Essays Tagged: "modern painting"

"Two Piece Reclining Figure" a Henry Moore sculpture.

gious paintings during the Renaissance period and Chinese scroll hangings, than reemerging again in modern painting styles such as Cubism, Graffiti, and Pop Art that used everyday items as symbols to ... ion. Microsoft. CD-ROM. 1993-2002(5) Hutchinson. "1961." Chronology of World History (1901-1998 The Modern World). volume IV. 1999(6) Encarta Encyclopedia Standard Edition. Microsoft. CD-ROM. 1993-200 ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Views of Giovanni Boccaccio in regards to the Renaissance painting of Giotto.

ore him could not. In fact with his teacher, Cimabue, the two are often regarded as the founders of modern painting. The question at hand is found in this very foundation, as Giotto had a sort of "nat ...

(2 pages) 52 0 2.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A Biography on Famous Russian Artist, Wassily Kandinsky

Moscow, Russia on December 4, 1866 and he was one of the first creators of the pure abstraction in modern painting. Wassily founded the Munich group of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) from 1911 to ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


became more colourful and less pessimistic. Regarded as a pioneer in the expressionist movement in modern painting, Munch was recognised in Germany and Central Europe as one of the creators of a new ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

In what ways can Cubism be considered a 'realist' response to early twentieth century modernity?

which now is known as Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, was destined to have so decisive an effect on all modern painting'.The painting shows a group of female naked whores, two of them on the right hand si ... uate Cubism you must go back to Courbet. 'He initiated a move towards realism which has touched all modern endeavours'.Although Cubism was a step towards abstraction, the Cubists carried on and experi ...

(7 pages) 66 0 4.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

What is Art?

que perception both by the artist and by the audience. For example a common criticism today of some modern painting might be, "I could have painted that", implying that the work is less worthy of the ...

(4 pages) 46 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays

The Viewer Viewed: A Study Into The Psychology Of

loose collection of artists who shared certain ideological beliefs about the representation of the modern world. For the perposes of this essay, the term refers to the wider use.A literal approac ... ntation of Olympia. Despite the fact that Greenberg singles out Dejeuner sur l’Herbe as the first Modern painting, Olympia has been selected as the central theme. This is due to the huge body of wor ...

(17 pages) 57 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Jackson Pollocks Number 1

Mist)Jackson Pollock, Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist),Jackson Pollock was a bearded shock trooper of modern painting, who spread his canvases on the floor, dribbled paint, sand and broken glass on them ... atched them and named them with numbers.The Above painting "number one" is located at the Museum of modern Art in New York City. The piece is "Oil on canvas, 68 inches x 104 inches". By looking at the ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Art Essays