After viewing the Coronation of the Virgin Altarpiece: Saint Prosdochimus, I realized that the art of the Middle Ages, the era that is rightfully considered one of the darkest and the most complicated times that [...]
The essay explores the strengths, elements, and styles of the artwork. Leonardo da Vinci uses the best elements of art and principles of design to give the painting "Ginevra de' Benci" powerful themes such as [...]
Of course, the painter understood the wrongs of the regime and he experienced the horrors of the war. The color is the ground for the skulls, cards and tablecloth.
To prove this statement it is possible to introduce the special set of pictures which can serve as the best evidence to the idea of diversity between reproductions and pictures devoted to the same issue.
The establishment of America as the country and the formation of its people as a unified nation took quite some time, as the new comers setting down in various states of the newly discovered continent [...]
In my opinion, this difference is concerned with the fact that, whereas, many artistic works of the past can be enjoyed by just about anyone, this is far from being the case with the examples [...]
The Motherlands of both painters, England and Germany, were covered with a wave of industrialization and practical materialism that changed the typical lifestyle of European people, their ways of thinking, and their ideas of the [...]
The woman becomes the main subject of the art works in the late part of the 19th century, but artists choose to refer to the traditions of the Middle Ages in depicting females.
4 Subjective response: Reminding of a waterfall, the artwork introduces the audience to a world of the surreal. The mixture of colours creates the environment for developing a synaesthesia and literally hearing the colours create [...]
It seems to me that this portrait will be of great interest to people who will study my works in the future. This is one of the main goals that I will always try to [...]
Ngalyod, one of the greatest spirits in the Amhem Land, is a part and parcel of the Kunwinjku mythology. Represented as a serpent most of the time, the spirit is said to reside the caverns [...]
The painter had a vision of ensuring that his work reflected the real life activities of the people viewing his work.
The artists behind the new movement rejected the notions and styles embraced by their predecessors. Georges Seurat was the first artist to reinvent the use of pigment and color in different paintings.
Although Manet's piece of work was outstanding and powerful, it failed to fulfill the expectations of many people in Europe. The portrayal of this nude woman is acceptable to many viewers in France.
In particular, it is important to examine the stylistic peculiarities of this artwork and the way in which it reflects the cultural trends that emerged in the nineteenth century.
For instance, it is possible to compare a modernist artwork and work pertaining to contemporary art to identify the discourse and the way the society has evolved.
This particular painting stays true to Picasso's motif of incorporating sexuality into his works as it can be seen by the obvious representation of male and female genetalia in the work itself.
Because of the influence of the epoch, certain parallels can be drawn between Benton's City Activities and Ringgold's Die, the two pictures that shatter one's vision of the modern world to the core.
For instance, in the fourteen century and at the beginning of the fifteenth century, "the profile form of a portrait head, largely inspired by antique coins," was widespread.
The scenes of the prison and the emotions of the students in this picture refer to the memories of the abandoned attempts of reform in France, especially the 1787 dissolution of the Assembly of Notables.
The altarpiece was a religious painting work that symbolized the Virgin and child with four physicians of the temple and the entire family of Ludovico il Moro which comprised of Ludovico, his wife and daughter.
It is possible to focus on such artworks as the Wanderer above the Sea of Fog by Caspar Friedrich, The Taking of Christ by Caravaggio, and Raphael's The School of Athens.
In the far distant center of the painting, is a mountain, still and motionless, in contrast to the dynamic furious sea wave. The shape and size of the wave create the imagery of force in [...]
A number of researchers attribute Plein-Air painting to a number of inventions made in the 19th century. The French impressionists were a group of artists from the 19th century who studied the impact of light [...]
In order to discuss the style of Ingres, one should look at the difference between his earlier and later works because this comparison can throw light on the evolution of his style.
Though the Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, a fresco created by Picasso, was created in an entirely different epoch than Masaccio's Tribute Money was, the two artworks still share a range of stylistic, compositional and conceptual similarities, [...]
To understand the variety and importance of Pablo Picasso's contribution to the world art, it is necessary to focus on analyzing such artist's famous works as Boy with a Pipe, Guernica, and The Weeping Woman.
The dark colors and the static nature of the painting both in the foreground and the background give the implication of lack of life and hopelessness.
There is a concrete building to the left and the crowds of people extend to the horizon in a linear perspective.
In order to successfully conduct a criticism of an artwork, it is required to conduct a thorough investigation of the culture that surrounds the work and look at it from the perspective of cultural values [...]
The collection of the masterpieces created by European painters in the Chrysler Museum of Art offers attendees a large spectrum of paintings starting from the Renaissance to the Modernism period.
Even though the work by Corot belongs to the realist movement and Monet is a famous impressionist master, the chosen paintings are equal at capturing the transitional time between day and evening due to the [...]
The picture Bird's Hell was painted in 1938 by Max Beckmann, an outstanding German portraitist and printmaker, one of the greatest masters of the interwar period of the 20th century.
This is one of the most famous and meaningful piece of work in the Baltimore Museum of Art. The artwork goes further to identify the role of marriage in the society.
The overall movement of the lines is in the direction of the mirror, clearly alluding to a forgotten passage of time which strikes at the vanity of attractive women.
The use of bold vertical lines here appears to be more carefully planned, showing the precision of the artist and the background is carefully applied. The background lines are curved to clearly illustrate the shape [...]
Correggio's Assumption of the Virgin is unique in its complex composition which represents the details of Mary's Assumption with the help of clear foreshortenings and the perfect illusionistic elements which create the effect of the [...]
The painting by Manet explores the decision by Napoleon III to control Mexico during the 1860s and the ineffectiveness of his policies.
There was also a distinction in age of the painters whereby, impressionism painters were generally older as compared to post impressionism painters.
In the present epoque of post-modernism, the characteristic feature of life on the whole and art, in particular, is the quality of intertextuality, a special alloying of the cultural achievements of the past in the [...]
The focus of this painting is the city of Montevideo, which is located in the home country of the artist. Further analysis of the history behind the piece reveals that it is a representation of [...]
One of the most peculiar things about the narrative framework of the Sistine Chapel's ceiling is the order of the frescoes, with the final one referring the viewer to the beginning of time and the [...]
Although the style that Rafael developed over the course of his evolution as an artist was influenced greatly by the works of Leonardo da Vinci in terms of composition and technical expression and Michelangelo in [...]
The Last Supper, for instance, renders the anguish soaring in the air with the help of its spacious elements; compared to the thought provoking empty elements of the picture, the vapid lack of space in [...]
This picture is one of the first works that attracted the attention of artists and critics to van Gogh. The painter is able to use different shades of grey and yellow in order to illustrate [...]
The painting was mainly designed as a visual means of propaganda of the belief that the American settlers had a manifest destiny.
Although the art pieces created by Masaccio, del Castagno and Lippi may seem completely different, with the common thread of Christianity as the only thing that links them, a close analysis of the messages behind [...]
The nature and appearance of the painting provide evidence of the artist's adherence to the European Renaissance, especially the Northern Renaissance in the 14th to 16th centuries.
It should be mentioned that at the time when this painting was created, Manet was criticized by many people for the lack of clarity and compositional unity in this picture.
The Reincarnation of Saint Orlan is the series of the operation performances in which Orlan played the main role while proposing her body as the field for experimenting in the sphere of plastic surgery while [...]
The conflict of nature vs.nurture would later on become the trademark of the works made by the members of the African American painters community and its key tradition.
Thus, the fruit is depicted in the middle of the painting, leaves and flowers are revealed at the top and bottom of the work providing a frame for fruit. The painting shows that the natural [...]
The validity of this idea can be illustrated in regards to both: the spatial/representational aspects of the exhibition in question, and the discursive appropriateness of the actual selection of Wyeth's paintings.
Though the medium of the three works is different, the works share lots of features in common. The background of the three works is blue.
2 cm The painting, "Paris Street, Rainy Day," was painted by the French painter, Gustav Caillebotte, in the year 1877. Name of the painting: The Card Players Artist: Paul Cezanne Year: 1893-96 Type: Oil on [...]
The woman seems to notice the presence of the young man in the bushes, but the husband does not. It appears that the position of the event is somewhere in the bushes, which indicates the [...]
A new experience is an aspect of suffering in the story of Tim Lowly. However, from the experience of Tim Lowly and Sherrie, I have realized that suffering is a long-term condition, and thus, it [...]
The researcher also points to the fact that none of the figures in the painting look at the viewers, which makes an impression of them being alone in the room.
Therefore, this piece of work was a combination of artistic work and imagery to depict European society in the early 20th century.
The purpose of this action was to bring her closer to the revolution and identify her with it. Kahlo's rise to iconic status was due to her experiences and occurrences of the time.
She was swayed by the allure of material culture, an identity she adopted in her personality as well as her artworks.
In the context of the epoch, Kandinsky's biography became relevant as he joined the Blue Rider and gained an opportunity to find his unique manner of painting.
The artist has refused to finish his piece of work because that is his nature; he wants to indulge in fantasy.
In contrast to portraits of Roulin and Monroe, the background seems to swallow the artist while the latter appears to dominate the frame directing the attention of the audience details of the figures as opposed [...]
In the first place, Cimabue puts the figure of Madonna in the center of the painting. Thus, the angels behind the throne bring the image of Madonna to the fore.
The essay focuses on the three paintings by Matisse, Gauguin, and Kirchner in order to demonstrate how these pieces of artworks have captured femme fatale as savage and Primitivism styles in the paintings.
The interrelation of romance and loneliness in addition to how the two influenced some of the paintings of Van Gogh such as the one shown in fig 1 is evident in Callow's words.
The lighting of the painting, which appears to have been well thought-out, indicates that the walk was happening in the afternoon.
Following is a depiction of the painting: This painting was chosen because the innocence on the face of the girl can be related to one's self and moreover, the choice of colours that Vermeer has [...]
She incorporated the use of Mexican and pre-Colombian art work, imagery and concepts in some of her works which included "My Nurse and I", a self portrait that depicts Kahlo in the hands of a [...]
The period of Bustle costume was also marked with changes in men's fashion as the costume of the Portrait of Charles le Coeur shows.
One of the most striking dissimilarities between the two crucifixes is the fact that the Gero crucifix seems more "human" while the one from the Lindau Gospels seems to depict Jesus as more of a [...]
The naming of Mona Lisa and the Last Supper paintings is based on the themes represented in the paintings and situations at the time.
The Creation of Adam painting is the most notable as can be seen in the frescoes of the Sistine chapel. Michelangelo uses the enlarged figure of Adam and God in this painting so as to [...]
It is an appreciation of the two American poets, the American nature and the Cole's discovery of the valley some twenty years prior to his death in 1848.
While it is quite understandable that at the current stage of the development of humankind, some conflicts still have to be resolved with the use of coercive methods, war as a massive homicide still remains [...]
She is perceived as the mother of the universe. The dissimilar forms which the goddess uses to manifest herself to the people are signs of her divinity.
The painting's major themes encompasses Miro as the painting's painter and subject, political radicalism, positivity of western influence in the artistic styles of Catalan artists as well as the use of the varying artistic styles [...]
The style is realistic, in that the viewer has no doubt that the object in the picture are human figures, female, and that they are standing on the ground in a real landscape.
He was just about to hang the breeches back in the closet, when he noticed that there was a big stain on the back-side of the left leg.
The paper will also explore the features of Duccio di Buoninsegna's Maesta, Raphael Sanzio's Adoration of the Magi, and the similarities and differences between the two paintings.
The relationships lead to termination of the development and prosperity of female painters as they take the roles of a wife and mother. The society perceives women artists and their conditions in the art industry [...]
The other use of symbolism occurs in the "spear" and presence of the soldiers. The painter uses the images of Pilate and Christ to send a new message to the audience.
In the case of "Planting Chrysanthemums" a heavier shading style on the lines of the painting is eschewed in favor of a lighter and more delicate appearance in the formation of the lines and the [...]
In spite of the fact, the author of Triptych of Madonna and Child with Angels is anonymous, the researchers are inclined to agree that the works of the author of the Legend of Saint Lucy [...]
One of the elements that attract attention is the rich texture of this of this work. It should be noted that the artists places the starry sky in the very center of the painting while [...]
In order to understand this painting, we have to review the significance of hunting and self-portrait to painters in the Dutch society during the 17th century.
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They exemplified the trend in French art termed Modernity, defined by the poet Charles Baudelaire as a pursuit of "the transitory, the fugitive, the contingent"1.
It is clear that Rubens was attempting to show the beauty of women in Genoa and the need for cities and states to appreciate, respect and appreciate their women.
One of the common similarities of the paintings of these ancient cultures was the painting of composite beasts. In addition, the essay will also strive to use different paintings to provide insights into the political [...]
This, of course, was meant to emphasize the fact that Venus's godliness is being reflective of her physiological constitution of a woman, capable of breastfeeding.
The primary context of the image is to show the river in the night, and the marvelous overview of the many boats.
Figures in paintings and size of sculpture were calculated by the status of a person as opposed to normal rules of linear perspective which brings out a real image. He was a symbol of rising [...]
The underlying concept of the painting appears to have been borrowed from the literal depiction of "self-portrait" and "the dream" where the "self-portrait" is assigned to the right hand side while "the dream" appears to [...]
A careful study of the hair, the beards and the dress of Homer reveals that this is a painting of that era.
The composition of the painting The composition of the picture seems to be of a particular importance, as numerous elements of the painting, including texture, forms, lines, etc.show the depth or perspective of the author's [...]
Over a long period, Aborigine's paintings have advanced to the point of intertwining with the public dissertation, with a great recognition in Australia and the rest of the world.
The main reason for making these depictions in Amsterdam and other Dutch cities was to provide a cheaper way of having flowers in people's homes. The first still life paintings in 17th century were flowers [...]
This is not the way space presents itself to the eye in the natural world, and is clearly showing the imprint of the artist, but it works to create a sort of tunnel vision on [...]