A Prefect of Paris under Napoleon III, he transformed Paris into a city with wide streets, new shops and cafes, and a unified architecture. The visual appeal of the renovated city, along with other factors such as the high quality of the art schools, caused Impressionism to take off in Paris around this time (Thomson 2000: 19-20). Impressionist painters wanted to capture the present, not historical or idealistic scenes. For this reason, they painted boulevards, parks, train stations, and other places that were important to modern Paris life. Human figures were important subjects in their paintings, since one of the most effective ways to depict modern life is to show the people living in it.
People have come from all over the world to visit the historical landmark, creating an exciting atmosphere for first-comers but it has some downside at the Walk of Fame. What really happens in the political and socioeconomic issues of Hollywood being a public place? When I visited the Walk of Fame, it was surrounded with many people, people shoving each other to see the stars, to get the pictures, children running around with their parents, people passing through the sidewalk and tourist destinations near the Grumman’s Chinese Theater. People were taking pictures with the stars in copper frame and salmon color with names engraved in the sidewalk. The atmosphere was inviting and people were excited with names being mentioned like Queen Latifah, Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, and even a characterized celebrity like Mickey Mouse.
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It’s August and as you pass through the busy streets in the city, you will be able to hear the different music and see many people play diverse instruments to make people happy. All of them hope and try to become famous, or simply earn some money for their next meal. That is what I think of when I hear New York. I have never been there, but I’m sure I’m right about the music. Music is a big part of every single person and it changes people.
There is a thin line between a good walking tour and a mediocre walking tour, this thin line consists of the walking tours structure and its appeal to the audience. France is a location booming with culture with many of its cities highly rated on many traveler lists, but one takes the cake, Tripadvisor.com has rated Paris, France as its #1 traveler’s choice of 2015. There are so many things to do in the capital of France, the beautiful city of lights, ranging from The Eiffel Tower, The Musee du Louvre, The Musee d’Orsey, The Arc de Triomphe to the Notre Dame Cathedral. In such a big city with so many things to do it’s quite easy to get lost and possibly not get the beauty of the city due to being so unfamiliar with your settings but that’s
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Did he destroy Paris? Or save it? The criticism differs; he certainly made life difficult for the Parisians in the 19th century, but greatly improved the beautiful city of Paris into how it is known today. He also inspired the transformation of cities all over the world, with the "City Beautiful Movement" in the United States and cities such as Moscow adapting Haussmann's ideas to suit the city. He transformed Paris from a dirty and unhealthy city, into a beautiful place, which would be enjoyed by everyone for many years to come.
He moved to Paris in March, 1886, shortly aft... ... middle of paper ... ...e way that Van Gogh was transformed by the French impressionists’, “bright new palette [which] reigned heavily over [his] previous dark and muted color scheme,” we are transformed by his interpretations of this style, and inspired to do the same for the next generations of thinkers” (Gogh Gallery). We are only able to do this because Van gogh was able to greatly influence us with his amazing compositions, his use of vivid colors, and his ability to set an example for everyone to push past their comfort zones. Works Cited "Vincent Van Gogh." Artble: The Home of Passionate Art Lovers. N.p., n.d.