medium/media (singular/plural) – The material with which an artist works such as ink, bronze, oil paint, or watercolor. montage – A composition made up of pictures or parts of pictures previously drawn, painted, or photographed. movement – The direction the viewer’s eyes take when looking at a work of art. Sometimes it
When screening The Portrait Bust, it is visible that lights and shadows help define the form. The presence of natural and museum provided light over the more faintly sculpted surfaces enhances the sculpture and presents the illusion of real skin and hair. Even though the sculpture is made of marble, the hair takes on a very lifelike appearance which illustrates the realism demanded by the Romans. It is extremely intricate and detail oriented when viewing the upper half of the bust, especially the hair. The eyes also make the
Jim Hodges work uses nontraditional materials in his installations. He infuses his materials with meaning and emotion. One of the themes he addresses through his work is a theme of materiality. A few examples of this are seen in the 3d sculptural exhibit And Still This (Figure 1) and You (Figure 2). Hodges uses a wide variety of materials from normal day to day materials such as photos and silk flowers to extreme materials such as gold.
In Cassatt's picture, the subject matter is a portrait. This is because she focuses on the facial features of the mother and the child. She also tries to show the observer their personality. While in Tanners’ piece the subject matter is narrative. Narrative subject matter is when the artist tries to tell a story about their piece.
Her images though softly outlined are graphic and veer towards mixed media art in places. Her focus lies on the portrait as her subject envelops the page. TECHNIQUES - Expresses it with contrasting portraits, spaces that are deconstructed and reassembled in kaleidoscopic collages. - Anna Higgie’s drawings cast as in-depth eye over the faces she portrays. - The
His Photography is usually edited in some way to enhance the look. This was done using paint, cutting and slicking the images. Goude’s photography ranges in appearance and style. Some images are normal flat imaged and very colourful. Where others have been cut and edited.
In 2005, Washington D.C., administrative judge Roy Pearson took some garments to Custom Cleaners to be altered. Pearson returned for the clothes days later to find that a pair of his pants had gone missing. He demanded that Jin and Soo Chung, who owned Custom Cleaners, pay $1,000 to replace the missing pants. The Chungs declined, claiming to have eventually found the missing pants. Pearson then claimed that the found pants were not his because they had cuffs, and sued the Chungs for $67 million.
In his unexpected ascent to the top of British politics luck and circumstance were incredibly important in helping him achieve his ambitious plans to show the nature of his genius: Following the split in the Conservative Party over the Repeal of the Corn Laws, the Conservatives lost almost all of their politically talented MPs, thus leading for the party to be labelled the “Stupid Party” due to their minimal political interest and concern for the well-being of their land. Even in the 1850’s when Derby did manage to form the first Conservative Government for almost ten years, their lack of expertise and political ability was still a major hindrance to how they could perform in office in satisfying the needs of the electorate. Although this disastrous period of impotence was awful for the party, it did no harm to
The Card Players is a series of oil paintings by the French Post-Impressionist artist Paul Cézanne. Painted during Cézanne's final period in the early 1890s, there are five paintings in the series. The versions vary in size and in the number of players depicted. Cézanne also completed numerous drawings and studies in preparation for The Card Players series. One version of The Card Players was sold in 2011 for a price variously estimated at between $250 million and $300 million, making it the most expensive work of art ever soldThe series is considered by critics to be a cornerstone of Cézanne's work during the early-to-mid 1890s period, as well as a "prelude" to his final years, when he painted some of his most acclaimed work.
A rising crisis all over the world, and especially in the U.S., is child identity theft. Somebody stole 9-year-old Kyle Shoemaker’s identity to open up two credit card accounts and an $18,000 line of credit. Identity thieves don’t care about age, race, or gender. They’ll do what it takes to make themselves happy. Statistics • The U.S. Federal Trade Commission received 250,854 identity theft complaints in 2010.