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This is a complex issue, and the answer depends on how broadly or, conversely, how specifically we define the juxtaposition of unrelated harmony and chromaticism. We'll use the broader approach and...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2019 4:25 am UTC

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Andrew Lloyd Weber's musical The Phantom of the Opera structurally consists of a prologue followed by two acts. The prologue is set in 1919, thirty-eight years after the main events of the play,...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2018 5:43 pm UTC

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Just as one traces one's ancestors and one's genetic history in order to know more about oneself, any one involved with the fine arts should have a background so that he/she can better understand...

Latest answer posted February 8, 2011 11:21 am UTC

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Scale is probably one of the most important elements of cartography and map analysis. It creates some amount of objectivity in the map and provides a reliable means of assessing the size or...

Latest answer posted February 4, 2016 2:52 am UTC

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Dry media and liquid media differ in fundamental aspects of application and intention of the artist. Dry media includes graphite, charcoal, and pastel, as well as colored pencils and various types...

Latest answer posted March 15, 2019 4:41 pm UTC

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With the Industrial Revolution musical instruments were greatly improved as mechanized keywork permitted musicians to play more difficult passages. For, they had a better range of keys that were...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2014 4:20 am UTC

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Raphael's great masterpiece "The School of Athens" is a reflection of Renaissance ideas in that it gives pride of place to pagan scholars. Traditionally, Western art was based on exclusively...

Latest answer posted December 8, 2019 6:36 am UTC

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Music is very representational of peoples emotions and feelings and has been over the course of history. People have written music to share their feelings, thoughts, and to tell stories. Blues...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2010 11:44 pm UTC

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To put a very complex subject in simple terms, dhvani is two things. It is the emotional meaning of poetry in the Pracina and Navina schools of poetry in Sanskrit. Dhvani is poetry that adopts the...

Latest answer posted May 29, 2013 2:23 am UTC

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Though Pollock started out as a comparatively conventional artist, he became world renowned in the 1950s as the leading painter of the abstract expressionist movement. He was the innovator of what...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2019 1:42 pm UTC

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Deconstruction is a mode of criticism that removes the object from any perceived meaning, whether that meaning is connected to artist, school, subject matter, era, or media. An advantage of...

Latest answer posted February 1, 2018 7:52 pm UTC

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The guiding principle of Van Gogh's Olive Trees with Yellow Sky and Sun is that of unity. This is achieved principally through two means: texture and color. Van Gogh uses similar brush strokes for...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2020 3:07 pm UTC

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The elements of drama are characters, setting, descriptions, dialogue, stage direction, and theme. These are the elements, without which one cannot have drama. Performance aesthetics refers to a...

Latest answer posted May 12, 2015 6:49 pm UTC

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That's an interesting question, and very subjective, because there are many possible answers and opinions. Some people would argue that art is essential to life, while others would say that it's...

Latest answer posted February 4, 2016 8:59 pm UTC

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There are no reliable sources of statistics on the percentage of ballet students who go on to become principal dancers- of either gender. Ballet is a highly competitive art and it is safe to say...

Latest answer posted January 31, 2016 12:11 am UTC

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Cross-cultural encounters between the people of Benin and Europeans, specifically the Portuguese, are displayed in a number of the Benin Bronzes. These bronze plaques and figures depict rulers and...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2019 5:23 pm UTC

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Raffaello Sanzio is the artist who is better known simply as Raphael. He lived from 1483 to 1520 in Italy. He was buried in the Pantheon because he requested that he should be buried there. Of...

Latest answer posted January 28, 2010 4:39 am UTC

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This is a very broad question! It's slightly difficult to answer without more context, but here's what I think you're looking for: When I think of the connection between art and politics in the...

Latest answer posted February 19, 2016 8:08 pm UTC

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CEZANNE 1. Paul Cézanne2. Born on 19 January, 1839, at Aix-en-Provence3. He studied law as his autocratic father wanted, but also took drawing lessons and realized that he desired to be an artist....

Latest answer posted June 29, 2014 6:16 am UTC

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One of the most commercially and critically successful of the so-called “Southern Rock” bands of the 1970s, Lyrnyrd Skynyrd recorded the phenomenally popular songs “Free Bird” and “Sweet Home...

Latest answer posted May 12, 2014 1:21 am UTC

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To answer this question, we first need to define what we mean by "contemporary" and "idealism." Many art historians define as contemporary any art created from the late 1960s onward. As for...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2018 9:58 pm UTC

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Theater must surely entertain. In conjunction, since Aristotle first wrote about the aesthetics of drama in Poetics, theater has been meant to educate on moral and other principles. Ibsen took the...

Latest answer posted March 3, 2012 9:54 am UTC

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This is an interesting question. I would say that the answer is yes and no. It all depends on how you define literature. If you define literature as a written piece of work, which most people do,...

Latest answer posted June 21, 2013 2:41 pm UTC

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Analytic and synthetic cubism are both types of cubism. Cubism is an art movement of the early twentieth century, considered by some to be the most influential art movement of that century. Art...

Latest answer posted September 3, 2019 4:15 pm UTC

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You might propose to use the art grant money to host a sculpture and/or natural sculpture contest in a public space, or in partnership with a local business (or businesses). The sculpture or art...

Latest answer posted November 4, 2012 4:26 pm UTC

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I was unfamiliar with the song so I did some preliminary research. I found the lyrics, and also found a video made with that song as the background. If you are unfamiliar also, I suggest you do the...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2008 7:45 pm UTC

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In his impressionist paintings such as Haystack at Sunset Monet attempted to capture his impression of the scene he was painting. He applied paint to his canvas in a rough, quick style to capture...

Latest answer posted August 27, 2011 6:58 am UTC

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The two methods of defining edges you have described in your question indicate two separate types of drawings, contour drawing and chiaroscuro drawing. A contour drawing is one that is...

Latest answer posted April 10, 2012 12:59 am UTC

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Hieratic scale is "the use of different sizes for powerful or holy figures and for ordinary people to indicate relative importance. The larger a figure, the greater their importance"...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2012 9:04 pm UTC

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Here are some ideas... The way he makes his mini films... the one design and the changing/erasing of it, is similar to some DaDa and Surrealist films by Man Ray and Salvador Dali. The manipulated...

Latest answer posted June 30, 2010 9:18 pm UTC

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The elusive nature of the painting, in terms of where its attraction lies, is a part of its allure. Indeed, I think that one of the most significant artistic elements about the painting is the...

Latest answer posted January 20, 2013 1:08 pm UTC

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While aesthetic preferences for naturalism are rooted in numerous aspects of Greek culture, artists’s ability to understand the human body was greatly facilitated by new developments in the study...

Latest answer posted March 23, 2019 6:49 pm UTC

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This is a fairly interesting topic. I would say that we could broaden the topic to include "popular music" with Classical music. If this can be done, the link below could be an excellent...

Latest answer posted March 7, 2010 9:21 pm UTC

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In Paul Fleischman's novel, Whirligig, teenager Brent Bishop travels around the United States building wooden whirligigs as restitution for killing a young woman in a car accident. In each of the...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2016 7:46 pm UTC

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The idea you have chosen would make an excellent basis for a thesis statement on this poem. Here are three possible ways you could phrase a thesis statement for a critical essay encompassing the...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2016 8:00 pm UTC

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I would love to see Michael Jackson, The Eagles, and Ozzie. I cannot think of anyone who is "popular" today that I would like to see. Music has simply changed too much (it does not seem to have the...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2012 7:44 am UTC

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The Guerrilla Girls is a group founded in 1985 in New York City with the aim of drawing attention to and fighting against sexism in the visual arts. In a play on the word "guerrilla," members wear...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2020 9:33 am UTC

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George is Lennie's caretaker, first and foremost. Based on an agreement with Lennie's Aunt Clara, George watches out for Lennie, who is severely mentally disabled yet overly physically strong....

Latest answer posted June 2, 2016 10:50 pm UTC

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Here are a few I've seen done and/or choreographed myself over the years: "Ascension." This was a conceptual marching band show I saw last year; the dance/movement/equipment book involved a lot of...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2020 9:16 pm UTC

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"Every Little Thing She Does is Magic" by the Police Though I've tried before to tell herOf the feelings I have for her in my heartEvery time that I come near herI just lose my nerve as I've done...

Latest answer posted May 16, 2012 11:09 pm UTC

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This is a hard question, because you first need to define art. The previous post defined art as: (1) creative, (2) pleasing the eye, (2) exciting the emotions. I don't know if I would agree with...

Latest answer posted November 14, 2009 9:10 am UTC

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At Knossos, Crete, the first palace was built around 1900 BCE on a previously settled site. This complex was destroyed, possibly by an earthquake, about 1700 BCE. The rebuilt, more elaborate...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2019 5:28 am UTC

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Among the myths, legends and uncertainties that surround Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa--the most famous painting in the world: The background of the painting was influenced by Chinese art....

Latest answer posted October 5, 2011 11:16 pm UTC

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Public art is on display for the people to see and appreciate. Public art can be used to celebrate past events or national heroes. Public art provides more accessible histories to tourists than...

Latest answer posted August 18, 2019 12:28 pm UTC

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The first and most obvious way in which the objects in the huge collection held at Hardwick Hall show the status and power enjoyed by Bess is by displaying her wealth. The panels showing the...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2020 3:24 pm UTC

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You know, when I was growing up in the 60s and 70s, we really only had one style to wear. Whatever was in style is what we wore. I'm sure there were people on the fringes and edges who flaunted...

Latest answer posted August 27, 2010 9:34 pm UTC

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Alliteration can be found in the line: "With our brothers we will share" Metaphor: The song is an extended metaphor respresenting the conflict between Heaven and Hell. Heaven: "Bout a kingdom on...

Latest answer posted March 1, 2009 11:54 am UTC

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Realism (1848-1900) followed Romanticism (1780-1850) in both the artistic world and the literary world. Realists were initially rejected by the art community because the art of the period spoke...

Latest answer posted June 16, 2012 7:31 pm UTC

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Leonardo de Vinci created the Mona Lisa. The Mona Lisa is an interesting painting because there have been many speculations by historians as to whom the model may have been but little proof. In...

Latest answer posted May 30, 2015 12:13 pm UTC

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In music terminology, an original score is music that is written for a specific film. An adapted score, on the other hand, is based on music that already exists. It is used to accompany a film, but...

Latest answer posted February 22, 2019 1:29 am UTC

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