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behind Catholicism and tell stories of Christ’s life and passion. Paintings was exclusively for the churches and for religious purposes. Occassionally used for propaganda. Tagalog painters Jose Loden, Tomas Nazario and Miguel delos Reyes, did the first still life paintings in the country. They were commissioned in 1786 by a Spanish botanist to paint the flora and fauna in the country. The earliest known historical paintings in the Philippines was a mural at the Palacio Real in Intramuros entitle...

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PAINTING Painting – is among the fine arts, which creates meaningful effects, depicting different intrinsic human values, by the use of clustered imagination of lines and color. Painting is placed on a flat surfaced by the use of pigments. Painting expresses the artist’s perceptions and feelings on a particular selected subject. Usually, the artist’s selection of a subject comes from the understanding and interpretation of his feelings and emotions. Some artist may love country scenes, like landscape...

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Poetry and Painting

Analysis on the Relationship Between Poetry & Painting An analysis on the relationship between poetry and painting Lope De Vega, in one of his sonnets, refers to two famous contemporaries in a striking way; he calls the Italian poet Marino “a great painter for the ears” and the Flemish painter Rubens “a great poet for the eyes”. Six hundred year and 6000 miles away, a similar concept occurs in a parallel situation. The Chinese poet Su Shi, in one of his poems, praises two men...

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Clement Greenberg "Modernist Painting"

Clement Greenberg, “Modernist Painting” In his text entitled “Modernist Painting”, Greenberg focuses on the development of painting between the 14th and 19th century and emphasizes on what distinguishes Modernist painting from previous forms of painting, particularly those of the Old Masters. Greenberg begins by relating Modernist art to Kantian philosophy claiming that, the same way Kant used reason in order to examine the limits of reason, Modernist art is when art became self critical because...

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Painting Styles

Painting Styles Sharon Spurling ART101 November 7, 2010 Caleb Kromer Throughout the history of art, there are many eras that helped to create many different pieces of art. In these eras, styles of painting changed and many of the different painting styles contrasted one another. Painting styles help to give a sense of the culture and history. Three of these eras: Neoclassicism, Impressionism, and Abstract Expressionism are just a few that reflected the differences in the painting styles...

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Discription on "Power of Music" Painting

The Power of Music The Power of Music (1847) is an iconic work of art that has helped to ensure William Sidney Mount a permanent reputation as one of the greatest American artists. It is a narrative genre painting with elements of portraiture commissioned by Charles M. Leupp. Owned by the Cleveland Museum of Art, The Power of Music is in Gallery 207: “American Art at Home and Abroad.” ...

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Light Painting Reflection Exemplar

As a photographer trying to create light paintings, I found that the more challenging aspects of the piece were to create the light painting itself. To get the image that I wanted the space, focus of camera, amount of light, as well as shape/form had to be fairly precise to get a clear image. The initial images did not work properly or did not come out clear, what-so-ever; the image drawn appeared backwards and very close together making them un-readable. After making adjustments to the spacing of...

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Painting Styles

Painting Styles ART 101 April 1, 2012 Painting Styles Neoclassic Art, Impressionist Artworks and Abstract Expressionism are very identifiable by their form, painting style and the era they speak of. All three have some comparisons and some very evident contrasts. The Neoclassic era of art reflected resurgence in the interest of the Greek and Roman Eras. People of this time were interested in seeing woman as more upstanding. They were also going back to a high moral tone, recognizing...

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Miniature Painting

What is a miniature painting? GUIDE-LINES TOWARD A DEFINITION OF A MINIATURE PAINTING There are many way of defining a miniature painting. Each culture has its own rules. Here we offer some Hilliard Society guidelines towards a definition of miniature painting and the criteria set by the Society: * A high standard of draughtsmanship and composition. * Mastery of miniature technique in chosen media and palette. * No subject larger than life, portrait head no larger than 2” (5cm). ...

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Opinion on Afremov's Water Pastel Painting

bring about a lively scene with the correct use of colors and various painting techniques. The technique I liked most that Afremov utilized a lot in this painting is stippling. He used it to texture botanical drawings that created the appearance of depth. He did it in such a way that it made the whole painting look elegant and life-like. Composition was another technique Afremov used that impressed me. It made the painting look “put together” and organized. “Melody of the Night” contains line...

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