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  • Worcester Art Museum Case Study

    Project Overview Our project aims at identifying an organization, understanding its current business processes and help it with innovative, reasonable and effective solutions. We further concentrated on identifying the activities where information systems can be applied and can lead to innovation. To understand practical issues deeper, we searched for an 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 public libraries serve as a valuable community resource – a learning place for people from all walk of live. Thus, taking advantage of technology world, our plan included resolving the library issues with technological innovations. Although we had planned to use the technology considering the adoptive nature of the library staff. Especially, in this…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

    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 hooves are separated by a small oval depression. Lamassu with lion paws, the two front paws comes with four claws while the remaining rear legs only contains two visible claws. The tail of…

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  • Still Life With A Skull And A Writing Quill Analysis

    To attract and keep the attention of the audience in a genre as stale and traditional as still life painting can be a difficult task, but many painters have risen to the challenge in the hundreds of years since its invention. These methods are numerous and involve the exploration of tensions such as those that exist between abstraction and representation, or moralizing versus hedonistic. Considered one of the lowest types of art by the French Academy, Still Life with a Bottle of Rum, Shoes, and…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Research Paper

    Vincent van Gogh ART 1030: Intro to Art Jacob Vienna, 002 VIENNA, JACOB – VINCENT VAN GOGH Vincent van Gogh Vincent van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter who is considered to be one of the greatest Dutch painters to ever live. One thing van Gogh is known for is the emotion in his work. I chose to write this paper about van Gogh due to this. In Starry Night, van Gogh communicates his feelings of coldness and darkness in his life. Van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in…

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  • Elements And Elements Of Symbolism In Starrry Night, By Vincent Van Gogh

    Description There are various shades of blue and black, splashes of yellows, a textured cypress tree, yellow stars, a crescent moon glazed in its own yellow light, a blue mountain range, fields of blue, a town, buildings was a dash of orange in the windows, a church with a large steeple, vertical and horizontal lines, black lines in the tree, small trees in the town with curly tops, reflections of the yellow moonlight on the tops of the buildings and the small trees. Analysis There are five…

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