Exhibition Essays

  • An Exhibition of Portraits by Alice Neel

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    An Exhibition of Portraits by Alice Neel An exhibition of portraits of the family by Alice Neel, one of the finest painters of her generation, is at the Norton Museum of Art February 14 through March 29, 1998. Both critics and the subjects of her paintings have written of Neel's ability to portray the dynamics of relationships. Kinships focuses on particular family relationships: siblings, domestic pairs, parents and children, and members of her own family. The exhibition was organized by the

  • John Currin Exhibition

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    In His painting called Hobo (1999) exhibited at MOCA, Museum of Comtemporay Art) Downtown San Diego, the size of the painting was about 3 feet by 2 feet, a moderate-sized canvas paintings.. Framed with thick wooden round frames painted in creamy white color, presenting a naïve, child-like object that is just harmless approach to the viewers perhaps asking for the acceptance of his work as a child’s play. However, the subject matter he decides to depict in his paintings makes the viewers wonder if

  • The Great Exhibition

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    discusses how ‘The Great Exhibition of 1851 was a symbol of the successes of Great Britain, which had become the World’s first industrial nation and it’s richest.’ Furthermore, a vast tree inside the building provided ‘a visible symbol of how the Industrial Revolution had supposedly achieved human domination over nature.’ Being a professor in Western Civilisation at Pennsylvania State University, Spielvogel is a reliable source. The introduction of The Great Exhibition of 1851 (Auerbach, 1999) immediately

  • The Current State of Virtual Art and Exhibition

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    The Current State of Virtual Art and Exhibition Virtual art is the product of long-standing traditions in art merged with revolutionary technological advances. With innovations emerging almost as fast as end-users can test and master new systems, technology has dramatically altered our daily lives and changed our thought processes. Like many technological advances, virtual and cyber realities have been embraced, and often created by, artists that experiment with the myriad of possibilities that

  • Great Exhibition Building in Dublin

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    image is a beautiful color lithograph, measuring 25 by 35 inches, which features the main hall of the Great Exhibition Building in Dublin in great detail. The hall was 425 feet in length by 100 in width, and 105 in height. In the back there is a large organ. Displayed high on the walls are flags from different countries. The building is best described by The Illustrated Dublin Exhibition Catalogue, which says: Presenting a front to Merrion-square of 300 feet, the main or centre feature of elevation

  • The Great Exhibition of 1851

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    The Great Exhibition of 1851 sought to provide the world with the hope of a better future. After Europe’s struggle of two decades of political and social upheaval, the Exhibition hoped to show that technology was the key to a better future. The Europeans were excited to display their new innovative technology and show off their progress of industrialization and economic changes. The most popular exhibit was the Crystal Palace; the first monumental structure in Britain that was constructed of uniquely

  • Carmina Burana vs. Pictures At An Exhibition

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    Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” and Modeste Moussorgsky’s “Pictures At An Exhibition” which was orchestrated by Maurice Ravel are both two incredibly composed pieces of music. However, the two pieces have their differences as well as similarities. Although these beautiful pieces are similar because of the effort to represent works of art, “Carmina Burana” and “Pictures At An Exhibition” are different because of the background of the composers, the instruments used, and the influences that led Carl Orff

  • Mad About Science

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    aimed at as serious an audience as he was dealing with, was also interesting, and the video I took of him was one of the favorites of everyone I showed it to when I came back home. For me, the best part of the trip was the science and technology exhibition. Not many kids came to my exhibit, probably because it was just a computer screen without much on the board behind to attract attention. But I did talk to a group of maybe 15 students from a local school. They were interested at first in the contest

  • Drawings for King Lear

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    paintings--Lear and Cordelia (1848-49) and Cordelia's Portion (1866)--and a third he turned into an oil-sketch, Cordelia Parting from Her Sisters (1854). Sixteen of the drawings were shown in 1865 at his Picadilly Exhibition, and Brown wrote the captions that appear below the drawings for the exhibition catalog. The sixteen sketches with captions are owned by the Whitworth Gallery in Manchester, and the two without captions are in the City Museum and Art Gallery of Birmingham. The drawings are done in pen

  • Incarceration Exhibitions

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    Miyatake, and Russell Lee. These evidences of terror from World War II justify the title of the exhibition Then They Came for Me: Japanese American in the Incarceration camp. All the

  • Analysis Of The Castle Museum

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    I’ve decided to write my paper on a building that I feel is aesthetically pleasing. The building I chose is the Castle museum in downtown Saginaw, Mi. The Castle Museum was a building that was originally constructed to be a post office. It has French Renaissance Revival architecture and was dedicated on July 3, 1898. The architect behind this building was William Martin Aitken and he proclaimed that his design for this building was to have been inspired by the early French settlement of the Saginaw

  • Augmented Reality Research Paper

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    education. This paper focuses on two areas, namely exhibition and entertainment. This paper is organized into four sections. The introduction provides a brief overview of AR and its various applications specifically in the areas of exhibition and entertainment. The second section discusses in detail about AR in exhibition. This is followed by a presentation

  • The Soul Of A Museum Research Paper

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    The soul of a museum is the essence of identity by which it is defined; it is that which makes a museum a museum. The museum has identifiable requisites without which it would not be a museum. By using creative methods of exhibition, interpretation, and education as well as effective methods of collection and conservation, the museum becomes an integral aspect and a valuable resource in society. There are unique distinctions between the museum and other cultural institutions. Although the basic requirements

  • Exhibition Reflection

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    Curator’s role in making exhibition: Reflection! The exhibition of ‘Reflection!’ will be discussed in the essay to demonstrate curator’s role in making an exhibition. This exhibition is a group exhibition based on a theme of “to construct point of convergence for reality and fabricated imagery through installations, sound and vision” (Oi!, 2014). The exhibition presents Leandro Erlich’s Bâtiment, Meta4 Design Forum’s Façade and Kingsley Ng’s Luna Park. Incorporate works of different artists Reflection

  • Dublin 4 by Maeve Binchy

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    Dublin 4 by Maeve Binchy The novel Dublin 4 was written by Maeve Binchy in 1983. This consists of four short stories which all took place in a town called Dublin. The four short stories that Binchy wrote about are Dinner in Donnybrook, Flat in Ringsend, Decision in Belfield, and Murmurs in Montrose. Each story has different characters, plots, and imagery. Also they all have different themes and conflicts. At the end of each short story Maeve Binchy does not tell what the resolution to the conflict

  • Indigenous Australian Exhibitions

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    Australian exhibition halls have had an initiative part in the more extensive acknowledgment of the wealth of Indigenous Australian society and in tending to the historical backdrop of contact between Indigenous Australians and those whose familial starting points lay somewhere else. Late decades have seen real changes in semi-lasting and interim Indigenous displays in every single real exhibition hall, and there have been various occasions and symposia, for example, the Australian Museum's two

  • The Columbus Museum of Art

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    The Columbus Museum of Art is a place rich in local history. A place where items of historical and artistic value are stored for safekeeping and allow access for public viewing. The museum has several locally named galleries. It also has a cute children’s area, complete with artwork from little local artists from several schools in the area. The children’s area has several pieces of art that children may touch, like Chicken George. I remember touching that chicken when I would visit as a child

  • Machinery Hall, Centennial Exposition 1876, Philadelphia

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    Machinery Hall, Centennial Exposition 1876, Philadelphia The "International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures, and Products of the Soil and Mine, in the city of Philadelphia" was opened on the 10th day of May in the year 1876. As it was more commonly known, the "Centennial Exposition" was America's first successful World's Fair. The fair celebrated the one hundred year anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and America's start as a sovereign nation. It was at the Centennial Fair that Americans

  • Plan of the Weltausstellung, Vienna 1873

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    previous world's fairs, in charge. Schwarz-Sendborn wanted "a truly universal exhibition , that would embrace every field on which human intellect has been at work" (87, Thurston). Changed from the initial label of "Welt-Industrieausstellung (International Industry Exhibition)," the name of the fair was chosen to represent the principle of universalism. It was finally baptized "Weltausstellung", meaning International Exhibition. Vienna's Prater Park, located in the northeast section of the city, was

  • Taxidermy in Victorian England

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    owed much to the fact that the art was still being perfected. Most specimens from this period were rather stiff and un-lifelike in appearance. The idea of creativity combined with taxidermy had not yet taken flight, but this changed with the Great Exhibition in London in 1851. This show exhibited some of the first “creative” “taxidermical” (coined by me) works of art; the particular works created by John Hancock of Newcastle especially grabbed the attention of the judges. Hancock’s works, such as his