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Art History

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This is your portal to information about historical works of visual art, its artists, and their contributions to society and culture. Ask questions and find answers in the following areas: Paleolithic, Neolithic, Egyptian, Mesopotamia, Persian Agean, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Celtic, Byzantine, Indian, Southest Asian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Islamic, Pre-Columbian, Inuit, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassiam, Romantic, Realism, Impressionism, Art Noveau, Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Abstraction, Dadaism, Surrealism, and Pop.
The beginning of modern photojournalism took place in 1925, inGermany. The event was the invention of the first 35 mm camera, theLeica. It was designed as a way to use surplus movie film, thenshot in the 35 mm format. Before this, a photo of professionalquality required bulky equipment; after this...
The world's largest canvas painting is The Big Picture displayed in New South Wales, Australia, painted by the artistAndo. It measures 100 meters X 12 meters.
Retro style is style that is consciously derivative or imitative oftrends, music, modes, fashions, or attitudes of the recent past,typically 15-20 years old. Therefore there is no set time period,as 'retro' simply refers to imitating a trend from the past.
It looks really nice for one. It is almost like an illusion andthose are really cool.
Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa and it is one of the mostfamous Paintings of all time. It is a painting of a woman who seemsto smile and display the feminine beauty of the women of her time.
Inspired by the Post-Impressionists, this art movement focused oncreating pieces using violent, contrasting colors while ignoringcolor harmonies and figure modeling
Neoclassicism featured a clean and linear style , a subdued palette, sculpted forms, shallow depth of background and fine draftsmanship . There was a need to seek the very best, to do the very best, to use ancient Greek and Roman models of goodness and purity. A carefully drawn line and a finely...
It helps us improve our relationship with the natural world:)-!!
Jacopo Robusti, (Tintoretto). Movement, Style, School or Period:. Mannerism, Venetian School. Date and Place of Birth:. 1519, Venice. http://arthistory.about.com/cs/namestt/p/tintoretto.htm
Romanticism was a style of art and literature that was popular inthe early 1800s. It focused on nature, originality and imagination,and the production of completely unique works
well there's the performing arts like drama, music etc. and there's also the arts in which take great amount of talent that people specialise in e.g. art.
So many Pop artists emerged simultaneously that I do not think it is possible to name four founding fathers.
De Stijl movement was influenced by Cubist painting as well as by the mysticism and the ideas about "ideal" geometric forms (such as the "perfect straight line") in the neoplatonic philosophy of mathematician M.H.J. Schoenmaekers.
Well i don't know look it up at WWW.Google.com and say what makes environmeantal art different from other art forms and here you go!
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Leonardo DaVinci painted and owned The Monalisa until his death, at which time it was sold to many different people.
The pastel medium was first mentioned by Leonardo da Vinci in 1495. Artists such as Maurice Quentin de La Tour and Rosalba Carriera have been using pastels to create masterpieces as far back as 1703.
Kandinsky painted the first abstract paintings in Munich, Germany, in 1910.
Quite a few. Difficult to say which are actually famous. Richard Hamilton, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Tom Wesselmann, Claus Oldenburg, are some of the best known.
Outdoors in the Seine area northwest of Paris.
The futurist artwork was based on mechanical things,movement,geometric shapes and sometimes horses
basically pop art is like an image which you draw it several times with different colours and effects... :P:P Answer 2: Click link below for facts instead of the above.nonsense.
They cannot tell us anymore.
In cubist artworks, objects are broken up, analyzed, and re-assembled in an abstracted form-instead of depicting objects from one viewpoint, the artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpoints to represent the subject in a greater context.
Leonardo da Vinci,. Picasso.
in 1972 and from then they wore it on and off but now they wear it at every concert
The question posted has several hidden aspects to it : the Just What collage was designed by John McHale who also provided the iconic image for the collage and he intended that the portrait on the wall had a dual reference: one to the original source of the image and another to a surrogatte image of...
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The development of photography in the late nineteenth century had a major impact on subsequent styles and subject matter in painting. But then so did the increasing production of synthetic pigment materials - making colours available to painters that in previous centuries had been prohibitively...
* masks (seen in Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon ). * wild animals (bulls and horned creatures similar to those found in African range). * colour (earth tones and natural colours)
Paul Éluard, Max Ernst, Salvador Dalí, Man Ray, Hans Arp, Georges Malkine, André Masson, Joan Miró, Marcel Duchamp and Yves Tanguy
Fauvism was preceded by the post-impressionists, primarily van Gogh and Gauguin.
Most of his works are screenprints.
They have not been counted as a group.
art which relies on moving pictures and videos
A painting by Claude Monet called Impression, Sunrise .
Jackson Pollock, Mark Tobey, and others.
A sculpture should be free standing. If it is not, it may be a relief: . relief: sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background .
the greek art and architecture expressed greek ideas of beauty and harmony.
arrt is a form of free expression there are no guide lines just do it
Romanticism can be seen as a reaction aganst Neoclassicism and academic painting.
The oldest painting are probably cave paintings by stone age man.
Some form of oil painting was used for the first time to createBuddhist paintings in India and China, but the technique didn'treally become popular until after the 15th Century, even becomingthe most popular painting technique during the later Middle Agesand the Renaissance.
The impressionist style of painting is characterized chiefly by concentration on the general impression produced by a scene or object and the use of unmixed primary colors and small brush strokes to simulate actual reflected light.
This subject existed as early as the Greek antiquity. Reinvented by Giorgione about 1500.
What is new in the 20th century is the abandonment of academic rules. The artist is completely free.
Impressionism was generally from 1860-1900 in France. Leonardo da Vinci painted the " Mona Lisa " from 1503 to 1506 in Italy.
Neoclassicism is based on going back to the classic ideas. There is a strong belief in liberty, fraternity and equality. Neoclassical thought keeps reoccurring, era's like the Enlightenment are examples of reoccurring classical ideas.
This panel, comissioned for the International Departure Hall at Jan Smuts Airport (now Oliver Tambo International Airport) in 1972 and which measured a massive 58 m x 6,5 m was completely and irreverently destroyed during the recent renovations to the airport. No attempts were made to dismantle and...
Most People enjoy 'pop art' since pop stands for popular. I personally don't really have an opinion on this. Hope this helps!!
Cézanne Cubism, Analytic Cubism, Synthetic Cubism. There are only these three.
Synthetic Cubism is a 20th century artistic style developed by the avant garde movement (artists who went against the traditional artistic styles). This cubism was developed by Pablo Picasso, Braque, and Gris. Basically, it is very similar to a college. Synthetic Cubism combines different textures,...
The art from the period 1700 to 1775 is often referred to asRococo. The art is a reaction to the preceding Baroque style thathad been so popular. Where Baroque art was grand, symmetrical, andserious in subject, Rococo art was fluid, graceful, and light insubject.
The artist depicted figures within settings that demonstrate the use of atmospheric perspective.
1. The material culture: these are what are referred to as the product of man ingenuity and industries for his survival e.g tools, craft, art, artifact, ornament etc 2. The non material culture: these are things that can not be seen but can be learnt through the process of specialisation e.g idea,...
the primary colours and he secondary colours which are on the colour wheel and the colours are.... primary colours: red, blue and yellow secondary colours: purple, pink and orange
The painting called "The Night Watch" is a 1682 painting by Rembrandt that depicts a Dutch militia. The painting's actual title in English would be " The Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq and Lieutenant Willem van Ruytenburch preparing to march out " and its colloquial name stems from it being...
Geometrical patterns usually have an error that occurs in the design. This is done so that the People of Islam know that their God, Allah is flawless . In Islamic art, they do not draw human figures or animals because they have been taught to worship only God. Their art work is made up of flowers...
Yes, Pablo Picasso did have children. He fathered four children inhis lifetime. His children's names are Paulo, Maya, Claude, andPaloma.
ideal, or perfect,figures.
Andy Warhall (think that is how you spell it)
Ancient Greece did use gold.
Art Art is not anything you think it is. Anyone is not an artist. Do not lie. Art was and is a rare phenomenon, and always will be. ACCEPT IT.
The Dalai Lama once said 'Hail Hitler!', this was widely shunned by the Buddhist community until the early 21st century when they came to sense and started the neonazi regime, under the guise 'enlightenment'. Today buddhists are seen as the eppicentre of hetrosexual rape and torment, thus appealing...
It means sculpture from the last 100 years.
Learning and the arts flourished in Medieval Europe due to the lovefor country of the Europeans. With patriotism, the Europeans builtbeautiful buildings made of attractive glass windows.
Naturalism is an "realism" movement. It's based on true life. Symbolism on the other hand delves more into feeling and spirituality. This is where you'll get people with wings and strange colors.
Commonly cave paintings would show great hunts that have happened within the tribe
He depicted his subjects in the manner that the two eyes separately view the same subject.
This is a fill-in-the-blank for the word "synthetic".