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680 wordsMaggie Cookman September 27, 2000 The Reid House was designed by W. G. Clark and Charles Menefee and built in John's Island, SC in 1986. Menefee and Clark designed primarily in the American South. Clark and Menefee are known for their "tripartite vertical organization. " The base level normally consists of secondary bedroom (s) /studio spaces and services. The First floor is a "piano nobile of principal rooms with a double-height living space. " The attic level usually consists of the master bed...
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Leonardo Da Vinci Peters Basilica
860 wordsThe high renaissance of the 1500 s was a time of scientific, philosophic, and artistic awe and inspiration. Many new discoveries were being made in the field of science, and philosophers expressed their assumptions on the world and universe around them. In addition, many individuals were gifted with artistic dexterity and skill. The amazing achievements of Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo da Vinci are considered significant to the Renaissance period. In this paper, the endeavors and achieveme...
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13 Th Century One Room
1,224 wordsWhether on the mote, inside the walls of the keep, or as a separate building, the living space of a castle were very basic. The hall, was a large one room structure with a loft ceiling, the hall was sometimes on the 1 st floor, but sometimes it was raised to the second story for greater security. Early halls were ailed like a church, with rows of wooden posts or stone pillars supporting the timber roof. Windows had wooden shutters held on by an iron bar, but in the 11 th and 12 th centuries were...
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Duke Of Ferrara Daughter
690 wordsDuke Of Ferrara: Characterization And Depiction (My Last Duke Of Ferrara: Characterization And Depiction (My Last Duchess) Sarah Conrad English 2413 14 February 2000 The Duke of Ferrara: Characterization and Depiction The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word officious during the 19 th century as eager to please; attentive, obliging. In the dramatic monologue, My Last Duchess by Robert Browning, this word describes a servant that is volunteering his service unnecessarily to the Duke of Ferr...
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Royal Academy Modern Art
604 wordsJaques-Louis David The story of modern art begins with Jaques-Louis David. He became a dictator of the arts and designed huge propagandas. He painted such pieces as, The Oath of the Horatii that was acclaimed in Rome and arteries of sensational paintings. David painted figures are parallel to the picture-plane. Each stroke of his brush or pencil occupies an unambiguously defined spatial position, which has won him the Prize of Prix de Rome [Canada 7 ]. He marked the begining of French modern art...
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Eighteenth And Nineteenth Centuries Ch Ing
932 wordsFrom the earliest awakenings of Chinese civilization, the Chinese have sought out what they believe to be spiritual perfection. This numinous sense of flawlessness existed within the people themselves, in nature, and between the two as well. Art has always been a common means for the Chinese to achieve such inner tranquility and peace. In their art, they stressed the dignified qualities of serenity, grace, and balance. They avoided confusion, conflict, and all violent emotions no matter what the...
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Ravaged Ripping Radically Memories Approaching Grandmas Christmas
1,012 wordsApproaching Christmas Memories CHRISTMAS MEMORIES Approaching Grandmas, our family anticipates the grand holiday about to be rekindled once again. With our family and friends about to be reunited with each other, each family member is trying not to notice how long the last kilometer is taking. The trees along the road seem to crawl by slower as Dad pushes his foot harder. Inch by inch, Second by second, we approach the long awaited destination. Finally when we arrive at Grandmas house our long j...
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Claude Monet Wasn T
942 wordsClaude Monet In 1840, Claude Monet was born in Paris. Throughout his life since childhood Monet was in love with Mature. A quote from Monet himself, During my youth I was a vagabond: it is as if I were born undisciplined. Even when I was a small boy I could never be made to obey a rule. The little I learned I learned myself (Rouart and Rey 9). As a young boy, drawing was very appealing to Monet and was encouraged by his aunt. Soon he was well known all over Le Havre as a caricaturist. He was ver...
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Greek And Roman Primary And Secondary
1,062 wordsElements of Structure: Color is an important way of expressing feelings and moods. The use of color by an artist can convey sublime messages to the beholder that could not have been done with a thousand words. Color is just one of the many elements used by artists: there are five basic elements in any painting or sculpture line, shape, color, texture and value. This project describes some of the techniques that artists use to convey their thoughts, including color. The line is the simplest of th...
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Psychological Effect Studies Show
1,155 wordsLike death and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? Why are people more relaxed in green rooms? Why do weightlifters do their best in blue gyms? It is a well-known fact that color influences mood and feeling in common experience, however, the field of color psychology is still not well understood. Research on the psychological aspects of color is difficult for the mere reason that human emotions are not very stable and the psychic make-up of human being...
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Artistic Expression Art Music
399 wordsThe old west has been portrayed truly and falsely through art, music, and literature fromthe late 1800? s and early 1900? s up till this day when illustrated through movies. Artistic expression and communication presented the realities and illusions of the old west, some of which attracted various people there, while keeping others at home. Beginning with art, one of the main painters of these years (1860 - 1900) was Frederick Remmington. He painted over 2, 700 pictures of the frontier. One exam...
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Lock Of Hair Rape Of The Lock
1,703 wordsAlex? s Analysis of Any Abject Abuse The destruction of the grand style of the epic is just what Pope was after in his mock epic, The Rape of the Lock. Pope had no such universal goal, or moral pronouncements to make as did Milton. His purpose was merely to expose the life of the nobility of his time. While Milton chose blank verse to express the immensity of the landscape of his epic, Pope chose to utilize the heroic couplet to trivialize this grandeur. Popes quick wit bounces the reader along ...
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Man Dead Man
741 wordsThe Dead Man and the Cure The desert was the apotheosis of all deserts, huge expanding into dusty nothingness in all directions. The dying man walked and his footfalls puffed indifferently. He did not know how much longer his feet or his soul would carry him. His death was certain, for they all had told him. He knew his doom and the incurable pain of the world gone mad. He had visited the church and the ones in robes said he was damned by whatever gods they prayed to. He had studied at the acade...
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Garden Of Eden Coat Of Arms
852 wordsHerman Hesse? s novel Demian tells of a young boy named Emil Sinclair and his childhood growing up during pre-World War I. Emil struggles to find his new self-knowledge in the immoral world and is caught between good and evil, which is represented as the light and dark realms. Hesse uses much symbolic diction in his novel to give a more puissant presentation of Emil Sinclair and the conflict between right and wrong. The symbolism gives direction, foreshadow, and significance towards every aspect...
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Diego Rivera Fine Arts
423 wordsDiego Rivera was one of modern Mexico's original painters. He was born in Guanjauto in 1886 and died in 1957. He went to school at San Carlos Academy of Fine Arts in Mexico City. Inspired by native Mexican art and by his experiences in Europe, when he studied art there between 1907 - 1909 and 1912 - 1921. While in Europe, he became familiar with the artwork of Picasso and Paul C? zanne. He painted large murals dealing with Mexican life, history, and social problems. One of his paintings he put i...
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Holy Family Painting Doni
294 wordsAn interesting case in point is his earliest known painting, the Doni Tondo. Tondo means round. It was a holy family, painted in tempera on a wooden panel about four feet in diameter with an ornate, deeply carved, gold leaf frame almost as much a work of art in itself as the painting it holds. Joseph, in the middle ground, hands a rambunctious Christ child over to his mother who reaches for the boy over her right shoulder while just beyond the parapet is John the Baptist, and beyond that, a grou...
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Edgar Degas Artist Art
531 wordsEdgar Degas was a French artist, some people would refer to him as the expert of drawing the human figure in motion. He was known as an Impressionists, and was different from all the other artist of his type. Edgar Degas was a person who, at certain times, brashly defied propriety and common social practice. Although he could be the nicest person, at times he would go into rages during social gatherings, becoming hostile with the people who disagreed with his ways and opinions. Edgar Degas was b...
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Time Life Books Ancient Egyptians
862 wordsWhen most people think of Ancient Egypt they think of Pyramids. To construct such great monuments required a mastery of architecture, social organization, and art that few cultures of that period could achieve. The oldest pyramid, the Step-Pyramids, grow out of the abilities of two men, King Djoser and Imhotep. Djoser, the second king of 3 rd dynasty, was the first king to have hired an architect, Imhotep, to design a tomb (Time-Life Books, 74). Imhotep was known as the father of mathematics, me...
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Roman Soldiers Focal Point
597 wordsPerspective Use of perspective in art finds its root in one man, Filippo Brunelleschi. Although we dont know for sure, it is likely that Brunelleschi also invented linear, or scientific perspective. Donatellos The Feast of Herod is the earliest surviving example of scientific perspective, which is established through the use of a vanishing point, an imaginary single point on the page in which all the parallel lines meet. Donatellos Feast of Herod was a groundbreaking work by that days standards,...
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Van Eyck Court Portugal
241 wordsJan van Eyck, the most famous and innovative Flemish painter of the 15 th century, is thought to have come from the village of Maaseyck in Limbourg. No record of his birthdate survives, but it is believed to have been about 1390; his career, however, is well documented. He was employed (1422 - 24) at the court of John of Bavaria, count of Holland, at The Hague, and in 1425 he was made court painter and valet de chambre to Duke Philip the Good of Burgundy. He became a close member of the dukes co...
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