He spent a couple years in France studying painting to develop techniques. While there he met with many artists and got some ideas. When he first started, he used a naturalistic academic style but a couple years later came to a more modern approach. In 1907 started to be interested in Vincent van Gogh 's work and was a big influence on him. Marc and Kandinsky made a group called Der Blaue Reiter and they came up with the idea that mystical energy is best revealed through abstraction.
From the age of eight until her death, Sylvia Plath struggled with mental illness. Along with frequent therapy visits, she wrote poetry to reflect the many events in her life. She wrote about everything, from the things that brought her great joy to the things that drove her to attempt suicide. One recurring topic of her poems is her father, Otto Plath, who she adored until he died of undiagnosed diabetes when she was eight. This event sparked a lifetime of depression and anger towards her father.
Constable was an English artist who stood out for his landscapes paintings in the period of Romanticism. John Constable decided to attend the Royall Academy School in London in 1799 instead of working at his family’s farm. Constable was known for “capturing the ephemeral properties of nature- clouds, light, and atmosphere” (Davies 828). His paintings include great emotion that comes from “experiencing the beauty of the Stour Valley” (Davies 828). His painting, The Haywain, on a six foot canvas, depicts “a blue sky pushing out darker clouds, and invisible layer of moisture that makes everything glisten” (Davies 828).
One of the most renowned groups of artists were the Hudson River School. This group was composed of over fifty artists, two of the most well-known were Thomas Cole and George Caitlin. Thomas Cole painted grand natural landscapes and would paint mankind as miniature in comparison. George Catlin also painted a dying culture, however instead of nature his subjects were the Native Americans. He worked to preserve their culture, customs, and normal day lives in his art (Stewart 13-14).
She was a mother to seven kids and was married to her husband Calvin Stowe. Calvin and Harriet’s sixth child, Charlie, became sick with a deadly disease at a very young age. When Charlie fell sick, Harriet and her husband knew there was nothing they could do and he would soon die. Shortly after he became ill, Charlie passed away. Stowe says, “losing charlie made her understand what a slave woman felt when her child was taken away at the auction block” (Hedrick).
Andrew Carnegie, born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland on November 25, 1835, and passed away on August 11, 1919. He grew up with very little education but came from a family who believed very much in books and learning. His father was a handloom weaver, and his mother was the basic backbone of their family who was the most influential to Carnegie. At the age of thirteen, Carnegie came to the United States with his family, and Settled in Pennsylvania. He worked in a factory earning $1.20 per week.
There are multiple versions of this image, although this is the most known version. Munch created this painting because of a personal experience he had while walking through nature. Munch exhibits his relation to the image through the flow and connection of the entire painting. In the painting The Scream by Edvard Munch, there is a sense of anxiety and uncertainty. These sensations are illustrated by the personal experiences throughout Munch’s life.
] At the adolescent age of thirteen, in 1820, Henry published his first poem entitled, "The Battle of Lovell 's Pond" in the "Portland Gazette" signing it simply "HENRY". It was a poem about a battle between colonists and Indians. It even appeared on the front page, which means many got to read the poem but, no one really knew who wrote it. [endnoteRef:7] In 1820, poetry was deemed a useless luxury to most of the middle-class or "practical-minded" citizens of America. [endnoteRef:8] This can be shown when Henry overheard his father talking about how terrible the poem was.
Both of these artist have many similar and different aspects in art. Like why did they create art and, how they created art, what styles did they introduce to the era they were living in, and what their most famous art works were. Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. When he was 8 years old he got sick with Chorea and had to be in bed for several months. While he was sick his mother would give him drawing lessons, films to watch, and she bought him a camera.
Another paranormal happening with the play was in 1849 where some sort of spell consumed the audience. A riot had formed and it left thirty dead. In 1942 three actors had died the day before opening show. Along with that, the costume designer committed suicide the day of the play. The curse has caused a lot of violence throughout the years of Macbeth’s existence; these are only some examples
Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. Ben was the 15th child there were nine brothers and seven sisters. His father wanted him to be a ministry of a church but instead he went to a grammar school. Later at age ten Ben was taken out of grammar school and started to work in his family 's candle and soap shop. At age twelve ben took a job as an apprentice at his brother 's printing shop.
They married January of 1932 and later had Sylvia that October, in 1935 they had a son named Warren. Otto Plath died from complications with his diabetes, Sylvia was eight years old at the time. It is believed that the death of her father was a traumatizing event for Sylvia, that later causes complications for her in her
Georgia O 'Keeffe was a spectacular painter in the American Modernist Painting Movement who painted many scenes in nature and many landscapes of cities in New York and deserts in New Mexico. Although she did not consider herself as a part of any movement, she was part of The American Modernist Painting movement. She loved nature so she chose to paint different varieties of flowers. O’Keeffe is especially remembered for her paintings of flowers and bones. She was unique in the way she painted, and her paintings of nature continue to inspire people all around the world.