Essays Tagged: "Abstraction"

U.S. Economy

he dictionary connotes an oppurtunity as a place where goods are bought and sold.(cite dict.) As an abstraction, a market is the possibility of sale. Goods 'find a market', and we say there is is a ma ...

(7 pages) 697 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Mad max 2 critical analysis

a gothic, dystopic view of the near future with a hyper kinetic editing style and this near surreal abstraction of visual form and generic conventions. What makes the film so successful does not rely ...

(3 pages) 72 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Georgia O'Keefe: Sky Above Clouds-- An essay about O'Keefe's 1965 painting Sky Above clouds IV.

hich suggests that she is still seen as a heroine in some people's eyes.Though, generally speaking, abstraction is not very popular in the art world today; "over the past 10 to 15 years, painting's, e ... r and Flemming (695) write that there was "a small but strong and steady current in America towards abstraction." And O'Keefe was a part of that current if not one of the forces behind it. Though they ...

(5 pages) 170 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Procedures, Parameters & Sub-Programs

a number of much smaller parts, each accomplished by a procedure. Procedures also provide a form of abstraction as all the programmer has to do is know how to call a procedure and what it does, not ho ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.3 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Definition of Avant Garde with reference to Drama, Dance, Music and Performance. With the influence Richard Schechner had on our piece.

tic drama and production. Paralleling modern art movements, various theoreticians turned to symbol, abstraction, and ritual in an attempt to revitalize the theatre. Although realism continues to be do ...

(6 pages) 91 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

How models, techniques and methods constructed or borrowed from Economic Theory or other Sciences respectively are used.

technique used to predict the consequences of policies or future trends is modeling. A model is an abstraction intended to convey the essence of some particular aspect of the real world. Most econom ...

(6 pages) 196 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Globalization: A thesis on the WTO Doha Rounds.

h different nations could cooperate for the common good. International cooperation is not a useless abstraction. It has been a powerful and tangible force driving global prosperity. Today the internat ...

(3 pages) 166 1 3.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Richard Wright's "Big Black Good Man".

rk. He was a down to earth man "The watery gray irises behind the thick lenses...gave him a look of abstraction, of absentmindedness, of an almost genial idiocy" (281). He is satisfied with his life i ...

(4 pages) 83 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Georgia O'Keefe's life and artistic interests.

pective and VisionGeorgia O'Keefe, through the use of charcoal, watercolor, pastel, and oil, blends abstraction and representation to form what she refers to as "that memory or dream thing" (O'Keefe); ... femininity (which she subsequently denied). She worked on two different but inter-related subjects: Abstraction, and landscapes. She monumentalized her subjects: her Abstractions were very distinct en ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Abstractions in Power-Writing.

Abstractions in Power-WritingThere are many abstractions in the Declaration ofIndependence. These ab ... the foundations of American society and havehelped to shape the "American Identity." Power, another abstractionthat reoccurs in all the major parts of the Declaration ofIndependence plays an equally i ... ration ofIndependence plays an equally important role in shaping "Americaidentity." One forgets the abstraction of power, because it appears inrelation to other institutions: the legislature, the King ...

(5 pages) 38 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Biography on Famous Russian Artist, Wassily Kandinsky

sky was born in 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 ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The main features of Fauvism, Expressioism and Cubism

rtist expressed a view or opinion to the viewer was often done with very personal use of colour and abstraction. The movement was influenced by artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Van Gogh's work was of ... d post expressionists. The use of vibrant colour would be the most notable. They also used a lot of abstraction and contrasting colours in their works. The main focus of Fauvism would definitively be ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays


to see various views of the object at the same time. Later, cubism changed using a flatter type of abstraction, in which the complete pattern, becomes more important, and the objects represented are ...

(3 pages) 135 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Juan Gris (1887 - 1927)

). His first works were post-impressionist still life but he soon eagerly followed the path towards abstraction right behind Picasso and Braque and converted to cubism. Cubism dated back to the beginn ... nts. Gris work followed that of Picasso and Braque, but his work however was not classified as pure abstraction: it was much more depictive. Nevertheless he was not a realist and one historian describ ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Dreams and Dreaming in Beloved in terms of Carl Jung's Archetypes

n's mind. 2-a fanciful vision of the conscious mind; daydream; fantasy; reverie. 3-The state, as of abstraction or reverie, in which such a daydream occurs. 4- a fond hope or aspiration. 5-anything so ...

(16 pages) 107 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Jackson Pollock's influence on modern art

Cathedral 1947, is one of his first drip paintings. Such paintings were the first form of complete abstraction which Kandinsky and Picasso had previously used only to a degree. As it is pure abstract ... wall painting different from traditional easel painting even as it existed in Cubism and geometric abstraction, marked the final break from the Renaissance idea of painting as detached from the spect ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Antony and Cleopatra

ulate its thematic elements into a series of varying relations which operate at different levels of abstraction; from interactions between principles of flow and constraint, through the construction o ...

(23 pages) 35 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Language in Application to God

lation would in any way do justice to God's divinity, and the name God can only be thought of as an abstraction. Therefore, neither positive nor negative attributes can be credited to God.Maimonides i ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Analysis Of The C++ Programming Language

ime. The key concepts if OOP, inheritance, polymorphism and encapsulation provide the programmer an abstraction that models the real world of objects or things. These key concepts came from simulation ... design strategies that can be used. The strategies employ different design processes to achieve an abstraction of the components of a problem space or system. Components of this abstraction then are ...

(6 pages) 132 2 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

French Revolution

the affinity between the revolutionary and what he calls the classic spirit, that is, the spirit of abstraction which gave rise to Cartesianism and produced certain masterpieces of French literature. ...

(37 pages) 115 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution