Essays Tagged: "Art critic"

Georgia O'Keefe

orld with her paintings. She was the only female of her generation to be accepted as a professional artist. Art critic Henry McBride noted, "Mona Lisa got but one portrait of herself worth talking abo ... actly what she wanted from life and was not frightened to reach out for it. She left her mark in an artistic field believed to be exclusively for men.Georgia Totto O'Keeffe was born in 1887 in Sun Pra ...

(3 pages) 351 7 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Critics have a responsibility to establish standards by which works of art can be judged.

Art critics are divided into two camps with regard to evaluation of their own work. Some insist that ... Those from the other camp, however, hold strong belief that, no matter how diviated the motives of art are and their representations, there must be some objective standards that can be applied to eva ... t be some objective standards that can be applied to evaluate art works. If we examine closely what art critics do, we are likely to incline to the former point of view.As well known to all, the creat ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Fauvism, Cubism and German Expressionism

The mystique of "The Primitive" was a very significant influence on early Twentieth Century art movements, especially Fauvism and Cubism. Artists were beginning to reject traditional painting ... t. The invention of the camera meant that people were now able to take photographs. This meant that artists would not necessarily need to be employed in order to paint rich people's portraits.The term ...

(2 pages) 155 3 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT

In this simple essay I am going to explore the movement of Arts & Craft. I will look at who made what and how Arts & Crafts changed over the years.It w ... the values of individual handicraft during a period of increasing mass production. The movement of Arts & Crafts originated in Britain where it had its richest expressions but it also made huge i ... s but it also made huge impact in continental Europe and the US.The movement gets its name from the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society which was founded in 1888, but its source goes back to around the ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Pop art: the era, the artists, and the comparisons.

Pop Art; an Introduction to the Era;In this investigation I plan to conduct an investigation into the si ... to conduct an investigation into the similarities and differences between American and British pop art. Pop art started in the late 1950's in England, and grew in the United States in the early 1960' ... t started in the late 1950's in England, and grew in the United States in the early 1960's. English art critic Lawrence Holloway first used the term Pop in an edition of architectural digest; he was d ...

(9 pages) 173 0 3.9 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Minimalism Art: What it is. How it came to be. Different well known examples. Also talks about Clement Greenberg the famous art critic.

In this paper my goal is to adopt the stance of the famous art critic Clement Greenberg, pick a relevant category of art, and defend it as either being success ... levant category of art, and defend it as either being successful or non successful. The category of art I will be choosing is Minimalism. I am choosing Minimalism because I am not really familiar with ... would also like to say two more things in this introductory paragraph. One, I have never critiqued art before, at least other than in my own mind, and two a lot of the things I will be writing on or ...

(7 pages) 38 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Art Essay on Critics and Historians

How do art critics and art historians shape our understanding of art?The creative process involved in makin ... nd art historians shape our understanding of art?The creative process involved in making a piece of art or selection of artworks, is unique, differing and complex in that it changes according to the a ... ocial or external influences and even their socio-economic status. Thus, for an audience to view an artwork and be able to relate or truly understand this complexity and the 'genes' of the artwork, ce ...

(5 pages) 22 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

Art Criticism

Art is a time honoured form of expression. From drawings on cave walls to well publicized exhibits i ... me honoured form of expression. From drawings on cave walls to well publicized exhibits in museums, art has become very much a part of our culture. Along with humans, it has evolved over the ages. Wit ... h a part of our culture. Along with humans, it has evolved over the ages. With the evolution of the art world, it gave birth to a new breed of critics. This has been a very controversial topic for art ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Berger: Ways Of Seeing

SEE English 110 John Berger is an art critic who sees art differently from anyone else in his field of work. In the essay "Ways of See ... differently from anyone else in his field of work. In the essay "Ways of Seeing" Berger has started "a process of questioning" based on perception. Berger's beliefs can be rooted from his ... pe our ethics and cultures. As a result Berger states, "Yet when an image is presented as a work of art, the way people look at it is affected by a whole series of learned assumptions about art. Assum ...

(7 pages) 32 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Impressionism

Impressionism is one those rare forms of art in history that did not develop through the influence of the Church but rather by the rebellion ... id not develop through the influence of the Church but rather by the rebellion of a small number of artists against the strict establishment of the time in France. "A 19th century French school of art ... fact, it was Monet's painting "Impression, Sunrise" that first spawned the term Impressionism by an art critic who sought to humiliate these artists who dared to buck the status quo. "The word impress ...

(5 pages) 96 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays

Discuss the effects of the industrial revolution in Europe on the private dealer systems of art.

Private systems of art dealership have changed dramatically since their inception in Babylonian times (Shubik, Martin 2 ... during the industrial revolution in Europe in the 1800's. I will be discussing what the role of an art dealer is, how the modern art dealership system arose and how the industrial revolution influenc ... modern art dealership system arose and how the industrial revolution influenced the role of private art dealership systems in two ways. Firstly, it created a new middle class that had more expendable ...

(5 pages) 1834 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Art Essays