Category: Art Essay

The Soviet Avant-Garde

The Soviet avant-garde is a set of modernist artistic movements of the 1910s-1930s. It was part of the European art and had some connections with. Moreover, it influenced art throughout the world.

Art in the Gilded Age

Running head: THE UPPER CLASS, ART, AND THE GILDED AGE 1 The American Upper Class and Their Tastes in Art in the Gilded Age The American Upper Class and Their Tastes in Art in the Gilded Age

American Museums

LOOTED AND STOLEN ARTS: THE ETHICAL DILEMMAS FOR AMERICAN MUSEUMS Among the ethical codes by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) version of 2013, Section 2 is the most applicable regulation in solving the ethical issues. Its sub-section 2.4 outlines how museums have to follow due diligence in acquiring collections by avoiding those with uncertain origins, illegal dealings, or unethically retrieved from the roots.

Exhibition Review

Running head: FIRE AND LIGHT EXHIBITION AT ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO 1 FIRE AND LIGHT EXHIBITION AT ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO 6 Fire and Light Exhibition at Art Gallery of Ontario

Harlem Renaissance

Abstract The paper analyses the art of African-American artists in the early years of the 20th century, particularly the art and poetry associated with the Harlem Renaissance. The paper generalizes themes common for the poetry, painting and architecture of Harlem Renaissance. The paper shows differences found in the work of various Harlem Renaissance painters covered … Continue reading Harlem Renaissance

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

Art Worksheet

A lot of memories that had been slumbering in me for a long time came alive right now in my heart. They are the memories of my mother when she was young and beautiful. When we were kids, all of us almost certainly wrote an essay on “The happiest day of my life”. Many preferred … Continue reading Art Worksheet

Global Art Scenes

1. The last half-decade has been tumultuous for the Los Angeles MoCA (Museum of Contemporary Art). Give a brief overview of MoCA’s history – when was it founded, what it was known for. Then, describe the key developments that have taken place between the fall of 2008 and the present. The Los Angeles MoCA was … Continue reading Global Art Scenes