Van Gogh's Starry Night is considered his most famous work and it characterizes his individual technique. The style of this painting is another example of mixing abstract with realism. I can clearly tell what is the sky, what is a mountain, and what is a building, and yet all of these objects seem to mix and swirl into one another in a way that they seem connected. The artist use of thick and flowing layered lines made the sky expands beyond the place. In Starry Night Van Gogh´s unique, thick brushstrokes are very much evident and there is a consistency to his technique that adds even more depth and texture to this work of art and made it look like a dream.
Robert Colescott was known for transgressively playing with themes of race and sex, he was very politically aware. His work first started getting attention when he did a series of painting that recreated iconic paintings and reimagined them with black figures. Lightning Lipstick was painted in 1994, when looking at it alongside the article by Khanna one could argue that the “One-Drop Rule” was (and is) playing a part in how race is view, more specifically, how biracial people are viewed. One could argue that Colescott could be addressing what he saw in his own life. He is using Lightning
In one of his most romantic books, the Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne implemented abundance of rich imagery and figurative language, delivering a world of fantasy. Among the various repeated languages, Hawthorne placed most significance on the motif of the Black Man and the forest through a series of comparisons that involves the question of faith, in which both the imageries encumbers much weight as set opposite against the true Testimony and Virginity Hawthorne advocated. For example, the Black Man, whom appeared first in the speech of Hester, a fallen women, in reference towards Chillingworth, an often naturalist, represents the devil. Since the mere color of “black” suggested a betrayal from the light, the holy side, the Black Man
When things are black and white, they are usually very simple and easy to decipher because of the large contrast between the colors, and this contrast also makes . This black and white imagery also helps portray the boldness of their love, as something black on a white background stands out, and vice versa. The
The color black in literature, has a strong connotation that involves intricate depths and brings the realization of significant details to the surface. In All the Pretty Horses by, Cormac McCarthy the color black symbolizes the mysteriousness, cruelty, and power of characters such as, Alejandra, the Captain, and Alfonsa. Within the context of the characters and the actions of each character the color black has different and layer meaning. McCarthy pulled this color and stretched all of its meaning, for not only a use of symbolization but also a use of characterization and tone. Alejandra is introduced in a fury of black details, “She wore a flatcrowned hat of black felt with a wide brim and her black hair was loose under it and fell halfway to
In addition, Dilworth applies various meaningful colors to this artwork. Thus, for instance, dark blue symbolizes intangible mystery and deepness of candour. Black represents sadness and mortification. Moreover, dark blue covered by black implies the deepness of sorrow. Dark orange represents joyfulness and happiness, while red and blood red are the signs of love, power, expiative blood, and baptism of blood.
The muted colours, the intensity of each and every one of the motifs and the way they are articulated are all essential to the extreme tragedy of the scene, which would become the emblem for all the devastating tragedies of modern society. Andy Warhol was an influential artist of the second half of the 20th century, creating some of the most recognisable images ever
Bradbury’s style is very distinct and noticeable in all his works. He uses an amount of symbolism that does nothing but push his point further. In his short story, he states “[the fire] was plucking at the white embroidery of her flesh…and it at last found her heart, a soft rose sewn with fire, and it burned the fresh embroidered petals, one by delicate one..”(160) The embroidery symbolizes the fragility
Satan’s physical status is being magnified and is written in praised tone, when he is being compared to Leviathan and also in comparison of his shield to moon seen through optic-glass of Tuskin Artist. One of the important qualities of tragic hero is Satan’s ability to endure pain, he being in the place of no hope with deep scares of god’s thunder, he still have well-built determination and courage to revolve against god. His character of unique individuality and his crave for independence pursue reader to accept him to be a tragic hero, which is made clear by the lines, “Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heav’n…” (Milton,