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  • The Fox In The Museum Of Art

    While art in general or attending art museums doesn’t really interest me, especially having to attend on my much needed day of rest from work and school. For my creative personal response paper, I chose to attend the Dallas Museum of Art this past Sunday. I came across numerous works of art. From paintings to sculptures, and drawings. Most of everything I came across in my opinion, were meaningless. Mostly because I could not decipher what the artist is portraying or the message behind it, while others were just ok. Until I stumbled upon a painting located in the Impressionism Gallery on the 2nd floor by Gustave Courbet. The painting I chose to write about is called the Fox in the Snow by Gustave Courbet. I stumbled upon this piece when I…

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  • Museum Rhetorical Analysis Essay

    Rhetorical Analysis of Art therapy in Art Museums Art museums can serve as a therapeutic tool, especially for elders. Paring a museum environment with art therapy techniques can help encourage people to better themselves within a comfortable setting. Art therapy generally has the same amount of benefits as any other therapeutic practice. By partnering art observation with writing or discussion, self-awareness is experienced and encouraged. The article at hand researches the effect art therapy…

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  • Museum Of Contemporary Art Essay

    The Museum of Contemporary Art is a contemporary art museum in Cleveland Ohio on Euclid Avenue. It was founded in 1968 by Nina Castelli Sundell and Marjorie Talalay, who started the small for-profit gallery in a former dry-cleaning store on Euclid Ave. The gallery has moved several times since then, before finally finding its way back to a location near its original one on Euclid Ave in 2012. The new building is a thirty four thousand square foot, four story tall building made of black stainless…

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  • Essay On Detroit Public Library

    The Hidden Symbolism Behind the Detroit Public Library As I stepped into one of the huge reading rooms in the Detroit Public Library, or DPL, I was filled with awe. The massive room, coated in decorative plaster and artistic images, felt surreal. The beautiful architecture of the Detroit Public Library is unforgettable and a trade mark of the city beautiful movement. The history of Detroit and its Urban Form defines how people interact with the city today. It ultimately forms various Ways of…

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  • National Gallery Of Ireland Case Study

    European and Irish fine art. In addition to promoting the gallery and it’s collections through exhibitions, other major functions comprise conservation, preservation, provenance research, education and assistance with investigation of the collections. This study is being carried out in cooperation with art specialists at NGI, facilitating access to their essential expertise and knowledge of cultural heritage. In order to gain an understanding of domain expert practices with respect to curation…

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  • Analysis Of Punggol: From Kampung To Developmental Heartland

    Chen Yiqi GEM1902P Reflection Piece Punggol – From Kampung to Developmental Heartland On the walls of the void decks of towering blocks of HDB flats in Edgefield Plains, one would be surprised to find a series of murals filling the public space. Painted along the outer edges and corners of the HDB flats, being incorporated into dents on the walls and pillars, its cartoonish style is juxtaposed with the sleek and modern architecture of the buildings that house these murals. Figure 1: Mural…

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  • Worcester Art Museum Case Study

    Project Overview Our project aims at identifying an organization, understanding its current business processes and help it with innovative, reasonable and effective solutions. We further concentrated on identifying the activities where information systems can be applied and can lead to innovation. To understand practical issues deeper, we searched for an organization which could benefit from innovative IT solutions. We chose an organization which we can visit, connect and communicate with…

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  • Metropolitan Museum Case Study

    Displaying the artwork appropriately is also of utmost importance when planning a museum. The order in which pieces are displayed affects the flow of the visitor’s experience. Appropriate height for each piece requires consideration. Additionally, the ambiance and size of the room also hold specific requirements in a museum setting. The Louvre established standards in all of the above mentioned areas. When designing the Met, architects took these aspects into consideration in attempts to…

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  • Symbolism Symbols In Macbeth

    Symbol Example from story Importance Act 1: Nature “Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it.”- Lady Macbeth (Act 1 scene 5 line 72-73) “The air nimbly and sweetly recommends itself unto our gentle sense.” - King Duncan (Act 1, Scene 6, Line 1-2) “... heaven’s breath smells wooingly here.” - Banquo (Act 1, Scene 6, Line 6-7) All of these lines compare Macbeth to something in nature. Lady Macbeth’s line says that Macbeth needs to look like a flower but really be a snake deep…

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  • Hirshhorn Museum Analysis

    The Hirshhorn Museum: Rings of Adventure The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has always generated conversation about its choices. Even after it had just been constructed, its architectural choices were the subject of critique. Two days after the museum opened in 1974, Ada Louise Huxtable, of The New York Times, gave the following review: “[The building] is known around Washington as the bunker or gas tank, lacking only gun emplacements or an Exxon sign… It totally lacks the essential…

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