“Nude Woman Wearing Meat Packer’s Gloves” The Photo Book Artistic Criticism In the photo titled “Nude Woman Wearing Meat Packer’s Gloves” by Paul Outerbridge there is a naked woman sitting with excellent posture and she has meat packing gloves pressed against her body in ways to show her natural curves (Jeffrey, The Photo Book, 2000). After viewing this photograph I could not seem to get it out of my head. One of the first things I noticed was the cropping. The model’s face and slightly more of both arms were cropped, to this disturbing image of a woman piercing her own breast and abdomen with the sharp tips of meat packer's gloves. The second thing I thought was the artist captured the hard versus soft element of the theme.
Thomas Cole, a painter who founded of the Hudson River School, traveled to the Catskills in search of scenic views. One of Cole’s paintings caught John Trumbull, the president of the American Academy of the Fine Arts, eye and bought the painting. Trumbull quickly spread the word about the new young painter. More upper-class people of the art world started buying Cole’s paintings and within a few years Cole became the leader of an accomplished circle of landscape painters. Over the next 80 years, the Hudson River School grew to include about 100 painters!
Compassion can be a very strong emotion, because she also showed compassion for the animals, it makes the reader support her wanting to get all dogs and cats to be neutered even more. The use of compassion really shows that the writer is human and has human emotions, making the reader relate to her, as opposed to just stating that they are dying and that is sad. Susie O’Brien uses different persuasive language techniques including but not limited to photos, evidence and appealing to our sense of compassion. All these techniques combine to make a very persuasive article about compulsory pet neutering. With the combination of pictures making us doubt their fate, the facts to show us what is happening behind the scene and appealing to our compassion makes this piece very persuasive and
Bourgeois’s work of art moved me, I was even more enthralled when I read about her life and the process of creating her work - the love, emotions, life experiences that went into her art. When she exhibited her Personages for the first time she wanted them attached directly to gallery floor, not on pedestals, she wanted them arranged like a cocktail party with some close together and some alone since most of her work deals with physical closeness or isolation. Bourgeois wanted the gallery visitors to be able to walk among the pieces. Personages are simple, abstract figures, most of them between five and six feet tall, painted black, white or red, they suggest totems or African art. “For the record.
The painting I found on “The Metropolitan Museum of Art” named “Madame Georges Charpentier (née Marguérite-Louise Lemonnier, 1848–1904) and Her Children, Georgette-Berthe (1872–1945) and Paul-Émile-Charles (1875–1895)” (Met museum 2012) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. He was a famous French artist and also he was the leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. (Artble2012). This painting is the most representative for his impressionist style. I choose this painting because when the first time I saw this painting I was feel so warm and peace, also from this painting I seems to vision my mother and let me feel at home.
in Herrera 18). Kahlo would later owe her “marvelous” (qtd. in Herrera 20) childhood to her father’s influence. As a painter and photographer himself, Guillermo would be the first to spark his daughter’s interest in art. Kahlo accompanied her father to local parks, painting her surroundings in watercolor and sharing in her father’s “curiosity about, and passion for, all manifestations of nature” (Herrera 18).
The author of this quote speaks of the importance of imagination and the impact that, in turn it has on the surrounding world. As a person becomes more imaginative and creative in their lives, it also has great impact on their spirit and personality. In the novel Life of Pi by Yann Martel, the main character follows many different religions and by doing so has developed the imagination to believe that they are all true. Throughout the novel there are cases of people who fail to use their imagination, this gives them a life of disbelief and simplicity. The main character develops an alter ego in an animal form to justify his actions, which shows how people use their imagination to comfort their spirit.
“My mentor and greatest influence was Eugène Boudin, who was a genius landscape painter. I met Eugène in 1858 and worked with him in his studio for a few months. Did you know he was with me at the first Impressionist exhibit in 1874 (Biography.com)?” [Monet] “I have been influenced by many different people and cultures. Édouard Manet was most influential to me regarding Impressionism. I have had the pleasure of studying under great painters such as Louis Lamothe, Alfred Sisley, Berthe Morisot, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Camille Pissarro.
Undoubtedly hindering the path one must take, but furthermore teaching the lessons that help ease the ride. In other words to truly find yourself an individual must discover the track with the right hurdles that help lead to the final destination. In the short story “Fight Club” by Chuck Palahniuk, the author develops a character that uses masculine roles and violence to form his inner identity. The reader receives the emotions of being confused and of not knowing his purpose, the fight club servers the narrator a sense of belonging. It’s where everything makes sense, it does not matter who you are or where you come from.