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  • Henry Moore Essay

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    in the sculpture realm. Henry Moore does not fit into either of these two categories. Because of his original style and techniques, Henry Moore has made a dramatic effect in present day sculpting. He has opened many doors for practicing artists in a sense that was not portrayed prior to his era. Henry Moore combined his childhood experiences with his interactions between other artists to develop his distinguishing style of sculpting.      Henry Moore was born in Castleford

  • Essay on Henry Moore

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    Henry Moore was the most celebrated sculptor of his time, and the second part of his career, in particular, demonstrated that Modernist sculpture was, after all, surprisingly adaptable to official needs. In this sense, Moore was the contemporary equivalent of the great Neo Classical sculptors such as Canova and Thorwaldsen. Moore was born in July 1898 in Castleford, Yorkshire, the seventh child of a mine manager who had worked at the pit face. Both parents were strong and supportive personalities

  • The Origin Of Organic Abstraction

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    Organic Abstraction The origin of organic abstraction is centered around the post-World War artistic talents pioneered by Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore. Sharing the same philosophy of Henri Bergeson, who believed “evolutionary process (nature) and artist creativity (art) come from the same origin.” (32 Bergson) Using nature as a muse of creation, artists used simple curves and lines to define and object to resemble that of a human body or other living natural objects. War brought about conformity

  • Donald Hall Research Paper

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    There are many different types of authors: poets, short story writers, essay writers, children's authors and playwrights. Donald hall just happens to be all of them. He has also had different sections of his life involving different things.One was his early days including education.Another was his mid life where he did majority of his writing and family building.The final part of his life is what he is living right now which is his older time of his life. Through Donald hall's eighty eight years

  • Moore Vs Hlobo

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    drawings. Henry Moore’s, Standing figures of 1940 and Nicholas Hlobo’s, Macaleni Iintozomlambo of 2010. It will discuss the comparisons that can be made about the colour schemes, composition and subject matter of the pieces. This will also include an evaluation of how the time scales and influences of the period have affected the final outcomes of the two artists. The two pieces actually share many more similarities than first hits the eye after deconstructing all of the components listed. Henry Moore

  • The Influence Of Local ' Primitive ' Art On A Modern Artist

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    The Influence of Local “Primitive” Art on a Modern Artist Modern art has been influenced by “primitive” art from Africa and the Indian Islands but Barbara Hepworth was influenced by the hills and landscape around here. Her work Simple Form, 1937 (fig. 1) is reflective of the landscape and the rock outcropping in the area around where she grew up. This artist did not have to look to a different country for “primitive” art to inspire her work. The primitive artists also seem to have been inspired

  • Henry Moore Two Large Forms Analysis

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    Ontario, and it was a sculpture of a pile of shoes. Now, I’m not prejudice to art but there has to be some sort of limitation to what is considered art and what is considered last weeks’ trash, which brings me to the topic at hand, Two Large Forms by Henry Moore.

  • The Luck Of Ginger Coffey Essay

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    inhabitants repeatedly described as frozen and stagnant: “Four forty-five. Office workers, waiting release as the minute hand moved slowly towards the hour, looked at the darkness beyond their windows and saw edges of frosting begin to mist the panes” (Moore 117). Despite this passage’s emphasis on stillness, however, it nevertheless features two references to time. Throughout Moore’s novel, attention is repeatedly paid to specific times or time frames, complicating the underlying image of Montreal as

  • It’s Time to Demand More from Corporate America Essay

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    It’s Time to Demand More from Corporate America Michael Moore exposes corporate America's dark side in Roger and Me, Pets or Meat: The Return to Flint, and The Big One (Moore).  These show that corporate America is committing a form of domestic terrorism by dehumanizing and exploiting their workers then forcing them to the streets to survive. The actions by individuals such as Roger Smith and Phil Knight are perfect examples of capitalists constantly oppressing the working class described

  • Sicko and Moore Essay

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    SiCKo: The Thought­Provoker Michael  Francis  Moore  is  a  controversial  American  filmmaker  who  has  directed numerous  documentaries.  These  documentaries  have  taken  a  large  spectrum  of  popular American  issues  and  reduced  them  to  one:  capitalism.  His  most  popular  cinematic  works include  Bowling  for  Columbine,  Fahrenheit  9/11,  Capitalism:  A  Love  Story,  and most­notably,  SiCKo.  With  a  liberal  stance,  Moore  has  documented  his  own  vision  on America’s