Essays Tagged: "El Greco"

this essay is about a biography of a popular greek artist and scientist

El GrecoEl Greco, meaning "The Greek", was born in Candia, now Crete, in 1541 and was named Domeniko ... al recesses in the painting Christ Healing the Blind man. Further Italian inspiration came from Michelangelo during the years El Greco spent in Rome, from 1570 to 1576. It shows he admired Michelangel ... rked the turning point in his art. He had plenty works in Spain and each one was successful.In 1586 El Greco painted one of his greatest masterpieces, The Burial of Count Orgaz, for the Church of Sant ...

(1 pages) 57 1 4.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Expressionism Expressionism was one of the main movements in the later 19th and 20th centuries. No other artistic style has had as much an impact on 20th century art as expressionism has.

th century.The artists found inspiration from their predecessors like Van Gogh, Ensor, Munch, Goya, El Greco and Mathias Grunewald and as far back as primitive art.Ernst Ludwig Kirchner played a promi ... e in the Die Brucke, and insisted that the artists all expressed with their inner convictions sincerely and spontaneously.After a while the artist's inner convictions began to differ, and the Die Bruc ...

(4 pages) 233 0 2.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

El Greco and his style of art

DOMENIKOS THEOTOCOPOULOS (EL GRECO) 1541-1614Domenikos Theotokopoulos was the last and perhaps the greatest mannerist of all t ... test mannerist of all time. Born on the island of Crete, Domenikos Theotokopoulos acquired the name El Greco, the Greek, in Italy and Spain. He was first trained in the Venetian School by an unknown C ... al compositions and use of deep spatial recesses. Further Italian inspiration came during the years El Greco spent in Rome, from 1570 to 1576 where Michelangelo had developed a new style called manner ...

(4 pages) 96 1 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

El Greco's "View of Toledo"

View of ToledoThis piece, an oil on canvas painted in 1541 by El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulous) evokes strong emotions. It shows a storm overhead, with very li ... . It shows a storm overhead, with very little light breaking through the clouds. However, the city below is illuminated. In the top right corner, there is an urbanized city, with a Gothic cathedral. I ... bottom left corner, there is a scene of daily life, people working at a river. These people are barely more that stick figures, however, the painting seems to be very detailed. The storm above, howev ...

(2 pages) 216 3 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

El Greco's "View Of Toledo".

vas, which measures 47 ¾ X 42 ¾ inches, is entitled View of Toledo by an artist named El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos). It was painted in 1597-9. The painting itself appears to be in ... iew of Toledo depicts "the only independent landscape by the artist that survives. He has imaginatively reconfigured the city, showing the cathedral not in its actual position but to the left of the A ...

(5 pages) 138 0 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

El Greco, the Spanish Artist.

El Greco is the name of one of Mannerism's most well-known artists. Born in 1541 as Domenikos Theoto ... nnerism's most well-known artists. Born in 1541 as Domenikos Theotokopoulus on the island of Crete, El Greco's paintings represented a change from naturalism to mannerism.Crete was a dependency of Ven ... resented a change from naturalism to mannerism.Crete was a dependency of Venice, so it is highly likely that El Greco moved to Venice to pursue art studies. He remained in Venice from August 1568 to t ...

(2 pages) 59 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Comparing and contrasting Andrea Mantegna and El Greco's painting "The Adoration of the Shepherds"

"The Adoration of the Shepherds" is a painting that once adorned El Greco's tomb in the church of the Monastery of St. Dominic in Toledo. It was subsequently expende ... zing the figures of Mary and the astonished shepherds. Starting at the very beginning of his career El Greco had been attracted in the problem of light, his early work Youth Blowing a Charcoal is esse ... are occasionally to be found in Romanesque churches and consequently in the Light of the World. In El Greco's picture this topic is now completely stated in absolutely pictured terms. The lengthened ...

(4 pages) 79 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Nick's Maturation in "The Great Gatsby"

ion in "The Great Gatsby" is most prominently exemplified by his views on the value of money. His feelings towards the subject of materialism and prosperity in general undergo a subtle transformation ... subject of materialism and prosperity in general undergo a subtle transformation throughout the novel, and it is through this mental development that we see Nick step into the threshold of a sagaciou ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

As For Me And My House

result sometimes in virtues but more frequently in shortcomings. Though her intentions always mean well; they become most of the time her drawbacks. She says that Philip's negative attitude tow ... the time her drawbacks. She says that Philip's negative attitude towards her and everything else around him is not caused by his failure. It's the path that was laid by the Almighty himself. " ...

(9 pages) 761 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

El Greco

El Greco's dramatic and expressionistic style was met with puzzlement by his contemporaries but foun ... Cubism, while his personality and works were a source of inspiration for various poets and writers. El Greco has been characterized by modern scholars as an artist so individual that he belongs to no ... an artist so individual that he belongs to no conventional school. He is best known for tortuously elongated figures and often fantastic or phantasmagorical pigmentation, marrying Byzantine tradition ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.7 Sep/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

An used but Unnoticed Object

In today's society many people wander aimlessly and passively look at the everyday objects surrounding them. Only acknowledging the things they want to see an ... ious things such as excitement, knowledge and even sometimes boredom that speaking can't touch. How else can billions of people all from different countries, cultures, backgrounds and languages be rea ... le all from different countries, cultures, backgrounds and languages be reading some of the same novels, and magazines or learning the same lessons in school without the use of paper or looking at som ...

(2 pages) 518 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

El Greco Art

s of events of the crusades, the Black plague, the great famine and the declining faith in church fueled the beginning of a new social revolution known as the Renaissance Era. The Renaissance marked t ... the Renaissance period. One famous artist named Demenico Theotocopuli, best known by most people as El Greco, was an influential artist who brought Italian Renaissance Art to Spain. He lived in the la ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Art Essays