Expressionism Essays

  • Expressionism And Expressionism In Guernica

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    Would you classify Guernica as Expressionism, Cubism, Dada, or Surrealism? A style of painting where artists express their inward feelings instead of dwelling in external reality is known as expressionism (Tate, n.d.), while Cubism is a style of painting where perspective with one viewpoint was rejected in favor of simple geometric shapes and planes (The Art Story, n.d.). Furthermore, Dada style of art combines diversity and was in absolute mockery of materialism and nationalism that led to the

  • Expressionism Movement In Art

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    INTRODUCTION The Expressionism movement is an impressive modern art movement that depicted subjective emotion rather than objective reality. This movement used distortion, exaggeration and different elements to express the artist’s feelings that made it different from any other movement (Expressionism, 2016). It has a unique sense of artistic style that uses intense colors and agitated brushstrokes with high qualities that not only affected fine art but also theatre, literature and many more (Expressionism

  • Art In Abstract Expressionism

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    Art shifts through time, it is combined of different movements. This research paper will discuss the different shifts of art culture in style, philosophical approach, and content of artwork in abstract expressionism. Abstract expressionism is a painting movement that developed in the late 1940s and early 1950s in and around New York after world war II. Jackson Pollock, Isamu Noguchi, Martha Graham, Mark Rothko and Barnett Newman are all artists that considerably influenced that movement. Artists

  • German Expressionism In Hollywood Film

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    It has been observed that German expressionism has affected some Hollywood films and black films in the 1940s of the silent era. Some of the well-known directors such as Hitchcock, and Orson Wells were also influenced by German expressionism. Although the history of German expressionist films was transient, it still has an impact on the visual style of the development of film, especially in the performance of criminal activities in the Hollywood films. Thus, this article aims at exploring the politics

  • Abstract Expressionism: Barnett Newman, Mark Rothko And Jackson Pollock

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    About the presentation, I 'm talking about contrast on field painting and abstract expressionism. And the symbol painter about both painting style. Which is Barnett Newman, Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock and there representative painting. And talks about the relationship between CIA and painters. Also have some benefits and some disadvantages. Which is Barrett 's "stations of the cross", is a painting that have 14 series and expose very strong religious, because Barnett believe a judaism, and he

  • Expressionism In Theatre

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    Stagecraft” based on it. Expressionism in theatre contains a lot of various acting styles, symbolic performances “Not one Expressionism but a number of loosely

  • German Expressionism

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    An Introduction to German Expressionism German expressionism is an art movement that occurred in the early 20th century and it marks the movement to more abstract and emotive art. Before, art was based on how well one could replicate reality. Expressionism emerged at a time of extreme tension internationally. Expressionism started before the First World War and continued to develop throughout the turbulent years during and after the war. Expressionism accurately reflected the feeling of fear, angst

  • Expressionism In The Lodger

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    camera through the landscape and the view of the entire village, later it enters through the window and appears Miss Froy talking to the receptionist, then is a cut where the other guests are seen and then the camera is back to Miss Froy. German expressionism is

  • Abstract Art: Abstract Art

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    Abstract art uses a visual language of shape, form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. Western art had been, from the Renaissance up to the middle of the 19th century, underpinned by the logic of perspective and an attempt to reproduce an illusion of visible reality. The arts of cultures other than the European had become accessible and showed alternative ways of describing visual experience to the artist. Abstract

  • German Expressionism And The Types And Characteristics Of German Expressionism

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    German expressionism was a movement starting before the First World War and reached a peak in 1920, Berlin and ended after 1920s. During this period, Germany who had lost in the First World War, was preparing for the Second World War and along that the grief, agony or anger the people felt built up. Moreover, ever since the loss in the First World War, Germany had been going through economic and political issues which influenced the society to focus more on expressing one’s emotions about the dreadful

  • Formalism In Art History

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    In this essay i will be defining the art historical perspectives of the methods formalism, iconography and social history of art and their aims. I will be discussing if art can just be aesthetically pleasing or must there always be a political and social meaning/inspiration behind it. I will be doing a detailed analysis of The Large Blue Horse(1911) by Franz Marc using the method formalism to show that not all artwork needs to be observed using various methods since not all art works have social/political

  • Starry Night Analysis

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    The Starry Night is a world-famous oil on canvas painted by a well known and very unusual artist Vincent van Gogh. This painting belongs to the style of post-impressionist paintings due to its formal characteristics and the message that this painting is aimed to deliver to the viewers. The Starry Night is not the only artist 's painting that depicts the night sky and the starts on it. However, even considering the Starry Night over the Rhone and the Cafe Terrace At Night, the manner of painting differs

  • Expressionism In Architecture

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    Facade as a primary first element to encounter (its responsibility to expression) Because of facade registers first, when we approach any building, that identifies the building.thus designing facade is a crucial part. As the facade is principal front/face of the building that faces onto a street or open space, to mitigate building with outside context facade needs to express the responsibilities. "the facade, then, is a place where, in the service of rhetorical effect, the corporeality of architecture

  • The Kiss Analysis

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    feeling toward love and human. Munch once said:“No longer shall I interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.” He intended to paint want he felt and suffer. The Kiss by Munch is expressionism in style. While The Lovers II By Rene Magritte is surrealism in style. As we can see a man kissing a woman with “realistic” bodies and background, they seemed realistic but in fact they are surreal, for example, there are no space shown between

  • The French Impressionism Movement

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    recover its cinematic mission France needs “two elememts, organization and style, both of which aim at unity of expression, something that is practically a national instinct.” From this context is it identified that, in the same way as German Expressionism, French Impressionism was profoundly influence by the impact of the First World War developing the aesthetic theory grounded in the need for liberation from such future barbarism. Demonstrating the movement of Impressionism was to emulate the internal

  • Essay On Piet Mondrian

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    Piet Mondrian was a Dutch painter, theorist and writer. He contributed to the De Stijl art movement. He developed Neoplasticism from non-representational forms. The main elements of his geometrical works were white rectangles, black lines and three primary colors. He loved Jazz music. It shows on his works. He designed never walked into Netherlands when he heard about Jazz music was banned in Netherlands because it harmed the unsophisticated customs. He was born in a turbulent time. However, we can

  • Abstract Art Vs Abstract Art

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    different way, which was in the form of abstract art. Artist felt that the society and technology have developed so, they had to create new things. The two abstract art I am going compare and contrast is expressionism and surrealism. And the two artworks are Number 1 by Pollock Jackson from expressionism and Mama, Papa is wounded! By Yves Tanguy from surrealism. I chose these artworks because these were the most influence artwork in those movements Number 1 was painted in 1950. This painting is made on

  • Painting The Impossible Analysis

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    artist who grown up in traditional European art environment. He is famous for his unique painting style – “parallelism”, “symmetry” in the art of painting as well as had a great influence on modern European painting, especially for youth style and expressionism. His artistic exploration and creation have a variety of uncertain states: sometimes naturalism, idealism, and sometimes symbolism. In fact, Hodler had never been related with any art school, he was a strange and eccentric man and his paintings

  • Jean-Michel Basquiat

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    it is an example of how American artists of the 1980s could reintroduce the human figure in their work after the wide success of Conceptualism and Minimalism, thus establishing a dialogue with the more distant tradition of the 1950s Abstract Expressionism Despite ‘’unstudied’’ appearance of his work, Basquiat very purposefully and skillfully brought together in his art a host of disparate traditions, styles and practices in order to create a unique kind of visual collage, one deriving, partly,

  • Functional Values Of Art Essay

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    Painting Painting has always decorated man’s dwellings. History tells us that man started to decorate the walls of his cave dwellings in the simplest and crude way he could. Painting has not only been regarded as decoration of our dwellings but it tells us the story of man. They tell us about people—how they thought and felt, and what they valued. They help us define ourselves and our times, as well as other people and other times.” The arts have life itself for their subject matter. Painting requires