Arts Essays

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Engineering Drawings to Fine Art - Da Vinci
31st Mar 2021
Introduction: Venturing into the field of Fine Arts demands that the artist is ready to draft and develop ideas into an exploratory artwork as the final product. Experts in this field observe that the work of art is an iterative process meaning that it is not a diving feet-first affair, but a seamless process that will demand a series of sketches, brainstorming ideas and then drawing the artwork intended....

Developing a Brand in Contemporary Art
31st Mar 2021
Introduction: An artist develops and builds a brand, they become an artistic entrepreneur and their art work is their business (Artists Network Staff, 2018). They must develop a marketing plan and a business strategy, hence, the following:...

Contributions of African Arts on Global Justice
17th Mar 2021
Introduction: The main objective of this research is to explore the response of African Arts to diversity and global injustice in such a way to identify subtle differences and open up new possibilities....

House by Rachel Whiteread | Analysis
17th Mar 2021
Introduction: This essay will discuss some of the key ideas around one of the most famous sculptures made by an English artist Rachel Whiteread – the subjects of traces and memory....

Postmodernism in Art: Reaction and Resistance
17th Mar 2021
Introduction: In this essay, I’m aiming to explore and understand Postmodernism through the research of key practitioner Hal Foster to interpret and evaluate works by contemporary artists Cindy Sherman and Jo Spence and how their works relate to postmodernism as a key theme and example of postmodernism as a theory....

Biography and Impact of Pablo Picasso
11th Dec 2020
Introduction: Pablo Picasso was the most important and famous artist of the twentieth century. His paintings influenced much of art history. Pablo Picasso started off following in his fathers’ footsteps, as his father was also a painter....

Themes of Beauty in Victorian Art
7th Dec 2020
Introduction: In discussion of ‘beauty’ within Victorian artwork, it is first crucial to distinguish between the contemporary understanding of both the ‘subjective' and ‘objective'. This is an inherent discussion of the internal and external, the author and...

Visual and Contextual Analysis of Painting
7th Dec 2020
Introduction: Despite there being a substantial number of figures in this painting, the largest one immediately attracts the eye. The geometric shapes, specifically triangles, produced from his pose, further enhance the emphasis of his image by giving the...

Feminist Statements in The Dinner Party (1979) by Judy Chicago
24th Nov 2020
Introduction: Judy Chicago’s most famous and nationally recognised painting, entitled The Dinner Party, is one of the most powerful feminist statements of her time (Gerhard, 2013 ). During the 1970’s, Chicago facilitated in cultivating Feminist art...

Michelangelo Buonarroti: A Pioneer of the Renaissance
24th Nov 2020
Introduction: The Italian artist Michelangelo Buonarroti was skilled in the use of various media including painting, sculpting, and architecture. He had an incredible influence on artist throughout the world and is still a major influence on the artist of today....

Art Concept Article
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Journal entry for Readings This essay provides a very good understanding about Art and I found it very interesting. Art is basically a conceptual concept. In other words, it can be defined as a creati...

Consuming Television Adverts Essay
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: In the age where media inhabits numerous conduits for the production of culture it is difficult to imagine culture without its mediated form, from television and comic books to fashion and postcards, ...

Arts of the Renaissance Period Essay
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Introduction Some of the artists known for their work of art in the Renaissance period consist of Giovanni Bellini, Leonardo Da Vinci, Titian, Michelangelo and Raphael. The Renaissance was a time peri...

An Examination of Post-humanism and Body Obsoletion
18th May 2020
Introduction:  This paper will be discussing the ideas behind post-humanism and how it ties into Stelarc’s philosophy of the body and its obsoletion. The information presented will help locate any incon...

Themes of Art by Tracey Rose
18th May 2020
Introduction: Tracey Rose is a South African contemporary artist that gained recognition during the nineties, after graduating with her B.A in Fine Arts. [1] Her work is usually associated with conveying messa...

Statue of Kouros vs. Statue of Khafre
18th May 2020
Introduction: Human-statues have been made from a very long time, especially those of male figures. Statues of gods, kings, soldiers, martyrs, etc. We see it all the time. Anybody that is assumed to be of impo...

Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam
18th May 2020
Introduction:  According to “Ceiling.,” The Creation of Adam, painted by Michelangelo in 1511, is one of a series of Biblical images that illustrate important scenes from the Book of Genesis for the c...

A Critical Review of Ryoan-ji and Noji
18th May 2020
Introduction: A critical Review of Ryoan-ji and Noji Japans rich culture and strong connection with the land surrounding can be seen through the two sies, Ryoan-ji Temple and Noji Castle. These two ar...

Art History: Ancient to Gothic
18th May 2020
Introduction: The three objects I chose for this assignment are the Painted Chest from the Tomb of Tutankhamen, from the Ancient Egyptian period, the Marine-style Octopus Flask, from the Prehistoric Aegean per...

Edward Hopper, Ground Swell 1939 | Art Critique
18th May 2020
Introduction: When we look at art and the artists that either build them or they draw or whatever kind of art it is , there are so many people who look at it and judge it or just don’t even bother looking at...

Development of Country Houses into Exhibitions
18th May 2020
Introduction: 1.      The Long Gallery is a very important space in a country house. The purpose of it is to provide a large area for entertainment and exercises, as well as holdin...