Madonna del Magnificat was created by Botticelli in the early 1480s. It is said to be one of the most famous paintings of the Madonna during his time because of the five contemporary replicas which were created. The painting was covered with gold paint and if you see it in person the figures appear to be life size. The virgin which is slightly almost at the center of the painting is crowned by two angels and is depicted as the queen of heaven. Two wingless angels are crowning her. The crown she is wearing is made of cold and consist of stars. One of the mother of god 's name in hymns is " Stella mattutina ( morning star)" ( cite) which could be the reason why there are an array of stars onto the crown she is wearing. If you look out between Mary and the angels on the left you can see the broad landscape which is laid out to show "atmospheric perspective"( cite). There are 3 angels which moved more closely to the virgin and child. The angel in the front is kneeling and holding a book open with ink well. The virgin is about to dip the quill and write the last remaining words of the Magnificat. She begins at the beginning of page with the initial " M". The background
The United States wanted to build it through Columbia. But, Columbia refused and said”No.” We had to wait for panama to be independent. So,They became independent to us(United States).In order for the workers to accomplish The Panama Canal they needed to get past the obstacles getting in the way.After the first year people started dying. No one knew why.After a few months they found out it was called yellow fever because of the mosquitoes that were carrying the disease.The people decided to take action. They found out that they die in cold weather.So they got cold oil or water and sprayed it in all of the grass dry or wet and they did that every day for about a week and eventuly they killed every last one of them.Theodore Roosevelt wouldent
The Orlando Museum of Art, also known as OMA, is a hub of Central Florida when it comes to pulling in remarkable works of art for the public eye to pay patronage to. Today I visited such a place for the annual Antiques Vintage and Garden Show, which took place between February 19th through the 21st. Included in the price of a ticket was also admission to The OMA’s current exhibitions, which included Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers and their other running exhibits, which contained an array of work, ranging from Pre-Columbian sculptures to more contemporary works of the 21st century. The specific exhibit which held my interest most was the Pre-Columbian, Mesoamerican gallery titled “A Trek from North to South”, which was organized by geographic locations in Latin America. Since my girlfriend, Illiana, bought me tickets to the show for a
Cimabue and Giotto were both very well known artists that both painted the Virgin and Child Enthroned. They both have the same meaning and the same subject. The Virgin and Child Enthroned have Madonna and Christ and it had the angels and the prophets. Comparing both of the artworks, they both have a different style. Cimabue and Giotto painting have a great symbolism behind their paintings and what it means for them. Comparing both of the paintings, Cimabue is the first Italian painter that created the Renaissance style of the Virgin and Child Enthroned in Florence, Italy in 1280 which was twelve feet tall and was created with a wood panel and gold. The gold was flattened and glued down onto the painting. The gold that was all over the painting
I decided to focus on the Unicorn Tapestries for my Renaissance art project. The Unicorn Tapestries are a series of seven tapestries originally known as The Hunt of the Unicorn, and are tentatively dated between 1495 and 1505 which, according to the book timeline, is during the High Renaissance in Italy and the continuing Renaissance in the rest of Europe. Very little is known about the origin of these tapestries, and they are believed to have originated in the Southern Netherlands in Brussels. They are in phenomenal condition and the colors are still brilliant. Only one of the tapestries is missing a piece—The Mysterious Capture of the Unicorn a.k.a. The Virgin’s Capture of the Unicorn is only pictured in two fragments that were recovered. They are currently housed in The Cloisters, which are owned by The Metropolitan
Vicent Van Gogh once said, “If you hear a voice within you ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” Like most of Gogh’s paintings, Bonaventura Berlinghieri painted what he was passion about. Berlinghieri was “…know for his poignant and detailed scene from the life of the Saint Francis on the predella (based of the altarpiece) of the Church of San Francesco at Pescia” (The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica). The Saint Francis Altarpiece is a five feet panel, created in 1235 as a depiction of Saint Francis and the church. The portrait was painted on wood panel and in gothic like form. Nonetheless, this masterpiece is representation of time, the complexity of the painting and the
The JFK Library and Museum in Boston on scenic Columbia Point, is an ode to one of the most charismatic presidents the United States has ever seen, John F. Kennedy. Most of the exhibits consist of items donated to the museum by his wife, Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis, and the location itself was chosen by Jackie. The JFK museum represents a rare time of bipartisan cooperation in American history, and the untimely death of a great American leader.
The first piece of artwork I critiqued was the famous Virgin of Guadalupe. The Virgin of Guadalupe is currently exhibited in the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City. The piece of art is not solely a painting, but an enconchado. It was made into wood, and it essentially creates a reflective surface that appears as moving. Also, I like how they explain their theory on the woman of the apocalypse and how it relates to this piece of art. It also implies that she was standing on the moon, showby by the angel on the bottom of the artwork, supporting her. Juan Diego was an indigenous man who who underwent a vision conquest in which the Virgin of Guadalupe spoke to him in his language, and requested for him to put a shrine in her honor at the top
Thomas Jefferson and Meanings of Liberty, the author used the so called affair of Jefferson and Ms.Hemings who was a slave and accused of having a 35 year love affair, which Thomas constantly denied. He further shows how “presentism” has change history as in the case of how Americans now view stories of the “Old West”. Wilson made a huge effort to display that Thomas had a ton of positive attribute and skills that were never really talked about. Then he refers to how Jefferson’s beliefs on equality for man were introduced by European philosophers
The first highlight of this tour is comprised of the activities listed on day one, which includes the Abenaki museum and the First Peoples Festival. The Abenaki museum in Odanak Quebec, was the first Aboriginal museum in Quebec, founded by a group of Odanak elders and a missionary named Remi Dolan. This museum shows of the art and exhibits on the culture of the Abenaki aboriginal group, who lived in Quebec and Maritimes area. The museum shows the Abenaki traditional way of life through exhibits, a multimedia show, and workshops on Abenaki knowledge. This is a great educational opportunity, which can be used to understand more about the Abenaki perspective the world and how they interacted with their environment.
Nicolas Enriquez’s piece titled The Virgin of Guadalupe with the Four Apparitions depicts the Virgin mother Mary as she revealed herself to a newly transformed Christian Native named Juan Diego. This 1773 painting is a reproduction of the 1531believed arheiropoeita of Virgin Mary when she descends on Mount Tepeyac and tells Indian Juan Diego to go inform the bishop that a temple shall be built for her. The Virgin of Guadalupe is an iconic piece of Catholicism in Mexico and holds religious and cultural importance to both Spaniards and the Natives of Mexico, such as the Nahuatl. Enriquez’s painting has several deviations from the original arheiropoetia, such as different color choice and addition of Nahuatl symbols, which portrays his painting
The story goes that on December 8th, 1534, on a hill next to Mexico City, a figure showed itself to the indigenous boy Juan Diego (Peterson, Virgin 39) The figure spoke in the boy’s native language, Nahuatl, and asked for a church to be built in her honor on the exact same spot (Peterson, Virgin 39). Almost five centuries later someone who travels to Mexico will not only find a basilica built in the name of the Virgin of Guadalupe, but will encounter thousands of images and representations of her throughout the whole of the nation. What is now known as Mexico’ mother of the nation’ is a dynamic icon that has been reinterpreted many times throughout Mexican history (King 1-9). In this thesis I will investigate and analyze representations of
The Republic of Panama is a government with three branches and a strong Constitution. The Panama government includes a Democracy and many political parties. When understanding the government of Panama, it is important to understand which type of government is represented and why, how the head of state or head of government is chosen, and what role the military plays within the government.
Panama City, Panama is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Panama. It’s located near the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. The city of Panama was founded on August 15, 1519, by Spanish conquistador Pedro Arias Dávila. Panama was a stopover point on one of the most important trade routes in the history of America. Most of the gold and silver that Spain took from the Americas, passed through Panama.
The Panama Canal is a man-made, 48 mile waterway that allows ships to cross between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and has helped over 14,000 ships save time and money crossing between the two largest oceans on Earth. Currently, the Panama Canal belongs to the Republic of Panama, but the history is incredibly complicated and resulted in over 22,000 deaths. The canal is known as “one of the seven wonders of the modern world,” according to the American Society of Civil Engineers, and it surely lives up to that title.