Essays Tagged: "history of art"

The Two Camps of Modern Art is about the two main schools of thought in art history from 1945 - current

t which new artists are now tackling, in unpredictable ways; Modern Art. There is an analogy to the history of art. Modernism in art marks a point before which painters set about representing the worl ... Harrison, and Paul Wood, Art in TheoryPublished by Blackwell Publishing CompanyStokstad, (1999) Art HistoryPublished by Harry N Abrams, Incorporated, New YorkLawrence D. Steefel, Jr., The Position of ...

(8 pages) 132 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Ambition and Architecture Compares layout and motivations behind Egyptian and Roman architecture.

Ambition and ArchitectureThroughout history, man has built. Architecture, whether it is monumental or not, carries an important role in ... ples of architecture designed to convey the power and authority of a ruler are found throughout the history of art. Examples include The Forum of Trajan in Rome and the Mortuary Precinct of Zoser in E ...

(8 pages) 124 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays


hat made him so famous and at the same time controversial.Among Picasso's many contributions to the history of art, his most important include pioneering the modern art movement called cubism, inventi ... - the famous Armory Show - which caused a sensation. The Cubist was a movement that transformed the history of twentieth-century art. And, as we say, Cubism -- after Picasso -- the world never looked ...

(7 pages) 231 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

This paper is about the life and theories of renowned Socioliogist, Karl Marx. It summarizes his life from childhood until his death.

ttendance at the University of Bonn, enrolling in classes such as Greek and Roman mythology and the history of art. During this time, he spent a day in jail for being drunk and disorderly. This was th ... ef figure was Bruno Bauer, a lecturer in theology who thought that the Gospels were not a record of history but that they came from "human fantasies arising from man's emotional needs" and he also hyp ...

(9 pages) 146 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This essay tells you all the reasons for why the Parthenon is a special example of a Greek Temple, during the greek classical period.

History of ArtIn what ways was the Parthenon an unusual example of a temple in Greece of the 5th cen ... This is what I will try to do in this essay, with the help of what we know now about the political history in Greece of that time.The first thing that you notice about the Parthenon as a temple, isn' ...

(4 pages) 87 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The most effective way to understand contemporary culture is to analyze the trends of its youth.

When we have a retrospect over our history of art and literary, we can always find those virtuosos, though might not have been famous u ...

(2 pages) 60 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

A analysis of the paintings of Fra Angelico

Throughout the entire history of art, many of the most beautiful paintings in the world happened in the period known as th ... ra Angelico died in Rome in 1455, it is unsure of the exact year of his birth. Some analysis of are history believe that he died at the age of 68, meaning he was born in 1347, but no one is certain (L ...

(13 pages) 89 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Friendship and Love: Aristotle's View vs Plato's

Throughout the history of art, literature, and theater, the themes of friendship and love have been the most preval ...

(8 pages) 174 2 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Michelangelo Bounarroti his life and work

Michelangelo Bounarroti is considered one of the most talented creators in the history of art. As a sculptor, painter, architect, and poet, he exerted a tremendous influence on hi ...

(5 pages) 91 1 2.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Characteristics of Romanticism in the History of Art.

Characteristics of Romanticism in the History of Art.To characterise Romanticism within the fine arts one must consider the historical bac ...

(6 pages) 139 0 2.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Michelangelo: The Architect.

Michelangelo Buonarroti, arguably one of the most inspired creators in the history of art in the Italian High Renaissance. As a sculptor, architect, painter, and poet, he exer ...

(6 pages) 100 0 4.5 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Paul Gauguin: "Agony in the Garden".

ing in itself is the direct use of the title "Agony in the Garden", with numerous precedents in the history of art; the theme of agony in the garden typically represents Christ after the Last Supper a ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Compare attitudes towards the nude and discuss, with reference to Cabanel's 'Venus' and Manet's 'Olympia', whether or not they offer an adequate response.

lympia" (fig. 2).The nude in art has been a consistent theme and subject for artists throughout the history of art, be it religious art or portraiture, the human form has always fascinated mankind . H ... ; GOMBRICH, E.H.- The Story of Art- Phaidon-1995· HAWKSLEY, Lucinda (and Others) - Essential History of Art- Parragon- 2001· HARRIS, Nathaniel- The Life And Works Of Manet- Parragon- 199 ...

(10 pages) 60 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Rembrandt's Art

as a Dutch Painter, draftsmen, and etcher during the 17th Century. He was considered a giant in the history of art. His paintings are known for their lavish brushwork, rich color, and a mastery of chi ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.6 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


DADA AND SURREALISM History of Art ITT Technical Institute Ms. Browning Written by: Jesse Burns January 28, 2002 The top ... such as Constructivism, Letterism, Fluxus, Pop- and Op-art, Conceptual art, and Minimalism.(6) The history, the influence, the importance, and the artists of the Dada and Surrealist movements will al ... bably not even worth the penny that is taped to it.Bibliography 1. Adams, Laurie Schnieder (1994) A History of Western Art Madison, Wisconsin 2. Farber III, George (2002) Conversations with artist B.F ...

(16 pages) 61 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ludwig Von Beethoven

rn in a small village, Atzgersdorf near Vienna on September 19, 1901, Ludwig studied philosophy and history of art at the University of Innsbruck and University of Vienna. (LUDWIG VON Bertalanffy) Stu ... nt subjects. He was fond of studying theoretical, practical and experimental aspects of philosophy, history, psychiatry, biology and other related disciplines. After getting his doctoral degree, he ta ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


or royal figures. The stly of realism has been around for a very long time and is a big part of the history of art and will remain an important aspect for many years to come. Carravagio worked ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Picasso and Braque: Revolutionizing Tradition

r views. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque were two influential artists who opened up a new phase in history of art. Their way of looking at the exterior world, the means they used of recording their i ... g marks a turning point in the career of Picasso and, moreover, the beginning of a new phase in the history of art. The squatting figures on the right of the canvas is the embodiment of Picasso?s most ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Henrik Ibsen Plot Summaries

Hedda GablerCharactersJörgen Tesman, the holder of a University Fellowship in cultural historyMrs. Hedda Tesman, his wifeMiss Juliane Tesman, his auntMrs. ElvstedMr. Brack, a judgeEjlert ... me years of an active social life she has married Jørgen Tesman, who has a fellowship in the history of art. He has been brought up by his two aunts, Julle and Rina, and is now hoping for a cha ...

(9 pages) 1486 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Michelangelo: Book Review

Michelangelo Buonarroti was arguably one of the most inspirational creators in the history of art in the Italian High Renaissance (1492-1520). He was a sculptor, architect, painter, a ...

(7 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists