The author states that Augustus of Prima Porta is a combination of two forms of art with contrasting symbols. The first is a depiction of the male being as having a perfect physique; this is the same style used in making Doryphoros. The second style is a portrayal of actual Roman attributes with full body adornment and symbolizing authority.
Although there are several characters in the movie showing symptoms of different types of mental disorders, this paper will only focus its discussion only to one mental illness, the “borderline personality disorder (BPD)”. Primarily, this paper intends to compare this movie against the real manifestations of BPD if these were properly presented.
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As the discussion outlines, Spiegelman uses the different heads of the animals to represent people from different nations in Breakdowns. Spiegelman’s characters include mice depicting Jews, cats depicting Germans, Pigs depicting poles, and dogs depicting Americans. Spiegelman’s most prominent character is Maus.
Surrealist works are prone to reflect elements of surprise and unexpected juxtapositions- they focus on psychological aspects rather than elements of rational thought. Surrealism depicts the real functioning of thought, or the absence of control exercised by reason- as in the manner of pure psychic automatism.
This essay tells that the style can be viewed in a historical context and represents a time period and culture from America’s past. The structure, layout, and height of the building also make it very impressive. The courthouse was built out of stone, metal, wood, terra cotta, stucco, glass, and ceramic tile.
One of the core element witnessed in the revolution of timepieces centers on art, which is a fundamental component of the design. This emanates from the fact almost all aspects of human life are tied to art in one way or the other right from the mode of dressing to the posture of individuals.
The author says that seeing such a gigantic, popular, and one of the kindships of its time sink in the ocean like it did make his heart cry. It opened his eyes and made him realize that we cannot trust our strength as humans and claim that we have made a ship that is unsinkable. It is only the plan of God that matters.
The author states that A Streetcar Named Desire is one of the most popular plays written by Tennessee William in 1947. This Pulitzer award-winning play again gained prominence four years later when Elia Kazan released its film adaptation. The brilliant performances by the film’s actors provided a unique image of the play in front of the audience.
The film Shiri which was a hit in 1999 was about a North Korean spy who was preparing a coup in Seoul and it sold more than two million tickets. It also recorded more than 5 million viewers catapulting to the top of the South Korean box office and took the place previously held by the film ‘Titanic’.
The children, the adults, and the red balloon in the film all have their own unique traits and desires which people can relate to easily.
In the beginning of the film, a young boy named Pascal shimmies up a short street pole after seeing a bright balloon near the top.
Looking at a variety of Rembrandt’s canvases reproduced in books and on the internet, it is easy to see why he is known as “The Painter of Light.” Many of his figures seem to glow as if lit from within, and lighting and shadow play an important role in most of his paintings, often adding emotional resonance and amplitude to the subject matter at hand.
This paper analyzes Gustave Courbet's "The Desperate Man". This man is totally alive with fear of something unknown to the viewer. This makes the viewer even more nervous, since no cause of fear can be seen. The darkness in this painting creates an equal foreboding along with the terrified face of the artist.
This paper investigates artwork of famous painters in the context of expressionism and abstraction. The study discovers such artists as Jackson Pollock. The mania that Pollock had on creating his work famous work “Mural” cannot be denied since persevered day and night, relentlessly painting until he finished the work.
This paper explores postmodern art. The postmodern is deliberately elusive as a concept, avoiding as much as possible the modernist desire to classify and thereby delimit, bound, and confine. Modernism seeks closure in form and is concerned with conclusions, postmodernism is open, unbounded, and concerned with process and ‘becoming’.
The paper outlines that the “Mona Lisa” has been a symbol of the beauty of a woman which has made it very famous, seen almost everywhere. The look of the “Mona Lisa” still baffles so many people, art lover or not. So many songs have been written about her but one is convinced that Costello’s song “She” perfectly suits the “Mona Lisa”.
The author says that Bernini’s main concern was with surface and texture and with the conveyance of movement. This objective is further reflected in the creations of “The Ecstasy of St. Teresa” and the “Throne of St. Peter” whereby the former is sculpted in such fashion as to portray the most significant event in the life of St. Teresa.
The purpose of this paper is to explore Coca-Cola Bottles by Andy Warhol. Andy Warhol is the artist, known as the King of Pop Art today, represented the movement of Pop Art which focused on covering the subjects of everyday popular American culture “ranging from movies stars to soup cans and Coca Cola bottles”.
This essay analyzes the Gendered Appearance and Fashion. Aspects like fashion, knitting, and make-up define traditional femininity. Notably, the BUST magazine issue of 2006 addressed the ‘fashionable feminists’ by urging them to be a feminist or just dress like one. This issue raised distinct views in the fashion world. The issue portrayed feminism.
A person’s ability to react to the problems of the customers and the demands of the populace makes him a good sales man. He should be able to win the confidence of his business partners and the customers. Ability to define the problems and act precisely to address the problems are among some of the traits of good sales and trades men.
This essay analyzes Nike's characteristics. When manufacturing their products they make sure they put manufacturing date, month and year especially on the shoes. In addition Nike shoes come with an original box which is glued in a sturdy way. Therefore, this is a guarantee to the consumers that they get high quality and original products hence.
Graffiti is like a modern cave painting. There are valid comparisons between ancient cave art and modern day graffiti. For example in terms of meaning. There is no real agreement about what ancient cave paintings meant. Evidence points out that they were mostly not just mere decorations. This is to mean that there was some message.
The researcher of this paper aims to examine Edgar Degas, an artist of the impressionism movement. Stuck between are more than forty years of ballet dancers moving through a thousand unique positions, portrayed from each point of view, in one ever-changing presentation. It is the artiste but not the dancer’s that one searches to grip fast.
This essay examines The Use of Gold in Early Renaissance Art. Because of its reflective quality and the expense of the material, it was also considered a status symbol for the one who commissioned the piece. It was generally applied in leaf or powder form and burnished or unburnished, providing the artist with a great deal of variety in texture.
Acting is not a task; it’s an exposure to the audience. The better response from the audience can be revealed as better acting. The two recorded performance will obviously get more response even though they are by different actors/actress.
This paper focuses on how to create an own painting. I have collected acrylic paint in all the different colors I needed, as well as an 18x24 inch board. Lastly I got the pan I needed for the painting. For this piece of work I chose brown, dark brown, black, white and green and various shades of each.
The author of this essay speaks about what he feels about clothes, fashion and style. "One of my earliest memories related to clothing places me at the kitchen table of a dear aunt. She had pinned a dress pattern onto a simple calico designed fabric. Placing my hands in the scissors, she guided me in cutting along the lines of the pattern..."
Warhol published a book titled “The philosophy of Andy Warhol”. He succinctly described art and its value as "Making money is art, and working is art and good business is the best art. Truly, Warhol has commercialized his art by presenting icons that reflected his times. One of the classic examples of Warhol’s commercialized art is the Marilyn Dyptich.
Street art is “an amorphous beast encompassing art” (Art Radar Asia) which sometimes is regarded as an annoyance or as an act of vandalism; but most often, it is considered as a means of expressing disapproval about social or political issues prevailing in the society. This aspect of expressing dissent and using art to ask questions from the public.
This paper talking about author's nightwalk. "The couple seated at the bar seems to be whispering, talking about a tragic event. A lonely man sits near me, contemplating on different concerns to which I know nothing about. The humid air adds to the uneasiness felt inside the bar. The dark red colors of the bar exemplify formality, similar to that."
This essay discusses La Goulue at the Moulin Rouge by Toulouse-Lautrec. In terms of printmaking techniques, Lautrec implemented a lithograph. Upon this lithograph there were four colors printed, with three sheets of woven paper. While the picture appears small in image recreations, in reality it stands six feet stall.
This essay explores the Piet Mondrian's art. According to the teachings of theosophy, all conscious being are in the process of evolving themselves to a higher state of being. Theosophists thus believe in the existence of ascended masters. These superhumans have outgrown the need for a physical body but choose to remain on earth.
This paper shows the contrast of "La Pietà" by Michelangelo and "Guernica" by Pablo Picasso. Michelangelo's La Pietà has a sense of beauty, calmness and maternal sadness. Picasso's fresco shows his profound sadness that his country of birth is in Civil War. Under the Franco regime, he never goes back to Spain.
The study will help to understand the meaning of "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" by Pablo Picasso and "Grand Odalisque" by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. The paper will describes that paintings and compare them. Two paintings which are anachronisms of the times of their periods. They were not accepted in the art world.
The author gives the views of the formalist critics and at the same time gives different outlook and view towards the same piece of art. The author believes that there is a vast distinction between art of the Old Masters and contemporary painting, which wholly depends on the viewer’s personal understanding of the artwork.
The aim of the study is to compare two paintings of modern art. Many old types of artistic expression surface in later forms and others sometimes combine into new types of art. In the modern art world there are many such forms of old and new art. This essay compares two modern paintings – ‘Orange Moon Over Ocean (Evening)’, and ‘The Old Window’.
Dangerous Minds is one of the famous Hollywood movies which gained popularity after its release in the year 1995. This movie is based on a true novel, “My Posse Don’t do Homework” by Louanne Johnson. In this novel author narrated her own experiences of teaching.
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The researcher of this paper aims to analyze two art movements, fauvism, and German expressionism. Artists used colors to paint what their heart and sentinels expressed them to do. The discussion in this area is going to cover the influence, technique, and political influence of the groups.
This essay discovers Seurat’s and Rousseau's painting. The Rousseau painting is much more romantic that the Seurat painting. The light is flatter. It is an almost dream-like sequence in a jungle. The colours are primitive and basic. The artist is showing us pure nature and asking us to breathe it in.
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In particular the film examines the behavior of the group leader, both during and after his deployment. Ultimately, the extreme risk involved in the job leads the characters to change and detaches them from society and other people.
In the pop culture, political ideologies are brought out in the propaganda world. Thus, political beliefs and ideologies have been reduced to become parodies in the pop culture. This has to involve more skills to bring out the intended message. The main concern of propaganda is to ensure that the audience believes what is said.
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The paper offers a comprehensive explanation of the importance of this painting. The painting further reveals that Christina’s eyes focus on a gray house. Consequently, the house, which Christina visualizes, is almost at the horizon of the background, which Christina rests. Christina’s picture is on a background that almost looks like a desert.
This essay analyzes Trends in Contemporary Art. Thw course has acted as an eye opener to broad concepts of art, their role in transforming art from time to time, and the contribution of artists in that line. My take for art was considerably static before taking this course. I held the motive that art revolves around historical events.
Coming to a conclusion however, in my opinion, this piece can be classified as being perceptual because it can have many interpretative meanings and is not confined to a single space. It may thus also be termed as performance art or art that is not quite finished and requires an insight from the general audience in their eyes to be defined as something.
Art Deco began in Paris around the 1920’s. It is a very mathematical form of visual art. It incorporates geometrical forms and shapes. Art Deco is also a very functional visual art form. It is a diverse form of art. Triangles, circles, rectangles, squares, and other forms of geometrical shapes form this era of art. Art Deco achieved the illusion of richness.
Culture jamming hence attempts to negate the effect by subverting those effects and hoping for a major change in culture and society. But the intentions of culture jammers are far different from the people causing destruction. It must also be noted that along with criticizing the existing media culture, there is also the need to offer an alternative social culture by the culture jammers.
The focus of this essay is on painting by Vance Kirkland, that called “Explosions on a Sun 70 Billion Light Years from Earth”. His work vivifies the general theme ‘explosion’ through brush strokes that are worked to create circle splashes and dots in relative sizes whose significantly bright contrast against the rest of the deeper lighter shades.
This essay states the surrealism and dadaism. The piece of art that has been chosen from the Surrealist period is that of Salvador Dali’s “The Metamorphosis of Narcissus” featured at the conclusion of this analysis. The later work, The Metamorphosis of Narcissus relates to the first work in that it incorporates a veritable smorgasbord of activity.
The paper analyzes the history of fashion. From the picture, one can surmise that the picture was taken on a daytime and the young person holding the items seems to be in a jovial mood as depicted by the relaxed way of sitting. The rocks found on the background of the picture help the viewer to discern the environment.