Essays Tagged: "Art history"

The Classical period

Classical PeriodGetting it's name from art history, the classic period in music extends from 1740 to 1810 and includes the music of Haydn, ... onata, the minuet, and the finale. Building of the achievements of earlier composers, Haydn, and Mozart brought the symphony to it's peak in the last 20 years of the 18th century. Haydn excelled in rh ... ears of the 18th century. Haydn excelled in rhythmic drive and development of theme-based music. Mozart also added to the symphony by contrasting memorable lyric themes in very full sounding orchestra ...

(2 pages) 181 1 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Artists and Art and Learning during the Renaissance

bout human potential spilled over into many areas of Renaissance life. It helped to stimulate great artistic and intellectual achievements the European continent." This is a quote from our seventh gra ... ade social studies book and the basis of this report."Painting, sculpture, architecture, and allies arts produced in Europe in thehistorical period called the Renaissance. Broadly considered, the peri ...

(11 pages) 504 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

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

Biography on Brahms.

Brahms started out his life in a very respectable family. Both of his parents were of esteemed ancestry. Brah ... ceed 800 pieces of literature. He was very interested in works such as fiction, travel, philosophy, art, history, drama, poetry, and religion.With all of the reading that Brahms was doing, and all of ... ; piano. The money that he earned from the lessons, playing in the theatre, and from small private parties he would give to his family. There were also rumors that he would play in sailors' bars for m ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.0 Oct/2002

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

Art History research paper

Art HistoryPeople do not often interchange the concepts of history and art. Most think of art, quite ... of course, see or touch history's intangible human events of the past, but, a visible and tangible art work is an event that is somewhat immortal. Even if the creator or origins of a work are a myste ... ing out great potential in the task of accounting and recording history is to use the tool known as art to help.Art historians study the visual and tangible objects humans make and the structures huma ...

(5 pages) 377 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"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 ... Encyclopedia as, ''the meaning of works of art conveyed by the specific objects or figures that the artist chooses to portray.'' The study of iconography in any piece of artwork is a daunting task for ... nography in any piece of artwork is a daunting task for anyone, more than ever for a first semester Art History student. This task becomes even more difficult since iconography is most closely associa ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

El Greco's "View Of Toledo".

As a student of art history, going to a museum is the only way to fully experience a work of art. By looking at a pa ... oking at a painting or a sculpture in a book or on a slide, one cannot fully experience the work of art. By visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Saturday, March 29th, I was able ... ay, March 29th, I was able to look at paintings that dated from centuries old to recent times. One particular painting that was appealing to me was in room number twenty-nine. The painting, an oil on ...

(5 pages) 138 0 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Emergence of Modernism.

Throughout history many art movements have emerged that artists and styles can be classified under. One large distinguishabl ... e is categorised as the period between c. 1450 and c.1600. This period saw great development in our art history, and the recognition of many master talents. The various stages of the Renaissance saw a ... naissance saw a certain growth towards modernity, that can be illustrated with the consideration of artwork from the Early and High Renaissance paintings such as Masaccio's: The Holy Trinity and Raffa ...

(6 pages) 153 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Gothic Architecture in France" This paper talks about the Abbey of St. Denis, the Chartres Cathedral, Amiens Cathedral, Abbot Suger, Robert Luzarches, with quotes from Scholar H.W. Janson, etc.

Architecture in FranceThe Romanesque and Gothic styles herald one of the most important periods in art history, the Renaissance. The contributions from the Gothic architectural period are few, yet re ... structural soundness of these cathedrals. As time moves on, flying buttresses will be an integral part for cathedral construction in the High Gothic period.The architectural structure of the Abbey of ...

(5 pages) 131 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The history of cubism :how it started who it inspired ,ow it become such a well known movement ect...

Cubism1902 to 1914 Cubism in the art world, is said to be one ofthe most important art movements in the art history of theTwentieth c ... and cubes.1908 to 1911 Analytical Cubism the second phase of Cubism was born. Objects were taken apart and reshaped with the use of flat interesting planes. Usually this phase was demonstrated by the ... d by the artists breaking down and analyzing an object, The natural forms to their basic geometric parts where changed into three dimensional parts with two dimensional picture planes. The main color ...

(5 pages) 204 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Funds for the Imagination Deals with supporting more funding for the arts in the public school system.

nd$ for the ImaginationMany public schools have significantly reduced or completely cut funding for art education programs. States have cut their arts budgets by $93 million in the past two years. Art ... 4-2005 budget proposal, 38 education programs were "slated for extinction", including a $35 million Arts in Education program. (Fram AP)Officials at state or city levels may feel the need for art educ ...

(4 pages) 121 4 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Comparison between Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid" and Rowan Atkinson's "Mr. Bean - The Ultimate Disaster Movie"

Name: Toh Lai HeeClass: IA04B (Interactive Art)Lecturer: LydiaSubject: Art HistoryThe most apparent similarity between these two films is that ... w belong to the society.Both films, being formalistic, reflect the condition of the society at the particular point of time it was made; these "raw materials" have been slightly distorted, with symbol ... nt, then later putting him in an 'international' environment. Being release in 1997 it is a light-hearted satire of how the more conservative English society reacts to and attempt to adapt to rapidly ...

(6 pages) 49 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Adolf Hitler and his Dictatorship

lf and his sister Paula survived.When Hitler was about six, Alois bought a house and some land to start a quiet life. Here Hitler started primary school achieving high marks. He never got a chance to ... ettle down, because his father decided to sell the land and move yet again. September 1900 Hitler started secondary technical school in Linz. This time his grades were not as good as previously; he on ...

(13 pages) 80 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

"Women in World History". Website critique 676 words. Art History.

Women's role in art history, Europe and Middle East. Personal review of a website including source, look, content, a ... still struggle for equality among men in todays society. Generally, women are more liberal in some parts of the world and more oppressed in others. It is as if some of these societies never advanced i ... can standards.In contrast, the World of Islam embraced math, philosophy, medicine, and the world of arts. The elite women could acquire wealth and had open access to education. There were profound wom ...

(3 pages) 76 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Baroque Arts and 3 Examples

Baroque Art emerged in Europe around 1600, as a reaction against the intricate and formulaic Mannerist style ... n against the intricate and formulaic Mannerist style which dominated the Late Renaissance. Baroque Art is less complex, more realistic and more emotionally affecting than Mannerism. This movement was ... an Mannerism. This movement was encouraged by the Catholic Church, the most important patron of the arts at that time, as a return to tradition and spirituality. Baroque is a style in which painters, ...

(3 pages) 234 1 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Giorgione's "Laura" 1506; courtsean or marriage portrait?

famed works is Portrait of a Woman 1506 (Figure1.) also known as Laura. This painting has mystified art history scholars with its interpretation of the sitter's identity for centuries. Was this a port ... per will argue that a visual interpretation of Giorgione's painting undeniably presents Laura as an artistic portrayal of a sixteenth century courtesan. One of the most significant features of ...

(6 pages) 43 0 3.9 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Critical Learning Strategy

The first class I chose to test my strategies in was Art 111. This is a lecture class in which there is a lot of memorization required. This means there ... order to be well prepared. This is course is where I decided to test out my time management skills. Art History requires there be a significant amount of extra time set outside of class in order to re ... on of time to study. I then noted the length of my free time in my planner and was able to memorize artworks for my quiz. I was also able to understand the information for longer because there was no ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Frick Museum

e museum. Later on, I found that the Frick was a rich man, steel industrialist and the world famous art collector. He collected the most famous works of Western painting, sculpture, and decorative art ... rough the late nineteenth century. A visit to the Frick museum could help people to know more about art history.The Frick Collection is located in the former mansion of New York City. The purpose of p ...

(1 pages) 33 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Comparison paper on art history and stone faces essays

The "Art History" and "Stone Faces" essays both have extraordinary strong and attractive points explained ... two completely different views. Jensen and Butala although using two unlike styles of writing, both articulate their point of view in a productive way. Both essays contribute to the statement of Art b ... in our everyday lives as well as a great factor of influence in everything we experience. However, "Art History" achieves this by using well-built words in a persuasive manner, unlike "Stone Faces" wh ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

How do any of the film-makers that you have seen, during the course of this module, make the cinema itself, their primary subject of investigation.

intellect. The films to be fully understood and appreciated should be placed within the context of art history, and more specifically modernism.Michael Snow is one of the best film-makers in his leag ... ide Stan Brakhage.Michael Snow is not only a film-maker but he is also a highly accomplished visual artist, musician, writer, Sculptor, and composer. He is one of Canada's best-known living artists.Mi ...

(6 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study