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Pablo Picasso Dimensional Space
1,417 wordsThough the backbone of art was formed by academies that graduated classical artists, some of the most influential artists broke away from such academies to change the rules. Impressionists, led by Claude Monet, formed a group of artists originally rejected from the academies to paint in their own "objective reality. " They painted art as sifted through their senses; taking into account the environment's affect on an object or placing the focus on everyday activity, the impressionists helped rede...
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Century B C 5 Th Century
1,789 wordsThe portals to immortality-Greek Grave Steles To us who live in modern times the 'melancholic look' that we find in the sculpture of cemeteries throughout the world is something we take for granted. Although its authenticity has been lost to us, this so-called look can be traced back to 5 th century Greek funerary sculpture. For us it is only natural to associate such a look with death. However, as the above verse elaborates, the Greeks viewed death somewhat differently from the way we do. To th...
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Century B C Gods And Goddesses
1,467 wordsGreek art is a very important in the upper paleolithic period. Art objects and artifacts are important sources of information about civilization prior to written history. The number of artworks lost because of their impermanence can only be imagined, since many were created by using organic materials subject to destruction by fire, flood, and decay. By comparison, objects made from metal or stone are more likely to survive The Aegean basin was a center of artistic activity from early times see A...
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Marcel Duchamp Salvador Dali
1,680 wordsMarcel Duchamp Nude Descending Staircase 1912 Marcel Duchamp, born 1887 and died in 1968, was a modernist artist. His painting, Nude Descending Staircase No. 2 was painted in 1912 using oil on canvas with a dimension of 58 x 35 inches in size. It was first exhibited at the New York Armory Show in 1913, where it aroused great controversy, and is now kept at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the Louise and Walter Arsenberg collection. Duchamp was influenced by the increasing trend of artists disco...
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Twenty Four Six Percent
1,175 wordsThe Athenian vase can be identified as a red-figure Type B Kylix. The height of the vase vacillates between 12. 1 and 12. 3 centimeters, and the diameter of the foot is roughly 12. 5 centimeters. Whereas the diameter of the mouth varies between 33. 1 and 33. 5 centimeters, the diameter with handles is close to 41. 5 centimeters. The vase is completely restored, a condition in which pieces on the body of the vase are glued back together. The bottom of the foot is decorated with subsidiary ornamen...
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Works Of Art Roman Culture
1,640 wordsThe Ludovisi Sarcophagus Introduction Peoples history has been always connected with their culture. Every culture reflects the life, customs and traditions of people that create it. Examination of the works of art of different cultures or the cultures belonging to the same nation gives an opportunity to trace the historical events, the development of civilization. In this work we will examine the Ludovisi Sarcophagus The Ludovisi Sarcophagus shows us the late antique themes of imperial Roman cul...
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Demoiselles D Avignon Les Demoiselles D
1,459 wordsLes Demoiselles d Avignon: The End of the Classical Style Classical artists will always be remembered for building the foundations of art. However, there were many revolutionary artists after their time that revolutionized art into what it is today. Impressionists, led by Claude Monet, formed a group of artists originally rejected from the academies to paint in their own objective reality. They painted art as sifted through their senses; taking into account the environments affect on an object o...
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Attention To Detail Human Body
1,432 wordsLucian Freud Master of The Flesh Lucian Freud, born grandson to Austrian Psychologist Sigmund Freud, was an English painter known and highly appreciated for his ability to render the human body with such technical precision. He was born in Berlin in 1922, and still lives today. He emigrated to England with his family as a child. He began to receive training at the Central School of Art in London, the East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing in Dedham, and Goldsmiths College in London between ...
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