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Buddhist Art In Japan
2,031 wordsBuddhism had an important role in the development of Japanese art between the sixth and the sixteenth centuries. Buddhist art and religion came to Japan from China, with the arrival of a bronze Buddhist sculpture alongside the sutras. Buddhist art was encouraged by Crown Prince Taishi in the Suiko period in the sixth century and Emperor Shomu in the Nara period in the eighth century. In the early Heian period Buddhist art and architecture greatly influenced the traditional Shinto arts, and Buddh...
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Late Nineteenth Century Thames And Hudson
1,715 words... the others, it is a very 'real' expression, she looks tired, disinterested, possibly she has had a very hard day before she went out to socialise. Manet depicted other social activities of the people of Paris. Manet loved painting any fun activity where crowds of people gather. An early painting where horses rush straight at the viewer while crowds of people watch on both sides is Racing at Longchamp, showing a popular social activity at the time. He depicted people skating in the aptly name...
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Art And Technology Schwartz Moffat
1,576 words... ist. Photography is always a wonderful challenge... Of course now with computer manipulations the possibilities make you exhausted even thinking about it. (Tracey Moffat, quoted in Hentschel 1998: 23) American artist Lillian Schwartz made many experiments with computer art during her long career. Computers are being used by recent artists as tools with which to analyse and create works of art. Schwartz was one of the first artists to experiment with computer images and computer effects on ar...
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Thames And Hudson Chartres Cathedral
1,709 words... furrier making a cloak with some assistants (Fig. 8); lastly on the bottom 'petal' of the miracles of Mary window, two butchers cut meat for a customer (Fig. 9) Secular glass windows showing the trade of the donors were also complimented by the use of some secular sculptures on the outside of the cathedral. Sculptures at the cathedral included not only religious images, but also images of kings and queens. The sculptures on the west facade depict Christ's ascension into heaven, episode from ...
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Popular Music Young People
1,629 words... Australia, will reflect what it is like living in a while, racist society. In the UK reggae is listened to by three or four generations of West Indians giving them all a common bond to their ethnicity. While in Australia, Aborigines and their families, have a particular attraction to Country and Western music despite its American origins. Country music emphasises past values and thrives on the identification of the rural ideal (Frith 1983, p. 26). This identification with the land may allow ...
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World War Ii Brest Litovsk
1,558 wordsStudying the Treaty of Versailles form the side of the winning group may seem quite easy. Can a benefactor of the allied efforts actually review the fairness of the treaty in just and unbiased way? This is what I hope to accomplish with my paper reviewing the treaty, and reparations held within. To start, I would like to review the sources I am currently using and their general ideas: The Treaty of Versailles: A Reassessment After 75 Years Boerneke, Manfred F. , New York University Press, New Yo...
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British Medical Journal Readers Digest
936 wordsThe Association Between Raves and Drugs Generally people associate raves (Underground Techno parties) with designer drugs like Ecstasy (MDMA), Speed (amphetamine) and other acids like LSD. These drugs are called the Techno Drugs for that reason and most of the time have uplifting and senator effects. To understand more clearly the relationship between the raves and these drugs, we first have to understand the philosophy behind the Techno era, and a little about the music. Techno, can lift the sp...
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