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The painting of focus in this particular discussion is the problem we all live with painting by Norman Rockwell unleashed in the year of 1964. The painting focuses on the civil rights movement in the 1960s and the issues that surrounded the social stratification and regionalism between the different races...

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MacEwen’s Trojan Women and Evans’ Trojan Barbie are adaptations of the tragedy Trojan Women by Euripedes. The choice of source for both works clearly demonstrates the continued relevance of the original work: that contemporary female authors decide to re-investigate the tragedy -- for MacEwen, in a form more dedicated to...

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To my mind, the art truly possesses the power to change the society and the whole world as well. The idea is that art serves as a means of self-expression of people and by creating art people often transform the environment in some specific way. Together with this, art often...

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The 14th century work of art “The Infant Mary caressed by her parents Joachim and Anna” is a ceiling mosaic featured in the Chora Museum Monastery in Istanbul. It is pictorial depiction of religious histories, and is attributed to a team of Byzantine artists who were commissioned by the statesman...

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The song uses several instruments and two types of vocals. In the intro the first instruments heard are the drums, piano, and guitar. These instruments help to set up the beat and rhythm of the song. After the intro the tonal color of the song is developed. The tonal color...

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The continued relevance of the question of the Parthenon of “Elgin” Marbles, two centuries after these sculptures were removed from the Parthenon in Athens and transferred to Britain by Thomas Bruce, the Lord of Elgin, is arguably the result of the issue’s complicated structure, which includes, on the one hand,...

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Edgar Müller, also known as Edgar Mueller, was born in July of 1968 (About). He began painting rural landscapes in his childhood before entering an international art competition in high school (About). At the age of 25, Müller became a nomadic street painter throughout Europe (Edgar). He taught at workshops,...

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Willem de Kooning's piece “Untitled” (1977, 30 x 41 ½ inches, Oil on paper on board) demonstrates how abstract or expressionist painting is, at first glance, above all committed to exploring the possibilities of painting itself. In this piece, in other words, the viewer sees a radical commitment to separating...

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The questions related to beauty have troubled the minds of the humanity for centuries. Philosophers, artists, and poets have made beauty the subject of their quest. Traditionally, beauty has been seen as one of the ultimate values just as justice, goodness, and truth. Ancient Greeks, medieval philosophers, and the thinkers...

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According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary the word beauty is a noun and its first known use was in the 14th century. In Middle English it comes from the word beaut or belt, while in Anglo-French the word bel or beau is used to mean beautiful. In Latin, bellus means pretty....

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As with many cultures, China has symbolism within its art that clearly reflects the value of various objects to its culture and heritage. One of these is the use of bamboo, a crucial aspect of Chinese culture. Bamboo is a crucial source of food for one of China’s most beloved...

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The song that I am going to speak about is Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head by B.J. Thomas. This song was initially written for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and it became a true hit immediately after the film release. The inspiring lyrics of this song as well...

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The jazz performance that I attended was in a small room which helped the experience to be a more intimate session between the musicians and audience. The environment was relaxed and the room was well lit. The performance took place in a room with two speakers on the wall and...

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Raphael’s classic work of art, Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints, represents one of the artists best-known paintings. Painted in around 1501, this work conveys many of the characteristics of Florentine-Roman High Renaissance art. Florentine-Roman High Renaissance art is characterized by seven essential elements. The majority of these elements can...

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Listening to Susan Robeson's speech about her grandfather, the legendary artist and activist Paul Robeson, in extremely interesting on different levels. To begin with, the first thing I personally notice is that she does not have the speaking power of her grandfather. This is important. Her message itself is strong...

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Introduction Elizabeth Vigee Le Brun was born in 1755 is the daughter to a Jeanne maissin, a hairdresser and Louis Vigee, a pastelist and member of the artist guild. Upon completion of her early learning, her father took up the task of nurturing her artistic talent by taking her in...

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Explain in detail how the work of art reflects the person who created it and how it exemplifies the specific era in which it was created. Be explicit. Then give a brief biography on the artist. German born and schooled Albert Bierstadt is one of the most well-known landscape painters...

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Despite, the shared theme of horses, the three works in question all represent different approaches to the painting of a singular theme. The first image, Rosa Bonheur"s The Horse Fair (1853) is realist in style, Franz Marc"s The Large Blue Horses (1911) is expressionist, whereas the unknown author(s) of the...

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Introduction 19th century master Edouard Manet occupies a unique place in art. He is very much “transitional,” in that his work expresses both Realism and Impressionism while never fully committing to either. Moreover, Manet's paintings – and particularly his work with female nudes – defy classic tradition even as they...

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Introduction Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling was authored by Ross King and published in 2003. The author’s purpose in this book is to inform the readers of the challenges that Michelangelo had to endure to paint the Sistine Chapel ceiling. The medium of painting was demanding and the artist’s client...

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La Grenouillère was placed on Seine. It was a boating and bathing place. The location of this spot was favorable for showing the beauty of suburbs of Paris. In the 1860s, Impressionism gained its depth and dominance. The reason why Renoir and Monet chose this place and position for depicting...

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Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler in his work The Rise of Cubism discusses the steps that Picasso and Braque made in order to establish cubism as an art movement. According to the author, initially Picasso tried to address all of the problems of painting at once, which is the representation of three dimensions...

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The Medicis and other families maintained power of specific regions of Italy through the use of money and influence. They used their money to purchase influence from others in their regions. The Medicis were a banking family; other families were merchants. However, all of the families were wealthy. The families...

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Henry Matisse and Pablo Picasso achieved a great deal of prominence during their time. Henri Matisse (December 1861 – November 1954) was a French artist. He is mainly remembered for the manner in which he used color in his art pieces including prints, paintings and sculptures. Pablo Picasso (25 October...

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Water Lilies was one of a series of 250 paintings by the Impressionist painter Claude Monet. The paintings were executed during the last thirty years of Monet’s life, and because of them, a new period of art was initiated.1 Monet had the idea that nature should be painted, the way...

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