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  • Colors In The Painting
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    When I first looked at this painting, I thought to myself, 'It's boring. It's boring to look at. Why paint a picture of an empty bedroom?' However, once I started looking at all the elements, my mind changed. Van Gogh's use of line really gives depth and character to the piece. The first line that caught my eye was the line outlining the bottom of the bed. The strong stroke really gives you a sense of distance between the bottom of the frame and the floor. Had it been a thin line like those to d...
  • Painted Wall In Pompeii
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    Pompeii Pompeii is possibly the best-documented catastrophe in Antiquity. Because of it, we know now how the Pompeians lived because they left behind an extensive legacy of art, including monuments, sculptures and paintings. Pompeii lay on a plateau of ancient lava near the Bay of Naples in western Italy in a region called Campania, less than 1.6 kilometers from the foot of Mount Vesuvius. With the coast to the west and the Apennine Mountains to the East, Campania is a fertile plain, traversed b...
  • Extravagant Wall Paintings Zimrilim
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    Comparison of Babylonian Art vs. Egyptian Art Over the history of man, there have been many prosperous empires that ruled in different parts of the world. Babylon and Egypt are two of these empires that ruled almost 500 years apart, but had one thing in common, great artistic works. Wall paintings such as the Babylonian work Investiture of Zimrilim, and the Egyptian Queen Neferati Making an Offering to Isis are examples of the great works of their times. Both pieces are rich in meaning and backg...
  • Problem Lies In The Painted Wall Covering
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    The ancient Roman city of Pompeii was buried by a volcano in 79 AD. That should be enough to destroy any town, but the city's buildings were in fact protected by this coating of ash, and although it would never be inhabited again, it now bears witness to an incredible period of history. For thousands of years, the city lay virtually undisturbed, and protected from the elements and erosion. Excavations carried out over the last centuries have allowed the city to be once again buzzing with people,...
  • Wall Paintings Of The Royal Tombs
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    The decoration applied to the walls and ceilings of the royal tombs provided far more than a colourful patina, for the artists were in effect making an eternal world for the deceased king. The exigencies of tombs curtailed and hurried burials may have thwarted this goal on many occasions, but what the artists did achieve stands nonetheless among the greatest art of the ancient world. The process by which these decorations were achieved is quite well understood. In some cases, though not all, dra...
  • Moulding To Ones Walls
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    Walls can be protected and enhanced quite simply without the mess of paint, wallpaper, and tile, eat. Applying Moulding to ones walls today is very easy and comes in large variety of styles and materials. It also adds architectural interest and a finished look to the room, which conveniently hides settling cracks and nails. When customize with a treatment it will fit any decor. Types of moulding: . Architectural molding a. Made of polystyrene or polyurethane b. With large profiles that mimic the...
  • Great Meaning To The City Of Detroit
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    Art comes in many forms such as dance, sculptures, photography, architecture, graffiti, music and much more. What one person may see or think is art, someone may completely disagree. Going to a museum, you may find a painting that captures your eye. By looking at it, you may be able to understand its meaning. It maybe the answers to the questions that you " ve been looking for. It may take you out of life's misery for a second and give you peace of mind. This reminds of Sharky the dog from the c...
  • Purple Robe For A Painting
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    Henri Matisse "Purple Robe and Anemones" Henri Matisse, the leader of the Fauvist movement and master of aesthetic order, was born in Le Cateau-Cambresis in northern France on December 31, 1869. The son of a middle-class family, he studied and began to practice law. In 1890, however, while recovering slowly from an attack of appendicitis, his mother bought him a paint set and he became intrigued by the practice of painting. In 1892, having given up his law career, he went to Paris to study art f...
  • Simple And Modern Image Of The Painting
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    Specific colors were used in this painting, which are desaturized. There were no varieties of colors and the whole image carried a simple tone of environment. Boldness and smooth colors expressed an image of vague and abstract form. The shape of the jugs are mostly symetrical except for the large dark one in the center. The mouth area of the large jug seems to be attached to the pole of the wall. The sharp but bold curve at the tip of the mouth piece of the jug illustrates an image of a wave. Th...
  • Only If Walls Could Talk
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    "If Walls Could Talk" Oh only if walls could talk, just what would they say? Would they let us have the experience of a gay day? Or would a tale of old be told? Maybe even the suspense of a love story could unfold! Isn't it even possible for the events of a murder to be revealed? Or where a hidden treasure was secretly concealed? Imagine being a wall... Sometimes you would have to stare at nothing, nothing at all. While at other times you would have to bear living without love and tender care. C...

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