Art Comparison Essays

  • Art Comparison

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    Compare and Contrast Works of Art Bright colors jumping at you asking for attention, images so real viewers can not tell the difference. These are the thoughts that came to my head as I gazed at two works of art by two Mexican artists at MoLAA museum of art . I visited two museums, Bowers Museum of cultural Art in the heart of Southern California and the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach for my report unfortunately I only liked the works in MoLAA and will talk about it through out my paper

  • Comparisons of Art

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    Comparisons of Art In the Egyptian era there were many art forms that were done and sculpted. Seated Scribe is one of these Egyptians sculptures. It was done in 2400 B.C.E and was done in limestone by subtractive sculpting. The colors that are used in this sculpture are very plain and bland. You can notice that the color is wearing away at the sculpture because there are blotches where the paint has started to chip away. The sculpture is physically accurate of a middle-aged man because you

  • Comparison of Babylonian Art vs. Egyptian Art

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    Comparison of Babylonian Art vs. Egyptian Art Over the history of man, there have been many prosperous empires that ruled in different parts of the world. Babylon and Egypt are two of these empires that ruled almost 500 years apart, but had one thing in common, great artistic works. Wall paintings such as the Babylonian work Investiture of Zimrilim, and the Egyptian Queen Neferati Making an Offering to Isis are examples of the great works of their times. Both pieces are rich in meaning and

  • Luncheon On The Grass: Art Comparison

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    of a modern French prostitute. The actual name of the lady posing is not Olympia it is Victorine Meurent. Manet used her in other paintings of his including Luncheon on the grass. The two paintings were an extremely radical break away from Academic art. People thought of them as outrageously scandalous. Manet based Olympia on Titian's Venus of Urbino painted in 1538. Of the two it's plain to see their similarities and their differences. For instance, the way they are laying is exactly

  • Photobuet And Cave Art Comparison Essay

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    My first research topic involves the connection between cave art and Photobucket in the use of presenting images. Cave art has been one of the oldest form of communication that has a large influence in communication today. Blum (2011) found that one of the major influences of cave art, was the use of body art since the self was always able to be used. The necessity for the creation of cave art, relies upon many forms of animalistic images that may be used for religious beliefs such as shamanism (Blum

  • Joseon Buddhist Art Comparison Essay

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    Joseon Buddhist arts borrowed much of the iconographic features and basic techniques from exquisite Goryeo Buddhist arts. Joseon Buddhist painting stressed the frontality of the figures, the complexity and density of the composition, and the immediacy and proximity of content. Confucianism had less influence compared to Buddhism which emphasized on other realms, visualizing the spiritual in earthly forms and so extending the present to the afterlife. Moreover, late Joseon Buddhist art was highly syncretic

  • Pop Art Comparison of Seated Woman and Lavender Disaster

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    Pop Art Comparison of Seated Woman and Lavender Disaster Pop Art was a Modern art movement that emerged durring the mid-twentieth century in both England and America. It first began to gain recognition in the early 1950’s, after about twenty years of Abstract, as artists altered their attention and looked to change. In the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, Pop Art became much more popular to the general public and successful for the movement’s artists due to the world growing tired of the repeditive

  • Tolstoy's Comparison Between Art And Language

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    There are different philosophers argue on the functions of art and language serve on two different functions, or that they are the same function basically. Tolstoy claims that art and language are two separate activities with different functions. On the other hand, Collingwood states that art and language are more or less the same. In this essay, I will argue that both philosophers’’ theories are invalid, that art and language are two separate activities with different functions. Tolstoy, and Collingwood

  • Comparison Between Dada And Pop Art

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    Dada and Pop art are two different periods of time that were both created after incidents that had left the world in devastation. Dada was the idea that anything could be classified as art. Whist Pop art was the idea that everyday items, such as consumer goods, along with mass media, was the straightforward style of life; and made art out of these. Two of the biggest artists around to the world who were a part of these times 2 eras; Marcel Duchamp (1887 - 1968) of the Dada and Andy Warhol (1928 -

  • Comparison Of Art Spiegelman's Maus

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    Art Spiegelman’s, Maus, describes a survivor’s tale taken from his father during his experiences in the Holocaust. H. Ridder Haggards novel, She, unveils a lost African kingdom that is later found by a professor and his ward where they discover a primitive race of natives being ruled by a mysterious white queen, who reigns as the all-powerful “She”. Both She and Maus use fantasy to address serious historical issues of the time it was written. The comic book format of Maus demonstrates strong advantages

  • Comparison between the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Frick Collection

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    cultural mecca for art, particularly with museums. Two of these major institutions are The Frick Collection and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Each museum provides a glimpse of creativity from the past, all while remaining interesting in exhibiting the works of various styles and periods. While the two museums have similar goals in their Mission Statements, the differences in space, structure, and curating art philosophies differentiates them. In 1870, the Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded by a

  • Assessment: What makes for the best arts criticism? A comparison between Noël Carol and Edith Wharton

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    Arts criticism is the verbal or written discourse about works and/or movements of fine art. To develop this criticism, one would need to evaluate the work of art, and then make a judgment call about it. But what exactly makes for great arts criticism? Surely an amateur freshman just starting out an arts criticism class can’t facilitate a discussion about a work of art to the same caliber as experts such as Noël Carrol and Edith Wharton. Despite living nearly a century apart, both provide similar

  • Comparison of two paintings

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    Comparison of two paintings Paintings have been used to represent people since the beginning of the human race. Through time due to advancements in material and painting techniques combined with the ever-increasing talent of the artists, paintings representing people have become very lifelike and are extremely realistic. Some painted portraits have as much detail as modern photographs. However, there are also paintings of people that are representational in which the artist is trying to convey

  • A Comparison of Barna di Siena’s Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine and Rogier van der Weyden’s Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child

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    A Comparison of Barna di Siena’s Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine and Rogier van der Weyden’s Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child Development in art often follows two tracks: development over a period of time and also differences in regional development. Both changes are seen in the comparison of Barna di Siena’s Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine and Rogier van der Weyden’s Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child. Originating in Italy, the Renaissance began in the mid to late 13th century

  • A Comparison of Christian and Islamic Architecture in Spain

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    A Comparison of Christian and Islamic Architecture in Spain By the 6th century a Germanic tribe called the Visigoths, converts to Arian Christianity, had established themselves as the aristocratic elite. The Christians built many monumental basilica-plan churches. The Santa Maria de Quintanilla de las Vinas, Burgos, Spain and San Juan de Banos de Cerrato are two such churches that still remain today. In the beginning of the 8th century Islamic Muslims conquered Spain and ended Visigothic rule

  • A Comparison of the Supernatural in Tempest, Julius Caesar, and Midsummer Night's Dream

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    nature; beyond, surpassing, or differing from what is natural."  In light of this definition, I shall be discussing the plays The Tempest, Julius Caesar, and A Midsummer Night's Dream through three successive pairings, drawing distinctions and comparisons between each play and its significant others as relate to some aspect of the supernatural realm. In any discussion of two Shakespeare plays, the issue of chronology deserves at least a passing nod. In the case of The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's

  • Shakespeare And Moss Poetry Analysis

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    comparing “her” to many aspects of the of a summer day. An example of figurative language is when Shakespeare says “thou art more lovely and more temperate” which could mean that the person is more beautiful and more mild than a summer’s day. While temperate Is not a word used in common language to describe a person Shakespeare uses figurative language to heighten his comparison of the summer day and the poem’s

  • John Donne's Unusual Conceits: Bizarre Imagery or Thoughtful Comparisons?

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    John Donne's Unusual Conceits: Bizarre Imagery or Thoughtful Comparisons? What exactly do a flea and the intense emotion of love have in common?  Does the sun ever intrude upon you and your lover while in bed?  To most people these questions would draw nothing but quizzical or blank stares followed by perhaps a referral to one psychologist or another.  However, if one asked a certain young minister from seventeenth century London the same questions, he would have suddenly become inspired.  This

  • Comparison of Fall of Man and Hamlet

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    Comparison of Fall of Man and Hamlet The medieval traditions shown in the "Fall of Man" were very apparent in Shakespeare's play, Hamlet.  It is not known whether or not Shakespeare ever read the "Fall of Man", and it does not matter, for the effects and influence of the “Fall of Man” on Shakespeare's writing is very obvious when the plots of both stories are examined.  Both are written in archaic form, as well as with a very strict rhyme scheme.  “The Fall of Man” is a tragedy, the same

  • Comparison of Kafka's Metamorphosis and Dali's The Metamorphosis of Narcissus

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    Comparison of Kafka's Metamorphosis and Dali's The Metamorphosis of Narcissus The painting that I chose to compare to the novel Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka, was painted in 1937 by Salvatore Dali.  Dali is an established Surrealist painter, who, like Kafka, explored his own psyche and dreams in his work. Dali invented a process, called the "paranoiac critical method", which is used in this painting, to assist his creative process.  As Dali described it, his aim in painting