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Visual Arts & Film Studies Book Report/Review

Movie review of Norma Ray (1979)
And she works very hard at organizing a labor union. And when the stakes are raised even higher and there are threats of physical violence, she just steps up her game and works even harder. Her character ends up being very courageous and demonstrated that one person could make a difference and change the course of history.I do think watching this movie was worth my time and I would recommend it to someone wanting to know something about American history and labor organizing in the south. I
Pages: 2 (500 words), Book Report/Review
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Analysis of the Movie Mississippi Burning
Definitions of terrorism from the perspective of the victim also stress the unlawful and illegitimate nature of the crime. From an American perspective, the most widely accepted definition of terrorism is the classification used by the FBI: “Terrorism is the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government.
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Analysis of Three Versions Alfie by Bill Naughton
Alfie goes to a mental institution.  He becomes acquainted with a man named Harry.  Alfie is finally confronted by Harry about damaging the people around him.  However Alfie does not see the harm he does, until getting Harry’s wife pregnant during a one night stand.  Harry’s wife decides to have an abortion.
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Ralph Lauren: The Man, the Vision, the Style
Lauren made strategic alliances with Hollywood early in his career, even designing the costumes for movies, and later become an iconic symbol of Hollywood fashion, as well as the tailor to the Yuppie, Preppie, and upper class society from the 1980’s onward. This is symbolized by the “Polo shirt” which caught on as a trend related to the Izod and quickly became one of America’s most recognized brands.Ralph Lauren describes his name change not as an attempt to obscure his Jewish roots or
Pages: 10 (2500 words), Book Report/Review
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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeares -Modern Version- Leonardo DiCaprio
The difference between reading Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” and watching Baz Luhrmann’s movie was immense. Reading did not visualize the emotions in its severity as the movie did. Reading about Romeo’s death, though saddening, did not inculcate the sympathies for Juliet as the movie demanded. Also, the armed combats imparted a better impact when visually represented in the movie than while reading – the fear, the second-thoughts, the near misses, the chase and the feelings of
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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Fauvism and German Expressionism
The word art can mean many things. The caption talks about different types of paint used by ancient people where a variety of paintings were used. Artists used colors to paint what their heart and sentinels expressed them to do. The discussion in this area is going to cover the influence, technique, and political influence of the groups.
Pages: 1 (250 words), Book Report/Review
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The Hurt Locker Movie Review
“The Hurt Locker” is a dramatic war film based on the activities of a small group of bomb disposal experts during the Iraqi war. It focuses on the daily activities of the three men involved, particularly on the high-risk, dangerous and tense nature of their job. In particular, the film examines the behavior of the group leader, both during and after his deployment.
Pages: 1 (250 words), Book Report/Review
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The Greatest Works of Sinan
The authors claim in their text that in the greatest works of Sinan, he adopted some of the popular and most common styles of the Islamic and Byzantine. We are told that these are some of the things or additions to his works that really made him together with his works to become very popular and well liked.
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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The artist Vik Muniz
According to the 1970s and the present records, Vik Oliveira Muniz specialization as a billboard designer in Brazil during his youth and his passion for art are the contributing factors in presenting artworks that definitely maintain proportional values. Further, Muniz uses materials such as chocolate and sugar in his paintings. Such approaches add allure to his paintings. In the modern society, visitors to the museums that hold Vik’s artworks derive an allure from them since they resemble
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
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My Name is Asher Lev
Thus, a conflict ensues between Asher, his father, Rebbe and the rest of the community members. Even if Asher is expressing his mind through his talent, many people feel offended by his paintings. The society which does not tolerate painting obviously causes a conflict with the artists who make such images. Thus, Potok says that such a conflict between ‘individualism and tradition is constant like the life long tension between art and religion.The other important theme captured in this novel
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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Art Censor
Alaska art gallery should not have been closed because the art was good. The decision of closing the gallery was ill-informed because art must be looked art and it should not be construed to imply immorality. The art constituted of prints, paints, sculpture, fine art, and native Alaskan art.
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Dependence of Art on Spirituality
I think it is an impractical approach to confine a person within old and unvarying limitation because the social circumstances of the present era, does not allow the person to be in this conservative limitation. All through the history, it is evident that people have been using art as a medium for different causes.
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Art and Human Values - Norman Rockwell
The representation of societal development and alterations is through the choice of art by Rockwell for its ability to emphasize that as children grow, they require sufficient exposure to the environment to enable them to learn and shape their behaviors accordingly. Rockwell identifies the needed changes by comparing and contrasting the real boy and sissy.
Pages: 9 (2250 words), Book Report/Review
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Visual arts reading reflection
The four major characteristics of visual art in contrast to performing art that have been highlighted in this article include; one, the contents of visual art cannot be copied and reproduced, this implies that the originality of a given artifact is usually maintained, and that the uniqueness of the original product cannot be duplicated thereby providing utilitarian benefits to the owners after their demise. On the contrast, performing arts are usually utilitarian in nature since they contribute
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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Reading two chapters and follow the instructions write paragraphs
Gender relations are evident in some of the indigenous films from Oceania. The relationship between men and women in any society is usually reflected in the films. In many of the indigenous societies, patriarchal attitudes that made men seem superior to women existed. Gender relations also include the roles associated with men and those set aside for women. As girls and boys grew up in many societies, they were taught the gender relations that they must respect as highlighted in the indigenous
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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Review on Current Picasso Exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art
He would then stop and only work three to five years later. At some point he would even extend for more than a decade before resuming but would ensure a consistent work throughout his life.Since any artist has a major quest for telling a narrative through skills and talents bestowed in them, Picasso is not special in this regard. Picasso told numerous stories, expressed views and showed interest on various things throughout his work. It is then clear than most of Picasso’s works had varying
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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Truong Ba’s Soul in the Butcher’s Skin
A brief synopsis of the play presents four main characters, such as De Thich, the butcher, and Truong Ba. As the heading suggests, Truong Ba was brought to life by De Thich after he died a week later with the use of the butcher’s body. As a well-renowned chess player, De Thich was fond of Truong Ba, and he felt bad on learning about his death as announced by Ba’s wife.
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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