Essays Tagged: "art and architecture"

Renaissance in Europe, Art and Architecture, painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts

Renaissance Art and Architecture, painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts produced in Europe in the h ... --interest in humanism and assertion of the importance of the individual. The Renaissance period in art history corresponds to the beginning of the great Western age of discovery and exploration, when ... n a general desire developed to examine all aspects of nature and the world.During the Renaissance, artists were no longer regarded as mere artisans, as they had been in the medieval past, but for the ...

(18 pages) 811 0 4.1 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

"Medieval Cathedrals"

hrough their accomplishments. One significant aspect that the Middle Ages had a large impact on was art and architecture. Through their advanced understanding of technology they made many great archit ... technology they made many great architectural achievements. They also demonstrated their incredible artistic ability through cathedrals in many ways. In order to understand Medieval art, culture, feud ...

(3 pages) 96 2 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

All about the art and architecture of the middle ages.

The Art and architecture of the Middle Ages was one of diversity and yet it focused around one aspect of ... ngs, or the carved statues decorating them there was one simple theme, religion. Two main styles of art and architecture reigned supreme during this time. Gothic and Romanesque techniques came from th ... Romanesque techniques came from the same family of Roman design. Of this period the most important art that arose was architecture because if founded a completely new type of construction. During the ...

(1 pages) 93 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Discuss the notion of realism in "The Prime of Miss J. Brodie".

the theme of fascism. Known as the "Athens of the north" allows versatility and is full of culture, art, and architecture. Since Spark loved the above mentioned it is only natural to wonder if it is n ... the direct descendent, do not forget, of Willie Brodie..." This links her with a character who is part of the Towns heritage and who is also a bundle of contradictions(if not the greatest of all). De ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is about the golden rectangle/section.

io or the Golden Rectangle. This proportion has been demonstrated in the Greek architecture of the Parthenon, the Renaissance architecture of Leon Battista Alberti's Santa Maria Novella in Florence, i ... atio (1:1.618) is known as the golden rectangle.The ancient Greeks used the golden section in their art and architecture. Apparently, many ancient buildings use golden rectangles. The ancient Greeks t ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Music History Between 1600-1820. Comparison between Baroque & Classical styles w/ short portions about atrists & composers. Contains bibliography & secondary sources.

way, some of the same influences, tendencies, and generative impulses, that are found in the other arts of that time. Thus the word "baroque," usually used despairingly by eighteenth-century art crit ... aintain a single basic mood." The main texture of the Baroque was a similar rhythm in all of the parts with the horizontal motion mostly existing in the bass and soprano. There was also an emphasis ...

(4 pages) 316 2 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Chola architecture.

mes.Only two samples of the Chola architecture is introduced here in.Chola ArchitectureIntroduction:Art and architecture flourished well in India particularly in the river course. One such period of a ... Period:Medieval south India saw resurgence in religious experience culminating in the great temple art of the Cholas. Time and again, both in architecture and sculpture, it is the artists' feeling fo ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

France and its culture.

France is a unique country. With its romantic language, first of its kind art and architecture, and world known food, France is very far from an ordinary, run of the mill cou ... ld as well as in the United States. Of the 300 or so international job offerings in the US State Department, required or preferred French, which ranked the highest. Of the various types of professiona ... released by the UN Employment Information Unit Bureau of International Organization Affairs U.S. Department of State. French is the foreign language spoken by our largest trading partner, and in 2000 ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

All the main buildings in the acropolis.

ferent Buildings in the AcropolisThe Erechtheum temple is from the middle classical period of Greek art and architecture, built on the Acropolis of Athens between 421 and 405BC.The Erechtheum containe ... ral shrines and the location upon a sloping site produced an unusual plan.Furthermore old pieces of art were kept in the cella like the ancient wooden statue of Hermes, the xoanon, which was blessed b ...

(5 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

To what extent did high culture become the tool of state interest during the period 1624-1715?

ned by peace. The fruits of peace, they claimed, were commercial prosperity and the progress in the arts, which in turn immortalised the prince's glory.' Ritual, art and architecture may all be seen a ... r of the king in the eyes of his subjects, of foreigners and of posterity. The concept of using the arts as a tool of the state was not new to the period concerned; Cosimo de'Medici, for example, who ...

(9 pages) 48 1 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ancient Egypt. Talks about the history of ancient egypt

Religion). The ancient Egyptians instilled their religion into every aspect of life including their art and architecture.The Egyptians were humanistic, naturalistic and polytheistic in their ardent fa ... uralistic and polytheistic in their ardent faith. They were humanistic in that they worshiped man, particularly the pharaoh; naturalistic in that they deified the forces of nature; and polytheistic in ...

(4 pages) 123 1 2.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History


ge in Europeanvision in the 15th and 16th centuries, which moved into the 20th century. Renaissance Artand Architecture: painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts produced in Europe inthe his ... aissance was characterized by geographical exploration, growth ofsecular values, and scientific and artistic inquiry. The Renaissance was also a cultural andintellectual movement where many advancemen ...

(3 pages) 158 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Roman Society from Augustus to Titus A description of the main features and functions of art and architecture in Roman society during this period.

Describe the main features and functions of art and architecture in Roman society during this period:Roman artistic and architectural design thr ... eir primary functions within society, the decoration of domestic and public buildings, the numerous art styles as wells as the significance of art and architecture as a means for propaganda; have accr ... as an era of which has held and continues to hold a profound impact upon successive and modern-day artistic and architectural formations.The period of Roman society from Augustus to Titus saw great p ...

(7 pages) 105 0 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Romanticism vs Neoclassicism

Resulting in part from the libertarian and egalitarian ideals of the French Revolution, theromantic movements had ... m were various: a return to nature and to belief in the goodnessof humanity; the rediscovery of the artist as a supremely individual creator; the developmentof nationalistic pride; and the exaltation ... andrepose produced by attention to traditional forms. It is sometimes synonymous withexcellence or artistic quality of high distinction. More precisely, the term refers to theadmiration and imitation ...

(13 pages) 239 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Gupta Empire (the golden age of India)

ing of the Gupta's was a very dark period in Indian history. During the Gupta Empire period, Indian art and architecture building was at its peak. Overall, it was a 400-500 year time period of peace a ... chniques used. These pillars were known for being skillfully carved and designed: the upper part of this pillar was a carved figure of a lion, which is now used on the Indian currency, whereas ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

tched across the world, and has no doubtShaped the world as we see it now. However, it eventually started to weaken and fall. There wasnot one sole reason that Rome to fall, but rather many varied one ... ing culture and belief's were mixed with that of the Romanone. The Roman's were great supporters of Art and Architecture, and the cities they builtwere reputed to be some of the greatest in history.Ro ...

(4 pages) 114 0 4.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Culture and Music Paper

at school, church, or work. The material traits within a culture would include clothing, food, and art to name a few. Music is a distinct, diverse culture in itself, a subculture. Each musical era ha ... e. For this reason, the majority of music in the Middle Ages was of a religious origin. Much of the art and architecture coincided with the religious beliefs and ideals of the era. For example, the ar ...

(2 pages) 58 1 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Paper written about Art in the Renisance Era! "The Wedding Portrate".

s. These movements began in Italy and eventually expanded into Germany, France, England, and other parts of Europe. Participants studied the great civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome and came to ... fferences between the Italian Renaissance and the Northern Europe Renaissance.The North used Gothic art and architecture much more than The Italian. The north had fewer centers of free commerce than d ...

(2 pages) 38 0 2.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Latin American Paintings.

hat characterizes Latin America today began to develop in the late 15th century. The Latin American artistic tradition was founded upon ancient, highly developed pre-Columbian civilizations, most nota ... zations, most notably those of the Aztec and Maya in Mexico and the Inca in Peru (see Pre-Columbian Art and Architecture).The Native American artistic traditions that European colonists encountered da ...

(13 pages) 132 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts


gh the middle of the seventeenth centuries. Renaissance was based on rediscovery of the literature, art, music and architecture of ancient Greece and Rome. People at that time saw Rome as the base of ... t Greece and Rome. People at that time saw Rome as the base of the civilization. And the important part is that America was discovered at that time, and the reformation began. During the renaissance, ...

(6 pages) 198 4 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History