Art History Paper

Examine the effects of formal elements throughout Madame Racier and Pauline Brothers as Venus. Throughout this essay I will discuss the different use of media, color and form at different levels of comparison and effect of their formal elements. The two artworks I shall use are Madame Racier (1800) by Jacques-Louis David and Pauline Brothers … Read more

Art History

How does Ernst Cambric define style and how might we understand the relationship between an object’s style and the time and place in which it was created? Ernst Cambric defines style as “any distinctive, and therefore recognizable, way in which an act is performed or an artifact made or ought to be performed and made. … Read more

Art History Final Term Notes

W. Said, post-colonial studies / Odalisque: exotic, erotic subjects like the harem girl(Turkish word); reddening or recumbent,female nude; recurrent figure throughout Western Art/ Die Burke-The Bridge: 1905-Ernst coding kerchief (dissolved in 1913); earliest German group to seize the avian-garden spirit; means “bridge”-members believed their work would be a bridge to the future; artists lived and … Read more

Art history reading response

This is an essay that introduces a new perspective to us to decode ancient visual arts. The author reminds us that there are other ways of decoding visual figures alongside the “Bagley method” so we need to undermine stereotypes in our minds in appreciating ancient Greek vases. Let’s first talk about “Beagle’s method”. The basic … Read more

Art History Analysis

The angels in heaven are also looking to God to honor this great and historic event. The heavens seem to open up for everyone to view this symbol of man’s connection to God. The dove and the pouring of water over Chrism’s head serve as a focal area in the artwork. El Grocer’s art displays … Read more

Art History: Mask of Agamemnon

Trail are two archeologist who challenge the authenticity of the mask. They have come up with arguments that try to prove the mask is a forgery. Some scholars claim that their arguments are not valid and lack scholarly reasoning to support their arguments. Some scholars believe that the mask is a mixture of different styles … Read more

Art History Final

They have manipulated our opinion, reactions, and even likeness of art. They defined who the great artists are and through their judgments they have even cited the value of art. But unfortunately for them, post-modern art has dethroned critics with the use of humor, wit, and scale of impact in their art. Post-modern art rejects … Read more

Art History

My first assumption was that he was robbery some kooky old fart that was way out there if he was making contemporary art at eighty-one years old. Considering myself a neophyte in the world or art, I did not recognize many of Balderdash’s pieces to be interesting or even eye catching save for a few … Read more

Art history

Jackson Pollock was the leader of the New York School or the Abstract Expressionists in the sass’s through the sass’s. His art, and other art of the New York School, continued the natural evolution of art that began with the Surrealists, opening a new era in American art. Impotent was the first know architect that … Read more

Art History key terms

Symbolic object or objects that identify a particular deity, saint, or personification in art Ceramics- Wares made of baked clay Corbel vault- Dolmen- Prehistoric sculpture made up of or more large stones supporting a large, flat, horizontal slabs Capstones- The final topmost stone in corbel arch or vault which joins the sides and completes the … Read more

Contemporary Art History Notes

What part is new? Found object A “street” and “store front” in a new venue He is not creating, these are things are found and are to be viewed as art because of how they are paired. Cardboard burnt and disheveled. Demonstrating a store front, view from street. No single focus. Similar to happening dada … Read more

Intro to Art History Final

The two paintings capture a fleeting moment over a landscape, but one is realistic while the other contains a dreamy quality. Turners painting exhibits a group of boats in the center with buildings on both sides while Signal’s painting displays groups of boats on the sides with the Notre Dame-De-la-Garden in the center background. Although … Read more

Art History: Mona Lisa

Analysis The Mona Lisa is a portrait of a woman sitting with hands crossed and staring at the viewer with slight smile. The relaxed, three-quarter pose is different from the stiff, profile portraits that were the normal at this time. The woman sits very upright with her arms folded, which is also a sign of … Read more

Art History Paper

The purpose of this assignment is to compare and contrast Giuliani Budgerigar’s Madonna and Child with SST. John the Baptist, and the Master of Frankfurter’s Holy Kinship. Both are examples of Renaissance paintings, however, Budgerigar’s piece is an example of southern Renaissance, where the Master of Frankfurter’s is one of northern Renaissance. Budgerigar’s Madonna and … Read more

Art History Analysis

The angels in heaven are also looking to God to honor this great and historic event. The heavens seem to open up for everyone to view this symbol of man’s connection to God. The dove and the pouring of water over Chrism’s head serve as a focal area in the artwork. El Grocer’s art displays … Read more

Art History Essay

The male usuries were not typically large in size and although creativity was a factor in making them, attention to detail was not. You could barely make out the different parts in the body in the male figure. In the Archaic period Greek sculpture came a very long way. During this time the Greeks began … Read more

Art History Questions

Why can modern day man, not be granted authority to disclaim cultural expressions that is foreign to that of himself from/as being art? 2. Breton wrote in 1929 ‘The problem of women is the most marvelous and disturbing problem in the world’. Explain the place of woman in the surrealist movement. The place of woman … Read more

Art History

My first assumption was that he was robbery some kooky old fart that was way out there if he was making contemporary art at eighty-one years old. Considering myself a neophyte in the world or art, I did not recognize many of Balderdash’s pieces to be interesting or even eye catching save for a few … Read more

Art History: Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa is a portrait of a woman sitting with hands crossed and staring at the viewer with slight smile. The relaxed, three-quarter pose is different from the stiff, profile portraits that were the normal at this time. The woman sits very upright with her arms folded, which is also a sign of her … Read more

Art History-El Greco

Analyse why El Greco’s work had such an impact on Spanish artists at the turn of the twentieth century. At the heart of painting in Spain in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was a search for self-identity in a time of crisis and change. It was a time of civil disturbances and the … Read more

Art History

Garbage! Absolute Garbage! That would have been my response and opinion of John Balderdash’s work if the field trip to the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolly was held in the first week or second week of this Art History course. Admittedly, I had to make a concerted effort not to raise … Read more

Art History: Mask of Agamemnon

Trail are two archeologist who challenge the authenticity of the mask. They have come up with arguments that try to prove the mask is a forgery. Some scholars claim that their arguments are not valid and lack scholarly reasoning to support their arguments. Some scholars believe that the mask is a mixture of different styles … Read more

Art History Dq

Whit such an art piece, Maya Line accomplished several of the roles that artist fulfill. She was able to portrait the feelings and emotions of the millions of people that visit the memorial, and recorded the history that our ancestors lived in that area. In conclusion, art has to fallow rules that make the everyday … Read more

Art History Essay

As with all Taoist artworks, the natural world is focus of the screens; even though the Hussein, or immortals, appear to be in a very indoors environment, the entire scene itself is out in the natural world. 2 It is reflective of the escapist attitude of the Momma erred where the Taoist would look to … Read more

Art history on altarpiece

The other three are in the Museum Meyer can den Berg, Belgium. It was founded by Philip the Bold (1343-1404), Duke of Burgundy. It is hand- carry size and believed to be made for Philip to take on his travel. Unlike the other altarpieces, this altarpiece contains six scenes with six different themes. On the … Read more