Art History

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  • Art History: Coney Island

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    Throughout art history, events that stain the fabric of history influence a plethora amount of masterpieces, whether they are tragic disasters, natural events, political movements, or any life-changing experiences. Art has the capability to prevent or provoke emotions, and make unexperienced scenes come to life. In our fortunate museum trip experience, we were able to appreciate an event we (the youth) would have never had the chance to physically undergo. In our situation, this was the Coney Island’s

  • The History Of Art Nouveau

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    Art Nouveau was an international style of modern art and promulgated the idea of art and design as part of everyday life, which I will explain in this essay. The aim is to understand and locate an object within a historical context by identifying the characteristics of the style and by writing a formal and contextual analysis of the object, to not only get a beter understanding of the object but the art movement as well. The Industrial Revolution brought about significant economic developments

  • Cheong Soo Pieng Art History

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    style of art alongside with 4 others. Being one of the few whom had more than 1 art styles and incorporating with both “Chinese ink and Western oil painting techniques” (book 4). Cheong was always “exploring on a wide range of possibilities of the various media of artistic expression and went on several overseas trips where the sights of daily lives as well as the picturesque landscapes of the tropical land, inspired him to create numerous different types of artworks throughout his entire art life.

  • The Elephant In The Art Room Analysis

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    The elephant in the Art room The mother the other Addressing the elephant in the Art room Linda Nochlin posed the question in her 1971 article “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? Arguing it was necessary to question “the unstated domination of white male subjectivity” that shaped the art historical canon; the article explored the reasons for the severe asymmetry of female to male artists throughout the course of art history. When examining western art as viewed through the canon one must

  • Renaissance Art Vs Ukiyo E Painting

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    Ukiyo-e, which literally means "pictures of the floating world," has become an increasingly popular art from 1603 to 1806. These Ukiyo-e painting sprang from the Buddhist ideology that joy is transient and only detachment from desire will bring true enlightenment. The The Renaissance Art and Ukiyo-e paintings are similar but there are more differences like culture, materials, and style. Culturally, Renaissance paintings were Christian and Ukiyo-e were Japanese. Materials, Renaissance artist used

  • Le Retour De Martine Guerre Analysis

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    In school, children are taught that history is made up of concrete facts, trusting the textbooks to give them accurate interpretations of what happened in the past. Essentially, these “facts” of history are the culmination of interpretations regarding sources, and the educated assumptions by historians. This contradicts the traditional view of history, which considers history to be a record of dates, and biographies, and fundamentally, an endless chain of cause and effect. Traditional views of historical

  • Essay On History And Memory In Mark Baker's The Fiftieth Gate

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    Although history is perceived to be more credible than memory, in actuality, both the former and the latter act as an interdependent and interconnected continuum in which they aid in the verification of the credibility of particular situations. However, even when working inextricably both have a void that can only be filled by imagination. Mark Baker through his biographical memoir The Fiftieth Gate exemplifies not only the abhorrence of genocide and the loss of innocence, but also the concept that

  • History: Equia And Suada

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    the subject of History. It was interesting to hear what was considered history. The main question, “What counts as evidence for history?” and “How many people are affected and to what extent?” It was said, anything that was not significant to the process to where we are today is not considered history. They did give us example on what was considered evidence and what was not. There was little time for any discussion about the qualifications of an event to be considered to be history. WC:98 You may

  • Benin Bronzes Analysis

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    and sculptures that were used to decorate the royal palace in the old kingdom of Benin, located around what is now southern Nigeria, and inhabited by the Bini people from around the eleventh century CE. The extract, from 'Great Benin: Its Customs, Art and Horrors' by Henry Ling Roth (1903),will be discussed, along with the specified plates from the AA100 Illustration Book, in order to better understand how, over the last century, European attitudes towards the bronzes have changed. Initially objects

  • Aristotle's Relationship Between Art And Reality

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    idealism...’ Flaubert, qtd in P. Bourdieu, The Rules of Art: Genesis and Structure of the Literary Field, trans. S. Manuel (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1995) The (im)possibility of mimetic representation has been debated for centuries. Discuss the relationship between art, representation and reality in reference to at least two thinkers. Plato makes a very clear statement on his ideas of the relationship between art and reality. For him art is imitation, he provides us with an example in