Essays Tagged: "Abstract art"

Gerhard Richter's Abstract Painting

nd voila! Enjoy Excellent effort; you must have done considerable research!Gerhard Richter combines abstract and figurative elements in his paintings to express his own perception of reality. I. Micha ... s (1967-74). His most recent works include still lifes, landscapes, cloud paintings, and the smooth abstract paintings, for example, Abstract Painting, 1977, which provide grounds for the heavily impa ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Abstracted work of art vs. a total abstraction, specifically "Girl in Window" vs. "For the Light" [Written in N.Y.C. on 12/02]

"Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a ... ition and for colors, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential " - Vassily Kandinsky. An abstract work of art could even have many meanings and create a different feeling for in each indivi ... meanings and create a different feeling for in each individual. Whether or not the work is totally abstract or just abstracted, all of these approaches are very interesting and usually tend to open u ...

(3 pages) 85 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The changing nature of the Artwork with specific reference to perfomance and installation artists, Mike Parr and Ken Unsworth.

ut the possibility of conflating the body, the living body to a gallery wall. A gallery wall - dead abstract art, a white wall. The living body, living flesh. A hammer and a nail." With the aid of his ...

(7 pages) 87 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Surrealism and Freud How surrealism contributed to Freuds Ideas, and how Freuds Ideas contributed to surrealism

e effects, unexpected juxtapositions.Surrealism was first introduced by Salvatore Dali as a form of abstract art. It was developed during the 20th century literary artistic movement. Freud was the fir ...

(2 pages) 102 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays


e: Toh Lai HeeClass: IA06A (Interactive)Subject: RepresentationsCubism is one of the first forms of abstract art. Cubism was a movement in painting that sought to break down objects into basic shapes ... to see various views of the object at the same time. Later, cubism changed using a flatter type of abstraction, in which the complete pattern, becomes more important, and the objects represented are ...

(3 pages) 135 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Franz Marc: a brief frames analysis

's artworks represented a major statement on his artistic beliefs and ideology.CulturalA pioneer of abstract art.Founded Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Riders) in 1911 with Kandinsky.Studied at the Kunsta ... tomy classes. Depicted animals very realistically at first, but as he was gradually pulled into the abstract art community his depictions of animals became increasingly distorted and abstract, resulti ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


enter a leafy campus of low buildings that gleam in the sun. Bright hallways lined with plants and abstract art -- "it encourages creativity," explains a manager -- lead through laboratories where ph ...

(14 pages) 332 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ways Art Is Present In My Life

lay a large role in the expression of inner thoughts and beauty in my life. From dance and music to abstract art our concept of life is shown through the various ways in which we interpret it. We use ... ysical Science, Social Science, or any of the Humanities. The arts allow us to be as specific or as abstract as we please. It helps us become closer to ourselves and to others around us. Though there ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Biography of Lazlo Moholy-Nagy. A creative photographer.

Laszlo Moholy-Nagy was a leader in the development of abstract art. He was a strong and energetic person who had a day and night full of this to do in his ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Mark Rothko and Mysticism.

nIn this paper I am going to concentrate on the mystical implications of the work of the well known abstract painter Mark Rothko [1903-1970]. First I will sketch a brief description of the history of ... Mark Rothko [1903-1970]. First I will sketch a brief description of the history of the beginning of abstract painting and its relation to mysticism and spirituality. Than I will give a few details on ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

New York City Underground Art.

consists of glass, ceramic or stone mosaic, windows of stained glass and sculpture and most of all abstract art. They are created by renowned artists and newcomers from every corner of the New York a ... e walls of the busiest subway mezzanine area in the City. Blooming by Elizabeth Murray features an abstract mural of coffee cups and shoes that truly come to life due to the vibrant colors and it con ...

(4 pages) 45 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Art and culture in between the World Wars

mar Germany was a bit dark since World War I just washed over Europe, the art pieces were all quite abstract, and the two representatives of this art style would be Paul Klee and Otto Dix. Paul Klee ( ... e would be Paul Klee and Otto Dix. Paul Klee (1879~1940) was a Swiss artist that was famous for his abstract art of expressionism (using symbols to express the artists emotions, originated in Germany) ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Sample Lesson Plan

/ Language ArtsOVERVIEW: Students will take turns verbally describing to their classmates a simple abstract drawing. The classmates are expected to reproduce the drawing as closely to the original as ... things different ways.OBJECTIVES: Students will use a variety of descriptive terms to "explain" an abstract drawing to their peers. Those drawing will be expected to ask pertinent, clarifying questio ...

(1 pages) 87 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Keeping An Open Mind Allows For Growth

changes that have won the most acclaim and praise in later generations? Once considered detestable, abstract art is now extolled as one of the most sophisticated aesthetic expressions. Keeping an open ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing


Introduction This essay is about abstraction, Wassily Kandinsky and Mark Rothko. In the first subject I shall try to define the word ... othko. In the first subject I shall try to define the word abstraction and write about the paths to abstraction, I will then go on to introduce Wassily Kandinsky as the second subject. I will discuss ... go on to introduce Wassily Kandinsky as the second subject. I will discuss Kandinsky's theories on abstraction and analyse Kandinsky's Improvisation No 30. The third subject is about Mark Rothko and ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Cubism Is The Parent Of All Abstraction In Art

Synthetic Cubism Cubism is the parent of all abstract art.Cubism was created in Paris, France by famous artists Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque ... rspective, foreshortening, modeling, and chiaroscuro. The objects were broken up the realized in an abstract form. To the cubist the painting was a flat object in its own right and not a representativ ... it paved the way for other art revolutions, such as Dada and surrealism, and was seminal to much of abstract art. Picasso and Braque found the precedents and initial concepts for cubism in two art sou ...

(4 pages) 50 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays

Pablo Picasso

s young and in his teens, he painted realistically. Later on in Picasso's life, he started painting abstract art. Pablo was a revolutionary artist. He created modern art. Picasso, along with a fellow ... Picasso got older, his realistic style of painting soon became discarded. Picasso started painting abstractly later on in his life. Picasso did not know that his new form of painting would evolve int ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.4 Oct/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Truth About Punk Rock: Defining a Culture

t Underground and the Stooges created musically untalented precedents for the edgy kids of the raw, abstract art movements. A.S. Van Dorston describes these bands as "bored with the music scene and bo ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Picasso - Women Of The Street

When I think of abstract art, Pablo Picasso is the first artist to come into mind. Pablo Picasso was an artist who e ...

(1 pages) 820 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

According to Sayer In World of Art, Art Can Be Broken Down Into Three Steps: Reception, Extraction, And Inference. When One Looks at A Piece of Art, The Eyes Stimulate The Nervous System.

of the photo.In reading about the different types of art, I have come to realize that I favor abstract art, as opposed to representational or non-objectionable art. Abstract art causes one to th ... ast know what it is I am looking at, as opposed to trying to figure out what the object is. I think abstract art is in the middle of the road, as I can still tell what the object portrayed is, but am ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Art Essays