Accent - Art

Art

  • Accent (art), an emphasis on a lighter portion of a drawing; where the light is hitting an object

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Weimar Culture - The Arts
... contributions in the fields of literature, art, architecture, music, dance, drama, and the new medium of the motion picture ... German visual art, music, and literature were all strongly influenced by German Expressionism at the start of the Weimar Republic ... Kirkus Reviews remarked upon how much Weimar art was political fiercely experimental, iconoclastic and left-leaning, spiritually hostile to big business and bourgeois society and ...
Nicolas Poussin - Works
... his life Poussin stood apart from the popular tendency toward the decorative in French art of his time ... of the Renaissance is coupled with conscious reference to the art of classical antiquity as the standard of excellence ... John on Patmos (1640), (Art Institute of Chicago) and Landscape with a Roman Road (1648), (Dulwich Picture Gallery) ...
Art, Class, and Value
... Art is sometimes perceived as belonging exclusively to higher social classes ... In this context, art is seen as an upper-class activity associated with wealth, the ability to purchase art, and the leisure required to pursue or enjoy it ... this view such vast collections of art are the preserve of the rich, of governments and wealthy organizations ...
Richard Meier - Works
... New York, 1976 The Atheneum, New Harmony, Indiana, 1979 High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 1983 Modern Art Wing Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa, 1984 Museum für angewandte Kunst ...
Post-Breton Surrealism
... Some art historians suggest that World War II effectively disbanded the movement ... However, art historian Sarane Alexandrian (1970) states, "the death of André Breton in 1966 marked the end of Surrealism as an organized movement." There have also ... The former curator of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Michael Bell, has called this style "veristic Surrealism", which depicts with meticulous clarity and great detail a world ...

Famous quotes containing the word art:

    Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
    Aristotle (384–322 B.C.)

    O wise and upright judge!
    How much more elder art thou than thy looks!
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    The finest works of art are those in which there is the least matter. The closer expression comes to thought, the more the word clings to the idea and disappears, the more beautiful the work of art.
    Gustave Flaubert (1821–1880)