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  • Latour D Auvergne Triptych Essay

    The Latour d’Auvergne Triptych, also called the Annunciation with Saints and Donors is a three part, wood panel that depicts the Annunciation of the Angel Gabriel to Mary that she is to be the mother of Christ as described in the Gospel of Luke. As a foldable triptych, the art has remained amazingly well preserved without any conservation efforts, however, additional scanning and research had exposed some interesting changes and edits made to the image that are otherwise invisible to the naked eye. These differences and more detailed analysis give insight to similar works of the time as well as the artists own abilities and changes in portrayal over the course of the development of the piece. The work consists of three separate parts, a center…

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  • Compare And Contrast Howard Zinn And Columbus

    Randolph Rogers and Howard Zinn both have stories of the European colonization of the New World. Rogers tells his story through panels on the Columbus Doors in front of the U.S. Capitol. Each panel on his doors tells a different section of Columbus’ life. Howard Zinn addresses European colonization of the New World in the first chapter of his book, A People’s History of the United States. Although both Rogers and Zinn tell a story of Christopher Columbus, their stories depict contrasting idea.…

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  • Resurgenman's Characters In The Dark Knight Returns By Frank Miller

    take on the character of Batman by telling a story, not through panels upon panels of grandiose and outlandish action, fights, and battles, but through a focus on all the small details before and after the action. With this idea present throughout the entire comic, the story of Batman’s return is drawn out with more of a lasting impact; The comic…

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  • Father Son Relationship In Vietnamerica

    given an option on whether or not to kill a French colonel, but he chooses to sacrifice his patriotism and hold off the mission for the sake of his family. Huu Nghiep makes this decision during an action-to-action panel transition which is a transition “featuring a single subject in distinct action-to-action progression” (McCloud 70). This panel is split with an abnormal looking gutter. This gutter is jagged unlike the straight frames in most of the other panels in Vietnamerica, and this…

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  • Ancient Greek Vase Analysis

    middle panel describe a scene that “Athena steps into a chariot”. Facing her was a “nude Herakles” holding bow and club. Right behind the four horses, “Apollo” is holding a lyre. There is a unidentified female figure that missing the head stands right behind the horse withers. At the horse head position, “Hermes holds a caduceus”. At the bottom panel, the design describes the scene of a deer hunt with 3 warriors on the horse and one on foot hunting a stag. In my opinion, the composition…

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  • Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis Analytical Essay

    demonstrates a variety of artistry in order to bring out emotion and emphasis in the plot. Frames, the outline of a panel, and the images inside them, show these emotions through size and detail of the panel. Similar to film, graphic novels can emphasize what the author wants the formalizer, the reader of a graphic novel, to focus on through the viewpoint of the panel. The details also come into play with the distance from the focus point the panel takes place in. As the story of Persepolis…

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  • Analysis Of Matthew Hoffman's You Are Beautiful

    “You are beautiful”. Matthew Hoffman’s piece titled “you are beautiful”. This piece is an biennial panel. Installed at the Elmhurst art museum Illinois. March 2015. “You are beautiful” falls under contemporary art.”You are beautiful” provides people with an opportunity to reflect on our society and the issues that we are going through on a day to day basis.People can relate to this piece.”You are beautiful” is more than just three words.”You are beautiful” is hung at the entrance of the museum…

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  • Lines In Graphic Comics

    It is an essential part of comics as all lines carry a potential expression. The variations of lines from thick, thin, curvy, straight, and such on, which create a theme in each panel as it is used to convey certain forms of emotions. Lines are similar to language as it sends a message to help better depict a story that simple phrases cannot do alone. Lines act as a signifier for the reader to examine these transitions between panels that words alone cannot do. For instances, thickly drawn…

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  • Jan Van Eyck: Most Famous Renaissance Artist

    Jan Van Eyck, one of the most famous painters from the Renaissance era, is a man of mystery; no one knows anything about his childhood, birth, or family. The documents from his time were most likely lost, didn’t survive, or were never documented. He is known for his paintings in the courts, religious art works, portraits of famous figures, and himself. There aren’t many records of his early life. It is unknown about his birth because it was never documented by his mother and father or lost.…

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  • Thomas Hart Benton Analysis

    John Stuart Curry were a part of a modern art movement called regionalism. Romance (Fig. 1) was one of the many paintings that Thomas Hart Benton created during this time, the painting was made with mediums of tempera and oil varnish glazes in gesso panel on board and is 45 1/4 inches by 33 1/4 inches. Romance represents everything that a painting created during the Regionalism era should represent. The painting also represents everything that a visual piece should represent. There are diagonal…

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