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Art History/Classics Library - Art History Resources

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Images of Women in Ancient Art Courses in the history of art provide the student with an understanding of art and architecture in a cultural context. The student will be introduced to the means by which art can be critically observed, intelligently analyzed and knowledgeably discussed. ARTH 115, Survey of Art History I, and ARTH 116, Survey of Art History II, provide a survey of art from prehistoric times to the present and are the prerequisites to most upper level courses. Students considering majoring in art history should plan to complete ARTH 115 and ARTH 116 by the end of their sophomore year. For any student contemplating graduate study or a career in which a knowledge of the history of art is essential (for example, work in museums or galleries, and in auction houses), a reading knowledge of at least one of the following languages is strongly recommended: French, German, Italian or Spanish (depending on area of interest).

Conceptual Art First published Thu Jun 7, 2007 The philosophy of art has confronted myriad issues relating to an equally diverse subject matter. From primeval painting to postmodern poetry, and from the problem of how music can convey emotion to that of nature of the existence of fictional characters, the whole spectrum of artistic activity has been considered by philosophers of art, and the questions they have sought to answer extend far into neighbouring philosophical realms and beyond. 1. 1.1 Introduction Few artistic movements are surrounded by so much debate and controversy as conceptual art. This divisive character is, however, far from accidental. The first difficulty that a philosophical investigation of conceptual art encounters has to do with isolating the object of examination, or at least the category of objects under scrutiny. [i]t is not at all clear where the boundaries of ‘conceptual art’ are to be drawn, which artists and which works to include. 1.3 Artistic Media 1.4 Art as Idea 2. 3.

:::::: carnovsky :::::: - StumbleUpon RGB Color est e pluribus unus RGB is a work about the exploration of the “surface’s deepness”. RGB designs create surfaces that mutate and interact with different chromatic stimulus. See the Wallpapers collections available: Strawberige: the back story (part 1) Female Nudeby Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1807 In the Stillness by Bryce Cameron Liston Nude in front of a mirrorby Serge Ivanoff, 1945 Nude with Calla Lilies by Diego Rivera, 1944 Nude in a Chair by Pierre Auguste Renoir Denial by Colette Calascione, 2004 Nudo seduto di schiena by Felice Casorati, 1930 Mutus Liberby Dino Valls, 1996 The Bather of Valpinconby Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1808 La Grande Odalisqueby Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, 1814 Odalisque by Jules Joseph Lefebvre, 1874 Nude Woman Holding a Mirror by Francisco Goya, 1796-97 Gala Nude From BehindLooking in an Invisible Mirrorby Salvador Dalí, 1960 Sitting Nude on Chair by Georges Lemmen, c.1910 Sitting Nude with Cushionsby August Macke, 1911 Sea Serpents IV by Gustav Klimt, 1907 Blue Nude by Pablo Picasso, 1902 Back of a Nude by Chase William Merritt, 1888

Fenhuan - One of the Ten Most Beautiful Towns in China | China Photos Pictures - StumbleUpon By Saif on March 12, 2011 Fenhuan considered one of the 10 most beautiful cities in China. The city was founded during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Originally the town was inhabited by soldiers sent to subdue the local Miao people. Check out the pictures given below. 29 Photos The old city walls On these boats in the warmer weather rolled tourists. The Chinese have no respect for washing machines, but everywhere there is a centrifuge for spinning. This woman is resistant to all weather, all day sitting at a Buddhist temple. the local means of transportation through the narrow streets. Via: vizaviz Ten Must-See Art Documentaries | Art School Guide - StumbleUpon Illustrating with Thread and Pins & Illusion & The Most Amazing Creations in Art, Photography, Design, and Video. - StumbleUpon The images within post are from various art installations and projects by Debbie Smyth. View more of the artist’s work at her blog. Notes about Smyth (from bio published at New British Artists): Debbie Smyth graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Contemporary Textiles in 2008. She has exhibited widely since then, selling her work to the public as well as being commissioned for a number of corporate projects from the New York Times to the Dorchester.Her playful yet sophisticated artworks are created by stretching a network of threads between accurately plotted pins. Artwork © Debbie Smyth Link via Designaside

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