Essays Tagged: "Work of art"

A comparison of two different still lifes, in two periods. "Handsome Drinks" By Marsden Hartley and "Still Life with a Skull and a Writing Quill" By Pieter Claesz

differences, and similarities. I will attempt to explain the meaning and general feeling that each work of art gave me. I chose these because they caught my eye, and they had very intricate meanings ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

"The Tub" by Edgar Degas

dgar Degas The Tub my initial reaction wasnothing more then a sigh. But that interpretation of this work of art changed drastically after readingmore about Mr. Degas life, reasons for his works, and t ... life, reasons for his works, and the way he worked.He was able to completely devote him self to his work, because he had no desire for anymaterial goods. The way in which he created his art took long ...

(2 pages) 129 1 5.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Michelangelo's "The Last Judgement"

stayed up all night doing this paper. I hate it. a bit informal, could use more comparison to other worksMichelangelo was one of the greatest artists of all time. He excelled in architecture, sculptur ... ing grief, or endless torment. This is what makes "The Last Judgment" such a unique and exceptional work of art.In the spring of 1534, Michelangelo received a commission from Clement VII to paint "The ...

(7 pages) 310 0 4.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Divine Status - The accomplishments of Michelangelo and why he is truly one of the greatest artists of all time.

rge statue, towering above the thickness of the crowd. Stillunsatisfied and unable to recognize the work of art, you impatiently proceed toward thefront. You finally approach a rope enclosing the base ... r fingers over its fleshy surface to make sure it isreally carved of stone. Indeed it is. It is the work of Michelangelo Buonarroti, the greatestartist who ever lived.He was a sculptor, painter, poet, ...

(3 pages) 346 7 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Advertising and art

ective advertising is made possible by sculpture and painting. A formal definition of art is "For a work of art is the definition in comprehensible form of essential truth as the artist becomes aware ... f essential truth as the artist becomes aware of it in experience." A relationship arises between a work of art and the observer that is complex, intangible, and undemonstrable and varies greatly with ...

(10 pages) 365 0 2.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Chaos and Macbeth. A Tale of Two Theories

mely fate in the form of the three witches. The second suggests that there is no supernatural force working against Macbeth, which therefore makes him responsible for his own actions and inevitable do ... nsible for his own actions and inevitable downfall. It must be remembered that Macbethis a literary work of art, and as a peice of art is open to many different interpretations, none of them right and ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Reports discussing "My Antonia's points" by Villa Cather

It also hints at the Hellenic, to a large extent pastoral tone the novel will be set in. A pastoral work retreats to an ideal rural setting. Jim Burden not only goes back to the prairie, but more impo ... and Ántonia, to illustrate these issues, and show why they make this book such a delightful work of art.My Ántonia is told from the point of view of Willa Cather's fictional friend, Jim ...

(4 pages) 77 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Who is your favorite artist?A short summary of my favorite artist Leonardo DaVinchi.

hink that there is better now, but I saw better. My favorite Mona Lisa, why because it looks like a work of art no dout about it. But the one he drew on the wall is beautiful The 12 Apoclesos the thin ... t if they have not yet. One of my other favorite is The Second Giaconda. I just want to see all his works of arts but that would never happen. But if it did I would spend so much time just looking at ...

(1 pages) 98 0 4.1 Jun/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

creativity theories: skinner vs. maslow

reative are gifted in whatever they do.Creativity occurs within a person and results in an original work of art. The individual goes through a process that leads up to his creativity, and therefore sh ... production of creativity. Creativity is generated within an individual because of these components working towards opening up the individual's innovative side. This, in turn, will cause the individua ...

(12 pages) 456 2 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Art Criticism on Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night

ight is probably his most famous painting. Instantly recognizable because of its unique style, this work has been the subject of poetry, fiction, CD-ROMs as well as the well known song "Vincent" or "S ... 92cm and dates to around June of 1889. There are many visible objects incorporated into this great work of art. The painting includes an 11 star and crescent moon filled night sky, a mountainous back ...

(4 pages) 247 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Imitation; Truthful or Deceptive? The concept of art to Plato and Aristotle

iety, while Aristotle tries to develop a method of inquiry to determine the merits of an individual work of art. It is interesting to note that these two disparate notions of art are based upon the sa ... cipant in the process. The artist is a maker, selecting certain details, excluding others, giving a work its particular, purposed shape, not a deceitful copy. Where the historian is obsessed with abso ...

(7 pages) 227 1 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

How a work of art appears in person rather then as a computer reproduction.

As I began this assignment of investigating how a work of art appears in person rather then as a computer reproduction, I ran across a fairly large pr ... he museum and opened my notes, I discovered that I was missing the information on which specific artwork I had chosen. Rather than leave the museum and return home to find the information, I decided t ... a life size marble statue of a boy with his hands tying something around his head. I approached the work of art, which was perched on a platform about three feet high and was completely open to the pu ...

(4 pages) 467 8 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Abstracted work of art vs. a total abstraction, specifically "Girl in Window" vs. "For the Light" [Written in N.Y.C. on 12/02]

for colors, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential " - Vassily Kandinsky. An abstract work of art could even have many meanings and create a different feeling for in each individual. Whe ... d even have many meanings and create a different feeling for in each individual. Whether or not the work is totally abstract or just abstracted, all of these approaches are very interesting and usuall ...

(3 pages) 85 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Comparing piece of art to America

a very relative creation. Our society applies their own experiences and sentiments to understand a work of art. The Waterlilies by Claude Monet needs no detailed description as to what it is portrayi ... uccessful life in America is finished by stepping into an airport. Do they not realize all the hard work, constant struggles and perseverence required to live through a single day?Life is not easy any ...

(1 pages) 58 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Leonardo Da Vinci - a man before his time......

use I read about him and I got very interested in his personality, thoughts, ideas, inventions, and work of art. Also I wanted people to get to know him because Da Vinci is a very unique person. In ad ... n addition, he gathered a lot of knowledge to invent, study, draw, and love. Moreover Da Vinci's artwork is very detailed that you can feel the picture is alive when you look at it. Besides, Leonardo ...

(5 pages) 255 2 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The film Witness with Harrison Ford.

WitnessJust as in paintings or drawings, the point of view of any work of art can drastically affect the way that artwork is interpreted, developed, and characterized ...

(2 pages) 67 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Usage of the terms 'image', 'art' and 'artists' and the Medieval and Early Modern periods.

a person or organization. 3. a simile or metaphor. 4. the representation of a person or thing in a work of art or literature. There are also other meanings but these are unimportant to this essay. It ... what artists are conveying to us through their art. The word art is described as 1. the creation of works of beauty or other special significance. 2. works of art collectively. 3. human creativity as ...

(5 pages) 94 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

El Greco's "View Of Toledo".

As a student of art history, going to a museum is the only way to fully experience a work of art. By looking at a painting or a sculpture in a book or on a slide, one cannot fully exper ... that appear in View of Toledo. His depiction of the cathedral and all that surrounds it makes this work a romantic, yet stark dramatic view of his city."A visible and tangible artwork is a kind of pe ... event. One or more artists made it at a certain time in a specific place." This lies true for every work of art that is known to man, including El Greco's View of Toledo.Domenikos Theotokopoulos (El G ...

(5 pages) 138 0 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Description of Pisa, Italy.

he CathedralThe plan of the Cathedral is a Latin cross, but the interior of the church is as much a work of art as the outside, rich with precious decorations and works created by important artists of ... has no equal."The BaptisteryThe Baptistery, a lovely circular building, contains the most important work of art in Pisa--a hexagonal marble pulpit built by Nicola Pisano, father of Giovanni. The pulpi ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A thematic analysis of "Citizen Kane" .

superb stylistic achievement, it would not be enduring art. What makes "Citizen Kane" such a great work of art, is Welles' dedication to detail to insure that every frame, every noise, and every look ... his mid-twenties at the time, weaved together powerful performances, impressive lighting and camerawork, stunning sets, and sophisticated sound design to support the point of the movie.In order to re ...

(5 pages) 197 1 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis