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    Untitled Painting

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    piece I chose to critique for my third gallery review, I picked the painting Untitled by an American Artist, Francis Davis Millet. This painting is believed to have been done somewhere between the years 1880 to 1890. The actual date is unknown, but the content of this painting is comparable to other paintings this artist did during those times. There was no price listed for this piece of artwork. The content used in this painting provides attitude of a romantic

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    Ancient Mummy Paintings

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    collection of fifteen Egyptian mummy paintings collecting dust for nearly one-hundred years, is now aiding scientists and art conservators from Northwestern University to discover how materials were used by ancient artists. Previously, researchers believed ancient painters to apply Egyptian blue only for special occasions. The color was the first ever man-made blue pigment, it took effort to manufacture. Surprisingly researchers found five of the fifteen paintings contained the pigment underneath the

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    The Last Supper is a famous painting first created by Leonardo da Vinci. The Last Supper is a very respected painting in the Christian church. The two paintings I will be talking about is The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci and the second is by Domenico Ghirlandaio. When looking at both paintings it can be seen how beautiful they both are. Both of the paintings are the same but have little differences that make each there own. The paintings have differences in the ceiling, how the disciples

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    continuously improve and enhance of painting materials and techniques, landscape as background has also been portrayed more natural and vivid. Humanist thought has been widely accepted from Renaissance, people's minds was liberated, the changing of society offered the possibility for the independent development of landscape painting. Giorgione (c. 1477/78) of the Venetian school was considered as the first painter to make landscape painting towards independence. From his painting The Tempest(1506-1508) , landscape

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    The Classification of Emotions in Monet’s Paintings According to Claude Monet, a famous impressionist artist, “It 's on the strength of observation and reflection that one finds a way. So we must dig and delve unceasingly.” (as cited by Kendall, 2004). As artwork is chiefly depicted in many different ways, such as in natural, spiritual, objective, or subjective description, Monet believes that a plein-air painting style can convey such profound feelings to audiences based on thorough observation

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    Exhibition Review Hodler Monet Munch. Painting the impossible Yufei Li (724110) BBA 6A Hotel Institute Montreux   When I knew that I’m going to visit this art exhibition – Painting The Impossible, I was thinking what means “impossible”, does it refer to paint the fact that not exist in real life or those paintings were not acceptable or favored by most of people at that period? I was wondering how this exhibition is going to surprise me. So I brought those questions as well as with a great expectation

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    The historical backdrop of Chinese painting can be contrasted with an ensemble. The styles and conventions in figure, scene, and flying creature and-bloom painting have made topics that sustain to blend right up 'til the present time into a solitary bit of music. Painters through the ages have made up this "ensemble," creating and performing numerous types of kineticism and varieties inside this custom. It exuded from the Six Traditions (222-589) to the Tang administration (618-907) that the substructures

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    American Flag Painting

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    In this paper we will be analyzing John Jaspers painting, Flags and going over how it creates a visual impact to the viewer through the use of an optical illusion on the viewer of the painting. The subject of this work is the American Flag, but it is painted in a not so conventional way at a glance, but once you look at it for a while you will see it in a normal light. Jasper used this piece to help show that the viewer was the “painter” in this artwork. He does this by using an optical illusion

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    assignment theme is based on Vietnamese oil painting. I have found out that oil painting is not originated from Vietnam, but Vietnamese artist through times have develop oil panting skills and techniques to a different stage. Therefore my intension is to thoroughly analyse the painting processes and techniques of Vietnamese oil painting during the period of war to the development of the Socialist republic of Vietnam (1960-1976) and I will compare two painting from this period with two contemporary works

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    being decorated with paintings from the 19th-century impressionist and post-impressionist works. When decorating the office, it will be important to ensure that the paintings that have been chosen are in line with the mission, vision, and goals of the company. This memo highlights on some of the paintings that have been chosen to be displayed at the new corporate offices. The paintings are from the 19th-century impressionist and post-impressionist periods. The impressionist paintings The Floor Scrapers:

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    challenge for me mainly because both Antoine and Jos. Henri Ponchin had a similar painting style, but I finally concluded to write about a painting from Antoine Ponchin titled The Roman Ruins.

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    Artists create their own story when painting the works of the Crusader Bible and Story of Yusuf and Zulaikha. They want certain aspects of the story to be heard louder than others. Both artists use color and lines to define and highlight many aspects of the painting. Symbols and structure are also important in these pieces because they give a greater meaning to the story as a whole. The way the artists portray their scenes can have many different meanings depending on the person viewing it. The

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    Jackson Pollock was an influential painter and pioneer of the abstract expressionist movement. Jackson Pollocks signature drip paintings and action paintings forever changed the course of American Art. Pollock was an influential artist of his time due to the fact that his pieces where one of a kind. His action paintings and drop paintings where unique in contrast to other American Art during the 1940s and 1950s. Pollocks technique was effortlessly performative as he would air paint and walk around

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    Our experiences shape our viewpoints. Consequently, everyone sees things differently. When people see this painting, they see a figure surrounded by a color explosion. They reach certain conclusions about what the colors are expressing about the figure. Some people may wonder why the figure is not a white figure, connected with peace and innocence. The figure is a dark contrast to the color explosion. Another part of everyone seeing things is the way humans see color. We see colors by different light

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    This painting is very pale and suave. Rothko is known for being a very important painter who used color field painting as one of his techniques. The painting is very pale, and very similar shades of colors are used. It is different from action painting because in this case there is no presence of the artist in the painting, and it is very bland but at the same time unique. If you scroll the eye from the top down to the bottom, you will get an idea of serenity and that there is not really a lot going

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    lotus effect coatings for the conservation of ancient Egyptian wall paintings Hussein H. Marey Mahmoud Lecturer, Department of Conservation, Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University, 12613 Giza, Egypt Tel., 00201117964502; Fax., 0020235728108; e-mail: marai79@hotmail.com Abstract: The tombs and temples of ancient Egypt are famous with their wall decorations. Different weathering factors are affecting the ancient wall paintings in Egypt. The main deterioration factors affecting these decorations

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    In Frank Romero's painting "Going to the Olympics, 1984" it shows what L.A. is really is about. Frank Romero's focus is to show others how Los Angeles is being represented, showing the automobiles, hearts, palm trees & etc. He has little images that depict L.A. but they mean much to those who live in the city. My opinion on his mural is he shows what passion for your city really is about. The artist of the mural is Frank Romero. Frank Romero was born in 1941 and he painted 15 murals around the city

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    Noah’s Ark is an oil on masonite painting done by Aaron Douglas in 1927. The 48 by 36 inches painting is currently on display at The Carl Van Techten Gallery of Fine Arts at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. The representational portrait painting shows an outdoors scene. There is a source of light coming from the top right corner. Following down the painting, there is a man at the front of a large boat, pointing to the left. Behind him, another man is holding some instruments. In the background

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    Bob Ross: The Modern Painting Phenomenon If you 've ever watched PBS, you likely at some point have heard of Bob Ross. A painter born in Florida, Bob hosted The Joy of Painting, a half-hour show that run from 1983 to 1994, in which he painted a picture and encouraged the audience to paint along with him. It was a simple, but effective idea to get people excited about painting, and it was a very successful show. Sadly, Bob passed away due to a diagnosis of lymphoma in the early 1990s, which forced

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    architecture. So many interesting pieces in the exhibit, but a couple of paintings really caught my eye one by Sanile Goje and another by Laurie Simmons. Laurie Simmons painting is titled the “Walking House” and Sandile Goje painting is titled “ The Meeting Of Two Cultures.” I was drawn to these two paintings mainly because of my love for history and social behavior. I saw many connections between the two and quickly realized why the paintings were so close together in the exhibit.

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