"Mary Pratt Arts Of The Contact Zone" Essays and Research Papers

  • Mary Pratt Arts Of The Contact Zone

    Understanding Pratt After talking to students in classroom who were assigned to do a project on Pratt, getting a frequent response “I didn’t read it, it’s too hard to comprehend” was an ordinary thing. Therefore, writing a response to Pratt’s essay in a language that is comprehendible by regular people can be very helpful to those struggling students. In "Arts of the Contact Zone" Pratt discusses the mix of two different cultures in one area. Where one person is born and lives in a "contact zone" he/she...

    Communication, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 1366  Words | 4  Pages

  • arts of the contact zone

    The idea of a contact zone and a community is distinct from one another, yet they can both be used to define the characteristics of the same group. Mary Louise Pratt believes that communities are often seen as the more dominant viewpoint to the general public but she also argues that we need to develop ways to understand the differences of culture and grasp the idea of transculturation through the contact zone. A single group should always be viewed from both community and contact zone points of view...

    Andean Community, Andes, Community 1239  Words | 4  Pages

  • Arts of the Contact Zone

    Essay #2 Arts of the Contact Zone During a recent English Literature class we were asked to read and learn about the Arts of the Contact Zone by Mary Louise Pratt. This essay opened up a whole new concept for me. The new term “Contact Zone” appeared and Pratt defined it as “social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or the aftermaths as they are lived out in many parts of the...

    Cultural diversity, Culture, Education 1067  Words | 3  Pages

  • Arts of the Contact Zone

    Grant Schumacher Paper 3 English 110 Final Draft Arts of the Contact Zone: Parody Assignment Pratt defines a contact zone by saying it is “social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out in many parts of the world today” (319). What this means to me, is that there is classrooms in which there are many differences, which creates a difficult learning...

    1997 in film, A Story, Education 2064  Words | 6  Pages

  • arts of the contact zone

    was black as a way to reach a contact zone. Contact zones are defined as “social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in highly asymmetrical relations.” (Pratt 487). In the Mary Louise Pratt's essay, “Arts of the Contact Zone,” Pratt reports the advantages and disadvantages that contact zones bring. Pratt emphasizes that a contact zone allows people to interact between cultures and break the cultural boundary. When a contact zone is established, people are able...

    African American, Black people, Race 1455  Words | 4  Pages

  • Commentary Arts of the Contact Zone

    one strong community, we are already helping one another and no further change is needed; yet the reality is quite the opposite. By having one people rich and the other poor, you create an inevitable clash between the two. Pratt would define it as the following, “(contact zones) refer to social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery” (487). Historically, the Spanish colonized the indigenous...

    Sociology 903  Words | 3  Pages

  • Arts of the Contact Zone

     In Mary Louise Pratt’s words of “Arts of the Contact Zone”, a community is “held together by a homogeneous competence or grammar shared identically and equally among all the members.” (493) What she means by that is we all share the same traits. I am a member of the aviation community of The University of North Dakota. It consists of about 1,200 students and was started in 1968 by John D. Odegard. The department employs over 30 faculty members and offers the aviation education...

    Air traffic control, Air traffic controller, Culture 1763  Words | 4  Pages

  • Contact Zones

    mind of each lives the image of their communion’” (Pratt 493). Anderson likes to think that communities are only distinguished by what the citizens imagine them to be. Mary Louise Pratt, writer of Arts of the Contact Zone, agrees with Anderson in some ways; on the contrary, she argues that communities are utopian in that they prefer to practice equality, promote freedom, and obey the passive morality that exists within the cracks of the community. Pratt states that the societies are hypocrites in the...

    Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Culture 1389  Words | 4  Pages

  • Contact Zones

    be analytical, and curious of their surroundings. Mary Louise Pratt describes this as creating a contact zone where parody, critique, and unseemly comparisons create social disruptions in which students are challenged. In her essay “Arts of the Contact Zone,” she proposes that classrooms should take up this style of educating. What would a contact zone in a classroom perform like? Out of all the elements that are capable of creating a contact zone, parody is one of the more familiar choices that...

    Classroom, Louise Pratt, Shame 930  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparing "Arts of the Contact Zone" and Animism and the Alphabet"

    with you. In “Arts of the Contact Zone”, Mary Louise Pratt defines contact zones as “the space in which transculturation takes place – where two different cultures meet and inform each other, often in highly asymmetrical ways.” Both “Arts of the Contact Zone” and David Abram’s “Animism and the Alphabet” attempt to form an interpretation between the relationship of our natural environment and our everyday lives. According to both the author’s writing, Pratt’s concept of contact zone is useful in helping...

    Culture, Ecology, Environment 882  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Community/Contact Zone of Chisholm

    population is an aging one, and most of the people in the town are elderly. Because of this, the youth of the community have many people who have real-life stories to tell that can change the way they think or act. In her essay, Arts of the Contact Zone, Mary Louise Pratt, a Stanford professor, talks about communities in a way that most people wouldn’t even think of. She says the our idea of communities is that they are “strongly utopian, embodying values like equality, fraternity, liberty, which...

    1985 singles, Culture, Indigenous peoples 1723  Words | 5  Pages

  • Contact Zone

    Mary Louise Pratt wrote A Contact Zone, a short story about how many different cultures interact through Transculturation and contact zones. A contact zone is defined as “is the gap in which transculturation takes place- where two different cultures meet and inform each other, in uneven ways” (mariexotoni). In my owns words, a contact zone can be where two different people from different backgrounds, teachings, and traditions come together and share their experiences. Contact zones can be seen...

    2002 albums, A Good Thing, Culture 1335  Words | 4  Pages

  • Contact Zones in Chicano Culture

    Contact Zones in Chicano Culture Meeting someone from another culture expands your knowledge of the world. As you receive new information, you are giving some of your own. The experience of two different people meeting is far less than the experience of two different cultures of people meeting. The most common outcome of these meeting is one culture dominates over the other. This domination eventually leads to hatred towards the oppressors, until the dominated are free. Over many years, the dominated...

    Catholicism, Chicanismo, Chicano 1065  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mary Louise Pratt Edward Said

    homeland. Great opening sentences. Mary Louise Pratt, Kenji Yoshino and Edward Said all present very good methods of maintaining one's national identity in their essays. In Mary Louise Pratt's essay Arts of the Contact Zone she gives examples of people who are in a contact zone. Contact zones are where people are meeting other cultures, and they have to remember not to lose their own. (this was a run-on so I made it into two senteces)One of the Arts of the contact zone that describes what has happened...

    Cultural assimilation, Culture, Harvard University alumni 1136  Words | 3  Pages

  • Q2R Mary Louise Pratt

    110 1-21-2014 Arts of the Contact Zone Questions for a Second Reading: 1. In my opinion, the introductory story Pratt is telling about her sons and their baseball cards not only gets the reader interested in what is to come, but also gets them thinking a little about how worthy their education system. It sparked my interest to learn that her sons were learning their phonics not in school, but by reading the names and statistics of players on baseball cards. Later on, Pratt relates a story about...

    Culture, Education, Educational psychology 952  Words | 3  Pages

  • Arts Of The Contact Zone

    Response to Question 1 According to Mary Pratt, “contact zone” is a term “to refer to social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out in many parts of the world today” (Pratt 487). In Pratt's speech “Arts of the Contact Zone,” she uses terms, such as autoethnography and transculturation, to help demonstrate the reasoning of her ideas. The main...

    Baseball, Baseball card, Baseball cards 587  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Literate Arts: What is the Purpose?

    Nicholas Crawford English 103 10 September 2014 The Literate Arts: What is the Purpose? As a student I have read several essays, all in different but connecting points of view that explore in depth the diverse ways of education, educating in the literate arts, learning, using the information, and applying it to life. In reading the controversial opinions expressed throughout these essays, the question, “What are the literate arts good for?” has crossed my mind more than a few times. Four authors...

    Aerosmith, Critical pedagogy, Education 1343  Words | 5  Pages

  • Contact Zones of Education

    schools in the state of Minnesota. This idea has both of Pratt’s elements heterogeneous and homogeneous folded into one simple Academy. Having the opportunity to be educated in this somewhat unconventional style, I was introduced to a community and contact zone through my many different experiences throughout my career there. One of the most obvious attempts to create a homogeneous atmosphere associated with Saint Thomas Academy (STA), is the all male aspect forced onto the students. This style of...

    Education, Heterogeneity, High school 1513  Words | 4  Pages

  • Contact Zones Within College Sports

    Contact Zones Within Collegiate Sports The definition of sports is physical activity that is governed by a set of rules or customs and often engaged in competitively. However to fully understand sports, especially collegiate sports, you must acknowledge the existence of contact zones. Contact zone is a term used to "refer to social spaces (teams) where cultures (players and coaches) meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in the contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power (coaches...

    Player, Players, Team 1062  Words | 3  Pages

  • Critical Thinking in the Combat Zone: An Art

    Critical Thinking in the Combat Zone Critical Thinking in the Combat Zone The art of critical thinking is just that, an art. It comes with time, patience, and practice. Paul and Elder (2006) describe critical thinking as the art of thinking about thinking while thinking in order to make thinking better. It involves three interwoven phases: it analyzes thinking, it evaluates thinking, it improves thinking. At some time, all of us have done some sort critical thinking. It may have been...

    Better, Cognition, Critical thinking 822  Words | 3  Pages

  • Key Tools to Maintain National Identity

    national identity can be linked directly with ideas of both Kenji Yoshino in his book, Covering: The New Civil Rights, as well as Mary Louise Pratt’s lecture called, Arts of the Contact Zone, whom both direct their arguments to increasingly diverse nations, specifically America. Palestinian can maintain their national identity by utilizing several ideas of Said, Pratt, and Yoshino, as well as through modern advances within transportation and communication. Palestinians, who no longer have a country...

    Arabic language, Civil and political rights, Culture 1468  Words | 4  Pages

  • Racial Profiling

    Bush during the president's Sep. 20, 2001 address to a joint session of Congress. Pratt, Mary Louis.Arts of the Contact Zones.” Modern Language Association. JSTOR (1991), pp 60- 68. Print. 27 Mar 2014 The article “Art of the Contact Zones” by Mary Louis Pratt is mainly about “contact zones” and how they are a place for language, literacy, and culture. She defines contact zones as “social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in contexts of highly...

    Federal government of the United States, New York City, New York City Police Department 1362  Words | 8  Pages

  • Contact

    surface must not have irregularities larger than about 1/5 the wavelength of light that is being focused. By that criterion a radio telescope is several hundred thousand times easier to figure than an optical telescope of the same size In the movie "Contact," astronomer Ellie Arroway, played by actress Jodie Foster, searches for signs of extraterrestrial life using massive, Earth-bound radio telescopes. Much of Contact's scientific intrigue, based on Carl Sagan's 1985 bestseller, unfolds at two National...

    Astronomy, Electromagnetic radiation, Galaxy 982  Words | 3  Pages

  • Two Authors with one Voice

    other’s words. Some individuals are confident enough to write about themselves and talk freely to the public. In both cases, Mary Louise Pratt and John Wideman show these forms of speaking known as “ethnography” and “autoethnography” through their writings. Mary Louise Pratt uses many ideas and terms in her work “Arts of the Contact Zone”. Some of these terms include contact zone, transculturation, and even autoethnography. She uses these terms and ideas to help show or explain different events that...

    Talk radio 2548  Words | 7  Pages

  • Mary

    Eve, Mary-mother of Jesus, and Mary Magdalene are all prominent characters in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles and to some extent are mentioned in the Quran. Regardless of whether or not a person believes these women really existed as portrayed within these religious texts, they had and still have a major impact on societal views towards women today. For women to be truly liberated and treated as equals to men requires the circumvention of conventional patriarchal, anti-feminist interpretations and...

    Bible, Christianity, Feminism 2613  Words | 7  Pages

  • Chris Ofili's The Holy Virgin Mary: Analysis

    This paper will be about the visual description about “The Holy Virgin Mary” (1996) by Chris Ofili is a narrative painting. Chris Ofili works with embodied spirituality and also a serious artist but he's also playful and ironic. His paintings discharge a psychic energy. The Holy Virgin Mary is a colorful canvas incorporating paper collage, colored pushpins, foil, paint, glitter and elephant manure. (Daily Telegraph) Ofili paints in a semiabstract style and his style were always cartoonish and even...

    Assumption of Mary, Blessed Virgin Mary, Chris Ofili 892  Words | 3  Pages

  • mary malony

    Slaughter,’’ reflect aspects of human perversity, cruelty, and violence. ‘‘Lamb to the Slaughter’’ opens with Mary Maloney, the pregnant, doting wife of a policeman waiting for her husband to come home from work. When he does so, he makes an abrupt but unspecified statement to Mary, the upshot of which is that he intends to leave her. Her connubial complacency shattered by this revelation, Mary crushes her husband’s skull with a frozen leg of lamb and then arranges an alibi. The laconic suddenness of...

    Husband, Marriage, Roald Dahl 1166  Words | 4  Pages

  • arts

    Grozen Benjelyn M. IV BSBA Project exam: reflection paper Ayala museum is the home of the Philippines art, history and culture. It is where collections of iconic paintings, historic dioramas and historic costumes are displayed. Ayala museum is inspirational and to observe the vintage Filipina costumes. I visited the ayala museum with my tree classmates before our group came to museum some places in ayala are so interested so my classmates and me taking pictures. It is my first time...

    Ayala Corporation, Bank of the Philippine Islands, Jaime Augusto Zobel 1759  Words | 5  Pages

  • Education: Reality vs. Fiction

    having students copy down a full board of notes filled with the information that the instructor is supposed to immerse the students into. Because of instances like this you have writers like Freire, Pratt, Rodriguez, and Miller questioning the true motives of those in the profession of the literate arts. Freire feels as though educators have a critical role in each and every student’s life. Education for Freire is not a neutral process; it is often assumed that teachers have something that the students...

    Critical pedagogy, Education, Literacy 1261  Words | 3  Pages

  • mary quant

    MARY QUANT Mary Quant was born on the 11th of February 1934 in England, she is still alive she’s 80 years old and is famous for being a fashion designer and fashion icon. She is most known for creating clothing like miniskirts and hot pants she also made them popular. Before she was famous she studied art education at Goldsmiths College in London before she became a designer. FACTS: She was the first winner of the dress of the year award in 1963. She met her husband who was also her business...

    Clothing, February 11, London 1804  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mary Ainsworth

    Mary Ainsworth a Prominent Woman of Psychology PSY/310 October 30, 2010 Mary Ainsworth a Prominent Woman of Psychology Mary D. Salter- Ainsworth was born in Glendale, Ohio in December of 1913. Her parents were both academics at Dickenson College. Her father majored in history, while Mary’s mother focused on teaching and nursing. According to her biography, Mary and her two sisters grew up in a very “close-knit family” (Ainsworth, 1983). The importance of education was definitely impressed...

    American Psychological Association, Attachment theory, Developmental psychology 1586  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Art of Negotiating

    The Art of Negotiating : The Art of Negotiating T. Sivasankaran Advesh Consultancy Services Chennai India Factors to successful negotiation 1) Mastery 2) Skill 3) Knowledge 4) Awareness BASICS OF NEGOTIATION : BASICS OF NEGOTIATION • We all negotiate, all the time- at home, with friends, at office, in public These negotiations can be about anything Negotiation is the most effective way of resolving conflicts and securing agreement A two way discussion to agree terms Conferring for the purpose...

    Best alternative to a negotiated agreement, Contract, Dispute resolution 1705  Words | 6  Pages

  • Mary Kay

    MARY KAY Introduction: Mary Kay is one of the largest cosmetic companies in the United States. Mary Kay Ash started her dream in 1963 when she first opened the doors to the very first Beauty by Mary Kay in Dallas, TX (Mary Kay, Inc.) It all began after she spent 25 years in direct selling for Stanley products. After a successful career with Stanley products, she started writing a book about direct sales, but it became a book about managing people. She started thinking about what a “dream company”...

    Cosmetics companies of the United States, Direct marketing, Marketing 1370  Words | 4  Pages

  • Our Time

    The Mission of an Autoethnography In Mary Louise Pratt’s essay, “Arts of the Contact Zone,” we are introduced to the idea of contact zones, autoethnography, and new ways of looking at common ideas. I wanted to see some examples of what she was really talking about. After reading John Edgar Wideman’s “Our Time” we can see that Pratt’s ideas and terms are accurate because they can be applied to this reading as well as others. "Our Time" is an autoethnography because it uses diffeerent points...

    A Story, Contact, Culture 2188  Words | 6  Pages

  • Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    Archangel Gabriel announces to the Virgin Mary that she will give birth to the Son of God, Jesus Christ. This narrative was first written in the book of Luke, Chapter 1, verses 26-38 of the New Testament. This subject in particular is so central because it is the beginning of what will become Christ’s entrance into the physical and spiritual world. The figures present in this narrative are paramount to the natural composition of the scene – two parallel figures (Mary and Gabriel) engaging in a spiritual...

    Angel, Annunciation, Christianity 1242  Words | 4  Pages

  • Arts

    (Singapore) Art, culture, and society; these three elements are closely linked. These three elements affect one another in one way or another. There is often a conflict of interest between the artist, the audience, and the government body. The artist’s aim is to express art freely. The audience’s aim is to view art in forms that are not offensive to them. The government’s aim is to mitigate the conflict of interest between the two parties by implementing policies and restrictions to art pieces that...

    Aesthetics, Art, Artist 1171  Words | 3  Pages

  • Wideman

    another's death on his conscience and a robbery on his record. Wideman's story is much like Mary Pratt's speech of “The Contact Zone” and one specific topic is that of John Wideman's paper is an autoethonography. To properly describe what an autoethonography is, we must first define what a contact zone is. A contact zone is “social space where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other” (487). Mary Pratt later goes on to describe what autoethonography is and according to her, autoethonography...

    Causality, Effect, Jamila Wideman 1522  Words | 4  Pages

  • Art

    Art 1030: ART APPRECIATION Dr. Carol Ventura Study Guide for First Test Spring 2015 You do not have to know the names of artists or their work for this test. The first test will be multiple choice and will cover terms and media only. These words are from the text, lectures, and videos. I suggest you make a flashcard for each word with the word and a photocopy of the example from the book (if there is one) on one side and the meaning and context on the other. When you study with the flash cards...

    Arch, Barrel vault, Color 487  Words | 2  Pages

  • Concentric Zone

    A. Concentric Zone Theory The Concentric ring model also known as the Burgess model is one of the earliest theoretical models to explain urban social structures. It was created by sociologist Ernest Burgess in 1925. Zone I, the CBD, lies at the centre of the city. Zone II is in transition. It is the crowded, multi-occupied zone of the city first invaded by migrants. Within this Zone are the ghetto areas (these are not necessarily slums). In Zone III are the working men's houses, the area...

    Central business district, City, City layout models 1501  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hail Mary by Tupac Shakur A literary Analysis

     Hail Mary by Tupac Shakur A literary Analysis The song “Hail Mary” by Tupac Shakur has sparked continued interest and attracted much criticism. Tupac’s application of the eternal theme of the struggle between good and evil to the cycle of prey vs. predator that is showcased in “Hail Mary” is unique and incorporates heart, mind, body and soul. Tupac explores the catch 22 of falling prey to evil if choosing to become a predator in order to survive, and shares the conflicting emotions...

    All Eyez on Me, Blessed Virgin Mary, Death Row Records 1259  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Art

    communicate and if it has improved or been detrimental to the art of communication. In the 21st century, the human race has more ways to communicate than ever before. This includes the use of the internet, the mobile phone, television and radio, as well as written and spoken communication. With all these methods, why do some argue that the art of communication has been lost? This essay will discuss how the internet has affected this art but it has not been lost but simply modified. Communication...

    Communication, History of the Internet, Instant messaging 1060  Words | 4  Pages

  • Renaissance Art

    2/15/2013 ARTH 104-004 A Renaissance Art Comparison Art in the Renaissance period was majorly influenced by social, political, and cultural aspects of this time period. Art in Italy during the fifteenth century greatly influenced art throughout northern Europe. Though there are distinct differences between the Italian Renaissance and the Northern Renaissance, Italy did inspire a movement that eventually spread throughout the rest of Europe. Two particular art pieces from each area that will be...

    Filippo Brunelleschi, Florence, Gothic art 811  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mary Magdalene

    In this paper I will share the life of Mary Magdalene, the faithful disciple she was to Jesus all the way to the very end and how God wants us to model our lives in the same fashion. Mary Magdalene’s life as we know it begins in her native city of Magdala. “Magdala is the Greek form of mighdol or “watchtower,” probably named for the tower that guarded the city.” (The Zondervan Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Bible, 1975, p. 105) It is believed that Mary received her last name Magdalene by designation...

    Christianity, Crucifixion of Jesus, Gospel of Luke 1447  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mary Rowlandson

    Mary Rowlandson’s The Sovereignty and Goodness of God is a widely known autobiography that gives unique insight into a New England, Puritan, women’s captivity by the native people. This book has been highly regarded and widely read by Americans since its first publishing in the seventeenth century and has now been published in over forty editions. Thankfully we are able to view this great work. Mary Rowlandson was not the conventional, white, male, writer at this time and consistent persuasion...

    Captivity narrative, Indigenous peoples, Indigenous peoples of the Americas 1901  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mary Mallon

    investigation and virtually a whole new explanation of diseases spreading thru "healthy carriers." After reading Typhoid Mary by Judith Walzer Leavitt one has found that this is a story about an Irish immigrant that was a victim of circumstance and her struggle for her freedom. Mary Mallon was an Irish immigrant that came to America in 1884, by herself at the age of fifteen years old. Mary never had a college education to find a high-paying job such as a doctor or a lawyer, but she made a living by cooking...

    Asymptomatic carrier, Mary Mallon, Quarantine 2403  Words | 6  Pages

  • Art History Michelangelo Bouarroti's

    we look deep into the painting we can interpret that Michelangelo’s: The Last Judgment divided the structure into several zones. There are four horizontal zones that are divided vertically. As a result the lowest zone is represented as “the mouth of hell”, with the resurrection of the death to our left and on the right with the deeper regions to hell. The second to last zone are where the angels are centered with trumpets being sound of the end of time. To the left the resurrection of the dead is...

    Fresco, High Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci 1460  Words | 4  Pages

  • An Autoethnographic Analysis of “Our Time”

    in the sense that both worldviews are both self-portrayed and examined through the other viewpoint. In order to analyze Wideman’s work it is imperative to understand the fundamentals of an autoethnography. Mary Louise Pratt describes an authoethnography in her work, “Arts of the Contact Zone: A text in which people engage with representations other have made of them…Autoethnographic texts are representations that the so-defined others construct in response to or in dialogue with those texts (ethnographies)...

    Anthropology, Culture, Linguistic relativity 1331  Words | 4  Pages

  • CV Erlano Mary Joan 1

    Mary Joan P. Erlano Address: Blk. D15 Lot 3 Brgy. San Andres 2 Dasmariñas, Cavite Telephone Number(Home): Telephone Number(Cell): 0916-1168596 E-mail: erlanojoan@gmail.com Skype ID: mary.erlano Date of Birth: 03/12/1991 Place of Birth: Salitran, Cavite , Philippines Country of Citizenship: Philippines Country of Residence: Philippines Field of Training Desired: Hospitality Management Length of Program desired: 12 months Date available to start training: 03/30/2015 Summary of...

    Academic degree, Bachelor's degree, Microsoft 307  Words | 2  Pages

  • Mary Cassatt Essay

    History Mary Cassatt On 1844 Mary Cassatt was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania to a well-to-do family. She shared the house her father built on Rebecca Street with her younger brother Gardner and her older siblings Lydia, Alexander and Robbie. Robert Cassatt, Mary’s father, was a successful banker and also Mayor of Allegheny City for a time. Mary’s mother, Katherine Cassatt was well educated for a woman in the nineteenth century, forever having to abandon nests she had only just made. Mary Cassatt...

    École des Beaux-Arts, Edgar Degas, History of painting 1525  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mary Cassatt

    Mary Cassatt Exhibit Erica December 5, 2010 Humanities 100 Mary Cassatt is the artist chosen to be showcased in my museum exhibit. She is well known for her paintings of women and children. The way this exhibit will be set up is the growth of a child and the different daily activities a mother takes part in. A museum is going to play a role in how the exhibit is seen. It is important that the exhibit be planned out and organized to appeal to the visitors. Museums play crucial roles in our...

    Bond of Association, Canvas, Family 1523  Words | 4  Pages

  • arts

    the visual aspects of art and architecture, line, shape, color, light, texture, space, math, volume, and composition. Style – the combination of form and composition that makes a work distinctive. Content – includes subject matter or meaning and a work of art. School of artists – a group of artist usually working at the same time and sharing similar style influences and ideas Iconography – identify and studying and subject matter and conventional symbols and works of arts. Representational –...

    2nd millennium BC, Babylon, Borobudur 1106  Words | 9  Pages

  • Baroque Art

    Baroque Art Styles Amber Eagler American Intercontinental University Abstract The author of this paper has chosen three works of art from the Baroque Style. The three works of art are as follows; Pieta, The Entombment, and Rembrandt’s Belshazzar. The author gives her insight about the painterly appearance of the works of art. In this paper, we will analyze these three paintings and how they fit into the Baroque time period. Baroque Art Styles This paper will start with an explanation...

    Annibale Carracci, Baroque, Caravaggio 1364  Words | 4  Pages

  • Donatello Art

    early Renaissance period. The most famous works of art by Donatello include David, Mary Magdalene, Madonna, Salome, Zuccone, St. Mark, St. John the Evangelist and St. George and the Dragon Donatello was a forerunner of humanistic expression and worked towards creating a system of perspective Donatello produced sculptures in marble, bronze, terracotta and wood Donatello was one of the first Renaissance artists interested in the Classical art and architecture of ancient Greece and Rome and became...

    Cosimo de' Medici, Donatello, Filippo Brunelleschi 840  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mary Heilmann Lovejoy

    Harley Henley Eric Claunch ARTA 1030 March 4, 2015 Mary Heilmann ​Mary Heilmann stated, “I look at paintings and try to sort them out—mine and other people’s—I get a feeling from a painting and then I try to figure out how it made me feel that way” (BOMB). The American artist Mary Heilman was born in San Francisco, California during 1940. She grew up near the ocean and beach. Mary loved her beach-theme lifestyle while growing up. Mary Heilmann attended University of California, Santa Barba...

    Art, Blue, Color 1065  Words | 5  Pages

  • Art Analysis

     Art Analysis The Merode Altarpiece, a piece by artist Robert Campin, is a representation of the Annunciation of Christ. The piece was originally painted in Flanders during the Early Renaissance period in 1425. It is a considerably small altarpiece, commissioned for a private residence, created with oil on wood panel. The piece is currently held in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The scene depicted in this particular altarpiece is very popular among artists during the Renaissance...

    Art, Blessed Virgin Mary, Jesus 920  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mary Barton

    Elizabeth Gaskell. Mary Barton. Ed. Edgar Wright. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. Questia. 9 Mar. 2006. In her novel, Mary Barton, Elizabeth Gaskell delivers a powerful and descriptive account of the living conditions during the Industrial Revolution in Manchester, England. Gaskell is able to deliver such a story through her aggressive approach in detail. The novel portrays life in Manchester as brutal and depressing. As the reader you don't just review topics discussed in class but...

    Industrial Revolution, Manchester, Marxism 787  Words | 3  Pages

  • art history

    Italo-Byzantine style, a.i. he still relied on Byzantine traits. b. Painter and mosaicist, b.i. Cimabue used the formal traits of Byzantine art, b.i.1. Brought emotional aspects, b.i.2. An increased concern with naturalism, b.i.3. New awareness of three-dimensional space to his stylized forms. c. Cimabue is considered by many to have provided the foundation for the art of Giotto and Duccio in the 14th century. d. His great contemporary, Dante, recognized the importance of Cimabue d.i. He placed...

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