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19 Th Century Sierra Nevada
1,000 wordsAlbert Bierstadt's Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California is a scenic canvas oil painting on display at the National Museum of American Art in Washington, DC. Created in 1868, this enormous painting is approximately six by ten feet in size (Honour and Fleming, 2000). The subject matter of this piece is typical of Bierstadt, who is known for his detailed landscapes, especially those of the Rockies and Sierras of the American West. Collectively, Alberts works are manipulated and slightly ...
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Claude Monet At The National Gallery Of Art
1,286 wordsClaude Monet at the National Gallery of Art Claude Monet is most definately my favorite Painter of all time. Widely considered the foremost Impressionist painter, Monet inspired Masters like Degas and Renoir. Monet's paintings, characterized by their blurred lines, quick brush strokes and interpretation of light, capture the essence of the subject without the harsh realism of previous centuries. Earlier on in his career Monet's paintings attempted to catch the momentary light and mobility of his...
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Shroud Of Turin 1 St Century
2,088 words... ual whose image is depicted on the cloth has undergone puncture injuries to his wrists and feet, puncture injuries to his head, multiple traumatic whip-like injuries to his back and postmortem puncture injury to his chest area which has released both blood and a water type fluid. From this data, it is not an unreasonable conclusion for the forensic pathologist to determine that only one person historically has undergone this sequence of events. That person is Jesus Christ. " (Bucklin). When ...
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Brush Strokes Port Arthur
1,431 wordsBorn on October 22 nd 1925 in the oil-refining city of Port Arthur, Texas ne Milton Ernest Rauschenberg, he later renamed himself Robert after his Grandfather. Rauschenberg's father was one of the many blue coloured workers in the oil refineries whilst his mother worked as a telephone operator. He first studied art during his final years at high school but this was quickly cut short when in 1943 he entered the local University of Texas to study Physics only to be expelled in his first year due t...
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Self Portraits Van Gogh And Rembrandt
964 wordsEach artist is an individual with a unique style, and although these styles can be similar in practice the individuality of the artist often proves the discriminating factor for a successful artwork. Self-portraits are beneficial when looking at the individuality of the artist as there are two aspects to look at the artists style, and the artists view of him / herself . The latter can provide a brief insight into the mental situation of the artist as well as any apparent influencing factors of t...
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Expressionism In Vincent Van Starry Night
1,218 wordsVincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853 in Zundert, a village in the southern province of North Brabant. He was the eldest son of the Reverend Theodorus van Gogh and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. At the age of 16 he started work at the Hague gallery of the French art dealers, in which his uncle Vincent was a partner. Vincent was dismissed from the firm at the beginning of 1876. He then took a job as an assistant teacher in England, but disappointed by the lack of prospects he returned to Holland ...
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Salvador Dali Brush Strokes
802 wordsSalvador Dali is a master painter who has honed his abilities in the arenas of style, technical skill, representation, realistic rendering, concept, and thus, above all else, surrealism. His method and motivation, surrealism, he defined as the effort to take implausible situations, ridiculous ideas, the grotesque, and translate them in a manner that suggested their reality. This idea is something for which Dali came to be known. A great example of his surrealistic efforts and his masters skills ...
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Vincent Van Gogh 20 Th Century
1,488 wordsBy: Phil In present time, Vincent van Gogh is probably the most widely known and highly appreciated person of postimpressionism. During his brief lifetime, Vincent's work went almost unknown to this world. His work now hangs in countless museums throughout the world and is considered priceless. His work became an important bridge between the 19 th and 20 th centuries. The art-historical term, Postimpressionism was coined by Roger Fry a British art critic, who described the various styles of pain...
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Vincent Van Gogh Brush Strokes
2,672 wordsVincent van Gogh Van Gogh's early period includes all his work from 1879 through 1885. Between August 1879 and November 1885, he worked in Even, The Hague where he received some instruction from his cousin, Anton Mauve and in Nutten, among other places. In 1886, Vincent Van Gogh left his home in Holland and traveled to Paris. There he found a world and way of living that was like nowhere else. Paris was filled with theaters, dance halls, cafes, large boulevards for strolling, and parks filled wi...
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Washington D C Caught My Attention
1,301 words? Claude Monet at the National Gallery of Art? Claude Monet is most definately my favorite Painter of all time. Widely considered the foremost Impressionist painter, Monet inspired Masters like Degas and Renoir. Monet? s paintings, characterized by their blurred lines, quick brush strokes and interpretation of light, capture the essence of the subject without the harsh realism of previous centuries. Earlier on in his career Monet? s paintings attempted to catch the momentary light and mobility o...
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Claude Monet Brush Strokes
713 wordsClaude Monet always stood alone; his feet resounding heavily on the solid road that he was determined to follow until the very end. With tiny, dabbing brush strokes his paintings, more often than not exploded in the golden richness of the sun. With Monet a brush stroke, while imprecise, can suggest an infinity of objects that go beyond the instant and eternalize it. Born in Paris on the 14 th November 1840, Claude Monet was one of the masters of the style of art known as Impressionism. The name ...
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Makes Me Feel Marcel Duchamp
1,143 wordsMarcel Duchamp and the Red Nude The piece that I chose as my subject for this essay is titled Red Nude. This painting was done in oil on canvas. The name of the artist who painted this piece is Marcel Duchamp. In the next few paragraphs I will be doing the following: giving a description of the painting and doing an aesthetic analysis which includes interpretation and evaluation. This painting which was done by Marcel Duchamp is exactly what it states in the title. It is a red nude. This is a pa...
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Brush Strokes Primary Colors
975 wordsThe painting, Serpent Mythology, by Aaron Brooks is an impressionistic, oil on canvas painting. The approximate size of the painting is four feet by three feet. The painting consists of, a large coiled, yet up-right snake that occupies the left half of the painting. A vibrantly red sphere appears to hover over a dimly colored, yet detailed skull. All of these images are positioned in the foreground. The foreground is a rocky terrain. The background is a mountain, which appears to shift because o...
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Edgar Lee Masters Quot Quot
4,784 wordsOn Imagism from Amy Lowell, Tendencies in Modern American Poetry (New York: Macmillan Company, 1917). We are now to deal with the work of the small group of poets known as Imagist's. Later, I shall explain just what are the tenets of the Imagist School, but before beginning on the work of the two poets whose names stand at the head of this chapter, it is proper to state that they only represent a fraction of the Imagist group. Of course, any one who writes poetry from the same point of view migh...
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