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.
The artist, Thomas Cole, was an American painter born in England during the 19th century. Cole became famous for his paintings of landscapes, including The Oxbow. The 130.8 by 193 centimeter painting was done in 1836 using oil paints on canvas. Painted originally in the United States, the symbolic piece now resides in the Metropolitan Museum of Art located in New York City. The painting by Cole obviously depicts a landscape, especially one of the iconic bend in the Hudson river, but in fact there is much more to the piece.
Colorado is an incredible state with astronomically panoramic that views that some people believe are the most beautiful sights in the world, cascading over the entire region. It became a state on August 1, 1876, and since then this region has been through a lot over the years and some of these scenes have not always been beautiful. Unfortunately there have been some not so pleasant sights. One of these horrific sights would include the Sand Creek Massacre. The Sand Creek Massacre was a true surprise ambush that was a true impact on Colorado history which was not only out of context but an attempt for political advantage.
Yellowstone National Park, established March 1, 1862, by U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant, was and still is the United States’ largest national park. Yellowstone is located mostly in Wyoming with parts of it lying in Idaho and Montana. Popular geological attractions in Yellowstone include thousands of geysers, hot springs, bubbling mud pots, and waterfalls. Yellowstone is home to many varieties of wildlife including the endangered grizzly bear, gray wolf, wolverine, and bald eagle. Yellowstone is home to many plant species including plants that depend on the park’s thermal features.
This culture flourished from 700 AD to 1530 AD. The word Diquis derives from the Boruca language and means “great waters” or “the great river.” The Diquis are well known for their fine metal work. They were known as very highly skilled metal and goldsmiths. The Diquis referred to gold work as, “catching the light.” They performed with gold and in-gold copper alloy, which is also known as “Tumbaga.” This was used to make finely worked pendants, bracelets, ornaments, earrings, and clothing adornments. The clothing usually consisted of jaguars and eagles.
George Inness was a successful American landscape painter and one of the most influential American artists of the nineteenth century. He painted beautiful paintings throughout his career. Inness painted, Out of My Studio Door, Montclair in 1878-79 and Montclair and Untitled (Mountain Storm) in 1848-50. Both paintings are representational and landscapes. In Inness paining of Out of My Studio Door, Montclair he created a connection between heaven and earth.
When you think about the classic American Midwest cowboy stories, there is no other landscape that can best represent this than Monument Valley! Situated on the border between Arizona and Utah, and covering a land area of 16 million acres, the valley is officially declared a Navajo Tribal Park. Monument Valley 's awe-inspiring rich red-hued and sandy landscape is the reason why it is one of the most photographed landmarks in the United States. Here, your eyes will be treated to a dramatic terrain consisting of mesas, the valley floor and impressive sandstone towers, some of which reach upwards of 1000 feet. If you think that Monument Valley is strikingly familiar, then you might have seen it on a postcard or in one of the iconic Hollywood western movies.
The Great Wall of Los Angeles is a wonderful masterpiece that takes you on a journey through the history of the people of California. It is also one of the country’s most respected large monuments that incorporates inter-racial accord and is a true cultural landmark. The Great Wall spans a half a mile in length which is 2,754 feet and is considered the longest mural in the world. It consists of pictures that represent the history of the ethnic people of California. The mural’s pictures go back to the prehistorical history of the ethnic people all the way up to the 1950’s.
In the Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari many of the high altars were painted by Titian; this was a very big deal because it gave him exposure as an artist. Titians portraits are unforgettable because they seen to express a psychological dimension while also portraying the objects status and
The history, great rocks, flora and fauna, and awesome activities are what make Yosemite National Park such an amazing place. The unique geology of Yosemite was set in its place more than a five hundred million years ago. Its spectacular mountains, El Capitán and Half Dome, are two of the world 's most famous rock climbing spots. The plants and animals that dwell in the beautiful forest are each unique in different ways. There are many activities that are offered to visitors of Yosemite, providing all of them with a memorable experience.
An assessment of the cultural value of the site and its significance in Burra Charter terms. • Aesthetic Value: The Landscape of Mount William quarry is surrounded by ranges such as Macedon Range, Dandenong Ranges and Great Diving Range, and standing on the top of the Mount William quarry will able to see the range and the valley. It also home to restricted pocket of original vegetation in modern day along the edge of ridge. • Historic Value: Mount William Stone Axe Quarry is one of the most importance, largest and intensively worked quarries in Australia, with more than 260 mining pits and many mounds of waste rock and flaking floor scatters across the site surrounding the work station. • Scientific Value: Diabase (greenstone) is suitable to aboriginal lifestyle with tool is a raw material which is product of an age of volcanic activity, tough, fine-grained basalt and shock-resistance so it won’t shattered when impact.
Mauna Kea Imagine the most breath- taking view. Do you think you could ever stop looking? If there was one place I 'd like to go, it would be Mauna Kea. Mauna Kea is a shield/ hotspot volcano located on the Big Island of Hawaii. I want to go to Mauna Kea because of the beautiful summit, exciting topography, as well as the otherworldly drive up and down the mountain.
It was found between the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains. It was a tall steep rock that was very hard to miss. The Tower Rock was the transition spot from the Great Plains to the unknown territory of the Rocky Mountains. Lewis was a very nice man, he always was ready to start the day off right for us. He had a lot of military training.
The saying bumpy roads often lead to beautiful destinations is so true when it involves Lava Beds National Monuments. Lava Beds would be a moment to always remember! Many people in California know Lava Beds National Monument as, "Best kept secret." Lava Beds is a phenomenal sight, and a sight that would make your whole day. This area has underground lava tubes, and they give you the opportunity to discover them.