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Abstract Painting and Visual Perception : A comparative study of Wassily Kandinsky and Piet Mondrian
This paper is an exploration or the value of the formal elements of modem abstract painting. It is centered around the work of Wassily Kandinsky and Piet Mondrian who were among the first and most influential artists ...
Elements of Expressionism in the Work of Three Early Mannerists
What I will be concerned with, for the most part, is the recurring tendency to revert to irrationality and the results of this tendency in the development of Mannerism. I will concentrate on the earliest Mannerists for ...
John La Farge: The Artist and the Craftsman
We follow La Farge in this paper through his childhood with its eighteenth-century overtones, into the Paris of the mid-century. We see the artist evolve from an interested observer to a diligent and devoted ...
Mondrian and De Stijl: A Translation from the German of Hans L. C. Jaffe's Introduction and Three Selected Essays
Hans L. C. Jaffé, born in 1915, studied art history, archaeology and history at the University of Amsterdam. While a student, he came to work for the Stedelijk Museum, which he left in 1961 as assistant director. After the ...
An Existential Interpretation of the Artistic Theories of Paul Klee
The tendency of modern art toward dehumanization poses an apparent paradox for aesthetics. Concerned primarily with purifying art of all human content, modern art nonetheless seeks to embody deeply human meanings. The ...
The Federal Art Project 1935-1943
The economic crisis of the thirties following the stock market crash in 1929, necessitated same form of government relief to stay the rising level of unemployment and poverty. During the first year of the Rooseve1t ...
Yasuo Kuniyoshi: Individual among American Artists
The first section of this text is primarily concerned with innovations and movements in the modern art world, beginning with the twentieth century and concentrating mainly on trends in America. It is descriptive in ...
Freidrich Froebel, The Play-Gifts and Their Influence on the Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright
In the following study I have endeavored to come to an understanding of a man, the growth of a principle and a Kindergarten system, in hopes that it might reveal to myself and the readers of this paper a more complete ...
(Kalamazoo College, 1965)
The Byzantine Art of Mosaic
Before beginning on a paper of this nature, it is always necessary to make a few comments and statements of intention. First, since this is a paper on an entirely factual and noncontroversial subject, the information must ...