Category: Art Essay

Blood in the Gutter by Scott McCloud

Comics represent quite young yet popular genre in modern culture. It seems like there is nothing difficult in understanding comics, but Scott McCloud shows that under any set of still pictures, there is even more than one story: there is the whole world of human imagination. Understanding the text starts with understanding the title. We … Continue reading Blood in the Gutter by Scott McCloud

Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp was a French-American artist, known as one of the most influential figures who contributed to changing the course of art history in twentieth century. Working mostly in such styles as Cubism and Futurism, Duchamp was also an active member of the American Dada movement. The artist is also recognized for his original concept … Continue reading Marcel Duchamp

Barnett Newman

The History Of Art: Metaphysical Secrets Of Kazimir Malevich And Barnett Newman This paper will review the research conducted comparing the canvases of two completely different but greatly talented artists. It is referred to Kazimir Malevichs Woman with Pails: Dynamic Arrangement, 1912 and Barnett Newmans Via Heroicus Sublimus, 1950-51. These paintings are full of greatness … Continue reading Barnett Newman

‘Modern Times’ by Charles Chaplin

Film Analysis ‘Modern Times’ is black-and-white silent comedy directed, written and produced by Charles Spencer Chaplin in 1936. It is the last silent movie by Charlie Chaplin and his last appearance as a Tramp. Due to the specificity of the genre – black and white silent comedy, cardboards are quite common. ‘Modern Times’ opens with … Continue reading ‘Modern Times’ by Charles Chaplin