I think that Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s artwork of the Umbrellas was very creative. Im not exactly sure what they were thinking when they created this work, but I have an idea. I think that they were thinking about the visual perception of art. What do people view art as, is the question they were thinking about? They then came up with an id
Abstract Expressionism is a form of art (mainly painting) that developed after one of the most difficult periods in human history. This period began during the great depression in the 1930’s and ended with the end of World War II in 1945. When the war ended, Germany, Italy and Japan had been defeated and much of Europe and Japan were in ruins. T
The artwork, Adoration of the Magi, can be portrayed, comprehended, and viewed in many opposing styles, but the significant aspect of this narrative imagery is commonly shared within all versions. The emphasis surrounds the baby Jesus Christ who is depicted as royalty and one with high power, but this representation is debatable. The purpose of th
It is two in the morning. I am coming home from a party on Friday night, and I stop at a stoplight. I am sitting in my 1995 Dodge Avenger. My windows are open and the radio is off. From a distance I hear what sounds like an angry bumblebee. As the sound becomes more intense, I identify it with the lime green Honda CRX pulling alongside me. As
For my topic I choose to experiment in an almost ancient art of Fly-tying. The art of fly-tying originated in the United States of America back in the 1820’s. Over time man has perfected this art and passed it on from generation to generation. I selected this topic because of the combined creativity and both mental and physical abilities it requir
American Gothic was painted by Grant Wood in 1930. When looking at the painting you can see two persons that obviously appear as how two persons would have looked like in the 1930s. They are simple living people, dependant on their routines and clearly living on the countryside. The ma
Its midnight, a quiet, silent night, everything is perfectly still, except for a lost wondering, young, peasant girl, standing alone in the pitch black darkness of the night. Above her is only a half shining moon creeping through the night darkness No one is around it is as if it were the end of the world. Its as though this young girl is the last
The story of Joseph and Potiphar’s wife is told in the first book of the Bible, Genesis, chapter 39. Joseph was sold into slavery by his brothers and bought by Potiphar, a high ranking official in the Pharaoh’s service. “The Lord was with Joseph,” and gave him success in everything he did. This pl
Video artists always were trying to communicate with many different ways involving video technology. This category, which Ange Leccia works, a theatrical video performance or video installation consistently used by the artist since the early 1980s and has been developed into more elaborate forms of video communication works.
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During his lifetime, Anthony Caro has extended the tradition of constructed sculpture established in the early nineteenth century by Pablo Picasso. He was the first to create large sculptures that spread out along the ground both independent of base and pedestal. In creating these works of art, Caro broke with totemic
Loco Blocos End the Occupation Performance
On October 25, 2003 some 15,000 protestors from all around came to the streets of San Francisco to protest the U.S. occupation of Iraq and to bring the troops home. At the center of the all the emotional chanting and shouting, posters and propaganda, were a group of colorfully dressed young people
The Greek play Antigone, written by Sphocles, stresses the use of power and morality versus the law. The story deals with Antigones brother whose body has been left unburied because of crimes against the state. The sight of her brother being unburied drives Antigone to take action against the state and bury her brother regardless of the consequenc
I visited the APEX Museum on 12 March 2006. There were many things that caught my eye. The Apex Museums mission statement is: to accurately interpret and present history from an African American perspective in order to help all American and International visitors better understand and appreciate the contributions of African Americans to America as
Art began to take off in America as portraits of grand landscapes rather then colossal monuments. The artists painted what they could relate to and the United States was not about culture. Its beauty was entirely focused on nature, handed to the new land by the grace of God. Before painting made its way into American society in the 1800s, the on
The works Barn Burning by William Faulkner and The Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck at first glance may seem to have no connection, but in spite of different plot they focus on similar ideas.
The story Barn Burning by William Faulkner discusses the inner conflict within Sartoris Snopes, a young boy who faced a dilemma. He tries to make
Even the average person with little or no background in art may have heard the names Leonardo da Vinci, Michaelangelo, or Raphael. Not only because they are the most famous and noteworthy painters, sculptors, draughtsmen, designers, and inventors of the high renaissance, but also because of the countless stories and movies, fact and fiction which i
There are various aspects through which people, especially youth, identify themselves. People are always sending some sort of communication out at all times, whether it is subconscious or not. Images and styles are adopted which communicate meanings about the individual to his/her peers and to society. Styles of dress, language, music, and dance ar
The term body piercing is fairly self evident. It refers to the piercing of the body with a hollow gauge needle and the installation of surgical grade steel (or gold, titanium, surgical plastic) jewellery into the tongue, nipples, nostril, naval, lips, labia, eyebrow, ear cartilage, ear lobe, ear tragus, perineum, penis, scrotum, septum, clitoral h
Tattooing and body piercing are popular among young people today. There are many answers to this statement. Some believe that tattooing and body piercing is a form of self-mutilation. Many believe its a form of expressing yourself. Finally Most believe that its a form of rebellion, particularly against your parents.
Many believe its a