Adam Cvijanovic’s painting “Discovery of America”, from the “American Montage” series, is a great representation of American history during the Ice Age and the revolution of Western culture. Cvijanovic’s unique style of showing a painting within a painting helps the audience capture how North America’s fast pace lifestyle of revolution has played a part in having us all forget what life was like before humans set foot on this wonderful land.
Las Meninas is an old painting that Diego Velazquez made long time ago. It talks about the king’s family and maids. Las Meninas is one of the most important paintings made in the nineteenth century. It was made using oil and canvas. Diego Velazquez is a well-known Spanish painter born in June 6, 1599 in Seville, Spain.
Claude Monet (also known as Oscar-Claude Monet) was one of the greatest artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. He was born November 14, 1840 in Paris and died December 5, 1926 at the age of 86. Claude Monet was the founder of French impressionist painting and was the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy. In 1845 Monet’s family moved to Normandy and Monet’s father wanted him to follow his footsteps and take over the grocery store, but Monet wanted to be an artist. On April 1851 Monet entered the Le Havre secondary school of the arts.
73.7 cm x 92.1 cm (29 in x 36 ¼ in). Location : Museum of modern art, New York City. The Starry Night is an oil on canvas by the Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. Painted in June, 1889, it depicts the view from the east – facing window of his asylum room at Saint – Rémy – de -Provence, just before sunrise, with the addition of an idealized village. It has been in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City since 1941, acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest.
Andy Warhol was born in August 6, 1928 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, however on February 22,1987 in New York he died at the age of 58. Warhols’ parents were Czech immigrants that came to America in the early 1920’s. In the 1950s the Pop art mode began in the U.K and then later it also started in America, the Pop art movement influenced China in the 90’s. Andy Warhol, is one of the most well know Pop artists in the whole world. Andy Warhol is well-known for his unique way of print making, painting and photography, he is known for his dominant paintings that have so much color in it , however before Andy Warhol became so legendary in the Pop Art world in 1960s, he was very successful in magazine and advertisement illustrating.
“New York Canvases in Many Phases,” New York Herald (5 January 1908),un-paginated news clipping, Macbeth Gallery Papers, AAA, Microfilm Reel NMC1, frame 133; Untitled and un-paginated news clipping, New York Globe (6 January 1908), Macbeth Gallery Papers, AAA, Microfilm Reel NMC1, frame 135. “Art Exhibitions,” New York Tribune (11 January 1908), 7. James Gibbons Huneker, “Around the Galleries,” New York Sun (7 January 1908), 6. The Times noted, “The figures in these paintings are presented either in light or dark silhouettes, which gives an effect of flatness. Moreover, they are all too individualized—each figure considered alone is a fine characterization.
Warhol moved to New York City shortly after graduating Carnegie Institute to work as a commercial illustrator, where he worked for several well-known magazines. One of Andy’s most important piece of artwork was the 100 Cans which was made in 1962 with the
French and Indian War (1754-1763) Hubertusburg, Treaty of, 15 February 1763 Kloster-Zeven, Convention of, 8 September 1757 Paris, Treaty of, 10 February 1763 St. Petersburg, treaty of, 5 May 1762 Seven Years War (1754-1763) All this leads us to The Louisiana Purchase. On April 30, 1803 the nation of France sold 828,000 square miles (2,144,510 square km) of land west of the Mississippi River to the young United States of America in a treaty commonly known as the Louisiana Purchase. President Thomas Jefferson, in one of his greatest achievements, more than doubled the size of the United States at a time when the young nation 's population growth was beginning to quicken. This could not have happened unless all that blood shed had not
In 1492 a man named Christopher Columbus sailed to our world and almost 200 years later America came to be. Throughout the years leading up to this revolution a lot of things had to happen. This essay will be explaining how the british control led to a revolution in colonial America. In 1764 Britain introduced the Stamp Act(Document 2).
Some of the most influential Presidents of The United States were from the Roosevelt family. What most might not realize however, is that the Roosevelt family tree extends from many influential faces. One might even say, it runs in their blood. From the get go, the Roosevelt family has been making strides in political areas. Claes (pronounced “Clause”)
Ever wonder how we actually became the United States? Was it created, founded or taken? Well a great American pioneer named Thomas Jefferson helped shape and brand what we now call The United States of America. However, America wasn’t always this big fifty-state country. We only had a few states on the east coast until Jefferson helped acquire a deal for about 828,000 square miles.
In 1803 the united states purchased the Louisiana territory for 15 million dollars from France. The total area of the land was about 827,000 square miles. During this time, a new ideology began to inspire many Americans. That belief was the Manifest Destiny. This was a belief that the United states was obliged to expand its borders all the way to the Pacific Ocean.