Essays Tagged: "A World of Art"

Art from Marcel Duchamp all the way to Andy Warhol

In the early 1950's many things had and where just about to begin. The war had just finished and the world o ... here just about to begin. The war had just finished and the world of art was opening new forms such as dada and pop art. There was also people staring to experiment with drugs, rock and roll and sex, ... aring to experiment with drugs, rock and roll and sex, all helping them express themselves in there art and writing, such as the beatniks. The likes of Marcel Duchamp and how the politics and anger of ...

(7 pages) 187 1 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

A biography on Serge Diaghilev. Goes into his life, dances, performers, and includes a bibliography.

Serge DiaghilevBy Lindsey CobbSerge Diaghilev was born on March 19, 1872, in Perm, Russia. (Cochran) Diaghil ... March 19, 1872, in Perm, Russia. (Cochran) Diaghilev had a stepmother, but there were no professional dancers in his family. (Waters, 1) He attended St. Petersburg for law school, but soon left schoo ... family. (Waters, 1) He attended St. Petersburg for law school, but soon left school because he had a love of the arts. (Mara, 44)Diaghilev worked for Imperial theaters, and later, in 1911, formed his ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Art Apperciation, Color and Light, Roles of color and light in artwork.

It takes many elements to create attractive, eye catching, one of a kind pieces of artwork. I feel that ... ts to create attractive, eye catching, one of a kind pieces of artwork. I feel that light and color are two of the more important factors that really bring art alive. Art comes alive in many forms, sh ... s that really bring art alive. Art comes alive in many forms, shapes, sizes, and yes, colors. Color and light gives depth, style, it sets a mood, awakens your imagination and expands your sense of bei ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

India Dances And MY Blunders

Learning Indian Classical Dance for almost 15 years has helped me to appreciate my culture and help sh ... assical Dance for almost 15 years has helped me to appreciate my culture and help shape who I am today. It has enhanced the understanding of my culture by adding to the basic knowledge I have learned ... the understanding of my culture by adding to the basic knowledge I have learned through my parents about my culture and it has opened a whole new world of art to me. It has taught me things about the ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

"The Red Room" by H.G. Wells "The Speckled Band" by A.C. Doyle How do the writers use their settings to accentuate the horror of their stories?

H.G. Wells (Full name Herbert George Wells) was born on September 21 1866. In 1883, he obtained a scholarship to the N ... on September 21 1866. In 1883, he obtained a scholarship to the Normal School of Science of London and studied biology under T.H. Huxley. Huxley was a believer of Darwinism which involves around Theo ... ogy under T.H. Huxley. Huxley was a believer of Darwinism which involves around Theory of Evolution and survival of the fittest. This is one of the reasons why H.G. Wells wrote many stories with scien ...

(12 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The High Renaissance World of Art

The High Renaissance World of ArtThe period of time which I have selected is "The High Renaissance", Europe, Mid ... have selected is "The High Renaissance", Europe, Mid to Late 16th Century is considered the time frame of this period. The artist of this time were said to be switching to a more "mannerism" style of ... of this time were said to be switching to a more "mannerism" style of work. It is considered to be a period of technical accomplishment but of formulaic, theatrical and overly stylized work. Manneris ...

(7 pages) 96 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Jose Diego Rivera Barrientos: My Art, My Life

On December eighth of 1886, Diego Rivera was born in the mexican city of Guanajuato. During his early childhood years his gift for painting ... city of Guanajuato. During his early childhood years his gift for painting slowly developed. By the age of ten he was already attending the San Carlos Fine Arts Academy. Later on he moved on to living ... eady attending the San Carlos Fine Arts Academy. Later on he moved on to living in Europe where he was introduced to cubism and had his first exhibitions. He returned to Mexico were he expressed his g ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Jackson Pollock - "Jack the Dripper"

Jackson Pollack is a man who contributed to the world of art by creating an entirely new form of art, ... ho contributed to the world of art by creating an entirely new form of art, abstract expressionism. Abstract expressionism is creating art in a completely abstract manner, using the artist's mood to d ... onism is creating art in a completely abstract manner, using the artist's mood to do the painting. Jackson Pollock did not always paint this way though. He started studying art at the Art Students' Le ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A chronological biography Vincent Willem Van Gogh

Vincent Willem Van Gogh(1853-1890)Vincent Willem Van Gogh, son of Theodorus Van Gogh (1822-1885) and Anna Cornelia N ... illem Van Gogh, son of Theodorus Van Gogh (1822-1885) and Anna Cornelia Nee Carbentus (1819-1907), was born on March 30, 1853 in a small village of Groot Zundert, Holland. Until the age of 13 Vincent ... 30, 1853 in a small village of Groot Zundert, Holland. Until the age of 13 Vincent Van Gogh was at a boarding school in Zevenbergen, at 13 years old he continued his education at King Willem II secon ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.4 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Nudity in Art

Nudity in art, or as some may call it pornography, has placed people at opposite ends of the political spectru ... he political spectrum. Artists many times will include depictions or description of nudes of the human form in their works. The artists themselves and many liberal, art-loving patrons argue that the w ... . The artists themselves and many liberal, art-loving patrons argue that the world of art needs to have the freedoms to express the human form in the most basic of forms. In opposite of that opinion, ...

(9 pages) 104 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Untitled

Quiz February 1999 Art 101- Internet Http://www.sagemore.com/cot.html Http://www.biggallery.com/art/byimg/A09Y ... emore.com/cot.html Http://www.biggallery.com/art/byimg/A09Y9000.asp The nineteenth century produced a great number of art works from such artists as Pierre August Cot and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Two ma ... h artists as Pierre August Cot and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Two major themes in these works include images fabricated from the real world and mirror images of everyday situations in life. Cot produced a ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Charles dickens

Charles Dickens Charles John Huffman Dickens was born in Portsmouth on Feb. 7,1812. He moved w ... Huffman Dickens was born in Portsmouth on Feb. 7,1812. He moved with his family to London when he was about 2 years old. Many events and people in his books were based on events and people in his lif ... Many events and people in his books were based on events and people in his life. He was the son of a clerk who was imprisoned for debt. Even when his father was free, there was not enough money to su ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

"It's very difficult to escape from the prison of tradition.

"It's very difficult to escape from the prison of tradition. Education is so strong, it holds you like a chain. I didn't get co ... tion is so strong, it holds you like a chain. I didn't get completely free then, but I tried. I unlearned to draw. I had to forget with my hand." -Marcel Duchamp The legacy of an artist can be judged ... arcel Duchamp The legacy of an artist can be judged by two merits, first the work they left behind, and second the influence of those works on later artists. The evolution of European and American art ...

(7 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Depictions of Self Image: A comparison of gender and persona in Butch Mystique and Rehearsing a Dream.

Being someone or defining who to be can be a tremendous task that can take years to accomplish. Some of us are lucky enough to be born in ... k that can take years to accomplish. Some of us are lucky enough to be born into what we want to be and fit it correctly; others have a hard time searching and adapting to an ever changing definition ... g and adapting to an ever changing definition of what the world would like them to be. This is the main themes of Butch Mystique by Debra A. Wilson and Rehearsing a Dream by Karen Goodman and Kirk Sim ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Art Is Not Only Art

Creating art is not all about genius or mystery. Critical thinking, questioning, exploration, and disco ... about genius or mystery. Critical thinking, questioning, exploration, and discovery is all part of making worlds of art and understand works of art even it is difficult to understand and explain. Thro ... t and understand works of art even it is difficult to understand and explain. Through the worlds of art during my study, I have learned that asking question, making assumptions, and accepting that the ...

(7 pages) 65 1 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Art Essays

Ancient Art

When comparing and evaluating any ancient art we must first understand the meaning. According to the textbook ... ating any ancient art we must first understand the meaning. According to the textbook ancient art means an era that can be traced, chronologically, from the early times to the most recent times (Sayre ... be traced, chronologically, from the early times to the most recent times (Sayre: A World of Art). After doing a research in the Louvre Museum and the Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery I came acr ...

(2 pages) 28 1 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Art Essays

A Troubled Genius: The Life, Art, Love, and Poetry of Michelangelo Buonarroti

Thrown into a world riddled with exuberant artistic ingenuity coupled with social turmoil and unrest, was a man ... berant artistic ingenuity coupled with social turmoil and unrest, was a man who would forever be regarded as one of the most creative geniuses ever to walk the earth. Michelangelo Buonarroti, born in ... st creative geniuses ever to walk the earth. Michelangelo Buonarroti, born in 1475 in Tuscany, initiated a period of innovative creation in art that was unprecedented in human history. This "Renaissan ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Origin of Mannerism in Art

Mannerism is the artistic style that appeared as the same time with the high renaissance in middle to ... e that appeared as the same time with the high renaissance in middle to late sixteenth century. It was the turning point for us to look at something we like fond of, something do not related to the ch ... for us to look at something we like fond of, something do not related to the church or religious. Mannerism art was considered formulaic, theatrical and overly stylized work, characterized by a compl ...

(3 pages) 1631 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

According to Sayer In World of Art, Art Can Be Broken Down Into Three Steps: Reception, Extraction, And Inference. When One Looks at A Piece of Art, The Eyes Stimulate The Nervous System.

Untitled/**/Art AppreciationI have never been one to analyze art or why I might like a parti ... nI have never been one to analyze art or why I might like a particular work. I have always liked art, but I have never thought about why . I have learned a great deal about myself ... ever thought about why . I have learned a great deal about myself over the past two weeks in this class. I have come to see that my own experiences, personality, and beliefs effect the way I see art, ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Art Essays