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    Western Landscape Painting

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    Chinese landscape painting in the long process of development, the formation of a unique style and aesthetic taste and a complete theoretical system. Similarly, in the Western painting accounted for an important position of the landscape is also true. These two objects of the same performance using different forms of expression of art in the world of art treasures occupy an extremely important position. They are in two different civilizations, the aesthetic value of these two art is the precious legacy of human development. Chinese landscape painting with the Western landscape is the subject of the corresponding, many people understand that this is only a different tool, different materials, the effect is different, but these are secondary,…

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    what is hidden by what we see”. Majority of his paintings were done during the surrealism movement. This movement began in the 20th century and it allowed artists and writers to tap into the unconscious minds of individuals through their creative works. Rene Magritte used common everyday objects in his paintings and transformed them into cryptic and thought provoking images by using veils, colors, and proper placement of objects and people. In order to understand the meaning behind…

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    General Wolfe Nature

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    nature center stage depicting nature as divine mystical transcendental experiences, as is noted in Fig 5.38 Kaaterskill Falls. I believe early American artist used nature a source to tell story of a particular time in history and later becoming its own other worldly experience. When thinking of nature as a form to show case wealth and stature, nature takes a backseat. Nature is not the focal point in the painting nor does it have any major significance. Which is clearly noted in Fig 3.4,…

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    love someone, you cannot see any faults in that person. Some believe this is a lifelong feeling, but I believe it is only temporary. In the film Her by Spike Jonze, Theodore falls in love with his operating system and is forced to grow out of the honeymoon phase as the operating system advances. When Theodore first starts to fall in love with Samantha (his OS), he is blind to the fact that he is not in a normal relationship. This reminds me of a piece of art we studied: The Lovers by Rene…

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    in a free-natured romp through nature the painting attempts to emulate. The painting contains sixteen feminine-coded human figures sitting in a hyper-colored field. Instead of a contemporary scene, trees enclose a mythic clearing. This deifies these figures as they lounge nude in multicolored grass, talk, play instruments, and dance. There are no straight lines within the painting, giving it a sense of fluidity and motion, even though most of the figures are in a stationary position. There is…

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    Charles Baudelaire’s “The Painter of Modern Life” and G.-Albert Aurier’s “Symbolism in Painting: Paul Gauguin” are key texts in understanding the creation of modern art in France. When looking at art produced from the 19th century, art changed forms from traditional, naturalistic styles towards modern styles is clear. Baudelaire and Aurier wield their conceptions of art and beauty against the Academy and its traditional style in the two texts. The different theories established in each article…

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    Brittany through the costumed piety of figures associated with the region, however, through coloring and compositional make up the viewer is removed from a temporal location and placed in the vision of a faithful Breton woman. By not including aspects of an actual location Gauguin is perpetuating his mythical place-ideas about the primitive spirituality of the region. In Martinique Landscape Gauguin was looking for the savage and the primitive in an untarnished tropical setting. While Gauguin’s…

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    Just as in Eduard Manet’s Olympia Morimura is laying in the exact same position as the woman in the painting by Manet including the placement of his hand which also matches the woman in the painting. Morimura even makes sure to have a porcelain black cat to stand in for the black cat that is seen near the woman’s feet in the painting. Unlike the painting Morimura’s image consist of a variety of colors that are brighter than those in the painting by Manet. Morimura’s image even includes a very…

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    The female nude, a longstanding western tradition in art is used to express ideas of beauty. It soon became a site to address the immediate changes in the modern industrial world, representing the female nude as a vessel to address the urban modernization of the roles of women. The portrayal of the female nude in Henri Matisse’s Bathers by a River uses the nude to express his frustrations with the Battle of Verdun. Initially, it was conceived in 1909 as a scene of arcadian leisure, but then…

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    Pastoral Tableau Analysis

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    Pastoral Tableau was designed by Shara Rowley Plough, a mixed media artist who formerly worked in Cleveland,MS. Ms. Plough attended school at the University of Iowa, obtaining a Bachelors of Fine Arts, and at the University of Arizona receiving a Master of Fine Arts. After receiving such illustrious degrees, she went on to pursue her career as an artist. Pastoral Tableau exhibit was displayed in the Wright Art Center located on Delta State University’s campus. This exhibit featured several…

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