Essays Tagged: "Museum of Modern Art"

Comparative Analysis of "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" by Picasso and "The Dance" by Matisse

Comparative Analysis of Les Demoiselles d'Avignon and The DanceThe Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907, Museum of Modern Art, New York), is an oil on canvas painting by Pablo Picasso. This is an image of ... g measures 8'x7'8" and was painted after the Blue and Rose periods. The Dance (First Version, 1909, Museum of Modern Art, New York), is an oil on canvas painting by Henri Matisse. This is an image of ...

(5 pages) 234 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Pablo Picasso

ns to Barcelona's School of Fine Arts. His large academic canvas Science and Charity (1897, Picasso Museum, Barcelona), depicting a doctor, a nun, and a child at a sick woman's bedside, won a gold med ... e of Greek, Iberian, and African art. His celebrated portrait of Gertrude Stein (1906, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City) reveals a masklike treatment of her face. The key work of this early p ...

(7 pages) 220 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Joel-Peter Witkin, the photographer.

nager, Edward Steichen chose one of his photographs to be placed in the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. "That was the beginning of a life devoted to photography"Section i ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Garry Winogrand.

composition, the chances of success in a given frame became smaller.In 1963, his first substantial museum showing, forty-five of his photos were included in the exhibition Five Unrelated Photographer ... career. Pictures from theGuggenheim year constituted most of Winogrand's representation in the 1967 Museum of Modern Art exhibition New Documents. The exhibition received considerable recognition; it ...

(6 pages) 63 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Cindy Sherman.

indy is most famous for her Untitled Film Stills, which is now a permanent collection of New York's Museum of Modern Art. Untitled Film Stills is a series of sixty-nine photographs that give the impre ...

(2 pages) 64 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Critique Essay on the NY Times Article 'Far-Flung Artworks, Side by Side Online'

the topics in this class, I came across invaluable online resources. Many websites claimed to have museum quality reproductions of artwork, but I found the pictures lacking of the passion and feeling ... on this claim. It is called the Amico Library, an online collection of art pieces from thirty-nine museums all over the United States. It has a compilation of more than 100,000 paintings, sculptures ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Jasper Johns Biography

nown for his alphabet subjects, sculptures, and lithographs. At that first exhibition, in 1958, the Museum of Modern Art purchased three pieces, making it clear that at Johns was to become a major for ... earlier direction. In 1997, a major retrospective of 225 of Johns' work was held in New York at the Museum of Modern Art. Since the late nineties, Jasper Johns has been working from a restored barn in ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Andy Warhol - 20th Century Genius

ve custom-made from art and schmaltz and emotions just as much as you live in your real one (Warhol Museum, n.d.).Andy Warhol The ArtistWarhol's New York art studio was known as "The Factory," he turn ... was unseriousness," said William Rubin, director of the department of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. "He was a pioneer of image-appropriating pop art, and the implicat ...

(5 pages) 202 2 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Willem De Kooning

renticed to a commercial art and decorating firm and later, working for an art director. He visited museums in Belgium in 1924 and completed further studies in Brussels and Antwerp.In 1926 Willem left ... first time since his departure in 1926, for the opening of his retrospective show at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.He first experimented with the third dimension in Rome in 1969 when he modelled ...

(3 pages) 51 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Jasper John

nown for his alphabet subjects, sculptures, and lithographs. At that first exhibition, in 1958, the Museum of Modern Art purchased three pieces, making it clear that at Johns was to become a major for ... earlier direction. In 1997, a major retrospective of 225 of Johns' work was held in New York at the Museum of Modern Art. Since the late nineties, Jasper Johns has been working from a restored barn in ...

(3 pages) 48 1 4.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Biography of Fernando Botero

in complete stillness.In 1969, he presented his work titled Inflated Images at an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. That exhibition established his reputation as a major painter worl ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.6 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Mark Rothko and Mysticism.

New York, in 1928. Five years later, in 1933, he had his first solo exhibition at the Portland Art Museum. Among his associates were Barnett Newman, William Baziotes, David Hare and Robert Motherwell ... (Silkscreen print)In 1961 Rothko held an important solo exhibition in the temple of modern art: The Museum of Modern Art in New York.Rothko committed suicide in 1970, in his studio in New York. He die ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Andy Warhol and his painting Marilyns.

work was also exhibited in various venues during the 1950's as well as his first group show at the Museum of Modern Art in 1956.The 1960's were probably the most prolific decade for Warhol, many of t ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Paul Cezanne, Pines And Rocks

Paul Cezanne, Pines and Rocks, 1896-99 Oil on Canvas Museum of Modern Art This simple painting of a small, intimate landscape is a good example o ...

(1 pages) 10 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Discuss reasons for, and ways in which, Abstract Expressionism was promoted as a radically new and distinctive style of painting.

canonised, promoted and supported by such key American institutions as the international program at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the CIA and the Congress of Cultural Freedom.While the predominant poli ... sing a co-ordinated campaign of cultural diplomacy. From 1952 onward, this campaign resulted in the Museum of Modern Art taking a lead in the international cultural promotion of the USA. MoMA's status ...

(9 pages) 58 0 3.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

Andy Warhol

April of this year, he was included in his first group exhibition, Recent Drawings USA, held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. He began receiving signs of praise for his work, with the 35th Annua ... er of 1965, Andy Warhol met Paul Morrissey, who became his advisor and collaborator. His first solo museum exhibition was held at the Institute of Contempary Art, in the University of Pennsylvania. Du ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.6 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Untitled

oli: International, 1993. Color Plate 2.V. Miró, Joan. Still Life with Old Shoe. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Joan Miró: Jan. 24-May 29 1937. By Elizabeth Higdon. ...

(3 pages) 393 0 4.1 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Modern Architecture

Site is a project that was done in 1989. This project was a public display area in the lobby at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. This project consisted of all video cameras and video monitors. Di ... the mix of concepts by the way that the pictures are taken as people come through the doors of the museum and are displayed on the monitors in another area after a time delay so that the people are a ...

(7 pages) 68 0 4.9 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Artist: Bridget Riley

ngs was used for the cover to the catalogue of the exhibition ‘The Responsive Eye’ at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1965, the exhibition that gave currency to the term ‘Op art& ...

(5 pages) 14 0 4.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Jackson Pollocks Number 1

ed and scratched 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 look ... wiki/Willem_de_Kooninghttp://www.emory.edu/ENGLISH/Paintings&Poems/Sullivan.html.http://www.beatmuseum.org/pollock/jacksonpollock.html.http://www.aestheticrealism.org/Pollock_LS.htmhttp://www.xs4a ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Art Essays