This essay discovers Frida Kahlo and her life. Kahlo’s paintings attract with their fresh and rich colors, national Mexican spirit, unusual manner of self-expression and vigorous emotionality. Kahlo preceded modern and post-modern tendencies of painting including surrealism, naïve and folklore painting.
The period between 1600 -1750 is referred to as the Baroque period, which is the period immediately following the Renaissance, marked by great advances in scientific thinking and an energetic infusion of novel elements in the artistic arena. This period came during the Counterreformation, sweeping through Europe in the 17th-century.
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This essay discovers Robert Dalaunay's Eiffel Tower. This piece of art plays interestingly with several dimensions. One of the most interesting aspects of its composition is the fact that there is almost no contrast between the tower and the ground surrounding it, as both the tower and the paths under it are composed of yellows and oranges.
This paper explores Mary Cassatt and her art. She managed to draw attention to aspects that the eye would have otherwise missed in a normal painting. She managed to bring out the essence and personality of individuals through paint and brush.These effects were in harmony with time that presently one can have a vivid sense of time.
This essay explores Art 21's Contemporary Artist. Being started in 1997 it has been able to make contemporary art reach to the public and introduce key players in contemporary art encouraging creativity. Art 21 is a PBS series broadcast on television and also online which features living artists who are brought to talk about their art and their influence.
This essay discovers surrealism and Frida Kahlo. Not being a formal student of art most of her paintings were heavily influenced by other artists, eras, and by the Mexican culture surrounding her. She depicted her every emotion and life experience, from intense physical pain of her accident to the extreme emotional sorrow of her miscarriage’s on canvas.
The essay explores postmodernism through "The Simpsons". "The Simpsons" has long been beloved by the post-modern community for their incredible social satire, undermining of their own narratives, creative techniques for story-telling, transgressive nature of the presentation, and sophisticated philosophy and references.
This essay analyzes Italian Fashion and its Evolution. Gucci travelled to London and secured a job as a dishwasher at the Savoy Hotel. Most of the customers of Savoy Hotel came from European and American upper classes. As a dishwasher, and a waiter at the hotel, Gucci was observing the habits and lifestyles of the wealthy individuals.
Even the greatest artists rarely can be called the founders of a new style in art, but Peter Paul Rubens is an exception. Thanks to him we are now familiar with such style as Baroque. This style is characterized by dynamic compositions, catchy flamboyance and unusual stories that become the basis for the paintings.
The history of Chinese painting dates back to Neolithic period (about 5000 years ago). The major formats of the traditional Chinese painting are: wall painting, figure-painting, horizontal scroll, vertical scroll, round fan, single-leaf and double-leaf albums, and folding fan. Scroll was the first moveable form of paintings and became the most common of Chinese painting.
Slavery, morality and injustice are evident throughout the entire film reminding the audience of the dark times in the history and the devil that still haunt current government systems. The movie plot is well organized in a way that takes the audience in the journey of ancient inhabitant of America who could not access freedom.
The early 20th century was time of rapid changes - railroads and the first electric subway line in New York City, the expansion of the telephone and telegraph, the start of the automobile industry, first successful airplane flight, and innovations in science and medicine. During this time the way of surviving was seen in moving to city.
This essay explores theories about post-modernism by Clement Greenberg. The first is to review Greenberg’s modernism/post-modernism theory and its applicability to the photographic arts and the second is to determine the extent to which the listed photographers-artists subscribe to Greenberg’s theory.
The research paper explores the art of Andy Warhol. The art of Warhol is some of the most recognized and familiar art of the twentieth century, most probably because he created iconic works of mundane brands that evoked a sense of familiarity and comfort. He touched the public in a way that few artists had as he connected to the general population.
The Black Arts movement is characterized by not only writing, but different paintings and other artistic representations from notable black artists. The foundation of the black arts movement can be traced all the way back to the days of slavery and the birth of the nation, with famous black poets such as Phillis Wheatley.
This paper concerns Claude Monet's two paintings. In fact, the term Impressionism originated from Monet’s famous painting Impression, soleil levant. In 1881, Monet along with his large family bought a house in Giverny and planted his famous beautiful gardens which became a subject of his paintings and he stayed there till his death.
This essay analyzes the Identity Expression Tool and fashion. Through fashion, different individuals from different parts of the world are given a chance to express their culture through their dressing choices. This is especially important in situations where people migrate from their countries to foreign countries for educational or economic reasons.
This Romantic art movement re-established significant ways to look at things from a different perspective. By integrating the concept of nature, new skeptical ideas were developed as the old ones were ruled out. This paper will focus on the Romantic Art movement and its relation to science.
Painting is an art that began many years ago and has developed through ages up to where it is now. Some artists developed various forms of styles in order to depict different themes in a more elaborate way. Others developed their works from the preceding works so that they could clearly bring out their ideas. Painting developed in different styles.
The essay will compare and contrast the two paintings by Pollock Jackson and YunheeToh in terms of their style and the political themes that they reveal. The One: Number 31, 1950 action painting by Jackson Pollock is a myth performance art that he did on the floor. The piece became known as the ‘masterpiece of abstract expressionism’.
The essay analyzes The painting Drinnen und Draussen, by George Grosz. From the painting, viewers see two different sets of people. As translated, Drinnen und Draussen means outside and inside; therefore, the two separate sets of people were represented in diversity. People were seen as destitute, obscure, with a lame man.
The painting Landscape in the style of Mi Fu was painted by Kao K'o-kung (1248-1310) as depicted by the colophon mounted on the painting. The work of the painting is synonymous to art work from china and Japan. The art was done during the late Sung period and early Yuan dynasty which began in within the fourteenth centaury.
Arts education makes up an important dimension of life so getting acquainted with the basic and specialized knowledge regarding the four disciplines i.e. dance, music, theatre, and visual arts, is vital for the students. This discussion is based on how each one of these disciplines can be taught armed with latest research studies.
There are two significant themes that the researcher presented in the essay that were embodied in the New Turkish Cinema in terms of the political experiences of the dark ages of Turkey’s film industry. One theme evokes a nostalgic or idealisation of a world that once was and a more dramatic flair by focusing attention on the purely political.
The paper explores Pablo Picasso as a sculptor, and not only as the painter. The essay will speak about one of Picasso’s earliest works, Head of a Woman, which was completed in 1909. The artist moulded the head of the model Fernande Olivier. The head is made out of bronze with the help of the lost-wax technique.
The researcher of this paper gives a review of the painting "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte" of Georges Seurat. The painting addresses the science of vision perfectly. The selection of all the painting’s features from modes of dressing and the nature of characters can be used in tracing the painting’s time.
This paper analyzes Salvador Dali's and Luis Bunuel's movie called "Un Chien Andalou". This deviant film based on postmodernist and surrealist philosophies, is portrayed as an instance of “dysfunctions that necessarily go with a norm”. This film is one of the earliest surrealist model of both commercial film and of modern cinema in general.
Traditional and culture is at the heart of the film ‘Mongol’. At the beginning of the film, there is relative order in the country because the current Khans of the clans are strong. There is hostility between them and, there is no sense of unity, but there is also no all out war. However, when Khan Yesugei is killed, things begin to unravel.
This essay discovers Russian Contemporary Art. The policy resulted to the disintegration of the Union and the revolutions in the region. This policy enabled independent action from the government agency and introduced market reforms. It ended command economy and enhanced socialism with the aim of improving the needs of consumers.
The research paper concerns the Andy Warhol's life. His early introduction to art started at the age of eight when he became inflicted with Chorea or St. Vitus’s Dance, a disease of the nervous system. Since he was bedridden for several months, his mother gave him drawing lessons. Photography became another one of his interest.
This paper analyzes surrealism. The movement was centered in Paris, and was officially started, so to speak, when the Surrealist Manifesto was published in 1924. There was also a second manifesto published in 1929, both by André Breton. The main objective of the movement, as per these manifestoes, was to revolt against the set artistic traditions.
The essay discovers Flack's Wheel of Fortune and Invocation. Flack is an internationally recognized artist out of New York who pioneered photorealist painting. Although she approaches her work with a fascination for the surface illusion, she does so with a unique collage-style approach in works such as Wheel of Fortune and Invocation.
Film discovers character of a person who makes violence. Apparently, Mr. Lavin is psychologically injured person himself who reveals his psychological condition during the film. In the end of the film, after Kevin’s evidence Mr. Lavin says to his wife, he loved Kevin.
The essay states that the causes of Minoan Civilization's decline was due to the eruption of Thera as archeological evidence and the volcanic ash of Thera covered the whole island. This theory was proven erroneous in 1987 from studies piloted at the Greenland ice cap. Scientists dated frozen ash from the Thera explosion and determined that it occurred 150 years before the ultimate destruction of the Minoan Civilization.
This essay discovers the contemporary art. In 1917, Marcel Duchamp said, “Art history has consistently decided upon the virtues of a work of art through considerations completely divorced from the rationalized explanations of the artist”. This view differed from the views of the past in which the intentions of the artist.
This paper analyzes the fashion and its influence on the 1920s of America the “Roaring Twenties”. American people were hungry for news and events in the Twenties; every morning they hurried to the newsstand for the fresh periodicals, and, at night, they listened to the radio which became their favorite entertainment.
Romanticism may be defined as different distinct groups of musicians, artists, philosophical, social and political thinkers, poets and writers in the 18th and 19th century. Romantics of the 19th century mainly treasured nationalist and national history. It loved the ancient social and religious content. They valued the idiosyncratic.
This essay analyzes the influence of graphic design to fashion. These designers in fashion represent their values while at the same time influencing expectations. Their designs are used in commercials, garments, shoes, flyers and apparels to communicate fashion. This blog also showcases art works from prominent fashion designers.
This essay discovers Lisa Holzer's artwork. We are in a modern era. The changes in aesthetics have significantly influenced the works of artists in the 21st -century. They too have conformed to modernity in meeting the demands of the modern audience. The artworks displayed in photography, poetry, and dance, comedy, sculpture, painting, films.
The paper gives a review on Pablo Picasso's "Demoiselles D’Avignon", a magnificent piece of art. The style in used in painting of the picture is entirely distinctive of Picasso. In general, Pablo Picasso is famous for producing unnaturally distorted pictures in his paintings, Les Demoiselles D’Avignon has been an excellent example.
No one can attain successful leadership if they think and act like Guzman and most especially Aguirre. These two were the basic models of vain leaders. All they wanted was power, majesty, and the throne.
Otherwise referred to as the Proto-renaissance, art that falls under this criterion started in a Northern closed society of the current state Italy, shortly after the twelfth century (Stokstad and Michael, 2009, p. 49). Art from this era did not originally stand for an uncultivated deviation from any other medieval art.
This essay explores facts from the childhood of Jean-Michel Basquiat and describes some of his works. Jean-Michel Basquiat was an intelligent child. He could speak English and Spanish with excellent command the age of eleven. His parents and teachers noticed his unique ability in art and nurtured it from such tender age.
The researcher of this essay analyzes "Ambulance Disaster" of Andy Warhol. The success of his painting depended hardly on the quality of paint-handling but on the image chosen for reproduction. Warhol's work is characterized by the shattering myths of its times employing ‘the machinery of fame and publicity that market these myths.
The protestant reformation and catholic counter-reformation were the main causes of the religious upheaval of the 16th century. This is because the Church of Rome was common in Europe; hence, influencing socio-political and economic activities of other countries. This made both the church and the clergy to become corrupt.
The paintings on the ceiling seem to be to be seamless with minimal instances of overlap between the various elements that are represented therein. There are various minor elements incorporated between the images for the purpose of enhancing the decoration of the painting. Michelangelo wants the target audience.
This research paper gives the definition of surrealism and discusses the influence of Luis Buñuel on the Latin America cinema. Among those who were the initiators of this movement one can’t but mention Hannah Hoch, Raoul Hausmann, Max Ernst. The main motto of this movement was the demonstration and creation of anti-art.
The purpose of this paper is to analyze one artwork of the Baroque Period, namely, the Judgment of Paris by Jacob Jordaens. This painting uses the medium of oil on canvas. It portrays a scene from Greek and Roman mythology where Zeus selected Paris to judge the most beautiful goddess among Athena, Aphrodite and Hera.
The film depicts the perennial complexity of the racial discrimination that distinctly revealed preference of the America elites that foster same injustices and similar inequalities in the present community. Moreover, the film is developed in the event before the trial and conviction, and mix of the new and the old.