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Designers/Artists of the Past

Art and design do coveys various types of communication, for informative purposes and for entertainment value. In order for a creator to produce something...

Performing Arts Essay

Our performed piece was based upon the poem called Amber written by Jennie Fontana. This was our stimulus and my first impression of the...

What are the general informations about Modern Art

Wherever man lives there is art, because art is anything made or done by man that affects or moves us so that we feel...

Art History Essay

World War I virtually severed artistic relations between America and Europe. Cultural interchange and patronage was interrupted by problems of social and political urgency,...

Charging into the modern turne

Turner has out-prodiged almost all former prodigies. He has made a picture with real rain, behind which is real sunshine, and you expect a...

Schwa’s Past Essay

Schwa's past is slightly blurred, but it is generally held that the religion has its roots in ancient Egypt. A small breakaway group are...

Michelangelo the Optimistic Artist

Michelangelo was pessimistic in his poetry and an optimist in his artwork. Michelangelos artwork consisted of paintings and sculptures that showed humanity in its...

Thomas Cole – one of the most important figures in landscape painting

Painting landscapes was very important during the 19th century. Thomas Cole was one of the most important figures in landscape painting in the United...

The Last Judgement

Michelangelo Buonarroti. One of the greatest artists of all time. A man whose name has become synonymous with the word Masterpiece. The second of...

Roman art vs Greek art

Throughout history art has consistently reflected the cultural values and social structures of individual civilizations. Ancient art serves as a useful tool to help...

Michelangelo’s Pieta Essay

To see a scorned, beaten, and crucified man lying dead in the arms of his mother is an image, which can inspire overwhelming emotions...

Introduction to the Visual Arts

Throughout history art has played an intricate role in society's perception of life. Art is used as form of expressionism be it physical or...

Graphic Art Essay

It's Super Bowl time! Everyone always looks forward to the Super Bowl not just for the big football game, but for their well known...

Modernist Art In Europe

Herbert Herberts thesis of his essay is to investigate the arrival of the machine and modern art and its complexities. During WWI, modernist painting...

Photography, History and Art

Capturing images on film has fascinated the human spirit for centuries In the 16th century artists and scientists used light passing through a small...

The art of Fernando Botero

The art of Fernando Botero is widely known, revered, paraphrased, imitated and copied, For many, his characteristic rounded, sensuous forms of the human figure,...

Joan Of Arc By Jules Basten Lepage

"Joan of Arc," was painted by the French realist artist Jules Bastien-Lepage in 1879. "After the province of Lorraine was lost to Germany following...

Raphael: The Madonna of the Candelabra

During the Italian Renaissance Raphael was one of the most influential artists. He painted many brilliant pieces, mastering the use of depth, perspective, and...

Annunciation in Northern Renaissance Art

Of all religious subjects, that of the Annunciation is closest to the artist as a Christian. The subject is described only by Luke, patron...

Greek and Roman Art

Art has changed a great deal since it began many centuries ago. Centuries, however, are not necessary to notice the small changes that are...

Vincent Van Gogh

Perhaps the only way to disentangle, for yourself, the real Vincent Van Gogh from the creation of so many others, is to study the...

Todd Gray: Iconographic Photography

The subjective nature presented in Todd Grays photographs appears to reflect the upbringings of the artist himself. In his photograph entitled Anti-Euro, Gray studied...

The Art Of Body Piercing

There are multiple body art forms in the world today. The art of body piercing has "a colorful history that spans many centuries. "...

A Look At Picasso

Picassos Guernica is unique and unlike any other photograph or painting of a historical war scene. Historical photographs show scenes and capture moments in...

Fear and Loathing in a Clockwork Age

Ah! The noble search for identity. That intangible achievement that all artists lust after and lay in torment over. And during the post war...

Winslow Homers “Breezing Up”

The 1873 masterpiece "Breezing Up", by Winslow Homer located in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC is an oil on canvas painting...

Christian And Byzantine Art

Early Christian and Byzantine art started after Jesus death in the first century ranging and ending to the fourth century AD. The art produced...

Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens is considered one of the most important Flemish painters of the 17th century. His style became an international definition of the...

Compare Leonardos Last Supper with that of Tintoretto

The Last Supper by Leonardo is very different to Tintorettos representation of the same incident. The last supper is one of the most important...

The Work of Pierre August Cot and Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The nineteenth century produced a great number of art works from such artists as Pierre August Cot and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Two major themes in...

Flamenco Baile: A Living History

Flamenco is not merely a style of music, song or dance from Spain but rather a way of life that influences the daily activities...

Botticelli’s Spring Essay

The renaissance was a time of wonderful art, though one artist in particular stood out, that was Sandro Botticelli. This man created some of...

The Censorship of Art

Things are heating up in America. People are protesting outside of the movie theaters, concerts, and book and record stores of this great nation...

Abstract Expressionism Essay

"What about the reality of the everyday world and the reality of painting? They are not the same realities. What is this creative thing...

The Baroque in Italy and Spain

The period called “Baroque” cannot easily be classified. The work that distinguishes this period is stylistically complex and even contradictory. While Baroque was born...

Greek and Roman Art

Art has changed a great deal since it began many centuries ago. Centuries, however, are not necessary to notice the small changes that are...

Velazquez and Bronzino comparison

When studying Art history we come across many beautiful styles. Mannerism and the Baroque style are two that are filled with incredibly strong use...

The Arts play a large role in my life

The Arts play a large role in the expression of inner thoughts and beauty in my life. From dance and music to abstract art...

Byatt’s Elementals Essay

Byatt's message is that art, curiosity and stories save us. This is at least one of her messages, possibly the overriding one in this...

Arts and African-Americans

When I look at the early identification of African-Americans involved in the Visual Arts, I see a small cadre of artists closely aligned to...

Art – Music, singing, dancing, poetry, and sketching

The Arts play a large role in the expression of inner thoughts and beauty in my life. From dance and music to abstract art...

A Period Of Time Greek Art

Over a period of time Greek art of the past has changed and evolved into what we value in todayis society as true art...

The movement of Impressionism

The movement of Impressionism (1867-1886) changed conventional academic artistic practices and transitioned the world into an era of Modern Art. Born from the vision...

The Pre-Raphaelites

In 1849, Dante Gabriel Rossetti showed his very first oil painting during the first exhibition season after the formation of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, alongside...

The End of Art

In the second chapter of Donald Kuspit's latest publication, 'The End of Art', Professor Kuspit claims (Marcel) Duchamp and (Barnett) Newman "in their different...

Coolidge vs new hapmshire

(1913-1980), American painter. Guston had three distinct phases or styles during his artistic career, all of them remarkably successful. After first working as a...

Whose Art Is It?

Whose Art Is It? , an essay by Jane Kramer, talked about John Ahearn, an artist living in the South Bronx. Kramer describes John...

Art During the Late Byzantium Period

During the Late Byzantium Period a new burst of creative energy grasped the Russian artists. More artists emerged as Russians became increasingly interested in...

P.G. Wodehouse

Does an artist create a masterpiece without a source of inspiration? Does an architect construct a building without first looking at a blueprint? As...

The fundamental goal of art

From stick figures in the sand and the earliest animals painted and carved in stone, people worldwide have reacted to the world by making...