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    Free Essay on Museum

    Berthe Morisot was a Parisian, and a painter who belonged to a group called the Impressionists. Her first exhibit was brought in 1864 in a saloon that was highly esteemed and located in Paris. She was allowed to bring her works to another six exhibitions in Salons found in Paris before joining the impressionists, a group that had been rejected in Paris. Berthe got married to Eugene Manet who was her colleague and brother to her friend. During her first appearance in 1864 at the Salon de Paris, at the tender age of twenty-three, Berthe brought two landscape paintings that demonstrated an attachment to the impressionist’s works of art. In…

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    Nature Themed Art Essay

    “The Monument of the Lost Falcon” is Alan Sonfist’s nature-themed work of art that spans 44 x 28 m. Only an aerial view allows one to comprehend the model which Sonfist has made in a Wittgenstein forest clearing. The artist uses earth walls to model a silhouette of a falcon and then uses a fence to protect his work from destruction by people and animals. This work of art which depicts a falcon lost in the face of the earth shows the destructive nature of man and the artist symbolizes this through the fence (Sonfist, 2004). The artist seeks to express the need to care for the environment to people…

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    Theatre Production Essay

    In this essay, I’m going to share my impression about the play ‘Phantom of the Opera.’ One of the best-known plots nowadays, it’s based on the novel of Gaston Leroux and was immortalized in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical and two movies, dated 1925 and 2004. This is a proof of the ever-lasting interest to the story about the Phantom, hiding his deformed face in the darkness, young actress whom the Phantom loves and promotes, and girl’s admirer. This classic love triangle in an unusual interpretation has been moving people’s hearts for almost a century now. The play I have seen was a fairly good production. The actors seemed passionate…

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    Michelangelo and Da Vinci Essay

    Without any doubt the greatest representatives of Renaissance were Buonarrotti Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinchi. Two geniuses of Renaissance created the best masterpieces of their time. Both were convinced that the power of eyesight is enormous. We can’t know a thing without seeing it. That was one of their principles. Person’s eye is the best instrument in exploring the world around. At that time people thought that one great painting is worth thousands of words. However nowadays scientists prefer researching everything by the means of words. Buonarrotti Michelangelo’s and Leonardo da Vinchi’s masterpieces are highly estimated all over the world. Deep human ideals and world views are shown in their…

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    Essay on Visual Arts

    There are four areas of emphasis in contemporary art education: visual arts, theatre, music and dance. Nowadays both visual and performing arts play a vital part in the core curriculum, as its importance has been recognized by the educational approach of the National Standards Summary Statement and the National Standards for the Arts Education. Art education assists the educational system of the United States to cultivate developed and deep personalities in the future citizens. In order to completely analyze the significance of dance, music, theatre and visual arts in the core curriculum it is necessary to reveal their primary educational goals and methods. Visual arts basically are a certain form…

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    Essay on Van Gogh

    “And my aim in my life is to make pictures and drawings, as many and as well as I can; then, at the end of my life, I hope to pass away, looking back with love and tender regret, and thinking, ‘Oh, the pictures I might have made!’” Vincent van Gogh – Letter 338 to Theo- 19 November 1883 Vincent van Gogh was an artist who managed to move from dart earth colors to bright colors of Impressionists, and whose works cost from 74 $ during his lifetime to 82 million $ after his death; his work shows the objects, people and places in his life with bold, usually distorted, draughtsmanship;…

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    Definition Essay on Art

    Millions years ago, when mankind only began to explore our enormous world, no one could even realize, how far we will go with our development. Firstly people were able only to use nature in their practical needs, their way of life was utilizable. They simply couldn’t have time and ability to think about something more. But as time when on, people began to pay attention to the way they live, the place they live in. They began to get pleasure from the beauty of nature, from its sounds and views, forms and mysteries. In this way people got esthetic side of being. They began to imitate nature to make their…

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    Artists and Environmental Issues Essay

    Following more than “two hundred years of industrial vandalism” (Burnham 3), mankind now realizes the vulnerability of the ecosystem. Whereas objective data indicates that many elements of the environment are at their worse conditions since the beginning of measurement (Russel, “Climate Change Accelerates,” n. pag.), shifts in local, national and international policies may bring about some needed changes in the state of the environment. These shifts include, among others, international conventions, measurements to reduce carbon emissions taken by the industrial sector, and the emergence of ecological communities around the world. As a result, some environmental factors such as the Ozone layer (Herro, n. pag.) show a gradual course of improvement.

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    System Esthetics Essay

    Examining the work from a historical perspective, from Jack Burnham 1968 “System Esthetics,” which was later rejected by the artistic community as well as by the author himself, can be considered as a misinterpretation of the phenomena it observed. However, although it is legitimate, such a conclusion might be incomplete. This paper proposes a reading of Burnham’s work, which separates the author’s analysis of the trends he had witnessed per se from his ideological manifestation regarding the role of the artists in the face of the rapidly changing societal and technological environments.

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    Roman Wall Painting Essay

    Introduction Most of the research on the Roman wall painting in the period of 1st century B.C. to 1st century of A.D. are followed on the bases of the researches conducted mainly in the 18th century. The samples Roman art were saved thanks to the eruption of Vesuvius Mountain that, as the result, covered the entire town of Pompeii and several cities in the aria with volcanic ash and lava. As the result the most famous examples of the Roman wall painting were found there and for this reason it is often referred to as the Pompeian wall painting. At the same time one should remember that despite the fact…