Marcel Weyland

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  • The Theme of Nationalism in "Pan Tadeusz" and "Gone with the Wind"

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    Nationalism is defined as "loyalty and devotion to a nation; a sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on promotion of its culture and interests as opposed to those of other nations or supranational groups" in the Merriam Webster's Dictionary. This is a reoccurring theme in both Pan Tadeusz and Gone With the Wind. Adam Mickiewicz's Pan Tadeusz is an epic poem that takes place in Poland in the years of 1811 and 1812 while Gone With the Wind

  • Similarities Between Dadaism And Internet Art

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    photography, which was a relatively new concept at the time. These photographs turned ordinary things into art by showcasing the abstractness of ordinary things as seen through a lens. One of the most well-known examples of Dada photography is Fountaine by Marcel Duchamp [Fig. 2]. Technology was also a new concept that Dada-creating artists used to their advantage. Film and radio broadcasting were used as mediums, one

  • Marcel Duchamp ( 1887-1968 )

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    Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) was a French artist, known for his contributions to the Dada movement and for his influence on other artists that followed him. He was born in Blainville-sur-Crevon, a small town in northern France where his father served as a notary. His mother was artistically inclined and thus Duchamp became interested in sketching and painting when he was a teenager. At the age of seventeen, he moved to Paris to study art at the Académie Julian. As a young artist, he was influenced

  • Man Ray 's Life Style

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    Man Ray Early Life Man Ray, was born Emmanuel Radnitzky (August 27,1890 - November 18, 1976), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. he was an accomplished American painter, filmmaker, sculptor, illustrator, Dadaist and Surrealist, and photographer. Being a Dadaist and Surrealist he was a huge contributor for the movement while it lasted. He was known for documenting the lavished life style in France. He spent most of his life living in France and America; he spent 42 years in America and 44 years in France

  • Nude Descending Staircase By Marcel Duchamp

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    Nude Descending Staircase, no.2 is by Marcel Duchamp who is best known as a painter and mixed media artist associated with Cubism, Dadaism and Surrealism, although he himself avoided any alliances. His work is characterised by its humour and the variety and unconventionality of its media. He was passionate in his belief that ideas should be given more value than worldly things, a revolutionary notion that would resonate with a later generation. Inspired by new born cinema and photographic studies

  • Essay John Updike and his novel ‘The Centaur’

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    Course: Literary Studies Final Essay John Updike and his novel ‘The Centaur’ American novelist, poet, essayist and playwright, John Updike belongs to the post-war generation of writers the U.S. They came to literature with university degree and having philological training. The object of his image always was a life of intellectuals; he was well familiar with life and habits of the upper-middle-class. One of the most famous and significant novels of Updike

  • The Art Of The Readymade Essay

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    placement. Alongside this process is the second factor which is the artists own personal experiences that accompanies and influences the readymades purpose. The process and influence from personal experiences are evidently applied to readymades including Marcel Duchamp’s work Fountain, 1917 and Tracey Emin’s work My Bed, 1998. These readymades are considered art as this process and experience becomes the pivotal point in the development of art shifting and redefining the

  • Bill Fontan An Internationally Reputable Composer And Pioneering American Sound Artist

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    Bill Fontana is an internationally reputable composer and pioneering American sound sculptor born April 25th 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio. Since the mid to late 70’s Fontana has used sound as a sculptural medium, able to interact and transform our perceptions of visual and architectural spaces. Fontana is constantly engaged with the idea that at any moment there will be something musical to hear in the coherent sound patterns around him. His sound sculptures use the human or natural environment surrounding

  • Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain Essay

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    Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain by Sarah Shea HUMN406-01 Professor Nelson Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain People often ask what constitutes good art. Who decides whether or not a piece is art and whether it is good art or not? Marcel Duchamp challenged popular notions of his day about what art actually is. Duchamp, a French artist living in New York at the turn of the century, believed that it was up to the artist to determine what art is. Duchamp is most famous for a type of sculpture he created called

  • A Brief Look at Jasper Johns

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    Artist Introduction Jasper Johns was born in Augusta, Georgia on May 15, 1930. He is still alive today known for his paintings and printmaking. During his childhood, he lived with his father’s grandparents due to his parents’ marriage ending. His only introduction to art as a child was of paintings in his grandfather’s house of his grandmother who had died. He then moved around among with his aunt then his mother throughout his teenage years, and then finally graduated high school in Sumter South