Art Recognition and Education

Monthly Archives: June 2016

, Rube Goldberg Competition: Where Art and Engineering Meet

Rube Goldberg Competition: Where Art and Engineering Meet

    Rube Goldberg Competition: Where Art and Engineering Meet     Rube Goldberg was perhaps best-known for his cartoons, which often depicted over-engineered machines completing a variety of simple tasks (hence the name, “Rube Goldberg Machine). Rube was also an engineer and an inventor,…

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, Kinetic Art and Sculpture

Kinetic Art and Sculpture

    Kinetic Art and Sculpture     Kinetic art is defined as any art that either contains movement as a part of its operation (i.e. a water sculpture featuring cascading water) or depends upon motion when it comes to affecting the viewer’s perception. Kinetic…

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, Photorealism in Painting

Photorealism in Painting

    Photorealism in Painting     Photorealism was an art movement that strove to reproduce objects on the canvas in almost microscopic detail, with artists adhering to representational verisimilitude (representing objects as they appear to the eye) as was within their particular skill sets….

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, French Symbolism in Art and Literature

French Symbolism in Art and Literature

    French Symbolism in Art and Literature     Symbolist art emerged in the late 19th century as a reaction against the literal visual interpretive style that had prevailed for decades. Symbolism as an art movement was concerned with evoking feeling and emotion in…

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