"Self Portrait" Essays and Research Papers

  • Self-Portrait

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A comparison between 'Tirra Lirra By the River' by Jessica Anderson, 'Diana: Queen of Hearts' and 'Starry Starry night' by Don Mclean in reference to the topic of Portraits

    Portraits are often described as images and faces of people and how we view them or how they are portrayed. It is a representation of a person...

    Don McLean, First-person narrative, Museum of Modern Art 1239 Words | 4 Pages

  • popart

    the pop art movement. Then read them the brief biography of Andy Warhol. Ask the students if they believe there may have been any similarities between...

    Andy Warhol, Art, Campbell's Soup Cans 707 Words | 3 Pages

  • AP Art History paper on Van Gogh's Straw Hat painting.

    Art History Approach. Vincent Van Gogh painted at least twenty-four self-portraits between March 1886 and February 1888, seven...

    Color, Complementary color, Expressionism 1238 Words | 4 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Freida Essay

    born in Coyoacan. She lived from 1907 to 1954. She was best known for self-portraits done in her own unique "folkloric" style of...

    Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, History of painting 1053 Words | 3 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

  • facebook

    the selfie trend — which is most popular among younger social media users — into the larger narcissism that they say is more prevalent among today’s preteens...

    Adolescence, Facebook, Media psychology 1319 Words | 4 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

  • 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

  • The Work of Frida Kahlo

    Frida's work, her Self Portrait Dedicated to Leon Trotsky is saturated in sensuality and mystery demanding further investigation....

    Coyoacán, Diego Rivera, Frida 2403 Words | 7 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

  • The Scarlet Ibis

    Frida Kahlo's artwork was inspired by her own personal experiences; in "The Broken Spine", she paints of her sufferings caused by a tram crash, also in...

    Diego Rivera, Frida, Frida Kahlo 1368 Words | 4 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

  • Frida Kahlo

    Images never merely portray an authentic reality but instead they “inevitably betray the values of the culture in which they were created” (Howells, 2003:...

    Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Gender 2344 Words | 7 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Frida Kahlo

    which meant she was forced to stay in bed for nine months. Even after her recovery Frida was left with a smaller right leg which caused her to limp as she...

    Diego Rivera, Frida, Frida Kahlo 1436 Words | 4 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

  • 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

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Paul Cezanne

    to his era’s expectations of mode and structure. His paintings reflect his inner battle to fit the Impressionist status quo, while attempting to give birth...

    Camille Pissarro, Cubism, History of painting 1163 Words | 7 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • My Paper

    two women are Claude Cahun and Frida Khalo. Although their work was created during the modern era, they werent noticed or appreciated until after the modern...

    Art critic, Formalism, Frida Kahlo 1650 Words | 5 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Art History Term Paper

    several of affairs with female artists, models, and even her sister. Several of the paintings she completed directly came from her feelings and her...

    Diego Rivera, Frida, Frida Kahlo 1506 Words | 4 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

  • van gogh

    is B1983.1. The artist, George Romney (1734–1802), was a close friend of the heiress Ann Sibyll Wilson and her husband, Colonel George Wilson of Dallam...

    Arles, Fauvism, L'Arlésienne 1747 Words | 6 Pages

  • Spiritulaity in Art

    in a distinctive graphic style. The repetition gives a very geometric look to this painting; it is very simple and very bold. Though the symbols used remain...

    Fauvism, Impressionism, Indigenous Australians 1430 Words | 4 Pages

  • Two self portraits

    Self Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird is a 61.25 x 47cm, oil on canvas painting drawn in 1940 by a Mexican painter,...

    Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, History of painting 560 Words | 3 Pages

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