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  • Expressionism - 798 Words
    EXPRESSIONISM Art Movement * Expressionism is a term that embraces an early 20th century style of art, music and literature that is charged with an emotional and spiritual vision of the world. * The expressionism movement emerged across various cities in Germany. * Expressionism was basically about expressing emotions through colours and exaggerated pictures. * The movement came about in response to human’s increasingly conflicting relationship with the world. * Painting...
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  • Expressionism - 3480 Words
    Rehab Shaban Ismail Professor Maged Rushdie Modern Drama 2 January 2013 Expressionism in The Hairy Ape by Eugene O'Neill Expressionism arose in Germany and spread through Europe and the world between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The movement was a deliberate departure from the realistic modes of European art. It advocated a purely subjective perspective, distorting objective features of the outer world to portray a troubled personal vision. European painters...
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  • Abstract Expressionism - 1382 Words
    Abstract Art & Expressionism in America Abstract art expressionism is mostly known as the experimental, free expression, nonrepresentational painting marked by spontaneous expressions. Abstract became and intuitive painting technique producing a non-formal work of art characterized by non-symmetrical lines. Abstract Expressionism is not only a term used to describe a form of art; it’s also a New York school of painting recognizable by free spirited created abstractions. Abstract...
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  • German Expressionism - 564 Words
    German Expressionism There were two groups of German Expressionist movements. One was called Die Brucke (meaning "the bridge"), led by Kirchner. The other was called Der Blau Rieter ("the Blue Rider"), led by Kandinsky. Die Brucke ("The Bridge") Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880 - 1938) |[pic] |[pic] |[pic] | |Self Portrait as a Soldier 1915 |Woman and...
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  • Machinal And Expressionism - 778 Words
    Djordje Janicijevic Sophie Treadwell’s play, ​ Machinal ​ is an expressionistic play written in 1928, depicting a life of young woman who can not adapt with people and environment around her. Expressionism, is an artistic style that originated in Germany at the end of the 19th century in which the artist aims to depict subjective perspective of the character through distortion and exaggeration of reality. Expressionist plays often amplify the inner awakening and suffering of ...
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  • Abstract Expressionism - 1511 Words
    Introduction to Abstract Expressionism Abstract Expressionism started in America as a post World War II art movement. It was the first art movement that arose from America and put New York at the center of the art world. The term Abstract Expressionism was first applied to American art in 1946 by art critic Robert Coates. It is most commanly said that Surealism is it's predecessor because of the use of spontaneous, automatic and subconscious creations. Abstract Expressionism gets its name...
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  • Cubism & Expressionism - 674 Words
    In this paper I will be comparing the expressionist art movement with the cubist art movement. I will discuss some of the artists that made these movements a stepping-stone for the other movement that followed. I will look at Picasso and Kandinsky to name a couple. Expressionism, which began in 1905, was the term used for early 20th century art that conveyed emotional and spiritual preoccupations of the artist, using a variety of styles and subject matter (Arnason 124). These expressionist...
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  • German Expressionism - 363 Words
    During 1919, Expressionist films began to emerge and explore the use of various film style and film form techniques. One of the main styles which defined German Expressionist films was the manipulation of mis-en-scene; this included creating twisted and distorted sets, actors using strange and dance-like movements and costumes and appearances tending to be over-exaggerated and outrageous (Horak, 2010, Moran, 2010, Read, 2010, Thompson and Bordwell, 2008). During this time, the culture of German...
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  • German Expressionism - 700 Words
    14 October 2012 Graphic Design Paper German Expressionism The Expressionism movement started in Germany in 1905 before World War 1 and ended in the late 1930s. Expressionism peaked in 1923. By the end of 1923, politically motivated attacks against modern art had begun, and Expressionist cinema began. Expressionist cinema was showed that cinema could also be an art form, and not just entertainment. Under the influence of German Expressionism artists, Germany became the most innovative...
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  • German Expressionism and Nosferatu - 669 Words
    The film “Nosferatu” is a horror story about a vampire and its relationship with a young couple. The film is a product of German expressionism and uses misshapen views of reality, symbolism, eroticism and shadows to enhance the dark mood of the film. German expressionists, through certain patterns and styles, sought to show that reality could be seen through emotion. Their intent was to arouse feelings in their audience, for example through the use of vibrant colors and shapes or distortion....
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  • German Expressionism & Soviet Montage
    Before World War I, the cinema was largely an international affair. The war, however, disrupted the free flow of films across borders. Domestic production rose in countries like Germany and Russia. Cinema became largely influenced by the prominence of fine arts (e.g. painting) movements, referred to collectively as Avant-garde. Avant-grade contained styles that rejected the realistic depiction of a concrete world, movements such as German Expressionism and Soviet Montage. German...
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  • Abstract Expressionism Questions - 301 Words
    Web quest Impressionism 1) Impressionism is an art style which the artists would paint the painting as if someone only caught a glimpse of the object that is being portrayed. Impressionist artists use a lot of color. Most impressionist paintings are outdoors. The pictures are usually very bright and vibrant. 2) Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh and Alfred Sisley. 3) My favourite impressionist artist is Vincent Van Gogh because I...
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  • Proposal Expressionism And Contemporary - 3021 Words
     Research Proposal "Expressionism Influences on Bahraini Contemporary painting" Table of Contents Introduction 2 Statement of the Problem 3 Importance of the Study 3 Objectives 4 Plan of Action/study 4 Research Scope & Limitations 7 Terminology 7 Review of Literature 8 Bahraini Expressionist Artists 11 International Expressionist Artists 12 Conclusion 13 References 14 Appendixes: 16 Appendix 1: Interview Questions 16 Appendix 2: Questionnaire Questions 17 Appendix 3: Major German...
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  • Art Report – Abstract Expressionism
    Art Report – Abstract Expressionism Abstract expressionism was first used in the Germany magazine Der Sturm in 1919, regarding as “German expressionism”. The term “abstract expressionism” was first applied to American art in 1946 and gained acceptance in the 1950s. It was mostly used in New York and San Francisco Bay area of California. Abstract Expressionism mainly comes from “Surrealism”, which represents spontaneous artwork. In combination, abstract expressionism has an image of...
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  • Expressionism And Master Harold And The - 2220 Words
    Aimee Le Roi Thar 1 Paper #2­Directing Concept Expressionism and “Master Harold”...and the boys “Master Harold”...and the boys deals quite a bit with the stark differences between the world Hally lives and the world Willie and Sam live in; and in greater terms the play is quite the social commentary on the inequality that South Africa was experiencing during apartheid between the whites and the blacks. Expressionism seemed like a rather obvious way to do so; it could be used ...
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  • Expressionism in Death of Salesman - 2364 Words
    The Expressionistic Devices in Death of a Salesman Musical Motifs From the opening flute notes to their final reprise, Miller's musical themes express the competing influences in Willy Loman's mind. Once established, the themes need only be sounded to evoke certain time frames, emotions, and values. The first sounds of the drama, the flute notes "small and fine," represent the grass, trees, and horizon - objects of Willy's (and Biff's) longing that are tellingly absent from the...
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  • Compare and Contrast of Surrealism and Expressionism
    Comparison/ Contrast of Surrealism and Expressionism By Fidencio Davalos, ART 110: Art Appreciation Surrealism Surrealism is a period in art history when artists created dreamlike paintings filled with mysterious objects or familiar objects that have been oddly changed in ways that one would not see in reality (Kleiner, F., 2000). It is a style of art, where objects are realistically painted. The art looks real with light shadows, and details, but the way they are...
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  • The Birth of New Expressionism and an Intermezzo
    The Birth of New Expressionism and an Intermezzo Bambang Bujono Award but Not the Grand Prix Affandi was musing in front of Max Ernst’s painting, Polish Rider, which won the grand prix in Venice Biennale 1954. Max Ernst was one of Dadaist activists and surrealists whose works were deeply imaginative and fantastic, blurring the boundaries of near and far, the real and the imaginary. Max Ernst’s works, writes Paul Eluard, “[were] no far – through the bird – from cloud to the man; [were]...
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  • Expressionism and Contemporary Painting - 17039 Words
     Expressionism and Contemporary Painting Name: Course: College: Tutor: Date: Table of Contents ABSTRACT 5 CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 6 Introduction 6 Background of the study 7 Problem Statement 9 Significance of the Study 10 Objectives of the study 11 Scope of the study 11 Inspiration for the Research 13 Definition of Terms 14 Methodology 16 a) Quantitative data 16 b) Qualitative data 17 Research Structure 17 CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 19 Introduction 19 Creativity 19 The Origin of...
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  • Expressionism - Theatre Styles - 1109 Words
    Expressionism is an attempt to discover a technique and method which will express what the dramatist imagines the inner reality of his drama to be, more perfectly and impressively than any of the other dramatic styles of theatre are capable of doing. The dramatist attempts to show not objective but rather the subjective emotions and responses that objects and events awaken in them. The Expressionist theatre movement developed in Germany around 1905. It was characterised by attempts to dramatise...
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  • Expressionism: Van Gough's Starry Night
    During the Modern Era of the late 19th century and the early 20th century, many artists were turning away from the idea of painting realistic images. Photography, having just been developed for public use a few decades earlier, made artists of the day focus less on painting as an precise copy of what is seen, as had been done for centuries. Since the Middle Ages, most artists painted exact representations of life. Starting in the late 1800s, though, many artists were starting to embrace the...
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  • Painting: Expressionism and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
    As part of the Places and Spaces unit you will paint an image of the College in the style of the Fauves. Before we get started, it is a really good idea to observe and analyse the work of the Fauves. Reading a little more about their stylistic approaches and aims will help inform and enhance your own artmaking. Task One 1.View the PowerPoint presentation on Fauvsim, taking brief notes as you go. 2. Then, write an analysis of Derain's "London Bridge,Winter" from the Frames. Do a Google...
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  • Abstract Expressionism Art Movement History
    Abstract Expressionism Art Movement History By: Sharmé Jackson Abstract Expressionism started in America as a post-World War II art movement. It was the first avant-garde art movement that arose from America. Never before in the history of art, the personality of an artist took such central stage and became both an inspiration and the subject of his/her own art. It is challenging to narrow down such multifaceted phenomenon as Abstract Expressionism, to distil the core of this intricate...
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  • Ancient Greek Art - Definition of expressionism
    Index: I. Definition of Expressionism 2 II. Origin of the term 4 III. List of Expressionism artists 7 IV. Before Expressionism 9 V. After Expressionism 10 VI. Some of the...
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  • Pop Art vs. Abstract Expressionism
    Pop Art vs. Abstract Expressionism • Characteristics of Abstract Expressionist Paintings-optical buzz, all-over composition, Matisse sometimes painted images on large canvases, as did Picasso but paintings still retained an object like character- the viewer needed to stand back to see the complete composition. Abstract expressionist paintings, on the other hand, draw the spectator into them. The field of vision is thus larger than the field of vision of the spectator, who finds himself in a...
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  • Works of Art: Baroque, Pop Art ,and Abstract Expressionism
    Works of Art: Baroque, Pop art and Abstract expressionism Work of art is a product of fine arts that includes the painting and sculptures. It is a wide range of human activities that includes music, literature etc. The three works of art that are from same style are Baroque, Pop Art, and Abstract Expressionist. Description of the works including the style: In general, the term Baroque was derived from the Portuguese word which means “a pearl that has irregular and unpredictable shape”....
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  • Comparative Essay: Edward Scissor Hands and Metropolis on German Expressionism
    Germal expressionist films matched the visuals in terms of darkness and disillusionment. Often somre in mood and featuring characters from a corrupt world, the films dramatic effects produced motifs of claustrophobia and paranoia. Expressioism is the movement in the fine arts that emphasized the expression of one’s inner self and their angst that soley beng realistic and fanboying about the world and lie. Features typical of the expressionist style Special features, narrative elements,...
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  • How Artists During the Abstract Expressionism Period Represented Their Views Through Their Artwork
    Researched Essay- Arts Theory Artist: Wassily Kandinsky (Abstraction) Prasanta Rai During the American Post WWII Art Movement/ Abstract Expressionism period (mid 1940s- 1960), artists Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) and Arshile Gorky (1904-1948), both used abstraction in their artworks in order to create a representation and critique of their world. Using nonfigurative artwork they used colors and shapes in order to not only portray a painting, but to express the actual emotions involved...
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  • AP Euro Arts Movements
    AP EURO ART MOVEMENTS Overview: Page # • Italian Renaissance (1400s-mid1500s)………….1-2 • Northern Renaissance (1500s-late1600s)…………3 • Mannerism (Mid-Late 1500s)………………………..3-4 • Baroque (1600-1750)…………………………………...4-5 • Rococo (1700s)…………………………………………….5-6 • Neoclassicism (1750-1850)………………………..........6 • Romanticism (1800-1850)…………………………........7 • Realism (1850-1900)…………………………………....7-8 •...
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  • James Ensors Intrigue - 1598 Words
    When I first looked at The Intrigue by James Ensor, I knew that it would be the painting that I did my research paper on. Before entering the museum, I was thought that it would be very difficult for me to write a 5 page paper on one work of art but after stepping into the Minneapolis Institute of Art, I changed my mind immediately. There were so many beautiful works there that, at first, I was overwhelmed. I was really glad that we decided to go to the MIA at the last minute. We were going...
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  • History of Southeast Asian Art
    Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts DFA2203: History of Southeast Asian Art “A monographic study of one artist or on a particular theme or aspect of his/her artistic practice.” Study of ‘Affandi’ Muhammad Rahimin Bin Misnam F13FA0154 [FA2C] Lecturer: Mr Chua Poh Leng 23 Mar – 3 April 2015 There are few notable artists based in Indonesia and among them were even Dutch-born Indonesian painters. Though there are only but a few, one artist caught my attention from...
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  • The Glass Pavillion - 323 Words
    Chelsea R. Roush September 17th, 2010 Assignment 2 The Glass Pavilion In the summer of 1913, Bruno Taut architect and urban planner began work on the experimental glass pavilion. He proposed to build this for the upcoming Werkbund exhibit in Cologne, Germany. Taut was known for his theoretical work and was seeking new artistic spirit. Pioneering the way, the Glass Pavilion is one of the earliest architectural examples of Expressionism. The Glass Pavilion was a collaborative project,...
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  • Analyse the Ways Artists Communicate Through the Use of the Subjective and Structural Frames
    Analyse the ways artists communicate through the use of the Subjective and Structural frames. Artists communicate in very different ways because art is always changing. Claude Monet’s piece, ‘white water lilies’ (1899) is an impressionistic view of a garden and a bridge. He communicates to his audience through the depth in the many soft colours and almost transparent, soft brushstrokes. Franz marc also communicated to his audience via his piece, ‘yellow cow’ (1911). It is an expressionistic...
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  • Emil Nolde - 544 Words
    Emil Nolde is the special, mystical artist in German Expressionism. At first, i chose him because his name sounded interesting to me, and the fact that i do not know any of the artists. However, i discovered very soon that his charm is much more than his name. He was able to create artworks with an intense psychological power and leave very strong impressions on people. He is very typical of a German Expressionist, as he distorts shapes and exaggerates colors to amplify a sense of anxiety and...
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  • Modern Art - 451 Words
    Modern Art Modern Art is loosely defined as the art styles developed between the years of 1860’s and the 1970’s. It includes the Claude Monet during the impressionism period of 1870-90, Van Gogh during the post impressionism period of 1885-1905, Ernest Ludwig Kirchner representing the German Expressionism between 1905 and 1925, Viadimir Tatlin’s Abstracts from 1907 forward, Pablo Picasso’s Cubism from 1907-1915 to name a few. Further into the 1900’s bought Dada, Surrealism, Abstract...
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  • Primitivism Essay - 1558 Words
    “Why is the art of primitive peoples not considered art at all?”(Nolde, E. 1934). This art of primitive peoples that Emil Nolde refers to is something that is truly appealing to many artists and offers a great source of inspiration for their works. Artists such as Paul Gauguin and Emil Nolde both draw inspiration from these primitive forms of art and borrow different aspects in order to become closer to nature and return to a more pure and expressionistic form of art. Paul Gauguin is said to...
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  • The Glorification and Horrors of War Through the Arts
    Janet King Professor Miller ART 1030 17 August 2010 The Glorification and Horrors of War through the Arts Artistes have always painted scenes of war from the Ancient worlds of Egypt and Greece. The relief inside the Abu Simbel Temple showing Ramses in the Battle of Kadesh and of his victory over the Hittites is an excellent example. The Athena Frieze depicting the battle of Greeks against the Persians, which are some of the earliest example of a specific historical event being, sculptured...
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  • Franz Marc - 761 Words
    Introduction Franz Marc was a German artist and printmaker, and also one of the key statistics of the German Expressionist movement. Franz Marc was born in February 8, 1880 in Munich and past away in March 4, 1916, eventually Marc was only 36 years old. Wilhelm, the father, was an expert landscape painter; his mother, Sophie, was a strict Calvinist. Marc began to study at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich in 1900. In 1903 and 1907, he spent time in France, intensely in Paris, visiting the...
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  • Evard Munch's "The Scream"
    Analysis of Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” Just a few months ago, a painting by the famous Norwegian painter Edvard Munch titled “The Scream”, was sold in an auction for an unprecedented $120 million American dollars. Even at first glance, it is easy to notice why this artwork is so valuable and iconic. The vibrant colors used in the painting along with the emotions it conveys all stand out very distinctly. The screaming man’s expression, the colors, as well as the swirling motion of the sky,...
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  • Neoclassicism - Essay 2 - 780 Words
    Neoclassicism, one of the major art movements, began around the middle of the 18th century and lasted until the first part of the 19th century. Just before the beginning of the Neoclassic movement the public's interest in the Renaissance and Classic Greek and Roman art began to come back to life. Along with the public's newly found interest in the renaissance and Greek and Roman art the public also began to oppose the previous styles of Rococo and Baroque (Sayre, 2010). Along with the public's...
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  • History of Art - Cubism - 982 Words
    Historical Account Cubism is a part of the abstraction period of modern art in the beginning of the twentieth century. There was a series ‘isms’ that influenced each other and came quickly in the modern world of art. These include Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Divisionism and Symbolism. It was believed to be started with Picasso and Braque in 1907. Cubism was a movement of modern artists going against the accepted style of paintings and pushing the...
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  • Renoir and Mayo Art Comparative Analysis
    Renoir and Mayo Art Comparative Analysis While both Renoir and Mayo’s art are similar in that they are both from earlier time periods, they are different in culture and where each scene from the painting takes place. Renoir’s painting is a French impressionism, while Mayo’s is contemporary American folk art. Renoir’s piece, Juenes filles au Piano, was painted in 1892, during the 19th century. In this piece, two girls are sitting at a piano. Renoir’s piece shows a wealthy like atmosphere...
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  • The Scream and Starry Night - 972 Words
     The Scream and Starry Night: Differences and Similarities FAS/202 The Scream by Edvard Munch was painted in Norway in 1893 and is a product of the Expressionism period. This piece measures 3’x 2’5” and was created using oil paint on canvas. Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh measures 2’5” x 3’ and was painted in France in 1889 using oil paint on canvas. This work is from the Post-Impressionism period. Both of these paintings have techniques that are...
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  • The Screem a Magnificent Art Work
    The Scream a Magnificent Artwork The scream painting by Edvard Munch is one of the most known pieces of artworks. In the scream we can see a genderless person with a horrified face, and with his mouth wide open, and with his hands on the sides of his face. The artist uses intense colors. Such as, red, orange, dark blue, brown, and black. The figure in the painting seems to me that he is uncertain and scared of something, and he has the look of terror, or fear. The scream it is thought of as...
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  • August Macke - 377 Words
    Case Study – August Macke August Macke was an artist born in Germany on the 3rd of January, 1887 and became a leading member of the expressionist movement, Der Blaue Reiter, before the movement ended due to the dispersion of members in the First World War. He himself was drafted into the German army and was inevitably was killed in action on the 26th of September 1914, only at the age of 27. August Macke was an expressionist painter, who would present the world solely from a subjective...
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  • Thesis - 10740 Words
    Music Style in Modern Music Jose Joya’s “The Maranao”, an abstract expressionism uses line, texture and color to express complex themes and messages. • The 20th century is perceived to have attained a wide variety of development that one finds difficult to interpret. The predominant trait of the twentieth century is individualism. It talks about the imagination and expression of an individual’s innermost feelings with clarity and balance. This king of direction has greatly affected the...
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  • Paul Klee - 480 Words
    Paul Klee was born in Munchenbuchsee on the 18th of December in 1879. A few years later, Klee moved to Munich where he studied art at Munich Academy. Klee grew up in a very musical family. He even played the violin. He made a very difficult decision when choosing to study art instead of music, but his love for music helped influence his passion for art. Klee got married to Lili Stumpf in 1906. He and his wife lived in Munich, which at the time was an important center for art. Klee then...
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  • Sector of Industries - Growth and Decline
    Lucien Freud: Lucien Freud was German painter who was born on 8 December 1922 in Berlin and died on the 20th July 2011. He was famously known for his self-portraits and Figure paints. Lucien Freud studied at the Central school of Art in London. In 1943 he was asked to illustrate a book of poems by Nicholas Moore called “The Glass Tower”. Lucien Freud had his first solo exhibition in 1944 at the Alex Reid and Lefebvre Gallery. He started working as a full time artist after being invalided out of...
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  • Perception in the Arts - 723 Words
    Perception in the Arts The subjectivity of perception makes art what it is. Art is all about perception and individuality, since everyone has a different background, experience, taste, and opinion about any artwork. To determine the extent to which perception plays a role in the development, and the existence, of the arts, it is essential to identify the knowledge issues of perception in regards to the area of knowledge. First, is perception consistent and definite? Does previous knowledge...
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  • Modernism - 1223 Words
    Explain how significant events in the world have influenced the practice of artists during the Modernism period. Refer to specific artworks and/or art movements to support your answer. Modernism refers to the modernist movement in the arts which originated in Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Modern artists experimented with new ideas about the nature of materials and purposes of art. Artist’s practice reflects the changing of lifestyles and changes in the world. An...
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  • Egon Schiele Biography - 875 Words
    Egon Schiele (1890-1918) was a man concerned with issues of sexuality and death. Like other members of the Expressionist movement of the early twentieth century, he was fascinated with making his mental processes visible through his art. He wished to express his feelings about sexuality directly, rather than alluding to the subject as so many artists had done previously, artists such as Manet or Ingres. Instead, he took his cue from the influences of Rodin and Gustave Courbet, dealing with his...
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  • Edvard Munch - 1565 Words
    The art world has a limitless array of mediums and different artistic periods, challenging the opinion of what should be accepted by the masses. “Expressionism is the art of the emotive, the art of tension provoked by consciousness of the forces which surround modern humankind.” Challenging the academic traditions of the previous centuries, Edvard Munch impacted the art world as an instrumental leader in the development of modern German expressionism. His painting The Scream has made its mark...
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  • MCNAY ESSAY - 935 Words
    Cash Coffman Ms. Miramontes AHC 1133 McNay Art Museum Piece After visiting the Mcnay Art Museum, one of the many intricate paintings that caught my attention was the melancholy gaze of the Greek symbol, Niobe. Niobe by Alexey von Jawlensky was in the 19th and 20th century exhibition where it stood out from the others with its color pallet, materials used, and its historical meaning behind the painting. Alexey von Jawlensky artistically portrayed the emotions of Niobe, previously described by...
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  • The Village And | - 325 Words
    The village and I painting analysis This essay will outline the brief of Marc Chagall with his panting, moving forward to analyzing it’s painting “ The Village and I “ using design elements and using visual grammar. Marc Chagall is a Jewish Russian artist. His did the painting freshly when he moved to Paris back in 1911. It was made of canvas, and using oil paint. The painting is currently exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. In this part, the essay will discuss the...
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  • Van Gogh vs Salvador Dali
    Van Gogh vs Salvador Dali The focus of the paper is to make a comparison and contrasts between Van Gogh's 'Starry Night' and Salvador Dali's 'Persistence of time'. While Van Gogh's theme formed the basis of expressionism in twentieth century, Dali initially became a leader of the Surrealist movement and later on developed interests in psychology and science, both movements influencing their beliefs and formal approaches in distinctive ways. The 'Persistence of Time' is regarded as one of the...
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  • Art 101 Painting Styles
    Painting Styles When we look at art and different art work some of us have trouble seeing more than what meets the eye. I myself tend to get caught up in how I feel rather than giving any thought at all to the history and details of the moment in time when the piece was created. As I have read more about different periods of art I see that there is much to be learned about the art that is beyond the surface of the piece. In the painting The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries is a...
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  • analysis of the artwork - 889 Words
    For this assignment I decided to look at the work of Vrubel, called “Portrait of a Girl against a Persian Carpet”, 1886. This painting was created in Kiev, Ukraine. The painting right now belongs to the Museum of Russian Art in Kiev, Ukraine. The materials that were used are oil on canvas. It was known that Vrubel was influenced by French art and by the art of Romanticism; however, Vrubel’s paintings represent a distinctive turn from the realism towards symbolism (Early Twentieth-Century...
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  • Marc vs. Kirchner - 869 Words
    The Norton Simon Museum My recent visit to the Norton Simon Museum was very different than any previous experience I have had with modern art. With only a semester's worth of knowledge under my belt, I was most definitely in awe, and thoroughly entertained, to say the least. Although inspired by many, I chose to analyze two works with very similar subject matter, by two German Expressionist artists. I compared a piece entitled, "Bathing Girls", painted by Franz Marc, to the similarly titled...
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  • Art101-Painting Styles - 846 Words
    Painting Styles Neoclassicism Neoclassicism was an art movement closely associated with the era beginning from the end of the 17th century through the 18th-century. The Neoclassicism art movement came from a combination of the last half of Baroque art to the burgeoning scientific interest in classical Greek and Roman antiquity (Sayre, 2010). This new found art of Neoclassicism led to the cause in a rapid growth of collections of antiques (Sayre, 2010). In addition, during the Neoclassicism...
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  • Kather Kollwitz - 1163 Words
    Subjective Frame This frame focuses on the personal relationships that both the artists and the audience have with an artwork and with writings about art.
It looks at the way the audience will attempt to understand the personal ideas of the artist and the different ways people will respond to the artworks. KEYWORDS: Feelings Emotions Experiences Imagination Personality Individual Personal Sense WHAT IS EXPRESSIONISM? In the early 20th century Expressionism emerged as a subjective...
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  • Standing Nude with Hut Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
    Standing Nude with Hut Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s painting “Standing Nude with Hut” (Nackte Frau mit Hut) represents a female figure standing alone without any clothes inside a room. Though she’s unclothed, she wears a black round hat, some pieces of jewelry and pointy red shoes. The black color used for the hat was also used for the pubic hair of the Woman, which emphasizes its rectangular shape. Geometrical forms painted in different tones of green, yellow and a vivid...
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  • Art Ism's Essay - 2008 Words
    The development of Art has increasingly changed since the 20th century, due to the influences of many great artists, movements and how Reality and Illusion is used within their works. The art movements and the developing revolution also created a great change in the acceptance of what art is. The six major movements which changed the world of art began in the 1850’s when Impressionism was founded. Impressionism was followed by Fauvism in the early 1900’s which influenced the next 4 isms,...
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  • Metropolis - 468 Words
    Metropolis The technique combined miniature sets and live actors which allowed the miniature sets to be turned into full scale shots through the use of mirrors. Lang wanted to insert actors into the shots of the skyscrapers and other scenes so Schufftan had to develop a method that would allow him to do so. A plate of glass was placed in front of the camera lens, Schufftan then used the camera’s viewfinder to trace an outline of the area where they desired to place the actors. German...
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