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  • The American Disconnect: Achieving The American Dream

    The American Disconnect My Great Grandfather, at the age of 15, hopped on a boat from Poland and sailed to New York to escape the Nazi reign. In New York, he swept floors at a barber shop until he made enough money to invest in stocks. He became very wealthy after much hard work, achieving the American Dream, and becoming the epitome of the rags to riches stories that are so inspiring among Americans. Achieving the American Dream is a quintessential desire to native born Americans and…

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  • Eugéne Delacroix Analysis

    Eugéne Delacroix was born on April 26 in Charenton, France in the year of 1798. He lived for 65 years before he died on August 13, 1863. He didn’t grow up with a lot of money and his painting career never paid him a well enough. He also tended to try and push the boundaries in some of his paintings, more so in his religious pieces. He was a romanticism artist. The romanticism style was an emphasis on emotion and drama of the subject that was depicted in the painting. He didn’t start out in the…

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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. (http://www.vangoghgallery.com/catalog/Painting/508/Starry-Night.html) 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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  • Edgar Degas Research Paper Outline

    not be able to concentrate, or finish one project at a time. Despite this, and other struggles that Edgar went through, he was still as successful and as any other artist in the world of art. Edgar was not known like Picasso, Van Gogh, and Da Vinci, but is still known by people who have a passion, or love for art and that know more than the average person. Edgar will always be know as a great…

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  • Figurative Language And Symbolism In Starrry Night By Anne Sexton

    “Starry Night” is a poem by Anne Sexton that was written to show her own analysis of the painting by Vincent van Gogh which holds the same name. While the painting is a beautiful work in itself, Sexton’s poem provides details that accentuates the painting. Sexton’s interpretation of the painting is completely angled toward a beautiful death experience. Sexton’s poem is filled with imagery, figurative language, and diction that brings more life and understanding to the painting. Anne Sexton…

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