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    an Art form. The Abstract. The classical baroque figurative art creates the harmony of the entire body with a dynamic balance. This is what makes Ballet as an art form unique. This classy and rich aesthetic art form has been reinvented through painting, dance and photography. Painters have used a palate of colours, sculptors considered the dimension, dancers the movements & gestures, and photographers light to portray the dignified movements and the majestic grace that in turn depicts the ebb and

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    Ways of Seeing by John Berger

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    The second visual essay in John Berger's “Ways of Seeing” is a showcase of images that depict the wealth and values of the upper class, and the productions of oil painting in the 16th,17th, and 18th century. The images in the second visual essay suggest that the subject matter of the paintings is dictated by the patron, and the values of the dominating upper class . I will investigate the following images more specifically in relation to this argument: “Still Life (The Butchers Counter) by Francisco

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    canvas painting created in 1981 by Mark Tansey. The work is currently in Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC. The author of this piece of art is a Californian born in 1949. Mark Tansey was immersed in the world of art since an early age. The main influences came from his family that had a history of artists belonging to it. In the 1970s, his main influence becomes René Magritte's eight methods, from which he starts searching for ways of illustrating contradictions as motivation for a painting. From this

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    Overview of Religious Art

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    spilled over into the world of art (Cothren & Stokstad, 2011, p.679). Artists needed to work within the specific guidelines of the Church, an example being the color of the Virgin Mary’s clothing. In the three paintings showcased, religion changed the perception of the artist. The first painting is called The Crucifixion. It was painted by Fra Angelico in 1420 and is tempera on wood, with gold ground. It is in the Maitland F. Griggs Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

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    artist of the Dutch Golden Age, was a fool. It is not a far-fetched assumption to make since he donned the appearance of a fool in his own paintings. However Steen was no fool. Much like the history of jesters, Jan Steen’s unsavory appearances in his own work is often misunderstood and taken at face value. To look into Steen’s own depictions of his life in his paintings one might completely agree that he is a foolish drunkard who happened to be blessed with the ability to paint. It is interesting, then

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    Admiration of Nature Through Art

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    greatest pastimes. From the several finger paintings of the family created in Kindergarten to the priceless paintings and artifacts found in the Louvre, art is appreciated by all. In Lamen’s terms, art can be defined as a way of expressing oneself. Although many people consider art to consist of paintings and drawings the variety of subjects under this heading are numerous. Some include sculptures, music, and even photography. However, of all these, paintings are regarded as some of the most common

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    Andrew Wythe

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    realistic and abstract. A lot of his personal life goes into each painting he creates. Each piece can usually be linked back to the life he lived and fond memories he wished to preserve. Andrew was born in Maine and has quite a history to be told from living there. He has been painting for fifty years and has changed his style some during those years. He used to paint realistically for quite some time but then made the change to painting abstract. As a child, Andrew has very fond memories of his father

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    was a pillar of the Abstract expressionist movement. After confronting the weakness and vulnerability of humankind, he and other Abstract Expressionists paint their message on pieces of abstract art. Pollock is famous for his “drip painting” and forever changed Art history as it is one of the original bodies of work.“The Cathedral” created by Jackson Pollock (1912 - 1956) is such a piece that can be found in the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Made in 1947, Pollock used Enamel and aluminum paint on canvas

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    Picasso And Pablo Picasso

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    “To draw you must close your eyes and sing.” Picasso was an artist at even a young age. His mother claimed that he was drawing when he was one. His paintings were beautiful, no matter what was happening or what they looked like (“Famous”). Picasso was one of the world's greatest artists changing people's views of art in that abstract art can be beautiful and yet complex at the same time. On October 25, 1881 Don José Ruiz y Blasco and Maria Picasso y López gave birth to a baby boy. Little did they

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    the civilization itself. In FRE3500, we covered almost 2000 years of the history of France, using not only the textbook but other materials, such as paintings, architecture, films and music, in order to see life as it was at certain periods of time. I especially loved that the emphasis was not only on history but also focused on many different types of French art that snatched us out of the otherwise monotone reciting of history and allowed us to get a glimpse into the past through the eyes of the people

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