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  • Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night

    The Starry Night. Kloss states: it is “majestic, expressionistic and unexpected. It is often cited as one of the most important precursors of German and Nordic Expressionism.” “At least one art historian has observed that it is more powerful, and more imaginative, than anything in later Expressionistic art, which proceeded from a similar charged vision of Nature (L44). Van Gogh’s work around this time was full of “passion and turmoil” yet his Starry Night is an extreme expression of…

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  • Gustav Klimt's Hard Times Lead To Great Ends

    mother was a talented singer but never did anything about it. Gustav Klimt’s main focus of his work is on religion and love. Although, The Kiss is his most famous piece of art to this day, Death and Life is the most influential and inspiring piece he has ever made. After his graduation in 1883 from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, he started a company with his younger brother Ernest and friend Franz Masch. Company of Artist was sought out for. He, his brother and Franz primarily…

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  • Significance Of Diwali

    It is not just your typical night; it is a night which is brighter than day; a festival which is even visible from space, Diwali. ‘Deepavali’ is what Diwali was known as, it is derived from two words, deep as in a candle (light); avali means a row. Hence, the meaning of Deepavali is a row of lights; this has an ancient story behind it. Over a billion people celebrate Diwali making it the most observed holiday in India. On this day lanterns, electric lights and fireworks illuminate the night to…

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  • The Night Cafe Vincent Van Gogh Analysis

    Critical Analysis on The Night Cafe by Vincent Van Gogh In 1888, Vincent Van Gogh painted a painting called The Night Cafe. He used oil on canvas as his medium and used a 72,4 cm by 92.1 cm canvas. The subject matter of the piece is a narrative, and the setting takes place indoors. To be more specifically it’s in a cafe which contains many still lives such as clocks, tables, chairs, glasses, and much more.In addition to the still lifes there is also many people doing a variety of things…

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  • Discipleship Ministry Essay

    Introduction/ History Remembering one’s history is important in creating a productive and successful future. The Met does just that. During the early 1900s, the founding fathers of the Met experienced financial difficulties. These struggles helped orchestrate a new vision and inspired them to create an innovative PATH (prayer, attendance, tithes and offerings, and hospitable invitation), which continues today with nearly 1,100 members. The Metropolitan Baptist Church was established in 1917…

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  • Claude Monet Water Lilli Painting Analysis

    defined through a higher resolution. The reproduction painting is usually shown fully lit and out of context with the surrounding artwork as seen in a museum. A reproduction of Water Lilies is more accessible. It can be printed on a t-shirt, a poster, or placed in a whole new context. For example, the painting can be reworked into another piece of art, but still it remains recognizable. The reproduction of the work can also emphasize the artist’s purpose for painting the picture to begin with.…

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  • Manao Tuppau Analysis

    – Vincent Van Gogh), uses colors to arouse feelings in his art; Gauguin himself exploits this emotional potential of color in “Manao Tupapau”, where he created a haunting, supernatural quality through his color choices. For example, the purples used for the wall give the painting an air of ominousness and gloom;…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh The Starry Night

    Rijana Radoncic Kingsborough Community College Art 3100 Descriptive Paper November 12th 2015 Vincent Van Gough is known for his very famous oil on canvas still life landscape painting “The Starry Night”, created in 1889, which can be seen in the Museum of Modern Art. Vincent Van Gough was an expressionist painter, and “The Starry Night” is definitely an example of the expressionist time period, which was known for exaggerating aspects of the form in a painting to attract emotions rather than…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night Meaning

    time I begin to write an essay for Intro to Visual Arts I always go back to “Starry Night, Vincent Van Gogh’s most famous piece of art.” Even though there are many works of art that I could write this essay about I chose to write this essay over “Starry Night” because I have a great understanding of this piece of art. In many of the “Starry Night” viewer’s eyes it is a beautiful piece of work, but in Vincent van Gogh’s eyes it is his worst piece of art. Van Gogh says the painting is not…

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  • Vincent's Bedroom: Vincent Van Gogh

    bedroom, where he had eventually died after attempting to commit suicide. He is thought to have painted it to show his sadness and even reflect his suicide in 1890. In Don Mclean's tribute song known as 'Vincent', the lyrics points out the work of art as the following: “Now I understand what you tried to say to me, how you suffered for your sanity.” The bedroom does not show the calming nature usually found in bedrooms, but instead implies unrest from the horizontal lines. The painting in…

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