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8th Impressionist Exhibition

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...

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Joan Of Arc

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...

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Salvador Dali Surrealism

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...

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The painting style of Fauvism

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...

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Art Compare And Contrast

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...

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15th Century Italian Painters

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...

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Maritime Art

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...

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