ART: Sixteenth Century, High Renaissance

In the Sixteenth century, mainly in Italy, there was much change, in religion. The dissatisfaction with the leadership and policies of the Roman Catholic Church led to the Protestant Reformation. Martin Luther and John Calvin led the Holy Roman Empire at this time. Some Catholics were worried about the sale of indulgences, nepotism, and high […]

The Banjo Lesson vs The Executions of the Third of May

Some people say, “Opposites attract.”Well, I would like to think “Opposites have a tendency to compliments each other.”My concept can be found true if you look at art. Just like basketball, the principles of design (of art) use quick and noticeable elements to create fast breaks that’ll (without you noticing) lead you into an alley-oop […]

Freud

Being the most influential men in psychology, Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung had both similarities and differences in their theories and insights. Although they shared many of the same beliefs like in dreams and their symbolism of the unconsciousness, and how the unconscious mind determines traits of personality. The majority of their work contradicted […]

The Ballet Russe

Dance, as we know it today, has evolved into a tremendously popular aesthetically pleasing form of entertainment. It merges with other forms of art to create one master piece, a sort of melting pot of art. Before the time of Diaghilev and the Ballet Russe, dancing was not nearly as exciting and stimulating to watch, […]

The Attentive Eye of Elliot Erwitt

The key to being a great photographer is to be able to see what no one else can.One must capture those poignant moments in life that speak for themselves and that carry multiple meanings, layered on top of one another.It is surely a great feat to be able to take pictures and turn them into […]

The Arts of Russia

The Arts play a large role in the expression of inner thoughts and beauty in life. From dance and music to art the concept of life is shown through the various ways in which we interpret it. The arts play a valued role in creating cultures and developing and documenting civilizations. Russia has been developing […]

frequency counter on Macbeth

Ambition (I) iii, 135-142 This quote is significant to our understanding of the play because these lines talk about how Macbeth is thinking ruthless thought which concern the death of Duncan and that his downfall and tragic flaw is his ambition. Order and Disorder (I) ii, 8-23 This quote describes the battle, which is disorder […]

The Artistic Gladiator

Art is defined in the Webster Dictionary as human ability to make things; creativity of man as distinguished from the world of nature (Webster's New World College Dictionary).Now when most people think of art or see a definition like that, they think of art that can be viewed in museums, such as: paintings, and sculptures, […]

The Art of Tattooing

Tattooing is a traditional art form spread over many cultures and societies.A tattoo is the marking of the skin with punctures into which pigment is rubbed. The word originates from the Tahitian tattau meaning to mark.Kings and commoners, sailors and prisoners, tribesmen and sweethearts all have shared one thing: the art of the tattoo.Evidence from […]

Freedom

Maya Angelou's "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" Maya Angelou uses a different prospective of being free and being caged in'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings".Instead of comparing people she compares a free bird and a caged bird.The title "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" seems to represent the feelings of being […]