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10 Jun 2021

Advertising Production For Television

Essay - 4 pages - Arts and art history

Ads give thanks, shower praise, confirm self-worth, answer prayers, express devotion, foster hope and inspire belief … In the end, we buy the advertising, not the product, because it promises something we want. This quote is somewhat true, as it is saying that adverts promise to make our...

23 Oct 2018

Analysis of the American musician, actor and composer Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard

Essay - 4 pages - Arts and art history

Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard, is an American musician, actor, and composer, who throughout six decades was the leading figure in the American musical stage. Together with other singers, Little Richard was at the root of the creation of such genres as rock-and-roll, and...

04 Jul 2017

Biography of Marcel Breuer

Essay - 9 pages - Arts and art history

Marcel Breuer, born May 1902 in Hungary, was a furniture designer, architect, and modernist. Breuer was among the most leading champions of the "International Style". Marcel Breuer concentrated on using new methods and newly advanced technology to generate an expressive art of an industrial era....

07 Sep 2016

The legacy of Elvis Presley

Essay - 2 pages - Arts and art history

When we think of Rock n' Roll, one of the first names to spring to mind is that of Elvis Presley. Elvis Presley, often referred to as the "King" of Rock n' Roll, is often credited for inventing this genre of music. By integrating various styles and genres of music, borrowing heavily from...

27 Jul 2016

Theador Adorno and the modern expression of art

Essay - 1 pages - Arts and art history

Theador Adorno held complicated theories about the meaning of art, and he was very critical about art's expression in popular culture. Unlike many of his contemporaries, Adorno took pop culture very seriously and believed that much can be understood about human psychology by analyzing what we see...

05 Jul 2016

M. Butterfly - Henry Hwang, 1988 - Homosexuality

Essay - 2 pages - Arts and art history

In M. Butterfly, by Henry Hwang, we are presented with a very complex character named Gallimard. Gallimard is homosexual, however he seems to be denying this fact to himself throughout his whole life. He has a very twisted view of the world, and he convinces himself that many of the actions he...

29 Mar 2016

Instrumental Music in the 13th and 14th Centuries

Essay - 4 pages - Arts and art history

Music has always been an essential part of religious, civic and political life around the world. The interchanging of ideas around the world led to major changes in the composition styles, methods of dissemination, musical genres and the growth and development of musical instruments. During the...

29 Mar 2016

Producing soft Rock music

Essay - 2 pages - Arts and art history

As a soft pop rock music producer, my music would combine Rock and Roll with some aspects from folk rock, meaning that it would be softer and more toned down than normal rock music. It would focus more on themes such as love, daily life as well as relationships. Soft rock came...

08 Feb 2016

Comparative Arts Design

Essay - 2 pages - Arts and art history

In this essay, we discuss contemporary art and how it has contributed in discussing about identity and diversity in the society. In the world of art, Identity is used a lot in describing the life of the moment the piece of work was made from the present time. Identity in art is viewed as...

08 Feb 2016

Monumental Artworks of the near East exhibit narrative significance

Essay - 3 pages - Arts and art history

Mythological narratives of the Ancient Near East have survived to modern day through inscriptions in clay, which was the work of artists of the ancient times. A review of the related literature, however, reveals that mythology was not a widespread language. Recording of mythological narratives,...

15 Sep 2015

Analysis of the "Taking Off Process" in Technical Drawings

Essay - 6 pages - Arts and art history

Taking off list happens to be a procedure for analysing of technical drawings as well as specifications for the identification of elements. The lists have to include each building element right from the largest to the smallest. Nowadays, the growth of computerised measurements as well as billing...

08 Sep 2015

Pointillism of a Sunday on La Grande Jatte

Essay - 2 pages - Arts and art history

Advancement in sciences during the 19th century were the genesis of changing theories on color as well as the manner in which individuals perceived it. Most chemists as well as physicists immersed themselves in the study of optical reception as well as the behavior of a human eye while responding...

24 Jul 2015

Comparison between Ancient Greece and Renaissance art

Essay - 2 pages - Arts and art history

Art allows individuals to express themselves as well as leave a legacy. Throughout history, we have witnessed several cultures preserve their legacy and represent their feelings through art. Ancient Greece is one example of this. The artists from this era have preserved their legacy while...

27 Sep 2011

In defense of Abstract Art

Essay - 2 pages - Arts and art history

It's possible to believe that people around the world love, hate, misunderstand, and criticize abstract art. More than likely the people who've come to hate and criticize probably have no art history knowledge or appreciation whatsoever. However, art critics and serious art collectors debate the...

12 Jul 2011

Analysis of 'The miracle of Christ healing the blind' by El Greco

Essay - 3 pages - Arts and art history

“The Miracle of Christ Healing the Blind” features in the European Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It was painted in approximately 1575-76 by the artist El Greco in oil on canvas and measures 47 x 57 ½”, an outstandingly large painting. It illustrates...

28 Jun 2011

'The Second Shepherd's Play' - A comment

Essay - 4 pages - Arts and art history

Religion has always had a major influence in all aspects of human culture. This can be seen in many different forums from education to social norms to entire governments: Art, in particular, has been deeply affected by religious ideals. In order to see the role religion plays upon an aspect of...

09 Jun 2011

The value of Blues in the face of Oppression: Ma' Rainey

Essay - 4 pages - Arts and art history

In 1927, Duke Ellington and Louis Armstong began their careers. Armstrong's start was in Chicago. The setting for August Wilson's play, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, also happened to be in 1927, and in the city of Chicago. During this time the commercial and economic value of African-American art,...

08 Jun 2011

Pho Pasteur: Drawing in Emersonians and Bostonians

Essay - 3 pages - Arts and art history

It is quite popular among various social groups to have a favorite place to go for gastronomical options. A spot that encapsulates a comforting and familiar atmosphere, and that provides cuisine that is enjoyed and loved by those who flock to it. In Boston, it seems that there would be an endless...

08 Jun 2011

Global Festivals: An Overview

Essay - 5 pages - Arts and art history

In today's contemporary times, music festivals are held on every continent, except Antarctica. These numerous festivals that take place across the globe each year, are illustrations of cultural identity, in the host country, and in the collection of foreign artists participating in...

03 Feb 2011

A historiography of the net.art

Essay - 4 pages - Arts and art history

The historiography of an event, phenomenon or a novel can be defined as the examination of different discourses and diverse modes of writing history. Therefore, we must first, examine the design of the history and methodology. Today, historiography is characterized by a rapid methodology...

29 Sep 2010

The emergence of Al-Jazeera in the Middle East

Essay - 2 pages - Arts and art history

Olfa Lamloul, in her book entitled Al-Jazeera, Defiant and Ambiguous Mirror of the Arab World wrote, ‘The short history of the disrespectful Arabic channel Al-Jazeera, broadcast from the emirate of Qatar,provides valuable reference points in the maze of Middle Eastern issues in the post-Cold...

29 Sep 2010

What image of the ' native ' population does Delacroix's 1834 Femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement present, and how did Picasso revisit this painting in 1954?

Essay - 5 pages - Arts and art history

Delacroix painted Femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement in 1834 after he was back from his journey in Morocco and Algeria which had profoundly influenced him,. In 1954, after having revisited many painters such as Velasquez or Monet, Picasso decided to revisit Delacroix's Femmes...

29 Sep 2010

In what way does Romanticism challenge the aesthetic values of Neoclassicism?

Essay - 4 pages - Arts and art history

At a time when the ideal of enlightment dominated in European cultural life, Rousseau was the only philosopher to enhance the significance of individual experiment and the need for nature in the education of young boys. Nature is elevated to a moral guide, a source of innocence and timeless...

29 Sep 2010

Women with the Hat, Henri Matisse, 1905

Essay - 3 pages - Arts and art history

This paper analyzes the extent to which the artwork, by virtue of the painting technique used, has an impact on the reaction of its audience, and the artistic context in which it was created. Imagine a woman looking at someone. She is seated, with her face turned towards the audience. She seems...

29 Sep 2010

Avedon and Evans - Portraits of the Country

Essay - 3 pages - Arts and art history

Walker Evans (1903-1975) is often said to the best American documentary photographer of the century. His most important and famous work was his depiction of American rural life during the Great Depression. Commissioned by the Farm Security Administration (FSA) in 1935, he meticulously documented...

29 Sep 2010

From the 17th century to today, to what extend is French opera a "product" of French politics?

Essay - 4 pages - Arts and art history

Opera is a musical form of art in which the text is often sung. The singers enact the drama on stage, with costumes and other visual elements like dancing or a play of lights. Though it is often considered that opera was born in Italy around 1600, but even if Mazarin tried to import it to France...

29 Sep 2010

The history of the Blues music: creation, evolution and diffusion in the world

Essay - 2 pages - Arts and art history

The revolution started when the Germans arrived in America. They already had many slaves, but they still subjugated hundreds of Africans present in the country, so that these men also became slaves. In the 19th century, in the South of the United States, one could hear the cries which the...

29 Sep 2010

The Clash between Politics and Music: Joe Strummer's Songs in Thatcher England

Essay - 10 pages - Arts and art history

Today it only sounds like stating the obvious to say that the importance of popular music as a means of building one's identity has indubitably been shaping the so-called counter-culture of the second half of the twentieth century. Indeed, in this consumerist society, classical music has...

29 Sep 2010

The image of women in painting

Essay - 5 pages - Arts and art history

In order to study the image of women in painting as reflecting changes in political and social context, I have chosen three works of art by three different artists, from three different periods. I will study these paintings in their historical context as a mirror of the evolutions of values. The...

29 Sep 2010

Orientalism in French painting in the first part of the 19th century through Women of Algiers in their apartment by Delacroix

Essay - 5 pages - Arts and art history

I have chosen to focus on ?Women of Algiers in their apartment' (1834) by Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863). He is usually considered the most important French romantic painter. His romantic mood led him to dream of the Orient (thanks to poems by Byron) before traveling in North Africa, in search...