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Question: Look at Mark Rothko’s Subway Scene. Analyse this painting in 300-400 words paying particular attention to the effects of tone, lighting and the use of perspective. You might wish also to talk about the arrangement of the figures and the implied position of the viewer.

Answer: In his painting Subway Scene, Mark Rothko uses a variety of artistic techniques to portray his perception of a subway in thirties...


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  • Subject: Creative Arts and Design
  • Course: Fine art
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 70%
  • Words: 448
  • Date submitted: January 26, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2008
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 341

Question: To what extent were Manet and the Impressionists 'painters of modern life'?

Answer: The new style of painting, which emerged in Paris in the second half of the 19th century, soon to be classed as...


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  • Subject: Fine art
  • Course: Fine art
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 63%
  • Words: 3006
  • Date submitted: March 06, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 927

Question: Unit 2 Art Journal

Answer: The project that we were given had 4 themes. I based my work on Natural Disasters. This links to the theme catastrophic...


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  • Subject: Creative Arts and Design
  • Course: Fine art
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 620
  • Date submitted: February 10, 2014
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5377

Question: Compare the conceptual framework and practices of Australian artists Del Kathryn Barton and Ben Quilty.

Answer: Introduction Del Kathryn Barton is an Australian Artist who is revered across the world as one of the best from the region....


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  • Subject: Creative Arts and Design
  • Course: Fine art
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 823
  • Date submitted: March 23, 2012
  • Date written: September, 2011
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4054

Question: Vincent Van Gogh.

Answer: In 1883 the painter Vincent Van Gogh was born in Groot, Zundert, Holland. His mother and father knew there was something different...


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  • Subject: Fine art
  • Course: Fine art
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1290
  • Date submitted: March 06, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 932

Question: Vincent Van Gogh. His Life And Works

Answer: The rapid evolution of a style characterized by canvases filled with swirling, bright colors depicting people and nature is the essence of...


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  • Subject: Fine art
  • Course: Fine art
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2620
  • Date submitted: March 06, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 931

Question: Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry night.”

Answer: In American history, many historians had revered the concept of frontier. One such historian is Frederick Jackson Turner, in his book “The...


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  • Subject: Fine art
  • Course: Fine art
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1109
  • Date submitted: March 06, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 930

Question: The primitivism advocated by Gauguin has had a lasting influence on modern art. It heralded a complete revolution in taste which began with the first exhibition of the Fauves in 1905. Assess the accuracy of this claim.

Answer: Paul Gauguin was born in 1849, the son of a radical journalist and a socialist mother. From his father he seemed to...


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  • Subject: Fine art
  • Course: Fine art
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1958
  • Date submitted: March 06, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 924

Question: Martin Jay contrasts Renaissance and Baroque approaches to visuality in his article ‘Scopic regimes of modernity’ (in Hal Foster, ed.,Vision and Visuality, Bay Press, 1988). Identify the central characteristics of both systems, and discuss how they apply to:
- School of Piero della Francesca, View of an Ideal City, c. 1470.
- Tiepolo, Apollo and the Four Continents (ceiling), 1752-3

Answer: Man loves to be entertained, to be stimulated, to be challenged. It is such characteristics that make the creative arts a medium...


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  • Subject: Fine art
  • Course: Fine art
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1374
  • Date submitted: March 06, 2009
  • Date written: May, 2004
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 915

Question: Discuss in response of either the Irish Artist or the Irish composer to European trends in one of the 18th, 19th or 20th century. Include reference to the life and works of at least an Irish Artist or one Irish composer in your answer.

Answer: Art is the creation of beautiful or significant things and throughout Ireland in the early 19th century, they were many artists that...


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  • Subject: Fine art
  • Course: Fine art
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2751
  • Date submitted: March 05, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 903

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