Remarks On The Lost City Of Atlantis
1,095 wordsOver 11, 000 years ago there existed an island nation located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, populated by a noble and powerful race. The people of this land possessed great wealth thanks to the natural resources found throughout their island. The island was a center for trade and commerce. The rulers of this land held sway over the people and land of their own island and well into Europe and Africa. This was the island of Atlantis (Keyes page 1 of 4). Atlantis was one of many myths of Anci...
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Famous Works Of Pablo Picasso
846 wordsPablo Picasso was a famous Spanish-French Painter in the late 19 th and early 20 th century. Pablo Picasso's works can be seen in many museums and galleries all over the world today. He is best known for co-creating the art style of cubism. His most famous works of art were possibly The Old Guitarist, which was in his Blue Period and Les Demoiselles d Avignon, which was in his Cubism Period. Picasso was not just a famous painter, but also did some sculpture and printmaking as well. He is better ...
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Creative Mind Gale Group
1,022 wordsThe Muse Award should be given to one who goes about something in different and original ways. This award is for one who expresses them self individually, as creativity is the way an individual solves a problem or creates something. It isnt an innate ability, but the truly creative are those drawn to their field by a drive that naturally pushes them deeper and beyond. Creativeness plays a very big role in the arts. Creativity must be unique and original, while to society, art has to be relevant ...
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Salem Witch Witch Hunt
444 wordsOver time Puritanism has come to be associated with prudishness, harshness, fanaticism, and superstition. Although this is partially true it tends to be exaggerated. The Puritans tried to create a model religious society and in doing this some of their actions were misconstrued. The Puritans wanted to create a theocracy, where all of the society's inhabitants adhered to the doctrine of God. The Puritans believed in Calvinism and therefore one of their main goals was to force the Anglican Church ...
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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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Dare To Fail Open Minded Lighting
515 wordsI want to learn to take risks. I want to change my attitude about taking chances. Assessing my academic and extracurricular achievements, I am proud of my accomplishments. I see myself as an open-minded, goal-oriented person who achieves and succeeds through hard work and determination. How much of that success is a result of staying on comfortable ground? I began wondering about the range of my abilities when I attended Northwestern University's Theater Arts Program last summer. The theme of th...
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Introduction To Japanese Grammar And Learning New Vocabulary
1,023 wordsIntroduction to Japanese Grammar Japanese sentences are very different from familiar languages like English and Spanish. Incidentally, Spanish is very similar to English grammar-wise. Japanese, on the other hand, uses small words called "particles" that mark what a word is supposed to "be" to the sentence. More on particles later. On the upside though, once you learn Japanese grammar (it doesn't take as long as you might think) you can sit back and relax, because Japanese grammar is very logical...
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Social Aspect Young Lady
935 wordsThroughout the history of civilization man has often made monuments in many varied forms symbolic of the cultures they live in. These monuments are usually represented through arts of architecture, landscaping, painting, and sculpture. These diverse forms of art have their own unique qualities, all of which can be accented with sculpture in some way. As sculpture usually relates closely to the other arts in expression and style, it still relies on all of the social aspects of the society in whic...
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Burning Of The Idols Fernando Amorsolo
1,392 wordsThe Burning of the Idols by Fernando Amorsolo is on exhibit at the Ayala Museum in Makati Avenue, Makati City at the Amorsolo Gallery along with several of his other paintings from different time periods such as his Untitled (Nude) painted in 1919, Planting Rice (1922) and Going to Town on Sunday Morning made in 1958. Like the latter painting mentioned (Going to Town on Sunday Morning), the painting Burning of the Idols was made sometime during 1958. It measures 84 x 128 centimeters and was pain...
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Lady Macbeth 1 7 Women
697 words16 th century England was not the same as it is today socially. Women, no matter what age, or education, were neglected. Not only were they unnoticed, but purposely ignored in the works of art, such as Shakespeare's works. The only woman recognized from that age, was Queen Elizabeth I. She had power, beauty, and intelligence. Thanks to her love for performing arts, she promoted Shakespeare and his writing. William could have never repaid her, so I believe that is why he included so many women wi...
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Million Dollars 1 Million
332 wordsBarbara Walters is a well known journalist for ABC's 20 / 20. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY, where she received a bachelor's degree in English. She began her career as a secretary moving on to radio. Gradually she worked her way to television, in 1961, where she began a career in broadcasting, as a writer for CBS News. Barbara Walters was known as the youngest producer with NBC's New York station WNBC. For fifteen years she worked on the Today Show. Although she beg...
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B C E Science And Technology
555 wordsA major legacy left by classical Greece was a government based on direct democracy. With a direct democracy, citizens ruled by majority vote. The citizenship was expanded to all free males, except foreigners. Those not considered citizens were women, slaves, and all foreigners. In 621 b. c. e. , Draco, an Athenian lawmaker wrote the first legal code. In the legal code Draco dealt with contract and property ownership, it also included debt slavery. In classical Greece, citizens were also allowed ...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Avant Garde
1,113 wordsFrank Lloyd Wright is a name that is spoken synonymously with the advancement of American architecture in the early 20 th century. For 70 years he worked to push the architectural profession in America to new limits. Wright sought to create an architecture that reconciles mans relationship with Nature and Wrights quest resulted in a style so successful and so innovative that, for once, instead of America looking to Europe for new ideas, Europe's avant-garde looked to Americas Prairie style for i...
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Hero Odysseus Ill Fated
286 wordsThe Odyssey is an epic adventure that involves a great hero, mythical beasts, traitors and lovers and above all, a journey of discovery. In this lofty poem written by Homer, the Trojan war hero Odysseus travels back to his home island of Ithaca. During his 10 -year journey, he encounters incredible adventures, including challenging the one-eyed beast, the cyclops. This documentary relates the story and links it to todays world of heroes and far-flung journeys. Learn about a modern interpretation...
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Seurat Georges Seurat Une Baignade Asnieres Paris
700 wordsGeorges George Seurat Georges Seurat Georges Seurat was born on December 2, 1859, in Paris, France. He loved to draw as a young child while his mother, Ernestine Five, raise him and his siblings. They lived in Paris and his father, Antoine-Chrisostome, spent most of his time in a cottage in Le Rainy. In 1875, when Seurat was only sixteen he began taking a course with a sculptor, Justin Lequien. Several years later, Seurat studied with Henri Lehmann at the Ecole Des Beaux-Arts. During the next tw...
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Common Sense Martial Arts
1,659 wordsIn today? s diverse society, violence is a dominant issue on the social front, especially for women, who lack the physical strength and size of their human counterparts, making self-defense a continual concern. Self-defense is the act of defending one? s person against attack by the use of physical force. In order for a person to defend himself / herself properly against a variety of attacks, it is necessary to analyze the various types of attacks, and the techniques available to defend against ...
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Golden Age Early Period
558 wordsGreek Art For convenience Greek art will be treated in three periods: Early, 1500 - 480 B. C. ; the Golden Age, 480 - 323 B. C. ; the Hellenistic Age, 323 323 B. C. to the Byzantine period. Early Period. Waves of migration began to come down into Greece probably as early as 2000 B. C. , and by 1500 B. C. they were established in some sections. They were a people of great physical, mental, and moral power. They soon developed the artistic impulse, and as they had the works of Asia Minor, Crete, a...
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Gwendolyn Brooks First Chicago
212 wordsBiography Criticism Gwendolyn Brooks Gwendolyn Brooks was born to Keith Corine Wims and David Anderson Brooks on June 17, 1917 in Topeka, Kansas. Her family moved to their permanent residence on Champlin Avenue in Chicago when Brooks was four. Shortly after their move (at the age of seven), Brooks began rhyming and by the young age of thirteen she had her first poem published. She became a weekly contributor to the Chicago Defender and attended Wilson Junior College from which she graduated in 1...
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Harlem Renaissance African Americans
615 wordsWhat Harlem Renaissance Harlem Renaissance What is a renaissance? A renaissance is a movement or period of vigorous artistic and intellectual activity. There was a famous renaissance in Europe during the transition from medieval times to modern times that is still taught today. There was, also, a not so well known renaissance that occurred in the United States from the 1920 s to the 1930 s in Manhattan. This renaissance was called The New Negro Movement, but was later called the Harlem Renaissan...
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Renaissance Period Church People
504 wordsCulture of the Renaissance The Renaissance was the beginning of political institutions with a commercial economy and the encouragement of education, arts, and music. It was a period of new inventions and believes. Renaissance actually means rebirth. It was first used by a French historian Jules Michelet. Swiss historian Jakob Burckhardt said it was the time period between Italian painters Giotto and Michelangelo. He also said it was the birth of modern humanity after a long period of decay. The ...
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