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  • Painting Forces The Eye To The Woman
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    Eric Fishl's Scarsdale is a painting that is done on three canvases. When placed together, they appear to make one whole picture. The focal point of the painting is the woman, dressed in a white gown and veil. It appears that she is wearing a wedding dress, since the dress is white and includes a veil. To the left is a cat and to the right is a dog. The woman represents the focal point, not only because she is the largest figure in the painting, but also because everything else is slightly in da...
  • Stern Of The Sail Boat
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    The 1873 masterpiece "Breezing Up", by Winslow Homer located in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC is an oil on canvas painting that measures 23 3/13 X 38 1/6 in... The primary subject of this painting is a man with three boys in a small wooden sail boat that is moving along with what appears to be a fairly choppy sea. At the center of this painting is the stern of the sail boat. The oldest of the boys is sitting on the high end of the stern with his knees up and his bare feet planted ...
  • Particular Painting
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    Death of the Virgin Michelangelo Meri si was born in Caravaggio, Italy in 1573. He grew up to be known by the name of his birthplace, Caravaggio, and as an artist. He was probably the most revolutionary artist of his time, breaking the rules of previous artists. Carvaggio had spent his childhood in the presence of art, living with a painter for four years before moving to Rome to work as an assistant to other painters. In about 1595, he began to sell his paintings through a dealer, who brought h...
  • Ocampo's Painting Miracle Of The Roses
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    Every person has feelings. These feelings are aroused by a catalyst. A touch, a smell, a sight. When a person does art, his or her duty is to titillate the viewer. His or her work must be passionate, captivating and able to be thought about. When an artist renders a piece, be it a painting, water color, sculpture, dance or poem, he or she must inspire the viewer to come back and look at it a second and a third time. The artist must expand his or her mind to engulf others. Octavio Ocampo has acco...
  • Painting For Leonardo
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    CATALOGUE ESSAY We can always tell a Leonardo work by his treatment of hair, angelic in its fineness and by the lack of rigidity of the contour. The angel's face in the painting known as 'The Virgin of the Rocks', has an interior and artistic wisdom that is like no other artwork. This painting is by world-renowned artist Leonardo da Vinci. It was painted in-between 1503 and 1506 in the period known as the High Renaissance. The Virgin of the Rocks, also known as 'The Madonna of the Rocks', is in ...
  • Portrait Of Willie Gee
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    Robert Henri an American painter and art educator was born in Cincinnati Ohio in 1865. He was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Academie Julian and the Ecole des Beaux Art in Paris. In 1891 he began to paint and teach in Philadelphia, where he met the painters John Sloan, William Glac kens and George Luke. He inspired them to paint American life with vigorous dramatic realism. The Group moved to New York City, they joined other painters to form the Eight or the so-cal...
  • Pre Renaissance Paintings
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    Ognisanti Madonna Type of Painting: Tempera on wood By Giotto (Pre-Ren) 1310 This painting by Giotto, displays a lot of similar traits in characters. All of the angels' faces in the background are the same size as the angels who are located in the front of Madonna's throne. There is some shadowing present on the top of the picture^1. This indicates poor depth that doesn't outline the characters's urroundings. There is little perspective shown because the Madonna and the Baby are overly enlarged^...
  • Face Paint
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    The Effect of Physical Appearance on the level of Hospitality. Nowadays, too much of an emphasis is placed on outward appearance. Just as pollutants can destroy the radiance of your beautiful face, life pollutants, heartbreak, death, divorce and other stress filled events can cause a grotesque inward appeal. As we approach the brick of new school year, take a look at your inner appearance as well. In order to feel beautiful you must be not only comfortable with yourself but lose all insecurities...

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