Art Analysis

Compare & Contrast: Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and Pablo Picasso’s Seated Woman (Marie Therese)

The two works of art chosen for this exercise are – Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and Pablo Picasso’s Seated Woman (Marie Therese). Both these works are masterpieces of visual art and exemplify the defining features of their respective movements. What is common between them is that they are both portraits of women. But the […]

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“The Ravine”

“The Ravine” is one of the many art works produced by the great Dutch artist whose real art life spanned a period of ten years. It was painted in the post impressionism era carrying the theme of a landscape and the technique used was oil on canvas. It was painted in 1889, just a year […]

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Guernica Is A Work Of Art Created By Pablo Picasso

Guernica is an art work that was done by Pablo Picasso, in reaction to Guernica’s bombing by Italian and German warplanes. He was requested to do the painting by the Spanish nationalist forces in April 1937, during the civil war in Spain. The Spanish republican government ordered Pablo Picasso to develop a huge mural for […]

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Shakespeare And Cinema

Beginning from the Lady Macbeth’s speech analyse, I decided to write my research paper about Shakespeare and Cinema. When it is said that an author’s works have a universal appeal, what is meant is that his works are capable of striking a chord with readers all over the world, cutting across all kinds of boundaries […]

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Elizabeth Bishop Voices and Visions

Only a ewe years later, her mother was committed in a sanitarium, where she stayed until she passed away. This left Elizabeth to be raised by her grandparents, in a very tiny town, where there was not very much outside communication; the entertainment came from themselves. The video’s dissection Of how her childhood affected her […]

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Description Of The Painting

Description of the painting. Most of these people are simple and poor, women with children, and the min rarity are rich. Their moods are very contradictory. Departure of Columbus to America was perceived in different ways by people. We see that people of different social statuses have entirely different reactions to his boy GE. The […]

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THOMAS HARDY. Biography, novels and characteristics

The publishing of his novel Far From the Madding Crowd raised a problem that was going to reappear during his time: when it was published, some subscribers protested against one of the episodes in which a young woman is seduced. They wanted the writer to be more careful when dealing with such a subject (since […]

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Color Field Painting

Color field painting, an abstract style that emerged in the 1950s following Abstract Expressionism, is characterized by canvases painted primarily with stripes, washes and fields of solid color. The first serious and critically acclaimed art movement to originate in the nation’s capital, Washington Color School was central to the larger movement. During the early sixties, […]

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Vincent Van Gogh, “Starry Night”

In American history, many historians had revered the concept of frontier. One such historian is Frederick Jackson Turner, in his book “The Significance of the Frontier in American History” indicated that the evolution of English colonization in the American Frontier was one of the most important age in developing the American continent. This could be […]

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Heaney’s Poetry

Seamus Heaney has identified the precise moment at which the process of writing poetry “moved from being simply a matter of achieving the satisfactory verbal icon to being a search for images and symbols adequate to our predicament. “1 It was the “summer of 1969”, when the “original heraldic murderous encounter between Protestant yeoman and […]

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American Idiot: by the Band Green Day

American Idiot is a song written by the band Green Day criticising America’s response to the September 11 attacks. They attack the government & the media even going as far as to call the government rednecks. I chose this song because it offers up several controversial topics such as September 11 and the media subliminally […]

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Pablo Picasso’s Guernica

Pablo Picasso’s Guernica is at once the most monumental and comprehensive statement of social realism and dramatic manifesto against the brutality of war. The 11 feet tall mural was painted to make a statement about the bombing in the town of Guernica in the year 1937 before World War II. This painting has made an […]

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Portrait of the Artist’s Mother Dofia Felipa Dome Domenech De Dali

This piece by Salvador Dali is of his own mother, who appears to be in her late 50’s. She is positioned in a three quarter view and her chin is tilted slightly down. She is a slightly heavy set woman and of a light complexion yet with little bits of rosy undertones that give her […]

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Malcolm Andrew’s analysis

What makes a landscape? Landscape according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is defined as “a: a picture representing a view of natural inland scenery and b: 1the art of depicting such scenery. “1 Malcolm Andrews’ leads off the first chapter of Landscape and Western Art with the statement “A ‘landscape’, cultivated or wild, is already artifice […]

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Raqib Shaw’s

Raqib Shaw’s work is the kind that just looks so beautiful it is impossible to dislike. His paintings, no matter what way you look at them, naturally look exquisite and his use of largemmm varieties of textural materials make his works stand out and look exciting. What appeals to me about his work is its […]

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Dionysus & Pan

Late Classical Period (Dionysus and Pan) Based on the visual observations and analysis conducted on paper assignment one, I would classify the sculpture, Dionysus and Pan, under the Late Classical period. This sculpture depicts Dionysus, the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, together with Pan, his follower. It is sculpted from the finest […]

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Lyrics Analysis of Rage Against the Machine’s Down Rodeo

The musically vibrant, aggressive, and ever-raging socio-political quartet comprised of Zack Dela Rocha, Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, and Brad Wilk is known as a force of heavy music and even heavier lyrics. The themes of their social and political views through song have spanned from stressing inequality among levels of society and communities to emphasizing […]

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Lamentation By Quentin Massys As An Example Of Flemish High Renaissance Art

Throughout centuries of Christian history, topics related to the last days of Jesus life, Crucifixion and His following Resurrection were among the most popular in the West European art. Even being pushed back by Renaissance humanist interest to secular motives, they still attracted indefatigable attention of all noticeable European painters. The style and filling of […]

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Analysis Mozart’s K 333 Sonata

Mozart’s K 333 Sonata in B-flat Major was composed in November 1783. It was written in Vienna while Mozart was there for a period. He wrote this in his “early phase” while he was in Vienna. This sonata was not really written into a group of sonatas, but could be grouped with the other nine […]

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Robert Frost Not Just a Nature Poet

Robert Frost was born in San Francisco on 26 March 1874. He moved to New England when he was a teenager and attended high school there. He was honoured as an exceptional student. He fell in love with Elinor White and later went on to marry her. The two began a family while Frost worked […]

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Raphael La Belle Jardiniere

La Belle Jardiniere by the painter Raphael in 1507 it is an oil on canvas painting that is approximately 5 ft by 3 ft with rounded upper corners bordered by a wooden frame. Immediately you see three figures a mother and two children. Then you realize they are divine and wearing halos and that it […]

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Lo and Behold, the Palazzo Rucellai

Alberti’s works can be seen as a series of experimental reinventions for modern use. Noteworthy among his works is the Palaccio Rucellai in Florence, Italy. The facade is unified by a delicate grid of superimposed pilasters and the three stories are of the same height. More so, its facade was one of the first embarking […]

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