Romanticism: Important Things You Need to Know

Romanticism: Important Things You Need to Know

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Many of you may wonder what Romanticism is and how it influences our modern society today. Romanticism is one of the few art eras in history that has brought literary criticism, especially around during the 1800s. But the question is, what is Romanticism? Romanticism, also called the Romantic Movement, is an aesthetic in literary criticism during the 1800s. It is an artistic movement that has brought an attitude orientation characterized by many literature works, paintings, music, architecture, and historiography up until the mid-19th century. This artistic movement is most popular in France and Britain in the early years of the 19th century. Moreover, Romanticism was the rationality that classified both Classicism and Neoclassicism. It is about the rejection of the perception of order, harmony, balance, and idealization. Romanticism defined in…
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10 Literary Translators on the Art of Translation

10 Literary Translators on the Art of Translation

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Many translation companies don’t usually take their time to explain to their customers some of the processes that are implied by a literary translation. Naturally, this is mainly because the translator in charge of a certain project knows how to do their job and knows how to do it best. However, if we are curious enough, we can end up making some discoveries when it comes to the so-called Art of Translation. For example, every proficient translator will likely have their own way to deal with a literary translation. If you are a book lover or just someone interested in literary translations, then keep on reading, as we’ll take a look at the thoughts of ten literary translators on the Art of Translation. Saskia Vogel – English translator of Karolina…
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‘Our Boys’ Touring Unforgettable Memories

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Indeed, touring is more than seeing sights; a change which goes on, permanent and profound, in the ideas of living. The play Our Boys was performed in London for the first time on 13 May 1993 at the Cockpit Theatre. It was revived subsequently in a production which originated at Derby Playhouse which is now known as Derby Theatre. It later on transferred to the Donmar Warehouse running from 11th April-13th May 1995. This theatre essay says that the production resulted in the play winning the Best Fringe Play award; this was in the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards. Scottish premiere on 13th November 2002 opened at the Scottish Storytelling Centre and was produced by Theatre Enigma. Subsequent productions have been played at several fringe theatresby both professional and amateur theatre companies and groups. It…
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Art’s Long. Life Has No Sense Without Expressing Creativity

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People know art, love art and most of them cannot do without art. Art is immensely one of the things people cannot live without acknowledging. Am not pushing it down anyone's throat but being able to appreciate art is all therapeutic. It is one of the things that comes with a lot man cannot do without. Without art and creativity, life makes no sense. Art is just here to stay, and it will keep growing even the dynamic nature of man's life.  The development of the brain depends on art Often people go to school and study science or math and even do not bother them with writing essays on art. Here one learns concepts; the case is different for art. For one to grasp concepts of Math and science,…
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Jeff Koons: The Unknown Side of the Artist’s Private Life

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  Jeff Koons is one of the most famous artists of this century. Many people have related him to legendary Warhol. Koons' works have gotten both good and bad support over the years. Somehow, his success has hugely superseded his failures in the world of art. No one can resist that Jeff has made a name for himself and that his brand is all-lucrative.  To his name are over a hundred employees, many awards and millions made from art sold at the best of art auctions. From nowhere, Jeff Koons has changed the way the world views art and has turned it into one of the most lucrative businesses in the US. Jeff Koons just like everyone has had his fair share of life. He is not all-art, he has…
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A Glimpse Into the Contemporary Art and Its Future Perspectives

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Art is old. It has however developed over time. Today art has been classified evolution-wise. It has become a business to some and others a form of self-actualization. Today people are talking about the future of art. They have started thinking of what art would look in a decade or more from today. This writing captures all that is contemporary art and its future perspectives. Contemporary Art Defined The alignment arrangement of individual elements could be letters, symbols, numbers and shapes such that they bring about an appeal to senses and emotions encapsulates art. This concept has however evolved into contemporary art which means the art of today. Do not be confused by this idea, because nothing stays at the same point for a long time; there is always an…
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Comparing Sculptures of Ancient India and Greece

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There are some differences between the sculptures of India and Greece as well as similarities. The name of India first appears in Greek literature in the 5th century BC during the first Indian empire, that of the Maurya dynasty. The word India is derived from the Indus River and in the Greek, India is only meant for the Indus region, which is belong to Persian Empire. According to Gappossy (2009), the culture of India is the most richest and ancient in the world. The art of sculpture is the most cherished medium of the artists. Paintings in India comprise of the religious deities and kings and this painting is belonging to the paintings of Greece. Sculptures in India are started from the Indus valley civilization. There is some similarity and…
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The Studio by Winslow Homer

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The Studio, by Winslow Homer, shows the painting of a cellist and a violinist who are practicing in a studio using easels as music stands (Winslow Homer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art).  The artist who did the painting was Winslow Homer and lived in Boston, America between 1836 and 1910. The piece was done in 1867, measures 45.7 by 38.1 cm, and is in the class of paintings. It is painted in oil on canvas medium; its accession number is 39.14 and is on view at the Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 764, Metropolitan Museum (Winslow Homer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art). Other items in the painting include two musicians, and two chairs, musical scripts, and stands. The main issue to b researched is the artistic culture of…
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Work of Art or Not? Nine Tips to Recognize and Understand the Piece of Art

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   Have you ever come across a piece of art, did you understand the meaning behind it? Did you get the message it conveyed? Did you feel utmost uncertainty?  Do not be surprised you will not be the first person to experience such a feeling. Art is all not easy, but you cannot get it wrong if you learn how to recognize and understand the piece of art. A friend once told me that art is not such a hard thing to understand. I was not sure he was right until he categorized the way we look at art. That we need to understand the artist's intention by: Looking at the content Looking at it formally He stressed that art could be looked at by form or content. Looking at…
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