Art History - The Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill


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This handout discusses several common types of art history assignments, and talks about various strategies and resources that will help you write your art history papers.

What is art history?

Many students do not get a chance to study art history until they take a college course, so art history may be a new field of study for you. Even though you are new to...

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Artyfactory offers free art lessons for all. Our aim is to share our knowledge, understanding and experience of art to improve your artistic skills and to increase your enjoyment in creating artworks.


African Masks

Our lessons on African Masks teach you about different styles of masks, who makes them, how they are made and where they come from. You can also design your own African mask by...

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Date: 2017-03-09 14:25:55

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Wall Art Decor to Add Personality and Flair

Dress up hotel rooms, offices or restaurants with wall art decor. Artwork adds color and flair to your walls and extends a welcoming feel to visitors. Quill stocks an extensive line of wall art products to bring your space to life.

Landscapes, Florals and Photographic Art Complement Your Decor

When it comes to art, everyone has an opinion....

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Date: 2010-08-27 15:15:01

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Current Exhibitions | Denver Art Museum

and the Power of Costume

On View through April 9, 2017

Take a unique journey into the Star Wars[TM] universe as characters are brought to life through a dramatic presentation of more than 70 original costumes. Star Wars[TM] and the Power of Costume will closely examine the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in all seven films of the Star Wars series....

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Date: 2017-03-11 06:44:10

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The Art Story: Modern Artists Full List

Below are biographies and analysis of the work of all the artists who were central to modern art. If a major artist is missing from the list, The Art Story has not had a chance yet to research their life and art.

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Ai Weiwei is a Chinese Conceptual artist and activist. His pieces explore many themes, including history, society, human rights, and the freedom of speech....

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Date: 2017-03-07 18:42:46

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Romer Young Gallery

Romer Young Gallery is proud to present "Squid Ink," an exhibition of new work by New York-based artists Rosy Keyser and Brie Ruais. There will be an opening reception for the artists Thursday, January 12th, 4-8pm.

Rosy Keyser (b. 1974 in Baltimore, MD) received her MFA from The School of the Art Institute, Chicago.  Keyser has had solo exhibitions with Peter Blum (2008 - 2013), Maccarone (2014,...

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Date: 2017-03-09 00:00:48

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Taos art colony - Wikipedia

Bert Geer Phillips and Ernest L. Blumenschein came to Taos, New Mexico as part of a tour of the western United States, but upon seeing Taos decided to stay. [11]

An article with drawings by Blumenschein about a ceremony at Taos Pueblo appeared in the July 10, 1898, issue of Harper's Weekly . [12]

Within a few years other American and European-born artists joined them in Taos: Joseph Henry Sharp ,...

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Date: 2017-02-24 17:41:38

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Form, Shape and Space - Art, Design, and Visual Thinking

Form, Shape and Space

Form and shape are areas or masses which define objects in space. Form and shape imply space; indeed they cannot exist without space.

There are various ways to categorize form and shape. Form and shape can be thought of as either two dimensional or three dimensional. Two dimensional form has width and height. It can also create the illusion of three dimension objects. Three...

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Date: 2014-08-26 23:10:18

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Collections - The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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Archaeology and World Cultures

Tutelary figures, masks, ritual and decorative arts objects, textiles... The Museum's encyclopedic holdings reflect the diversity and splendour of the world's artistic heritage (Egyptian, Greco-Roman, African, Oceanic, pre-Columbian, Islamic and Asian arts). Many of these pieces are the result of...

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Chaim Soutine Most Important Art | The Art Story

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Pastry Cook with Red Handkerchief (1922-23)

Artwork description & Analysis: Soutine was on occasion referred to as a "servant painter" due to his many portraits of cooks, maids, and other wait staff - even random...

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Date: 2017-03-10 10:03:10

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Glossary of Art Movements - Art Deco, Cubism, Realism ...

Glossary of Art Movements

This glossary of different art movements will help you define unfamiliar art terms whether you're a student, parent, teacher, or just a curious reader!

Assemblage (Collage)

Forms of modern sculpture and painting utilizing readymades, found objects, and pasted fragments to form an abstract composition. Louise Nevelson's boxlike enclosures, each with its own composition of assembled objects, illustrate the style in sculpture. Pablo Picasso developed the technique of cutting and pasting natural or manufactured materials to a painted or unpainted surface.


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Smithsonian Museums in Washington DC (A Visitor's Guide)

The Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC are world class attractions with a variety of exhibits ranging from a 3.5 billion-year-old fossil to the Apollo lunar landing module. Visitors enjoy examining more than 137 million objects, including many irreplaceable historic artifacts, works of art, scientific specimens and cultural exhibits. Admission to all of the Smithsonian museums is free. With 19...

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