Monthly Archives: September 2010

Podcast Presentation: 28/9/2010

Today was our last Art and Architecture class and we spent our class time presenting different works that we have studied during the course of the module. It was actually a really great review for the final and helped to clear up … Continue reading

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Orsay: 23/9/2010

After having thoroughly enjoyed our first day at the Musee D’Orsay I expected to feel likewise today… and I did! Today the works we studied seemed to focus on one general reoccurring theme: nude versus naked. I never realized that there was … Continue reading

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Orsay: 22/9/2010

Today was our first day at Musee D’Orsay and I honestly did not know what to expect; we had seen both Renaissance and modern art and from my understanding the works at the Musee D’Orsay were to be the happy … Continue reading

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Opera Garnier: 21/9/2010

Today was a more architecture based day as we walked around the Opera Garnier and examined the Beaux-Arts style. First off, I love architecture! I find it so much more fascinating than artwork because of its functionality. I found the Opera to … Continue reading

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Pompidou: 17/9/2010

I will be the first to admit that I am not the biggest fan of modern art; I find it weird and blatantly inartistic so I can truthfully say that I will less than thrilled when I learned that we would be … Continue reading

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Louvre: 16/9/2010

On our last visit to the Louvre we saw many interesting pieces, however the one that stood out most to me was Eugene Delacroix’s “Liberty Leading the People.” Delacroix is a famed Romantic painter partly because he was able to … Continue reading

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Louvre: 15/9/2010

Today we spent another day at the Louvre however, instead of focusing on the Italian Renaissance paintings that we had previously studied, we moved on to Northern and French Renaissance paintings. Northern and French Renaissance artwork differ from Italian Renaissance … Continue reading

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