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National Museum of African Art

this series, while painted in the late nineteenth century, looks very much as if it were from the Byzantine era. The site gives th...

Virtual Art Museum Tour: African Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

the author also, properly, offers the website of the Metropolitan Museum of Art so that the visitor to this site can go directly t...

Pros and Cons of a National Museum of Women in the Arts

CONSTITUENCY One can imagine that the primary audience or constituency will likely be female supporters. Indeed, there will also...

Galleries and Exhibits of the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of American Art

In two pages this review considers the Renwick Gallery's history and purpose in this gallery and exhibit overview. There is no bi...

The Modern Museum and the Significance in Defining African American Art

works signed by a famous artist. Rather, the visitor is exposed to the artifacts that suggest what life was and is like to African...

Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Madina Islamic Art Collection

Greater Iran. This cup is "Silver, gilded, chased and punched" and measures "3 7/8 x 4 5/8 in. (9.84 x 11.75 cm)" (Los Angeles Cou...

Denver Art Museum's Lakota Man's Necklace

In five pages this paper analyzes this 1920s' art piece in a consideration of composition including repetition, symmetry, and colo...

Art of China Featured at LACMA

their writing was essential pictorial, but did allow for the expression of abstract ideas. Warfare with neighboring areas was a w...

20th Century Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

both sides of the border throughout the Southwest. Here, the boxcar is a solid black shape that fills almost the entire area of th...

The “Sensation” Art Show, Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1999

stuff "winning rather than off-putting," noting that he is an "equal-opportunity elephant-dung employer," using it to make support...

Brooklyn Museum of Art's Lee Krasner

In five pages this paper considers painter Lee Krasner within the context of her observation 'The key is what is within the artist...

Boston Museum of Fine Arts' Oceania

present themselves from this type of construction is to realize that any type of artwork may be perceived differently from the tim...

Period Art Describes After a Trip to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art II

Japanese, African, Roman, and Greek works of art are discussed in this reaction paper to a trip taken to the Metropolitan Museum o...

Ritual and Museums

which is that the exhibits are intended to facilitate the "growth" and "learning" of the visitors (Virtual tour, 2004). The first...

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...

Galleries and Wings of a Trip to New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art Described V

An exhibit reaction paper of two pages considers the various African, Asian, Greek, and Roman wings and galleries of NYC's Metropo...

MoMA Exhibits

space" spread over several buildings (About MoMA - Museum history, 2007). One of these, the "Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Educatio...

Art Collector Catharine Lorillard Wolfe

Museum of Art (History). In 1887, Wolfe personally began the Mets European painting department by leaving her extensive collection...

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...

Overview of the Kimball Museum

serve to offer a very strong visual foundation for the rounded linear shapes of the building. There are also powerful pieces of ar...

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...

Art and Public Funding Controversy

("Art on Trial," 2006). The Court would also issue the injunction as it believed that, after the case would be fully litigated, it...

Brickwork of Pennsylvania's Palmer Museum of Art

frontelevation2, one can see the powerful structural design of the building. There are strong high archways that are within a pitc...

Transformations of Hagia Sophia

second fire, it was reconstructed yet again by Justinian I (Justinian the Great) during the sixth century. Due in large part to J...

Rebranding a Museum

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

Greek and Egyptian Art

In six pages this paper examines Egyptian and Greek pieces of art that are currently displayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art i...

Metropolitan Museum of Art and 4 Works

as far as the lips are concerned. In terms of the facial structure and general features, and the sculpture as a whole, it seems to...

Society and American Pop Art

In five pages this paper examines pop art as featured at New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art in terms of history and th...

Yinka Shonibare/A Flying Machine for Every Man, etc.

of Shonibares characters via their clothing. While Victorian in style, the design for the wax fabrics originated in the Dutch colo...

Four Examples of Greek Art

This gravestone was produced in marble and dates from the between 450 and 440 BC. While the little girls face is both composed and...