Michelangelo’s Agony

There was a wise man who once said, “do it with passion or not at all,” because anything worth acting upon will ignite a spark within that is so insatiable that one cannot help but burn to act upon this desire. Passion can be defined as desire, and almost necessity, for something, whether it manifests … Read more

Common Themes Theory

Throughout the history of humanity, there is a theory that contemplates the developments throughout the history of humanity. This theory is the Common Themes Theory, and this theory states that everything revolves around having a problem, solution, and an effect. An example of how this theory works is the creation of the Medici Bank during … Read more

Essay on Auguste Rodin And Camille Cadel Analysis

Auguste Rodin and Camille Claudel In a time of strict academic holds in the artistic world, Auguste Rodin and Camille Claudel moved the art of sculpting into the future. Known by many as “the father of modern sculpture (Bio. ),” Rodin has produced such a great number of notable works that he is one of … Read more

Bill Gates: A Modern Day Renaissance Man Essay

“When people think of a hero they most likely think of Superman, Batman, or Spider-Man, but what they should think of is people that make a difference in the world” (“One of America’s Greatest” par. 2). This quote is saying that most people often forget to acknowledge the people who have strived to make a … Read more

Essay on Rogier Van Der Weyden Analysis

The Descendent of the Messiah. The Deposition of Christ painted by the artist Rogier van der Weyden is the most influential Netherlandish painting of Christ’s crucifixion. Based on the work’s style, and because van der Weyden reached renown around this time, is estimated that the painting was created in the year 1435 (1). The painting … Read more

Examples Of Humanism In Dantes Inferno Essay

During the Renaissance, the belief of humanism became extremely popular. After the black plague people began to wonder if God had abandoned them. As a result, they began to look for their own answers through observation and experiment; this method was called empiricism. Through this man began to place himself at the center of the … Read more

Essay on Drawing Hands And Ramon Bruin’s The Twins

The Oxford dictionary states a drawing as ‘the formation of a line by drawing some tracing instrument from point to point of a surface; representation by lines; delineation as distinguished from painting… the arrangement of lines which determine form. ‘ So, by following this rule I have selected two drawings, one contemporary and one historical … Read more