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  • Representations Of Violence From A Male Perspective
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    The representation of violence exacted upon women in cinema is inextricable from being projected upon all women. To provide a scene that objectifies the female is to reduce the feminine form to its non-dual state, e. g., a sexual object providing a vessel for male gratification (hubris and sexual) rather then being defined by its duality of sentient and physical forms. Those who construct scenes of violence against women are bound to a moral responsibility to subjectify the woman's perspective, ...
  • Masaccio's Holy Trinity And Campin's Merode Altarpiece
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    Masaccio's Holy Trinity and Campin's Merode Altarpiece were both created during the same period, however their paintings show the influences of the Italian and northern styles, respectively, to bring forth new and different tools and methods of art. Masaccio's Holy Trinity does not have an emphasis on ornamentation and idealistic elegance of the International Style. Masaccio instead focuses on the naturalistic and humanistic view of the subject matter. Using the usual medium of fresco painting, ...
  • Painters Including Masaccio
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    Masaccio: Innovator of Perspective and Illusion Considered the greatest Florentine painter of the early 1400's, Masaccio is one of the most important figures of Western Art. Tommaso di ser Giovanni C assai di Simon Guide was born in 1401 and nicknamed Masaccio Careless Tom because of his attitude. He was apathetic to things like personal appearance and worldly materials, and was thus careless with his possessions. As a child, he concentrated more on his art instead of himself and what others tho...
  • Use Of Elongated Objects And Lines
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    Perspective is an important aspect in art work, used to make the piece appear more realistic and dramatic. Brunelleschi developed the theory of perspective as well as the three kinds that we have discussed; atmospheric, logical, and observed. Atmospheric perspective creates the illusion of depth with a gradual reduction in the brightness of color and detail in the distance of the painting. It is achieved by using less focus, along with bluer, lighter, and duller hues for the distant spaces and o...
  • Use Of Linear Perspective
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    Perspective, as used in the context of paintings and drawings, has been a device used by artists to provide the viewer with an interpretation as to the make up and / or meaning signified in a piece of art by way of use of artistic elements such as, color, contrast, shading, proportion, etc. Linear perspective as used in the context of paintings and drawings, is a device used by artists and designers as a method of adding a third dimension to two dimensional space by way of use of one, or multipl...
  • 2 Point Perspective
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    The early development of perspective Prior to the Renaissance artists were less concerned with the illusion of reality and more concerned with the content and symbolism of their work. The size of each element in the image related much more to its importance, rather than it's placement in a space. Artist unknown. Madonna and child. Notice how large the Madonna and child are compared to the rest of the image. Artist unknown. Garden Scene. Look at this image, examine its composition, how is perspec...
  • Perspectives Of The Characters Rita And Frank
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    The texts I have studied this year demonstrated many factors can influence people's perspective, especially the cultural background, time, generation gap and education. In Educating Rita, education and different backgrounds are the main factors which influence the perspectives of the characters Rita and Frank. The techniques such as verbal dialogue, literary reference and contrast are used to present the perspectives of them. In the opening, the statements of Rita about a picture, "it is very er...
  • Film Rabbit Proof Fence
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    Rabbit Proof Fence - Directed by Phillip Noyce (2001) The film Rabbit Proof Fence is reminiscent of a war story as the country has been invaded and taken over. The invaders are taking away the children and placing them in camps. Only three manage to escape on their epic journey home they must cross through enemy occupied territory, never knowing friend from foe. The movie Rabbit Proof Fence and the book The Stolen Children: their stories edited by Carmel Bird aims to impose its values and attitu...

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