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  • Art Analysis: Safely Contained

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    Art Analysis: Safely Contained Image: Scarface Artist: Miles Donovan This image is one of a series of four other paintings, all of iconic people. The image I am analyzing is of Robert De Nero as Scarface, an example of another of the images is Stevie Wonder. The image I am studying of Scarface is a computer generated image which was produced in Photoshop, the photo from a real shot in the film. The theme that is carried through the images is that they are all placed on a red background

  • Art Analysis Paper

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    Art Analysis Paper The first painting analyzed was North Country Idyll by Arthur Bowen Davis. The focal point was the white naked woman. The white was used to bring her out and focus on the four actual colored males surrounding her. The woman appears to be blowing a kiss. There is use of stumato along with atmospheric perspective. There is excellent use of color for the setting. It is almost a life like painting. This painting has smooth brush strokes. The sailing ship is the focal point because

  • Langa's Art Analysis

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    understanding of what she prefers to call “social viewpoint, ” as opposed to “social realist,” prints by looking at them as multidimensional cultural artifacts. Her analysis is, therefore, informed by extensive research into the lives and/or politics of the artists who created the images included in the chapter, the social, political, and art historical milieu in which they were producing their works, and, ultimately, the reception(s) or potential reception(s) of the works by the different social groups

  • Art Reflection Analysis

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    College Spring Creek campus Art Gallery. We viewed several pieces of art and chose five of them to review and share our opinions of the works with each other. I am glad that I got this experience and I feel that it has truly broadened my perspective of art and has helped me examine pieces and situations in a different way. Before going to the gallery, I expected to see a bunch of paintings of nature scenes and maybe a couple of portraits. This is a misconception about art in our society today. A lot

  • Analysis Of Dada Art

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    The colour palette in this particular piece is another thing that I have picked up on, the use of a complementary selection of colors means that the image is easy to look at, but still provides enough of an impact to fit within the criteria of Dada art. The inclusion of collage and fragments of words give the image another level. The orange colour that Schwitters uses reminds me of rust, which makes use of old, and faded colours giving his work an antique feeling. The composition of this particular

  • Art Formal Analysis

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    Art Formal Analysis Examining the formal qualities of Homer Watson’s painting Horse and Rider In A Landscape was quite interesting. I chose to analyze this piece as apposed to the others because it was the piece I liked the least, therefore making me analyze it more closely and discover other aspects of the work, besides aesthetics. The texture of the canvas works very well with the subject matter portrayed in the painting. The grassy hill side and the leaves of the trees are especially complimented

  • Pop Art Analysis

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    investigate how a specific type of art reflects its social content in contemporary societies. My analysis is carried out by closely looking at the Pop Art movement, especially with Andy Warhol, who has come to be known as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. It will be argued that Pop Art managed to successfully articulate its time, and in so doing, it became a widely influential art movement whose effect is still very much existent in today’s world of art. In order to prove its claim, this

  • Art Analysis

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    My artwork is a ceramic piece, a combined pinch pot to be exact. The ceramic piece is roughly the size of a baseball. I made this ceramic piece in my ceramics 1 class. It was a part of our criteria, during this time we were learning how to use the pinch pot technique. The pinch pot technique is to take a ball of clay, press your thumb firmly into the center of the ball, and pinch the clay ball’s walls with your thumb and forefinger. To make a combined pinch pot, you must take two similar pinch pots

  • All Art Is Useless Analysis

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    "All art is useless" (Oscar Wilde). Discuss. “All art is useless” a quote from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, who believes that art doesn’t need to express anything but itself. This quote significantly highlighted many disagreements towards his point of view. Actually, Art can express in copious ways; such as in design, music, literature, sports and etc. All art has a purpose and the reality of art doesn’t have to exist for itself, nor not necessarily for some external function but as

  • Ana Mendieta Art Analysis

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    On the November 26th I went to London to view Ana Mendieta’s art exhibition: Traces at the Hayward gallery. Here I observed her work which focused on topics such as, what it is to belong in a modern society; the role of the body in art; the affect death has on people; feminism and the female body which was all reflected at the gallery. But, what really stood out to me when I was looking at her work was her use of nature, primitive-styled ritual and the utilization of her body which was displayed