• Himel
    presents us with all the intricacies of social interaction within a single painting.  The balance between what we can learn from simply looking at her and what we cannot know, what is concealed from us or mysterious, is carefully maintained.  This provokes the question of ‘why?’  Why did he go to such...
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  • chapter 14
    effect did Leonardo’s earliest known painting of an angel on Verrocchio’s Baptism of Christ have upon Verrocchio? a. He became Leonardo’s apprentice. b. He falsely credited the entire work to Leonardo. c. He banned Leonardo from his studio. d. He quit painting. Answer: d 8. Leonardo was...
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  • Renaissance Notes
    not represent an abstract concept, as in medieval allegory, but embody powerful emotional states associated with oppression. Michelangelo based his whole art on his conviction that whatever can be said greatly through sculpture and painting must be said through the human figure. The Sistine...
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  • Art History 23
    site on The Last Supper for the following questions: 1. What method did Leonardo use to paint The Last Supper? Explain. 2. Explain why this painting is so important to the idea of perspective in art. 3. How does Leonardo convey the...
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  • Art Appreciation
    STYLE: IMPRESSIONIST | | | Term STYLE: Vincent Van Gogh and George Seurat | | Definition Expressionism | | | Term The nationalities of Cezanne and Cassett? | | Definition FRENCH | | | Term _______________ borrowed the composition for his painting, "Luncheon on the Grass" from...
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  • Italian Renaissance Art - Mannerism
    figures of the painting are quite obvious; Cupid with his wing and arrow, and Venus with her golden apple she won from the judgment of Paris in the Greek mythology. The bald figure on the right is identified as Time, while the baby figure on the verge of throwing Rose petals is Folly. However, the...
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  • Chapter 22 Beauty Science and Spirit of Italian Art
    Chapter 22 Beauty Science and Spirit of Italian Art Study online at quizlet.com/_bjsjx 1. 2. (Figure 22-36) His remarkable sense of color and his ability to convey light through color emerge in the altarpiece, Assumption of the Virgin. Who was this artist? How did Michelangelo's David become a...
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  • Raphael
    examples of what may be called philosophic painting. Raphael was largely inspired by these models. His work, novel in the style and spirit of its forms, merely takes up again on a larger scale, and with consummate art brings to perfection ideas which had been a national tradition in Italy since the Middle...
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  • High Renaissance
    Verrocchio’s “Baptism of Christ”. * Did over 1500 color illustrations-some well known some obscure which offer an glimpses into the inner world of man who was four centuries ahead of his time. * Some pictures have an interior wisdom-an artistic vision that has no pictorial rival.   Paintings...
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  • Sewcret
    PAINTING It is one of the fine arts that depicts various intrinsic values of man through imaginative aggregation of lines and color. It expresses the artist’s perceptions and feelings on a particular selected subject. Usually, the artist selection of a subject comes from his understanding and...
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  • Appreciation on the Artworks
    rocks to their own likings. On the other hand, painters channel their thoughts and feelings through painting what is on their mind. An example of this is the Mona Lisa and the Aphrodite of Melos. Both of them are made differently, but their common idea that the artists’ want to convey is the beauty...
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  • Review of the Return of the Prodigal Son, a Story of Homecoming
    . Nouwen goes throughout the book jumping back and forth between his teaching experiences and his life’s journey relating both to the painting. He moves through the book explaining his different views and interpretations for what Rembrandt was trying to convey through this piece of artwork. After he...
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  • Western Pieces
    ://mass.historicbuildingsct.com/?p=2165 5. What is the name of this painting? Who is the painter? How did this artist learn how to paint? What is the story behind this painting? You will need to quote from and cite one of the articles listed under “JSTOR” in the online Santa Monica College...
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  • Catholic Intellectual Tradition
    painting is an attempt to reveal aurally what people feel and know. It is through this texture of music that the Catholic tradition is found. Indeed, Hochschild comments on the human social significance of emotion and human nature in that music and creative processes are a means to “convey the affective...
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  • New Movements in the Visual Arts
    and movement of the background. Unlike many other Impressionists, Renoir travelled widely throughout Europe in order to see the paintings of the great Renaissance and Baroque masters. The influence of artists like Raphael, Velazquez, and Rubens is visible in his work. This combination of an...
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  • Art History 13 Essay
    isolates it from its surroundings, the tempietto contributes to future demands for an ideal church demonstrating the Unity, Uniformity and the Justice of God. 5- Whom did Pope Julius II commission to paint this work for his library? In what ways do the style and subject of the painting reflect the...
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  • The Renaissance and the Harlem Renassance
    . When oil on canvas began to be used, paintings became portable and as a result more accessible. The Harlem Renaissance did not produce any revolutionary mediums however there was a new emphasis on conveying emotion through the use of color, tone and light and provided relatable art for African...
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  • Raphael Sanzio
    , and was the turning point styles of paintings like the use of Madonnas in paintings. Through his short life, Raphael would make some of the most awe-inspiring, beautiful, and influential works of art during the Italian Renaissance. Raphael whose full name was Raphael Sanzio, (also known as Raphael...
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  • Renaissance Iconography
    linear Byzantine structure, as seen in Duccio’s Madonna Enthroned, 1308, to a more realistic and humanist style as seen with Raphael in his St Paul Preaching in Athens, 1515. The halo has effectively gone from being a solid disk that encompasses the head to a more supernatural glowing light floating...
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  • Asdaf
    as Raphael, was only a young man when he first moved to Florence to develop his painting skills. Under the artistic influences of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarrotti, the result of his art could only have been magnificent. What is fascinating about the fresco The School of Athens is the...
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