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  • Fidelman's Theft Of His Own Work
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    The Elusive Form: The Use of Female Characters in "Naked Nude" Michael McBee English 2420 Dr. Chappell May 24, 1994 Thesis and Outline: Thesis: In his picturesque short story, "The Naked Nude", Bernard Malamud uses the female characters to develop, enact, and resolve Fidelman's epiphany and to bring about the protagonist's final, artistic self-understanding. I. Introductory paragraph-statement of thesis. II. The prostitutes A. in contrast to Fidelman's initial idea of the artistic nude B. "maybe...
  • Form And Color
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    Victor Vasarely (1906-1997) Internationally recognized as one of the most important artists of the 20th century. He is the acknowledged leader of the Op Art movement, and his innovations in color and optical illusion have had a strong influence on many modern artists. In 1947, Vasarely discovered his place in abstract art. Influenced by his experiences at Breton Beach of Belle Isle, he concluded that "internal geometry" could be seen below the surface of the entire world. He conceived that form ...
  • Iron Building
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    World War I virtually severed artistic relations between America and Europe. Cultural interchange and patronage was interrupted by problems of social and political urgency, though most artists tended to be antiwar. Visual propaganda was left to the commercial designers and illustrators, while American painters continued in their efforts to consolidate the issues detonated by the Armory show. Dominant tendency in American painting after World War I towards cubism and abstraction was called 'Preci...
  • Jane Alexander Jane Alexander
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    Jane Alexander Jane Alexander is a sculptor whose works comment on current political issues in South Africa. Winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist award for 1995, she is recognised for her creative commitment, individual vision and talent... In her sculptures and photomontages she emphasises her perceptions of the human condition, using her own experience as a base doing so, she had taken personal and social experiences and transformed the into art with imaginathing and technical skill. In he...
  • Symbolic Nature Of Cubist Prints
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    The emergence of Cubism in the early 20th century marked a turning point in the history of art. This new style, popularized by artists including Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, radically transformed traditional artistic concepts in a way that was pleasingly abstract and ambiguous. Two paintings, Braque's Fox of 1911 and Louis Marcoussis's till Life of 1926, exemplify the characteristics of Cubism as it evolved as an artistic convention. One of the most important attributes of Cubist painting i...

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