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  • Mark Rothko Entrance To The Subway Analysis

    “Entrance to the Subway” is an oil painting on canvas, by Mark Rothko, an American painter of Russian-Jewish descent. This painting is part of series of street scenes and subway pictures made in the 1930’s by Mark Rothko (National Gallery of Art). This painting serves as an example of depression-era paintings, a time of poverty and unemployment. The main purpose of this painting is to portray the loneliness of city life. The youngest of four children Mark Rothko was born Marcus Yakovlevich…

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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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  • Worcester Art Museum Case Study

    organization which could benefit from innovative IT solutions. We chose an organization which we can visit, connect and communicate with easily, to get more information on their issues. To attain our goal, we decided to work with the library of Worcester Art Museum (WAM). After visiting this organization several times, we analyzed the situations of the library. We had a detailed conversation with the librarian, and finally decided to work on 2 major issues which the library faces. We know how…

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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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  • Museum Of Modern Art Analysis

    With all the museums and galleries to choose from, I chose, The Art Gallery of Ontario and the Museum of Modern Art. They have totally different designs in the way of navigation. The Art Gallery of Ontario has a navigation bar at the top which is quite standard these days for website design. The museum of Modern Art has a unique way of designing their website homepage as it has a navigation at the bottom of the website. With that said, The Art Gallery of Ontario has their main navigation easy…

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  • Maria Van Oosterwijck Analysis

    When I went to the Denver Art museum, I wittiness many wonderful and fascinating art pieces, but the two that really took my eye was the Lotus crate by Zhang Daqian in 1963 and the Dutch created by Maria van Oosterwijck in 1670s. But what’s more fascinating is there life stories. Maria van Oosterwijck was born in South Holland, Netherlands August 20, 1630 and died November 12, 1693. She was the daughter of mother and father, Jacobus van Oosterwijck and Adriana van Linschoten. Her father was a…

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  • Comparing The Modern Museum And The New Museum

    In New York museums are buildings whose histories are tied into the fabric of the city. While some buildings of a different program might slide under the radar, a new museum could not be commissioned in the city without fanfare or skepticism or protest. The controversy can be credited to the fact that even in our contemporary time critics, architects, artists, and the sponsoring agents, and even the public all have different expectations on what a museum should be. It has been a challenge to…

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  • Analysis Of Christina's World By Andrew Wyeth

    painting was initially displayed at the Macbeth Gallery, located in Manhattan after its completion in 1948, but had yet to receive attention from people around the world. The painting became more well-known after Alfred Barr, the director of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) , purchased the painting and opened an exhibit for Christina’s World in MoMA. After being well publicized, the painting quickly became the topic for discussion where people were trying to figure…

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  • The Explanation Of The Lamassu: A Horned Lion

    Out of the two Lamassu present at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, one has the hooves of a bull while the other one has the paws of a lion. The legs of the bull hooves contains ornate decors on a patch located atop of its knee, just like the patterning seen carved onto the beard of heard. On each leg, the bull…

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  • Still Life With A Skull And A Writing Quill Analysis

    hedonistic. Considered one of the lowest types of art by the French Academy, Still Life with a Bottle of Rum, Shoes, and Still Life with a Skull and a Writing Quill are three still paintings that have managed to rise above the typical wave that have been produced by artists of varying skills for centuries. Though looking at each alone does not truly illuminate the reasoning…

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