• The Old Stone Age
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    Sculpting is the art of working with stone, bronze, and wood by chipping at it to form a beautiful piece of art. The art of sculpting was known thousands of years ago in the time of THE OLD STONE AGE. During this time the people thought that they would make the sculptures to praise their gods, kings, queens, and goddesses. The people also made sculptures of animals they believed that the animals would see this and protect them from other harmful animals. In the 7 th century Assyrians became powe...
  • Comparison Of Perugino And Caravaggio
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    The artists of the Baroque had a remarkably different style than artists of the Renaissance due to their different approach to form, space, and composition. This extreme differentiation in style resulted in a very different treatment of narrative. Perhaps this drastic stylistic difference between the Renaissance and Baroque in their treatment of form, space, and composition and how these characteristics effect the narrative of a painting cannot be seen more than in comparing Perugino's Christ De...
  • Rafael's Madonna And Child
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    In this paper, I will discuss Rafael s Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints and also compare it to other paintings of the Madonna and Child by different artists. I will try to prove how the paintings differ according to their stylistic period in which they were painted by focusing on how each varies. Along with the differences is a lot of similarity in the themes of this particular work of art. For instance, the way the Madonna and Child are centered and raised above the other figures, and so...
  • Byzantium Civilization Greek City
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    The Byzantium Civilization started cause of overcrowding in the eight century B. C. that led Greek city-states to send out colonies throughout the Mediterranean basin. In the year of 667 B. C. ; By zas, from the Greek city of Me gra, founded Byzantium Civilization at the mouth of the Black Sea. Alexander the Great dominated Byzantium as he built an empire around it stretching from Greece to India. Byzantium was the Christianized eastern part of the Roman Empire. Constantine the Great was a vita...
  • Standards In Taiwan Were Three Times Those In Malaysia
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    In 1992 the GDP per head of Malaysia was $2200 and that of Taiwan was $6600. Discuss the basis and confidence with which an economist might conclude that living standards in Taiwan were three times those in Malaysia. -Different subsidy levels -Exchange rate differences -Subsistence economies -Non-monetary transactions -Poor bureaucracy An economist could not confidently conclude that living standards in Taiwan were three times those in Malaysia for a number of reasons: Different subsidy levels i...
  • Action Figure Joe Children Figures
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    An Interpretation of the Symbolic Features of the GI Joe Action Figure Twelve years ago the generation of today's young adults were enthralled with the endless hours of fun they got from their GI Joe action figures. Wild scenes, battles, and situations they created ran their day and formed their thoughts of the ideal man. GI Joe's physical build was looked upon as the perfect male body, with a muscular, suave look and a brave and violent temperament. This stereotypical property is a downside to ...
  • Madonna And Child Figures Paintings Renaissance
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    A Comparison of Two Paintings from the Renaissance Period Introduction This paper will compare the themes found in the paintings "Madonna and Child with St. John the Baptist and an Angel" by Domenico di Bartolomeo Ubaldini (Puligo) and "Madonna Enthroned" by Giotto. Both paintings deal with fables from the Christian faith but were executed during different periods in art. The Giotto painting was created around 1310 and the Puglia painting was executed between 1518 - 1520. Here, these two painti...
  • Botticelli Venus Work Figures
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    McGaharan 1 Jon McGaharan AP Art History Mrs. Johnston 1 December 1999 Botticelli, Sandro. Primavera. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Mark Hardens Archive. By Mark Harden. Available web Botticellis masterpiece, Primavera, depicts a scene of slow moving grace in what appears to be a mythical garden. The actual subject of this masterpiece is unknown, but there are volumes of ideas concerning the purposes and meanings the painting could have. Despite the confusion the painting is widely admired a...
  • Should Companies Be Controlled
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    Should company's be greater controlled? Multinationals and major companies play an extremely important role in society, they make most of the important decisions as they have a lot of power and so are very influential. These include companies such as Enron, and Coca-cola. Many of these companies have so much power that no one controls them, they go unsupervised as they make huge profits and are seen as very powerful companies, afters scandals such as the Enron one, should these companies be grea...
  • The Sculptress Clay Figure
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    Olive Martin was sentenced to life for killing and dismembering her mother and sister, earning herself the nickname the Sculptress. The way in which she mutilated the bodies was horrific but in a crude sense artistic (like a Sculptress). In addition, Olive is also dubbed "the Sculptress" for the crude wax and clay figures she moulds in her cell of imaginary people as well as people she is familiar with (pg 97). Olive began to mould it. Her memory was good. She had no doubt of her ability to imb...
  • Comparison Of Perugino And Caravaggio
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    The artists of the Baroque had a remarkably different style than artists of the Renaissance due to their different approach to form, space, and composition. This extreme differentiation in style resulted in a very different treatment of narrative. Perhaps this drastic stylistic difference between the Renaissance and Baroque in their treatment of form, space, and composition and how these characteristics effect the narrative of a painting cannot be seen more than in comparing Perugino s Christ De...
  • Sistine Chapel Michaelangelo Renaissance Figures
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    The Italian painter, sculptor and architect Michaelangelo was brought to Florence right after birth and grew up in the care of a stonecutter's wife. With 13 he became an apprentice to the Ghirlandajor and later was taken into the Medici household. In 1501, he returned to Florence from Rome and received a lot of recognition. During this time he completed "David", a monumental, classicizing, heroic nude in which the body's magnificent structure of bone and muscle is combined with alert, resolute e...
  • Tomb Effigy Of Jaquelin Deferriere
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    The Tomb Effigy of Jaquelin deFerriere (Limestone, North French, late 13 th century) is unusual in style for the time and place in which it was created. In the 13 th century, Gothic art in France consisted of more three dimensional sculpture and more of a variety in the poses of the figures than in the Romanesque period which preceded it. The Tomb Effigy of Jaquelin deFerriere falls into the transition period between the Romanesque (11 th- 12 th century) and Gothic time-frames (12 th- 15 th cent...
  • Sample Essay On Sex Violence
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    Sex & Violence in the Media In today's day of age many parents, political leaders, and authority figures use the argument of Sex & Violence in entertainment as an excuse for their irresponsibility and delinquency in rising today's youth. In today's day of age many parents, political leaders, and authority figures use the argument of Sex & Violence in entertainment as an excuse for their irresponsibility and delinquency in rising today's youth. This idea of the entertainment industry infectin...
  • Nude Figure Greek Figures Sculptures
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    The classic nude figure in Ancient Greek Sculpture often referred to the young nude male. Throughout the archaic, classical and Hellenistic periods, the nude figure was constantly evolving, showing the different styles in each period. By following the styles of the nude figures we actually see how they marked each periods. And by looking at the different styles of the nude figures, one can observe how the figures reflect to the ancient Greek culture and attitudes. Margaret Walters pointed out t...
  • Egyptian Art And Architecture
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    The Egyptian culture is one of great beauty and belief. The phenomenal architecture and artwork of this society reflect its culture over the many years. The Egyptians were geographically blessed. Egypt was fairly surrounded by seas making an invasion quit difficult and the land was fertile. Settled along the Nile river, Egypt was incredibly fertile land for farming. Surpluses of food were always available allowing the civilization to grow. Not every one had to spend all their time hunting farmi...
  • Life Sized Figures Painting Colors
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    The subject chosen for analysis is the Masaccio's Trinity with the virgin, Saint John the Evangelist, and Donors, in the Church of Santa Maria Novella, Florence, circa 1425 (? ). It is perhaps what led to or is part of the artist's most celebrated work, the Trinity cycle of frescos in the Branca cci Chapel at Santa Maria del Carmine, though the dates of the paintings cannot be exactly determined. The most striking visual element of this painting is its symmetry, as denoted by the placement of th...
  • Time People Figures Alcohol
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    It can be argued that since the 1920's society in America has been in a state of moral decay. Many say that this decay has much to do with materialism and the acceptance of moral decay that began in the 1920's. Because of things like organized crime, social corruption and growing materialism there was a sudden "drop" in society. Since the 1920's there had been a drop in the way society would view things. It was the rise of leisure and it was the time when moral and art constraints weakened. Peop...
  • Family Planning Abortion Figures 2000
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    In the UK alone, (figures for England & Wales only), 173, 696 unborn children were killed in the womb in 1999, the most recent year for figures. The number of abortions on girls under the age of 16 years has risen by almost 25% in the last decade. There were 4, 382 terminations on under-16's in 2000 compared with 3, 510 in 1992. All this despite, or perhaps because of, freely available contraceptives. Indeed, research is now showing that, rather than reduce unwanted teenage pregnancies, the wide...
  • African Art Masks Africa Region
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    The traditional art of Africa plays a major part in the African society. Most ceremonies and activities (such as singing, dancing, storytelling, ect. ) can not function without visual art. It can also be used as an implement and insignia of rank or prestige, or have a religious significance. African art consists mainly of sculptures, paintings, fetishes, masks, figures, and decorative objects. Sculptures are considered to be the greatest achievement for African art. A majority of the sculptures...