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David Alfaro Siqueiros

David Alfaro Siqueiros was a Mexican painter who lived a very exciting life from 1896-1974. David lived and served in the Mexican Revolution including as a protestor and as a soldier. David developed many strong political ideas from his experiences … Continue reading

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Mexican Mural Movement

Jose Clemente Orozco was a Mexican painter who lived from 1883-1949. Orozco studied art at the San Carlos Academy for Fine Arts in Mexico City. Orozco lived in Mexico and witnessed some political and social turbulent times. Orozco even lost … Continue reading

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National Parks Exhibit

Art with an emphasis on nature or the environment can have different effects on an audience whether intended or unintentional. In the exhibit I have put together often the art is used as promotional material in ways to encourage people … Continue reading

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Early Modern Art

Jacob Lawrence created many pieces of art that were influenced from African American culture and events of that era. Lawrence’s work was influenced by events such as the Civil War, Civil Rights Movement, the Great Migration, and simple daily activities. … Continue reading

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Impressionism

Artists of the Impressionistic age created some beautiful pieces. The thick and loose brush strokes make the paint vibrant and the colors rich. The brush strokes give the painting a very relaxing and soothing feeling. Many of the art pieces … Continue reading

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Classical & Rococo Era

Symphony 29 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart April 1774 Salzburg (Austria) Symphony 29 is one of Mozart’s beautiful pieces of classical music. It is written in four movements: Allegro moderato, andante, menuetto, and allegro con spirito. Mozart would have been 18 when … Continue reading

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Baroque: Peasant Wedding

Peasant Wedding Peter Bruegel the Elder 1568 Vienna There is an element of simpleness and cheerfulness in Peasant Wedding that I really like. I love the rich colors and lighting that characterize this piece as Baroque. I am also curious … Continue reading

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