Essays Tagged: "art works"

About a visit to a Metropolitan museum of New York, brief discussion of two works-one western art, the other-african.

A recent visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art had been a usefully spent time at least because it gave me chance to recognize the home of a wid ... a usefully spent time at least because it gave me chance to recognize the home of a wide variety of art works - of different styles, times, and locations. African, American, Oceania, Egyptian, Asian, ... other styles are represented with in the walls of the museum. They include the works of such great artists as Rodin, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci and many other well-known and un-known artists from all ...

(3 pages) 143 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Ancient Egyptian Sculpture.

Art, for the Egyptians, was not really regarded as how we interpret art today. Their art works were ... se, and, more often than not, a religious purpose. It was highly symbolic, as opposed to just using art to express one's self or his feelings. Egypt's ancient religion or Egyptian mythology greatly in ... one's self or his feelings. Egypt's ancient religion or Egyptian mythology greatly influenced their art. Most of the artworks were offered or built to glorify and praise their gods. And more often tha ...

(3 pages) 70 0 2.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Artist frequently break traditions in order to challenge the audience's perception" - agree/disagree. Present your point of view using evidence, including artists and their works

The statement "artist frequently break traditions in order to challenge the audience's perception" can be supported ... ak traditions in order to challenge the audience's perception" can be supported when addressing the art movement Dada. Dadaists such as Marcel Duchamp and Kurt Schwitters produced unconventional art w ... p and Kurt Schwitters produced unconventional art works that provoked the audience to consider what art really was.One of the first large scaled movements to translate art into provocative action. Fro ...

(2 pages) 87 0 4.0 Feb/2004

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

Authenticity of art

Can an art work still be valuable if it is not original/ authentic (should it be?)?An original artwork can ... authentic (should it be?)?An original artwork can be judged as more valuable than a forgery from an artistic point of view. All art works can be identified in light of the performance engaged with to ... be identified in light of the performance engaged with to create them. Thus understanding a work of art involves grasping in some way the achievement that the individual work represents. This leads to ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Comparing Charles Seales' Filas for Sale and William Meritt Chase's The Nursery

I am going to compare and contrast two art works which are Filàs for Sale by Charles Searles and The Nursery by William Merritt Chas ... se. I will mainly focus on the elements of line, space, light and color and the design of these two art works.The sun is the focal point of the painting. It used alternate colors of magenta and yellow ... at the mid-low of the painting. All of this Africans are projected outward from the central sun.The artist has employed overlapping in the upper portion, the sun is overlapped by two Africans who at t ...

(5 pages) 72 0 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama Yayoi Kusama is an artist whose style intrigues the eye, the use of spots and a wide arrange of colors emphasize the ar ... es the eye, the use of spots and a wide arrange of colors emphasize the art works completed by this artist. Yayoi was born in Matsumoto, Japan in 1929 and has lived in Japan for the better portion of ... in Japan for the better portion of her life. In 1958 Yayoi took a trip to New York City, where her art quickly became recognized for the uniqueness and usage of circular repetitive patterns. "The art ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

BEAUTY, what is beauty?

BeautyThe emergence of aesthetics as a distinct part of philosophy is part of the process of subjectification: beauty becomes solely a matter of subj ... of the process of subjectification: beauty becomes solely a matter of subjective feeling, of taste. Art works are reduced to the contingencies of their reception. An aesthetics based on subjectivity h ... reduced to the contingencies of their reception. An aesthetics based on subjectivity has no way of articulating the truths in the work of arts that goes beyond their reception at a particular time.Ae ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

"Museums and art galleries exhibit cultural traditions". Discuss this statement with reference to an exhibition you have seen. (Brisbane Art Gallery)

Museums and art galleries do exhibit cultural traditions to a certain extent, but often try to confront the audi ... the mainstream becomes a challenge in itself. Opinions and beliefs change over time so museums and art galleries exhibit a range of works to appeal to a wide audience and present new ideas that could ... o appeal to a wide audience and present new ideas that could revolutionise the way people relate to art, though they may b confronted at first.Brisbane gallery contained a number of exhibits rangi ...

(5 pages) 56 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Pablo Picasso: the human condition,Guernica

hout the ages people have often tried to replicate to human emotions and ways of life, within their art works. All of the different mediums, techniques, elements and principles, allow the artist to sh ... , allow the artist to show the life around them, and helps the viewer to interpret meaning from the art work.For my assignment , I have chosen three art pieces, two which are paintings, and the third ...

(1 pages) 43 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Art in Weimar Germany

The 1920s became a time of real cultural creativity, with developments in art, films, and many more areas.Otto Dix, Kathe Kollwitz, and George Grosz are three well-know artis ... Kathe Kollwitz, and George Grosz are three well-know artists at that time. They were considered as artists of social criticism and their art reflected the chaos after WWI. At the time, many people su ... ial criticism and their art reflected the chaos after WWI. At the time, many people supported their art works because their art responded to the current chaotic conditions and criticized the governmen ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Stylistic Analysis on Byzantine Art

When going from the Ancient Greek art period to the Byzantine art period you notice some definite changes in the style, and also the f ... yzantine art period you notice some definite changes in the style, and also the focal points in the art that is being created. In this stylistic analysis I am going to point out some of these major ch ... nges and try to explain why some of these changes occurred.The first change I will point out is the art medium. The Ancient Greeks had been carving statues out of stone and building huge architectural ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Untitled

Quiz February 1999 Art 101- Internet Http://www.sagemore.com/cot.html Http://www.biggallery.com/art/byimg/A09Y9000.asp ... Http://www.biggallery.com/art/byimg/A09Y9000.asp The nineteenth century produced a great number of art works from such artists as Pierre August Cot and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Two major themes in thes ... a family enjoying an outing downtown. Each of these painting possesses an iconography in which the artist has contrived within his mind as the main theme to his work. This image is not intended to in ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

“Late Geometric Cup” and “Red- Figured Kylix

The two art works that I have chosen are entitled "Late Geometric Cup" (artist is unknown) and "Red- Figured ... led "Late Geometric Cup" (artist is unknown) and "Red- Figured Kylix" by the Onesimus Painter. Both art works can be found at the J. Paul Getty Museum. These two art works have many differences charac ... Cup" was done around the time period of 730 B.C. This type of work would be considered as Geometric Art. During the Geometric period vases and other forms of pottery were painted with complex linear d ...

(2 pages) 1815 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Mesopotaima and Egypt contrasted

Our journey starts seven thousand years back into the past, going to the place were culture and civilization began ... me where religion and gods were a dominant aspect in both cultures but practiced in different ways. Art forms were developed and progressed, the belief in gods were celebrated. The Egyptians embraced ... period or Old Stone Age that was spread from 35000 and 10000 B.C. The Paleolithic period was the start of arts; objects began to express the values and beliefs of the Paleolithic people (Chap. 1 pg 1 ...

(8 pages) 84 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Explain the impact of trade and commerce to the life of the people and towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

e activity in the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Through the hundreds of houses, shops, art-works, workshops and road surfaces found, it is obvious that the towns thrived through the numer ... oducts of the Mediterranean culture. Although Herculaneum lacked any significant industries, the unearthing of countless fish nets and boats depict how essential fishing was and it is plausible that t ...

(5 pages) 16 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History