Painting Papers

  • Maritime Art

    1977 words, 8 pages

    Marine Art Introduction I have chosen marine art as my subject because of a visit to the Maritime Museum at Grenwich and the Historical Dockyard in Portsmouth. It helped me realise the importance of maritime to this country and the impact it had on our history. Art plays a large part in helping us understand visually what happened and documents key moments in history. Even on HMS Victory at Portsmouth it has a painting of Nelson in his dying moments placed in the actual position of where it happened. This dissertation is a look at how maritime art has evolved and how the greatness and im

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    15th Century Italian Painters

    1710 words, 7 pages

    Abstract This paper discusses the revolutionary usage of perspective, three-dimensional representation of painting on a flat surface began to seep into art around the time of the Renaissance. This style added a realistic quality to paintings starting around the 1400’s. By reflecting on various resources I will report on these perspectives by comparing several pieces of Renaissance art. Linear perspective, or mathematical perspective, involves projecting the three-dimensional world onto a two-dimensional surface, such as paper or canvas (Art Institute of Chicago, 2003). A great example of t

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    Art Compare And Contrast

    1023 words, 5 pages

    Art historians often use comparisons to study the history of works or art. The point of the comparison is to understand the meaning in the works of art. In the following essay I will analyze, compare and contrast two works of art: "The Harvesters” by Pieter Bruegel the Elder and "Mr. and Mrs. Andrews" by Thomas Gainsborough. Peter Bruegel, commonly known as Peter Bruegel the Elder was from a large and influential family of artists. Bruegel was born sometime between 1525 and 1530 in the town of Antwerp in the Netherlands. Bruegel was an innovative painter as well a

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    The Painting Style Of Fauvism

    1095 words, 5 pages

    Fauvism is a style of painting in which artists used brilliant, intense colors, simplified lines, and overstated perspectives. They believed color had an emotional force which individual Fauvists used for different reasons. Originality and impulsiveness were preferred over the actual finished product. This movement had a somewhat brief span from 1901-1906 and consisted of no specific philosophies. By 1907, the artists involved in this movement began to give way to other modern movements. Originating in Paris, three exhibitions were held there displaying this style. Les Fauves, the French w

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    Salvador Dali Surrealism

    1373 words, 6 pages

    Surrealism was the 20th century phase in art and literature of expressing subconscious in images without order or coherence, as in a dream. Andre Breton was considered the main creator of the surrealist movement. By 1924, Breton viewed his movement as a rebellion against the accepted moral, social, and logical orders. Surrealist art went beyond writing or painting objects as they looked at reality. Their art showed objects in distorted forms, colors, and movements like in a dream. Breton was influenced by a psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. Sigmund Freud was an Austrian

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    Joan Of Arc

    1438 words, 6 pages

    In the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City the painting "Joan of Arc" by Jules Bastien-Lepage hangs in the B. Gerald Cantor Sculpture Gallery. This Piece is rather large and was done with oil paint on canvas, its dimensions being approximately eight feet tall with a width of ten feet. When walking toward Bastien-Lapage's painting, it's size and realism grabs one’s attention, and then holds it while this scene of Joan of Arc seems to take place right before one's eyes. The corridor where the painting is displayed is part of the museums permanent collection. The gallery is composed of ma

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    8th Impressionist Exhibition

    2490 words, 10 pages

    Sarah Allen To examine whether or not the exhibition of 1886 was in fact an end to impressionism it is helpful first to note a distinction between impressionism as a style and impressionism as a movement. 1886 may indeed have been marked as an end to impressionism as a dominant movement of allied artists at the time, however impressionism as a style which has a distinctive manner continued after 1886, albeit it mainly by the longstanding ‘true’ impressionists. New movements and artistic endeavors did start to surface after 1886. To sa

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    Giotto Mattise And The Religious Imagination

    2794 words, 12 pages

    Reflections on Invisible Space In the collective art historical canon, Giotto and Matisse share unexpected yet poignant similarities. In Out of Eden by W.S. DiPiero from the essay, Matisse’s Broken Circle, the author explores Matisse’s concept of the religious imagination and his emulation of Giotto. I am intrigued by Matisse’s fascination with Giotto after reading this quote by Matisse: “All art worthy of the name is religious. Be it a creation of lines, or colors: if it is not religious, it does not exist. If it is not religious, it is only a matter of documentary art, anecdotal

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    Venetia Stanley By Anthony Van Dyck

    2136 words, 9 pages

    Most people must be moved when they see the painting of Venetia Stanley by Anthony Van Dyck. She seems asleep, her head gently resting on her hand, but then you see one of her eyes is open in an unnatural way. You realise she is dead. Van Dyck, with just black and white paint, evokes a timeless image of serenity and beauty within death. There are other sombre paintings in the exhibition of his works currently showing at London's Royal Academy. They reflect a seventeenth century of war, plague and premature death. However, the gallery also has evocative religious and mythological paintings and

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    The Equation That Changed The World

    2111 words, 9 pages

    Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso are the essence of innovation; inspiring artists and scientists, alike, for generations. As modern science is to Einstein; modern art is to Picasso. The uncanny coincidence between the two icon’s creative and ingenious lives is only surpassed by the complete absence of contact between the two fields at the time, and the innate differences between Cubism and scientific knowledge of the era that led to the discoveries of modern world. The reality of the world as it had been known for centuries was changing daily, and Einstein had opened u

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    Survive As An Artist

    1630 words, 7 pages

    Art and its many sectors have developed significantly in present times. There are many new art forms such as video games, music, buildings, etc. Moreover, art is everywhere; it takes on many forms. However, since art is already too wide, people should have a critical and creative mind to understand art. Many common people miss interpreting art; consequently, many of them do not want to be an artist. In fact an artist live offers an amazing variety of possibilities for the future, it also give people great challenge to open human mind to see art. Essentially, art is a

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    A Helping Hand Weight Of The World

    1088 words, 5 pages

    The artist Diego Rivera found art in everything he saw, and in all of his surroundings. The majority of his paintings when he returned to Mexico had something in common, the subjects of his paintings are portrayed doing labor work with olive skin, and their clothes, if they are wearing any, are very plain and simple. The nature of his work is what captures his viewers attention. Diego Rivera is one of Mexico's most recognized and famous painter of his time, and his work on The Flower Carrier falls into the same style as those of his other well known pieces of work. The Flower Carrier, also

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    Passion Of Artemisia: Like Father, Like Daughter

    1394 words, 6 pages

    A woman victimized by men, raped and humiliated, broken and looked down upon; can she really make a name for herself in the art world in 17th century Italy? The Passion of Artemisia, by Susan Vreeland, is the story of a strong woman who is a victim of men, her society and her circumstances. Instead of allowing her circumstances to disable her and suppress her artistic talent, she uses her experiences and her womanhood to her benefit. However, she discovers that she is quite similar to the one who hurt her the most, her father. Artemisia and her father Orazio, share qualities and experience

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    Claude Monet And Impressionism

    1607 words, 7 pages

    Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to deliver a short history of the life of Claude Monet while giving an in-depth description of his artistic journey through Impressionism and the major factors which influenced his artistic style. This paper describes the artistic influences and techniques in Monet’s life from beginning to end, with a definition of Impressionism in place of a conclusion. Examples of his works may be found in Appendices A and B. Pre-Artistic History Oscar-Claude Monet was the second son of Claude-Adolphe and Louise-Justine Aubrée Monet, born on the 14th of November

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    The Implications Of The Reproduction Of Leonardo Da Vincis Last Supper

    1201 words, 5 pages

    Coming up with a method of defining art is a daunting task. One point is certain; the creation of objects which serve to aesthetically satisfy has long been a strong human impulse. These objects have no practical purpose beyond the domain of evoking emotion; however, the fact that they were created with a particular intention in mind makes them invaluable. The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is one of the most recognizable images in art history. Its reproduction has allowed this famous piece of art to become accessible to nearly everyone. The implications of the reproduction of art are profou

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    Thomas Cole, An American Influence

    1331 words, 6 pages

    Thomas Cole, an American Influence Thomas Cole was an established 19th century American painter. He was a landscape artist and the founder of the Hudson River School, an American art movement consisting of other landscape artists. He was known for his realistic depiction of American landscape and countryside. Along with painting landscapes, he painted allegorical works, the most famous being The Course of Empire, a five part series and The Voyage of Life, a four part series. Cole was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England in 1801. His family immigrated to America when he was seventee

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    Leonardo Da Vinci

    2577 words, 11 pages

    Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452, in Vinci, Italy, just outside of Florence. He was the illegitimate son of a 25 year old notary named Ser Piero, and a peasant girl named Caterina. When he was about five years old, Leonardo’s father took custody of him, while his mother married someone else and moved to a town nearby. Both his parents continued to have children and eventually Leonardo had a total of 17 half brothers and sisters. Leonardo had access to many scholarly texts owned by family and friends while growing up in his father's home. He was also exposed to painting because o

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    Andy Warhol

    2424 words, 10 pages

    Andrew Warhola, better known as Andy Warhol, changed the way we think about art forever. His ideas, beliefs, style, and many other aspects of him bent what was “right” and made us re-think it. “He changed the world” (Dave Hickey). As a young kid Andy’s perception of fame was quite odd, he believed it was all or nothing. He also thought that art, unlike most people, also fit if you were “Making garbage valuable” (Andy Warhol). As a kid, Andy was quite odd compared to other children. While others were playing sports he was usually drawing or gawking over super-stars. He was very shy, hung out

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    Andy Warhol Maryline Diptych Analyses

    1154 words, 5 pages

    Image Reference: Marilyn Diptych, Andy Warhol, 1962 Tate Gallery, London  A series of fifty paintings of the cult actress Marilyn Monroe, represented like Byzantine Icon in a diptych format, is the masterpiece called The Marilyn Diptych by Andy Warhol and the image I am going to analyse within this essay. The reason I’ve chosen this image is at first appearance it might seem an effortless piece of art to make, as it is always reproducing the same image of Marilyn, the one and only subject matter of the masterwork, but looking deeper than just its visual features, it’s conc

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    When Can Our Senses Lead Us To The Truth

    1386 words, 6 pages

    In every individual there is an innate ability to sense things. These senses could be just a perception, an experience, and a thought made by an individual. At the subatomic level, everything is connected to each other- the tree to the human being, the human being to the rock, the rock to the fruit, the fruit to the air. In the field of science, atoms are frequently explained with the empty space contained in them. Thus, these atoms exist in every individual and the Earth as a whole, connecting humans with the world by energy. Thus, if we are all connected, our senses are the only way that hel

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    Andy Warhol's Contribution To Underground Pop Culture

    1704 words, 7 pages

    The worlds of ‘pop culture’ and ‘underground culture’ are two generally contrasting ones. Although both have concepts of music, film, fashion, literature, and art, they are drastically different. While one is hidden in the depths of society, the other is in the mainstream and recognized by all. Underground pop culture, however, is the joining of these two significantly opposing communities. This hybrid culture is the ideal marriage of unseen and unfamiliar talent emerging from the deep unknown and entering the homes of everyday society. Underground pop culture allows many dissimilar and previo

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    An Interview With John Chervinsky

    1077 words, 5 pages

    John Chervinsky is a scientist. His days consist of running a particle accelerator and, when possible, taking a couple of photos. He never planned to be a photographer, or to have one man shows. His work was an exploration, and a camera was his tool. One day, he saw the work of photographer-friend John Pfhal. Pfhal(pronounced Fall) created a series of “altered landscapes” where he used rope and string to create illusions of shape and dimension within landscapes. Mr. Chervinsky became fascinated with the possibility of using illusion in photos, and set up his own mini studio. The setu

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    Jackson Pollock

    1570 words, 7 pages

    -ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM WHEN Key Features American Post World War 2:1940’s- 50’s Moved focus of art from Paris to New York BRIEF HISTORY -From Dan’s presentation 2 weeks ago we know that the build up to and the eventual outbreak of WW2 with Hitler’s invasion of Poland in 1933 led to the collapse of Bauhaus. -There was then a massive exodus of talent out of Germany to USA, RUSSIA, ENGLAND and France. -Walter Gropius [founder of Bauhaus], architect -George Grosz, designer -Otto Dix, Expressionist painter all move to the US -In America the work of the psychoanalysts Carl Jun

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    Influence Of Jeffrey Smart

    1316 words, 6 pages

    Smart is one of Australia’s best known artists with his almost iconic and unique imagery, heavily influenced from various artists and art forms alike. Even though Smart is not a prolific painter, his artworks are internationally recognised and highly acclaimed.[citation needed] His stark portrayals of contemporary life, both realistic and absurd, have been the basis of many artistic discussions.[citation needed] Critics and admirers of Smart's paintings often debate his subject matter, and whenever questioned in interview, Smart side-tracks the topic of subject matter to his style; "Leaving th

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    The Degree To Which Impressionism Reflects The Life And Times Of Late Nineteenth Century Paris

    1322 words, 6 pages

    Before one can begin to comprehend the reflection of late nineteenth century Paris on Impressionism art, one first has to have a complete understanding of the history of France, as well as what life was like in France at the time of the Impressionism movement. One hundred years before Impressionism started in Paris, the French Revolution took place, bringing a newly found awareness to social equality to the whole of Europe. The industrial Revolution, having a huge effect on Impressionism, started over a century before Impressionism and continued up until a year after Impressionism started.

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    Viaducts Breaks Ranks

    1857 words, 8 pages

    Klee revealed a more socially and politically relevant side in his 1937 painting Revolution of the Viaduct, of which the earlier version is called Guggenheim’s Arches of the Bridge Break Ranks. It was created when Fascism was on the rise in Europe, the image of rebellious arches escaping from the conformity of a viaduct invokes public dissension while promoting individuality. It is a flippant but foreboding reference to Albert Speer’s monolithic Nazi architecture as well as to official Soviet imagery of workers marching forward in unison. There is a poignant postscript to Klee’s social c

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    Greek And Romanesque Art

    1173 words, 5 pages

    Art has changed a great deal since it began many centuries ago. Centuries, however, are not necessary to notice the small changes that are evident even between cultures of similar times. Such is the case with the Greeks and Romans. Both cultures had exquisite pieces of art, but they were very different from each other. The amazing thing about art is that no matter how many differences exist, it is still beautiful in its own sense. There are also a number of similarities that are evident with these two cultures as well, but the point that will be focused on is the differ

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    1885 words, 8 pages

    Prof. Cooper Humanities 102 There was a long period of time in human history where there was an extreme lack of culture. This time period is known as the Dark Ages. This period of time was dominated by fierce mountanist people, who were also called iconoclast. These destructive people heavily detested the idea of culture and religion, so they would destroy anything that was related to culture or religion. Paintings, poems, manuscripts and idols were demolished by the iconoclast. Courageous Italian priests, monks and bishops took the responsibility to save the culture. They took objects th

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    Ideal Imagery With An Unidealized Approach

    1546 words, 7 pages

    Simply compare the titles “Holy Family on the Steps” with “The Holy Family with a Little Bird”?already formed is a notion that the latter is more interesting. For the popular religious subject the Holy Family, the French Baroque painter Nicolas Poussin exhibits his famous Classical style in his Holy Family on the Steps of ca. 1648 on a 72 cm x 104 cm canvas. On the other hand, the Spanish Baroque painter Bartolome Murillo shows his lively and realistic style in The Holy Family with a Little Bird of ca. 1650 on a larger canvas of 201 cm x 157 cm, suggesting that his representation of a joyous f

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    An Aesthetic Comparison Of Art For Pablo Ruiz Picasso And Rembrandt Van Rijn

    1927 words, 8 pages

    IDH 4007 Professor Baily Defining the Human Condition An aesthetic image is typically seen as a whole, rather than in parts. However, images are able to be broken down into their visual elements: line, texture, shape and color (Belting, 83). Each of these elements is to images as the alphabet is to language. All together they allow our eyes to perceive and brain to recognize the conveyed message, or image in this case. In a compare and contrast evaluation between the works of Rembrandt Van Rijn and Pablo Picasso, the viewer may be able to evaluate their works of art regarding these elemen

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    The Crucifixion

    2132 words, 9 pages

    “The Crucifixion with the Virgin and Saint John” (fig.1) and “The Crucifixion” (fig.2) in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, an oil painting created between ca.1495-1625 of European Paintings. Both of the paintings are created by different Dutch and periods, but the painting deliver the same message to the audiences. It describes the death of the Jesus and the sadness of the people. It represents most of the people cherish and pray for Jesus. Although two image’s messages are same, but they are painting in different materials. Fig.1 is oiling on the canvas and Fig.2 is oil

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    Edward Hopper

    1364 words, 6 pages

    Edward Hopper was one of the greatest American artists of his time. His work has left modern artists inspired and influenced. Recurring themes in his work are loneliness and solitude. Born in 1882 in New York to a middle class family, he made his living through commercial art and print making, although this was not his real passion. He studied in the New York school of illustration but switched the New York school of art instead. He was taught by Robert Henri, one of the American leaders of the realism movement. He studied for seven years here and then travelled to Pari

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    The Morality Of Dorian Gray

    1146 words, 5 pages

    AP English 12 In the preface of the novel Wilde suggests, “There is no moral or immoral book;” however, throughout the novel Wilde contradicts himself by creating characters that perform both moral and immoral acts. The entirety of the novel is intended to discover the relationship between beauty and morality; Dorian’s beauty displays both his good and bad side. His beauty is so superior to everything else in the world, that he is influenced to believe that beauty can purify his soul no matter what he does. The novel takes place during the aesthetic movement, the mai

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    Picasso Thesi

    2916 words, 12 pages

    Picasso’s Style Changed the History of Art Jaime Burns Rasmussen College Author Note This research is being submitted on March 6, 2011 for Jaime Burns’s HUM2023 course at Rasmussen College by Jaime Burns. Picasso’s Style Changed the History of Art The world’s greatest artist, Pablo Ruiz Picasso was born on October 25th, 1881, in Malaga, Spain. Picasso was exposed to art at an early age, his father taught drawing at a local school of Fine Arts and Crafts, his early exposure may be one of the reasons why Picasso had an advantage over other artists. Picasso studied art at the Sch

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    1358 words, 6 pages

    Impressionism was an early Avant-garde art movement. It began in the late 19th century in France where artists like Claude Monet were inspired by their predecessors Gustav Courbet and Édouard Manet to create images of their own daily realities. Paintings by Impressionist artists have become some of the most popular artworks of all time. This is probably due to the fact that their subjects were usually pleasing and uncomplicated. The key components of Impressionism are based on Firstly, light: the impressionist looked long and hard at how light is reflected or absorbed, and how this interac

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    Analysis My Last Duchess Robert Browning

    1002 words, 5 pages

    Robert Browning’s My Last Duchess is a dramatic monologue uttered by the Duke of Ferrari which highlights the jealous and sadistic nature of his character and the mysteriousness which surrounds his late wife’s demise. The poem starts with him drawing the attention of the person whom he is talking to, who is, as one later finds out, a messenger from the Count’s family whose daughter’s hand the duke seeks in marriage; to the portrait of his late wife on the wall. The duke praises the work of the painter, Fra Pandolf, who had spent a whole day slaving over the painting to

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    La Vie

    1003 words, 5 pages

    Pablo Picasso La Vie’s hidden story Pablo Picasso was born on October 25th 1881 in the city of Malaga, Spain, and until his death in 1973, Picasso influenced and changed the world through his various forms of art (Harris, 2003). He was a revolutionary figure who is credited with making strides in the art world through the Cubist movement, and other innovations like becoming the co-inventor of the collage. Picasso was enveloped with art from an early age. His father was a painter and also taught art at a variety of institutions. Thus, Picasso naturally followed in his f

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    Comparing And Contrasting The Last Judgment To The Last Supper

    993 words, 4 pages

    The Last Supper was a very powerful Biblical event, in which Jesus and his disciples gathered for one final dinner together. According to the Bible, important events took place during the Last Supper, including an announcement by Jesus that one of his disciples would betray him and the first communion. To artists in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, it was necessary to give proper deference to such notable occurrences. Both Leonardo da Vinci and Jacopo Robusti, known as Tintoretto, took upon the challenge of recreating the Last Supper. While Last Supper by da Vinci and Last Su

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    Art Of 1860 To 1910

    1007 words, 5 pages

    Impressionist art involved capturing the image of an object or a person in a manner similar to how another person would see it if they looked at it with their own eyes. Therefore, impressionist painters used a lot of color for brightness and vibrancy to paint their outdoor scene pictures. They captured the images without much detail, but with bold colors to accurately and objectively portray visual reality with respect to the transient effects of color and light. Most of the impressionist paintings were produced between 1867 and 1886. Therefore, this brief essay examine

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    Slaying Of Holofernes, Artimesia Ghentileschi

    991 words, 4 pages

    Art History Research Paper Slaying of Holofernes, Artimesia Ghentileschi In 1612, Italian Baroque artist Artimesia Gentileschi, began an oil painting, titled Judith Slaying Holofernes. Artimesia was highly influenced by another Italian Baroque artist, famously known as Caravaggio. Baroque art style is "an art style of the 1600's that used exaggerated motion and easily interpreted detail to produce drama plus an emotional response." ( ) Baroque can be characterized for its use of sweeping diagonal movement in space. It is most noteable for its dramatic lig

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    A Retrospective View On Johannes Vermeer’s Girl With The Pearl Earring

    995 words, 4 pages

    The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring is one of Johannes Vermeer’s, a 17th century Dutch painter, most celebrated masterpieces. This work of art is sometimes referred to as the “Mona Lisa of the North” or the “Dutch Mona Lisa”, however this painting is said not to be Vermeer’s most significant work but it is definitely considered one of his most enduring. Johannes Vermeer was born in 1632 and as his artistic abilities began to evolve, he was able to feature domesticity and everyday life with almost photographic precision. His mastering of bright pigments, light effect, and brush strokes a

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    Formal Art Analysis Paper

    988 words, 4 pages

    Analysis of Rober Léopold Leprince’s Waterfall at Reichenbach ART1301 Art Appreciation French artist Robert Léopold Leprince’s Waterfall at Reichenbach is currently on display at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas. It is part of their permanent collection. It is an oil painting of the Reichenbach falls in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland. Leprince painted this piece in 1824 at the age of 24. It is a small painting with a vertical orientation. It is framed with an ornate gold frame. Leprince’s medium for Waterfall at Reichenbach was oil on pa

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    Starry Night

    1009 words, 5 pages

    Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh has risen to the peak of artistic achievements. Van Gogh was not really popular and only sold one painting in his life time, the aftermath of his work is enormous. Starry Night is one of the most well known images in modern culture as well as being one of the most replicated prints. Van Gogh painted this piece in 1889 while he was in Saint Remy seeking treatment in a mental asylum. Interestingly enough, he painted this piece from his memory and it was supposed to have been based on a constellation arrangement he had seen earlier on in th

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    Pablo Picasso

    999 words, 4 pages

    Picasso’s birth name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso. He was named in honor of saints and relatives. Ruiz and Picasso were for his mother and father because that was Spanish custom. He was born on October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain. He was the first child of Done Jose Ruiz y Blasco and Maria Picasso Lopez., He died on April 8, 1973 at the age of 91 in Mougins, France. His nationality was Spanish. He was famous for his painting, drawings, sculptures, and ceramics. He was taught how to paint by h

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    Fafi Biography

    1008 words, 5 pages

    The artist I’m doing is Fafi. Fafi was born and raised in Toulouse France. Her artist works were based on fine arts and mainly graffiti. The graffiti she made were based on girl characters in any type of mood. Moods such as funny, sexy, aggressive, happy, and all others you can name of. Fafi was eighteen when she started painting on the walls. It takes all her daytime, energy, and thinking when she does her drawings. People first witnessed her graffiti on her hometown walls in 1994. Many people were astonished by her drawings. Fafi was inspired by her friends and the g

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    1010 words, 5 pages

    Surrealism originated in the late 1910s and early '20s as a literary movement that experimented with a new mode of expression called automatic writing, or automatism, which sought to release the unbridled imagination of the subconscious. Officially consecrated in Paris in 1924 with the publication of the Manifesto of Surrealism by the poet and critic André Breton (1896–1966), Surrealism became an international intellectual and political movement. Breton, a trained psychiatrist, along with French poets Louis Aragon (1897–1982), Paul Éluard (1895–1952), and Philippe Soupa

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    Creating Conceptual Art

    998 words, 4 pages

    ARTS/230 Creating Conceptual Art Many artist have used the past work of other artist as inspiration for new art. Eduard Manet’s Olympia was the inspiration for Yasumasu Morimura’s portrait Twins. Eduard Manet’s Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe was inspired by of Marcantonio Raimondi’s The Judgment of Paris. The motivation behind paraphrasing other artists’ work varies. The artist could be making a religious, social or political statement. Maybe the artist has a competitive nature and feel as though they can make the art better by improving on flaws. Some artists want to make a mockery out of the or

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    Automat - Edward Hopper (1927)

    1004 words, 5 pages

    The painting is a realistic painting which depicts a lonely woman glaring into a cup of coffee in an automat, with fine clothes and make-up. She is wearing a hat which is being pulled low over her forehead. She seems to be sorrowful and not willing to communicate with other people. It seems that she is carrying a heavy burden. The winter clothes and gloves of the woman imply a cold condition and symbolize a sense of indifference and coolness. Hopper uses many symbols to emphasize the sadness of the painting. For instance, the dark corner and the shadows underneath the table indicate and emp

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    Young Woman With Unicorn

    1002 words, 5 pages

    Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, or Raphael for short is one of the most known artist the world has ever came to known, growing up in the Renaissance era, and being a Catholic his work mostly reflects these two elements, Raphael most famously known for such paintings such as George and the Dragon, Deposition of Christ, and probably one of his most well-known Transfiguration the one that stands out the most is his painting of a young woman which in her arms appears to be a young unicorn, people often relate this painting much to Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous Mona Lisa cause of i

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    Compare Contrast About 2 Artwork

    1011 words, 5 pages

    Figure 1. BOLEH !, Chan Kok Hooi 2003. Acrylic on canvas, 52cm x 185cm. National Visual Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Figure 2. Someone Forgotten (Dream and Reality), Wong Woan Lee 1999 Oil painting on canvas, 137cm x 176cm. National Visual Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The first artwork BOLEH! was done by a Malaysian talented artist Chan Kok Hooi , he was born in 1974 in Penang, Malaysia. Chan was get a Full Scholarship Art Award of Malaysian Institute of Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1992. Chan's art education came through the Malaysia

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