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James Mangold's romantic comedy Kate and Leopold would make an interesting basis for a discussion of Jethro Rothe-Kushel's contention that films are "stuck in an outdated paradigm that does not...

Latest answer posted November 29, 2022, 2:40 am (UTC)

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Andra Day’s song “Rise Up” is a song of understanding and encouragement for people going through hard times, including mental health issues. Let’s look at it in detail. The first verse presents a...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2022, 9:58 pm (UTC)

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Ed Sheeran’s song “Save Myself” certainly reflects the struggle of a person who is battling mental health difficulties. Let’s look at how this comes out in the song. The first verse talks about how...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2022, 4:24 pm (UTC)

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Depictions of the human body during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance differ due to religion and empirical knowledge. In the Middle Ages, the dominance of Christianity in the political and social...

Latest answer posted November 8, 2022, 7:22 pm (UTC)

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The statement "sonata form is exceptionally flexible and capable of endless variation" is certainly an accurate reading, as can be seen in the quantity of composers who have employed it, ranging...

Latest answer posted November 4, 2022, 8:33 pm (UTC)

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Death of Hector is an eighteenth-century painting by the Scottish artist Gavin Hamilton. It shows Achilles in his chariot after he has bound his slain enemy Hector's feet to it. Hector lies dead on...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2022, 7:48 pm (UTC)

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The nature of art and the feelings it produces are generally regarded as highly subjective questions. Nonetheless, there are areas of widespread agreement. A painting by Raphael or Poussin will be...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2022, 12:11 am (UTC)

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The first episode of the Ken Burns documentary Jazz features numerous musicians. This includes artists who helped develop jazz music as well as the genres which influenced the emergence of jazz...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2022, 10:03 pm (UTC)

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Filmmaker Ken Burns uses “Gumbo” as the title for the first episode of his documentary film Jazz because there are key ingredients that constitute gumbo—including a dark brown “roux” (oil and flour...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2022, 8:30 pm (UTC)

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The video in the YouTube link provided is “Gumbo,” episode 1 of the ten-part documentary film Jazz by Ken Burns. It originally aired on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) in 2001. This version is...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2022, 8:21 pm (UTC)

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In this first episode of "A History of Jazz," we learn about the origins and legends of jazz music. As you prepare your summary of the content of this video, you should pick out the high points of...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2022, 8:08 pm (UTC)

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This video, "The History of Jazz," presents the various styles of music that contributed to and grew out jazz. Let's look at some of these styles to get you started answering this question. You...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2022, 5:50 pm (UTC)

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A summary of the overall content of the video in a few sentences will center on the origins of jazz, its development, and its link to Black culture. The video starts by showing the many kinds of...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2022, 5:38 pm (UTC)

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The video in question here is "The History of Jazz," and it traces the development of jazz music in its many styles and forms. Let's review some of the artists featured in the video, for they are...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2022, 5:28 pm (UTC)

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The possibilities for making a mask that looks like a cupcake are as endless as your imagination. Perhaps the first step when planning your art project is to decide on which medium to make it from....

Latest answer posted September 13, 2022, 4:51 pm (UTC)

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To properly explain the sound and history of jazz music, you will need to discuss the genre's characteristics, history, major performers, and influence on the music world. Let's look at a few...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2022, 8:18 pm (UTC)

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Many seventeenth-century Dutch artists were Protestant and their religion did indeed affect their art, especially in their choice of subject matter and in their patronage. Let's look at this in...

Latest answer posted July 18, 2022, 8:54 pm (UTC)

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Veronese's 1573 trial by the Holy Tribunal says a lot about art in Venice during the counter-reformation. First, the painting on trial, Feast in the House of Levi, conjures images of the affluence...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2022, 5:18 pm (UTC)

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You might consider some of the following as key events relating to the development of reader response theory: 1926: C. S. Lewis wrote in a letter that "a poem unread is not a poem at all." In 1961,...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2022, 11:08 pm (UTC)

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Realism was a 19th century art movement. Its greatest proponent and advocate was Gustave Courbet. At the time, realism rejected Romanticism and high art, which prized aesthetic idealism in artistic...

Latest answer posted May 5, 2022, 6:57 pm (UTC)

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Yinka Shonibare’s art installation The Swing (after Fragonard) is a life-sized, three-dimensional adaptation of Fragonard's famous painting. Let’s look at some design elements and artistic...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2022, 7:10 pm (UTC)

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This is an interesting topic. From the information you provide, I am envisioning that your essay will answer the question of how the encounter between countries has shaped the production and...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2022, 11:08 am (UTC)

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Painting and the Visual Arts

In writing an essay about American art since European contact, each analyst will have their own perspective on what “the American experience” means, as well as how visual art conveys that...

Latest answer posted May 9, 2022, 7:28 am (UTC)

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To get you started on this question, let's compare the styles of Veronese's Triumph of Mordecai with Titian's Sapienza. Both artists painted in the styles of the High Renaissance and Mannerism. We...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2022, 5:12 pm (UTC)

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In Weimar Germany, artists linked exercise to the postwar body politic in their depictions of athletic bodies and people engaged in sport. Attention to specific sports was connected with the...

Latest answer posted May 2, 2022, 9:09 pm (UTC)

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Dance in Weimar Germany was often linked to a deliberate political statement even though it could also be a form of self-expression that indicated individualism and independence. Let's see how this...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2022, 12:26 am (UTC)

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When a painting, song, film, or book is meaningful, it gives us important insights into human nature and into ourselves, how we act and how we think and how we form relationships with other people....

Latest answer posted May 3, 2022, 7:43 pm (UTC)

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The grave goods present in burial traditions offer information about the political, social, religious, and economic aspects of the interred individual and the society of which they were part. A...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2022, 5:30 am (UTC)

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Mumford and Sons' “I Will Wait” and Chris Stapleton's “Starting Over” occupy musical traditions even as they express the personalities and styles of the songwriters and artists. Let's look at some...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2022, 7:32 pm (UTC)

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What one thought when they first saw these images will depend on the viewer. It is an opinion question, so make sure to focus on what comes to mind for you. There is no wrong answer. One could...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2022, 5:37 am (UTC)

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The lyrics of "Rocket Man" paint a powerful image of a lonely traveler feeling alienated from his family and the world around him. A literal reading of the lyrics tells the story of an astronaut...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2022, 6:11 am (UTC)

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In Germany in the 1920s, debates raged over the masculinization of women and the increasing expression of sexuality in new ways, and Jeanne Mammen made a vivid statement about this with her piece...

Latest answer posted April 28, 2022, 8:28 pm (UTC)

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When we carefully analyze this problem, we notice that three transpositions of the progression DFGA actually fit into the keys of C (counting the original progression), G, D, E♭, and A♭. Let's look...

Latest answer posted April 27, 2022, 2:46 pm (UTC)

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As you begin to think about composing your melody, let's review some terms to make sure you include everything required. Your melody must be eight measures long and in 3/4 or 4/4 time, so either...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2022, 1:48 pm (UTC)

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Metallica’s “The Unforgiven” chronicles the life of someone whose individuality and free will are suppressed throughout his life. The song begins with the infant being born and “quickly he’s...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2022, 2:06 am (UTC)

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Haarlem is a city in the Netherlands. St. Bavo’s Church was built in the 1470s as a Catholic church. The Dutch artist Pieter Saenredam, who lived from 1597 to 1665, did numerous drawings and...

Latest answer posted March 8, 2022, 10:27 pm (UTC)

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To help you determine the form of the fourth movement of Haydn's Symphony No. 102 in B-flat Major, we will examine your choices and look at some clues in the music that might reveal the correct...

Latest answer posted March 17, 2022, 3:39 pm (UTC)

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When we think about art having real-world applicability, we are referring to the “practical” applications and benefits of art apart from the cultivation of beauty. Let's look at a few real-world...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2022, 5:34 pm (UTC)

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Nauman's playful "Self-Portrait as a Fountain" rejects the tradition of high seriousness in male portraiture and sculpture in the Western art. The artwork, a photograph of the topless artist...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2022, 12:48 pm (UTC)

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Olivier Messiaen does indeed use more than one mode of limited transposition in many of his compositions, for this allowed him the freedom of expression he needed to communicate the colors of his...

Latest answer posted April 12, 2022, 6:48 pm (UTC)

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Donatello created two sculptures of David. The first was made of marble, and completed around 1409, while the second, far more celebrated figure was bronze and was sculpted around 1430. The bronze...

Latest answer posted April 11, 2022, 8:58 pm (UTC)

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What is communicated about eighteenth-century Japanese sexual and gender roles in Suzuki Harunobu’s woodcut Two Courtesans, Inside and Outside the Display Window relates to submissiveness and...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2022, 3:21 am (UTC)

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In this song, the speaker expresses his feelings of being victimized and emotionally hurt by his beloved. The speaker does this, first, through an extended metaphor in which he compares himself to...

Latest answer posted April 12, 2022, 11:59 am (UTC)

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Jeanne Mammen's 1928 piece She Represents depicts modern womanhood through a couple of signifiers. Unlike many women depicted in the art of the 1920s, the woman's clothing and posture are both...

Latest answer posted April 11, 2022, 5:42 pm (UTC)

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In Enter the Rice Cooker, Roger Shimomura blends traditional Japanese culture and contemporary culture to show the tension between them, symbolized in the rice cooker. Let's explore this in more...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2022, 12:47 am (UTC)

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In Woman with a Hat, Henri Matisse departs from traditions in both his use of color and in his stylistic choices. Let's look at this in more detail. The painting is an example of the style of...

Latest answer posted April 5, 2022, 12:21 am (UTC)

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The meaning of the sculpture of Jesus and Mary described in the essay by Dr. Nancy Ross suggests that the Röttgen Pietà is supposed to convey the idea that Jesus and Mary understood human pain and...

Latest answer posted April 5, 2022, 2:34 am (UTC)

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Diego Rivera deliberately fills his mural Allegory of California with ambiguity, for images of plenty and progress are placed side by side with images of destruction and illusion. Let's take a look...

Latest answer posted April 6, 2022, 12:23 am (UTC)

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Caillebotte's Paris Street; Rainy Day is an impressionist painting that is realistic in its brushstrokes. The strokes are clearly delineated although the scene takes place on a rainy day. The...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2022, 5:37 pm (UTC)

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Andrea Pozzo’s Glorification of St. Ignatius is a quadratura painting in Sant'Ignazio, a Jesuit church in Rome, Italy. It adorns the interior of the dome, the apse, and the ceiling. The painting is...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2022, 6:07 am (UTC)

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