This essay analyzes Spring of Hans Hofmann and Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh. Van Gogh’s Starry Night was painted in 1889 during which time, the artist was an asylum patient. Han Hofmann’s Spring was painted in 1944.Van Gogh is described as a post-impressionist artist and Hofmann is described as an abstract expressionist.
This paper concerns the artwork of Christo and Jean-Claude. This particular piece of glows beautifully in the sun and billows in the wind more than an artwork alone, but also qualifies as a piece of culture. The message that this art portrays is more than amazing. Tracing its roots from the time of construction to when the entire work was finished.
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This essay focuses on the painting George Washington Crossing the Delaware. In many cases, this type of historical search can also illuminate elements of a painting that were not intended to reflect the time in which it was painted but manages to do so regardless. Painting are obviously intended to be commemorative, that is, they are intended.
Graffiti, largely identified as an illegal art, has been used by artists as a means of expressing resistance to the hegemonic definition of formal art in numerous countries around the world. The definition of graffiti changes depending upon who is providing the definition. Other than the illegal act of painting on an unsanctioned public or private property space.
Street art is any form of visual art created and strategically located in public spaces to pass specific messages. The various types of arts in the streets include graffiti, sticker arts, sculptures and wheat pasted posters among many others. The streets of Berlin have numerous forms of art. Arts in the streets of Berlin are an integral aspect of the city.
As the paper highlights the new beliefs introduced in the Renaissance period offered escapism from the religious roots of art and eventually led to the development of art method that was rich in emotion and drama. There are many explanations and theories, with each one having its own rebuttal, thus, leaving room for a lot of creative thinking indeed.
According to the report Cameron uses his characteristic style of realism where the characters come to life. He also concentrates on creating a story line that most people can identify with. His decision to direct and produce this film was inspired by an actual event that had happened almost a hundred years ago.
According to the report many people who witnessed the horrific scenes still remember with horror, the untold suffering among civilians, mainly characterized by abductions and extrajudicial executions. One way of ensuring that such scenes do not occur again is ensure that the memories are engraved in the society, as a way of resistance.
Street art is an art with more specificity on the visual art that is developed in public spaces such as streets, although the term always refers to unsanctioned art, as opposed to the government sponsored initiatives. Street art also includes traditional wheat-pasting, graffiti artwork, sculpture, sticker art, street installations, stencil graffiti, video projection, etc.
This paper analyzes the artworks of Andy Warhol and Vincent Van Gogh. Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch and post-impressionist artist, who extended his ideas from the principles of impressionism and created his own manner of “brilliant colors and thick, swirling brushstrokes. His artworks were also an evidence to the impact made by Jean-Francois Millet.
This essay gives a detailed information about the art of Frida Kahlo. Kahlo was victim to a tragic accident early in her life which sentenced her to a life of pain and suffering. Additionally, she was married to Diego Rivera, which inspired an enormous amount of the emotion felt in her work. Kahlo depicts in shocking detail, a portrait of her physical pain.
This essay explores Chinese Art and analyzes Chinese Painting. Chinese were more concerned with preserving their heritage. European paintings were predominantly affected by the events at a particular point in time and therefore different eras had different themes in paintings. The themes went from politics to paintings of nude women.
This essay analyzes Paintings and allusions in English Patients. The plot involves a small Italian villa which is “living out the end” of the World War II and has somehow managed to survive the wrath of a war torn planet. The author’s representation of a unique connection between disasters in the human history and the atomic bomb explosions.
This essay discovers Stuart Davis's Hotel de France. The painter painted the painting in a way on how he expresses his ideas about them. The painting is a picture of a four-storey building of a hotel named, Hotel de France. On the left side of the painting are some other side parts of buildings, in front of the Hotel de France building are a public.
This essay explores The Evolution of wall painting. While the tools used changed from stones, crudely fashioned chisels and charcoal to the actual paints used nowadays, the purpose has not changed, which is - enhancing a beautiful appeal. There has been a shift in trends of wall painting. Studies indicate that the oldest painting is founded in France.
Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson (1889-1946) was born Britain and more specifically in London where he attended the Slade School and associated himself with a notorious gang called coster gang. This was a group of students considered as iconoclastic. Nevinson was only 25 years old when the First World War broke.
This essay discovers Frida Kahlo and her artwork. Her physicians were certain she’d never walk again but she fought against this prediction and eventually was able to walk again. Kahlo’s introduction to the art world was thus initiated by her mother, who presented her with her first art set and assisted in having a mirror installed in the canopy.
The film new boy begins with a closer up shot of the young black boy. This is an establishing shot revealing just enough details to help create the mood in the movie. A close up shot reveals just enough details to develop an understanding of the immediate surrounding.
This is the subject discussed in this paper, in particular the distinguishing features of two great or contrasting styles of art expression manifested in the sculptures of their different time periods. A focus of this paper is the Baroque style of sculptures as contrasted with those earlier Renaissance type. A clear way to notice differences is the statue of David.
One Missed Call directed by Takashi Miike belongs to the new genre of Japanese films known as “J-Horror”. It follows the pattern of many films that belong to this genre where an apparently innocent piece of technology turns out to be an evil force. In One Missed Call, the frightful object is the cell phone.
Innovations in the study of light and photography, for example, changed the way that people viewed images, and artists began to experiment with impressionism as a way of capturing the interplay of light and shade in a fresh, new way. Somewhat in contradiction to these new developments, there was in the UK and France a number of academies.
This essay focuses on the abstract painting by Pollock, Newman, Rothko and explores the ways that late modernist abstract painting has been theorised. These paintings seek to convey an emotional context that remains separate from any kind of recognizable subject. This is done through the artful use of color and form as they interact with or are a part.
Both romanticism and impressionism periods had a unique form of art that were highly regarded at its era and had substantial links to culture and religious practice of its time. The romanticism movement came into existence around the second half of the 18th century and developed further during the industrial revolution in Western Europe.
The paper analyzes Vasily Kandinsky's "Circles in a circle". The artist compasses and optically perfect circles, opens up a new sensibility to the art form. Similar to fellow American artist Manierre Dawson, Kandinsky’s style and substance was based on coordinates and curves suggested by parabolas, hyperbolas and circles.
One of significant problems presented in the esaay are that Castagnary sets out to solve, such as the examination of why a new school of thought in painting faces such opposition and whether or not the painters of this school are indeed the rejects in the field of art. It is also pointed on the quality of the artworks, the light and alert style of it.
The essay analyzes Salvador Dali and the surrealism. Dadaism and its offspring, surrealism, are a religion that has a code of behavior and celebrates their unique understanding and doctrine as a community. Tythacott says that, like Christianity, surrealism is centralized, fervent and somewhat nomadic.
This paper explores Manet's "Le Dejuner sur L'herbe" and Bouguereau's "Nymphs and Satyr". The study analyzes paintings and artists of the modern art. Here will be also provided replies to question: Why do you think many art historians have considered 'Dejuner' to be the first modern work of art?
This essay discusses psychoanalysis and surrealism. This paper, however, stresses that the modernist period is arbitrary; poets like Maria Rilke (1875–1926) began in post Romantic period, through symbolist duration, and finally modern periods through literary advancements. Modernist poetry is said to have started during the French symbolist.
God’s not dead is a film directed by Harold Cronk and was released by Pure Flinx Entertainment on March 21 2014. This film stars characters such as Dean Cain, David A.R. White, Kevin Sorbo and Shane Harper.
In the first section, my essay explains the meaning of the three terms as fandom, reception, and interpretation in order to give an overview of the paper. The definitions of these words are in line with the paper requirement of understanding how the interpretations and reception of Harry Potter and Fandom movies are being shaped through such terms
The movie Seven Years in Tibet, starring Brad Pitt and directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, shows the Tibetan society as one that is singular for its peacefulness and respect for life. Although the movie focuses on the journey of one man, the Austrian of German allegiance, Heinrich Herrer, the real underlying message is to show the workings of a culture.
The film has done extraordinarily good business in India and raked up impressive revenues in the worldwide market as well, where it has been well received by the Asian community living abroad. This report examines the contribution this film has made to Bollywood cinema and explores some of the reasons which could underlie its phenomenal success in the marketplace.
This essay discusses films and the surrealism movement. This is because the medium offers the ability to depict a series of images that convey an active visual experience as compared to other visual forms, such as painting which give a more passive experience. Films, as an artistic outlet, combine many artistic elements such as the visual, music.
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.
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.