Essays Tagged: "Art Institute of Chicago"

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

ngs was sometimes a physical and logistical challenge, as in the case of her famous painting at The Art Institute of Chicago, Sky Above Clouds IV. Some even say that she has an influence on younger ar ... 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, especially abstract painting's, resurgen ...

(5 pages) 170 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Ansel Adams-Biography .

schools in the U.S. are, The New York School ofPhotography (still the worlds biggest and best), the Art Institute of Chicago, SanFrancisco Art Institute, Art Center School in LA, California School of ... Parsons School of Design in New York andCCNY.In many High Schools around the country students can participate inphotography classes. Most however, only teach black and white. Manytechnical high schoo ...

(4 pages) 71 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Georgia O'Keeffe, Georgia O'Keeffe's life and description of two of her paintings.

eeffe family; and as such, all of the children were well educated. O'Keeffe had a preference toward art at a very young age. She does not recall what prompted her to art only that she knew she wanted ... o art only that she knew she wanted to be an artist. By age 16, O'Keeffe had received five years of art training at various schools. She also studied art at the school of the Art Institute of Chicago ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

A paper (plus bibliography) analyzing the Georgia O'Keefe painting Oriental Poppies. Two sources.

eorgia O'Keefe painting Oriental Poppies. Two sources.During my visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art I encountered some art by the American abstract painter Georgia Totto O'Keefe. When studying thi ... 1927) was one of O'Keefe's most noted masterpieces and was on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art during my visit. This paper will provide an analysis of Oriental Poppies.O'Keefe was born on a d ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Photography: The Life of Edward Weston

photographs. Just one year after receiving his first camera, his photographs were exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago. He enrolled at the Illinois College of Photography in 1908. In 1909, Westo ... ough still married to Flora, Weston moved to Mexico with his lover and apprentice, Tina Modotti, a part-time silent film actress, in 1923. In Mexico, Weston continued to perfect his style. Modotti and ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Grant Wood

gained respect for the simplicity of his new life. Which in the end, would influence and mature his art.Wood decided he would become an artist after high school and enrolled in the Minneapolis School ... neapolis School of Design. To pay for his expenses, he began teaching, and soon took classes at the Art Institute of Chicago. Later on he would study in Paris. David Turner, became Wood's patron and m ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Paris street, Rainy day - Gustave Caillebotte This essay is basically taking a detailed look about the work of an artist named Caillebotte.

nt he got to turn a real life picture into a painting. In this painting Paris Street, Rainy day the artist selected a complex intersection in Paris near Saint Lazare train station. This painting was p ... sforming old streets into new system. It was first exhibited in 1887 and it's now exhibiting at the art institute of Chicago. The general scene that's taking place in the painting is there is couple o ...

(7 pages) 28 2 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Exhibition Critique

Exhibition CritiqueZachary C. Preston10/22/11ART 200G. SweelyThe Art Institute of Chicago is one of the most highly renowned museums that have ev ... al exhibit opened to the public, via an online gallery comprised of numerous exhibitions. The three artworks displayed in Figure 1, Figure 2, and Figure 3 came from this online gallery located at http ... , and Figure 3 came from this online gallery located at With these three artworks, I will give my critique on each.Figure 1, which is found at The Art Institute of Chicago l ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Ivan Albright and his Painting Among Those Left

65533;4� Ivan Albright and his painting Among Those LeftIvan Albright is the famous American artist, born in 1897 near Chicago in the family landscape painter. Since early childhood together wi ... ainter. Since early childhood together with his brother Malvin they were accustomed to painting and art. When the time to enter the Art Institute came, they flipped a coin, causing Ivan to study paint ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

When my sons went to war

e our whole lives. The boys wanted to see places that they had visited when they were children, the Art Institute, museum of natural history and the museum of science and industry. We also went to Bro ... ight. As we are talking I could here mortar rounds going off in the distance. The whole time your heart is breaking into a million pieces for them, and the tears are non-stop, but you have to act like ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing