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  • Baroque Art
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    Baroque Art "An art-historical term used both as an adjective and a noun to denote, principally, the style that originated in Rome at the beginning of the 17th century superseding Mannerism. The Council of Trent (1545-63) had strongly advocated pictorial clarity and narrative relevance in religious art and to a degree Italian artists such as Santi di Tito (1536-1603) had responded with a more simplified style which has been called 'Anti-Mannerism'. Yet it was not until the 17th century, with the...
  • Certain Kung Fu Styles Students
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    Everything in todays society is very fast-paced. No one these days has any time to do anything unless it is done within a few minutes to an hour. Technology is trying to make all things simpler for people, even with getting people into shape. Enhanced weight training machines are more used now than free weights, dietary supplements are used to artificially increase a persons health, and certain drinks these days enhance muscle and athletic performance. Even in the martial arts world many changes...
  • Mannerism Unlike Other Art Styles
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    During the sixteenth century a style of art was developed almost by accident. It was developed mainly in Italy, in the city of Florence. It was different than all the other styles, and this intrigued many. It had not had a real name until about 1921, it was called Mannerism. Mannerism is the best art form that came out of the Renaissance. During the sixteenth century while the High Renaissance was evolving two definite styles of artwork developed. The first, which was Mannerism and is also somet...
  • Major Part Of The Colombian Art World
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    It was not until the 1950's that Colombian artist showed their artwork to the nation and their skill behind it. Colombian artist began to rise like Alejandro Obregon, Enrique Grau, Edgar N egret and Eduardo Ramirez Villa mizar- began to take new direction in the Colombian art world and also had a major influence on it too. The delay of Colombian art can be explained by the regions complex geography. Mountain barriers have said to separate the human settlement from others. Even after the independ...
  • Grant Wood In 1930
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    Grant Wood I recently took a trip to the Jocelyn Art Museum. There they had many great painting in the permanent art collection. One that caught my eye, which I had seen many times before, but never knew any thing about, was a painting called Stone City, Iowa, which was created by Grant Wood in 1930. This painting is oil on wood panel and is 30 1/4 X 40 inches. Grant Wood is a famous philosopher who was born in February in the year 1891 in Alamosa, Iowa. Wood was born to Quaker parents on a smal...
  • Martial Arts History Of Taekwondo
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    Before I get into the history of Taekwondo, I would like to define what it means. I read the definition from many books and the one that I like best comes from the book Comprehensive Asian Fighting Arts written by Donn F. Dragger and Robert W. Smith. 'Taekwondo is an empty-hand combat form that entails the use of the whole body. Tae means 'to Kick' or 'Smash with the feet,' Kwon implies 'punching' or 'destroying with the hand or fist,' and Do means 'way' or " method. ' Taekwondo thus, is the tec...
  • Examples Of Keith Haring Work
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    Keith Haring was an American painter, whose simple, symbol-like drawings of dogs, babies, and dancing figures brought him to international acclaim during the 1980's. While making art that spoke directly of love, he raged against intolerance and shared the distress about the world around him. He believed art was a tool of communication, and that art has the power to transform lives and enrich the spirit. In a time when pessimism was prominent, Keith Haring played the role of the magical child who...
  • Mary Cassatts Style
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    Mary Cassatt Mary Cassatt Mary Cassatt was a strong and opinionated feminist, as well as a talented artist who changed her styles significantly through as her interests changed. I. Introduction A. Introductory sentence B. Thesis Statement II. Cassatts Start A. Schooling -- Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia B. Traveling to Europe C. Meeting Degas. Degas and Cassatt IV. Cassatts Influences and Her Changes in Style A. The Impressionists 1. definition 3. impressionistic styles and th...
  • Style Of Post Impressionism
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    Art Nouveau (1880's-1914) Art Nouveau is an elegant decorative art style characterized by intricately detailed patterns of curving lines. Somewhat rooted in the British Arts and Crafts Movement of William Morris, Art Nouveau became popular across Europe and in the United States. Leading practitioners included Aubrey Beardsley, Gustav Klimt, Alphonse Mucha, and the American glass maker Louis Comfort Tiffany. Art Nouveau remained popular until about the time of World War I, and was ultimately repl...
  • 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 ...
  • Art Deco Art Deco Design
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    Art Deco Art Deco design represented modernism turned into fashion. Its products included both individually crafted luxury items and mass-produced wares, but, in either case, the intention was to create a sleek and anti traditional elegance that symbolized wealth and sophistication. The distinguishing features of the style are simple, clean shapes, often with a "streamlined" look; ornament that is geometric or stylized from representational forms; and unusually varied, often expensive materials,...
  • Baroque Art And Architecture
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    Baroque art and architecture, is the art and architecture of Europe and its Latin American colonies in the 17th and the first half of the 18th centuries. This style is associated, above all, with Peter Paul Rubens and Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini. Baroque was first applied to the art of this period in the late 18th century, when the style itself had gone out of fashion. Eventually, however, as the classical rules lost their hold in the next hundred years and art historians began to look more objecti...
  • Rococo Style
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    Q. 1 Trends and importance of rococo style According to the journal, Rococo style is described as a style of art that emerged from Europe in the early 18th century. It originated from France. This rococo style was widely used in architecture and decorative art. The trendy Rococo style reflected the tastes of aristocracy of Europe. The products from rococo style dominate churches and courts in Germany and the salons in Paris. The style, as described in the book, is no doubt one of the best of sty...
  • Archaic And Inuit
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    The connection between humans and the creation of art is deep and spans all cultures. From almost the first emergence of Homo sapiens over 32,000 years ago art work has been found and documented. Fast-forward to present day, pockets of people still exists whom share similarities in live style so close to that of archaic people that the resemblance between art styles is astonishing. The Inuit where, until the emergence of market art, were just such a people. I will present three main similarities...
  • Neo Classical Work Of Art
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    NEO-CLASSICISM Neo-Classicism originated in Rome and spread like wildfire in reaction to the utter excesses of the early Baroque and especially the Rococo periods. During this time, scenes from Roman history became popular again. In a neo-classical work of art, composition is balanced, colours are bright and the work has soul. Artists at this time started to copy and imitate antique art. Hence their emphasis on proper subject matter; and hence their attempts to emphasize details to an overall de...
  • Traditional Form Of Art
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    As early 20th -century artist all over the world moved toward the new and improved artistic ways, the relationship between art and money got weirder. With the division between the modernist figures of the starving artist, the wealthy and healthy has the power to make or break an artist. The contradiction between those behavioral archetypes has helped usher us toward our current situation in the 1990's, where contemporary artists are nothing if not confused about money. During this time most arti...
  • 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...
  • Art Class
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    The most interesting class I have taken is art. I enjoy this class purely because of the freedom of choices one can make. The teacher, nor the work, are pressuring. The atmosphere of the classroom is extremely friendly and relaxing. Art class relieves the stress of the more rigorous courses I attend. There is an incredible variety of medias to chose from and one can develop a sense of independence. I enjoy this class particularly because I understand the subject of art. Art class gives a person ...
  • Speed Art Museum
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    For an amazing experience, and a inspiring venture, the Speed Art Museum is the place for you. The Speed Art Museum combines modern art styles such as cubism, and also includes classical art such as Baroque styles and Renaissance styles, the Speed Art Museum has something for about anyone. The museum displays art works by Monet, Picasso& Degas. The museum has a wide selection of art. The Speed Art Museum does a very good job in how it shows off these artist work. Something very convenient were t...
  • Art And Artists Of The Time
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    The Baroque Style Baroque Style The Baroque style was a style in which the art and artists of the time focused upon details, and intricate designs. During this time the portraits began to portray modern life, and artists turned their backs on classical tradition. Buildings were more elaborate and ornately decorated. These works of art created history and altered the progress of Western Civilization. The progress has been an uneven one. Regression and progress often alternated, and shifts in dire...

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