"Self Portrait" Essays and Research Papers

  • Self-Portraits - Van Gogh and Rembrandt

    Each artist is an individual with a unique style, and although these styles can be similar in practice – the individuality of the artist often proves the...

    Chiaroscuro, Paul Gauguin, Portrait painting 1000 Words | 3 Pages

  • A Comparison Between Frida and Pollock

    Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist who describes the natural culture of Mexico in a style combining Realism, Symbolism and Surrealism. An active communist...

    Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, History of painting 1382 Words | 4 Pages

  • Frida Kahlo HSC Essay

    Diego Rivera. As a Mexican female artist in the 20th century, Frida’s themes expressed in her artworks were considered highly explicit at the time. She was...

    Diego Rivera, Frida, Frida Kahlo 1641 Words | 3 Pages

  • HUM 112 Assigment 2

    three examples of 19th century Impressionist painting or sculpture and three Post-Impressionist works. Explain how the six pieces of art fall into these two...

    Camille Pissarro, Claude Monet, Impressionism 1616 Words | 10 Pages

  • Signs and Symbols Art Essay

    emanating emotion through their paintings. Van Gogh’s The Night Café (1888) [refer Appendix 1] depicts the intimacy of Paris at night through the use of dark...

    Archibald Prize, Art, Brett Whiteley 1443 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Cahnging Role and Status of the Artist 1300-1600

    She mainly created portraits, usually seated, of wealthy men and women often posed against a dark or neutral background. This type of framing...

    Albrecht Dürer, Early Netherlandish painting, Florence 2133 Words | 7 Pages

  • Frida Kahlo

    affected her mental state at all. In the years to come, frida embarked on many artistic projects, a lot of these being portraits. Although...

    Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, History of painting 2007 Words | 5 Pages

  • Evaluate How Practitioners Use Text, Symbols and Compositional Strategies to Construct Meaning in Artworks.

    world in their paintings. Kahlo’s artworks such as he “Self-Portrait as a Tehuana (Diego in my thoughts)” and “Henry Ford...

    Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, History of painting 1234 Words | 4 Pages

  • Van Goghs Sunflowers

    off his own ear as he is for his paintings. Throughout his life he had attacks of depression, periods of normality, and bouts of intense elation: all...

    Arles, Fauvism, Impressionism 894 Words | 3 Pages

  • Vincent Van Gogh: Madman and Artist

    have learned the fundamentals of how to draw while attending middle school, beyond that he took his basic knowledge and expanded that idea, teaching himself...

    Expressionism, Fauvism, Modern art 1914 Words | 5 Pages

  • Tree of Hope

    Tree of Hope Tree of Hope, aptly named, reflects the juxtaposition of pain and anguish against stoic determination to move past the hurdles of life and thus...

    Coyoacán, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo 1485 Words | 4 Pages

  • Freydoon Rassouli, Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn and and Vincent Van Gogh Comparason

    personal statement that is reflective of the "self within" but still open to the interpretation of the viewer. The language of Art is like...

    Art, Color, Emotion 927 Words | 3 Pages

  • Paul Gauguin: "Agony in the Garden".

    sides of his nature. (1) Here we find Gauguin's further use of symbolism as the work itself depicts his own self-portrait in the...

    Color, Impressionism, Jesus 1221 Words | 4 Pages

  • Frida Kahlo: Artistic Heroine and Revolutionary Woman

    Joan Mirò, Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, Tanguy, and Paalen, the so called “big shits”. After receiving congratulations and praises in Paris, Kahlo felt...

    Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, History of painting 2407 Words | 7 Pages

  • Frida Kahlo

    them with alcohol, but she still attempted to paint. The combination of painkillers and alcohol caused her paintings to appear careless and hasty. Diego and...

    Color, Diego Rivera, Frida 818 Words | 3 Pages

  • Humanities Study Guide

    Greco: The Burial of Count Orgaz [pic] 2. Diego Velazquez: Las Meninas [pic] 3. Bernini: Colonnade of St. Peter's; David [pic] [pic] 3....

    Claude Monet, Édouard Manet, Gustave Courbet 573 Words | 5 Pages

  • Margaret Preston: Life Summary and Description of 3 Artworks

    April 1875 in Port Adelaide. Throughout her career, she produced over 400 artworks applying diverse techniques such as etching, monotyping, woodcutting,...

    Australia, Impressionism, Paul Gauguin 693 Words | 3 Pages

  • Between the Borderline of Mexico and the United States

    "Image in a self portrait generally communicates to the viewer information about the identity, character, environment, feelings...

    Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Latin America 826 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Disturbing Truth: Frida Kahlo's My Dress Hangs There

    their portraits of society which are often disturbing to the viewer. The role of an artist often includes acting as a social critic, to show us...

    André Breton, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo 2224 Words | 7 Pages

  • Research Paper About 1660 Rembrandt' Self Portrait

    No artist has left a loftier or more penetrating personal testament than Rembrandt van Rijn. In more than 90 portraits of himself that date...

    Amsterdam, Chiaroscuro, Etching 1976 Words | 5 Pages

  • Why Do Artists Make Self-Portraits?

    Why do artists make self-portraits? Why would someone take the time to create a work of art that merely resembles themselves?...

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce, Painting 1789 Words | 5 Pages

  • Van Gogh Self Portrait Analysis

    Self Portrait with a Bandaged ear and pipe Production background After having dreamt about an artist community for a long...

    Arles, Color, Les XX 436 Words | 2 Pages

  • Portrait of Marten Looten

    Christian Gutierrez Dr. Wendy Slatkin ART 213 19 November 2012 The Portrait of Marten Looten There have been many great artists throughout...

    Amsterdam, Brown, Chiaroscuro 1889 Words | 5 Pages

  • Portraiture Case Study

    Portraiture Case Study “Some of the most fascinating portraits are those that offer the viewer an emotional or psychological insight into...

    André Breton, Diego Rivera, Frida 2116 Words | 6 Pages

  • Reason TOK essay

    The dozens of self-portraits by Vincent van Gogh were an important part of his oeuvre as a painter. Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890)...

    Auvers-sur-Oise, Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, Paul Gauguin 1997 Words | 11 Pages

  • Picasso, Frida Khalo Essay

    subject matter referring to the wretchedness and loneliness of women, these works were motivated by the suicide of his close friend Carlos Casagemas....

    André Breton, Cubism, History of painting 822 Words | 2 Pages

  • Artwork

    Amy J Compare and Contrast Essay The “Self-Portrait with a bandaged ear” by Vincent Van Gogh and “The Two Fridas” by...

    Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, History of painting 613 Words | 2 Pages

  • Art Case Study 1

    monkeys are often a symbol of lust and desire; a possible comment on Frida’s documented adultery behavior. Frida’s intention was to juxtapose the purity of...

    Art, Culture, Diego Rivera 2864 Words | 8 Pages

  • Vincent Van Gogh

    in Saint-Remy from May 1889 until May 1890. He continued to paint, however, and in June 1889 executed the Starry Night and the extraordinary...

    Arles, Paul Gauguin, Post-Impressionism 598 Words | 2 Pages

  • Firda Kahlo Art Critical Analysing

    Analysis This is an oil on canvas painting by Frida Kahlo called Cropped Hair, made in 1940 at a size of 40x279cm. It is a self-...

    Color, Coyoacán, Diego Rivera 809 Words | 2 Pages

  • Frida Kahlo

    colors in the unloved, obedient Kahlo. The “strong Frida in Kahlo’s portrait...is the woman she became when she realized her society’s...

    Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, History of painting 4432 Words | 12 Pages

  • Frida Kahlo + Pablo Picasso

    painting is a self portrait of Frida Kahlo, in two split personalities. The Two Frida's was made in 1939. It is oil on canvas,...

    Bombing of Guernica, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo 4200 Words | 10 Pages

  • Pointillism

    not work out, as I found out most of his jobs Van Gogh’s father was a pastor so leaning on his religious upbringing he decided He failed at romance,...

    Expressionism, Museum of Modern Art, Painting 458 Words | 2 Pages

  • Here I' Am Taking My Own Picture

    article and explained the many possible reasons why you can't find a MySpace page without finding at least one of what the author calls a “self...

    Camera, Image, Photograph 537 Words | 2 Pages

  • Art Essay - Visual Language

    learned of the massacre. Frida Kahlo, a Mexican artist who belonged to the surrealist movement was an artist who often used signs and symbols in her...

    André Breton, Cubism, Frida Kahlo 805 Words | 2 Pages

  • Frida Kahlo: 'Diego and I'

    Title: Diego and IDescription:Diego and I was a self portrait painted by Frida Kahlo in 1949. This work was created in Mexico...

    Color, Coyoacán, Diego Rivera 407 Words | 2 Pages

  • art history

    Peasant Woman Cooking by a Fireplace” just after he completed “The Potato Eaters.” “Peasant Woman Cooking by a Fireplace” and the “Potato Peeler” both...

    Expressionism, Pointillism, Self-portrait 529 Words | 2 Pages

  • Del Kathryn Barton

    “Analyze an example of a self portrait painting by one artist through the Subjective and Structural Frame.” Name: Del...

    Dimension, Emotion, Love 674 Words | 3 Pages

  • Formal Art Analysis

    has also been a great influence on European art. The background of the painting appears to reflect a painting taking place within a painting. Velasquez...

    Albert Boime, Emotion, Museum of Modern Art 445 Words | 2 Pages

  • Art Analysis 1

    Edward Hopper all had pieces that they used different forms to help capture the attention of the viewer and express their true meaning with the techniques...

    Art, Impressionism, Metropolitan Museum of Art 727 Words | 2 Pages

  • Imrdc - Frida Kahlo

    letters.” That came up with many links, but I only successfully found one that I believed was credible written by Frida herself. The next thing I searched...

    Diego Rivera, Frida, Frida Kahlo 2735 Words | 8 Pages

  • Julie Heffernan Self Portrait as Wunderkabinett

    | Julie Heffernan Self portrait as Wunderkabinett | | | 7/2/2013 | Museum Visit Assignment | | | Julie Heffernan...

    Art, Arts, Modernism 973 Words | 3 Pages

  • Look at Me - Self Portrait Photography

    article “Look at me – Self Portrait Photography after Cindy Sherman” by Jennifer Dalton, Dalton argues that there are three young...

    Cindy Sherman, Identity, Portrait 749 Words | 2 Pages

  • Redesigning Reality With Frida Kahlo and Vincent Van Gogh

    who have done this are Frida Kahlo and Vincent Van Gogh. Frida Kahlo was one of the most important Mexican artists of her time. She is well known for her...

    Arles, Bedroom in Arles, Expressionism 1160 Words | 4 Pages

  • Gertrude Stein - Portraits and Repitition

    Movement and Space within “Portraits and Repetition,” by Gertrude Stein Gertrude Steins’ “Portraits and Repetitions,”...

    Gertrude Stein, Grammatical tense, Person 1095 Words | 3 Pages

  • Shahnawaz Zaidi

    Fariha Rashid Portrait Painting by Shahnawaz Zaidi Shahnawaz Zaidi is one of the talented and well-known artists of Pakistan. He was born on...

    Al-Ghazali, Green, Paint 2017 Words | 5 Pages

  • BSHS 325 Week 2 Adolescent Self Portrait Presentation

    This document contains BSHS 325 Week 2 Adolescent Self Portrait Presentation Business - General Business For this...

    2008 albums, English-language films, Painting 384 Words | 2 Pages

  • Portrait of the Artist as Filipino Scene I

    So far, A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino has been a story about the lives of the Marasigan sisters, Candida and Paula, and their father Don...

    A Story, American films, Painting 509 Words | 2 Pages

  • The Oval Portrait

    Astrid Agerskov Pedersen - 3.b - Skive Gymnasium og HF! Engelsk A - Aflevering 1 (fiction) - The Oval Portrait d. 6/9-2012 The Oval...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic fiction, Love 997 Words | 3 Pages

  • Rbs - Self Portrait

    Reflected Best-Self Portrait Since my childhood, I have been exposed to many environments and cultures. I was born and raised...

    Culture, Culture of Thailand, Individual 474 Words | 2 Pages

  • The Portrait of a Lady

    The International Theme of The Portrait of a Lady Abstract Henry James is considered the founder of psychological realism. What...

    American literature, Europe, Henry James 1676 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Portrait of a Lady

    The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James Apparently the fiction of Henry James appears to be about people at the center of high society. On...

    American literature, Henry James, Leon Edel 1449 Words | 4 Pages

  • Art History Formal Analysis - Comparison

    17th century are both examples of portraits that portray the sitters in diverse yet insightful ways to viewers. Both Ann Whitley Russell and...

    Color, Dimension, Pink 1659 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Self

    The Self Our perception is often skewed by what the media or what others deem as attractive and beautiful. Self-concept affects...

    Conceptions of self, Identity, Outline of self 1400 Words | 4 Pages

  • A Study in Portraits – Da Vinci and Van Gogh

    A Study in Portraits – da Vinci and Van Gogh Two of the greatest artists of all time would have to be Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519) and...

    Florence, Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa 1434 Words | 4 Pages

  • Portrait of a Lady

    First written in the 1880s and extensively revised in 1908, The Portrait of a Lady is often considered to be James's greatest achievement. In...

    Character, Fiction, Henry James 1744 Words | 5 Pages

  • Self Disclosure

    friend, a boy friend, a new job or any new relationship, but disclosing can also happen with people we have known for a long time or not. Scholars define...

    2002 albums, Communication, Interpersonal relationship 1086 Words | 3 Pages

  • Moments in Time - John Neagle’s Pat Lyon at the Forge

    the invention of the camera, portraits were the sole means of capturing a moment in time. And hence, they were widely used by many in an...

    18th century, 19th century, Liberalism 1066 Words | 3 Pages

  • Photography Strategic Plan

    allows us to create an image that they will love forever. 3. Core Competences: a. Achieving an artistic and dramatic look with strobes fired with...

    Daguerreotype, Education in Scotland, Photographer 674 Words | 3 Pages

  • How

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    1st century BC, Ancient Rome, Augustus 3461 Words | 10 Pages

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