Italian Renaissance Essay

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The historical backdrop against which the intellectual and cultural upheaval of the Renaissance era played itself out in its preliminary stages left its permanent mark on the character of the intellectual and cultural ferment. Set in the city-states of Italy in the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the constant insecurity, both economic and political, and intense volatility of the historical situation provided the material for new intellectual, cultural, and social experiments. That would be the conclusion presents the means of constructing a new European monoculture identity, one focused on humanistic studies, science, and the arts. (Burckhardt) (more…)

Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence

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In 1917, an artist was born in America, named Jacob Lawrence. The birth took place at the time when his parents were migrating from New Jersey to South. He belongs to an African American origin; therefore, like most of the African Americans during this time period, his parents were also the part of the great migration of black southerners. He was a child at the time of depression in New York. The first school was Harlem; there he started taking the art classes in after-school programs. (more…)

Jacob Lawrence

A Term Paper in APA Format

Writing a term paper is a daunting task for many students. The best way to counter a lengthy term paper writing assignment is to break it into small achievable pieces so that it does not appear overwhelming. Term paper writing is just not about writing and creating an extraordinary content through arguments and sentence structure but also the formatting aspect which plays a vital role too. In the modern academic world, two most followed writing formats are APA (American Psychological Association) and the MLA (Modern Language Association). In most of the social science courses such as psychology and sociology, the APA writing style is preferred whereas in most of the courses related to humanities, arts and history papers the MLA is used most of the time. This article provides some parts of the APA writing format that must be present in every term paper to avoid problems. Keep reading the article to learn more about the parts of the APA writing format. (more…)

Women in the Arts

Women in the Arts

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Introduction

Up until the 1960’s, art, as with many other sectors of business and society, was without a doubt male-dominated.  Dealers and curators were mainly males who in their turn maintained a tradition of male artists, a provoking trend for many female artists of the time.  Women were often excluded from major museum showings and exhibitions, in so doing restricting their access to the publicity essential for success. This paper discusses three revolutionary artists whose work represents the feminist movement. In addition, these three women are the pioneers of the feminist movement in art. They are Judy Chicago, Nancy Azara, and Miriam Shapiro. (more…)

Jacob Lawrence

Napoleon and Consolidation of the State after the Revolution

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Napoleon Bonaparte was the greatest general of his time, but he was not just a great warrior, there are many facets to his personality. He was also a statesman who wanted to make France a modern and contemporary state, a person dedicated to making the Bonapartes the most important family in Europe, and a leader whose authority was to shape the history of Europe at the beginning of its most significant century. (more…)