Visual Art And Design Papers

  • Michelangelo

    1698 words, 7 pages

    Michelangelo was pessimistic in his poetry and an optimist in his artwork. Michelangelo?s artwork consisted of paintings and sculptures that showed humanity in it?s natural state. Michelangelo?s poetry was pessimistic in his response to Strazzi even though he was complementing him. Michelangelo?s sculpture brought out his optimism. Michelangelo was optimistic in completing The Tomb of Pope Julius II and persevered through it?s many revisions trying to complete his vision. Sculpture was Michelangelo?s main goal and the love of his life. Since his art portrayed both optimism and pessim

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    Balsawood Structure Design

    2416 words, 10 pages

    . Introduction: This report is the first stage of the design, construction and testing of a balsa wood structure. In April, the design will be tested against classmates? designs, where the design with the highest load/weight ratio wins. The information gained from this report will be used in the construction of the structure. The report is composed of two sections. The first is an evaluation of material properties of balsa, glues and different joint configurations. The second section consists of a discussion on a preliminary design that is

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    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 Great Exhibition Of 1851

    1012 words, 5 pages

    The great exhibition of 1851, in London England was the produced by the labours and passions of several men, Prince Albert, Henry Cole, Francis Fuller, Charles Dilke and other members of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. They sought to create a greater climate of creativity in the British Isles, and promote the use of of good design in manufacturing. The onset of the industrial revolution had changed the way goods were designed and manufactured forever, making luxury objects far more accessible to the middle classes, and consequ

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    1350 words, 6 pages

    The question that is asked quite frequently is the question was Escher a mathmatician or an artist? some people say mathmatician others say artist but personally i believe it wa a little of both. to make those illusions and patterns he had 2 know a thing or two about numbers and calculations and things in that nature. he also have had 2 have artist ingfluence because who else would have such a great imagination to see those in his head.every great artist has a secret that holds signifgance to his or her painting and for escher it wa shis ability to make things pop out 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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    What Is Graphic Design

    1188 words, 5 pages

    Senior Project WHAT IS GRAPHIC DESIGN? If you want to get an idea across to an audience how would you do that? If you have a message you want to express how could you “send” it? One way is word of mouth. It is a strong but slow verbal method. Radio advertising has a much wider verbal and auditory broadcast. But another medium available is the use of visual stimulation. Visual stimulation occurs when anything is put in front of the eyes. Graphic design is any created text, pictures, computer rendered imaging, or any combination of these mediums to create a visual image or message.

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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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    Offering Optimal Uro Support

    1575 words, 7 pages

    1.Introduction With the introduction of the euro, the Commission’s employees will start using the new euro symbol (€) in their documents, spreadsheets, e-mail messages, etc. This can be done on PCs running the new reference configuration NTP 3.5, since the basic implementation of the new character has already been included there. However, after September 1997, when the NTP 3.5 Setup CD was published, the incorporation of the euro in IT systems and standards was still subject to ongoing development. Consequently, DI-STB had to adapt the first basic euro implementation of NTP 3.5 in order to co

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    Donatello The Most Important Sculptor Of The Early Renaissance

    2936 words, 12 pages

    Michelle Hoell Professor Kranz Humanities 2 16 Nov. 2001 Donatello is known as the most important sculptor of the Early Renaissance. The author, John Pope-Hennessy noted him as “one of the greatest artists who ever lived” (Pope-Hennessy p.11). Donatello was a modest person who was very dedicated to his works. Because of his great dedication, he was able to create so much art in so many different varieties (Poeschke p.5). Donatello’s origins, his accomplishments, and his impact are important aspects to appreciate the sculptor, Donatello. Donatello was born on 1386 in Flo

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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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    Gothic Art Architecture

    3721 words, 15 pages

    The gothic style had its origins in the Romanesque style and was prominent throughout Europe during the high and late medieval period. The Gothic period originated in France during the 12th century with Abbot Suger and endured until the Renaissance in Italy in the beginning of the 15th century. It did, however, continue to remain in prominence throughout the rest of Europe until the end of the 15th century and in some parts of northern Europe until the 16th century, with each region having its own variations in style. At the time it was referred to as the “French style” and wasn’t referred to

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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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    The Purpose Of The Liberal Arts In Education

    3568 words, 15 pages

    When they first arrive at college, many students are surprised at the general education classes they must take in order to graduate. They wonder why someone who wants to be an accountant or psychologist or television producer should study subjects that have nothing directly to do with those fields. And that is a reasonable question--Why should you study history, literature, philosophy, music, art, or any other subject outside of your major? Why should you study any subject that does not help to train you for a job? Why should you study computer programming when you will

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    Fernando Botero

    1557 words, 7 pages

    The art of Fernando Botero is widely known, revered, paraphrased, imitated and copied, For many, his characteristic rounded, sensuous forms of the human figure, animals, still lifes and landscapes represent the most easily identifiable examples of the modern art of Latin America. For others, he is a cultural hero.To travel with Botero in his native Colombia is to come to realize that he is often seen less as an artist and more as a popular cult figure. In his native Medell璯 he is mobbed by people wanting to see him, touch him or have him sign his name to whatever substa

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    Thank You For Being Greek

    1818 words, 8 pages

    The Ancient Greeks created what has become known as classical art. With that title, they are seen by many as the cornerstone to the western traditions of art and ideas, but the glory of the Greeks is not in their political philosophy or in their statesmanship, but in the fine arts. The Ancient Greeks are known for three main art forms; their sculptures, their temples, and their vase paintings; their art work embodies much of what made the Greek civilization great. The old Hellenics remain the most artistic race in the history of mankind. Fourth and fifth century Greek art is considered the

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    Systems Developement Plan For Bead Bar

    1508 words, 7 pages

    Summary Because the Bead Bar is a growing business and there is a need for development of new designs and higher quality products. The Bead Bar needs a systems development plan, which would help develop and maintain their information systems. To build this information system systems development methodology or SDM needs to be integrated, this is the process a business goes through to develop and maintain an information system. By having an SDM, which provide a framework for successful development of information systems, the Bead Bar can gain experience and are able to improve any process

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    A Comparison Of Medieval Madonna And Child Sculptures

    1982 words, 8 pages

    In the Metropolitan Museum of Art In the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Medieval Art Galleries, two French sculptures dated some two and a half centuries apart reflect the divergent styles of their times. Virgin and Child in Majesty (Auvergne, mid - late 12th c.) and Virgin and Child (attributed to Claux de Werve, Poligny, ca. 1415) share the same subject matter, but have little else in common. The earlier piece's stylized artifice looks back in time to the Migratory Period, the Iconoclastic Controversy, and Judean forms descended from the ancient Near East; its later succe

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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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    Egypt And Greek Arts

    1055 words, 5 pages

    Two of the greatest civilizations on earth, Egyptian and Greek cultures had a long and glorious history between them. Both cultures contributed many marvellous artistic styles and designs in various fields of art and architecture. They each have their unique design philosophies, yet they also share many similarities. These two respective cultures has influenced many modern day designs which shows that memorable designs are truly timeless. Some of the comparative areas of Egyptian and Greek cultures include sculptures, pottery making, and various architectural designs. One of the main cultur

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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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    Mies Van Der Rohe Traditionalism To Modernism

    1888 words, 8 pages

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies on the 27th March 1886 in Aachen, the son of Michael Mies, a stonemason, and Amalie Mies née Rohe. He attended the Cathedral school of Aachen from 1896 and left, with no qualification, in 1899. He then attended local trade school before becoming an apprentice on building sites and developing his freehand sketching skills at a decorative plaster company. In 1905 he moved to Berlin where he briefly worked for the Rixdorf municipal department of building inspection as ornamental architecture designer. In 1906

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    Graphical Detailing

    2333 words, 10 pages

    Graphical detailing P.1 There are two different types of Drawing production. Manual detailing and CAD (Computer Aided Design) detailing. When manually creating drawings it is important to have the correct equipment to get the best results for the drawing. A good drawing board is a necessity to get smooth results. Parallel motion drawing boards are the most common and have a horizontal rule to assist in accurately setting out a drawing. Usually drawing boards come on a freestanding frame that can be adjusted for the preferences of each user. Media is the name given to the material

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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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    Web Developer Or Wysiwyg

    1006 words, 5 pages

    Why Is A Web Developer Any Better Than A WYSIWYG? So, you’re thinking about a small website and you really don’t have much money to get started. Looking at this WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) program, it seems to be able to do everything you want… and it’s much cheaper than paying someone. The question is why would you use a professional rather than the program? Planning In the planning stage a professional will define the purpose of your site. This purpose defines: * what will be included * how much content will be included * how many pages will be used With

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    History Of Graphic Arts

    1008 words, 5 pages

    The technique of printing with carved wood blocks appeared about the 7th century, early in the Tang dynasty. It was invented as a way to inscribe thousands of sheets of rice paper with a memoir of a beloved Empress. Every sheet of paper was placed in hilltops and shrines all over China so that her name would never be forgotten. Movable type was first invented by Bi Shena of the Song dynasty between the years 1041 and 1048. This invention was recorded by his contemporary Sen Koo in his Dreamworld Essays. During the 13-14th centuries, the agriculturist Wang Zen made an important contribution to

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    Popular Culture

    2952 words, 12 pages

    An essay by Nicolas Richard Sawyer Garap “If we consume the product as product, we consume its meaning through advertising. Let us imagine for the moment modern cities stripped of all their signs, with walls bare like a guiltless conscience. And then GARAP appears. This single expression, GARAP, is inscribed on all the walls: pure signifier, without a signified, signifying itself. It is read, discussed, and interpreted to no end. Signified despite itself, it is consumed as a sign. Then what does it signify, if not a society capable of generating such a sign? And despite its lack of significan

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    1044 words, 5 pages

    The Greek myth of Andromeda has been a source of inspiration for a large number of artists. In the art of writing, from the Ancient to the Modern literature history, Eschille, Sophocle, Euripide, but also Corneille, Calderon, and Hopkins have all been writing about the mythic adventure that this Ethiopian princess had to face in her life. Other artists, such as painters, musicians, and sculptors have granted their time to some chef-d’oeuvres that built around this myth an ambiance, which today allow us to put some images on some of the scenes of her life. Domenico Guidi, an Italian sculptor f

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    Short Stories Of Roald Dahl

    1458 words, 6 pages

    Roald Dahl Short Stories Some of Dahl’s short stories have been adapted for a television series called ‘Tales of the Unexpected’. With close reference to the stories you have studied, explain whether you think that this title is an appropriate one. The three stories that I have studied, (Lamb to the Slaughter, The Landlady and Neck), were all written by Roald Dahl and used in a TV series entitled ‘Tales of the Unexpected’. The stories were written between 1953 and 1959 and were all televised in the first series of ‘Tales of the Unexpected’ in 1979, although Lamb to the Slaughter had earl

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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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    Analysis Of My Cd Cover

    1024 words, 5 pages

    Analysis of my CD Cover In this coursework, my aim was to create a CD cover on a genre of my choice using photo editing program which was Photoshop. In the music industry, a CD cover acts as form of communication between the music consumer and the artist and therefore persuading the music consumer to purchase the CD. A well designed and attractive cover will attract more attention than a dull, plain one. I will begin my analysis by critiquing the front cover of my CD and suggest any improvements that could be made to ensure that it’s effective in approaching the fans/customers. When crea

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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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    Microwave Filters

    3803 words, 16 pages

    Microwave Filters 1. Aim The overall objective of this research paper is to introduce different types of microwave filters. Theory behind the design, calculation and implementation of filters was also discussed. A 5th low-pass filter with a 0.5dB equal ripple in the pass band with a cutoff frequency of 4GHz was designed using stepped-impedances. The model was also simulated using two different CAD packages: ADS and CST Microwave Studio. 2. Types of Microwave Filters Filters are electronic circuits that perform signal processing functions, they reject unwanted signal components (e.g

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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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    Interior Design

    1624 words, 7 pages

    It is one of my goals to become an interior designer. In my research I have discovered what an interior designer does, approximately how much money they make, and what kind of education will be needed for a career in interior design. I have also found a few schools that offer the required courses to excel in the profession. In short, my research has broadened my knowledge of the interior design industry. You may be wondering what exactly does an interior designer do. Well, interior designers use knowledge of color, shape, size, and texture to create an attractive and comfortable home or work

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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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