Essays Tagged: "art historians"

Christian Art

major factors that influence a society are the effects of such things as religion, government, and art. When people study history, art does not seem to play such an important role. However, art helps ... stand how a society feels, thinks, and looks at the surroundings which in they live. Ecclesiastical art or commonly know as Christian art dates back to the first and second centuries. The first influe ...

(6 pages) 198 2 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Art History research paper

Art HistoryPeople do not often interchange the concepts of history and art. Most think of art, quite ... of course, see or touch history's intangible human events of the past, but, a visible and tangible art work is an event that is somewhat immortal. Even if the creator or origins of a work are a myste ... ing out great potential in the task of accounting and recording history is to use the tool known as art to help.Art historians study the visual and tangible objects humans make and the structures huma ...

(5 pages) 377 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Explains and explores the very powerful painting: GUERNICA by Pablo Picasso.

Throughout time, there have been many famous works of art in painting, sculpture, and architecture. The painting Guernica, which was created in 1937 by Pa ... s created in 1937 by Pablo Picasso, is still considered today to be one of the most famous works of art throughout the twentieth century.Pablo Picasso is well known for colorful abstract paintings. Hi ... pied by many other modern painters. Picasso had many different styles of paintings during his life. Art historians have actually separated his life into different periods, which include the blue perio ...

(4 pages) 129 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Nature of The Garden of Earthly Delights.

40Professor Pat Gamon23 February 2005         The Nature of The Garden of Earthly Delights.        Very little is known about the great artistHieronymus ... known about the great artistHieronymus Bosch and even less about his painting TheGarden of Earthly Delights. Bosch has intrigued many arthistorians for a number of reasons. First, many ha ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

The Nature of The Garden of Earthly Delights

0Professor Pat Gamon23 February 2005        The Nature of The Garden of Earthly Delights        Very little is known about the great artist Hieronymus Bosc ... le is known about the great artist Hieronymus Bosch and even less about his painting The Garden of Earthly Delights. Bosch has intrigued many art historians for a number of reasons. First, many have ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Claude-Oscar Monet and "Artist's Garden at Vetheuil"

In the late 19th century, a new artistic movement started to emerge in the art world in France; this influential shift is named Impr ... ed Impressionism. This movement pays its most recognition to many Impressionists, a group of French artists such as: Paul Cezane, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Re ... zane, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Renoir, and so many more. Art works by these painters give viewers a totally fresh perception and interpretation of art, which ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

A Closer Look at the Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife: A look into what people of this time peroid inserted in pictures and their double meanings.

irst I wanted to explain what iconography is. The general definition for iconography is a branch of art history that focuses on identification, description, classification, and interpretation of diffe ... deals with terms in a more Christian context, it describes iconography as how the actual pieces of art or different symbols found within the pieces of art are representatives of Christian ideas, peop ...

(4 pages) 55 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Formalism: "Volonte de Puissance" by Jean Dubuffet

Dubuffet’s Trash The artist and work chosen for this paper is Jean Dubuffet and the work is Volonte de puissance. There w ... e first will be from a formalist perspective, second a psychoanalytical perspective, third a social art historical perspective, and fourth a semiotic perspective. I will analyze the work and come to s ... urth a semiotic perspective. I will analyze the work and come to solid conclusions with the help of articles written about the piece by art historians and critics. A reference copy of the artwork can ...

(2 pages) 2269 0 3.0 Mar/2007

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 ... ape 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 artists personal tast ... 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

Claude Monet

d his wife, Louise Monet. Claude grew up in Le Harve on the Normandy coast. He showed promise of an artist throughout his adolescens and the year after his mother's death in 1857 he met Eugene Boudin ... e met Eugene Boudin who gave him crucial early guidance in his work. In 1859 Monet began his formal art education at the Academie Suisse in Paris. This studio provided models but gave little direct in ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Bettelheim's Caribbean Espiritismo Altars

mo, or Spiritism, originated in the Caribbean (mainly in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Martinique) in the late 1800’s as a reply to the rigidity of the Catholic Church, which in the T ... me available in Cuba and Puerto Rico by the 1860’s. Individual production of altars (the “art” of Spiritism) began in homes shortly after, creating emphasis on figurines that “help ...

(2 pages) 18 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

Leonardo Da Vinci

ath, a plague that killed about 50% of Europe, and ended in Italy, in about 1350, the Renaissance started to begin. The Renaissance is called rebirth because it flourished in the arts. Also, it was th ... Sharing of Ideas. Another idea it lead to was that their curiosity overcame their fear and people started to venture out and explore new places. We now move on to one of the famous people who lived du ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Early Christian Art

years, the major factors influencing a developing society are things like religion, government, and art. When people study history, art does not seem to play such an important role. However, art helps ... stand how a society feels, thinks, and looks at the surroundings which in they live. Ecclesiastical art, commonly known as Christian art, dates back to the first and second centuries. The first influe ...

(7 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Early Italian Renaissance Art: Florentine vs. Sienese Art

n of reform in the economy and in organized religion brought about an increase in the production of art. The creation of artworks became an esteemed industry, and artists gained more respect in the ey ... d industry, and artists gained more respect in the eyes of Italian citizens. Typically, most of the art that was produced was religious in nature, and was seen as a mechanism for visually representing ...

(9 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art