deep attention to color and texture specifically of the fruit and clothing of the women displayed. The ruffles in the outfits worn by the two subjects of the painting are very realistic, which shows mastery of this type of…

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