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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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 Somehow, his success has hugely superseded his failures in the world of art.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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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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