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  • Used Cubism
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    Geometry was actually first used in ancient Egypt and Babylon at around 2000 BC in both cases. In order for the Egyptians to build such massive structures as the pyramids they had to have made plans for them prior to the actually building, in these plans geometry had to be used. On ancient Babylonian tablets there is evidence that they understood the Pythagorean theorem. The so-called "father" of Geometry is Euclid a Greek mathematician. He wrote The Elements, books of postulates and theorems, w...
  • Style Of Art
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    The term neo-expressionism describes the art movement that dominated the art market in the early and mid 1980's. The word neo refers to a revival of previous ideas or trends. Expressionism was a style from around the time of World War 1 that was highly personal, and was often executed with violent fervor. Neo-expressionism is similar, and also generally uses bright colors, recognizable objects (such as the human body) with distorted representation, great expression of emotion, and often commenta...
  • Speaker's Attitude In The Last Stanza
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    Essay Interpreting 'One Art' by Elizabeth Bishop In 'One Art' by Elizabeth Bishop, the speaker's attitude in the last stanza relates to the other stanzas in verse form and language. The speaker uses these devices to convey her attitude about losing objects. The verse form in 'One Art' is villanelle. The poem has tercet stanzas until the last, which is four lines. In the first three stanzas, the poem is told in second person. 'Lose something every day. ' seems to command one to practice the art o...
  • Member Grandma Dee Without The Quilts
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    Analytical Study of Alice Walker's Everyday Use With her story, "Everyday Use", Alice Walker is saying that art should be a living, breathing part of the culture it arose from, rather than something from which to be observed from a distance. To make this point, she uses the quilts in her story to symbolize art; and what happens to these quilts represents her theory of art. The quilts themselves, as art, are inseparable from the culture they arose from... The history of these quilts is a history ...
  • Idea Behind The Art Work
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    A Comparison of Formal and Avant-Garde Artwork Modern art is a unique creation all its own, and since its beginnings there have been two very distinct groups present. They are the Formalists and the Avant-Garde. The Formalist group believes in the literal representation of the art work. They value the form used, whether it be how the colors are stressed or the techniques used, over the idea behind the art work. The Avant-Garde artists on the other hand are more interested in the creation of art ...
  • Connection Between The Artist And The Art
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    The Artist and the Art The history of art dates back to ancient times. Artwork can be, and was, found around the world. What makes art interesting is that it can be created in any way, shape or form with any materials. It seems that the artwork can also tell us a lot about the artist. Art seems to be simply, a direct, visual reflection of the artist's life. Therefore, one can assume that an artist's life experiences and beliefs directly influence their art. If we look at examples from different ...
  • Art
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    Webster's Dictionary defines humanities as the branches of learning concerned with human thought and relations. Products of human invention and genius that express human emotions are shown through literature, visual arts, and performing arts. Studying humanities has a value, it is a necessity of life, and it serves mankind. Literature has allowed writers to achieve realism in which they would reflect on day-to-day events of real life rather than describing the imaginary world. Writer's discovere...
  • More Effective Fighting Art
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    Compare & Contrast Essay The growth of various martial art forms across the globe leaves an insurmountable number of studies for one to choose. Weather for self-defense or personal benefits the range of Art forms are as diverse as they are expansive. The superiority of one art form over another can be easily argued. Having studied the arts of Thai kickboxing and Brazilian jujitsu, I have determined the latter of the two to be the more effective fighting art. The two art forms both originate in A...
  • New Forms Of Art
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    What elements of dada and surrealism suggest the influence of Freud The 20th Century marked a changed in how people viewed the known world. Since its beginning art has played a major role in how people were able to express themselves. The early 20th century brought rise to new and exciting art forms. These were types of writings, paintings and, documentaries that no one had ever seen before. From expressionism to Dadaism types of work ranged by all means of the artist. About the 1920's a new wav...
  • Use Art Therapy
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    Art Therapy How does Art Therapy help in maintaining a person's health or helping them get well from a sickness? Before finding the answer to this question it is necessary to understand the background, history, and importance of what Art Therapy is. First of all Art Therapy is a form of psychotherapy. In psychotherapy there is an exploration of feelings and concerns in nonverbal and verbal exercises that use simple visual art materials. Art therapy focuses on the creative process for a person in...
  • Expressive Culture Art
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    Through globalization western culture has changed in art / expressive cultures. Expressive culture / art has played a part in the helping professions since ancient times. As early as 500 BC, the Egyptians utilized concerts and dance in the treatment of the mentally ill. Likewise, the Greeks used drama as a way of assisting the disturbed in purging their repressed emotions. The Hebrews relied on music, and other arts, in restoring and promoting mental health too, the most famous example being Dav...
  • Arts Programs Students
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    Speaking about past civilizations, their cultures, scientists have always been examining their arts. The arts were the best expression of past events before writing and even after it. It is for sure that the arts captured the leading position in any time. The arts were connected with a generation and define the time. And the most important thing is that the arts have always influenced future generations. For a long time there has been nothing more important for students than to be in touch with ...
  • Use Of Iconographic Symbols In Art
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    Iconography Iconography, in art history, the study of subject matter in art. The meaning of works of art is often conveyed by the specific objects or figures that the artist chooses to portray; the purpose of iconography is to identify, classify, and explain these objects. Iconography is particularly important in the study of religious and allegorical painting, where many of the objects that are pictured crosses, skulls, books, or candles, for example have special significance, which is often ob...
  • 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...
  • Stone During The Neolithic Period
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    My perception of the "caveman" has truly changed. In the past, my thoughts of a caveman was a rather unintelligent, barbaric beast. However, after studying remarkable works of art such as "Woman from Willendorf " and "Hall of Bulls", which were created during the Paleolithic Period (40,000 -8,000 BC. ), I now understand that these people were not savages. Rather, they were mere interesting, creative, artistic beings trapped in an unfortunate time period. Later in the Neolithic Period, I begin to...
  • Fiona Foley And Lin Onus
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    Art Assignment Humans have a need to be heard and understood. We have a desire to express ourselves - our opinions, emotions and thoughts. A man named Karl Martino has written some inspiring words about 'living life as an expression' as a personal mission statement. Martino wrote these worlds to be an inspiration for all people. These missions include: "People feel the need to be understood, just as, or even more than the need to be loved. Listen. People shine when they believe they can make a l...
  • Aesthetic Art And Social Art
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    What is art? Art is defined in the Oxford dictionary as "the product of something beautiful" (Oxford dictionary). There are two styles of art, art based purely on aesthetic reasons and art created for personal or social reasons, but can both these type's still be defined, as art? To understand and appreciate the artwork it is crucial that we understand the differences between the two reasons for creating aesthetic art and social art. "Art that makes a social comment has existed from the earliest...
  • Emotional Power Of The Art
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    The question of wether it is "Better to Plant a Cabbage than a Rose" raises an important philosophical issue concerning the necessity of art in our society. Should tax payer's money be used to fund the creative arts such as theatre, litterateur and painting or instead should it be spent on services like Medicare, The Dole and Education receive more money and be deemed more importance? We can no doubt see that services such as Medicare, The Dole and education are necessary in our society. Much li...
  • My Tenth Grade Art Teacher Rochelle Kaplan
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    Job Shadowing Project The business that I chose for my Job Shadowing Project is actually the school that I attend to. I go to school at Brewster High School. The profession that my tenth grade art teacher Rochelle Kaplan chose is a great interest for me. So I chose to interview her. Mrs. Kaplan teaches photography and studio art. During her day she also teaches grades sixth and seventh creative art at Wells Middle School. Rochelle has many tasks and responsibilities being a teacher. The responsi...
  • Central Guinea Coast Region Art
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    The traditional art of Africa plays a major part in the African society. Most ceremonies and activities (such as singing, dancing, storytelling, ect.) can not function without visual art. It can also be used as an implement and insignia of rank or prestige, or have a religious significance. African art consists mainly of sculptures, paintings, fetishes, masks, figures, and decorative objects. Sculptures are considered to be the greatest achievement for African art. A majority of the sculptures a...

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