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  • Retrospective At The Pasadena Art Museum
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    Roy Lichtenstein Roy Lichtenstein was born in New York City on October 27th, 1923. He described his childhood as quiet and uneventful. His father was a realtor; his mother was a housewife. Art was not taught at the school Roy attended, but when he turned fourteen he began taking Saturday morning classes at the Parson's chool of Design. After he graduated from high school in 1940 he attended the School of Fine Art at Ohio State University. He was drafted however in 1943 in the middle of his educa...
  • Image Art
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    Perspectives in the Arts The stories behind a piece of art are infinite. The reasons the artist produced the piece is only one explanation behind the work. Even so, who is to know the specific thoughts the artist was thinking at the time? As each art critic may conclude his own analysis of an artwork, who is right and who is wrong? Just as students challenge the information that is supposedly "deposited" in them by the teacher in the classroom setting, art challenges the belief- that information...
  • New Era Of Pop Art
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    George Segal describes his artwork by saying, the inner state of the mind connects to the outside surface of the sculpture (Tuchman, 8). George Segal is known for his representation of life-sized white plaster human figures placed in everyday situations (Tuchman, 5). An originator of Pop Art, George Segal has been associated with many as an Abstract Expressionist. Throughout his lifetime, George's work has been criticized because of his abstract style. The new era of Pop Art can be attributed to...
  • Most Famous Art Museum In New York
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    New York City isn't the capital of USA and it isn't the capital of New York State, but residents of the "Big Apple" considering their city the capital of the globe. It is because New York is the home of the United Nations and the largest investment market in the world. When first immigrants came to this land, they bought Manhattan Island for $24 from local Indians. Then they founded there a first colony and now when people in New York talking about New Yorkers they usually talk about people, who...
  • New Yorker Cover Analysis July
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    The New Yorker COVER Analysis July, 1966 - The cover of the July 2nd, 1966 edition of The New Yorker includes artwork by Michael Getz. Displaying a show of patriotism, Getz uses the entire portion of the cover to present an illustration of an American flag hanging from the front of a typical upper-middle class designed home. However, other than the title of the magazine and the drawing itself, the only other printed words contained on the cover are the date of the issue and the price of the maga...
  • Young King Akhenaten
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    The influence Amenhotep IV had on art and religion of his time caused him to be one of the most controversial Egyptian pharaohs of all time. The 10th king of the 18th dynasty, he has been called the most remarkable king to sit on Egypt's throne. He has also earned the honor of being called 'the first individual in human history. ' 1 The cult of Aten did develop before his rule, perhaps as early as 1411 B.C. It paid homage to the sun, its central idea was 'living on ma " at,' that is, variously t...
  • Guggenheim's Art Of This Century Gallery
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    Paul Jackson Pollock was born January 28, 1912, in Cody, Wyoming. He grew up in Arizona and California and in 1928 began to study painting at the Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles. In the fall of 1930, Pollock moved to New York and studied under Thomas Hart Benton at the Art Students League. Benton encouraged him throughout the succeeding decade. By the early 1930's, Pollock knew and admired the murals of Jos'e Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera. Although he traveled widely throughout the Unite...
  • Stieglitz The Chemistry Of Photography
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    According to John Gould Fletcher, Alfred Stieglitz was a "philosopher, guide, teacher, discoverer of genius, inspirer of the machine age, prophet and Messiah. (Block 764) It would be difficult to argue Fletcher's statement because it was Stieglitz who provided the essential example of the mean by which the artist could reach out to a new and more accurate mode of representing the world of experience. Stieglitz knew that many hardly even considered photography an art and was determined to prove o...
  • First Few Pioneers Of Art Therapy
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    Kelly Towle Art Therapy Semester 1 My first few attempts to write this paper were very frustrating. I was discouraged at not being able to find information over the internet. My search led me to the City Library, where I also found limited resources. It was suggested I try the University Library. It was there that I found books on the topic and once I began to write, the process took on a life of its own. I was drawn to this population from my own personal experiences. During my formative teen y...
  • Its Halls The Baugh Ceramic Gallery
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    Pat Roborough Almost two years ago in 2001, Cecil Archibald Baugh called the Edna Manley Art School in Kingston Jamaica. And years from now, if the story is told properly, that call will be remembered as one of the most important that the 92 year-old internationally- acclaimed master potter made to the institution which he co-founded in the 1950's. For Baugh will make arrangements to handover his prized book collection which includes the works of Bernard Howell Leach, the British ceramist with w...

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