Compare and contrast Monsieur Plume with Creases in his Trousers (Portrait of Henri Michaux) by Jean Dubuffet to Mental Asylum Band-Corpse (from the cradle to the grave, Book 4, p. 203) by Adolf Wolfli – An ‘Isms’ Overview

This paper aims to analyze and compare two distinct paintings, Jean Dubuffet's "Monsieur Plume with Creases in his Trousers (Portrait of Henri Michaux)" and Adolf W├Âlfli's "Art Artwork: Mental Asylum Band-Corpse (from the cradle to the grave, Book 4, p. 203)." Despite being created in different historical periods, these artworks share common themes related to … Continue reading Compare and contrast Monsieur Plume with Creases in his Trousers (Portrait of Henri Michaux) by Jean Dubuffet to Mental Asylum Band-Corpse (from the cradle to the grave, Book 4, p. 203) by Adolf Wolfli – An ‘Isms’ Overview

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A Bit of Goldsworthy and Adams – Monochromes in a Colourful Mind

The sun bears down through thick leaves on this dry day, As I wander through a small suburban wood, Looking for the fallen and desiccated trees, That might emulate the land art of Goldsworthy. I seek the signature of creative chaos, The kind that only Mother Nature can deliver, And as I walk, I feel … Continue reading A Bit of Goldsworthy and Adams – Monochromes in a Colourful Mind

Compare and contrast Totem Double Face by Gaston Chaissac to Fountain by Marcel Duchamp – An ‘Isms’ Overview

This paper aims to compare and contrast two iconic artworks from different periods: Gaston Chaissac's Totem Double Face, painted in 1961, and Marcel Duchamp's Fountain, created in 1917. Both artworks challenge traditional notions of art and introduce provocative ideas that have left a significant impact on the art world. By examining the historical and cultural … Continue reading Compare and contrast Totem Double Face by Gaston Chaissac to Fountain by Marcel Duchamp – An ‘Isms’ Overview

Bargain Store Gargoyle – Monochromes in a Colourful Mind

Why are we fascinated with gargoyles? These monstrous creatures of stone, Carved into grand cathedrals and structures, Looking down into us, watching and waiting. Their grotesque features and fierce expressions, Capture our imagination and intrigue, As we ponder the stories they might tell, And the secrets they might keep. In an unlikely discovery, In a … Continue reading Bargain Store Gargoyle – Monochromes in a Colourful Mind

Compare and contrast Bouquet of Flowers by Henri Rousseau to American Gothic by Grant Wood – An ‘Isms’ Overview

Art has the remarkable ability to convey profound emotions, cultural values, and social commentary. This paper aims to compare and contrast two iconic paintings from different periods and artistic styles: Henri Rousseau's "Bouquet of Flowers" (1910) and Grant Wood's "American Gothic" (1930). Through analyzing their formal elements, subject matter, cultural context, and artistic intentions, we … Continue reading Compare and contrast Bouquet of Flowers by Henri Rousseau to American Gothic by Grant Wood – An ‘Isms’ Overview

Uncertain Sculptures – Monochromes in a Colourful Mind

Along the banks of the river I wander, Seeking stones to build my precarious sculptures, Not seeking for perfection that lasts forever, But rather for the thrill of balancing incompatible rocks. The river meditates calmly beside me, Its gentle current carrying away my worries, As I instinctively select each stone, Feeling their weight and shape … Continue reading Uncertain Sculptures – Monochromes in a Colourful Mind

Compare &contrast Voyage to Labrador by Alfred Wallis to Vision After the Sermon by Paul Gauguin – An ‘Isms’ Overview

Art is a creative expression of the artist's emotions, experiences, and perceptions. Two artworks from different periods are compared and contrasted in this paper. The two artworks are the 1888 primitivist artwork, "Vision After the Sermon" by Paul Gauguin, and the 1936 naive art artwork, "Voyage to Labrador" by Alfred Wallis. Paul Gauguin's "Vision After … Continue reading Compare &contrast Voyage to Labrador by Alfred Wallis to Vision After the Sermon by Paul Gauguin – An ‘Isms’ Overview

For the Love of My Child – Monochromes in a Colourful Mind

The greatest joy of my life, Is holding my precious child, Her tiny fingers wrapped around mine, Her wondrous eyes filled with excitement and awe. Together we share a new experience, Exploring the world with her fresh eyes, The bliss that comes from seeing it all anew, Through the eyes of my little one. My … Continue reading For the Love of My Child – Monochromes in a Colourful Mind

Compare & contrast Untitled film Still #21 by Cindy Sherman to Untitled Self Portrait by Francesco Clemente – An ‘Isms’ Overview

The art world of the 20th century has seen many different movements and styles. Two such styles that are often contrasted are postmodernism and neo-expressionism. In this paper, we will compare and contrast two works of art from each of these movements: Untitled Film Still #21 by Cindy Sherman, created in 1978, and Untitled Self … Continue reading Compare & contrast Untitled film Still #21 by Cindy Sherman to Untitled Self Portrait by Francesco Clemente – An ‘Isms’ Overview

Rooted Flotsam – Monochromes in a Colourful Mind

At the riverside low tide, branches re-sprouting and grafting onto dying tree trunks, Flotsam of life still strives to thrive, though it seems like nature's design has been defied. Seeds turned to resistant grasses, spotting on the ground around these living pillars, a testament to nature's persistence, and her ability to adapt and innovate. The … Continue reading Rooted Flotsam – Monochromes in a Colourful Mind