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  • Their Romantic Ideals
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    Remnants of Romanticism Few people today give a real and positive meaning to the word Romanticism, even though our country began with the romantic ideal of personal freedom. Our fore fathers staked their very lives to pursue the romanticized dream of living their lives according to their beliefs, subject to no one else's. The weakness with Romanticism is that quite often when the ideal is achieved, the belief so strongly rooted in this Romanticism dies with that success or victory. Romanticism r...
  • Early Egyptian And Sumerian Societies
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    As long as man has inhabited earth he has strive d to express himself for any number of reasons. Yet over thousands of years the enduring theme of these expressions has been the desire to explain our own existence. This is especially evident when considering the early Egyptian and Sumerian societies. Beginning with cave paintings in France around 15,000 BC and leading up to the grandeur of the great pyramids the cultures of antiquity demonstrate belief in a connection in the material and spiritu...
  • Individual To Censor The Artist's Work
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    Censorship is usually considered "official" censorship because it is action taken by governmental institutions such as government committees, or universities, to limit the view of a specific artwork or a group of works by the public. However, these concrete official actions taken to limit public view of specific artwork are only the results of the abstract "censoring attitudes" of individuals or groups of individuals, encouraging the actions. Censoring attitudes can arise from feelings of race o...
  • Dominican Friar And Early Renaissance Artist
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    Fra Angelico / Bea to, was the name given to the Dominican friar and early renaissance artist, Fra Giovanni Guido di Piero for his extraordinary works and personal piety. He was born in Vecchio, Tuscany, and had begun his artistic career as an illuminator of missals and other religious related books in his late teens. In 1417, he was accepted as a member of the Compasniadisan Niccolo, a religious confraternity in the Church of Santa Maria del Carmine, which was an implicit recognition of his Chr...
  • Express The Ideas Of The Times
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    During the Renaissance, artist were no longer regarded as mere artisans, as they has been in the medieval past, but for the first time emerged as independent personalities, comparable poets and writers. They began to express their ideas even though the art still remained religious in nature but add their own individual style and emotions. However art also went through many drastic changes and was influenced by many great arts like Giotto, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Masaccio. Giotto was one of many a...
  • Example Of The Artists
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    Art study essay An artwork can express the artists' interests in the world, but it can also express he / her interests from within. An example of the interests within can come from expressionism, because it's about expressing and sharing the feels from the subject him / her self. "The Scream" is a fine example of expressionism. An example of the artists' interests in the world may be from the cubism movement, because it developed from the impressionism movement which was formed from the technolo...
  • Pieces The Female Artists
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    Many female artists in the 17th century used women as subject matter. Images of women are powerful because women have often been treated as the second sex. Such images are often paradoxical in their power. Female artists often times represent the most extreme representations of women's subservience in effort to convey their messages. Two instances are in Elisabetta Sirani's, Our Lady of Sorrows and in Geertruyd Roghman's, A Woman Ruffing. I will contend that in both pieces the female artists hav...
  • Parental Advisory Cd
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    Censorship in Music Nov. 19, 02 Nov. 12, 2002 Parental AdvisoryRapstation believes in freedom of expression. But not all people want to hear all expressions. If this track carries the Parental Advisory tag, it may contain lyrics with excessive profanity or endorse hatred, racism, sexism, violence or drug use. Censorship is one of the most controversial topics in today's society. What should and shouldn't be censored, and who has the right to make the decision to censor it in the first place. Eve...
  • Expression Of Art During The Italian Renaissance
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    The expression of Art during the Italian renaissance had an extremely influential affect over Italian culture and lead to a dramatic economic change. During the Italian renaissance art separated from religion and its themes to become more of an essential part of society. Separating art from religion allowed artists to express themselves in a unique fashion that has never been used or seen before and thus leading to the economy being greatly influenced. Many things changed drastically during the ...
  • In Search Of Our Mothers Garden
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    Alice Walker uses Virginia Woolf's phrase "contrary instincts" to describe the creative spirit that her female ancestors honored while working hard and living in oppressive conditions. Her mother had a difficult life, but she managed to keep her creative spirit alive. She held onto what she could in the simplest ways. Where there was a will there was a way. Walker explains that her mother, though tired and overworked, did express and feed her creative spirit. She planted incredible gardens, with...

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