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  • Henri Fayol

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    Henri Fayol Henri Fayol Born in 1841 was a French engineer and director of mines. His work was not well known outside of France until Constsnce Storrs published his book "Administration Industrielle et Generale" in 1916. Upon publication of the book he wrote, people where more and more interested in his theories of management. Today he is credited with the fourteen principles for organizational design and effective administration. Fayol began working as a mining engineer, and later moved into the

  • Henri Matisse

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    Henri Matisse Henri Matisse was born December 31st, 1869 to two storeowners, Emile and Heloise Matisse. His father wanted him to be a lawyer, so later on in life he could takeover the family business. They sent him to Henri Martin Grammar School where he studied to be a lawyer. There was a hint of artist in Henri because while working as a lawyer’s assistant he took up a drawing course (Essers 7). It was for curtain design but it seemed to be destiny for a lawyer’s assistant to take up such a

  • Henri Matisse:Goldfish

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    Henri Matisse: Goldfish Henri Emoile Matisse, born in 1869, is regarded as one of the “great formative figures in 20th-century art”, as well as the leader of the Fauve group. Fauvism is defined as “an early-20th-century movement in painting begun by a group of French artists and marked by the use of bold, often distorted forms and vivid colors.” Matisse was associated with this group due to his use of vivid colors, as well as his unusual style of presenting objects. Many critics at this time called

  • The Life of Henri Matisse

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    The Life of Henri Matisse This is a project on the life of Henri Matisse the painter. A selection of his work throughout his painting career of nearly 60 years are displayed in the text starting with the Attic Studio painted in 1903 and ending with Nu Bleu 1 painted in 1952. Henri Matisse was born in December of 1869 in Le Château, France. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family and was well educated, eventually qualifying and then practising as a lawyer. [IMAGE]The Attic

  • Henri Cartier-Bresson

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    Henri Cartier-Bresson Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the world’s most influential photography Masters. With his small hand camera he unobtrusively photographed people’s lives around the world. He was solely responsible for bridging the gap between photojournalism and art. He has published more than a dozen books of his work. The greatest museums in the world have shown his work. From my start as a photographer, I was always drawn to taking photographs of people. I feel it was only instinct that

  • Henri Cartier-Bresson

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    Henri Cartier-Bresson Henri Cartier-Bresson has been called "equivocal, ambivalent and accidental"1 since his debut as a photojournalist. Amplified and enriched, the work of the photographer is revealed in all its grandeur. While he may appear to "be a hurried man or a traveler without luggage"2, to quote a few of his titles, he is a poet, attentive to the act of love made with each photograph, and this is where the genius is revealed. From a desired distance, we discover simultaneously the geographer

  • Henri Bergson's Laughter

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    Laughter is an interesting topic. Mainly because of the lack of thought that goes with it as to why we laugh. In an article titled Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic by Henri Bergson, the theory behind why things are funny is explored. He mentions many different things in his article pertaining to the comic, however, there are a few that stand out more than others. He talks directly about the fact that things are only funny if they relate to humans. Then he touches on the idea that

  • Laughter by Henri Bergson

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    Laughter by Henri Bergson In his very thorough treatise on comedy, “Laughter,” Henri Bergson concedes that “it would be idle to attempt to derive every comic effect from one simple formula” (Bergson, 85), but nonetheless bases his concept of the comic on “something mechanical encrusted upon the living” (Bergson, 92). This idea – that humor is found essentially in a rime of automatism covering human expression – generally holds true for the short humor of Robert Benchley, James Thurber, Garrison

  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

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    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was arguably the greatest graphic artist of his time; he is best remembered for his bold, colourful posters of Parisian entertainers. His childhood years were spent at his family chateau in the southwest of France where he broke both of his legs and therefore stunted his growth. This left him ill proportioned and dwarfish. This unfortunate event probably helped his artistic ability as he spent most of his time on his own. Lautrec was

  • Analysis Of Henri Matisse's The Sorrowss Of The King

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    Sabrina Gomez Art 2 Ledgerwood 31 March 2014 Art Report The two works of art I am writing about are Henri Matisse’s “The Sorrows of the King” 1952 and “Le Bonheur de vivre” 1905-06. Both of these works are made my Henri Matieese. Matieese used all spectrum of colors in both these artworks. It is obvious to see the people painted in Le Bonheur de vivre, but not as easy to see what object is in the painting The Sorrow of the King. This paper will review Matisse’s decision and choices. Along with my