Landscape Analysis and Art Appreciation Essay

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We recently visited three different Museums the Titanic in Pigeon Forge, TN, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, TN, and the Museum of Arts in Huntsville, AL. It was an opportunity to discover and experience the wonders of art through my child's eye. Each place allowed us to step back in time, create a masterpiece and admire the many different styles of art on display. On our vacation to Pigeon Forge, TN we visited the Titanic. The titanic is known as the "Ship of Dreams" a great luxury ship that sailed at noon on April 10, 1912 from Southampton, England. Even though the Titanic was touted as “unsinkable", four days later, the dreams and aspirations of both designers and passengers would realize that the Titanic was …show more content…
Millet's picture "Remembrance of Days at Abbot" is on display at the Pigeon Forge, TN's Titanic museum. Millet combines historical imagery, references to the daily flow of events, and personal musings to create works that respond to his inner soul. "Remembrance of Days at Abbot" is a reflection of a magical medieval grange of his old studio and home founded in 1880. "Abbot's Grange" is nestled in the lea of Broadway hill, medieval monastic manor house stands in over eight acres of ground at the center of Broadway, Worcestershire - one of the most beautiful villages in the Cotswolds. His painting instills a warm summer feeling, the background is fairly bright, with the a medieval grange set to the left and workers gleaning seeds of wheat, or some other plants from the fields. Rich blues in the sky with powerful formations of clouds are accented with the light that touches "Abbot's Grange" and the workers. There are focus points, time and motion, balance, scale and proportion, and unity all within Millet's painting. His landscapes are rich and full of enlightenment. Millet often uses his paintings to connect the highest levels of socially society with his art, yet in the "Remembrance of Days at Abbot" he focuses on the workers in the field near his studio. Millet will be remembered through his heroics aboard the RMS Titanic, he was last seen helping women and children into lifeboats. His body
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