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    Chiaroscuro

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    city. Takayuki was violently thrown against the walls of the elevator, eventually resting l... ... middle of paper ... ...owerful beam of light that spread out in ever-widening circles. However, as the magnificent light created a beautiful chiaroscuro with the darkness Takayuki was mesmerised and he embraced its warmth and resilience. He was blissfully unaware of the chaos below, content to simply lean against the walls and, breathlessly, continue to admire its unmatched magnificence. This moment

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    Caravaggio Research Paper

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    Caravaggio’s work was “largely based on relative naturalism and [the] extensive use of dark shadows, [which] would be seen today as a rather rude characterisation of […] sixteenth-century Venetian painting[s]” (Kieth 1998: 37). “The lit and shadowed areas are very light and very dark and […] in an unnatural fashion neither done or even considered before by such artists as Raphael, Titian, […] or others” (Christiansen 2003). Caravaggio’s unusual techniques have made him a revolutionary painter of

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    painters to follow him. Caravaggio was the first of the three artists to perfect the skill of implementing intense chiaroscuro into his paintings. This is reflected in many of Caravaggio’s paintings but is overwhelmingly effective and dominant in his 1599/1600 painting, The Calling of Saint Matthew. In addition to Caravaggio, Goya also heavily implemented the practice of painting chiaroscuro such as in his 1808 piece, The Third of May and the 1780 painting, Christo Crucificado. Both Caravaggio and Goya

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    Neoclassic vs Baroque

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    depicted as an old man seated at the foot of the bed. Socrates has the body of a young athlete, as well as others in the painting. Each one of the twelve subjects surrounding him is meticulously drawn in detail. The dramatic use of light and dark (chiaroscuro) is seen in the focus, or emphasis, towards Socrates. There are definitive lines on the walls. These create shadows in the room and in the hallway. The texture of the floor and walls seem smooth and hard. The cloaks worn are colorful and seem

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    Saint Sebastiano Analysis

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    Saint Sebastian Cured by Irene is a painting by Luca Giordano which was completed in 1665. It is on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, on display at Gallery 258 and a part of the Johnson Collection. The work is an oil on canvas painting, and has the dimensions of 72 1/2 x 108 3/4 inches (184.1 x 276.2 cm). The subject of the painting is Saint Sebastian, an early Christian martyr. The painting depicts an important moment in Saint Sebastian’s life, where he is discovered to be alive and nursed

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    simultaneously using a dark setting to contrast and create space. Chiaroscuro is the use of contrasting tones ‘to suggest volume and modelling of the subjects depicted’. Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, or Guercino as he is commonly known, made use of tenebrism in Erminia Finding the Wounded Tancred, circa 1650. Guercino’s use of tenebrism and chiaroscuro creates a sense of false space and depth. The main differences between tenebrism and chiaroscuro are their intended

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    So for my museum trip that was required for our class I decided to go Metropolitan Museum of Art. The reason why I picked this museum was because I’m really interested in different types of art. There were many beautiful art pieces and sculptures to see there like Terracotta pinochle, The Intoxication of Wine Clodion, Saber with Scabbard, The Unicorn is found (from the Unicorn Tapestries), Shrine of the Virgin and many more beautiful art pieces. But my main reason of going to this museum was to see

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    Wright's "The Orrery"

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    Joseph Wright was born and raised in Derby. After becoming an accomplished painter, he eventually took the name of Wright of Derby when he moved to Liverpool. He took liking to the nickname to set himself apart from Richard Wright, an already established painter in Liverpool. Although he became known for the work he did in Liverpool, his realistic paintings were greatly influenced by his humble home in Derby. Though he was well known in Derby for being a talented portraitist, his works in Liverpool

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    Death Of St. Louis

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    It was interesting to see different kind of cultures’ art at one place. In those diverse and inspiring arts, the most intriguing theme for me was death. I am always amazed at the creative way how artist express death on to the painting. Some artists draw direct image of death or others express it with darker color. So I have chosen five arts from different period of time. First one is “Triptych with scenes from the Life of St. George” (1425-50) by Aragon. Second, “Christ Nailed to the Cross and The

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    Caravaggio’s Cardsharps and George De La Tour’s Cheats with the Ace of Clubs were both inspired by card games and gambling. Caravaggio was an artist during the sixteenth century who made Cardsharps, which is “the most influential gambling-themed painting in the history of art” (Goldstein 1201). It was so influential that it inspired many other artists to make similar themed paintings, including La Tour’s painting, the Cheat with the Ace of Clubs. While both Caravaggio and La Tour both use the theme

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