Essays Tagged: "works of art"

Biography of Pablo Ruiz y Picasso

t the turn of the century.He also became known for his sculpture , drawings, graphics, and ceramics works. In some way he was the artist most characteristic of this century, because he responded to ch ... xpressing the complexity of the 1900's.For Picasso, the meaning of art was to be derived from other works of art, and not directly from nature. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's work had a significant impac ...

(3 pages) 236 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel

inci's Mona Lisa, Masaccio's Trinity, and Botticelli's Primavera are just examples of the exquisite works of art from that period. Michelangelo Buonarroti was one of the most famous personalities from ... sculptor, architect, and poet who demonstrated his great skill with the creation of many astounding works. He is remembered today as the man who had sculpted the David and the Pieta, which are two of ...

(11 pages) 453 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

A seven page biography on Ralph Waldo Emerson.

that concluded to the magnificent, but unique, mind of this influential thinker. The many wonderful works of art ranged from his essay, "Nature," expressing the mystical unity of nature, to the meanin ... on the surface of glass" (C.E. Norton).During his late 30s and 40s Emerson began to write his best works. His first volume of essays titled Essays: First Series was published in March of 1841. Many o ...

(6 pages) 155 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Andy Warhol!

Never before have I encountered more intriguing works of art than those done by Andy Warhol. I have been curious about his life ever since I saw his ... background of his life. I may then be able to appreciate his styles and understand why and how his works were created. His life is as interesting as his artistic masterpieces.Andrew Warhola (his orig ... e was conditioned to think only in glorification of people, products, and style. One of his popular works, the silkscreen of the Campbell's Soup Can, is an example of this. It is an image that everyon ...

(8 pages) 195 1 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Tilte is "Young Love" and it is an essay about the impolsive behaviors of Romeo Juliet, and Friar Laurance (the priest).

Young LoveRomeo and Juliet, one of Shakespeare's finest works of art, takes place in the thirteenth century in Italy, Verona and Mantua. The setting of the ...

(3 pages) 42 1 4.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Jose Bedia's "Desde que te fuistes.. tu no te imaginas."

ntroduction of what many people call the "Cuban Renaissance." Throughout this time, there were many works of art that were being made by a generation of Cuban artists who broke away from state regulat ...

(7 pages) 83 1 2.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Abstracted work of art vs. a total abstraction, specifically "Girl in Window" vs. "For the Light" [Written in N.Y.C. on 12/02]

te with black pain. There are no references to any of the conventional techniques we see in regular works of art. No aerial or linear perspectives. The brush strokes seem hard and very random. There a ... the many interpretations some one can give for this artwork.It is very interesting to view abstract works of art, but a partially abstracted work of art could be just as thrilling to look at. The diff ...

(3 pages) 85 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Horse in Art

stenance, animals with their kindness, strength, beauty, and mystery have inspired people to create works of art ( "Throughout history there have been representations ... a form of magic, intended to weaken the animal and make them easier to hunt (Mittler).The earliest works of art depicting horses (figure 1) were found in the Lascaux caves in Southern France. They we ...

(13 pages) 139 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

How to become a successful poet

urse, usually consists only of rhymes, while the poems created by professionals are quite literally works of art. Poetry can be anywhere between as simple as Roses are red, Violets are blue, But it is ...

(3 pages) 188 3 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

"Two Piece Reclining Figure" a Henry Moore sculpture.

Iconography, in art history, is described by Encarta Encyclopedia as, ''the meaning of works of art conveyed by the specific objects or figures that the artist chooses to portray.'' The s ... behind Henry Moore's Two Piece Reclining Figure 3, a sculpture created in 1961.With seemingly more works in public view than any other sculptor in history, Henry Moore is a giant in twentieth century ... ile in the trenches of WWI, Moore was nearly killed during a gas attack in France (2).Henry Moore's works were influenced mainly by Native and African American, Columbian, and even Massacio's work in ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Pablo Picasso

r of various media, and as one of the most prolific artists in history. He created more than 20,000 works of art. Born in Málaga on October 25, 1881, Picasso was the son of José Ruiz Bla ... blind figures, beggars, alcoholics, and prostitutes, their somewhat elongated bodies reminiscent of works by the Spanish artist El Greco. Shortly after settling in Paris in a shabby building known as ...

(7 pages) 220 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Usage of the terms 'image', 'art' and 'artists' and the Medieval and Early Modern periods.

what artists are conveying to us through their art. The word art is described as 1. the creation of works of beauty or other special significance. 2. works of art collectively. 3. human creativity as ... that all of these meanings will be important to us. Artist is described as 1. a person who produces works of art such as painting or sculpture. 2. a person who is skilled at something. 3. same as arti ...

(5 pages) 94 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Claude Monet.

Paris, France. The initiator, advocate, and leader of the Impressionist style, Claude Monet's many works of art serve as the definition of the Impressionist's artwork.His father, Adolphe Monet, a gro ... te his talent, Monet had to endure extreme poverty. This was like this until the 1880s when Monet's works began to sell for a higher price. He was then free to paint as he pleased. He once again start ...

(2 pages) 191 4 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Explains and combats censorship in class rooms and libraries. Fantasy vs. real life. Sexual material in school libraries. Most banned books. Huckleberry Finn.

y people believe they must protect themselves and others from the "evils" of many classic books and works of art because they can be deemed "indecent" in one way or another. Many believe that this is ... eve when censorship is used, it must be used with common sense. Instead of banning classic literary works and educational from school libraries and classrooms, classes could possibly discuss why the a ...

(3 pages) 93 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Different approaches to literary critisism, speculations on Susan Sontag's theory.

tics described believe that literary criticism is growing increasingly destructive towards the very works of art that they, supposedly, so greatly "appreciate" and "respect". To some extent I agree wi ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Art and Mythology.

mythological stories were passed down the generations through word of mouth and art. There are many works of art that exemplify mythology in a literal or symbolic fashion. One specific kind of these w ... mmon to all masks. These masks contain religious themes that greatly show the mythology involved in works of art. When people put on these masks they believed that they were more than they use to be. ...

(3 pages) 97 1 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Andy Warhol: The Life and Art of the Prince of Pop.

and loved--like Campbell's soup cans and Coca-Cola--and transformed them into radical and enduring works of art. Andy's art did not give us answers; instead, it raised questions. He gave us a shockin ... d at times as if he was trying to expose our most hidden sides, and satisfy our secret curiosities. Works such as Electric Chair (1967), Five Deaths (1962), White Burning Car (1963), all from his "Dea ...

(7 pages) 185 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Discipline-based art education.

ction, aesthetics, and criticism. History is encountering the historical and cultural background of works of art. Production is creating or performing the art. Aesthetics are discovering the nature an ... e knowledge, skill, and understanding that enable students to have a broad and rich experience with works of art (CPS, 2000).An obvious example of comprehensive arts instruction DBAE in the classroom ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Explains and explores the very powerful painting: GUERNICA by Pablo Picasso.

Throughout time, there have been many famous works of art in painting, sculpture, and architecture. The painting Guernica, which was created in 1 ... which was created in 1937 by Pablo Picasso, is still considered today to be one of the most famous works of art throughout the twentieth century.Pablo Picasso is well known for colorful abstract pain ... s life into different periods, which include the blue period, the rose period, cubism and his later works. Today, when I think about the works of Picasso, his works from his cubism period are more pre ...

(4 pages) 129 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

John Galsworthy.

What is Forsyte's conception of family life, love, and works of art.Family seems to be the most important part of the human's society. And though within a ... orsytes family life are, whether they are based on love or property, and what their attitude toward works of art is. To begin with, I would like to state that the author first of all wanted to show us ... ot loving are not living"4!Another point I would like to make is about how the author shows us what works of art mean to Soames and, as a comparison to him, to Bossiney. Soames considers himself to be ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors