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  • Allegory Of Geometry By Laurent De La Hyre Analysis

    Allegory of Geometry” by Laurent de La Hyre, which was made in oil on canvas 1649. The painting is signed by La Hyre on the lower center part of the painting along with the date created. La Hyre is a French painter who was “born in Feb. 27, 1606, in Paris, France”(1) and later “died in Dec. 28, 1656, in Paris”(1). La Hyre is famous painter who is known for painting in the French Baroque style and for painting in the Classicism style. La Hyre’s “paintings reflects the influence of Vouet, Poussin, and Claude.” (2) due to his famous classicism style and sticking to paintings from historic events, but unlike Poussin he painting fantasy and mythological scenes like Rubens. Like Caravaggio, La Hyre did not “received any formal education either in a school or in a university” (3) and became talented via his father who taught La Hyre the style he preferred. La Hyre is not a first generation painter, but “he was the son of the painter Étienne de La Hire (c. 1583–1643)”(1) who followed the styles of George Lallemont and Orazio Gentileschi. La Hyre’s father was a “minor painter who was active in Poland”(5) who was a major influence on La Hyre.…

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  • Romanticism And Realism In Liberty Leading The People By Rene Delacroix

    industrialism and growing social and political tensions over inequality and European imperialism. Realist artists and writers were determined to create accurate and objective portrayals of the ordinary, observable world, with a focus on the lower classes and with a critique of the established social and political order. As the French painter Gustave Courbet (1819–1877) proclaimed: "A painter should paint only what he can see." (Gustave Courbet, n.d.) The goal was to represent figures and…

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  • Impression Sunrise By Georges Seurat Analysis

    The four painters I am choosing to discuss are: Claude Monet, Georges Seurat, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent van Gogh. Claude Monet was a famous French painter born on November 14, 1840(“Claude Monet”). His painting style centered more on light and form than realism, and was called impressionism. Monet showed an interest in drawing at an early age. He drew caricatures of his teachers. Eugene Boudin introduced him to painting outdoors which contributed greatly in Monet’s work. He was known…

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  • Comparison Of Robert Henri's Life And Work

    Robert Henri (June 24, 1865 – July 12, 1929) was an American painter and teacher. He was an organizer of the group known as "The Eight". It was an informal association of artists protesting against the restrictive exhibition of the powerful, conservative National Academy of Design. Having travelled to Paris to study at the Academie Julian, he was under the academic realist William-Adolphe Bouguereau. During this period of his life, he came to admire greatly the work of Francois Millet, and…

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  • The Advantage Of Life During The Industrial Revolution

    largely enriched people’s material life. It also facilitated urbanization as major towns developed around various factories. While conferring humans enormous power, industrialization also caused obvious drawbacks in many areas, such as public health and social life. Life expectancy dropped from forty-two in Victorian England to less than thirty years in some major cities during the industrial revolution. The situation of the labor class, a product of industrialization, was even worse. From the…

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  • Modernism And Postmodernism

    However, Meryem describes Modernist literature patterns as completely different and is far from the use of “Intertextuality”. Meryem claims that, “Modernists look at works as example of genre and judge them by their codes” (Ayan, 137). Modernists chose different path then realist, therefore, instead of using intertextuality modernists believe that each work of art and literature is unique to itself and thus should not be combined with older work since it has its own genre. Prime example to…

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  • Romanticism: The Theory Of Realism In American Literature

    in their conceptual form and neither without the influence of feelings or other artistic ideas. However, in order to clearly define or discuss the major distinguishing features of realism, it is best to discuss it under different viewpoints so as to get an extensive description of what this theory of realism in American literature is all about. The theory of realism emphasizes on objectivity and being indifferent, along with unemotional social criticism. By critically referring to minute…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Baroque

    "Baroque" has become a unique style, because of its artistic spirit and practices, with a clear distinction between High Renaissance. If the Renaissance can be classified as "classical", "baroque" can be classified as "romantic." It was after the restoration of feudal Catholicism, with the consolidation of the aristocracy and developed. However, you can not simply "baroque" art and its representatives, the title "anti" and "regressive" art. Of course subject to personal history, reflecting a…

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  • The Wassily Chair Breuer Analysis

    objects, a way to boost realism. In Dali’s Illuminated Pleasures, the human figures, shadows, bicycles and religious architecture are faithfully presented; nevertheless, this realist approach to the objects contrast with the abnormal composition represented by the box-shape screens, bloody scene, and mysterious couple in the bottom part. The unconscious mentality is constructed over the obviously uncanny composition and selection of aggressively and sexually charged spectacles. With the aid of…

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  • Still Life In Leyster's Self Portrait

    The extreme detail Leyster put into her attire adds to her desire to be seen as the upper class, serious, and talented artist she was. Similarly, Honore Daumier portrayed his Realist style focusing on everyday lives of the working class during difficult years in Third-Class Carriage, as stated by The Metropolitan Art Museum, “Realism emerged in the aftermath of the Revolution of 1814 that overturned the monocracy of Louis-Philippe and developed during the period of the Second Empire under…

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