Essays Tagged: "art students league"

Frederic Remington, the last painter of the Wild West.

Born October 4, 1861, in Canton, New York, Frederic Remington was one of the last major artists to record the swiftly fading Wild West as an illustrator and painter. In 1881 he left to wan ... he left to wander the west. For a time, he worked as a cowboy, but he left in 1886 to study at the Art Students League in New York. However, he still continued to visit the West. He received his firs ... a new dimension to his works.During the Spanish-American War, Remington went to Cuba to serve as an artist and correspondent. He supplied illustrations for magazines and periodicals but longed to retu ...

(1 pages) 38 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

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

This is a pretty direct essay about Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder was born on July 22, 1898 in Lawnton, Pennsylvania. He had an artistic upbringing, as his father and grandfather were sculptures as well. Both of his parents went ... d grandfather were sculptures as well. Both of his parents went to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine arts. Despite Calder's artistic upbringing, he didn't go immediately to art. He first studied mechan ... degree in 1919. However, his engineering life wasn't going very well, so in 1923 he enrolled at the Art Students League in New York City. It was there where he found his greatest inspiration, John Slo ...

(1 pages) 51 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Comparison of Jackson Pollack, Willem De Koonig and Mark Rothko in the modern era

s a leader of the abstract expressionist movement. He was born in Cody, Wyoming, and studied at the Art Students League in New York City with Thomas Hart Benton. Pollock spent several years traveling ... e late 1930s and early 1940s he worked in New York City on the Work Projects Administration Federal Art Project. His early paintings, in the naturalistic style of Benton, depict the American scene rea ...

(7 pages) 101 0 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe

family, the second of seven siblings. Her childhood farm life in the Midwest greatly influenced her art and her later life; she would never be as comfortable living in cities.When O'Keeffe was sixteen ... ing in cities.When O'Keeffe was sixteen, the family moved to Williamsburg, Virginia, where she took art classes for the first time and was recognized as a talented student. Two years later, she studie ...

(6 pages) 71 1 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

An Account Of The Production History Of The Fleischer Brothers Studios

ded another brother Joe who would later contribute to the Fleischer's success.Max Fleischer studied art at Cooper Union and the Art Students League and began his commercial career as an artist and car ... nd began producing some of the most innovating films of the time including some of the first sound cartoons.By 1929 Max and Dave had formed the Fleischer Studios to produce cartoons for Paramount Pict ...

(4 pages) 20 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Peter Max

is family travelled to the Tibetan mountain camp at the foothills of the Himalayas, which was the start of many of his travels around the world, stimulating his mind and imagination.It was in Israel w ... els around the world, stimulating his mind and imagination.It was in Israel where Peter are studied art with a Viennese Fauve painter also where he developed a love and fascination for astronomy.Final ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Jackson Pollock - "Jack the Dripper"

Jackson Pollack is a man who contributed to the world of art by creating an entirely new form of art, abstract expressionism. Abstract expressionism is creat ... ct expressionism. Abstract expressionism is creating art in a completely abstract manner, using the artist's mood to do the painting. Jackson Pollock did not always paint this way though. He started s ... s interested in Mexican muralist painters such as Orozco, Riviera, and Siqueiros, and in different parts of surrealism. By the year 1940, Jackson was painting in a completely abstract manner. This is ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Roy Lichtenstein

-Roy Lichtenstein was an American pop art painter, graphic artist, and sculptor, and he was best known for his comic-strip art. He worked ... ichtenstein was born in New York City in 1923. In 1939- 1940 he studied under Reginald Marsh at the Art Students' League, New York, and 1940-1943 at Ohio State University, Columbus, where he completed ... 1943 at Ohio State University, Columbus, where he completed his studies with an M.A.(Master of Fine Arts). Between those two periods of study he did his military service in Europe. Between 1949 and 19 ...

(3 pages) 27 0 1.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Robert Smithson and analysis of two of his works

Spiral Jetty, 1970,Mud, salt crystals and rock.Partially Buried Woodshed, 1970,Woodshed and earthRobert Smithson was an American artist, famous main ... s land art, born in 1938 in Passaic, New Jersey. He studied painting and drawing in New York at the Art Students League. His artworks were influenced by beef cake magazines, pop art and science fictio ... ake magazines, pop art and science fiction. However, in 1964 Smithson took at different approach to art, joining the art form of minimalism. Through this and his writings, Smithson became interested i ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts