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    David Alfaro Siqueiros

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    crumbled from within in 1911 and fled to Europe. The Mexican Revolution had begun just a year before and the world of art brought forth muralism as we know it today. The murals represented the social ideas of the revolution. The Mexican muralists painted all over the world impacting Mexicans and non-Mexicans alike. Siqueiros stated that the goal of mural painting was to, "direct itself to the native races humiliated for centuries; to the officers made into hangmen by their officers, to the peasants

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    Williamsburg VA tour

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    and dedication they put into their characters is clearly portrayed in their passion in recreating history. Williamsburg was first established as a fortified settlement between the James and York Rivers. It later became the capital after the state house in Virginia’s original capital of Jamestown burned down. Williamsburg was not only the capital, but also a thriving, educational, and cultural center in the largest and most populated of the colonies from the period of 1699 to 1780. Williamsburg

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    Michelangelo

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    Ghirlandaio. He then studied at the scuplture school in the Medici gardens. He was then invited into the Medici home where he met the two Medici boys who would later become Popes Leo X and Clement VII. Michelangelo produced two sculptures while in the House of Medici, the Battle of the Centaurs and the Madonna on the Stairs, both of which were completed between 1489 and 1492. Michelangelo had several successes in his life of painting, architecture, and sculpting. His first large-scale sculpture was Bacchus

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    How Did Pompeii Happen

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    On the afternoon of 24th August 79 AD, a volcano called Mt. Vesuvius erupted, which resulted in destroyed lives of citizens, it was estimated that there were 10 to 12 thousand people who occupied the city .The cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum and a few others were severely affected by the eruption. The cities are well known for its beautiful landscapes and its temperate climate.Pompeii is based in the south, close to Naples in the region of Campania in Italy.The eruption started a series of events

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    entertainment. In this grand castle there were seven great halls each decorated a solid color: the first hall which was in the most Eastern part of the castle was painted blue with blue stained glass (Poe defined this hall to represent the beginning of life) as we continue westward in the home we travel upon the second hall which was painted purple with purple stained glass, the third hall ... ... middle of paper ... ... it a study of the psychology of guilt while a murder carefully conceals his

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    Kahlo befriended one of the primary figures in surrealistic art, Andre Breton. The next year, she also befriended such artists as Marcel Duchamp and Pablo Picasso. It was during this time that she had divorced Rivera. Because of her divorce, she painted one of her most famous artworks, “The Two Fridas”. The painting displays two versions of herself, with her hearts exposed. It is believed that this painting is meant to represent both the “loved” and “unloved” versions of herself. It can also be interpreted

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    school at St.Rose of Lima in Hastings. We started school there because our cousins went there. This made the mid-year change a little easier. At least we knew someone at the new school. Since there was no transportation to and from school from our house to Hastings, our parents had to decide what school we were going to go to when the new school year started. They had the choice of either Wayland or Middleville. We chose Middleville because we thought it would be a better school. We’re all happy

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    shields. They are known as the "shield poems." The shield was as much a part of Norse culture as was the ax. The Viking shield was very different from that of the shields used around the World. They were made from wood with a metal center and painted. Upon first glance, there doesn't seem to anything special about these shields but you would be very wrong to think so. The Viking shield was a superior and well thought out concept. It was not made from solid wood as were the other culture's shields

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    Cheaper by the Dozen

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    so many times it took him twice as much time to cover the cuts up. The book talked about how smart Frank, the Father was. He painted mores code on the walls of their summerhouse to teach it to his children. When the children decoded the message written on the wall, it revealed a clue that tells the child who decoded it where a prize was hidden. He painted also all of the planets and stars you can see in the sky on the walls of their summerhouse to teach his kids astrology. A neat

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    The center piece of the painting is the large cypress tree on the left side of the town. The cypress bush is the only part of the painting with a dark brownish green color, which makes it stand out from the rest of the painting. Most of the village houses have their lights on this gives out a warm comforting feeling which is a change from the entire cool like blue colors in the frame. It is said that Van Gough got his inspiration from a quote in the Bible “Look, I have dreamed another dream. And this

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