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Art Essay Examples

Liberal Arts

...And then they can ensure that these awards and recognitions are appropriately highlighted in college publications and in messages to parents and prospective students. And perhaps the most effective way presidents can use their leadership to offer support is to speak from a liberal-arts perspective in their own discourse, both formal and informal, by citing examples of fine literature, drawing on instances from history, referring to the arts, and describing learning in the sciences in liberal ter...

Filipino Artist

...He had a photographic memory, was the first Filipino painter who also painted secular subjects. He specialized in taking miniature portrait painting called tipo del pais. These were portraits of Filipinos from higher circles. Reportedly it was also one of those tipo del pais, who yielded his life partner. There are not many works of Domingo preserved. Only two watercolor paintings and three oil -painting. The three paintings are: Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Catedra S. Pedro Roma and La Sagrada ...

Roman Art

...Romans were nearly exclusive in the mixtures of supplies used both for painting and sculptures because of the cost. A Grave Marker is the oldest of the two sculptures. The sad countenance of the young man whose likeness is portrayed allows the viewer to experience the tragic sadness of a life that has been lost too soon. The lines are delicate and flowing while they create a feel of movement. While the hair seems tight and a little unrealistic, it could symbolize the harsh stiffness that is pres...

Philippine Artifacts

...The balangay boats were discovered in the late 1970s in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte by archaeologists from the National Museum. There were actually nine balangays recovered in the province. The first balangay, now preserved and displayed in a site museum in Libertad, Butuan City, was radiocarbon tested and was dated at year 320. The second boat was dated to 1250, and is now located at the Maritime Hall of the National Museum in Manila. The third balangay was transferred to the Butuan Regional ...

Art Appreciation

...Evidently, architecture is an art that is directly functional because of the usefulness of the buildings that are constructed for a special purpose. In here, architecture allows the artist to express his compassion for beauty. In a building, the function of the building is very clear that it serves to shelter man from harm. Music is used entertain people, soothe their feelings, worship the gods and for rituals. Sculpture and paintings are used to narrate and commemorate events and portray people...

Art essay

...The damage that gets attributed to books – and to plays and movies and cartoons – is caused by the actions of people who try to suppress them. See: "The trial of Lady Chatterley's Lover" The effect of art: presentation [pic] What other piece of art has profoundly changed the way we view the world? And was it the art that did it, or the way it was used that made the impact? Use the link below to help you introduce to us an influential piece of art. Think about the type of change it wrought, f...

Baroque Art

...Baroque art has an intensity and immediacy not seen prior. The exquisite attention to detail and the realism of the style are part of what defines this age. Many masters emerged from this era, masters whose styles are widely varied and whose intentions were just as varied, and much can be learned from them and the legacies they left behind in their art, music, literature and architecture. Combined, these characteristics make the Baroque style one of the most compelling periods in the history of ...

Philippine Arts

...* Traditional pottery-making in certain areas of the Philippines would use clay found near the Sibalom River. Molding the clay required the use of wooden paddles, and the clay had to be kept away from sunlight.[9] * Native Filipinos created pottery since 3500.[10] They used these ceramic jars to hold the deceased.[11] * Other pottery used to hold remains of the deceased were decorated with anthropomorphic designs. These anthropomorphic earthenware pots date back to 5 BC. - 225 A.D and had pot co...

Arthur Miller

...Everything that Keller stood for, everything he believed in was wrong. He finally realized that he did a terrible thing that killed not only strangers, but people who were fathers, brothers, and sons. In essence, he killed the thing he lives for; he killed family. This revelation drives home the idea that justice will inevitably be brought to the wrong-doers. Keller's karma comes back and makes him not only set everything right in the universe again but pay the ultimate price for his actions: de...

Arthur Millar

...His speech is simple but at the start of the play his words are more vibrant towards Catherine as he tells he that she is "walking wavy. " At the same time he also refers to her as a "Madonna. " This gives the audience the idea that she is pure and she is a virgin and Eddie wants her to stay as she is. " Listen, B. , she'll be with a lot of plumbers? And sailors up and down the street? " This illustrates Eddie's feelings for Catherine and it can also mean that he does not want any other men look...

Renaissance Artifacts

...The Renaissance was a time of rebirth or reassertion and as shown by the works reviewed during the course of this study, the assertion of consumerism in the Renaissance society was a great driver in the production of art or artifacts from that time period. This work has further shown that the economic and political dynamics or the “accumulation, production and exchange” of goods is that which was the driver of the production of cultural treasures throughout the world during the period of tim...

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Pop Art

...1940-1955. A style of painting originating in the U.S. during the 1940's and 1950's. It is characterized by spontaneity, emotion, bold colors, and/or strong value contrast on very large canvases. These are usually non-objective like the work of Jackson Pollock. William De Kooning often included figures in his work but the act of applying the paint and the color were the primary subjects in his paintings. World War II (1939-1945) interrupted any new movements in art, but a...

Public Art

...A good example is like the move that photographers like Marcus have taken by coming up with photographs that document the history and development of say a certain state and put it in his work of art, this is so essential because most people generally hate the aspect of learning but since this will present itself as having fun and studying some work of art, more people will be attracted to the same and this provides a chance for the to learn about the places they stay in and therefore appreciate ...

Artificial Intelligence

...Also, it is well known, that the human brain is the most difficult part of the human to explain, even from entire the world. We have now discuss this assertions with the most current sources and debates for artificial intelligence. My point of view, is that computer systems only succeed in some parts of intelligence, as playing board games, take care of people's health etc. But, they do not reach the entirely meaning of intelligence such as consciousness and motions. And because everyone is doin...

Islamic Art

...It can be said like that “Removing the sand from old rocks”. Conclusion Muslim art has been defined clearly. Research clearly shows that Muslim art is one of the most demanded and old forms of art in the world. Muslims has been working in this field since 7th century. However, when Muslims started conquering other states, they introduced new forms of art and craft there and now they are conquering the peaks of this creativity. Muslims and Islam has always guided people throughout their life ...

Baroque Art

...Diego Velazquez Los Borrachos ("The Drinkers") Prado, Madrid 1628 Diego Velazquez Portrait of Juan Pareja Metropolitan Museum, New York 1650 Diego Velazquez Las Meninas ("The Maids in Waiting") Prado, Madrid 1656 Baroque in the Low Countries Peter Paul Rubens The Elevation of the Cross Antwerp Cathedral 1610 Peter Paul Rubens The Abduction of the Daughters of Leucippus Alte Pinakothek, Munich 1617 Peter Paul Rubens The Arrival of Marie de' Medici at Marseilles Louvre, Paris 1622-1625 Gerrit van ...

Arts Education

...This article is a good source of simple and sound logic in support of arts programs being included in all liberal education. Oxtoby’s statements and presentation of the information is biased towards supports arts programs, but he always includes evidence to support his ideas. Also, while he does not approve of excluding arts in liberal education there is never any negativity in his statements, only more supporting evidence for his ideas. Some readers will find this article to be dry and uninte...

Art Impressionism

...Degas took pains to show these women as they really were: tired and inattentive ballerinas at the end of what undoubtedly was a long and athletically rigorous grueling rehearsal. This depiction exemplifies what Impressionism stood for: a desire for ordinary people to be elevated as worthy of being depicted in art, a desire to capture movement and vibrant color, and a turn away from the rules and confines of the desires of the art elite. Perhaps Degas himself might not like it, but he most certai...

Artificial Selection

...The results showed that the mutant mice had 3 times the muscle tissue than that of a regular mouse. The research showed that with the absence of the myostatin protein the muscle tissue did not have anything to regulate the size; therefore muscle tissue was extremely larger. The Myostatin (GDF-8) protein is a member of the transforming growth factor ? superfamily of secreted growth and differentiation factor. (Lee, 2004) Myostatin is a secreted protein that acts as a negative regulator of skeleta...

Artificial Insemination

...The responses revealed various stands of the respondents which are against AI due to moral and religious beliefs or issues. Reproductive technologies have made an influence to our lives, thus affecting our values in terms of the family life. It risks our values by redefining sexual intercourse between couples, by influencing the ways parents plan for their children and by disregarding the sacredness of life (McCormick, 1993, p. 99). To sum it up, AI clearly threatens the important values and mor...

Article Rebuttal

...This author had no credibility, no fact or anything to back up his argument. There were not any reliable sources in this argument which makes me believe that everything about this article was just the opinion of the author. While I believe that everyone is entitled to their own opinions, I believe one should have reliable sources and make valid points before writing an article and making it public especially on such a controversial topic. Reference; http://www. weeklystandard. com/Content/Public...

Art History

...Unlike the Virgin and Child sculpture it did not bring about a calming effect it kind of emitted power and strength. You got the sense that this mother would attack you in a minute if you attempted to bring harm to her child. All in all my experience at the Metropolitan Museum of Art was very pleasurable and in the future I plan to visit it again to look for other sculptures that I can connect with in the future. Through the eyes of other artist you can visualize history and the life of individu...

Art Gallery

...Through viewing these pieces I would think this is his way of holding on to a piece of history, before all common landmarks that held tradition and memories were torn down. Prior to gentrification in many of our communities there were several sites or establishments that were a common thread to our community. Be it the mom and pop store on the corner to the old fashioned ice cream stand. Gentrification has erased these things with more modernized establishments that help to bring economic wealth...

Artemis Temple

...But then again in 262 AD, the temple was destroyed by the Goths and later swamped by floods, but still the residents of Ephesus vowed to rebuild it (11). However this time it was not rebuilt due to the high construction costs. A little later the temple began to lose its importance and many people were switching to Christianity and the town was completely isolated. There were attempts made to reconstruct the temple, but so far only a couple columns have been erected upon the remaining foundation....

Art Censorship

...Protecting the artists’ rights to freely express their views, even if they are controversial, in public forums is the programs main goal. (Arts Advocacy Project)This program has been successful in resolving controversies with education and advocacy, thereby avoiding the need for legal actions. Censorship is the suppression of ideas, whether it is done to protect children, respecting minorities, or honoring veterans. (Mintcheva & Bertin, 2007)The censorship debate has caused artists to ...

Dada Art

...Brenton was a key figure and lead the way to surrealism. The collaboration of international Dada artists in Paris lead to a series of mass demonstrations that ultimately divided and weakened Dada. Dada set the stage for contemporary art by the rejection of traditional and conventional art by using different mediums to execute artwork, challenging the way art is made through the idea of spontaneity and turning the focus of art into an idea and intention rather than the object and final product it...

Dada Art

...As I will restate from earlier, Georges Hugnet states “Dada is ageless, it has no parents, but stands alone, making no distinction between what is and what is not. ” “It approves while denying, it contradicts itself, and acquires new force by this very contradiction. ” After reading that statement, it shows me a different way that dada art can be looked at with much deeper meaning. With learning a little more about dada art and many perceptions, I hope I was able to change your perspecti...

Graffiti Art

...Banksy is essentially a modern day, anonymous Andy Warhol that has the clear capacity to insult, irritate and mock, in the most educated way possible. He is the representation of everyone, he remains anonymous as there is no need to meet such an artist; we would simply have to look in the mirror and we would find Banksy. He has the ability to delve deep into the thoughts of common society and voice the feelings that people are afraid to exploit publicly, which makes him an incredibly powerful fi...

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