Essays on Aesthetics

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Analysis of ‘the Road not Taken’

In 1916, Robert Frost published a poem called The Road Not Taken. Although there are elements of romanticism, it is still a modernist poem. This poem is about a traveller who goes for a walk in a forest but is faced with a choice of which path to go down; we soon realize that there […]

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Graffiti: Art or Vandalism

Mention the word ‘graffiti’ and what typically comes to mind is something unpleasant and distasteful like indecent language scribbled on a wall of a store or crude pictures. Most graffiti is characterized as vandalism on property that does not belong to the culprit. Graffiti also displays negative graphics that promote some type of vulgar message […]

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On the Life of Frida Kahlo and her Influence on Mexico

Frida kahlo was a famous Mexican surrealist artist whose life was filled with physical and emotional pain, yet her enthusiasm for art kept her alive which can be seen through the quote “I am not sick, I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint” (Brown, nd). Her work can be […]

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Art of Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo, daughter of a German descendant father named Guillermo and a half Amerindian and half Spanish mother named Matilde was born and raised in Coyoacán, Mexico. Frida was in poor health conditions during her childhood. At the age of six, she contracted polio due to this disease she was in bed rest for a […]

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Historical Analysis Featuring Freda Kahlo and Mark Ryden

Both of these people have different art styles and participate in different Art Movements. I will be discussing each of these artist historical past such as the art movements and art styles they used throughout the years and what inspired them. Starting of with Frida Kahlo, a very well known artist around the world. She […]

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Frida Kahlo and Jon Quick-to-smith

Throughout the twentieth century and the twenty-first century, the female artist was considered new woman due to the fact they were independent and were able to dress how they wished. Both Frida Kahlo and Jaune Quick-to-See Smith were two artists who embraced their sense of self and cultural heritage depicted throughout their artwork. They used […]

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Frida Kahlo’s Gender Identity and Feminism

Frida Kahlo, born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón, was a Mexican artist. She has been described as a surrealist, painting many portraits of herself. She describes herself as a painter of her own reality, painting herself because she is alone and is the subject she knows best. She was born on July 6, 1907 […]

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The Emergence and History of Homosexuality

Homosexuality has always been an issue of heated debate for a long time. The concept even dating back to Ancient Greece, albeit Greeks did not have official terms corresponding to ‘heterosexual’ and ‘homosexual.’ In contrast to the modern era, there are now terms including the words heterosexuality and homosexuality, and names to classify individuals who […]

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Michelangelo’s Art: the Meaning of David

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, best known as just Michelangelo was born March 6, 1475 in Caprese, Italy. At the young age of thirteen, Michelangelo became an artist. His style, was and still is very unique; as well as painting he was a very excellent sculptor. Michelangelo actually preferred sculpting rather than painting, he was […]

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The Roaring 20’s: Fashion

The 1920’s were a time of extravagance, invention and rebellion, into that wild chaotic party came changes in fashion that had a great impact on the culture. Fashion in the 1920’s varied throughout the decade but one could see the noticeable change from the previous fashion statements and eras. At the start of the decade, […]

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