Western painting Essays

  • Analysis Of Otto Dix's Painting All Quiet On The Western Front

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    The painting “The Trench Warfare” is a piece of art that represents the actions during war. It was painted by the German artist Otto Dix in 1932 as a way to criticize society and war. Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix or otto Dix was a painter and printmaker. Otto was known for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war. As i compared it with the book ‘All Quiet On The Western Front’ by Erich Maria Remarque some of the themes in the books were similar to the

  • Dionisio Rene's Exhibition

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    Audience The audience for an art exhibition are people with the interest in art, buying it or just to have the pleasure of appreciated art. Students, teachers, curators and critics are the principal audience with one goal in common that is to know the artwork of Dionisio Rene on his exhibition. Exhibition by Dionisio Rene Born in Cuba on October 9 of 1940, Dionisio Rene started his path in the world of art when he has a vision about his childhood that was represented with a shoe. Dionisio

  • How Did Barbed Wire Affect World War One

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    Barbed Wire And its effects on WW1 Introduction World war 1 is undoubtedly one of the most deadly conflicts in human history. Killing an estimated 37 million people over the span of 4 years, this is one of the most deadly wars, to have ever been waged. Many things make world war one stand out, when compared to its predecessors. World war one was the last major european war since the franco-prussian war 40 years earlier. Many new technologies were also implemented in ww1, like tanks, planes

  • The Roman Ruins: Painting Analysis

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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.

  • Analysis Of Thomas Cole's Distant View Of Niagara Falls

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    and environmental impacts. This is apparent particularly in his painting Distant View of Niagara Falls. Thomas Cole expertly captured one of the wonders of North America. Distant View of Niagara Falls was painted in 1930 is on display at The Art Institute of Chicago. In this painting we see two Native Americans on the cliff edge looking at the massive Niagara Falls as water is rushing down, tumbling into the water below. By this painting being a distant view we are able to see how massive this wonder

  • Thomas Gainsborough Research Paper

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    Martin’s Lane under William Hogarth and other masters known for etching, historical painting and portraiture in London, England. He fell in love with an illegitimate daughter of a nobleman, in turn, her dowry allowed him to set up a studio by the time Gainsborough was 20 in Ipswich. Unfortunately, Gainsborough’s landscapes were not selling

  • Van Gogh's Influence On Japanese Art

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    Introduction “Japonisme” describes all things Japanese that have influenced any type of art of artists in western countries especially Europe. Many artists were influenced by Japanese prints, and got inspired to incorporate ideas from the prints into their own painting and technique they used for their work. There are some similarities between the two different art, for example, the light and the sceneries of the outdoors are present, as well as the desire to reproduce the same scenery to capture

  • Yosemite Valley: El Capitan And Bridal Viel

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    that it was made around the 1870’s. The dimensions of this painting are 88 in HIGH x 72 in WIDE. The subject of this painting is obviously the beautiful Yosemite Valley, where the position of Bridal Veil Falls and the big vertical rock known; as El Capitan, represent the Yosemite Valley from the western entrances. Yosemite is popular for its big mountain rocks and huge waterfalls and this artist was able to capture that into his painting. This particular view of Yosemite was one that Hill frequently

  • Mt. Rosalie: A Storm In The Rocky Mountain

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    A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie is an oil on canvas painting currently located at the Brooklyn Museum in New York City as part of the museum’s collection of American paintings. Albert Bierstadt created this panoramic painting in 1866 in New York and its accession number at the museum is 76.79. Just as the title indicates, the painting’s subject is a storm in the Rocky Mountains, specifically at lake valley by Mt. Rosalie. Additionally, there are Native Americans riding horses by and a

  • The Kiss Analysis

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    II, 1928, Paris, oil on canvas, 54 x 73.4 cm, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA The Kissing in Western art history There were numerous of Kisses thought out the western art history. Rather it can represent intimacy, tenderness, sadness and betrayal in different attempts. Like the sculptures The Kiss by Auguste Rodin in the thirteen century, the oil painting The Kiss by Gustav Klimt and Painting The Kiss by Pablo Picasso in 1967. Every kiss has its own story, and sends a message given and received

  • The Art Of Las Meninas By Diego Velazquez

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    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. He was only thirteen years old when he started drawing. He got married Juana, Pacheco’s daughter ‘a person he worked with for five years’ the couple had two daughters. He lived his

  • Frida And Diego Analysis

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    instigating some social progression, at an individual and collective level. The first thing the audience is able to see and learn of Frida is she was an authentic and genuine painter. For example when Trotsky seeks refuge in Kahlo’s house, he admires her paintings and acknowledges

  • Analysis Of Atteck's Forest And Sunset

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    Trinidad is often associated with ideals of beauty, nature, paradise, and tranquility. Painting is essential in capturing not only these depictions of beauty, but also the madness that was often concealed. Painting served as a form of reinventing and reimagining Trinidad as a tropical paradise, ready for consumption by tourists. However, painting also served as a form of expression that was also able to object these notions. Ironically, Edwin Ou Hingwan’s piece, Mouth of the River (Fig. 1), and Sybil

  • Sinister Night Cafe Distinctively Visual Analysis Essay

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    Gogh 's "sinister Night Café which was showing at a gallery in New York in January 1942. The similarity in lighting and themes makes this possible; it is certainly unlikely that Hopper would have failed to see the exhibition, and as Levin notes, the painting had twice been exhibited in the company of Hopper 's own works. Beyond this, there is no evidence that The Night Café exercised an influence on Nighthawks. The reason I feel that this work is so well know is because this art work that show lifestyle

  • Paul Mezanne Analysis

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    self-portraits over decades as he documented his physical being through the way. His self-portrait painted in 1875 is a clear revelation of his thought process as he molds the figure from the fluid movement of the brushstrokes in highly pigmented paint. This painting was painted in oil medium on canvas and currently resides in Museé d’Orsay in Paris, France. Paul Cézanne, born on January 19, 1839 , spent most of his youth and childhood in Aix-en –Provence in the South of France. Self-portraiture came to be an

  • Miguel Arzabe's Occupy Space

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    numerous degrees including an MFA from UC Berkeley (www.miguelarzabe.net). Arzabe used an unspecified type of paint (I suspect acrylic due to the appearance of the paint and its quick drying time), ink, paper, and masking tape in the creation of this painting. Occupy Space is a piece of art that is inherently tied to the Occupy Wall Street movement of 2011 in both content and form. What initially drew me to this piece was how visually loud and attention-grabbing it is, and the refreshing quality of

  • Claude Monet Personality

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    pendant with willows and clumps of bamboo -. In 1906 begins to paint the lily pond series that are exposed in the Orangerie in Paris in the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Modern Art. During these years he also worked in other series of paintings, groups of works that represent the same -álamos theme, Rouen Cathedral, the Gare Saint-Lazare, the Seine lights representing the different times of day or in different seasons. Monet continued to paint, even though the light was failing, almost

  • Women's Role In The Progressive Era

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    The progressive era which lasted from 1890-1920 in American society was the institution of radical reforms brought about by the millions of Americans involved in volunteer organizations across the country. During this time Americans worked to create solutions to the problems caused by the rapid industrialization and urbanization of the country. The progressive era was not a single movement, but rather a collection of movements all of which were intended to improve the lives of Americans. This was

  • Salvador Dali The Persistence Of Memory

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    The Salvador Dali Museum in Tampa, Florida is a conspicuous and coltish art museum. The prosaic orthogonal concrete box juxtaposed with the restive and flamboyant swarm of glass geodesic reflecting the scenic waterfront pronounces the existence of more than 2000 pieces of eminent art works just as dynamic and versatile as the whirling glass “Enigma”. The design of this museum by HOK, is meant to delineate the nature of the Spanish surrealist artist’s work, as well as his personality, and it certainly

  • Edgar Degas Ballet Class Analysis

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    dance for drawing purposes, Edgar Degas purpose was to create art. Out of all of Degas’s paintings and sculptures, Degas is mainly known as a person who painted dancers, in particular ballet dancers. When looking at Edgar Degas’s paintings, one that popped out especially, and one that touched all the bases that Edgar Degas focused in all of his paintings was the painting with the title The Ballet Class. The painting consists of the vague theme, the way he experimented with items that were not used then