Essays Tagged: "art movements"

Piet Mondrian.

Cornelis Mondriaan, Jr. in Amersfoort the Netherlands, March 7, 1872. From 1892 to 1897 he studied art the Rijksakademie van Beelende Kunsten in Amsterdam. Up until 1908, his paintings reflected the ... 8, his paintings reflected the conventional Dutch landscapes. In 1909 he recognized the avant-garde art movements of the time, such as Dutch Impressionism, Fauvism, and Symbolism, and thus withdrew fr ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Cubism was one of the strongest art movements in the 20th century that gave birth to many other movements such as futurism and suprematism.

Cubism was one of the strongest art movements in the 20th century that gave birth to many other movements such as futurism and supre ... orge Braque. Although it may have seemed to be abstract and geometrical to an untrained eye, cubist art do depict real objects. The shapes are flattened onto canvas so that different sides of each sha ... extraordinary reassessment of the interaction between form and space changing the course of western art forever. The groundbreaking Demoiselles d'Avignon was controversial not only for the way the wom ...

(3 pages) 172 0 4.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

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

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

Subculture:the meaning of style

k subculture, overall, is entirely a product of our postmodern times, as well as a direct result of art movements which occurred previously. Throughout time, there have been many groups of people who ... same culture can be broken down into more specific values and norms.Some groups of people share a particular way of life and we term these smaller groups subcultures. Although we will be looking in m ...

(3 pages) 138 2 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The main features of Fauvism, Expressioism and Cubism

The main features of Fauvism, Expressionism, and CubismExpressionism as an art form could be loosely defined as a movement of artist's that wanted to break free from the conve ... ovements of the time and express themselves individually, free from the constraints of their fellow artist's ideals. They wanted to be able to express emotion and feeling in their work.The work that f ... of expressionism is widely varied in its style and appearance. Some elements of expressionism were particularly abstract. The way that the artist expressed a view or opinion to the viewer was often do ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Fauvism, Cubism and German Expressionism

The mystique of "The Primitive" was a very significant influence on early Twentieth Century art movements, especially Fauvism and Cubism. Artists were beginning to reject traditional painting ... t. The invention of the camera meant that people were now able to take photographs. This meant that artists would not necessarily need to be employed in order to paint rich people's portraits.The term ...

(2 pages) 155 3 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Salvador Dali

pain. Dali first began painting at the age of 10 and at the age of 12 he went on a vacation with an artistic family, the Pichots. Ramon Pichot was Dali's first role model when it came to painting, he ... on Pichot was Dali's first role model when it came to painting, he greatly influenced Dali with his artwork. Dali later attended the Municipal Drawing School, where he received his first formal traini ...

(3 pages) 137 3 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

What exactly was the reaissance period?

"reborn".The Italian renaissance is what historians call "the beginning of the modern world", in an art sense.This was a time when many people were gratified through their talents in art, literature a ... their talents in art, literature and architecture. These achievements influenced the future of many artists , art movements, philosophies and ideas through many centuries and all over the world.The be ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

How does the following five art movements including, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism and Pop-Art relate to each other? What impact did it have during the C20th?

The following five art movements have had an extensive impact during the C20th. They all connect somehow and have conti ... reements and disagreements with the various movements.Impressionism (1870-1910), was the first real art movement to occur during the C20th, also the first to break traditional conventions. Audiences r ... Impressionism focused on revealing light, surface and the tone of color and what was noticed on the artist's immediate visual view of a scene at any particular time of day. Some artists that were invo ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays

The Truth About Punk Rock: Defining a Culture

tion of society, a system of "politics of boredom" that began in the late 1960's as an alternative, artsy movement. Bands such as Velvet Underground and the Stooges created musically untalented preced ... ound and the Stooges created musically untalented precedents for the edgy kids of the raw, abstract art movements. A.S. Van Dorston describes these bands as "bored with the music scene and bored with ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The life of Vincent van Gough

when I am properly fed, and the paints are there, and the studio and all that. But have I set my heart on my work being a success? A thousand times no. I wish I could manage to make you really unders ... thousand times no. I wish I could manage to make you really understand that when you give money to artists, you are yourself doing an artist's work, and that I only want my pictures to be of such a q ...

(3 pages) 41 2 4.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

18th Century Art

18th Century Art and DesignDuring the 18th century the world made many historical changes that have affected our ... t century. The lifestyle throughout the 1700's has very defined characteristics that influenced the art and design that was produced in these times. Art and design was a prominent factor in the lifest ... e in the palace of Versailles rendered the decorative style of rococo which was popular until the start of the French Revolution when a desire to return to Roman and Greek inspired design led to the t ...

(4 pages) 158 1 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

What did Louis XIV hope to accomplish in his domestic and foreign policies? To what Extent did he succeed? Be specific in giving examples of his successes and failures

economy of France in one motion. By creating the city of Versailles and being a major patron of the arts, Louis was very influential on French culture. His costly wars and failures almost led to Franc ... ' cultural goals were a large success. He changed French trends and etiquette. He supported several art movements and artists by encouraging and financing them. France led Europe in the arts due to Lo ...

(2 pages) 4826 0 1.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Discuss the effects of the industrial revolution in Europe on the private dealer systems of art.

Private systems of art dealership have changed dramatically since their inception in Babylonian times (Shubik, Martin 2 ... during the industrial revolution in Europe in the 1800's. I will be discussing what the role of an art dealer is, how the modern art dealership system arose and how the industrial revolution influenc ... modern art dealership system arose and how the industrial revolution influenced the role of private art dealership systems in two ways. Firstly, it created a new middle class that had more expendable ...

(5 pages) 2097 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Art Essays