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Late 19 Th Century Edgar Degas
1,208 wordsMary Cassatt was a strong and opinionated feminist, as well as a talented artist who changed her styles significantly through as her interests changed. A. Schooling -- -- Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia IV. Cassatt's Influences and Her Changes in Style 3. impressionistic styles and theories 2. examples of people who were part of the movement B. Japanese (drypoint) and its theories B. Why she painted the subjects she did VII. The Publics Opinion of Her not well appreciated back ...
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Left Arm Degas Painting
395 wordsUpon first impression one might see a nude as merely the representation of sexual desire. This is true in the instance of the Venus Anadyomne painted by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (plate 1), a typical representation of the nude in the mid-to-late 1800 s. However, in the case of Edgar Degas, whose nudes are often sensually portrayed, the sexual nature of the nude is not the only message of the painting. Carol M. Armstrong said, the female nude has been linked... to what we call, inadequately, ...
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Photographic Influence On Degas Work
1,594 wordsWhat, if any impact did photography play in the role of arts evolution, in particular, what impact did photography have in the works of the impressionist painters. Two obviously conflicting opinions arise through texts by Aaron Scharf and Kirk Vanerdoe. Scharf argues that the impact of snapshot photography and the invention and wide distribution of portable cameras had a significant influence on the works of the painter Degas. Vanerdoe takes the opportunity to question what makes an influence si...
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20 Th Century Manet Paintings
1,743 wordsMuch of the art of Manet reflects the developments going on in Paris in the 1860 s and 1870 s. The rebuilding of Paris was being supervised by Baron Haussmann, as much of the old medieval centre of the city was being destroyed so that the new city could be rebuilt. In his book "The painting of modern life" TJ Clark argues that modern art of the 20 th century evolves from the art produced by Manet during this period of great change in Paris. Manet's scenes of Parisian cafes, bars and streets refl...
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19 Th Century Impressionist Movement
1,276 words... forms to teach ethical lessons through historic, mythological, and Biblical themes. This convention, drawn from ancient Greek and Roman art, featured idealized images. Symmetrical compositions, hard outlines, and meticulously smooth paint surfaces characterised academic paintings. In spite of the Academy's power, signs of artistic and political discontent had been seen long before 1874. The early- and mid- 19 th century was a time of political instability in France. Between 1830 and 1850, th...
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Claude Monet Edgar Degas
1,430 wordsImpressionism was the most important Art movement of the nineteenth century, having a great influence on the development of Modern Art. The name impressionism itself comes from a painting Impression sunrise created by Claude Monet (a member of the group) being influenced by Japanese Art 1863 was considered to be the start of Impressionism. However the name of the group did not appear until 1874, when the first exhibition was held. Impressionism consisted of landscapes, seascapes, snow scenes, ba...
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Claude Monet Industrial Revolution
1,995 words"The Impressionists were subjective painters, who looked at nature in their own individual ways. The results were, hardly surprisingly, very different, when we consider the divergent styles of say Monet, Degas, Renoir, Gauguin, and Seurat. Perhaps the greatest achievement of Impressionism was to capture the effect of real sunlight on canvas. It is possibly this that made their pictures the most popular, and the most expensive, of the 20 th century. " Impressionism began in the late 1800 s in Fra...
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Late Nineteenth Century Edgar Degas
718 wordsThe impressionist age was a time of artistic rebellion to the common standards of art in late nineteenth century France. Rather than painting in the traditionalist fashion, focusing on exotic subject matter, powerful figureheads and historic scenes, impressionists painted everyday life as it was. The impressionists were known for using bright, unmixed colors to illustrate luminosity through texture. They opted for less detail in order to create an overall effect. "The impressionists allowed thei...
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Paul Cezanne Modern Olympia'
2,612 wordsPaul Cezanne's 'A Modern Olympia' Introduction Paul Cezanne's oil on canvas painting of 'A Modern Olympia' is a 46 by 55. 5 cm. canvas of 1873 - 74. The theme of abduction and rape is one that is repeated in Cezanne's work as in his 'Abduction' of 1867, and after all this purports to be a painting of a slave in a harem. It is a variation of Manet's earlier work of 1863, which established Manet as an artist. People claimed to be shocked by Manet's portrait, but nevertheless flocked to see it in t...
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One Of The Reasons Edgar Degas
1,127 wordsUniversity: Lecturer: Course: Date: Edgar Degas Outline of contents Content Page Abstract 2 Introduction 2 Life and works 2 Social depiction 3 Old age 4 Works cited 6 Abstract This paper trails the lifetime achievements of Edgar Degas, one of the most gifted artists to ever live in France. It mainly focuses on the social environment which influenced his paintings and drawings, and which became clearly depicted in them. It also portrays the artist as a unique stand-alone in his era, for his many ...
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Attempted To Catch Ballet Dancers Degas
347 wordsDegas Edgar was a French painter. His compositions, skillful drawings, and perceptive analysis of movement made him one of the greatest artists of modern art in the late 19 th century. Degas is usually classed with the impressionists and exhibited his work in seven of the eight impressionist exhibitions. However, even though he was classed as an impressionist, his training in classical drafting and his dislike of painting directly from nature created a style that represented a related alternativ...
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Degas Began Scenes Figures
306 wordsDegas, pronounced duh GAH, Edgar (1834 - 1917), was a French impressionist painter. Like the other impressionists, he wanted to portray situations from modern life. However, he did not share his fellow impressionists concentration on light and color. Degas emphasized composition, drawing, and form more than did the other members of the movement. See IMPRESSIONISM. Degas is best known for his paintings of people in both public and unguarded private moments. He showed his figures in awkward or inf...
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Edgar Degas Artist Art
531 wordsEdgar Degas was a French artist, some people would refer to him as the expert of drawing the human figure in motion. He was known as an Impressionists, and was different from all the other artist of his type. Edgar Degas was a person who, at certain times, brashly defied propriety and common social practice. Although he could be the nicest person, at times he would go into rages during social gatherings, becoming hostile with the people who disagreed with his ways and opinions. Edgar Degas was b...
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Edgar Degas Nineteenth Century
2,105 words(1834 - 1917) Edgar Degas EDGAR DEGAS (1834 - 1917) Aspects of Degas work mainly, his ballet paintings from the 1880 S have long been popular with a broad audience; too much so for their own good. But he has never been a popular artist like the wholly inferior Auguste Renoir, whose Paris-Boston retrospective in 1985 beguiled the crowds and bored everyone else. Degas was much harder to take, with his spiny intelligence (never Renoirs problem), his puzzling mixtures of categories, his unconvention...
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Metropolitan Museum Of Art Years Of His Life
506 wordsHilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas was born on July 19, 1834, at 8 rue Saint-Georges in Paris. His father, Auguste, a banker, was French, and his mother, C listing, an American from New Orleans. The family name Degas had been changed to De Gas by some family members in Naples and France in order to sound more aristocratic; the preposition indicated a name derived from land holdings. Degas went back to using the original spelling sometime after 1870, and that is how we spell his name today. He was dest...
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Late 19 Th Century Edgar Degas
1,290 wordsMary Cassatt Mary Cassatt Mary Cassatt was a strong and opinionated feminist, as well as a talented artist who changed her styles significantly through as her interests changed. I. Introduction A. Introductory sentence B. Thesis Statement II. Cassatt? s Start A. Schooling-Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia B. Traveling to Europe C. Meeting Degas III. Degas and Cassatt IV. Cassatt? s Influences and Her Changes in Style A. The Impressionists 1. definition 3. impressionistic styles a...
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