In 1872, they moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where Santayana would live for the next forty years of his life (“George Santayana” Poetic; Flamm). Santayana went to school at the Boston Latin School from 1874-1882. During his early education, Santayana began to develop a liking for poetry. However, Santayana wanted to be an architect (Flamm). After finishing school at the Boston Latin School, he attended Harvard for college.
How Antoni Gaudi designed complex structures based on Catenary Systems Several years ago I had an opportunity to visit Barcelona, Spain with my family. This was my grandfather's home port while stationed with the 6th Fleet of the US Navy from 1956-1961. My father wanted to show us the places he had lived, where he attended school, and the architecture that left a permanent impression on him. He spoke often about architect Antoni Gaudí and how his structures were ahead of their time, and unlike anything he had ever seen. It was the highlight of my trip visiting the Gaudi structures that had now been turned into museums.
Under L’ Eplattenier’s instruction a young Le Corbusier would learn the history of art, drawing and the naturalistic attributes of newly developed art. With his in depth teachings of art Le Corbusier soon abandoned his previous career of watch making and further continued his education in decoration and art intending to eventually... ... middle of paper ... ...t known as Union Territory Chandigarh, which became India’s first planned city. In this Le Corbusier designed administration buildings, a university, courthouse and parliament building. After these projects Le Corbusier continued his architectural and urban planning career until his death on August 27th, 1965. Le Corbusier was an influential part of many projects throughout his life and is one of the worlds most renowned architects and urban planner.
Georges Seurat was born in Paris, France on December 2, 1859. He lived with his mother, Ernestine Faivre, and his two older siblings. His interest in art started in his early childhood and he eventually was encouraged by his uncle, an amateur painter and textile dealer, who gave him his first art lessons. Then in 1875, Seurat entered an art school where he started receiving professional lessons from sculptor Justin Lequiene. About three years later, he entered Ecole des Beaux Arts School and began sketching from plaster casts and live models.
Apart from being a graphic artist, M.C. Escher illustrated books, designed tapestries, postage stamps and murals. He was born in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, as the fourth and youngest son of a civil engineer. After 5 years the family moved to Arnhem where Escher spent most of his youth. After failing his high school exams, Maurits ultimately was enrolled in the School for Architecture and Decorative Arts in Haarlem After only one week, he informed his father that he would rather study graphic art instead of architecture, as he had shown his drawings and linoleum cuts to his graphic teacher Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita, who encouraged him to continue with graphic arts.
After about two years, Michelangelo studied at the sculpture school in the Medici gardens and shortly thereafter was invited into the household of Lorenzo de’ Medici. He became acquainted with such humanists as Marsilio Ficino and the poet Politian, who were frequent visitors. Michelangelo produced at least two sculptures by the time he was 16 years old, the Battle of the Centaurs and the Madonna of the Stairs. This shows that he had achieved a personal style at a very early age. His patron Lorenzo died in 1492, two years later Michelangelo fled Florence, when the Medici family was temporarily expelled.
To pay for his tuition and to help support his mom, he would work for the dean, at his college, in the engineering department and he assisted the acclaimed architect Joseph Silsbee with the construction of the Unity Chapel. This convinced Wright that he wanted to be an architect, in 1887 he dropped out of school to go work for Silsbee in Chicago. In 1888, Wright began an apprenticeship with the Chicago architectural firm of Adler and Sullivan, where he worked directly under Louis Sullivan, who had a profound influence on Wright. Sullivan hoped that Wright would carry on his dream of defining a uniquely American Style of architecture... ... middle of paper ... ... all changed after World War 1 (“Architecture in WW1” 1) The Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous architect, was built around 1936 and 1939. The house was built over a waterfall, in Pittsburgh, PA.
After serving his apprenticeship as a porcelain painter, he worked for a M. Gilbert, a manufacturer of blinds. In 1860 he became a student of Charles Gleyre and enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. In April, 1864 he came out 10th of 106th candidates in a sculpture and drawing examination there. Initially influenced by the Barbizon School, once he had come into contact with Monet and Sisley he evolved a broader approach to the treatment of light and shade. He played an active role in the creation of the Society Anonyme des Artistes and in the Impressionist exhibitions of 1874-77 and 1882.
He studied in France and Germany for 2 years and ultimately transferred to the Europe in 1872. Taylor’s family encouraged him to become a lawyer like his father. He works hard and passed his Harvard law exam with honors. But, due to eyesight and poor health condition he turned his way from entering law school to pump manufacturing company in Philadelphia as an apprentice pattern maker. He completed his four year apprentice period in 1878 in same company and moved to Midvale Steel works as a machine shop labor.
In 1911 Wilfred worked as a pupil-teacher at the Wyle Cop School, Shrewsbury whilst preparing for his Matriculation exam. Later that year Wilfred took the exam for London University, which he found out that he had matriculated, but not with honours. In 1913 Wilfred returned to Shrewsbury due to illness, he took a reading exam and failed. He later went to Bordeaux in France where he taught English at Berlitz School. In 1914 he gave this job up and went to the Pyrenees on the Spanish French border to teach a former pupil.