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    The Rhetorical Force of Landscape Art

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    The Rhetorical Force of Landscape Art Why talk about a rhetoric of images? The most obvious answer is that we live in an image-saturated society and a relevant rhetoric must pay attention to images, that W. J. T. Mitchell is right when he suggests that the rhetorical turn is being displaced by the pictorial turn. Beyond the obvious, the answers are multiple and layered. I want to suggest some answers by looking at some old pictures: Carleton Watkins' landscape photographs of Yosemite

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    We recently visited three different Museums the Titanic in Pigeon Forge, TN, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, TN, and the Museum of Arts in Huntsville, AL. It was an opportunity to discover and experience the wonders of art through my child's eye. Each place allowed us to step back in time, create a masterpiece and admire the many different styles of art on display. On our vacation to Pigeon Forge, TN we visited the Titanic. The titanic is known as the "Ship of Dreams" a great

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    History of American Landscape Painting 1 The History of American Landscape Painting Hayleigh Weldin California State University, Bakersfield Landscape paintings became of interest to artists as a way to depict nature, a man?s spiritual place in the world, and his relation to God (Pohl, 2012). The paintings of nature became a way for artists to express themselves visually and spiritually while also expanding what people could see, read, and feel (Pohl, 2012). Landscape paintings helped

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    Rembrandts The Mill

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    during the Baroque period of 1645 to 1648. One of his works is The Mill, a 41.3” x 34.3” oil painting on canvas. This piece of work was about his landscape theme and is currently on display at The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The Mill is considered as one of the greatest art pieces of Rembrandt because of two major reasons. The art piece is naturally very attractive and it has served as a major inspiration to the taste of the viewers, as well as painters during the epoch. This

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    The Hudson RIver School Of Artist

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    The Hudson River School The Hudson River school represents the first native genre of distinctly American art. The school began to produce art works in the early 1820s; comprised of a group of loosely organized painters who took as their subject the unique naturalness of the undeveloped American continent, starting with the Hudson River region in New York, but eventually extending through space and time all the way to California and the 1870s. During the period, that the school’s

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    thomas cole

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    Thomas Cole Painting landscapes was very important during the 19th century. Thomas Cole was one of the most important figures in landscape painting in the United States. He went to many places searching for nature, which he painted to show the unmatchable beauty nature creates. His works of art helped people see and take pride in their great land, which was called America. Cole’s works were often made people feel like they needed to go out in nature and discover the inspiring world of mother earth

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    9 cm) Thomas Cole was “America's leading landscape painter during the first half of the nineteenth century...” (Thomas Cole). He lived from 1801 to 1848. He was born in England, and in eighteen moved to America with his family before this he “... served as an engraver's assistant and as an apprentice to a designer of calico prints.” He began drawing nature from nature in eighteen twenty-three and started with trees and branches to become the great landscape painter he is recorded as today. Worthington

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    time, new technologies impacted every aspect of life, rapidly changing the art world. Post-Impressionist artists learned skills, discipline, and value from the Impressionists before them, as well as the use of light, shadow, and color. However, these artists were more concerned about placing an emphasis on expression, structure, and form. Although they continued to use these learned techniques, they deposed the notion that art had to be represented in its true-life form, and thus moved away from realistic

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    representation of the Picturesque Romanticism style common of this period. The article “Constable, John” found in The Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia with Atlas and Weather Guide mentions that Constable was an English landscape painter who lived during the 19th century. Art from this time period would commonly fall under the picturesque romanticism movement. According to the article “Picturesque” in the Bloomsbury Guide to Human thought, the picturesque was a concept developed

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    The Garden of Eden by Thomas Cole

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    to view a landscape and depict how he viewed it by painting and sketching in breathtaking, realistic detail. A few of his more popular work include The Garden of Eden (1828), Distant View of Niagara Falls (1830), The Titans Goblet (1833), and The Oxbow (1836). Majority of Cole’s life experiences, and his interest in various views of the untamed American landscapes contributed to his inspiration, and great success in creating many of his paintings. On February 1, 1801 the talented landscape artist Thomas

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