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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.
%DETAILS% Answer I'm not sure exactly when but when I went to the Institute in the late 1970's for the first time in over 20 years they were gone. The furniture seemed to be disbursed all over the museum. I'm not sure but I think the changes were made to provide room for the collection of mod…
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Hello I can not answer this, however it is the same question I have, the one I have is in an orange blouse with the same discription, can u help me out please, thejonesteam2@yahoo.com
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the nautical star, a hipped roof too in colonial America women would use the balcony of these to "look out" for their husands at sea. also the north star, and a boat steering wheel thing. or a compass.
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View French Impressionist Paintings Across the Seine from The Louvre is the Musee d'Orsay. Formerly a train station during the early part of the 20th century, the Orsay was converted into a museum in 1986, and the bulk of its collections consist of pieces created between 1850 and 1914. On the f…
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Romanticism In literature and painting, Romanticism stressed the importance of feelings, imagination, self-expression and individual creativity. It also stressed originality in art and also genius (in a modern sense). Previously, the emphasis had been on reason, tradition and 'artistry' in the sen…
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Modernism is a cultural movement that generally includes the progressive art and architecture, music, literature and design which emerged in the decades before 1914. It was a movement of artists and designers who rebelled against late 19th century academic and historicity traditions, and embraced th…
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Differences Between Late Modernism and Post-Modernism Art "movements" are convenient, simplifying and distorted labels that attempt an historical account of art work. Modernism is generally agreed to have begun at the beginning of the 20th century with the advent of Fauvism (e.g. Matisse), Ex…
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Postmodernism is a term applied to a wide-ranging set of developments in critical theory, philosophy, architecture, art, literature, and culture, which are generally characterized as either emerging from, in reaction to, or superseding, modernism. An attitude or trend of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s,…
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Which Swinburne ? They are Henry, Julia & Edward. You will find those three on www.artvalue.com
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You're trying to turn them into some sub-human species. Narcissism just means that they are self absorbed. Technically, the term means "self love", but they are people, have aspirations, concerns, phobias and most even have a sense of humor. It is true, however, that many narcissists have difficul…
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The most Reproduced Image in the World - "Image" (as far as Art History is concerned) is the "Mona Lisa". Actual images such as the queen on a bank note, or a website's logo are reproduced far more often that a painting. However, since this question is listed as "Art History", the correct answer is …
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It is the 'Mona Lisa'.
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Impressionism A style of painting that originated in France about 1870. Paintings of casual subjects, often executed outdoors, using divided brush strokes to capture the mood of a particular moment as defined by the transitory effects of light and color. The first Impressionist exhibition was held i…
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Masaccio (1401 - 1428), born as Tommaso di Ser Giovanni di Simone, was known as a trailblazer of the Quattrocento period of the Italian Renaissance. His nickname was "Simple Tom" and he was also known as the "Father of Renaissance Painting" because he used the new approach in painting.
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How to Start Collecting Art 1) Get really good Art History Book 2) Get in town to look all Museums from inside really careful, beginning from Old Masters, Greeks and Romans, never mind it's not Contemporary, beauty, in fact has no time, thing is, Ancient art which is great may not fit your budget. …
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A streak of pessimism runs through much contemporary art and entertainment. Dystopian fiction was particularly popular in the 1960s, at the height of the Cold War.
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To say there is a "best" artist of cubism or any other type of art is very subjective. Obviously. Picasso was certainly a titan of art, and not just cubism. However, during his cubist phase, he shared the limelight with Georges Braque, who was equally skilled in cubist perspective, color, and form.…
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war in Europe in the 1940´s the armory show in New York at this time DeKooning Jackson Pollock Arshille Gorky Mark Rothko Clifford Still all helped by critic Clement Greenburg they developed European modernism\abstraction into Field painting & Action painting they were followed by Gus…
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On April 26, 1937 the defenseless little town of Guernica was bombed. This angered Picasso and he started to make lots of sketches, which led to the big painting of that name. It was exhibited in Paris in July 1937. This means three months' work.
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Mona Lisa and the Statue of David (I'm not sure those two belong on the list because one was a commissioned portrait and the other was a statue of a biblical character) I'd add these controversial paintings to the list: JMW Turner's "Slave Ship"; Jacques-Louis David's "The Death of Marat"; Goya's "…
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obviously Jay-z
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German Renaissance Painters The best known of them all is Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528). Hans Holbein the Younger (1492-1543) is also important, You might add Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1533) and Hans Baldung Grien (1485-1545)
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It's a style in art, architecture, and the decorative arts that flourished in Europe and North America from about 1750 to the early 1800s, marked by the emulation of Greco-Roman froms.
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Fauvism is a movement that was first shown in the 1905 Salon d'Automne in Paris. The Salon d'Automne was intended to exhibit works that were more cutting edge. The Salon was against the more conservative and traditional Salons in France. Fauvists (including Matisse, Vlaminck, and Derain) were exhibi…
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Baroque painting came in response to Renaissance Art. The Renaissance was focused on religious Mannerism, which consisted of flattened forms and complex compositions. Baroque art was heavily influenced by the Counter-reformation and thus more interested in dramatic scenes of saints and history paint…
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Pointillism is a style of painting in which small distinct dots of color create the impression of a wide selection of other colors and blending. The dots of color make an image when viewed from a further distance
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Chiaroscuro is a method for applying value to a two-dimensional piece of artwork to create the illusion of a three-dimensional solid form.For more information, see the related link.
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Some of the names and works which seem most widely known are: * Leonardo da Vinci via the Mona Lisa * Michaelangelo via The Sistine Chapel works * Jan van Eyck via the Arnolfini Portrait * Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night * Edvard Munch The Scream * Pablo Picasso Man with Guitar(popular with guitar pla…
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The art term "in the round" means that the art work can be looked at from all sides for example a sculpture
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im pretty sure its the photo of the flag being raised on iwo jima
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art which relies on moving pictures and videos
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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.
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To add the some of the characteristics of Art Nouveau's actual art on canvas is: -An artist should work on everything from architecture to furniture design so that art would become a part of everyday life. By making beauty and harmony a part of everyday life, artists make people's lives better. Thi…
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I would say Contemporary Art, fine arts, arts an crafts,etc. :)) Answer 2 The two classifications of art are Classical and Contemporary.
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The gods created art.(of greece)Probibly Uranus.
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J.M.W.Turner's work was a large source of inspiration for the Impressionism art movement. Though his work wasn't impressionist itself it's focus on light would became one of the features of impressionism.
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The oldest piece of sculpture known is called 'The Venus of Willendorf'. It is supposed to be about 25 000 years old.
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In Western art, Manet's 'Olympia' is one painting that was controversial in it's own time. This is a subjective answer because there will always be controversial art. Marcel Duchamp's 'Nude Descending a Staircase #2' was also very controversial when it was first shown in America at the Armory Show i…
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Answer Classical art dates back to as early as 500 B.C. during the rise of the Greek Empire. The Greeks celebrated the human figure through sculpture in highly naturalistic detail. This is one of the eras defining qualities. After the Romans conquered the Greeks they still regarded Greek cultur…
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Why is any history important? It allows for you to see patterns and breakthroughs with technology.
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Pre-historic art 30 000 BC Egyptian art 3 000 BCAncient Greek art 700 BCLeonardo da Vinci 1500 ADAnd just before Leonardo Florence was full of eminent artists 1400 - 1500 AD.Heard of Botticelli e.g.So the short answer is - NO!
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Ares in Greek mythology is painted as a violent fighter and most Gods tend to stay away from him. Mars, however, is portrayed more as a leader of legions in Rome; a role model. Still violent, yes, but not as rejected. It depends on the period, really. Early Greeks painted more than they sculpted, s…
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because without art, everything would just be plain. Art, is a creative way of expresing yourself.
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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 plann…
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abstract expressionism is a painting or a 3D object that does not represent a still life object  abstract expressionism is a painting or a 3D object that does not represent a still life object  Abstract expressionism is a mode of expression that springs from the most elemental urges and …
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Crows and ravens figure largely in pre-Christian faiths and practices, and folk art draws heavily on past beliefs and practices. An artist friend of mine is more pragmatic. Crows,she tells me, are just easier to draw and paint than multicolored birds.
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Answer The belief of impermanence is instrumental in the understanding of Buddhist traditions. Impermanence, the continually changing nature of all beings and objects, affects the view of self. Revealing the impermanence of the self raises questions concerning karma. "The doctrine of impermane…
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In the artworld "traditional" means items such as painting, sculpture, drawings using pen or ink, printmaking and the like. While 'nontraditional' would be any kind with little or no past history, like "Conceptual","Computer Art""Video Art" and like the like.
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Contemporary art COULD be used to mean art produced today, but museums which say they show contemporary art usually mean art produced after World War II.
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Art for me is any type or form of expression. Drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, poetry, music. Anything that you can do to express yourself or protray a meaning. Hope that helped!
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Modern art is art that fits into a period of time in the 20th century, usually divided into art before WW II and art after. Inclusive in this period are sub sections like Dadaism, Expressionism, Surrealism, Pop Art, and Cubism. Art produced currently is termed as Post-Modernism.
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the uncertainty and anxiety post ww1 influenced art and literature
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2D and 3D refer to the actual dimensions in a computer's workspace. 2D is 'flat', using the X & Y (horizontal and vertical) axis', the image has only two dimensions and if turned to the side becomes a line. 3D adds the 'Z' dimension. This third dimension allows for rotation and depth. It's essen…
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Jackson Pollock and Willem De Kooning
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Authors focused a little bit on feelings in literature, and emotions. They had human -like subjects. The invention of the printing press helped encourage people the read literature and authors to gain fame. the literature was a change from the old, and very different because of the information of di…
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Alessandro Mendini uses a mixture of different cultures and different forms of expression. He has created graphics, furniture, interiors, paintings, and architectures. He is a big force in Postmoderism.
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In Flanders early 15th century.
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Vitas plans to concert in the USA-hopefully soon. Keep watch at his official site for news on this.www.vitas.com.ruAlso, the official English language fan club: www.vitasvitas.comAnd the USA fan site: wwwvitasusa.com
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When you are asked the reasons why you want to further your study at your age, you should highlight what you intend to achieve. This may include progression in career or doing it as a hobby among other things.
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Actually, Dali was 10 years old, and the first painting he ever created was a little impressionistic landscape of Figueras, where he grew up. Even at his young age, his painting showed great sense of depth and perspective, which was astonishing considering the fact he had been untutored.
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Visuals arts encompasses a wide variety of observable arts such as painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, architectural design, and cinema.
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Art most likely originated out of a necessity for early man to more accurately express and convey his ideals and emotions. I believe that the first real substantial evidence of this theory was found In the 1940's. During the 1940's, a group of kids stumbled upon a large cave in France (Lascaux Cave)…
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Well, pop art started off as a new kind of art but grew into many things. For example many new-day designs for advertising and clothes, etc. Roy Liechtenstein and Andy Warhol wanted to use the world as it was, on the surface, not deep or emotional or existential as the Abstract expressionist painter…
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The Aztecs were very artistic. they wrote poems, played music and danced to tell the stories of their past. Stone sculptures and carvings usually depicted gods or religious stories. They also carved many masks.
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Ms.Lee-Sam Is the best teacher even do she fails everybody In the Middle Ages, art was restricted to Christian religious themes. Renaissance art questioned this limit and various concepts by rediscovering classical Roman and Greek art forms and subjects that were not necessarily Christian in natur…
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Refined linseed oil is preferred, but can be pricey. Try to buy it from hardware stores, not art materials stores, You should add just a few drops of turpentine, of which Portuguese is best.
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Art as such can be traced back to the Neanderthal period. Paintings of animals have been found in cave across the world and as yet archaeologist have not found anything that is supported by the same amount of evidence to show its beginnings prior to this
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It is depicting subject matters as they are seen in everyday life. examples are works of Rene Magritte, a Surrealist painter. just a note: Realism is often associated to Surrealism, as artists often depict realistic subject matters in illogical environments, to give a false perception of reality.
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Abstract art is unrelated to real things or thoughts and only represents itself. - Having an intellectual and affective artistic content that depends solely on intrinsic form rather than on narrative content or pictorial representation: abstract painting and sculpture.
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Mangling in art shows subjects or objects which are cut, lacerated, mutilated or hacked with repeated blows.
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I think the world has answered that question in so many ways. You look, listen, wear, smell, read, create, and appreciate art everyday in one way or another. they also help u get through diff. things
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Art is history. Passion. Life. Art is very important, no art means no beauty.
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Avant-garde is a French word meaning "vanguard" or "fore-guard" in military language. In science, it means "top of the art", and in art, indicates a style which seeks innovation.
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Bauhaus, was a school in Germany that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicized and taught. It operated from 1919 to 1933.
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Modernism was largely influenced by the Industrial age. Modernism includes all forms of art, music, literature and lifestyles in general and came about because people thought that these things were becoming outdated.
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Classical Art... its basically a classic. trying to create something classic.
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No, he did not. He did not think much of programs and theories, and yet André Breton said that Miró was the most surrealistic painter of them all.
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X-Ray Dog would be the most likely candidate, having made well over 2000 songs in over 40 albums and still in the process of making more. As they are not reliant on any one group of people, they will probably continue making songs indefinitely. Strangely, these albums are not available commercially…
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Founders included Hector Guimard, Eugene Grasset, Raoul Lachenal, Paul Bellot, Maurice Dufrene, and Emily Decoeur.
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pop start by a man called Franklin Moyo he was the greatest dancer /singer anyone had ever seen the greatest ever to be seen
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One of the most fascinating of the Netherlandish painters to viewers today (1450-1516), whose work depicts a world of fantastic imagination more often associated with medieval than Renaissance art. A superb colorist and technical virtuoso, Bosch spent his career in the town whose name he adopted, 's…
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Art can affect society in many different ways example like , people can express their feeling using art so , it can tern their negative feelings to positive and it can make them feel happy and proud about what they are doing also it can change their personalty and it will let them to run for there g…
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Renaissance art refers to paintings, sculptures and decorative arts that belong to the Renaissance period of European history. The period of the art was characterized by the transition from medieval to modern times. It is also known to have lasted between 1430 and 1530 AD.
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An entry level 2d animator will make about 30,000 dollars per year. Once they gain experience they can double that yearly salary.
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van gogh painted 864 paintings .. made 1037 drawings and schetches. plus 133 schetches from letters that he made and his graphic works total ,10 plus he made 150 water colours.. in total made just over 2194 life works. However there are different results for this question so you may wish to research…
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Answer Heading for Zen There appears to be a general move in art in the direction of abstraction. The idea is of catching the essence of the thing depicted. One place to look for this tendency is in architecture, where elements of one age -- classical columns, porticos, and so on become more stylise…
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Native American art brings out the soul and opens it wide from the paintings on hides to the baskets all is the most amazing art work.
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Art origanated from God, our Heavenly Father. Look around you! He used art to create the earth! Genisis 1:1"In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth." Everything around us is art and from God.~Breeanna~Or from a more scientific approach, art originated during the early Paleolithic age…
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Answer It was originally intended to by a literary movement, but painters soon realised that the ideas could be used in pictorial art.
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The Musée de la Tapisserie, Bayeux, Normandy, northern France. It used to be housed in the city's cathedral.
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In art, "perspective" is the viewpoint of the artist and the audience. Some art is made from an overhead perspective, such as a pictorial survey of a city; other art is made from a ground-level perspective or from a distance. There are also ways to distort the perspective and to deliberately incorpo…
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In art history, the term Modernism defines an era of art considered forward thinking and not interested in previous styles. Post-Modernism involves artists looking back and incorporating styles and icons in their own work (See Pop Art and Jasper John's use of the American flag).
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Baroque means 'absurd' or 'grotesque'. This term was used by people who thought that the forms of the classical buildings should never have been used in times after Greek and Roman periods. For, in baroque the classical forms were used, like in Renaissance and the mannerism. Actually, according to…
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