Monthly Archives: July 2010

Emakimono- Short Emaki

The Tale of Genji, Painted in 12th century Japan and credited to Murasaki Shikibu. Emakimono simply called “Emaki” is a horizontal illustrated narrative form created in 11th to 16th century Japan. Emakimono combines pictures, texts, and is drawn, painted, or stamped … Continue reading

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Young Modern Talent

The theme that I chose is more of a young modern talent theme. This theme invokes the modern technique and ideas applied to the field of paintings. The First Artist portrayed here is Jean-Michel Basquiat, who became an artist while still … Continue reading

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Aaron Douglas, Idylls of the Deep South, 1934

During the early 20th century, between 1920 and 1930 a movement of creative explosion in music and art came about in the art community in America. This African-American cultural movement was known at first “The New Negro Movement” and then … Continue reading

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Impressionism- love it, or hate it?

Impressionism, is major art movement that developed chiefly in France during the late 19th and early 20th century. Impressionist painting comprises of work produced between about 1867 and 1886 by a group of artists who shared a set of related … Continue reading

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