École des Beaux-Arts

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  • Henry Sullivan Term Papers

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    the year of his birth his identification was read as “Louis Henry”. Andrienne, his mother did not mind the misinterpretation and decided to keep the change in honor of her father. Patrick Sullivan, his father was an English native who studied the art of music and dancing. During his early twenties he was dancing instructor in London. His profession allowed him to travel and explore several areas in Europe such as Switzerland and Ireland. In his thirties he was captivated by the charms of America

  • The 1893 World’s Fair Essay

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    America. I feel that the Exposition displayed some of the more beautiful architecture of its time; its immense buildings and sculptures drew heavily from Greek and other classical styles, and it could possible be because of the sweeping popularity in Beaux Arts architecture. The Peristyle, one of the buildings that was constructed for the Fair, was designed by Charles B. Atwood. It

  • Sexism And The Star System In Architecture Analysis

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    Sexism and the star system in architecture In her article, Denise Scott Brown brings to light her personal experience as being a female architect and the sexism that she had come across. Brown describes how sexism is not outright, as she states that many young female architects do not understand the need for the feminist movement as they had never experienced such sexism in school. Rather, sexism appeared through the words of architecture critics, in meetings, and architectural magazines. Despite

  • The Era Of The Industrial Revolution

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    Morris Hunt, the leading architect to the Beaux Art style; and Henry Hobson Richardson, the father of the Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. The

  • The Works Of Georges Seurat

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    BIOGRAPHICAL CONTEXT Georges Seurat was born on December 2, 1859 and lived until March 29, 1891. Georges Seurat studied at Ecole Municipale de Sculpture et Dessin, then in 1878 he moved went to Ecole des Beaux-Arts. After Ecole des Beaux-Arts, he went to a conventional training academy. He left Ecole des Beaux-Arts in November of 1879 to go into the military. After his service, he came back to Paris and shared a studio with Aman-Jean. He then had a relationship with Madeleine Knobloch, who he often

  • Rudolf Von Laban Research Paper

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    wanted him to pursue an occupation in the military, Laban chose to undertake a profession in the fine arts, or more specifically, dance (Preston-Dunlop). Laban started professionally studying the body as an art form when he was a student at Ècoles des Beaux Arts, a college located in Paris, France, where his main educational focus was architecture (Preston-Dunlop). While at Ècoles des Beaux Arts, Laban began to deeply analyze and seek the purpose behind many dancers’ movements, and did so by taking

  • Comparison Of Marquet And Moreeau's Virtue

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    attended the École des Beaux-Arts school in Paris, France. At the École des Beaux-Arts Marquet was under the tutelage of the famous painter Gustave Moreau. In addition to mastering his craft through Moreau’s instruction, Marquet befriended young artists Henri Matisse and Georges Rouault. As Marquet and Matisse aged, their style of artwork became extremely vibrant and bold in regard to their choices of color and contrasting tones. Eventually, in 1905, Marquet and Matisse could exhibit their art work at

  • Art And Art : Auguste Rodin

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    Auguste Rodin was a French sculpture; however, he had also created art in the forms of: oil painting, watercolors, chalk, drawings, drypoints, and a lithograph. He was born on November 12, 1840 in Paris from his parents Marie Cheffer and Jean Baptiste Rodin. He married the love of his life, Rose Beuret, in 1917 and had a son, Auguste-Eugene Beuret. However, after Auguste and Rose got married, she had passed away three weeks later. As a young child, Auguste was brought up in a middle-class area called

  • Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux Essay

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    studied at the Petite Ecole, the state school for training in the applied arts, formally called the Ecole Gratuite de Dessin, before entering the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1844, where he changed masters repeatedly, oscillating between typical student ambition (optimal credentials for the Prix de Rome) and his interest in more liberal approaches. Carpeaux moved from Ecole painter Abel de Pujol (1785-1861), to the independent sculptor François Rude, and finally to the prestigious Ecole sculptor Francisque-Joseph

  • New York Public Library Essay

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    INTRODUCTION The New York Public Library is one of the most revered institutions of a city with many competing interests. To stand out of the crowd is a tough and serious task. Embodied in the Beaux Art building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Forty-Second Street in Manhattan, the flagship building is synonymous with everything that makes New York City, a world-class metropolis, known the world over. It is big, imposing spacious, and an architectural wonder. The majestic lions, Patience and Fortitude

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