. You are capturing your impressions of a scene be Essay

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. You are capturing your impressions of a scene before you. In art, you are able to make
something beautiful out of the ordinary. There is a relationship between artists and the
world around them. The world is constantly changing but art will forever remain the same.

The works in progress Les Demoiselles d' Avignon means "the young ladies of Avigon." It
was painted by Pablo Picasso in 1907. The early sketch reveals that it originally had
seven figures, five prostitutes, a sailor, and a medical student carrying a book. The
crouching figure is complex in Study for the crouching Demoiselle. An earlier drawing
reveals that what would become her hand is originally her arm and Her eyes were originally
her breasts. Her mouth was originally her bellybutton.

In the critical process the photograph is not a still life because the flower is wilting
in the painting. That is not plaesureable. Still life is designed to induce in the
spectator a higher order of thought. The vanitas tradition requires a skull in the
painting. The lighting is dark. The background is almost as dark as the vase. They almost
blend together.

Figure 39 is one of the great examples of Impressionism, a mode of painting that dominated
let nineteenth-century art in the Western world, especially in France. Claude Monet's The
Regatta at Argenteuil is representing every detail of a scene exactly as it appears.
Monet's purpose is to question the nature of representation itself. The picture is a
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