Human Body April 4
538 wordsThe term neo-expressionism describes the art movement that dominated the art market in the early and mid 1980 s. The word neo refers to a revival of previous ideas or trends. Expressionism was a style from around the time of World War 1 that was highly personal, and was often executed with violent fervor. Neo-expressionism is similar, and also generally uses bright colors, recognizable objects (such as the human body) with distorted representation, great expression of emotion, and often commenta...
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20 Th Century Avant Garde
2,580 wordsThe environment was major contributing factor to the evolution of Australian art in the 20 th century. The elemental landscape; isolation and distance, the imposition of the mythical and the visionary on the landscape, national identity (the universal and the regional) and the demise of Arcadia and romantic idealism interweave magnificently to present the impact of surroundings on the artwork of such a then delicate nation. In retrospect it was the surroundings / climate /atmosphere / feeling an...
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Australian Art 1930 1960
2,579 words... ted the harbour theme from Passmore. Olsen blends an interest in form and in the process of painting with a strong and non-traditional leaning towards landscape; landscape for Olsen is a course in itself. The urban response consisted of Robert Dickerson, Clifton Pugh and John Brack. Bracks dry, acerbic view of the world stands in marketed contrast to the dreamy melancholy of Charles Blackman. Bracks satirical view of everyday Australian life finds a parallel in the biting humour of Barry Hum...
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Van Gogh The Expressionist
1,652 words"What lives in art and is eternally living, is first of all the painter, and then the painting. " - Vincent Van Gogh Expressionism is an art form in which the very style itself and the symbols that the artist uses are meant to express his innermost feelings on the subject. Vincent van Gogh has often been hailed as the quintessential expressionist painter. His artwork covers a range of moods over the years, and his canvases are almost mirrors into his troubled soul. Vincent van Gogh lived a troub...
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Symbolism In The Glass Menagerie
884 wordsTennessee Williams is an extraordinary playwright. His excellence lies in the way he writes symbolism through his poetic prose. Tennessee also uses a variety of expressionism. Expressionism is a theatrical style that attempts to reveal the truth beyond superficial facts. It uses symbols, lighting, music, signs, sounds, movements, costumes, and setting to emphasize certain characteristics. In his play The Glass Menagerie, Laura Wingfield exemplifies his use of this technique of expressionism. The...
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Nazi Era Nazi Regime
1,515 wordsThe most exciting amongst those films of the 1920 s were those that came out of the expressionist movement. As an artistic movement, German expressionism evolved in the WWI. Film, as the newest part of the arts, was also the last to reflect expressionism. Two definitive expressionist films are Das Kabinett des Dr. Caligari (The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari), directed by Dr. Robert Were in 1919 - 20, and Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang in 1926 - 27. Das Kabinett des Dr. Caligari was based on a stor...
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20 Th Century Georges Braque
1,396 wordsHow have world events influenced the creation of art during 1900 through 1945? Art is the mirror of the political and social processes of human history. Being one of the human activities it can not exist detached from the history of a mankind. The complicated processes of the humanity progress are the main engines which facilitate the art development. The 20 th century witnessed the tremendous changes in the perception of the human values like democracy, freedom etc. The leftist Marxism ideas di...
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Clement Greenberg 1909 1995 Garde And
1,034 wordsClement Greenberg (1909 - 1995) 'Avant-Garde and Kitsch' Clement Greenberg is an influential twentieth century art critic, best known for his promotion and defense of abstract expressionism. In "Avant-Garde and Kitsch" (1939) he somewhat paradoxically combined his socialist convictions with a defense of avant-garde, abstract, "non-objective" painting and poetry, even while admitting that this art appealed to a small and shrinking elite, members of the ruling class, on whose money the avant-garde...
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Nazi Era Nazi Regime
2,829 wordsHistory and Propaganda in the Films of Nazi Era It is obviously difficult to forget those scary times of the Nazi era. Nazis did lots of destructions and other unhealthy things back in 20 th century, although it echoes on nowadays life as well, back then that was an irresistible influence from the side of the Nazis on the society that lived during the time era, on which our discussion will emphasize. Today we are going to talk about the issues of history and propaganda in films that were around ...
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Time And Place Miss Julie
692 wordsAs literature went into the turn of the nineteenth century, melodrama plays became popular and writers began to lavish their stage productions with new ideas such as the use of naturalism and expressionism in which emotions would determine their actions despite of social qualities, as well as a memory play which can be presented with unusual freedom of convention. In the two plays, Miss Julie by August Strindberg and The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, the writers both make use expression...
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Andy Warhol Pop Art
1,003 wordsChanges in Pop Art Pop art was a 20 th century art movement that utilized consumerism and popular culture. Andy Warhol, for example, changed the imagery of everyday objects, as well as entertainment figures, through distorted shapes, sizes, and bold colors. As the decades passed, the style of pop art slightly changed as well. Later artists, such as Tom Wesselmann and Allen Jones presented their subject matter in a more shocking perspective. Women, and more specifically their bodies, were often t...
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Gregor Samsa Office Manager
580 wordsWhen he lifted his head a little, he saw his vaulted brown belly, sectioned by arch-shaped ribs, to whose dome the cover, about to slide off completely, could barely cling. His many legs, pitifully thin compared with the size of the rest of him, were waving helplessly before his eyes. Gregor Samsa has gone through a metamorphosis. This change has turned Gregor into a monstrous vermin. The anxieties, inner terrors, and cynicism, which fill Gregor's life, are expressed by Kafka throughout the nove...
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Major Influence Art World
765 wordsIt was not until the 1950? s that Colombian artist showed their artwork to the nation and their skill behind it. Colombian artist began to rise like Alejandro Obregon, Enrique Grau, Edgar Nearest and Eduardo Ramirez Villamizar- began to take new direction in the Colombian art world and also had a major influence on it too. The delay of Colombian art can be explained by the region? s complex geography. Mountain barriers have said to separate the human settlement from others. Even after the indepe...
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Produced In 1919 Cabinet Of Dr Caligari
492 wordsCritique Of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Tampa Garrett English 376 Due 1 / 29 / 96 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari was written by Hans Janowitz and Carl Mayer, and directed by Robert Were. It was produced in 1919 by Erich Power for Dec-Bishop. 1919 was a year in which the movie industry was transformed into a giant industry. Although the movie was produced in 1919, it was not released in the United States until 1921. A time when film makers were out to prove that film was indeed art. In the year 1921...
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Caucasian Chalk Circle Chalk Circle Test Theatre
1,082 words? Epic Theatre turns the spectator into an observer, but arouses his capacity for action, forces him to take decisions the spectator stands outside, studies. ? (Bertolt Brecht. Brecht on Theatre. New York: Hill 038; Yang, 1964. p 37) The concept of? epic theatre? was brought to life by German playwright, Bertolt Brecht. This direction of theatre was inspired by Brecht? s Marxist political beliefs. It was somewhat of a political platform for his ideologies. Epic theatre is the assimilation of ...
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World War Ii Femme Fatale
2,526 wordsFilm Noir Almost every critic has his own definition of film noir, and a personal list of film titles and dates to back it up. (Schrader 2). The United States of America emerged from World War II drastically different from when they entered. The American society had changed in every aspect, even the American ideology differed from earlier ages. These changes had cultural impact, and in the middle of these confused times there occurred something previously unseen in the magical world of celluloid...
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Black And White Back And Forth
873 wordsSurrealism, Naturalism, and Expressionism Three defining characteristics of the movies of the 60 s that we have observed are surrealism, naturalism, and expressionism. Surrealism is 20 th century literary and artistic movement that attempts to express the looking's of the sub conscience by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtaposition of subject matter. Naturalism is the characters within inherited characteristics placed in an environment. History shapes the protagonists rather than being shap...
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Form Of Expressionism Saint Silvester Work
881 wordsThroughout history art has played an intricate role in society's perception of life. Art is used as form of expressionism be it physical or emotional, religious or the mockery of religion. The birth of new artistic eras were due to the technological advancements of the world. Below are a few examples of works of art that from different era in our humanity. Francisco de Stefano's, named Pesellino during the renaissance, A Miracle of Saint Silvester is a scene representative of an episode of Saint...
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Avant Garde Poem Quot
2,715 wordsOn " On Seeing Larry Rivers Washington Crossing On " On Seeing Larry Rivers Washington Crossing The Delaware" Brad Gooch OHara and Rivers were both obsessed that season with the Russians. Ohara's obsession was with Mayakovskys, who had so stridently declared that " The poet himself is the theme of his poetry" and " The city must take the place of nature, " and from whom OHara had picked up what James Schuyler has described as " the intimate yell. " (I...
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Vincent Van Gogh Brother Theo
1,651 wordsWhat lives in art and is eternally living, is first of all the painter, and then the painting. Vincent Van Gogh Expressionism is an art form in which the very style itself and the symbols that the artist uses are meant to express his innermost feelings on the subject. Vincent van Gogh has often been hailed as the quintessential expressionist painter. His artwork covers a range of moods over the years, and his canvases are almost mirrors into his troubled soul. Vincent van Gogh lived a troubled l...
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