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  • Kara Walker Biography Essay

    She took the opportunity to create something larger than what every other gallery wants her signature “cut-out silhouette pieces”. The old Domino’s Sugar Factory is encrusted with Brown Sugar and Molasses all over the floor. Sugar-refining process creates this left over residue Molasses brown and sticky. Which is also associated with black and brown people. She was influenced by many different images like: slaves harvesting sugar, depiction of African American woman labeled as brown sugar, the thickness of molasses, the need for sweet, and a book called Sweetness and the Power. She played with the opposites of the brand sugar being white and pure vs. the idea of the leftover molasses being sticky and…

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  • The Transcendence Of The Silhouette

    The Transcendence of the Silhouette The Death of the Last Black Man in The Whole Entire World, a play by Suzan-Lori Parks, explores the intricacies of race in a nonlinear, disjoint, and unconventional manner. The conjunction of precise characters and language, though seemingly haphazard, signify in the perpetuation of racism and the history of African American subjugation. The first scene in the story places the audience in the middle of a disconcerting image. In this scene, Park presents a…

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  • Silhouette Langston Hughes

    In the poem “Silhouette” by Langston Hughes there are a few prominent themes. One of these themes is the racism, which was present within the American South. The phrase “they’ve hung a black man” references the lynching, which occurred in the American South, and the location of the poem is revealed through references to a “southern” lady and “Dixie,” a name for the American South. There also appears to be an implied racism in the fact that the “gentle” woman is being asked not to swoon over the…

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  • The Shadows Of The Silhouettes Analysis

    The Shadows of the Silhouettes Through the Art, the artist is capable to express his deepest feelings and ideas. The Art is a valuable tool that allows the artist to manifest or communicate emotions. The artist through his work can reflect hatred, abuse, love, happiness, peace, and many other feelings that can be reflected in a painting. Where its creator with his work, transmit to the audience a hidden message to interpret or decode. Have you ever imagined the world without art? Throughout…

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  • Castilian Silhouette Book Report

    United States Department of ART AND SCIENCE The Pencil of Castilian Silhouette Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao Spain All copyrights reserved, USA STORY BOOK: The Pencil of Castilian Silhouette Characters: Mrs. Tulip Pineapple, Castilian Silhouette, Art, Melody, Camellia and Jolly Location: Bilbao, Spain and New York, NY Preface This elegant children manuscript is a non-fiction concept and true short story about a mother and daughter, who decide to travel to the Guggenheim Museum to research…

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  • Oldsmobile Silhouette Case Study

    Impossible Survival of 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette A fact which is well known to the entire automobile industry as well as the fans of Oldsmobile is the demise of the brand within a very short span of time. The last batch being produced by this brand of all the cars and the models was in the year 2004, and after that the company completely withdrew from producing anymore vehicles. Same thing happened with the Oldsmobile Silhouette which was a well known minivan entered in the markets by the year…

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  • Firing Range Observation Essay

    Observations from the Firing Range I decided to take a friend and try out a firing range that had some extensive renovations completed recently. Previous visits were a disappointment, to say the least, but the new management had promised a new look and new experience. It was a quasi-private range that required membership and residency in the village to use. Residents could bring guests for an additional fee. Part of the property owners dues that residents paid to the village were used for the…

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  • What Does The Silhouette Of A Moving Cat Symbolize In The Great Gatsby

    Symbolism is the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. The Great Gatsby by Francis Scott Fitzgerald is about a man, Gatsby, who fell in love with a woman, Daisy, but left her because he went to war. While Gatsby was away, Daisy married a man named Tom. Now, Gatsby is trying to be reunited with Daisy, and be with her for the rest of their lives. Throughout the novel, Fitzgerald uses symbols to help show Gatsby's love for Daisy and twisted reality of the American Dream. In The Great…

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  • Character Analysis In Watchmen By Alan Moore

    The showing of the silhouette again foreshadows an important event, this time, Rorschach’s murder by Dr. Manhattan. The silhouette of the couple being contrasted with the ink mark on his face show the importance of the event, and the different outcomes and conclusions being formed in the story. Rorschach also describes the ink mark in a way that he gives his philosophical view of the world. In Chapter 6, he talks about human existence and compares it to the chaos and patterning of his ink…

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  • The Vibrant 1950s

    One fact that recalls my attention is the amount of different silhouettes, styles and trends that were used in the 1950. Several designers with totally different perspectives and ideas from this era were: Cristobal Balenciaga, Pierre Balmain, Christian Dior and Coco Chanel. Among this mentioned where so many others that created unique clothe in their own styles, but I would focus this research paper in just two of them. Cristobal Balenciaga which is known as “the King of Fashion” was a Spanish’s…

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