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Art History Europe

In the Catholic countries of Europe, the style which started to emerge around 1 580 and prevailed to the mid 18th century is known as Baroque. The baroque style is characterized by a return to naturalism accompanied by a theatrical presentation involving intense emotion and an expansion of scale and complexity. Art works often capture a moment in time. Paintings and sculptures break into the space of the viewer. This occurs partly in response to the demands of the Counter-Reformation, the Catholic Church's attempt to stem the impact of the Protestant Reformation. Catholic religious images aimed to ignite the fervor of the people for the Church and its beliefs. Some artists during this period, however, retain a more classical style....

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Art History modernism paper

Garbage! Absolute Garbage! That would have been my response and opinion of John Balderdash's work if the field trip to the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolly was held in the first week or second week of this Art History course. Admittedly, I had to make a concerted effort not to raise that "shield of indifference" that I normally bring up when exposed to modern or contemporary art. Prior to the museum visit I did not do much research on Balladeers other than lightly glancing through his Wisped page on the Internet. My first assumption was that he was robbery some kooky old fart that was way out there if he was making contemporary art at eighty-one years...

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Art History Midterm study guide

There are several possible reasons why the people of this culture built such tall, rower-like structures to support temples. Give one. So you would write in your blue book, 1 a. The White Temple b. Sumerians c. Either Mesopotamia or Iraq would be K. If I asked you for the city, it would be Rusk or Warm d. 3500-3000 BC or BCC e. Protect temple from flooding, or because they built new buildings on ruins of old ones, or to show off/city pride, or to reach the gods in the sky (only ONE is needed) Each lettered question will be worth one point. O images and twelve lettered questions each, they will add up to 100 possible points plus ten possible...

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Modernism in art

Modernism is an inclusive name applied to the many forms of re bellion against the accepted and the tra ditional. A modernist likes to be thought a rebel sometimes he is and will starve for his principles, sometimes he is not, but only a self-advertiser. Modernism has had the good effect of arousing the anger of the "complacent exponents of the thing that is." When modernist art is shown, old man know-it-all denounces these “fakirs", "freaks” and "qucerists,” with their “crasy-quilt" art. He calls this the cub' of “crudity and ugliness” and their can vases "color puddles" of “delirious dyers.” The rebels strike back, taunting acadcmUts with stand-patism, and asserting that “art critics arc useless and harmful.” “Imagin ation shall...

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Cubism as a Modern Movement

Midterm Essay Exam Analytical & Synthetic Cubism and Modern Art Analytical Cubism, invented by Pablo Picasso and Georges Baroque, is the artistic style of creating shapes and details that represent an object or person. Braque's Violin and Palette (Figure 1 below) is a great example of Analytical Cubism. Baroque took an object, the violin, and broke it down into a series of shapes that merely represent what a violin is from multiple points of view. "l no longer believe in anything. Objects don't exist for me except in so far as a rapport exists between them r between them and myself. When one attains this harmony, one reaches a sort of intellectual non-existence what I can only describe as a state...

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Harlem Renaissance

The trials and tribulations of the Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance, also referred to as The New Negro, was a period of newfound artistic and social freedom for African Americans beginning in the early sass and ending in the early sass. The renaissance served to create a consciousness of identity for African Americans, while also forcing white Americans to confront the importance of the ethnics. The creation of the New Negro in Harlem represented the liberation of the last vestiges of slavery. In the years to follow after World War 1, Harem's population was almost entirely black. The Harlem Renaissance period marked the beginning of a vital part of African American history in the United States. Harlem Renaissance, the cultural explosion...

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Pablo Picasso and Stelarc

Introduction- Pablo Picasso and Stellar are two artists who both use shock tactics to create artworks that resonate with the audience. Although ones a modernist and the other a postmodernist, they both share similarities in their subject matter, and that is shock value. Body 1- Pablo Picasso was a Spanish artist who was born in 1881. Picasso was a painter, printmaker, ceramicist, sculptor and stage designer who spent majority of his life living in France. Picasso showed outstanding talent from a young age, who painted in a realistic manner throughout his entire childhood, and into adolescence. Picasso as seen to be one of the most creative artists of the 20th century, who played a major impact influencing young artists. Picasso is...

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How Historical Architecture Elements Have Been Destroyed

How historical architecture elements have been destroyed in the buildings of Lass Vegas Lass Vegas is a city in the state of Nevada and the city is extremely populous and internationally known for the fine dining, gaming and shopping (Stern, Peggy and Alan 13). Lass Vegas proclaims itself as the world's capital of entertainments due to its famous hotels combined with casinos. It may seem like all the great architecture of the world is gathered in one place: there's Venice, Caesar Palace, Luxury, New York and Camelot Statue of Liberty, Eiffel Tower, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and etc. Directly low the Eiffel Tower, cicadas buzz in branches of the Roman pines that overlook the waters of an Italian lake. Suddenly,...

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Fredric Jameson – Postmodernism

It gives examples of different artists like; Andy Warhol, John Cage, Phil Glass and Terry Tillie who started off in an expressionist format than went off to add some "punk and new wave rock into the rapidly evolving French nouveau roman fashions. " (Frederic Jameson Postmodernism or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, l) With the visible and detailed architecture that emerged from postmodernism to ether implacable "so called international style" (Frederic Jameson Postmodernism or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, l) of Frank Lloyd Wright works. From the simplicity, fabrics, contexts and surroundings he had analyzers, analyze how profound his work was with a term "Master" (Frederic Jameson Postmodernism or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, l) with identifying its...

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Modern architecture and traditional architecture

Modern architecture and traditional architecture Nowadays, as we known the architectural community has had a strong and continuing interest in traditional and modern architecture. Architecture, this word possesses an immense creativity in itself. Usually, when we hear this word, picture of creative design of physical structures flashes in our mind. Integral to the identity of any country is its architectural heritage, combining modern and traditional architectural designs or product of the blend between splendid modern and traditional architecture. Based on what have found, architecture has been Rosen down into many categories to fit the lifestyle of people in a particular place at a particular time. There are basically two types of architect which are modern architecture and traditional architecture. According to...

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Consequences of Postmodernism in the Movie

How the movie "American Psycho" relates to the post modern society of America in the 80' IIS Postmodernism was first seen in the late nineteenth century, but after the second world war it was applied to people's everyday life. "American Psycho" portraits the reality and consequences of postmodernism through the mysterious life of Patrick Bateman as the "American Psycho". Patrick Bateman is the main character of the movie, and the whole world is seen through his eyes. The moral in the movie is that there are no morals, it is one big twisted game fighting for status. Patriot's life comes focused on this goal through worshipping the surface through capitalistic, consumerist and narcissistic behavior. The "Business card" scene definitely displays that...

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Postmodernism and Connection to Society

Post-Modernism and Connection to Society In a world that is constantly changing and developing, art can fluctuate throughout time. Postmodernism, is commonly referred to the movement of art, architecture, and criticism in the late 20th century. Various interpretations of culture, art, philosophy, history, economics, and fiction are widely pronounced themes and topics found in art during this era. In history, many different societies have emerged throughout time. In many third world and developing countries, as well as historical eras, Authoritarianism, or commonly known as a closed society, corruption and pluralism have been influenced into art. Political history and society is widely influenced and depicted in the art we see today. The shift during mid to late sass abstract impressionism and conceptuality,...

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Art Deco movement and description

Art Deco by grandparents 'Art Deco' was an art movement that flourished through the sass's and sass's. The decade opened up an extensive variety of original and distinctive styles and still remains to be the foundation of 'an era so rich and so remote that at times it seems to belong to the unfathomable domain of dreams (Coated, n. D). ' Art Deco was a necessity at the time, due to the economic crisis and war. Society needed pop color and creative, eccentric designs to brighten up the dull life they were living. People deed to Escape reality and drown in a world completely unlike their own. Freethinking and creativeness was embraced, not frowned upon. It was revolutionary, the start of...

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Postmodernism &Marketing

Due to its profound effect on individualistic side of consumer and consumption, it is inevitable hat marketing is also affected deeply by postmodernism. Hence, those who would like to make a long run and satisfying profit have to develop at least a basic understanding of the terms "postmodern" and "postmodern marketing". It would be more convenient to give some basic knowledge about postmodernism before explaining its huge effect on the discipline of marketing. According to Encyclopedia Britannica postmodernism is defined as a "late 20th-century movement characterized by broad skepticism, subjectivism, or relativism; a general suspicion of reason; and an acute sensitivity to the role of ideology in asserting and maintaining lattice and economic power". Postmodernism can be viewed as a criticism...

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Postmodernism

First of all, it is important to be aware of the differences between postmodernism and modernism. While modernism always tries to find a new way to express something, postmodernism has no such concern. Modernism itself is representational, normative, original and Universalism. It has a linear progress. Postmodernism has no concern about being original. Moreover postmodernism claims that there is not possible way to create something brand new anymore. So, contrary to modernism's originality, postmodernism is quotation based. It is simulation and relativistic. While it is common to encounter alienated self in postmodernism, there is a decanter self in postmodernism. It will be useful to adopt the major characteristics of postmodernism into the postmodern movies. In postmodern films, we usually do see...

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Impressionism in Conrad and Joyce

Impressionism in Literature: Joseph Conrad & James Joyce. This essay attempts to give a brief comparison between two of the major representatives of the English Modernism, James Joyce and Joseph Conrad. Although these two writers come from very different backgrounds, they share the rejection of conventional realism and the search for new way to approach reality. In doing this, I will focus on the presence on Impressionistic ideas and in the new methods they will employ to depict reality. First of all, a swift definition of Impressionism in literature hooked be given. Many critics have argued that both in Jockey's and Concord's writings we could find impressionistic ideas, a new methodology of acknowledging the human experience. Impressionism have is origins in...

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Steven Holl – Ideas on Architecture

Steven Hold: Thoughts and Ideas on Architecture As I sit and listen to the rainfall, I can't help but wonder about the changing of seasons. Winter to spring, Spring to summer, summer to fall, fall back to winter. While each droplet of rain must have Journeyed long and far before it descended upon me, now it's Just a pool of droplets. The best part about spring is the rain showers. Without the spring rain we would have no summer flowers, no gardens, not leaves or grass. Spring marks the direction of a new change. One with more life, a new beginning of sorts. A precedent for the following months; a metamorphosis from en season to the next. Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclites...

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The Italian Retreat from Modern Architecture

'The Italian Retreat from Modern Architecture: Gig Pont', Nonlinearity and others Italy is decentralized in Europe, south side ripping Transition Interview Difficult position in the way they accept refugees, pressures Italy have never been absolute 1860- unified by man but not unified in region, approaches to life, culture and language vary great amounts between cities of Italy. 1959? Renee Bonham Nonlinearity, the Italian retreat from modern architecture Attacking individualistic new Italian architects that were trying to be dedicate in the way they developed architecture, Just interested in themselves Guide Canella, a page from the article on the 'Amsterdam School' Renee Bonham, conclusion of his article in The Architectural Review Ernest Nathan Rogers, 'Continuity' o crisis? ' (Continuity of crisis? ), Isabella,...

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Pablo picasso and marcel duchamp

Pablo Picasso & Marcel Decamp Pablo Picasso is one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. He was born in Spain but worked mainly in France, where he became the most well-known artist of his time. Picasso massive output of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and ceramics was inspired by many different sources. In the early sass, Picasso developed a movement that signified him, it was known as "cubism". This movement marked the beginning of modernism. Marcel Decamp has been known for his rebellious ideas and actions in the 20th century. He was born in France but moved to the USA, and became a US citizen in 1955. His works were known as "Ready-made". Duchess's ready-made changed what art meant....

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Modernism in Art

Modernism is an inclusive name applied to the many forms of rebellion against the accepted and the tra- ditional. A modernist likes to be thought a rebel—sometimes he is and will starve for his principles, sometimes he is not, but only a self-advertiser. Modernism has had the good effect of arousing the anger of the "complacent exponents of the thing that is.” When modernist art is shown, old man know-it-all denounces these “fakirs”, “freaks" aud “queerists,” with their "crazy-quilt” art. He calls this tin* cult of “crudity and ugliness” and their can- vases "color puddles” of “delirious dyers.” The rebels strike back, taunting academists with stand-patism, and asserting that "art critics are useless and harmful.” "Imagination shall not be chained,”...

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