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  • Vasarely Museum In Budapest
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    Straight lines that appear curved, views that display two perspectives at once-these are the trademarks of op art, pioneered and pushed to new levels by Victor Vasarely. GAUZE bandage-for most, this cloth is simply an aid to healing. Victor Vasarely looked at the criss-cross threads, laid over a childhood cut, and it led him to become the "Father of Op Art". The young Vasarely noticed the threads forming grids on the bandage. These formations intrigued him, and, later in life, became the basis o...
  • Nash Editions Staff
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    Famous Digital Artists Jody Dole is one of the featured artists in the book "Digital Image Creation". He is a fine-art and advertising photographer. His first successful piece was an ad campaign for Smirnoff Vodka. In five years he was able to become a successful, well = known artist, gaining international recognition for his still-life photography. Nash Editions is a company built up of artists. Its founders are Graham Nash and Mac Hilbert. The company has the best reputation within the fine-ar...
  • Metropolitan Museum Of Art
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    New York City has been called "the greatest city in the world" numerous times by its own people and visitors to the city. New York is civilization's greatest world within a city. It gives the overpowering impression of being a magnet and mirror for all of humanity and all that humanity does. For a city so young, New York is home to number of architectural classics. Two of these masterpieces of architecture are the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Both continue the metaphor o...
  • Right And The Brooklyn Museum Of Art
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    What is art? Can it be defined in any single painting, or sculpture? Is it even something that can be seen, or does it have to be experienced? The term 'art' is so vague that it can be applied to almost anything, really. Mostly, however, art should be that which frees our imagination. It connects our conscious with our subconscious, putting into a visual form what we feel and think. It allows us to explore our inner self and fill that urge to understand our minds and our universe. Art helps us t...
  • Charles Ginnever Sculptures
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    Charles Ginnever A artist that I take a liking to his interesting pieces of work is Charles Ginnever. Charles Ginnever was born in San Mateo, California in 1931. Charles studied both in the United States and in Europe From 1949-1959. He started out in San Mateo Junior College in 1949 and completed his Associates degree in 1951. In 1953 Charles moved to Paris, France and studied at Alliance Francaise. He was not done in Europe and moved on to Universita per Stranieri in Perugia, Italy in 1954. Ch...
  • Physical Space And The Neighboring Museums
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    Collection remains the predominant reason for many a museum's existence. Most museums collect because they believe that objects are important and evocative survival of human civilization worthy of careful study and powerful educational impact. They carefully preserve their holdings as to transmit important information to the present generation and posterity. Art museums are said to concentrate on beauty and their mission is often defined as the direct transmission of the artist's aesthetic under...
  • Whitney Museum Of American Art
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    The Whitney Museum of American Art has often been referred to a citadel of American Art, partially due to the museums facade, a striking granite building (Figure 1), designed by Bauhaus trained architect Marcel Breuer. The museum perpetuates this reference through its biennial review of contemporary American Art, which the Whitney has become most famous for. The biennial has become since its inception a measure of the state of contemporary art in America today. Since the Museum's opening in 1931...
  • Museum With Many Different Types Of Art
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    The San Jose Museum of Art is nicely decorated and furnished museum with many different types of art. I decided to start out by looking at some of the various paintings. There were many different kinds, including traditional oil paintings on canvas as well as ordinary paper. One that stood out in my mind was "Desert Restaurant" by John Register. It's a painting of the inside of a diner sitting in the middle of an open desert. The picture gives an eerie sense of isolation. One sculpture that I re...
  • Most Valuable Natural Resources In Portugal
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    The republic of Portugal is located in the southwestern part of Europe, situated in the western portion of the Iberian Peninsula, bordered by Spain on the north and east and by the Atlantic Ocean on the south and west. The Azores and Madeira Islands in the Atlantic are independent regions of Portugal, considered integral parts of the republic. Portugal administers one overseas territory, Macau (Macao) in eastern Asia near Hong Kong. Macau is scheduled to return to Chinese administration in 1999....
  • San Diego Museum Of Art
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    Gutierrez 1 Alfredo Gutierrez Ms. Maureen A. Thompson Humanities 102 Tuesday, May 23, 2000 Diego Rivera (20th century genius). Diego Rivera (1886-1957), muralist painter, was one of the greatest artist in the 20th century. Born in Guanajuato Mexico on December 8th 1886, He studied in the San Carlos Academy and in the carving workshop of artist Jos Guadalupe Posada, whose influence was decisive. Diego Riveras Legacy to modern Mexican art was decisive in mural and canvas, he was a revolutionary pa...
  • Arts Marketers
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    Examine the problems encountered by arts marketers and suggest was in which organisations might rise to meet particular challenges. Knowing the customers, what they want, then they will come. Module based material Summary / evaluation of any problem / issue Examples of the application of the theoretical material When I visited the National Museum in London for the first time, I was surprised at the huge array of art works which it has, and the multi-cultural atmosphere. The problem was simple, I...
  • Louvre And Other Universal Survey Museums
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    The Louvre is undoubtedly the oldest example of the Universal Survey Museum. With it's routes in the French Revolution, it's aim was always to display the wealth of the nation whilst educating the public in the history of art. The museum's history is long and complex, with each political era impressing it's values onto the museum in order to make certain statements. I shall examine whether or not these changes have effected the basic functions of the Louvre as a Universal Survey Museum. Although...
  • Mint Museum Many Displayed Things
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    After reviewing the guidelines of the Gallery Review project I knew that just going to any museum or gallery would not get the job done. I understood that I would have to sit down and prepare a plan as to where I would visit. This required me to include many factors, such as where would I feel most comfortable, should I invite someone to come with me, and what type of things I expected to learn. I also understood that it was not going to be easy since I have never had an interest in art. I like ...
  • Tacoma Art Museum
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    #3 Tacoma Art Museum Tacoma, Washington At 1701 Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma, Washington. In close proximity to Union Station, Washington State History Museum, and the University of Washington Tacoma campus. The Tacoma Art Museum was designed be Antoine Pre dock from Albuquerque. The building size at 50,000 sq. feet. And costing $27 Million to create it incorporates shadow stainless steel and glass as exterior features. Special Features include more than 12,000 square feet of flexible galle...
  • Art Galleries And Museums
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    Art Galleries and Museums play an important role within the artworld. The artworld can be related to exhibitions, museums, critics, historians, artists, the public, audiences, patrons and collectors. The museum is important as an institution of power, a place of contemplation, entertainment, education and conservation. The museum also acts as an agent of social change and also as a representative of the artists. The establishment of the academy and salons as museums and institutions helped to ma...
  • Speed Art Museum
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    For an amazing experience, and a inspiring venture, the Speed Art Museum is the place for you. The Speed Art Museum combines modern art styles such as cubism, and also includes classical art such as Baroque styles and Renaissance styles, the Speed Art Museum has something for about anyone. The museum displays art works by Monet, Picasso& Degas. The museum has a wide selection of art. The Speed Art Museum does a very good job in how it shows off these artist work. Something very convenient were t...
  • Form The Other Arts
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    A Visit to the Norton Museum I saw a lot of amazing arts when I went to Norton Museum. The one that I was interested in was Nude on a Sofa. It had a different felling form the other arts. The art had a comfortable feeling when I look at it. The art (Nude on a Sofa) was painted by Henri Matisse, in French, 1869-1954. The art give me a relaxing feeling. She was leaning on the Sofa in the portrait. The special detail about the art was that Henri outline her pink body. Also at the Norton Museum ther...

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