"Self Portrait" Essays and Research Papers

  • Self Portrait

    Week 8 Assignment 2: Self Portrait By: James Roppel II Professor Michael Briere HUM 111 September 4, 2012 My...

    Emotion, Morgan Russell, Painting 927  Words | 3  Pages

  • Burning

    self-portrait is. Soft Self-portrait with Fried Bacon 1941 Oil on Canvas 61 x 50.8...

    André Breton, Giorgio de Chirico, Leonardo da Vinci 732  Words | 4  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

  • Vincent And Frida Revision2

    Vincent and Frida I chose to compare two self- portraits for this assignment: Vincent Van Gogh’s Self...

    Art, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo 1212  Words | 5  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

  • 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

  • self portrait paper

    Ryan Foley Humanities 101 Self Portrait Paper September 28, 2013 Born April 15, 1452 in the Tuscan hill town of...

    Beard, Leonardo da Vinci, Painting 911  Words | 3  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Frida Kahlo

    a part of her self, whereas the heart of the figure on the right seems to float, affixed to her gown but not to her body. Furthermore, the...

    Diego Rivera, Frida, Frida Kahlo 1805  Words | 5  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

  • 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

  • Frida Kahlo

    joined eyebrows and the hair over her mouth. This self-portrait is in sharp contrast to Frida's other...

    Frida Kahlo, Mexico, Self-portrait 2100  Words | 5  Pages

  • Insane Genius: Vincent can Gogh

    beauty, emotional honesty, and bold color, had a far reaching influence on 20th-century art. He is known widely today as one of the best artists of modern...

    Arles, Auvers-sur-Oise, Johanna van Gogh-Bonger 1806  Words | 4  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

  • vincent van gogh

    eating their potatoes in the lamplight, have dug the earth with those very hands they put in the dish, and so it speaks of manual labor, and how they have...

    Arles, Impressionism, Paul Gauguin 2051  Words | 6  Pages

  • Van Gogh

    strokes which expressed emotion and added a feeling of movement to his works. It´s thought that he often used paint straight from the tube (impasto) and in...

    Impressionism, Painting, Paul Gauguin 899  Words | 3  Pages

  • Morimura

    for using elaborate costuming and background sets to evoke himself into the character in the art working. It is because of his exquisite art-making practise...

    Charlie Chaplin, Frida Kahlo, Self-portrait 1139  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

  • 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

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Why Van Gogh cut his ear

    this was presumably because Vincent had already known. Still Life: Drawing Board with Onions was painted just a few days after Vincent returned to the...

    Absinthe, Arles, Bedroom in Arles 1098  Words | 3  Pages

  • Dont Wanna Read

    Art Assessment Self-portrait with thorn necklace and hummingbird – Frida Kahlo Subjective Frida Kahlo was in a tragic...

    Art, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo 1219  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rembrandt's self portrait

    Formal Analysis of Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait, Aged 23 Self-Portrait, Aged 23 was painted by...

    Isabella Stewart Gardner, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Leonardo da Vinci 1124  Words | 3  Pages

  • Painting and Self-portrait Story Hum

    Self-Portrait Story HUM 111 August 25, 2013 I feel as though now it has come time for me to create a...

    Emotion, Painting, Portrait 1347  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nothing

    creates a main focus on that section of the painting. The colours used in the rest of the painting are dull and represent tragic events form Kahlo’s past....

    Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, History of painting 1136  Words | 4  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

  • Van Gogh

    aggressive determination of a painter guided only by the voices in his head. This is also mentioned in the letter Theo wrote his sister, where he said it was...

    Arles, Bipolar disorder, Fauvism 1127  Words | 3  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

  • An evolution of realism through the self-portrait medium

    An evolution of realism through the self-portrait medium: A comparison of Caterina van Hemessen...

    Aesthetics, Caterina van Hemessen, Gustave Courbet 1164  Words | 3  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

  • Frida Kahlo

    (1944) About the author Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954) was a Mexican painter who is best known for her...

    Diego Rivera, Emotion, Frida Kahlo 463  Words | 1  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kahlo

    her body as the canvas, her appearance as art. The art of self-expression becomesself-expression art. as Of course, the line between art and...

    Diego Rivera, Frida, Frida Kahlo 3239  Words | 28  Pages

  • Frida Kahlo

    completed the painting The Dream in 1940. It is also sometimes referred to as The Bed. It is an oil painting on canvas, and it measures 29 1/8 x 38 ¾...

    Frida Kahlo, History of painting, Mexico 516  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

  • Sky is Falling by Julie Heffernan

    Sky Is Falling by Julie Heffernan The Crocker Art museum exhibited fourteen works by Julie Heffernan in a show called “Sky is Falling”. In the exhibit...

    Cubism, Figure, Hieronymus Bosch 996  Words | 4  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

  • 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

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