Compare and Contrast Essay

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Compare and Contrast Essay By definition; love is a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person. Love can be interrupted in many ways. Were we ever taught love or is it just a natural feeling towards a person? Some say you'll know the meaning of love when you fall in love, yet some don't believe in love at all.
The sculpture “LOVE” created by Robert Indiana and the sculpture “The Kiss” made by Auguste Rodin both share some of the same meanings behind the art work (Indianapolis Museum of Art) (Rodin's The Kiss Sculpture). A major similarity between the two is love; which attracts and speaks to people all around the world. Although they are spoken in different ways, they both have the idea of making love. Whether it be
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This piece is also an abstract form of art and more modern the color is red and has a feeling of happiness and joy and you have the urge to feel love just by seeing it so large and up front. “LOVE” has always been placed out in the open demanding attention from a lot of people to see. “The Kiss” is more of a classic form of art and has been placed in more private areas. Although it has a distressing grey color “The Kiss” has more depth; the feeling of intimacy is strong and makes a statement.
There are both similarities and differences in “The Kiss” and “LOVE”. The emotion and meaning behind both are incredible, it shows and understands the meanings of love, lust, joy, and intimacy. Love can either be spelt out or expressed by action and is what both pieces show. Love can be interrupted in many ways, but there always has to be a kiss in love.

Works Cited

1.) "Love | Indianapolis Museum of Art." Love | Indianapolis Museum of Art. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2012. <http://www.imamuseum.org/art/collections/artwork/love-robert-indiana>. 2.) Mr. Peterson. "Kiss vs Love." Scottsdale. 8 Oct. 1012. Lecture. 3.) "Rodin's The Kiss Sculpture." Rodin's The Kiss Sculpture. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2012.

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