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A Comparison of Horizontal and Vertical Painting
Horizontal vs Vertical Painting When working on painting for the theater, there are two methods that work well in different situations. These methods are horizontal, or down, painting and vertical, or continental, painting. These methods, while being very different, both provide the same results when the painting is finish...
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A Personal Analysis of the Artwork Stadia II by Julie Mehretu
After looking at “Stadia II” by Julie Mehretu, this piece of artwork can be viewed from a formal theory. I say this because “Stadia II” is very appealing to the eye and it does not look like it was done for any personal or cultural reasons. The picture just looks as if it was made to create a visual experience. To help crea...
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An Analysis of the Red Figure Krater with Battle Scene at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Art History 1380 Professor Judith Steinhoff The Red Figure Krater with Battle Scene depicts a man on a rearing horse battling two soldiers with shields and is displayed at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. This ceramic krater was created in 460BC to 450BC during the classical period and is attributed to the Naples Painte...
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A Visual Analysis of the Painting The Battle of the Pyramids by Antoine Jean Gros
Visual Analysis: Forty Centuries Look Down Upon You! Many people with a reputable status are popularized by great legends and first-hand accounts of their own deeds. Before the age of the internet and the rapid spread of information, political leaders would often rely on the commission of official paintings or photographs...
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A Description of the Cyclops, a Painting by Odilon Redon
Odilon Redon created the painting "The Cyclops" in 1914 just two years
before he died and it is currently being exhibited at the Kroller-Muller
Museum in Otterlo, The Netherlands. Redon once said "My drawings inspire,
and are not to be defined. They place us, as does music, in the ambiguous
realm of the undetermined." Red...
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A Painting Analysis The Child's Bath by Mary Cassatt
The painting The Child’s Bath by Mary Cassatt is a lovely picture of mother and child that seem to be in their own home, as the mother seems to have a large bowl of water and pitcher filled with it. As the child sits on her mother’s lap, watching her as she is cleansing her feet in the bowl. This painting is about 39 1/2x 2...
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An Interpretation of the Magician, a Painting by Jeffery Batchelor
Jeffery Batchelor's painting “The Magician”, tends to create artwork that ranges within straight realism to surrealism. This painting is one of his surrealistic pieces. Jeffery Batchelor was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina in 1960. He went to Barton College in 1983 to gain a Bachelors of Science in painting and also g...
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The Reasons Why Painting is Considered Atemporal in Laura Hoptman's The Forever Now
In Laura Hoptman’s The Forever Now, Hoptman discusses various reasons as to why painting is now considered “Atemporal”. The definition of atemporal is “existing or considered without relation to time”. Hoptman states that in atemporal art all eras seem to exist in one time and that it contains elements of history, but isn’t...
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The Use of X-Rays, Ultraviolet Rays, and Infrared Rays to Reveal Underlying Pigments in the Painting, Madonna in Glory with Four Angels
Light conditions of different wavelengths have the ability penetrate through materials. X-rays, ultraviolet rays, and infrared rays can reveal underlying layers of pigment in paintings, such as Madonna in Glory with Four Angels by an unknown Sicilian artist around early 1900. White light of photography using wavelengths of...
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The Life and Works of Egon Schiele, an Austrian 20th Century Expressionist Painter
Egon Schiele Every generation has their punks. Be they musicians, writers, or artists, those individuals ahead of their times – while infamous during their lives – create legacies that last years after their deaths. Austrian painter Egon Schiele is certainly one of these controversial and memorable personalities. Best ide...
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