Report From Los Angels County Museum Of Art
779 wordsReport from Los Angels County Museum of Art The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the premier visual arts museum in the Western United States. Its holdings include more than 150, 000 works spanning the history of art from ancient times to the present. Moreover, the museum has seasonal exhibitions, which focus on many different types of artists every month. The variety of artwork fascinates visitors and never bores them. I am a frequent visitor of the museum, and, this time, I was enchanted by ...
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The Music Of Baroque Period From 1600 1750
476 wordsThe geographical center of the Baroque Era was Europe, with Italy as the place of origin with the movement later spreading throughout Europe via Germany, France and England. Music was the main source of pastimes, with the lower class making up most of the musicians and composers. As these people climbed in fame however, they were given substantial pay increases, but they still remained servants with little or no rights at all. Many musicians were sons of musicians who were given as apprentices t...
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Reading And Writing Ninth Grade
527 wordsLast year my ability to write was above the average of my English class. At the time I thought that reading and writing were the only things to English. This year I was handed a light to show me that reading and writing are only the outlines of English. When handed this light I started seeing the interior: the texture, the color, and a lot more about the high lights of English. The texture of English is the thought evolved with it. This past year I have learned how to look at things in different...
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Oil On Canvas Everyday Life
559 wordsOn April 7, 2002, I visited the Menil Collection, the Cy Twombly Gallery, and Richmond Hall. I arrived at the Menil Collection at around 2: 00 pm and stayed until approximately 4: 45 pm visiting the three collections. As I drove to the museums, I was challenged with normal Houston traffic clutters, but nothing out of the ordinary. The weather was musty, full of humidity in the air with light sprinkling rain, and it seemed that it was about to start pouring outside but never did during my visit t...
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Nights Dream Sonata Form
793 wordsAn Analysis of Mendelssohns Overture to Shakespeare's Mid Summer Nights Dream. Mendelssohns Mid Summer Nights Dream is written in sonata form. It has the attributes of sonata form having an Exposition, Development, Recapitulation, and Coda. Mendelssohns piece has 2 subjects and within each subject he has 2 themes. Each of the themes represents a certain area of the play. For example Subject 1 theme 1 represents the fairies Subject 1 theme 2 represents the Duke the lovers theme is in the 2 nd sub...
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Burning Of The Idols Fernando Amorsolo
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Leonardo Da Vinci Mona Lisa
679 wordsMyth that artists are dumb The phrase dumb as a painter is nothing more than a reflection of a stereotype that all artists are dumb. However, in reality, artists intellectual capabilities are not affected by the fact that he / she engages in arts more than in any other activities. While there might be some artists that actually are dumb, most of them are just as intellectually developed as most of the other people are. And, in fact, some of the artists are much smarter than average person, and t...
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Carbon Animals Grass
256 wordsHi I am Carbon CARBON Hi I am the element Carbon who has an atomic structure. I have 6 protons, 6 neutrons, and 6 electrons. My atomic number is number 6 and my atomic mass is 12. I am in period two group three. My physical properties are I am a non-metal, the state of matter I am at room temperature is a solid. At real high like 900 degrees, I will melt down and turn into carbon dioxide or monoxide. The color I am depends on what I come from. My texture is a smooth texture, and I will not disso...
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Black And White Pale Colored Cat
931 wordsThe Cat, from the Egyptian Polemic Period, captures the viewer s eye through its stately and noble presence. The negative use of space on the underside of the cat s belly becomes the immediate focus of attention, resulting from the contrast between the darkness of the cat and the brightness of the background that shows through it. In addition, the natural shape of the negative space resembles a triangle, which mimics the pyramids and the Egyptian s mortal quest for the afterlife. The cat s ears ...
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Cecil Beaton Firstly Beaton War
1,850 wordsBeaton had taken pictures from the jungles of Burma and the hillside of China. Cecil Beaton? s career as a royal photographer spans almost fifty years, from 1930 until 1979. In that period, he photographed nearly thirty members of the House of Windsor. A severe stroke in 1974 left Beaton paralysed in his right arm, but against all odds he taught himself to photograph with his left hand, resuming his photographic career three years later. Beaton died in 1980. Firstly, Beaton? s experience during ...
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Claude Monet Brush Strokes
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Fruits And Vegetables Plants And Animals
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Pre Made Cookie Dough Made Cookie Dough Cookies
660 wordsCookies and doughnuts are incredibly satisfying treats. They both are baked goods that make our tummies warm, and leave a dusting of sugar on our lips. Doughnuts, along with cookies, can be considered awfully sweet, yet they are completely different. They both are distinct in their individual means of ingredients, cooking and traditional settings for consumption. There are very few things you can do to ruin a simple chocolate chip cookie if you follow the recipe. The main ingredients for cookies...
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Patrick Is Attracted Imagery In The Book Moths
1,038 wordsIn the Skin of the Lion An Examination on the use of Moth Imagery in the Novel In the Skin of a Lion is a documentary on the voyage from childhood to adulthood of Patrick Lewis. Michael Ondaatje describes this voyage with recollections of sensory memories. These recollections permit the reader to relate to Patrick, as these memories are both simple and realistic. Patricks memories are often conjured up through touch, smell or color. The readers can not help but to imagine their own rendition wit...
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Art And Architecture History Of Art
958 wordsIslamic art and architecture points to the artistic accomplishments in the lands where Islam was the dominant religion and from the seventh century on. These lands were the Middle East, North Africa, Spain, Anatolia and the Balkans, and central and northern India. All the monuments and artistic objects, which may have been made with different materials and techniques, have a common artistic language. Islamic art was an art created for the setting of every day life. The most notable religious art...
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People Around The World Puchu Kimchi Put
561 wordsKimchi, the symbol of traditional Korean food, is gaining popularity among people around the world. Major ingredients of kimchi include Chinese cabbage, radish, red pepper and garlic. Materials of kimchi are grown in Koreas unique environment: four distinct seasons, clean air and water and fertile soil. Kimchi has a variety of healthful properties. Lactic acid fermentation of kimchi, which arises mainly from pickled fish and spices, inhibits or destroys harmful germs such as saprophytes. Capsaic...
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494 wordsHelen Vendler As a historian of the phases of sensuality, Merrill is unequaled in our century. His best poetry (a prism of the opalescent spectrum of the sensual) describes moments so elusive to specification that his founding a music for them is a genuinely startling act. Episodes of intense sensations are extinguished as passion but sustained as art. Flashing with ironies and inventions, rapid in movement, intricate in language, these poems dazzle before they convince, and convince, subsequent...
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1,311 wordsScarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne, born in Salem, Massachusetts, 1804, published The Scarlet Letter in 1850. Since it was first published, The Scarlet Letter has never been out of print, nor out of favor with the literary critics. It is inevitably included in listings of the five or ten greatest American novels. Considered to be the best of Nathaniel Hawthorne s writings, it may also be the most typical. The Scarlet Letter is Hawthorne s masterpiece and his most profound exploration of sin, ali...
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Similes And Metaphors Style Of Writing
1,640 wordsThere can be a numerous amount of reasons that an author decides to write a particular work. However, the common goal of all authors is to catch the attention of the reader and eventually make an impression of some sort on the reader. There are many different approaches that the author may take in order to achieve this common goal. One approach that can be used is the particular style of writing that the author chooses. In the epic poem by Homer called the Iliad, Homer? s formula to gain the att...
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