Art Essays

Case Study – Art Critical and Historical Studies

Task Description: Select three artworks that use the physical environment as their inspiration/theme. One is to be a traditional European/early Australian landscape, one a Modernist work and one a Post Modern work. Write an Analysis of each, showing your understanding of how the four frames can provide different ways of appreciating artworks. As a result of the invention of photography the physical environment has been a source of artist inspiration. The evolution of the interpretation of the world around artists…

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Role of Technology in Electronic and Digital Media

The world we live in is every changing around us, it is a wonder we can even keep up with the technical advances that are happening. Everywhere we look there are cell phones, computers, tablets, smart phones, hand-held video games players, and much more. In the 21st century many people do not know how it was a hundred or more years ago. Over the years media has grown in a tremendous way, but one thing has remained the same; the…

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Two Dimensional Materials, Tools and Processes

Introduction Artists throughout the centuries have utilized medium and formulated its distinction together with themselves. Understanding a work of art does not plainly rely on the history, the artist and the purpose or them, sometimes there is more to it that people fail to analyze. Some people disregard the materials and processes utilized in order to accomplish a specific artwork. Indeed there is more to materials than just things or medium used in order to accomplish art. The following will…

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Art in Society

Art is an influential means of presenting the true meaning of beauty in humankind which cannot be expressed by any other ways. It bonds people from all forms of society in such a way they respond to ideas that is universally pleasing to them. Art has the magic in shaping a harmonious society as long as it is being expressed to entertain in a positive and beneficial way. To be able to know the impact of art in a society,…

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Van Gogh’s Starry Eyes Brings Out a Starry Night

Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night is probably his most famous painting. Instantly recognizable because of its unique style, this work has been the subject of poetry, fiction, CD-ROMs as well as the well known song “Vincent” or “Starry, Starry Night” by Don McLean. Starry Night was painted in the mental asylum of Saint-Remy, 13 months before Van Gogh’s death at the age of 37. This exemplary painting was made using oil paints on a canvas with the size of 72cm…

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Arts_ Methods of Presenting the Art

METHODS OF PRESENTING THE ART 1. REALISM – the attempt to portray the subject as it is. Realists try to be as objective as possible. 2. ABSTRACTION – the attempt of the artist to show only his idea or his feeling; not as objective as the realist. THE DIFFERENT ABSTRACT PRESENTATION * DISTORTION – clearly manifested when the subject is in distorted condition or twisted out. * ELONGATION – is when the art subject is lengthen, protracted or extended. *…

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The Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa is perhaps Leonardo Da Vinci’s most famous of paintings. It is an oil painting, painted on poplar wood. The painting is most famous for the smile of the woman, which people have been trying to decipher for a long time. Many believe that the portrait is that of Da Vinci himself, while many also place a lot mystic connections with this painting. The portrait depicts a woman’s bust, with a distant landscape that is visible in the…

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Defining Humanities

Humanities are fundamental to grasp an understanding of what has transpired in the past and what will construct for the future. To differentiate between the humanities and other modes of human inquiries and expressions, the definition of humanities must be defined and will be explained in this paper along with a personal cultural event experienced. The reader should depart with an understanding of what humanities entails and how it differs. Humanities Humanities are constantly tested with a range of societal…

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Educational Studies (primary) with Art

‘Art is a time traveller; art is an omnipresent teller of story. It’s more effective than CNN, the BBC and Sky News put together. Art is all the poems read, at all the funerals and weddings that happened, on every day of every year of your life, from every class, gender and sexuality of human being. The freedom to write is a sign of a free society. Art is the greatest symbol, the greatest expression of freedom. No wonder writers…

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Three Paintings of the Baroque Period

Three works of art—particularly painting—that was produced during the Baroque period of the 17th century, includes the painting of Alonso Cano (1652) entitled ‘The Dead Christ Supported by an Angel’; the work of art produced by Francisco de Zurbaran (1660) entitled ‘The Painter Before Christ Crucified’; as well as the painting done by Juan de Valdés Leal (1661) entitled ‘Christ Bearing the Cross’.  The way they portrayed the suffering of Christ has something to do with their philosophy, as well…

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Why I Love Art

For a work of art to be considered a portrait, the artist must have intent to portray a specific, actual person. This can be communicated through such techniques as naming a specific person in the title of the work or creating an image in which the physical likeness leads to an emotional individuality unique to a specific person. While these criteria are not the only ways of connoting a portrait, they are just two examples of how Sherman carefully communicates…

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William Morris Research Paper

William Morris was a poet, artist, manufacturer, and socialist during the mid to late 19th century. He was most active as a wallpaper and textile designer and later in his life a graphic designer. Morris was born March of 1834 in Walthamstow, which was near to London. He lived with his wealthy family near London and learned to read at a young age. He later attended Oxford where he met is friend, Edward Burne-Jones, who would later become one of…

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Consumer Behaviour

Art consumers in the modern world have increased their buying capacity of art as paradigms shifts to knowledge and information based concepts. Cultural diversity and technology are developing new forms of art and ways to market these art pieces to a wider range of art consumers. However, there is no room for complacency in art managers of art galleries. It is still best to incorporate sound motivational theories that guide marketing efforts towards being robust, effective and efficient. Three motivational…

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African Negro Art

In “Walker Evans: The Hungry Eye”, author Gilles Mora attempts to capture and represent every significant aspect of the photographer’s life and times via his art work. Evans was a Depression-era photographer with the Farm Security Administration and later editor of Fortune magazine. His work was featured in Time magazine and he was the first photographer to be given a solo show at New York’s Museum of Modern Art in 1938. In 1935, he had his first photograph display at…

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It Is in Description

1.The Salon was extremely important for artists wanting to establish their reputations. How do artists address that same challenge today? For all its pomp and popularity, the manner in which The Salon aids in establishing artists mainly through the same way that people seek to establish themselves in today’s modern times; finding a means to showcase one’s works to as many people as possible. This was answered by The Salon by providing a grounds that had no parallel in popularity,…

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