Essays Tagged: "artistic talent"

A Tormented Mind: Vincent van Gogh's Mental Illness Reflected in His Self-Portraits

eart with a revolver(Martini 3). The man who is now known throughout the world for hisrevolutionary artistic talent died in his brother Theo's arms, little known orappreciated in his own time (Barnes ...

(12 pages) 477 3 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Writing On The Wall (is graffiti an art form?)

e various aspects of these arguments, giving proof along the way. My interest in graffiti is purely artistic; I feel this essay may be more biased towards graffiti as an art form, as I think it is a b ... more biased towards graffiti as an art form, as I think it is a beautiful and interesting branch of artistic talent and individualism.Is graffiti an Art Form?. There is an anonymous man, who I will re ...

(3 pages) 341 8 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Two Women's Contributions to Canadian Culture. Wafa Nurdin

it be young or old, and helped create a diverse cultural background of Canada through their unique artistic talent, values, and their accomplishments in life. A prime example of one of these Canadian ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

According to Freud, sexual desire is the drive behind everything. "Death in Venice" by Thomas Mann and The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham are no exceptions; both stories are fueled with it.

Death in Venice" bases every action and thought on self-discipline and reason. Aschenbach bases his artistic talent on perfectionism and self-discipline. The first page of the novella describes him at ...

(4 pages) 65 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a complete biography of the playwrite Eugene O'Neill.

ular play "Monte Cristo". Eugene's mother, Ellen, was a beautiful woman who was gifted with a great artistic talent. Throughout his life, O'Neill would travel all over the world, marry three women, ha ...

(9 pages) 63 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Steinbeck and Of Mice and Men

an conscience" (Verde, 1993, p.112). In particular, through his social concern, sense of humor, and artistic talent, Steinbeck brought the plight of the migrant worker and the simple, lower class Amer ...

(11 pages) 107 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The life of Jane Alexander

Jane Alexander was born in Johannesburg in 1959. From a very young age she started showing great artistic talent, and is now one of South Africa's most acknowledged sculptors. She studied at the Un ...

(5 pages) 62 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Leonardo davinci

nci, Tuscany, he was the illegitimate son of a Florentine notary and a peasant girl. His precocious artistic talent brought him to Verrocchio's workshop in 1466, where he met Botticelli and Ghirlandai ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Anthony van Dyck: Mother of Sorrows

n Dyck was born, the son of a rich silk merchant, on March 22, 1599 in Antwerp, Belgium. His bright artistic talent was already obvious at age eleven when he was apprenticed to the historical Flemish ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Kind Lear

there wouldn't be much of a horror film or in this case a tragedy. It would be taking away from the artistic talent of the writer. King Lear is definitely literature. It teaches the reader and ...

(1 pages) 276 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

William Blake’s “The Chimney Sweeper”

rn in London on November 28, 1757. At age ten, he went to drawing school; his father recognized his artistic talent and decided that it should be developed. Four years later, he was an apprentice with ...

(4 pages) 1691 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Twisted Vision

Twisted Vision Before William Sydney Mount focused his artistic talent on black Americans, they were considered primarily comic figures within the art worl ...

(9 pages) 462 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Leonardo Da Vinci

nci, Tuscany, he was the illegitimate son of a Florentine notary and a peasant girl. His precocious artistic talent brought him to Verrocchio's workshop in 1466, where he met Botticelli and Ghirlandai ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Picasso was a genius" Discuss this statement

ve and unique style has earned him the honour of being remembered as a "genius", a truly exhaustive artistic talent whose impact on 20th century art defies all measurement. Not only was he extraordina ... t in the amount of symbolism he includes in his art, but more importantly, his invention of his own artistic movement and style, known as cubism. He could also readily adapt to any style of painting f ...

(4 pages) 38 2 3.3 Jul/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Harlem Renaissance by Nathan Irvin Huggins

ty of the New Negro as Alain Locke called them. This New Negro was one that was cultured, educated, artistic, and would bring prosperity to the African-American. All these were the promises of the Har ... m. When people saw Harlem, they saw opportunity, they saw a place where they could escape and enjoy artistic freedom. They saw liberation, they saw hope, they saw a place where confidence was in abund ...

(7 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History