A door is featured in the coat-of-arms the family acquired. Albrecht Dürer the Younger later changed "Türer", his father's diction of the family's surname, to "Dürer", to adapt to the local Nuremberg dialect. Albrecht Dürer the Elder married Barbara Holper, the daughter of his master, when he himself became a master in 1467.  Dürer's godfather was Anton Koberger, who left goldsmithing to become a printer and publisher in the year of Dürer's birth and quickly became the most successful publisher in Germany, eventually owning twenty-four printing-presses and having many offices in Germany and abroad. Koberger's most famous publication was the Nuremberg Chronicle, published in 1493 in German and Latin editions.
Contemporaries reacted to the work of Beethoven by using the word "masterpiece" repeatedly and praising its "originality." But it took even Beethoven some time to become BEETHOVEN, symphonic master and role model. The idea of dividing his career into three stages began during his lifetime and has never been abandoned. The First Symphony dates, of course, from his early, "Classical" era. More precisely, it comes from late in his first period, just a year or two before the personal crisis brought about by Beethoven’s gradual loss of hearing that is so powerfully reflected in the "Heiligenstadt Testament" and the "Eroica" Symphony.
Louis the 14th was a very powerful king that had many positive influences over the country of France. As absolute monarch, Louis the 14th had an incredible strategy for ruling and improving his county, making him noteworthy of the title as the greatest king in the history of his country. Louis was able to increase France’s economy by producing its own goods to trade with other countries, as opposed to purchasing goods from other places, which proves to be more costly. In addition to that, he assembled the most advanced army in Europe at that time. Interestingly, Louis became a patron of the arts, and greatly shaped France’s culture by emphasizing the importance of art and theater, climaxing with the Palace at Versailles.
This man was Adolf Hitler. “Mein Kampf”, an outline of Hitler’s ideologies pre-World War II never makes its way into the conversation though. When the Germans lost World War I and had many sanctions placed on them, how was it possible this book was able to survive? Mein Kampf could have served as a warning to what followed Born April 20, 1889 in Branu am inn, Austria, Adolf Hitler was the 4th child of six to Alois Hitler and Klara Polzl. In 1892, the family immigrated to Germany.
When I looked at the date when this was created I immediately guessed that he might have been a student of Giotto di Bondone. I thought this because I learned that Giotto was the most influential western artist of all time. He was a master of the International Gothic style which basically combined Byzantine and northern European art. Perhaps
Laura Mulvey’s essay “ A Phantasmagoria of the Female Body: The work Of Cindy Sherman” focuses on Cindy Sherman’s important influence in contemporary art. In her essay Mulvey states that Sherman’s work progresses to show the development of maturity, and changed style of feminism from the initial state to its very end. Mulvey then goes to state how Sherman’s work demonstrated the vital turning point for women artist in the era of the feminist movement during the 1970’s. Sherman began her work during the early 1970’s during a time where art was becoming more encouraged among women, as a way to develop personal art that dealt with their stories, bodies, and their relationships. Mulvey categorizes Sherman’s usage of femininity in her artwork as an appearance in which the insistent sexualization of woman is integrated into a style of respectability.
Albert speer essay Albert Speer was born on the 19th of March 1905, In Mannheim, a German Industrial city near the French border. Albert was born into an upper class family, better known as haute bourgeoisie, whereby his family was amongst the wealthiest in the city. In 1923, Albert passed his arbiter examinations and received the top grade in mathematics which essentially gave him strong reason to consider a career as a mathematician but alternatively, he was persuaded by his father to study architecture, being the third generation in his family to do so. Due to the hyperinflation crisis of 1923, Speer was forced to attend the less elite institute of technology in nearby Karlsruhe, rather than one in Munich or Berlin. Despite this, by the following spring, the hyperinflation crisis had eased and Speer was able to transfer to the institute of technology in Munich and then again on to one in Berlin.
Wenzel Lowe Period 3 Erwin Schrodinger Erwin Schrodinger was a physicist known for winning a Nobel Peace Prize from his wave equation and his paradox Schrodinger's Cat. Though not as famous as other scientists such as Nikola Tesla or Albert Einstein, he still proved to be a large contributor to the theoretical world of physics and science. On August 12, 1887 in Vienna, Austria, a chemistry professor birthed a soon to be known physicist, Erwin Schrodinger. As he grew, he was home-schooled by his parents and several tutors, stopping at the age of 11. Seeing that Schrodinger was intellectual, he went to a university preparatory school.
Karl Von Frisch -The Waggle dance “The bee's life is like a magic well: the more you draw from it, the more it fills with water” quote Karl Von Frisch. Karl von Frisch (20 November 1886 – 12 June 1982) was the son of a surgeon Anton Ritter von Frisch and Marie, née Exner (mother). He was the youngest of four sons, all university professors. He studied in Vienna and in Munich, initially in the area of medicine but later turning to the natural sciences. He received his doctorate in 1910 and in the same year started work as an assistant in the zoology department of Munich University.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn Born on July 15, 1606; Rembrandt Van Rijn was a Dutch renaissance, baroque artist and etcher, considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European history of art. He died in 1969 as one of the most important painters in Dutch history, his contributions to art came in a period that historians call the “Dutch Golden Age”. Rembrandt’s youthful successes and his later bankruptcy are both reflected in all his portraits, in which his earlier self-portraits portray him in a wealthy setting. He also influenced and inspired the style of many other later artists and spent 20 years teaching nearly every important Dutch painter. The majority of Rembrandt’s portraits and illustrations were scenes from the Bible as well as his knowledge of specific text, his assimilation of classical composition, and observations of Amsterdam’s Jewish population.