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It represents a masculine man, who has a strong sense of power, which is apparently not threatening (Rodin 1). His massive form also adds to its dynamic torsion. The result is a powerful man, who is apparently meditating, and thinking about the problems and suffering he has undergone.
Most of the French societies, during the Middle Ages, believed in the power of religion. For instance, people believe that sinners will be condemned and sent to suffer in the hell. Sculptures, like any other artistic work, are used to represent one’s culture. From his sitting position, “The Thinker” is probably visualizing souls suffering in hell, which they were condemned to by their passions (Rodin 1). Rodin was determined to create a figure that suggests meditation, and that is why he created it in a sitting position while supporting his chin by his hand. This is an indication that those who believe in the power and teachings of God will end up in heaven while sinners will end up suffering in hell (Rodin 1).
“The Thinker” was originally referred to as “The Poet”. It represented the author of Divina Commedia, Dante Alighieri, who according to popular stories, used to sit and think while sitting on a rock called Sasso di Dente, in Florence (Rodin 1). Created in Dante’s portrait, “The Thinker” symbolizes intellectual power, which developed the dramatic world represented in “Gates”. This sculpture was later detached from Dante’s personal connection and is currently perceived as a symbol of mental creativity and power of thought. The creative qualities such as color, texture and the mood, which are represented in this sculpture, depicts a person who can judge and understand the society from a higher standpoint (Rodin 1). “The Thinker” is centrally placed high above the mayhem of sinners, which most viewers believe to represent the figure of Jesus Christ, in the judgment seat (Rodin 1). In the 19th Century, Europe rediscovered the spirits
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(79.53 x 99.85 cm) (canvas) 40 1/4 x 47 1/4 x 4 in. (Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, 2011). The art work is considered realistic as it clearly depicts images of people helping each other to put a wooden boat on shore. The author was “was born on April 26, 1798, in Charenton-St-Maurice, France” (Pioch, 2002, par.
The museum is located in Denver, in Colorado and serves as an art museum. It is privately owned educational resource center with non-profit making aims. The museum was started with the objective of improving the lives of the residents of Colorado. This was to be achieved through undertaking of various activities such as obtaining, preserving and presenting of works of art that occur in both permanent collections and temporary exhibitions.
In essence, a museum is a place where everyone must find something interesting or significant that corresponds to his or her life. In accentuating on what I have already said, I explored randomly a couple of museum
They were more concerned with the preservation of the body. There was also a writing stone called Rosetta. Ancient Egyptians were polytheists and were the central part of the Egyptian community. They believed in many gods and