• Patron Artist Relations In The Renaissance
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    Patron-Artist Relations in the Renaissance The subject of artist-patron relations has been a touchy one since the beginning of the phenomenon. Nowadays it does not take such great precedence, as the artist leans more toward a personal, individual type of art typical of freelance. Serious commissions exist only in public art and architecture, where the needs and feelings of a large group are considered. Artist and patron must work out a compromise as to what is acceptable and also respects the ai...
  • Subject Matter Readers Story Slave
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    Biography and History: Harriet Jacob's The Life of a Slave Girl To be a good writer, you must poses s a careful balance between detachment and association, a delicate waltz where you are not so wrapped up in the events of a story that it alienates the reader, and yet not so far separated from the subject matter that the readers cannot get into it. This is especially the case in an autobiographical narrative. In this case, it is very difficult to detach yourself from the main subject matter, that...
  • Maritime Law Marine Insurance
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    Maritime Law The value of many shipments depends upon fluctuations in the currency rates, freight, handling charges, and other expenses. By means of insurance protection will be provided to goods from any uncontrollable variables. A contract of Marine Insurance is defined by section 7 of the Marine Insurance Act of 1909 as:' A contract whereby the insurer undertakes to indemnify the assured, in manner and to the extent thereby agreed, against marine losses, that is to say, the losses incident to...
  • Rococo And Neoclassicism Young Woman
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    How Rococo and Neoclassicism Illustrate the Process of Deciding The artists Jean-Honore Fragonard and Jaques-Louis David both successfully embody their respective stylistic differences. Fragonard's style of painting is Rococo, which is characterized by its softness, asymmetry and curviness. Contrasting these ideals is David's style of painting, Neo-Classicism. Neo-Classicism is synonymous with strong gestures, symmetry, and solidness. Two works that best exemplify the ideals of each style of pai...
  • King Lear Medieval Renaissance World
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    It is amazing how aspects of society can and will change so significantly over the course of a few hundred years. Between the time periods of the Medieval era and the Renaissance, one can note numerous significant changes, mainly those pertaining to religion and art, and specifically, drama. In Medieval times, people seemed to rely mainly on the church and God for their entertainment purposes; whereas during the Renaissance, the focus was more secular: humans and life on earth. In general, ideal...
  • Frederick Douglass A Fight For Freedom
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    ATTENTION: I SHIT YOU NOT, THIS IS A GRADE A PAPER IN AN HONORS ENGLISH CLASS. I RECEIVED A 92 AND WORKED MY ASS OFF, BUT IM NOT AN ANAL RETENTIVE DORK. I BELIEVE IN SHARING THE WEALTH. READ THIS PAPER, THERE ARE MISTAKES! ! ! ALSO, THERE ARE TWO SOURCES QUOTED WHICH I FORGOT TO PUT IN THE WORKS CITED. THEY ARE FROM THE SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE. JUST FUDGE THE GODDAMN DATES, MY TEACHER DIDNT NOTICE, AND HES A PRETTY SHARP GUY. HOWEVER, SOME (WISE ASS) TEACHERS PICK OUT A RANDOM PERSON AND RUN CH...
  • Social Research Logical Assumptions
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    AISHA GITTERNS-HIPPOLYTE Taking Two Of The Theoretical Approaches To Social Research Discussed In The Module, Demonstrate The Connections Between Their Ontological, Epistemological And Methodological Assumptions. Which Method Or Methods Would Proponents Of Each Theory Favour As A Result Of Their Assumptions. In order to understand the production of sociological knowledge one must first examine the thought processes that lay behind each piece of research. Before a particular subject matter is res...
  • Peirce And A Defense Of Scientific Method
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    We think that we are all logical creatures, that we can attain truth by our logical reasoning, but historically, this has not been the case. Every scientific advance somehow exemplifies the defective state of the art of reasoning of the time it was written. (pg. 62) Thus, we are not perfectly logical creatures, in fact, most of us are content with our beliefs without logical facts; and since we gain logical facts through experience, experience only serves to continuously frustrate our beliefs, h...
  • Religions Of China Overmyer Life Chinese
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    Daniel L. Overmyer " religions of China; the World as a Living System Long Grove, Illinois Waveland Press, Inc. Copyright 1986125 Page Count Daniel Overmyer's, Religions of China, discusses the historical developments of the different religions of China. It also addresses the impact religion has on the daily life of the Chinese in the past and present. Overmyer introduces the Chinese living system with his knowledge of Feng-shut, and how everything is connected by shared rhythms. "These rhythms ...
  • Rain Steam And Speed Painting Time Turner
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    Turner has out-prodi ged almost all former prodigies. He has made a picture with real rain, behind which is real sunshine, and you expect a rainbow every minute. Meanwhile, there comes a train down upon you, really moving at the rate of fifty miles a hour, and which the reader had best make haste to see, lest it should dash out of the picture... as for the manner in which 'Speed' is done, of that the less is said the better, -only it is a positive fact that there is a steam coach going fifty mil...
  • Gustav Mahler Subject Matter
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    Mahler was born in Kalisch t, Bohemia, on July 7, 1860. At the time, Bohemia (later to form a major component of Czechoslovakia, and later the Czech Republic) was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, then enduring its final crumbling decades, and the region where Mahler spent his youth was strongly associate with the Czech independence movement. However, Mahler also was a Jew, and Jews in the region were associated by ethnic Czechs with Germans. Mahler famous quote is: 'I am thrice homeless, as ...
  • Writings Of Thomas Hobbes And J J C Smart
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    Surpassing the Obvious: Analysis of the Writings of Thomas Hobbes and J. J. C. Smart A term paper contrived is only as good as the sources from which it is assembled. It is from these reservoirs of knowledge that the bulk of a paper is developed. That is why it is absolutely imperative that the qualities of these sources are immaculate and relevant to the subject matter. Given my subject matter, ethical obligations and violence, it is critical to note and record the viewpoint of different philo...
  • Andy Warhol Images Art Work
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    Every day we are bombarded with Images we receive from television, movies, billboards and photography. It is impossible to pay equal attention to all of it so we tend to skim. The images that we remember are the ones that are simple, clear and repetitious. This overabundance of images is called celebrity, which replaces the Renaissance idea of fame. Fame was the reward for visible deeds, a social agreement about what was worth doing. Today, the celebrity is the famous image of a person or famous...
  • Narrative Essay On Dada And Surrealism
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    During the days of World War I, a search began for new and fantastic subject matter, and so this brought together a number of young men. The writer, Hugo Ball, the painter, sculptor and poet, Jean Arp and the painter Hans Richter, as well as many others, all began this search of new and exciting styles that brought on the movement called Dada. This movement was largely a reaction to the destruction, hysteria and madness of the war. The Dadaists felt that reason and logic had resulted in war, and...
  • Works Of Art Reproduction Original Work
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    The Aura of the Original & the Role of the Reproduction John Donator The idea that a work of art is unique, that the original has an "aura' about it, is an idea brought up by Walter Benjamin. He explains his position that the difference between the original work of art and a reproduction is that the reproductions are just that, they are copies. He brings up that the original must have some aesthetic quality that prompts a person to attempt to reproduce the original, so that it takes a completely...
  • Nevada Mountains Painting Bierstadt 2000
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    Analysis Of Albert Bierdstat's "Among The Sierra Analysis Of Albert Bierdstat's "Among The Sierra Nevada Mountains In California' Albert Bierstadt? s Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California is a scenic canvas oil painting on display at the National Museum of American Art in Washington, DC. Created in 1868, this enormous painting is approximately six by ten feet in size (Honour and Fleming, 2000). The subject matter of this piece is typical of Bierstadt, who is known for his detailed land...
  • Andy Warhol Father Of Pop
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    Andy Warhol: The Father of Pop Art Andy Warhol has spewed forth in many examples of the modern style that is known as "Pop art,' in various mediums -spanning from silkscreen to a cable network. Not only has Warhol greatly contributed to this revolutionary style, but also in many ways, he has created it. Andy Warhol's style was certainly part of the select first that were even labeled as "Pop.' Warhol had also used the media, which captured his eccentricities, to his advantage and that aided in p...
  • Andy Worral Warhol Pop Art
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    Andy Warhol, the American painter, printmaker, illustrator, and film maker was born in Pittsburgh on August 6, 1928, shortly afterwards settling in New York. The only son of immigrant, Czech parents, Andy finished high school and went on to the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, graduating in 1949 with hopes of becoming an art teacher in the public schools. While in Pittsburgh, he worked for a department store arranging window displays, and often was asked to simply look for ideas i...
  • Anne Rice Interview With The Vampire
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    Anne Rice s Past in her novels Describing the mysterious societies of vampires, Anne Rice uses a flamboyant prose style, and her tragic past to draw readers into her novels. As a contemporary authors he has made many positive contributions to literature. From the Mayfair house on First Street to the deck of cards that Lestat uses to play Solitaire, things from Rice's life turn up everywhere in her books. Anne lived in both New Orleans and San Francisco for quite some time and is very fond of the...
  • Art 2 D Term
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    ART 2 D TERM PAPER German Expressionism and Surrealism German Expressionism was a movement that rebelled against the tradition of Realism, both in subject matter and style. It applied to an artistic movement that lead German Avant-Garde painting of the early 20 th Century rule. Expressionist painting, which developed in reaction to the dormant academic standards of the previous century, discarded refined pictorial naturalism in favor of direct emotional expression characterized by bold distortio...