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  • The Starry Night Visual Analysis

    The use of line is used widely through one of his most famous pieces, The Starry Night. Referred to as “the visible path of a moving point (Understanding Visual Artforms in Our World, Anderson and Carson, 2014, pg.30)”, line defines every visible object in the night depicted in the painting. In deep examination, I notice that the sky is completely composed of wavy lines. As said in the text, lines are sometimes used to bring out a certain emotion. The swirls and waves of the light around the…

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  • Final Art Analysis Essay

    Final Art Analysis: The Course of Empire From beginning to end: Savage State, Pastoral State, Consummation, Destruction, Desolation. Art Analysis What category of art does this fall under? How can you tell? This piece of art falls under the category of a painting, or an oil on canvas painting. The way I can tell that these works are paintings is every source describes it as so. You can also tell by the amount of detail and the way it has a fade. This artwork is a series, however, with The…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night

    In 1886, Dutch artist, Vincent van Gogh moved to Paris, France and was inspired by Japanese artist and other Impressionists whom were also studying Japanese art work. He admired the elegance, bold colors, and striking designs that characterized ukiyo-e prints. van Gogh adopted Japanese influence into his work (known as Japonisme) and it is evident in his most famous work, Starry Night. ( Vincent van Gogh painted Starry Night,…

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  • Andy Warhol Symbolism

    Andy Warhol was born on August 6th, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Andy was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as “pop art”. Warhol’s "Campbell's Soup Cans" and "Gold Marilyn Monroe" made him famous worldwide, and his studio,known as "The Factory," became a magnet for artists of the 60s counterculture. Andy Warhol was the most successful and highly paid artist and photographer in New York. Although he’s best known for his iconic paintings of soup cans…

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  • John Dunkley's Neither Day Nor Night

    exhibition since the 1970s, and never outside Jamaica. He is considered to be one of Jamaica's most important historical artists. T-he paintings in this exhibit are from 1930s - 1940s, he was born in 1891 and passed away 1947. The exhibition at the Pérez Art Museum Miami is Dunkley's first showing in the U.S. His work consists of symbolism and iconography which has been discussed in class. While his paintings may be dark and have a somber feeling, his attention to detail and the fact that his…

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  • The Starry Night And Bowl Analysis

    Even though both The Starry Night and Bowl by Ginny Marsh are completely different form of art, but what make me bring them together is one thing, there is always something can brighten your world. Both of them have their own story to tell and their story are different from each other, yet they both managed to go to the same ending. On Van Gogh’s side of the story, by using the darker side of color wheel, that represent the inner part of his fantasy. Adding the wave-like rapid flow of brush…

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  • Pablo Picasso The Old Guitar Analysis

    of artwork was monochromatic and usually used colors such as dark blue or greens. Use of such colors gave the paintings of the time a gloomy and sorrowful appearance. One of the most well-known paintings of this time is The Old Guitarist. From the stark contrast creates a disjointed message of a young man's mind. Picasso portrays his old man as being sad and impoverished however, he depicts the guitar as a bright beacon of hope for the guitarist. The fundamental theme of the painting is a…

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  • Visual Analysis Of Starry Night

    When Vincent Van Gogh created this painting he had to have thought out the design greatly because it is bursting with plenty of elements and principles of design. The design aspects of this painting are great and lead you all over the place to give you a story and understanding of the painting. Starry Night has many design elements and principles. Van Gogh used the primary triad in this painting. Blue is heavily used throughout the whole piece. Yellow is used mostly in the top part of the…

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  • Promoiselles D Avignon: A Visual Analysis

    From the era of invention to the Jazz age, there has been a plentiful amount of beautiful and meaningful pieces of art produced. "The Prodigal Son" by Aaron Douglas, and "Les Demoiselles d 'Avignon" by Pablo Picasso are two examples of art from these time periods. By reading into these paintings it 's possible to grasp the artist 's feelings and thoughts along with an understanding of life, and how the social climates were during their time periods. Even though they 're separated by two…

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  • Analysis Of I Like America By Joseph Beuys

    Throughout the ages of art, there have been many an odd character. Likely the most well-known skew ball would be Van Gogh, an artist who is widely renowned for lobbing off his own ear and painting the Starry Night. However, he was not the first nor will be the last to become famous off questionable behavior. For example, Joseph Beuys. After some exposure to the tragedies of life, he began to share his point of view through a series of performances and painting style expositions. From I like…

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