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  • Turners Paintings
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    Outline: Chose an artist such as Turner, David or Hunt and explain how that artists work fulfilled that eras definition of the moral purpose of art. Trent Trombley The purpose of Turners work was to establish a link between sublimity and understanding. Art reflects on the expanding nature of our society and world in general, it was with his paintings that he evoked such change. Even the very style in which he painted differed throughout his career. It is very apparent that he was a man not set b...
  • First Period Of Greek Vase Painting
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    Greek Vase Painting Greek vase painting is a very important part of Greek history. Greek vases provide us with important stories and information about ancient Greek life and mythology. This is ac heaved through painted scenes on fired clay. These vases give us an idea of what life might have been like for ancient Greeks. This is why we study the different styles and periods of Greek ceramics. The evolution of Greek vase painting includes four main development periods. These periods are the, geom...
  • Caravaggio's St John
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    The Baroque style of painting during the 1600 and 1700's reflects an intense interest in expressing human emotion through art. Biblical scenes and representations of biblical characters are a common link between art works of that time throughout the different areas of Europe. Caravaggio represents the typical Italian Baroque artist at that time but possesses many artistic qualities uniquely his own. Bartolome Esteban Murillo, represents the typical Spanish Baroque painter. Both these painters de...
  • 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...
  • First Of Many Paintings Of Vermeer
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    Seventeenth-Century Art Writing Assignment Jan Vermeer's career spread over a century of great change- in art, technology, and social customs. In art, subject matter ceased to be the most important component of great paintings. This allowed artists to discover how to appreciate and portray the sheer beauty of the world. One of the greatest of these masters was Jan Vermeer, born a generation after Rembrandt. Vermeer did not paint many pictures in his life, and few of them represent important scen...
  • Wood's New Style Of Painting
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    Grant Wood's American Gothic has always fascinated me in that it depicts the foundation of the United States and exemplifies rural America. American Gothic's popularity led Grant Wood into a whole new painting style and different content in his works compared to his early paintings. Grant Wood was basically a self taught artist. He began his career with a tendency towards landscapes with trees as the central focus. Although Wood traveled extensively, his paintings never showed any tendencies tow...
  • Gauguin's Paintings
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    Paul Gauguin was a French painter born on June 7, 1848 in Paris. Earlier in his life while at Peru he lived a successful life as stockbroker with his wife and five children. After seeing his first impressionist exhibit in 1874 Gauguin started to collect and to paint and at the age of 35 Gauguin then leaves his family and children to devote this entire life to painting. Gauguin used oil to paint and his style of painting was impressionism. Impressionism is a technique that was developed in France...
  • Masterful Style Of Painting
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    Charlotte Dean H 2 G-06/pd. 3 Mr. Valentin April 10, 2000 Artistic Innovations of Renaissance Florentine Painters During the Renaissance, many new, different styles of painting were developed. Many of these techniques were perfected by Florentine painters. Some of these styles techniques include perspective, life-like human forms, realistic looking objects and chiaroscuro. These developments began to form in the early Quattrocento and were slowly perfected by a long flow of artists. Their influe...
  • Japanese Painting Concerning Artistic Expression
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    Almost everyday art is often overlooked and is seldom appreciated. Perhaps, with the subsequent information your interest will grow as mine did. During the end of the nineteenth century, also during the time of modern development in painting techniques, Japan entered the international world. Their culture made slight changes due to opposing virtues and renovating ideals pertaining to painting. Europe possessed many of the modernistic, innovative principles and inspired the Japanese tremendously....
  • Stomer's Style Of Painting
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    Over the centuries, picturing religious events in the form of artwork was still very popular and important. However, the way or style in which the events were pictured changed. The cultural production of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries is often described as the baroque period. Among the most noted Italian Baroque painters were Caravaggio and Carracci, whose different styles were both in line with the period. Through copies of their paintings and styles being taught in art schools,...
  • 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...
  • Renaissance Style Of Painting
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    Mars and Venus United by Love by Paolo Veronese is done in the Renaissance style of painting. This is done in this style, because Polo Veroneses was a Renaissance painter as well as his teacher Titan. The painting takes place in Rome in the Mythological Era. It is not known who commissioned this work. Emperor Rudolf II in Prague owned this piece of artwork as well as four others of Veroneses paintings. Mars is the God of war; and Venus is the Goddess of love. (These are the Roman names for the G...
  • Three Painting From Different Time Periods
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    During the tour, the leader lectured on particular paintings. She told the know history behind each shown painting. She also gave the history of the period in which the painting was painted. The lecturer also helped everyone to understand what the colors in the paintings brought to each painting. While viewing the many paintings, the first one that caught my eye was Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and His Wife by Jacques-Louis David. This portrait was painted when David was at the peak of his powers a...
  • Francisco Ribalta
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    Francisco Ribalta was a well-known artist of the 17th century in Valencia. According to Jusepe Martinez wrote about Ribalta, "He gave his soul to God and was venerated that he was held almost as a saint; he sought no advantages in this life but as always honourable in his dealings... ". His works, effort, skills and paintings had a great impact on the history of Spanish paintings. Ribalta was born in Solana, L'erida on June 2, 1562. Between the years 1571 and 1573, the Ribalta family left their ...
  • Paintings By Guido Reni
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    Guido Reni was an Italian painter of popular religious works and mythological scenes. He was born in Bologna and began to study painting at the age of nine; he joined the Carracci Academy when he was 20. His studies were rounded off by a trip to Rome in about 1600. He worked with Annibale Carracci (another Italian painter) in Rome, helped in the decoration of the Farnese Palace, the Quirinal Palace, several of the churches of Rome, but his greatest painting in that city is the ceiling decoration...
  • Paint Pictures
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    The traditional idea of an artist standing at an easel is probably not a reality today. All the skills that have been acquired over hundreds of years are now being lost. Painting no longer has the force it once had. 500 years ago, people couldn't read. Artists at that time were very important people. People had to look at their paintings to find out about things, this time was called the renaissance. Impressionism Impressionists were a break from tradition. They were the first artists to use bri...
  • Pollack's Paintings
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    Question: Is Jackson Pollack's work considered art? Jackson Pollack (1912-1956) was one of the most famous American painters and one of the leading painters in the Abstract Expressionist movement (post World War II). Rather than painting concrete things like trees, people and mountains, he painted ideas like war, seasons, emotions and other abstract ideas. Pollack was also unique in his style of painting. Instead of painting in the traditional style with a canvas on an easel and sitting at a cha...
  • Fascination Of Movements And Gestures
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    Style is a particular, distinctive, or characteristic mode or form of construction or execution in any art or work. The style utilize by an artist can be seen through his or her art piece. By studying and copying the works of old masters of the Renaissance, Edgar Degas believes that it is beneficial in striving to become a perfectionist. He had a unique style that would cause him to stand out from the other impressionists. The fascination of movements and gestures, the influenced by Japanese pri...
  • Picasso's Style Of Painting
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    Pablo Picasso was born in the Spanish coastal town, of Malaga on October 25, 1881. His father, Jose Ruiz B lasco, was an art teacher. His mother was Maria Picasso y Lopez. Picasso almost died at birth because of breathing problems. They say his uncle blew cigar smoke in his face and he was able to breathe. Picasso was a genius by the time he was ten years old, which was when he painted his first picture. He painted many paintings and the first of these paintings were focused on bullfighting, bec...
  • Northern Renaissance Style Of Painting
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    Art Critic – Arnolfini And His Bride Art Critic – Arnolfini And His Bride Art Criticism Essay Jan Van Eyck's "Giovanni Arnolfini and his Bride' An Essay by Joe Public Jan Van Eyck's painting entitled "Giovanni Arnolfinni and his Bride' was painted in 1434 in the Northern Renaissance style. It is incredibly detailed something that is typical of Jan Van Eyck's work and creates the illusion of depth, directional light, rich textures and outstanding likeness of particular people. The Nor...

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