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Ancient Art

Both are clearly made of very different materials. The Head of a Roman Patrician is carved from marble and is thus a three dimensi...

Paint and Art

one author that Hubert is "Credited with inventing oil painting" and "was so idolizes for his discovery that his right arm was pre...

The Art of Alice Neel

and the paintbrush she holds. Small touches of red in her face and in the shadows of her neck and legs, punch up the contrast of ...

Painter Lee Krasner

works than the colossal The Eye is the First Circle (about 93" x 191" or about eight by sixteen feet), for example. Here her art...

Fayum Portraits

as to whether or not they actually resembled the deceased to any greater degree. Analyses of the paintings shows that they are oft...

Art History Questions

content, concept and style of art used during another chosen time in history. Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) was one of the...

Female Canon Defined

obvious that Beauvoir had developed a distinctly feminist philosophy and outlook on history, which startled the reading audience i...

Art from Classical,, Romanesque, Gothic, and Early Renaissance Periods

As Adams indicates, the archaic smile is now gone and stylization has decreased. Another marked change involved the materials used...

History of Chinese Art

is suspected that zhuan script came into existence due to the oracles significantly irregular patterns and overabundance of charac...

Impressionism/Music & Art

not explicitly intended to depict any concrete object or situation, but rather seeks to create a "mood or atmosphere," which elici...

Questions on Art History

narratives can take on many themes for many different reasons. Perhaps there is a very exciting artwork around which one wants to...

Rise of Modern Art

(Modern Art Movements, 2008). Impressionist painters, such as Manet, Claude Monet and Edgar Degas, preferred to paint outside, w...

Artist Pieter Aertsen According to Charlotte Houghton

the foreground. While the sight of a butcher shop would be quite familiar to Antwerp citizens, Houghton points out that prior to "...

The Stone Carvers by Jane Urquhart

"a perfect bell, with a perfect pitch" calling worshipers to mass (11). On arriving in Canada, Father Gstir simply changes the loc...

Kamakuran Period Art of Japan

In ten pages this paper discusses the style and development of Kamakuran Period art in a consideration of Buddhism, priests, spiri...

Pope and Nobleman Renaissance Art Distinctions

In eight pages this paper contrasts and compares Renaissance art in terms of the similarities and differences between noblemen and...

Wilde's Dorian Gray and Art

In a paper consisting of 3 pages the relationship between life and art as reflected in the novel is considered in terms of the onl...

Comparison/Contrast: Art: Harmensz, Velazquez, and Hals

face and bust, with no other activity taking place, as the background is very dark and inconsequential, it is clearly a portrait. ...

Two Paintings from the Wadsworth Antheneum Museum of Art

rich with character. Apparently Courbet was from a very wealthy family and yet this picture presents him very much as a common man...

David Bailey, Photographer

as one of the principal influences and inspirations on him as an artist ("David Bailey, Biography"). According to Bailey, "The fir...

Self Portrait of Henry James in The Portrait of a Lady

In ten pages this report discusses how the characterizations within the novel The Portrait of a Lady actually represents a portrai...

Portrait Comparison Between Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres and Francisco Goya

In five pages this paper compares Ingres's Comtesse DHaussonville portrait with Goya's portraits of Don Pedro, Duque De Osuna. Fi...

Wilde's and Dickens' Ideas of Traditional Families

the world. This may be a critical look, on the part of Wilde, at the realities of the traditional family which presumes it is the ...

Paintings of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres and Diego Velazquez

at the artist who is painting them. From these perspectives we can see that much of both paintings, in terms of presentation of...

Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century History, Europe, and the Norton Simon Museum

In many ways we see, in the painting in the Norton Simon Museum, how there are timeless subjects in the world of painting. For exa...

Review of "Delivering the Goods - The Art of Managing Your Supply Chain" by Damon Schechter and Gordon Sander

this book takes on an interesting perspective, instead of trying to see logistics and supply chain management are separate issues ...

Rebranding a Museum

and special displays. The MMAH permanent collection includes a wide variety of works representing many cultures and eras. Among th...

The Culture, History and Artistry of Black America

vision, no true identity, and certainly does not connect with his African American culture. His mother, however, changes some o...

Modification of the Body

In a paper consisting of 20 pages body modification is examined in terms of psychology and history with elective amputation, scari...

Cimabue and Duccio or 'Madonna Enthroned' Times Two

in society Introduction One way that art history has been studied is to trace the development of the realistic portrayal of the h...