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Surrealism Development

The text, which was written with a great deal of absurdist humor, has references to several precursors of Surrealism that represented the Surrealist spirit before the declaration of the manifesto and the works of other [...]
  • Subjects: Art Movement
  • Pages: 8
  • Words: 2209

The Classical Music and Their Effects

Classical Music can be defined as a form of Art music that is produced in traditions concerned with secular and western liturgical music.
  • Subjects: Music
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 926

Analyzing and Interpreting Movies

However, repeated watching of the movie institutes impressions of the plot, and as time goes by, viewers are in a position to depict the mood and theme of the movie.
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1537

Benjamin Britten: A Renowned Classic Musician

However, his mother was a part time singer and she aided his growth in approach and musical content."The Royal Falily" is one of his well known compositions in his early childhood, which was about the [...]
  • Subjects: Musicians
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1333

Different Styles of Painting

Artist and designers use the term painting to refer to both the act of and the result of painting. The "Heart of the Andes," is a landscape painting and was done in 1859.
  • Subjects: Paintings
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 795

Photojournalist: Mark M. Hancock

His presence is evident in numerous magazines and newspapers across the world especially in the editorial sections. In the background of the photograph is the lovely scenery of green vegetation and a blue sky.
  • Subjects: Photography
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 650

Music and Vital Congregations

Although during the liturgy the words can also bring the holiness and wonder each person is striving to, music enriches a prayer with spirit and inspiration, makes worshiping full of feelings of loftiness.
  • Subjects: Music
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 573

Admiration by William Adolphe Bouguereau

The center of interest in the painting, emphasized by the color contrasts, is definitely the central group of five young women, reaching out for a yet more important figure of a boy in the center [...]
  • Subjects: Paintings
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 584

“The Future” by Leonard Cohen

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Cohen then goes further to describe how it will be during the time of the end and he posits that order and meaning will vanish as, "Things are going to slide in all directions".
  • Subjects: Musical Compositions
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 959

Jackson Pollock`s Action Painting “Number 1, 1949“

His tutor Benton taught him how to analyze paintings as well as the fundamentals of drawing and composition and the teacher's influence was clearly visible in Pollock's early paintings of the realistic portrayal of life [...]
  • Subjects: Artists
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1668

Relational Aesthetics: No Limits and Restrictions

The meaning of a certain piece of art is shared collectively by the society in relational aesthetics, and it is not limited to the space of individual perception and idea.
  • Subjects: Art Movement
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1379

The Most Influential Musician from 1870-1950

This paper seeks to answer the question, 'which musician had much influence to the society between 1870 and 1950?' The methodology of answering this question will be based on the influence that the musician had [...]
  • Subjects: Musicians
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1646

What Can Make People Blind?

Probably, one of the goals he wants to achieve is to find a person to whom it is possible to pass his knowledge about pansori.
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 817

Groundhog Day: Ethical Analysis of the Movie

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The ideas, introduced in the film, deserve much attention; the story of self-improvement may help lots of people improve their own lives and the lives of the people around; the ethical aspects of "Groundhog Day" [...]
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1678

Classical Music: Attending a Concert

2 is one of the most remarkable stories in the world of classical music. Le Grand Tango for violin and piano is one of the most beautiful masterpieces in classical music.
  • Subjects: Concerts
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 577

Saving Private Ryan:

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Saving Private Ryan is a brilliant movie about the war and people in it; a true story of life, created by Steven Spielberg; a piece of art that awakes the kindest feelings and emotions.
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 851

Tchaikovsky and Beethoven comparison

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, March The famous "March" is a part of "The Nutcracker", presented as the second piece in the first act.
  • Subjects: Musicians
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 521

Painting a room

Raise the roller and move it along the slope of the pan severally to a point just below the well to allow the paint to flow into the roller.
  • Subjects: Paintings
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 438

Rain Man and Psychological Concepts

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The concepts of autism, conformity, and trust are described in the movie; and the peculiarity of this story is that one concept is closely connected to another concept, and the consequences of one concept influence [...]
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1154

Citizen Cane: the Significance of Rosebud

As it finally turns out, the sled, which the Rosebud eventually turned out to be, appears to be the symbol of Kane's childhood and everything that being a child involved, that is, having fun and [...]
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1082

Form and Content: Leonardo Da Vinci & Claude Monet

What accounts for the earlier mentioned qualitative subtlety of this particular painting is that, while working on it, Da Vinci took a practical advantage of the artistic technique of a linear perspective, which in turn [...]
  • Subjects: Paintings
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 834

Does Cinematography Leave no Place for Imagination?

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is one of the most famous and most loved fantasy novels for children all over the world. However, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the [...]
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 867

Propaganda in the “Triumph of the Will”

This is propaganda because the development of Germany was not based on the efforts of the labor force alone, but also on all German citizens and the world at large. He is often heard saying [...]
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 894

War Requiem Response paper

Humiliating the overall concept of humanness is the main idea of the movie striving to emphasize the negative consequences of war actions for shaping morality and ethics.
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 553

“Gone Baby Gone” Movie: Urban Planning Issues

The residents of the area are also suspicious that the police are not honest in their dealings and this makes it difficult for the two detectives to resolve Amanda's abduction.
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1115

Issues of Japanese Cultural Identity

The other way the anime productions deal with the issues of the Japanese and their cultural identity is by presenting the aspects and ideas that define the people of Japan.
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 832

Hip-Hop in Japan

However, this was not the case, most of the artists focused on refining their music in the Japanese languages to give it a Japanese flavor.
  • Subjects: Music
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 872

Analysis of ancient sculptures

Hatshepsut was the first Egyptian female pharaoh, so in order to give it a solid presence the creators of the statue put a beard on it, just like the one that is on all statues [...]
  • Subjects: Sculpture
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 821

Hip-Hop and the Japanese Culture

The prevalence of soul dancing in Japan in the earlier years also formed the basis for the wide acceptance of the hip-hop culture into the Japanese culture because soul dancing was common in the streets [...]
  • Subjects: Music
  • Pages: 7
  • Words: 2063

Museum of the Original Art Show

On the whole, this book can be of some interest to parents with toddlers. It seems that this book can of great interest to children of pre-school age, especially girls.
  • Subjects: Paintings
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 536

The Culture of Heavy Metal

Those who observe the metal culture in the Middle East, and who are mainly radicals, seeking to create a different system that forms up an open and democratic culture right from the ground to the [...]
  • Subjects: Music Genre
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1445

Evolution of Photography: Trying to Seize the Moment

In his book A Concise History of Photography, Helmut Gernsheim takes the reader onto a time travel, explaining the origins of photography and telling about the opportunities that photography offers.
  • Subjects: Photography
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 418

Ted: Not Really a Kid’s Movie

In Ted movie, there is throwing in of some excellent action scenes and all the characters in the film have this laid back technique which makes the movie to feel a bit more natural.
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1687

The Dura Europos Synagogue

Sequential Narrative This area has murals of the Exodus, Elijah, Ezekiel, Triumph of Mordechai, and the Valley of the Dry Bones. Comparative Narratives There are paintings of the Well in the Wilderness, the Ark in [...]
  • Subjects: Paintings
  • Pages: 8
  • Words: 2189

How an Artwork Represents Visual Elements

The combination of linear and curved lines, mainly monochromatic red color and asymmetry of the composition are the visual elements and principles of design which allow an artist to represent the chaos and beauty of [...]
  • Subjects: Photography
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 574

Contemporary Design Issues in Film Industry

It is used in the film with an objective of closely aligning the audience with a serial killer. They both do this by providing the resolution expected by the audience at the end of a [...]
  • Subjects: Cinema Art
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1630

Metropolis (1927)

Considered to be the biggest budgeted movie ever produced by UFA who found it hard to recoup its costs, the film revolves around a preacher/prophet named Maria, who foresees the coming of a savior/mediator, and [...]
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 625

Discussing the Eight Forms of Art

This example exemplifies the definition of the word art because it is both educational and political. This example exemplifies the definition of the word art due to its intent of motivating thoughts and feelings.
  • Subjects: History of Art
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 661

Descriptive Essay on Art Appreciation

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The works of Art in the Ancient culture were of various forms which included architecture, sculpture, and graphic arts. Architecture and sculpture are the oldest forms of art that existed and still exist in the [...]
  • Subjects: History of Art
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 602

How Music Influenced English Poetry until 1750

Most of the English writers of the 17th and the 18th century were in one way or other songwriters. In this period, the whole of the Great Britain was experiencing boost to the economy and, [...]
  • Subjects: Music
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 747

The most influential musician from 1870 to 1950

It will also use their success in the music industry which will be gauged by the number of times their records have held the first position in the billboards and also the number of record [...]
  • Subjects: Musicians
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1093

Art Appreciation on Renaissance Paintings

The paintings identified for this analysis are the Madonna and Child in Glory by Jacopa di Cione in the period between 1360 and 1365, and the Adoration of the Shepherds by Giovanni Agostino da Lori [...]
  • Subjects: Paintings
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 857

The history of Dubbing in France

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Attitude has also played a crucial role in French movie industry in the sense that most citizens' views dubbing as a way of preserving their culture and nationalism, as opposed to those shown in foreign [...]
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 562

Persepolis: Movie vs. Book Comparison Essay

But it is still easy to realize that two chapters in the book have been completely done away with in the movie: those of 'The Letter' and 'The Jewels'. The scene at the end of [...]
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1100

Romero Britto’s Art Form

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It further focuses on the meanings of his works to him and the influences the artist has to the world. During the artwork, the artist shifts the focus of his work to the interrelationship between [...]
  • Subjects: Artists
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1132

Ten Things I Hate About You

Inspired by "The Taming of the Shrew" play by William Shakespeare, the "10 Things I hate About You" movie commences with the main character, Cameron, Padua High new student, in the office of a quirky [...]
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 576

You Were My Everything

The reader gets to know the artists deepest thoughts about the woman he loves and therefore, the reader feels the intense love like if he/she was the one in love.
  • Subjects: Musical Compositions
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 536

Dubbing in France: 1920’s To Date

The film Europe policy of 1920's allowed importation of films into the French market, thereby increasing the number of films coming in from other European countries especially Germany at the expense of the local industry.
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 979

Visiting the National Gallery of Art

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The purpose of this task is to discuss three works of art identified during my visit to the National Gallery of Art.
  • Subjects: Art Exhibitions
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 676

History of Jazz Music

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Due to the unification of different states, America enjoys a diverse culture, which is the basis for the growth of jazz in the world.
  • Subjects: Music
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1671

Importance of sound

The existence of sound in the world is crucial to the creation of perception and presence that determine the shape of the world.
  • Subjects: Music
  • Pages: 11
  • Words: 3066

Artist Report: Antonio Puleo

The postures of the children during the photography add strength to the morality theme, which is a major focus in the whole documentary. The process of growing up and sexuality is one of the key [...]
  • Subjects: Artists
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 602

Slumdog Millionaire

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The bulk of the story entails the life experiences of the boy, which justify his ability to answer all the questions in the quiz.
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 839

Krysten Cunningham and Mary Weatherford: Overview

Furthermore, through her sculptural work, krysten emphasizes on the need for change of perceptions to enhance a harmonious understanding of all people differences and ways of life.
  • Subjects: Artists
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 645

The Artwork “The Vitruvius Man” by Leonardo da Vinci

This drawing is often referred to as the canon of proportion because it was used as the basis for the correlations of human proportions and the reference to geometry as it is illustrated in the [...]
  • Subjects: Art Exhibitions
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 821

Visiting the Delaware Art Museum

With the diameter of 80 feet and the circumference of 253 feet, the Labyrinth is probably the most unique and impressive creation in the Delaware Art Museum. The Labyrinth itself and the rest of the [...]
  • Subjects: Art Exhibitions
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 687

Classical and Renaissance Humanities Art

This can be explained by the fact that Greco-Roman artists of the era were convinced of the existence of dialectical relationship between the concepts of aesthetic/intellectual finesse, civil virtuousness and the notion of physical health, [...]
  • Subjects: Art Movement
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1148

Children of Heaven Movie Analysis

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Children of heaven's planning, is sequential and progressive because the initial incidences that transpire in the earlier sections of the movie act as a background to the events that follow.
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 594

Compare GUDEA with Amenemhat II

By the inscriptions that were found on it, the sculpture forms part of a collection of the pieces in the temples built by the Guedea in Ur Nippur, Asdab Uruk and Bad-Tibira. In contrast to [...]
  • Subjects: Sculpture
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 673

Wladyslaw Starewicz vs. Walt Disney

This paper compares and contrasts the lives and works of these individuals since they are the animation kings of the twentieth century."Wladyslaw Starewicz was born in Poland in the late 1800s".
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1091

Music in Pre-reformation and Post-Tridentine Generation

The Protestants reformation from the Roman Catholic Church began on the 31st of October in 1517, by sampling two significant composers of the pre-reformation and the post reformation era, it will be possible to connect [...]
  • Subjects: Musicians
  • Pages: 10
  • Words: 2668

Kurt Cobain: Pure Devotion Killed a “Rock Star”

Kurt Cobain is one of the most prominent personalities of the American rock'n'roll culture, he "has been hailed as the first true rock'n'roll star of the nineties"[1]. He was in the spotlight of media, he [...]
  • Subjects: Singers
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 938

Film Criticism: Literature Overview

The author of the book had provided a critical overview of a number of theories devoted to films and supported those with the examples to show that his words are not empty. The great part [...]
  • Subjects: Cinema Art
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1107

Overture To The Flying Dutchman

The Flying Dutchman illustrates the story of the opera in miniature: "stark, fierce chords in the woodwinds and strings plunge the listener immediately into the middle of a wildly raging storm at sea as the [...]
  • Subjects: Musical Compositions
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 821

Annie Hall by Woody Allen

The events of this affair since its on set, when they fall in love, the disagreements while in love and eventually the disintegration of the relationship are captured in the film.
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 7
  • Words: 2108

Chinese Art (Zhang Hongth: Studio Visit and Artist Talk)

In a wide-ranging discussion, he touched on humor, the cathartic value of defacing the iconic image of a dictator, China's imperiled environment, the dangers of political art in that country, and his feelings as a [...]
  • Subjects: Art Movement
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 1344

Theory of Modern Art Institutions

His proposals fit into a continuum of detachment from the real and the concrete that has been evident in the art and the writing on art in the 20th century.
  • Subjects: Art Movement
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 927

Musical Features of Mahler’s III Symphony

On the other hand, the prolonged time periods reduce the impact of the listeners' formal expectations and shift the emphasis towards the musical content of the symphony.
  • Subjects: Musical Compositions
  • Pages: 13
  • Words: 3548

In the Rhythm of the Heartbeat: The Genius of Mahler

Being squeezed between the two eras, the one featuring the conventional approach to composing and adhering to the postulates of the classics, the other suggesting all possible innovations that came together with the progress of [...]
  • Subjects: Musicians
  • Pages: 13
  • Words: 3552

Impressionism in Music and Art

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The natural light appears in a variety of types which gives the impressionist artist much freedom to alter the details of the objects in the painting using the natural light in different types.
  • Subjects: Art Movement
  • Pages: 7
  • Words: 1899

Madness and Art: Is The Artist a Holy Madman?

The members of the movement known as l'Art Brut, and others, drew a connection between art and madness, art and mysticism, and art and outsider status for whatever reason.
  • Subjects: Artists
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 1318

Photography as a career

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It is of essence to note that a number of variations exist in the field of photography, for example, self-employment and commercial photographing are just some of the ways one can successfully earn a living [...]
  • Subjects: Photography
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 560

The Museum of Contemporary Art

Each exhibition at MOCA is a unique opportunity for people to enjoy the beauty of the world they live in and to see how the professionals recognize the main aspects of the modern world.
  • Subjects: Art Exhibitions
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1156

Protest songs in the 1960s

The folk music of that period addressed matters of social injustices and folk music eventually transitioned to protest songs in the1960s as a result of the dissatisfaction of the public and their current political and [...]
  • Subjects: Musical Compositions
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1100

Islamic Art: Early Medieval Period

In the following paper I will examine the example of the mina'i ware Ewer in order show how these aspects are presented in the ewer of the 12th century which is a perfect example of [...]
  • Subjects: Art Movement
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1377

The Black Madonna of Breznichar

The prominence of the Black Madonna is majorly due to the miraculous character it poses to the pilgrims. Since the black Madonna is a representation of the Virgin Mary, there are people of Catholic denomination [...]
  • Subjects: Paintings
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 863

Chinese Art: Art at Court

In the case of Guanxiu's Luohans, it seems reasonable to infer that the Emperor and the abbot wanted to ensure the exact duplication of each image.
  • Subjects: Visual Arts
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 1717

The Beatles Album Revolver

Most of the songs in the album were composed by Paul McCartney who is a famous composer in Britain and he was assisted by Lennon.
  • Subjects: Musical Compositions
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 593

The “Great” Humanitarian/Utopianist

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According to Daniel, music is helps us to have a better understanding of the whole society in terms of political and social aspects.
  • Subjects: Musicians
  • Pages: 10
  • Words: 2607

Woody Allen’s “A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy”

The film embodies the art of comedy, which portrays how humans manage to laugh and accept the diversities of life and on how to cope with the painful experiences that somehow contribute to the character [...]
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 599

Theory of Modern Art: Theory of Realism

The proper use of art, according to this declaration, was to document "a true picture of the {Revolutionary} events" and shape the mind towards the revolutionary ideal[7].
  • Subjects: Art Movement
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 1866

Positive Impact of Islamic Art on Society

Its impact of social and cultural development of the Islamic World and other cultures can be considered to be positive because it has introduced uniqueness, originality, and unity of Islamic culture, architecture, media and politics.
  • Subjects: Art Movement
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 832

Principles of Management / film review

On the other hand, Commodus who is now the defunct heir to the throne throws a fit after learning from his father that he will not become Emperor to the kingdom. Lucilla and Maximus had [...]
  • Subjects: Film Studies
  • Pages: 7
  • Words: 2172

Theory of Modern Art: Rationalization

Buchloh observes the cyclical appearance of action and reaction in art since the advent of Cubism, and infers from this that art reflects somehow the state of society.
  • Subjects: Art Movement
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 989