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  • Perfected For His Use In Poster Design
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    Cigarette Job - Alphonse Marie Mucha The purpose of this Essay is to discuss an example of design from the late 1800's, I will relate it to the social, economic, technical and cultural context of that time... I intend on delivering details of the artist and his life experiences as well as his style and possible interests. I will also evaluate the subject with my own opinion, likes and dislikes, with comparisons of work and artists from within that period up to the present date The design I have ...
  • Portable Art Of The Paleolithic Period
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    PALEOLITHIC vs. NEOLITHIC ART The following is a comparison of art from the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods in history. Paleolithic Art is art that was produced about 32,000 to 11,000 years ago. The art of the Paleolithic period falls into two main categories: portable pieces, such as small figurines or decorated objects, and cave art. Paleolithic art usually is classified as either figurative that is, depicting animals or humans, or non figurative, taking the form of signs and symbols. The po...
  • National Endowment For The Arts
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    Government Funding for the Arts The National Endowment for the Arts is a government sponsored foundation. The duty of the National Endowment for the Arts is to foster the growth of the arts evenly through the national, state, and local levels of the country. With all of the budget slashing that is now taking place the arts is the first place that people look to take money from. This not only happens on the national level but also in our schools. Many people don't see the arts as important. It is...
  • Children In The Arts
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    Within the past few years, the government has been taking major strides to improve the education system by increasing the funding for our school systems and programs. They are increasing the school's funding by taking away the funds from the art, dance, and theatre classes, among other programs. As a student raised in the atmosphere of the arts and a student now majoring in theatre, I feel very strongly that the government is making a major mistake by taking money away from the arts. The arts sh...
  • Wholesale Art Dealer
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    ART DEALER By age five, Michael Irvin loved art and museums but, in retrospect, his was no schoolboy infatuation. Today, his dedication to objets d'art has made him one of the most sought-after art dealers in Southern California. The wares of his perennial treasure hunt span his clients' estates and summer homes, private planes and yachts anchored in Newport Beach and Monte Carlo. But Irvin is not simply a wholesale art dealer, for this stylish art connoisseur describes his work as "part psychol...
  • Second Theme Of African Art
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    Traditional African art plays a major part in the African society. Most ceremonies and activities cannot function without visual art. Such ceremonies include singing, dancing, storytelling, spiritual dreams, and relationships with the opposite sex. According to James Stephenson, "art is a way to express trust in your own words... drawn to create a symbol that is pulled out of you". He believes art, or literature should illustrate the lifestyles or problems of a certain group of people. In the bo...
  • E M Forster's Radical View On The Art
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    "I believe in art for art's sake" (326). This simple, easily understood sentence is the opening line to E.M. Forster's address entitled "Art For Art's Sake". His speech centers on the concept of art and how it is perceived in today's society. Should art be something used solely for the furthering of a controversial statement or belief Is art that has no clear-cut meaning unworthy to behold These are all questions that are raised in his work to some degree. Where does Forster stand on these quest...
  • Grace Dawsons Art
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    Grace Dawson: Artist or Pornographer Mountmonk College has always held very high standards for students and staff. Mountmonk likes to consider themselves better than the other schools at maintaining principles of traditional values as the alumni has done in the past. As the school nears its alumni weekend, we must take into consideration these values, as well as changes in the times as we decide about use of the auditorium for the weekend. Last semester there was an art contest held for the stud...
  • Aspects Of Culture Autonomy In The Arts
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    Notion that an artists individual conscience or sensibility can lead to personal or universal redemption is in direct opposition to corporate view of culture, violently repudiated by Hitler and Stalin. Immanuel Kant Critiques subjective but altruistic - - symbolically and intuitively Absolute universal moral consciousness Art purely an end in itself Rousseau The sciences, letters and arts wind garlands of flowers around the iron chains that bind [the people] and stifle in them the feeling of tha...
  • Area Of Art
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    Jim Homer 8/21/03 In my research I found several papers with people's opinions, but it seems like everyone has a different opinion on the subject, so here is mine. Art is a form of expressing ourselves, and sharing with each other. Therefore it is also a reflection of us in a way. So, people can only be expected to produce art that reflects the way they are themselves. If the artist does not have the same views as you, you can't expect them to make art that goes along with your views. So I think...
  • Graphic Style Of Art Nouveau
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    During the late 1800's, a new art spread throughout Europe and major American cities. This movement, known as Art Nouveau, was an art movement and style of decoration and architecture of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Artists and designers who created Art Nouveau aimed to transform their world by challenging convention, abandoning academic styles, and embracing a modern aesthetic based on sources such as plant forms, Celtic patterns, and Japanese art. Primarily a movement of ...
  • Culinary Art On The Other Hand
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    Buffet catering emerged as result of foreign and local diners' demand for good meals commensurate to what they have to pay. Sumptuous meals has come to mean delectable not only to the taste but also to the eyes. Thus artistic food garnishes and elaborate table settings was introduced. This allowed the chef's artistic talents to flourish. Today we can only be amazed by the beauty, simplicity and aesthetic nature of their decorative work. Filipino chefs and food enthusiasts adapted the genius of t...
  • Essay About My Feelings Toward Art
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    Art really really really really really really really really sucks. I hate art's bad, that it is not even funny. What is the point of studying certain periods of art when they were in like, the 1800's and no one cares about what happened back then? Its just really dumb, and I hope people can figure that out. Because if people dont figure it out, then they are really really really really really really really really really really stupid. Just like the art that really really really really really rea...
  • Art
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    The western world; in the art sense has tried and sometimes successfully integrated parts of other techniques and styles of artwork. Due to the reason that the. ".. [w] estern world remained for centuries an open society, ready to absorb" (Wittkower, R, 1989: 19) arts and theatrical arts. Due to this open society the west did not create they own art but has incorporated many other styles and techniques; and named this combination their own. A main cause of this would be the crusaders that explor...
  • 1820's To Modern Simple Lexis
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    Comparison of fairytales Focus I have chosen to compare and contrast the differences in language between two fairytales. Cinderella an art deco love story was written in 2001 by Lynne Roberts and is a modern take on the classic " Cinderella". Cinderella an art deco love story although written recently the accompanying pictures are very 1950's chic. Incorporating the glamorous popular style that is at once serious and playful, art deco is like no other, recognised for its style and glamorous stru...

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