Portrayals Of Lamentation

Throughout history, we have seen the way art around the world has changed. From cave paintings during the Paleolithic period, to the stained glasses in some of the greatest churches of Gothic Europe, to the Statue of Liberty in New York. In some ways the artwork and architecture are similar to the work we saw … Read more

The Power Of Art In Speaking To The Community And The Media: “Tree Of Hope” By Frida Kahlo And “Campbell’s Soup Can” By Andy Warhol

The paintings I have chosen for my essay are Tree of Hope by Frida Kahlo and Campbell’s Soup Can by Andy Warhol. These are the paintings that really drew my interest as both artists seemed to be speaking to me with their works. These paintings have helped me understand the power of art in speaking … Read more

Reese Fulton Ap Biology X Linked Color Blindness

Reese Fulton Ap Biology X Linked Color Blindness X linked color blindness (also referred to as color vision deficiency) is a condition that affects and individual’s perception of color. According to Colour Blind Awareness approximately 1 in 12 males and 1 in 200 females are affected by color blindness Red-Green being the most common. A … Read more

Creativity And Innovation In Our World

ABSTRACT The phrases creativity and innovation can be heard used in the media and in everyday Conversation to refer to both a product of human creativity and to the strategies concerned in the improvement of a product. The two quotations noted in this book’s preface are examples of this duality. We will normally pay attention … Read more

Atr And Biography Of Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera is one of the most prominent artists of the 20th century. He was born in 1886 in Guanajuato, Mexico and died in 1957 in Mexico City at the age of 71 years. He started his drawing career at the age of three years. He started by painting on the walls, which prompted his … Read more

Review on Art: The Calling of Saint Matthew

The Calling of Saint Matthew (1599–1600) Caravaggio’s technique was one that highlighted realism through which he remained faithful to truthful details and never beyond that normally seen. He created a type of realism that gripped the spectator’s attention to the symbolic meaning of the detailed content of the composition. His figures thus now became the … Read more

Art Analysis: Intro To African Art

Epa Helmet Mask: Osanyin Art can be characterized as the articulation or use of human inventive aptitude and creative energy, commonly in a visual shape, for example, painting or model, delivering attempts to be acknowledged principally for their magnificence or passionate power. The value and beauty can differ amongst viewers, browsing through the Heartman collection … Read more

The Life and Photography of Eli Reed

Chronicling the human experience has been a driving force for photography as long as the medium has existed. For Eli Reed, the task goes much further than just the experience, but into the inner lives of the people in front of the lense. Born in New Jersey, Eli Reed began his artistic journey at the … Read more

A Critique Of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Paintings

Jean Michel Basquiat had a consistent methodology when creating his artwork. No matter what his art consist of, each piece seemed to have the same technique. When he painted human faces, the majorities have the same skeleton representational face. His work looks like detailed and colorful graffiti that is sold for millions. Some believe he … Read more

Critique Over An Art Gallery

The art gallery I chose is called the Silo gallery, it is the largest purpose built in central Texas. It features 3D sculptures and different art forms by a dozen of brilliant artists. The Silo gallery was built by Ralph and Jean Petley in 1985. Chester John and Elissa Beach then bought the Silo in … Read more

Nick Woodman’s biography

Woodman is the son of Concepcion (nee Socarras) and Dean Woodman. His father was born into a Quaker family and co-founded the investment bank Robertson Stephens; and his mother is of Hispanic descent and re-married Irwin Federman, General Partner of U.S. Venture Partners in 1992.[4] Woodman grew up in Menlo Park, California[9] and Atherton, California,[10]attending … Read more

Paintings of Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock (Jackson Pollock, and Jackson Pollack, January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956) is an influential American painter and abstract expressionist movement of the main forces. He is famous for his unique creation drip painting. In his life, he also enjoyed considerable fame and reputation: most of the time he is supposed to be … Read more

Kara Walker biography

Kara Walker was born in 1969 in Stockton, California. She was raised by her father who was also an artist so by the age of three she knew she wanted to be just like him. In her early life, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia with her family. She later ended up at the Atlanta College … Read more

display of factual history shaking hands with fiction

When reading Pynchon’s “The Crying of Lot 49” one is flooded with a deluge of historical references (dates, places, events) and, unless a historical genius, probably feels confused as to the historical accuracy of such references. As critics have shown, Pynchon blends factual history with fiction and manages, as David Seed writes in “The Fictional … Read more

The Successes and Failures of “Couple in a Cage”

Coco Fusco and Guillermo G?mez-Pe?a’s Two Undiscovered Amerindians is a bold experiment of a performance whose successes and failures stem from the same aspect of the show: its tendency to blur the lines between the audience and the performers. When Two Undiscovered Amerindians succeeds, its presentation of an ethnographic display makes its audience question their … Read more

Why All Things Golden Exude Luxury 

Crazy Rich Asians is a ground-breaking film which centres on highly elegant and extravagant Chinese and Singaporean lifestyles. Aside from showcasing close family ties, the film digs deeper into the core of these relationships. Primarily moved by the desire to secure a comfortable life for everyone in the family, all members of the clan wish … Read more

Proportion in architecture

Proportions are understood as a cooperation of different parts in a whole. It is a commonly known term called proportion. But trying to understand the proportion in architecture turns out to be more complex due to massive amount of hidden information and theories, but those things let us understand the true meaning of proportion and … Read more

The painting Starry Night by Vincent van Gough

The painting Starry Night is one of the most recognizable paintings. It is everywhere, it can be seen on towels, coffee mugs, shirts, etc. It is a sumptuous piece of work. Vincent van Gough painted Starry Night in 1889 while he was a patient at Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, in the prior year he was recognized for cutting … Read more

Magical Realism in The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World

In “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World,” Gabriel Marquez uses magic realism in the most effective way. Magic realism is the literary technique that applies fantasy to ordinary events. Marquez incorporates magical realism into “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World” to show themes such as isolation, culture, and transformation. This story used magical … Read more

The Man with Guitar by Pablo Picasso

The piece of art that will be focused on is “The Old Guitarist” by Pablo Picasso. It was created in 1904 in Barcelona, Spain. This is an oil painting on canvas, and the size is roughly 122.9 cm by 82.6 cm. It is currently on display in the Art Institute of Chicago as part of … Read more

To the painter Swaminathan

Richard Gott, GuardianEven though the Mexican born Octavio Paz Lozano (1914-1998) is celebrated as an anthropologist, essayist, professor, critic, and translator, but it is as a poet he enjoys a worldwide reputation and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1990 for his impassioned writing with wide horizons, characterised by sensuous intelligence and … Read more

The Importance and Future of Photography

Imagine a world without photography, a world where you are unable to share important moments or preserve them. Photography allows us to convey our emotions and share our experiences with the world. Photography has existed for over 100 years. It used to be an expensive hobby only for the highly skilled. However, with the introduction … Read more

Art As A Subject Of The Elite

Art is a subject of the Elite—not in the sense that the artist necessarily belongs to or enjoys the privileges of those whom they serve—what makes art elitist is its, inevitable, destiny to suit and please the particular taste of the upper-class, and to obtain the approval and exclusivity of that elite and its institutions.American … Read more

Sweet Charity: How Pro-Feminist Concepts Are Captured In This Musical Comedy 

A musical comedy, “Sweet Charity,” based on [,featured] book by Neil Simon, earned nine Tony awards since its premiere on Broadway over 50 years ago. Originally choreographed and directed by the world-famous Bob Fosse, the musical is centric in the experiences of Charity Hope Valentine—a hostess at a dance club stuck in the innards of … Read more

A movement in the decorative arts: Art Deco

Art Deco (1920-1940) also known as style moderne, was a movement in the decorative arts and architecture that originated in the 1920s and developed into a major style in western Europe and the United States during the 1930s. Its name is short for Arts Decoratifs, where it was officially introduced for the first time in … Read more

A Visual Analysis of the Graffiti Artwork Done by Banksy

Visual Analysis: Bansky2 Graffiti artwork has always been something people disregard. People pass it by on the walls of alleyways, on bridges, on train cars, and never pay much attention. The world looks at graffiti as something rebellious teens do to get an adrenaline rush, or break the rules. The artist Banksy, shows that graffiti … Read more