Subject Search for: Art History / Arts and Culture-Religion-Society
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1.1833 Some Hindu Aspects of the Buddhist Art of Gandhara.
8 pgs. 9 f/c. 6b.
Bibliography: 6 source(s) listed
Filename: 1833 Buddhist Art.doc
2.2114 Art Restoration and Anthropology - the Significance of Glazes and Varnishes.
This paper will address some of the practical and ethical issues pertaining to the restoration of Art. From here, the paper will discuss the frequency of varnish in the techniques used by artists of every culture prior to the invention of the usually more waterproof and resilient varnishing products that are now commonly used. In many cases, older varnishes permit decomposition to occur underneath as they change their consistency and color through long term exposure to the air. Without lapsing into a too scientific discussion, what actually happens will nonetheless be described with attention to several kinds of usual varnishes found in various painted surfaces. 12 pgs. 15 f/c. 12b.
Bibliography: 12 source(s) listed
Filename: 2114 Art Restoration Anthropology.doc
3.2279 Middle East/Herbs/Arts/Botanical Middle Eastern Arts: Continuity as Worship.
This paper looks at Middle Eastern arts and discusses their involvement with worship and their importance to the culture. 7.5 pgs. 7 f/c. 7b.
Bibliography: 7 source(s) listed
Filename: 2279 Middle Eastern Arts.doc
4.2312 A Colonial Man of Many Faces: Benjamin Franklin in 18th Century Portraiture.
This paper examines Benjamin Franklin in portraits such as Robert Feke 1746, Edward Fisher's 1763 Mezzotint, David Martin's portrait in 1767, Joseph Siffred Duplessis' portrait in 1778, and finally Charles Wilson Peale's portrait in 1785. The art is examined in all these paintings. 9.5 pgs. 4 f/c. 3b.
Bibliography: 3 source(s) listed
Filename: 2312 Benjamin Franklin Portraiture.doc
5.2408 The Bauhaus Revolution: Its Origins, Personalities and Vision.
This paper will argue that were it not for the revolutionary spirit fostered by the war, the revolution in design that the Bauhaus represented would never have come to fruition. 7.5 pgs. 11 f/c. 4b.
Bibliography: 4 source(s) listed
Filename: 2408 The Bauhaus Revolution.doc
6.3877 Neo Classicism - Its Origins in France 1760-1848.
This paper will explore the origins and manifestation of Neo Classicism in France in the period from 1760 to 1848. As will be seen, Neo Classicism exerted a profound influence not only on the art of France during this period, but also upon its culture and political theory. However, as will be seen, French Neo Classicism was significantly influenced by events that took place outside of France, such as the excavations at Pompeii and Herculaneum in Italy. While these discoveries contributed more to an interest in all things classical rather than to specific artistic or cultural occurrences in France at this time, they nonetheless suggest something of the transnational nature of the Neo Classical movement. 10 pgs. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Bibliography: 6 source(s) listed
Filename: 3877 Neo Classicism France.doc
7.3930 The Contributions of Eastlake and Merrifield to a Contemporary Understanding of 19th Century English Artists' Techniques.
Sir Charles Eastlake and Mrs. Merrifield added much, perhaps indirectly, to our knowledge of 19th century English artists' techniques. This paper examines their milieu, and how they gained interest in the painting that they wrote upon, along with their published contributions to fine art scholarship. Both authors are looked at in the light of a particular cultural and intellectual environment. 12pgs. Bibliography lists 7 sources.