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  • Conceptual Art
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    I believe that conceptual art, as a whole, is a very one sided art form. To make a piece of art that focuses only on the concept and pretty much eliminate the aesthetic factors is, in my opinion, not good art. It seems to me that with conceptual art, the creator, most of the time is so wrapped up in the Idea, that in the long run, he or she looses the important element of clarity. What I mean by clarity is the artwork's ability to convey it's message or idea to the viewer. Yes, I do believe that...
  • Set Design And Art Direction
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    Moulin Rouge is celebrated for its art direction, music, and performances. One of its biggest endeavors is the set design. With a combination of real sets and computer generated images, Moulin Rouge manages to showcases a 19th century Paris, France as a world of moral decadence but undeniable beauty. The set design further pushes the message of France, at this time, being a place of plague, poverty and sin; but also a place of art, music and beauty. In the introduction of the film, we see an ela...
  • Cabinet Of Dr Caligari
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    Critique Of The Cabinet of Dr. CaligariTamala Garrett English 376 Due 1/29/96 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari was written by Hans Janowitz and Carl Mayer, and directed by Robert Wine. It was produced in 1919 by Erich Pomme r forDe cla-Bioscopy. 1919 was a year in which the movie industry was transformed into a giant industry. Although the movie was produced in 1919, it was not released in the United States until 1921. A time when film makers were out to prove that film was indeed art. In the year 19...
  • Elizabeth's Claim As An Art Film
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    Bordwell and Thompson define the art film as 'a film which, while made under commercial circumstances take an approach to form and style influenced by 'high art' which offers an alternative to mainstream entertainment' (1). Like avant-garde film making, this style offer the audience with a movie that takes glory in cinemas stance as a modern art form, for art house films are not just intended to be entertaining, they are designed to be imaginative. Shekhar Kapur's 1998 film 'Elizabeth' presents ...
  • Bruce's Next Film
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    BRUCE LEE Bruce Lee was perhaps the greatest Martial-Artist ever. He was born in San Francisco, California on November 27th, 1940. A few months after his birth, Bruce and his family move back to Hong Kong. Bruce starred in a number of films as a child. His first starring role was actually when he was six years old! It was a role in a film titled 'Little Orphan Sam'. At the age of 12, Bruce begins taking Martial-Arts instruction from the legendary Sif u Yap-Man, a master of the art of 'Wing-Chun'...
  • Workers In The Mass
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    Philosophy of Walter Benjamin and Karl Marx in Relation to Metropolis Circumstances make men just as much as men make circumstances. -Karl Marx, The German Ideology Despite what some may think, humans have significant control over their lives; however they often lack the ability to realize this or to take action within such circumstances. Perhaps this is one of the reasons the communication medium of film has proved so popular, because it has the power to educate and display both simplistic and ...
  • James Hatch And Camille Billops 1991 Documentary
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    The multi-talented Camille Billops has found many different ways to express her artistic ability throughout her career. Her works that were done throughout her career was an expression of her life. Throughout the life of Camille she had many influences leading her into the art world. This paper has the artist going through her life coming up through the world as a student to a teacher then artist, and her works making her a legend. The way she met her husband and worked together to make the Hatc...
  • High Culture Alex With His Ultra Violence
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    Clockwork Orange and the Age of Mechanical Reproduction For Walter Benjamin, the defining characteristic of modernity was mass assembly and production of commodities, concomitant with this transformation of production is the destruction of tradition and the mode of experience which depends upon that tradition. While the destruction of tradition means the destruction of authenticity, of the originally, in that it also collapses the distance between art and the masses it makes possible the liberat...
  • Film Of A Clip Art
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    1.) Objective of the lab: The objective of this lab was to make a halftone negative of a small clip art. 2.) Facilities, supplies and equipment used: We did this in the photo lab and in the dark room. To complete this lab we needed to have a working knowledge of the camera, developer, fix and a loop. 3.) Techniques employed: To make film of a clip art several steps must be taken. First is to turn the copy board to be parallel to the floor. Then the glass front must be unlocked and lifted. The ar...
  • Their Views Of The Arts And Humanities
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    Arts and Humanities in a Changing World What are arts and humanities? Simply stated, they distinguish us as human beings from the rest of beasts. The human race alone has been molded and shaped throughout centuries by looking at the intriguing things around them, or the beautiful concepts inside of them and expressing them in the form in a piece of art. But how do they really affect our daily lives as it is today. To a certain extent, we cannot fully appreciate what role arts and humanities play...

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