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When you are studying any form of performance art, you are studying something that is embedded in a context. Without knowing something about that period and context, it is difficult to understand a...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2016 10:13 pm UTC

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There are a great many steps in making a viola, and much of the work is done only vaguely according to plans- the maker adjusts the exact size and shape and thickness of parts to what he sees and...

Latest answer posted March 30, 2009 5:16 pm UTC

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To effectively introduce a topic like this, it is very important to have particular examples in mind. You could certainly use your first sentence or two to introduce the topic on a broader level,...

Latest answer posted June 11, 2009 7:39 pm UTC

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There are many different ways to draw a realistic rose, and some general things to keep in mind when making a drawing look realistic are 1) how you shade an image to make it look three-dimensional...

Latest answer posted January 25, 2016 9:12 pm UTC

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Mozart's style helped define the Classical period of music. He adapted Baroque techniques, such as counterpoint, and integrated them into newly popularized genres of pieces. However, Mozart...

Latest answer posted October 21, 2019 12:14 am UTC

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A beautiful example of classical sacred music, St. Matthew's Passion (Matthäus-Passion, BMV 244), composed in 1727 by Johann Sebastian Bach, presents chapters 26 and 27 from the Gospel of Matthew...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2019 6:59 pm UTC

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Abstract Expressionism in the 50's. (Willem De Kooning, Jackson Pollack. Transitional artists: Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, who spanned the bridge between AE and Pop. Pop and Op Art in the...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2009 6:24 am UTC

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Egg tempera requires only three ingredients which are finely crushed, dry pigment, egg yolk, and water. To begin with, the yolk sac needs to be completely separated from the egg white. Once it is...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2010 10:53 am UTC

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Beckett once said that "we are born astride the grave." This sentiment is reflected in much of his work, where characters bemoan their existence, as they, and we, are bound to share the same fate,...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2011 3:25 am UTC

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Music was an oral tradition in the same way stories were an oral tradition, passed on by "song-starters" and storytellers with well practiced capacious memories. For "consistency and precision," it...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2013 2:59 am UTC

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1965, the United States bombs Vietnam, riots over civil rights for Blacks reach a fever pitch in this country. Malcolm X is killed and Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested for his civil rights work...

Latest answer posted January 13, 2009 11:22 am UTC

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The ancient Americans did remarkable pottery. Some very little of this decorative pottery has survived. The Anasazi did more than build cliff structures. I have attached a link with pictures of...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2012 11:57 pm UTC

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Thomas Hovenden (1840-1895) was an emigre to the United States in 1863, having been orphaned as a youth during the Irish potato famine. In New York he worked as an illustrator for Harper’s Magazine...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2020 6:53 pm UTC

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Irish nationalism deployed customs and traditions across a broad spectrum of political, social, and cultural fronts. Among the areas on which it drew were language, literature, material culture,...

Latest answer posted February 14, 2020 5:34 am UTC

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Lawren Harris was born in Ontario in 1885. His family was very well off. His father was partnered with Massey in the Massey-Harris farm machinery company. His father eventually sold his part of the...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2009 2:05 pm UTC

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A research carnival is the most informal type of academic symposium, less formal than a conference paper presentation or even a poster presentation. Research carnivals, unlike research...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2018 4:49 am UTC

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Fosse could be considered as one of the most talented artists in the modern setting. He was revolutionary in so many approaches in both film, dance, and his construction of art. There are...

Latest answer posted March 9, 2011 10:25 am UTC

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You can also consider etsy.com. I am actually also trying to break into the world of photography. Not to make a living, but just to bring in some extra income. There are millions of images online,...

Latest answer posted March 8, 2012 3:11 am UTC

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Watch the Olympics as the cameras go "backstage" and film the various athletes who wait their turns. While many engage in limbering exercise, they also listen to music, walk back and forth,...

Latest answer posted December 27, 2011 4:23 pm UTC

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1. The term "Classic" is used to delineate that the music is as an object, a design in sound. That is, the listener's attention should not be focused upon the composer's expression, but rather upon...

Latest answer posted June 22, 2014 4:45 am UTC

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Picasso was first influenced toward the field of art because his father was a Professor of Drawing. His father said that Picasso's skills were stronger than his own and urged his son to attend...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2012 6:43 am UTC

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War photography is an interesting art form because it is a combination of journalism and art. In one way, war photography allows civilians and elected officials to understand the realities of a war...

Latest answer posted February 29, 2016 7:15 pm UTC

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Art, in all its various forms, definitely has a big impact in the modern world. For example, parts of society that had found themselves treated badly and unfairly in the past were able to find a...

Latest answer posted January 8, 2020 7:58 am UTC

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College courses are more detailed, more advanced and more complex than High school or even junior college courses. Thus a student would need enough education to have been successful in high school...

Latest answer posted March 7, 2012 5:47 am UTC

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Isn't this going to be highly personal? The first thing that drew me to the image was the colors. The difference between the golden brown background and the green plants was interesting, but the...

Latest answer posted February 1, 2013 7:40 pm UTC

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There are, indeed, certain elements of Grant Woods's iconic painting that direct the viewer. First of all, the many vertical and horizontal lines generate eye movement from pitchfork to the coat...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2012 8:33 pm UTC

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"Art" describes such a diverse range of human activity and products that objectivity is certainly needed for effective evaluation of it. However, I agree with previous posters who mentioned that...

Latest answer posted March 7, 2012 5:36 am UTC

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As with all works of art, there are varied interpretations. Certainly, the motif of austerity is pronounced in Grant Woods's American Gothic. With the deprivation of color and dimension, along...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2012 9:17 pm UTC

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In a weaving, the warp is the set of threads that runs vertically. It is held stationary while the other threads are interwoven with it. Weaving is accomplished by lacing together two sets of...

Latest answer posted July 22, 2013 8:12 pm UTC

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I couldn’t disagree more. I believe that science is a demand for order; Art is a rage for chaos. There is a painting called “The Unnatural Battle of the Four Primal Elements” which celebrates...

Latest answer posted December 18, 2012 9:29 pm UTC

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In a weaving, the weft is the set of threads that runs horizontally. The weft is moved through the threads of the warp to create the piece of cloth. Weaving is accomplished by lacing together two...

Latest answer posted July 22, 2013 8:19 pm UTC

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Consider the following: 1.) There is no doubt that Calder's jewelry is art. However, if his jewelry was to be made available to the general public- sold in such places as J.C. Penney, Wal-Mart,...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2012 4:27 pm UTC

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