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The Importance of Art in My Family

- My home growing up was filled with creative people. My dad has always been immensely talented. He was good at nearly every artistic endeavor he pursued. He sat me down when I was about 3 or 4 and taught me to braid on my little pony dolls. Not just any braids but fish bone, french, and various other styles. He could make wall size rugs from knots and braids. I have seen clay sculptures he made that seem like they would take years of training to accomplish. Music always surrounded him, he must be the only grandfather who will listen to any music....   [tags: art, creative, music, language]

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Nietzsche 's Views On Art

- Friedrich Nietzsche, a Russian philosopher who lived in the nineteenth century, was known for his extreme pessimistic attitude. He and other philosophers saw the world in a such a negative light that many claimed that it may be better to die than continue living. However, unlike other philosophers of his time, he argued that art makes life possible to live. More specifically, Nietzsche argued that art disguises the ugly reality of human existence and rather illustrates an ideal version of life, spreading hope for a better future....   [tags: Art, Human, The Birth of Tragedy]

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The True Nature Of Art

- Famous artist Pablo Picasso once said, “There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who, with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun.” Art is something that is completely subjective and can be viewed or interpreted in such a vast number of ways. Someone may find something aesthetically pleasing, where another person may feel it is meaningless and hideous. That, however, is the true beauty of art. Through different interpretations and meanings, we are able to relate to art in many ways....   [tags: Art, Graffiti, Aesthetics, Vandalism]

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Art as an Academic Discipline

- Question 1. a. What do you think art is. What is art. Art is that which is pleasing to the senses or of more than significant importance (Cothren & Stokstad, 2011, p. xxvii). It is also said that art is an opinion (South University Online, 2014). Anybody can have their own opinion of a piece of art, but very few people can actually judge art. Of course, everyone still has their own opinion. A mother will see her one-year-olds painting and see a work of art. A true work of art invokes a need to understand what the artist was saying or feeling at that specific time....   [tags: art, artistic, creativity, lamentation]

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Plato Vs. Aristotle On Art

- Is some art “better” than added art and, if so, by what standard. Is there moral and abandoned art, to the point that some art should be banned. Both Plato and Aristotle affected that art would be either acceptable or bad, depending on whether it led anyone adjoin or abroad from rational truth. In accepted Plato assured that art was bad because it led you abroad from the accuracy and played on your emotions. By adverse Aristotle anticipation art was acceptable because it led you adjoin truth. For Plato, art was bad because it was a archetype of a archetype of a copy....   [tags: Socrates, Plato, Truth, Art]

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The Great Works Of Art

- Rich people need to be an option Imagine you have been walking for hours and experienced tiredness. You took a break and kept walking. While waiting to reach your destination, you come across something that’s really interesting that has been drawn against a wall. To see what it is, you accelerated your speed and looked at it. Until you remain comprehensible about the object. Art is something people understand evenly. Like Tolstoy mentioned in his book called What is art “great works of art are only great because they are accessible and comprehensible to everyone” (M....   [tags: Art, Arts, Understanding, The arts]

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Art Is A Human Skill

- Art is a way to visually express yourself on a creative platform where you never have to worry about suppressing or censor your true feelings. Recently I’ve read somewhere that art is a human skill as opposed to nature, a skill applied to music, painting, writing, poetry, etc. Though I still believe nature can be considered art too. Basically if something is made a certain way, then it can be treated as art. Generally speaking artist typically use their form of artwork to pass along their viewpoints or feelings....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Human, Feeling]

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`` Maus `` By Art Spiegelman

- Art Spiegelman, the author of “Maus”, portrays the suffering and the survival that meant to be Jewish during the Holocaust by describing the experience of his own family as a graphic memoir. Vladek narrates moments of cruelty that he had to go through in the Nazi concentration camps where many Jewish people were targeted like him and his wife, Anja. However, he always had a survival instinct that made him found a way to overcome adversities. Even in the present time of the book, Vladek suffers when he remembers people that are not alive like his son Archieu, who was killed as a child, and Anja, who killed herself....   [tags: Maus, Art Spiegelman, White]

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The Art of Painting: Watercolor Paints

- The art of painting dates back to pre-historic times, the finger used as a paintbrush on the canvas of cave walls. When it comes to painting, artists have many mediums to choose from: acrylics, oils, gouache, fresco, and watercolors. Watercolors is one of the toughest mediums to achieve, its transparent streaks almost impossible to cover up and its various techniques prestigous and precise, but satisfying when accomplished. The incentive a watercolor artist has to get a taste of perfecting their talents is impecable; therefore, striving for perfection can only be accomplished with the understanding of the watercolor history, the use of the tools of the trade, the practice of techniques, and...   [tags: Art History, Painting, Technique]

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Van Gogh Art Case Study

- Vincent Van Gogh was formed by his social, cultural and historical context. This is expressed clearly in the underlying stories of both paintings, Starry Night, 1889 and Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, 1889. Both of these paintings portray a narrative relating to Van Gogh significantly as he emotionally connects to the subject in each painting. Van Gogh’s aim of these subjective works was to express meaning through colour and express the painting to a more personal emotion for the viewer. Van Gogh belonged to a small style of Post Impressionism which was a reaction against Impressionism and their formality....   [tags: Art History]

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The Business of Art: How its Becoming a Commodity

- The Business of Art Throughout time, artists have yearned to make a living off of the work that they create. Artists have been both instigators and creators of many social and political ideas, sharing their thoughts and opinions through their work. Just like America strives to make itself known as a relatively new and independent country, new artists struggle to make themselves stand out among the older and more well-known artists. The delicate environment that maintains their source of ideas and creativity is at risk of being overcome by the business of art....   [tags: no longer art for art's sake]

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Art History: Traditional and Contemporary

- It all started when we were born and never really quite gave it a thought. We didn’t recognize the importance of our surroundings until someone pointed their significance and their influence on how we thought or act. We didn’t really understand, nor did we want to seek information about its existence, until an impulse or thought was introduced into our minds. Oh. the initial experience, the emotions that were awaken when our eyes were enlighten to our surroundings. When our keen senses, which had never been exercised until someone who became an influential motivator saw in us the potential for creating the medium called “Art”....   [tags: artist, art, paintings, artistic]

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Motorcycle Market: The Case of Harley Davidson

- ... The company managed to cultivate a new customer market segment for the big bikes. SWOT Analysis of the Case SWOT is an acronym that simply stands the strength, the weaknesses, the opportunities available and the threats that the company faces. Every business organization or entity always has its points of strength, its weaknesses in terms of how it conducts its businesses. Furthermore, there are always opportunities that are available to any company in addition to those factors or issues that the company faces which are threats to the success of the business....   [tags: beals, improvement, company, progress]

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Plato 's View Of Art

- Though Plato and Aristotle both share identical opinions in which that art is a form of imitation, both have different views towards whether art should be viewed from an educational standpoint in which it gives impartial truth of knowledge, or that it is a form of pleasure that allows for the learning through imitation. Towards Plato 's view of art, Plato believes that art is no more than a representation,a reflection in a mirror of what is reality. Furthermore, Plato disagrees with poetry for the fact that it teaches immoral lessons and for its falsehood....   [tags: Truth, Poetry, Art, Aesthetics]

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The Zen Of Oz

- Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, a Zen master. The Tin Man an enlightenment seeker. “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” a mantra. Joey Green’s, The Zen of Oz, is a witty, whimsical, and surprisingly insightful introduction to Eastern Philosophy via one of the world’s most beloved movies. It delivers universal truths in a charming, non-preachy, fashion allowing you to explore Dorothy’s yellow brick road, as well as your own. Along the way, you will discover original song lyrics, your favorite dialogue, all of the charming characters, and the amazing scenes from the motion picture, The Wizard of Oz, illustrated in a Japanese style....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Intimate Life in Contemporary Art

- ... As an American Documentary Photographer Goldin was very keen on recording reality the way it really was having a psychological need to have her camera wherever she went. It was an instrument that functioned partially as her memory. The quality of the pictures wasn’t as important as the content she presented. The use of artificial light was frequent in Godin’s work since she couldn’t see well and found out that colors change according to light later on in life. Her work explores the roles gender and sexual desire....   [tags: styles, subjects, chapter, art]

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Art: Nutrition for the Mind

- The wonders of the mind never cease. The mind is like a thumb print; there isn’t a single pair of minds alike in the world. That is what makes the world such an amazing and unique place to live in; so many different perspectives combining into one idea. Yet, that one idea can have so many different meanings to each and every person. Different experiences shape the way the mind works and how it analyzes situations and objects. For people to get the most out of their mind, they have to challenge it, give it something new to analyze....   [tags: Art Classes, Stress Relief]

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The Art Gallery Of Regina

- The 2015 /16 year was a tremendously busy year for the Art Gallery of Regina. The gallery presented a range of engaging exhibitions which included new works from both emerging and established Saskatchewan artists. Into the Forest featured the work of Ward Schell, Debby Wasniak-Bonk and Hazel Zaharik, all three artists draw artistic inspiration from connecting to, and observing nature. Moose Jaw based artist Diane Lara installation entitled Ensō included large suspended drawings. These works raised awareness of the body and our unique generic makeup....   [tags: Art, Arts, Saskatchewan, Artist]

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The Parthenon´s Influence in Art

- THESIS STATEMENT Over the centuries the Parthenon’s unique design and construction has continued to influence art and artwork well into the present day. PURPOSE STATEMENT By using different sources, the Parthenon’s importance in the world will be discussed through its history, art and design. INTRODUCTION The Parthenon is like the crown jewel of Athens. It is named after the mighty goddess Athena Nike Parthenos, daughter of Zeus. She was born right from Zeus himself. She is the goddess of war, wisdom, and heroism....   [tags: art, design, Athens, Athena]

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Is Frieze Art Fair?

- What is Frieze. Ask anyone that and they will normally all reply with “Oh I think we made one of them in School” or “It involved old newspapers and PVA glue didn’t it?” Well yes, to anyone outside the art world Frieze would conjure up vivid images and memories of those awful first attempts at “art” you made while in Primary School age 5 using PVA glue, tissue paper, lots of newspapers oh and glitter, you can’t forget the glitter. But to those in the art world, Frieze is an integral part of the Contemporary Art calendar; like a school reunion for the art world elite, journalists, dealers, collectors and artists to come together....   [tags: Art, Arts, Art world, Business of visual arts]

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Art Classes : High School Art Class

- High School Art classes in Texas have shown to help students with their futures. Art classes are not only a extracurricular it is also a curriculum. Art helps students promote a thinking of life. Students are able to express themselves in so many ways in art classes. Art teaches children to become innovative and creative. It encourages those who love art to express their ideas and not be afraid. Cutting Art classes would make those who love Art, not know how to express their selves as how they would like to....   [tags: High school, Education, Art, Visual arts]

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The Science Of Aesthetics And The Theory Of Art

- The science of aesthetics cannot be well-defined until a certain set of “rules” are distinguished. Only then, will a theory of art be able to be established that will satisfy a specific set of individuals. Even if a work of art depicts something absurd or uncommon, someone is bound to find enjoyment in it as every individual has different perceptions of what should be deemed “good” or “bad”. Once this absurdity has been acknowledged and accepted, a new theory will surely emerge. Tolstoy goes on to say that because the theory of art is founded on beauty, it will only satisfy a certain group of individuals....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Visual arts, Feeling]

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The Nature of Perceived Ultimacy in Zen Buddhism

- This paper will explore the question of how to understand the nature of perceived ultimacy in Zen Buddhism. This will be achieved through providing a justification for why this question should be of any interest and then hypothesizing about possible implications of the results. Next, the framework that is to be used in categorizing the core beliefs in Zen will be explained and made clear. After this description is complete the author will proceed to fit Zen Buddhism into this framework and will demonstrate that the Zen religion is no exception to the employed framework....   [tags: Philosophy ]

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The Museum At The Laguna Art Museum

- I went to the Laguna Art Museum, it is not like any other museum in the state because it carries pieces of art specifically from California artists or pieces of art that represent the state of California. The pieces of art in the museum are all different sorts of styles and are from the 19th century to present. The museum came from the Laguna Beach Art Association, the association was formed by the local artists in 1918. In 1929, after they had a fundraising drive, they opened the art gallery. It was designed by a Los Angeles architect, Myron Hunt....   [tags: Art, Modernism, Visual arts, Sculpture]

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Graffiti : A Vassal Of Art And Voice

- Graffiti: A Vassal of Art and Voice The beauty of art is that everyone has a different opinion of what they consider art. A highly debated topic is if graffiti can be considered art. Technically speaking, it is usually vandalism but people believe it is also art. Although it is in fact vandalism, graffiti is still art because it is self-expression of the individual and can even convey powerful messages that can reach out and affect the everyday person. No matter what people say about it, Graffiti is a form of self-expression....   [tags: Banksy, Graffiti, Vandalism, Street art]

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The True Value of Street Art

- Mention the word graffiti and what typically comes to mind is something unpleasant and distasteful like indecent language scribbled on a wall of a store or crude pictures. Most graffiti is characterized as vandalism on property that does not belong to the culprit. Graffiti also displays negative graphics that promote some type of vulgar message such as violence, sex, drugs, gangs, and racism. On the other hand, when the terms “street” and “art” come together, a blast of colorful creations upon blank slates on the street comes to mind....   [tags: When Does Graffiti Become Art?]

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Human Rights Of A Motorcycle Gangs ( Omcg )

- The government has the responsibility to make sure that the community is safe. Sometimes the government has to enforce laws that breach certain rights in order to protect the safety of the community. This essay will explore the issue of human rights in relation to Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs (OMCG) by examining: the history of the issue; the current law; stakeholders and their interests; positive and negative aspects of the legal situation; and recommendations for change. In Australia there has been a historic link between OMCG and crime and violence, it is this association that has led to the current VLAD law in Queensland and other states considering harsher laws as well....   [tags: Crime, Human rights, Police, Gang]

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How Art Is Good Or Bad?

- Issues concerning that of art are always started by the uprising of the viewer. Artists have been making art for thousands of years, inspiring the rest of the world, but in most recent terms of art, there have been multiple instances of art viewers trying to restrict what the artists can make. For too long artists have been to blame. Whenever an art piece is considered bad, it is about the viewers subjective experience. Who is to really decide whether a work of art is good or bad. It sure as hell isn 't just one persons’ decision, so is it a group of people, with an outweighing majority of what they believe in....   [tags: Art, Arts, Marcel Duchamp, Aesthetics]

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The Carnage and the Catastrophe: The Japanese Militarization of Zen

- Throughout Buddhist scripture there is a great amount of articulation against violence. The Buddha actively speaks against violence, but at the same time Buddhism promotes the spread of the dharma. Within Zen at War Victoria highlights the Buddha’s words, “until all sentient beings are united together through the exercise of infinite compassion, there will never be peace” (29). This quote became incorporated into the Japanese military and the inevitable nature of war was molded into this normally peaceful message....   [tags: buddhists, violence, japanese military]

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The Importance of Art in School

- When I was in high school, I was very involved in the arts. I took a band, choir and two years of visual art. During the years of high school, I knew that the fees for the art courses cost much more than other electives at my school. I also observed that the school focused more on their athletic and academics programs, than on their art programs. We had many fundraisers to raise more money for the art programs even after paying an already expensive fee to takes these electives. Schools are neglecting the visual arts programs and placing all of their money and focus on academics and athletics programs....   [tags: art based learning, integration, academics]

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Art Is Important As A Child

- Many people argue over the answer to this question. There are several different interpretations of the correct answer is . Most people automatically think that the word Art is referring to the types of music, dance or visual art that you might be used to .Although others will probably describe Art as a picture, painting, sculpture, or maybe even a form of music that expresses one’s own thoughts or feelings. However, I believe that Art is much more than that. To me, art is more of a creative way to express my deepest passions, thoughts, and emotions....   [tags: Art, Pablo Picasso, Collage, Thought]

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Early Christian Art

- The most influential theme in art for centuries was that of religion. There have been many things that have influenced art over the generations. Nothing has had the impact on the art world that religions has. Many of the ancient art works were dedicated to the gods or other religious figures. The statues of the Ancient Egyptians were not just for beauty. Instead, they were representations of the gods and were meant to have significant meaning to the people who saw them. The people of the time knew the meaning of every reed, flower, bird, or animal that was depicted in the art....   [tags: Art and Religion]

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What is Postmodern Art?

- Postmodernism is described as the phase of twentieth century Western culture that has been often defined as the visual culture produced in the period after modernism, though there has been much recent debate since the early 1980’s as to what the definition of Postmodernism could be. Postmodern art has always been difficult to define for various reasons which include what styles of art should be included in the movement, what is the exact artistic style of Postmodern art and the insufficiency to specify what exactly postmodernism is....   [tags: Postmodern Art Essays]

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The Underlying Message

- The Underlying Message Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is not specifically about orthodox Zen Buddhist practice nor does if specifically teaches how to repair a motorcycle. It does, however, dig into the inner structure of the thought process to form a foundation to support any form of logic. This is accomplished by means of a trek through the author’s mind as he recounts his past in attempt to rediscover who he once was. As the author comes to term with his duality, the reader is conditioned to understand the author’s philosophical ideas, which are the underlying beams of his value system....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Losing Yourself in Art

- Most people have had to take multiple art classes through their years in school. In elementary through middle school, it is a required class for most students. In high school it is considered a fine art, which means that it is not fully required, but most students take an introduction to art class of some kind. Then in college, it is not a requirement, but it is strongly suggested for most to take the class. Depending on the college, it also counts as a fine art credit. Usually, students who only take these classes as a credit take introduction to art....   [tags: art therapy, psychology]

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The Motorcycle Diaries a Film by Walter Salles

- The Motorcycle Diaries, a film by Walter Salles, tells the story of how Ernesto Guevara, who would later be known as ‘Che’, went on a trip with his friend Alberto Granado that spanned the continent of South America and caused Ernesto to realize what was happening outside of his well-off life. It shows the change he went through as he discovered the injustice American capitalism was causing in other countries and why he became ‘Che’. The trip starts out for fun, but by the end it is life-changing....   [tags: ernesto che guevara]

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Rise of Photography in the World of Art

- The rise of photography began in the early 1830’s in France, and wasn’t very popular as most artists preferred a paintbrush and canvas to a new contraption that wasn’t popular and wasn’t manufactured locally or globally yet and that was fairly expensive to try to produce, and since this time it has been debated if photography deserves its place in the art world. Through the late 1800’s and the early 1900’s it grew in popularity and throughout time photography went from being badly received to a new form of art though people around the world still debate if it is indeed “art”....   [tags: Art History, France, United States]

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The Perfect Motorcycle

- The Perfect Motorcycle As long as I can remember, I have always been interested in cars, trucks, and other gear-head type stuff. I think I have liked automotive things because my dad is very mechanical and has taught my brother and I more about cars than we really need to know. Luckily in the past few years I have also taken an interest in motorcycles. This began shortly before my sixteenth birthday when I found out that my brother had secretly acquired one and was keeping it at a friends house....   [tags: Personal Narratives Automobiles Mechanics Essays]

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Video Games as an Art Form

- The editors of a popular American magazine called Appleton’s Journal, upon laying their eyes on an example of a new kind of art form their reaction was one of surprise and disgust, and they considered any claim of it or anything like it being called “art” as an insult to “true art” and to the skill of the masters who create “true art”. Those editors were not reacting to any video game, the year was 1878 and they were giving their honest opinion on an impressionist painting, but frankly they might have as well been talking about video games....   [tags: alternative views to traditional concepts of art]

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19th Century Art

- 19th Century Art During the 19th century, a great number of revolutionary changes altered forever the face of art and those that produced it. Compared to earlier artistic periods, the art produced in the 19th century was a mixture of restlessness, obsession with progress and novelty, and a ceaseless questioning, testing and challenging of all authority. Old certainties about art gave way to new ones and all traditional values, systems and institutions were subjected to relentless critical analysis....   [tags: Art History]

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The Art Style Of Graffiti

- One of the most controversial art styles is known as Graffiti. Depending on the artist, it a work of art can include a minimum of one or two colors to an extraordinary amount of colors. Since this is a taboo form of art and more often completed in secrecy, untraditional use of spray paint is the primary source of paint for such artist; however, there are some cases in which markers, acrylic paint and stencils are used. Therefore, the paint strokes, as opposed to brush strokes, are free formed with no definition and sometimes will consist of “over spray”....   [tags: Art, Graffiti, Ancient Rome, Modernism]

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The New Orleans Museum Of Art

- Previously mentioned, Digital Asset Management is the function of photographing, organizing and archiving works of art for the reference of museum employees and further for the reference of public entities interested in accessing this media offsite. In order to further prove the significance of digital museums, I will reference my own communities’ public government run cultural heritage institution. The New Orleans Museum of Art or NOMA has recently begun to digitize the full extent of their collection in conjunction with web-based institutions interested in the expanding awareness and access to fine arts, notably they have partnered with Google to begin the virtual museum process....   [tags: Art, Arts, Digital, Visual arts]

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Orientalist Art Masterpieces

- Eugene Delacroix and John Frederick Lewis are regarded the orientalist painters of their time. The paintings, The Women of Algiers (In Their Apartment) by Eugene Delacroix and The Mid-Day Meal, Cairo by John Frederick Lewis are inspired by the art and culture of the Middle East. The Women of Algiers (In Their Apartment) by Eugene Delacroix is oil on canvas and it can be found in the Louvre in Paris to this day. The Mid-Day Meal, Cairo by John Frederick Lewis is a pencil, watercolor, body color, and gum Arabic on woven paper and it owned by a private owner in London....   [tags: Art History]

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Poetry As An Art And Pleasure

- Poetry is a form of written word which has experience created by sound and meaning. It integrates various elements: Imagery; a figurative language which prompts the reader as well as the listener of the poem to create mental images. Poetic choice of words; this is based on the sound that is, denotation and connotation. Denotation refers to the accurate meaning of the word while connotation refers to the intended meaning of a word. The sound is another element of poetry which about the rhyme; words that sound similar or exactly alike in the poem....   [tags: Emotion, Meaning of life, Feeling, Art]

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The Craft And Folk Art Museum

- The Craft and Folk Art Museum is located across LACMA on Wilshire Boulevard, and it was not until the 14th of October when I finally got to visit this place. Upon my arrival, the museum was still closed and the first thing I saw outside of the entrance was a colorful and chaotic installation piece made by my professor’s friend. The first thing that came out of mind when I saw that artwork was how interesting the mind is of an artist to create these types of things. When the museum finally opened, I could not help but think of what other exciting art pieces are inside, I honestly did not really know what to expect since I never been to a museum dealing with only craft and folk art....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Arts, Aesthetics]

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History of Japanese Art

- Throughout many centuries, art has portrayed an exceedingly dominant role in Japanese culture. These forms of artwork varied from everything from pottery to clay figurines. Overall, the majority of Japanese art was and still is considered to be of high importance in Japanese history. However, the most intriguing and unique form of art was the Isho-ningyo and Iki-ningyo dolls, otherwise known as the "fashion doll" and the “living doll”. Both the Isho-ningyo and the Iki-ningyo were merely two of the plentiful assortment of dolls created by the famous Japanese artisan, Goyo Hirata, as items of “luxurious indulgence.” The Kintaro doll of Isho-ningyo type or Iko-ningyo type illustrates t...   [tags: Art History, Japan]

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Graeco-Buddhist Art in Gandhara

- Influence of one culture to another one is a common concept up until now. Even in this 21st century, we can see many influences which lead to an ending product mixed with two or more cultures. Similarly during the second century, there were vast amount of evidences in which we can see influence of Graeco-Roman art in Buddhist iconography (Fisher 1993). In a region called Gandhara (now Pakistan), we could easily see these kinds of influences in stone sculptures of Bodhisattvas. In this paper, we will see a comparison between a ‘Male Head From a Relief’ from Roman period with ‘Head of Bodhisattva’ from Gandhara, Kushan Dynasty and how sculptures in Buddhism had influence of Graeco-Roman perio...   [tags: Human Cultures / Art / Religion]

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Graffiti: Art or Vandalism?

- The Case for Artistic Mien While passing through Mohamed Mahmoud Street, it is hard to not notice the spectacular drawings on walls, these are an assortment of graffiti forms, some of them named: Wildstyle, Stencil, Heaven and Piece. It is not a novel case for Egyptians as for centuries ancient Egyptians have been decorating their temples and documenting their history through pharaonic drawings on walls, which can be considered one of the oldest forms of graffiti. The art of graffiti has developed a lot since then in terms of technique and tools....   [tags: Egyptian street art]

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The Art Theft Problem

- Pablo Picasso once said “Good artists copy, great artists steal.” It is debatable that he was one of the greatest artists in history. Known for The Weeping Woman, Don Quixote, Guernica, and The Red Arm Chair. Picasso is one of the most famous artists. Next to Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Van Gogh .His signature style of cubism, in which he aided in its conception, is widely recognized as the one of the most imitated styles. His paintings, desired by everyone, are a prime target for thieves....   [tags: Value of Stolen Art]

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Nudity in Art History

- The word nude entered in the English dictionary in 1531, as a legal term "unsupported, not formally attested", from Latin nudus 'naked, bare'. It will be, in the eighteenth century, used to describe a painting or other artwork depicting a human figure in a state of near or total undress. While the word nude has becoming positive in art history, due to the large use of it over the years, the word naked has been always negative. In fact, its definition is “having no clothes on, having no defence or protection, unprovided with needful or desirable accessories”....   [tags: nude, naked, art]

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