Essays Tagged: "Modernist"

Gerhard Richter's Abstract Painting

id Friederich (1774-1840), a leading German Romanic landscape painter. Richter became interested in Modernist painting, and soon realized the political climate in East Germany advocated only the style ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

How the internet has changed time and space, from a modernist perspective.

in the development of the Internet, which has changed space and time in ways which citizens of the Modernist era could scarcely have imagined.The mid to late nineteenth century was a time of major up ... a could scarcely have imagined.The mid to late nineteenth century was a time of major upheaval. The Modernist era brought innovations such as the telephone, radio, steam train and electric light, whic ...

(12 pages) 373 0 4.1 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Is Jean Anouilh's Antigone a tragedy or a triumph? This is an assessment of the tragic and trimphant elements within the play 'Antigone'

cles' version of the novel, which was written in 442 B.C.E and performed in Ancient Greece. It is a modernist play, which has the effect of highlighting the importance of the themes of the play and le ... ose function is to tell the story; they show an awareness of the play as theatre, making Antigone a modernist play. One of the advantages of this is that they can interact directly with the audience a ...

(18 pages) 83 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Modernist Impasse.

Modernist Impasse, Christian OpportunityIn today's society it's all about "doing your own thing" whi ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Comparison of the Met and Guggenheim Museum New York

the other. The Metropolitan Museum is the epitome of neo-Classical style while the Guggenheim is a modernist powerhouse. Each museum serves the same purpose: displaying humanity's greatest achievemen ... re is a stepped in section that is perhaps designed to hold a sculpture. The south façade is modernist and contrasts the classical style of the rest of the museum (picture 18). It is composed o ...

(7 pages) 142 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Modernism in "A Lost Lady" vs "Passing".

e essence of a person lingers in one's memory even long after that person has gone away. In the two modernist novels, A Lost Lady and Passing, the authors were both concerned with that indispensable p ... ory to Stein's approach to modernism. However, both authors include the issues that were considered modernist to maintain the feeling of realism in their books. Using the issues at hand, I feel that C ...

(8 pages) 33 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Hurston. This paper gives examples of how she is a modernistand how she is part of the Harlem Renaissance period.

ting on folklore. In her story Their Eyes Were Watching God, there are many examples of her being a modernist. Hurston is part of the Harlem Renaissance period, she writes how truth arises out of circ ...

(3 pages) 51 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Assess the importance of the British Documentary Movement and its influence on 'realism' within British Cinema.

m'.The work of Grierson with the Empire Marketing Board Film Unit (1927-33), argues Ian Aitken, was modernist and aesthetically experimental. To back this up, he employed the likes of Len Lye, Norman ...

(2 pages) 66 2 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Architecture of Transition and Production of Meaning

Transition in a social sense is a change from one system into another.Globally, the modernist paradigm changed to the post-modern with the disappearance of central authorities, univers ... ary, it sought 'the completion' of the modern movement.Education was based upon the concepts of the modernist tradition of the 1930s, when the so-called Zagreb School was an active part of the Europea ...

(14 pages) 91 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Middle Ages

us and it. To give no credit or to call it a "sterile age" is a distorted, ignorant viewpoint of a modernist that seesnothing good of the past and is stuck on the present and things that affect the p ...

(3 pages) 136 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Dilsey's Easter Conversion in Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury

ulkner scholars have agreed over the years that the structure of The Sound and the Fury follows the Modernist "mythical method." Much as the Odyssey gives form and sequence to Joyce's Ulysses, episode ...

(12 pages) 33 0 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Santa Barbara Museum of Art Report (for Art Appreciation class)

twork that is so ancient was a treat. The other special exhibit was a tribute to a pair of American modernist photographers of which they had a portion of their print collection on display which I did ...

(2 pages) 77 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Thoughts on Modernism

om a humanist standpoint through various new artistic strategies.To observe the results of this new Modernist approach on art in a chronological order is to be able to identify a sort of symbolic date ... hope that artistic visionaries of today can succeed in their expression such as the artists of the Modernist era succeeded.Works CitedWitcombe, Christopher L.C.E. Art for Art's Sake. 2002http://witco ...

(5 pages) 120 0 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Araby by James Joyce

relate the setting and Joyce's sub-textual meaning, it will be described later in the essay.Being a modernist writer, Joyce writes with a pessimistic undertone that modernists see as the inevitable en ... ryone. In 'Araby', he uses a young child still caught in the state of childhood innocence to show a modernist's version of the "coming of age." This "coming of age" is the point in everyone's life, ch ...

(5 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Abstract Expressionism.

Abstract Expressionism.Abstract Expressionism emerged in New York City and was the foremost modernist direction of the 1940s and 1950s, producing the most daring, adventurous, and forceful art ...

(2 pages) 51 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays


sm or deconstruction, most theories maintained that the meaning of a text could be found. They held modernist views regarding the world which were later challenged by poststructuralists, deconstructio ... ere is not only one truth, and thus there is no ultimate reality.1960s thinkers that challenged the modernist belief in objective reality:Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Jean-François Lyotard ...

(3 pages) 130 1 4.1 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

"Modernist styles such as impressionism, post impressionism, cubism and expressionism challenged conventional ideas in art making and the ways in which art was thought about

"Modernist styles such as impressionism, post impressionism, cubism and expressionism challenged conv ... o's achievements are incomparable, as are his contribution to the changing art world.In conclusion, Modernist styles, especially Impressionism and Cubism, challenged conventional ideas in art making a ... endeavors to destroy an equation of the visible world with pictorial representation. However, each Modernist style and its respective artists was important in challenging traditions in art, as each m ...

(11 pages) 123 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Analyse and assess the contribution of feminist research to our understanding of society. (40 Marks) January 2003

ce in society. Women were quite invisible. They didn't appear in the ideologies developed by theses modernist theorists.Feminists believe sociology adapts male perspectives and marginalizes the role o ...

(4 pages) 58 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The modern theme of "Emperor of Ice Cream

When we look at Wallace Stevens poetry , it is very easy to identify Stevens being a Modernist. Stevens' works match with Modernist thought much more than Frost's. He is completely Mode ...

(1 pages) 3204 0 4.2 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Global trade note 1750-1914

s ad those who fail to participate in this great rivalry will play a pitiable role in time to come."Modernist response to imperialism: J.A. Hobson send the rush to acquire colonies was due to economic ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History