UofA Critique

UofA Critique - Ryan Boorse December 3, 2007 Art 105...

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Ryan Boorse December 3, 2007 Art 105 11:40-12:55 U of A art Critique Giovanni Paolo Panini did an excellent job at creating and displaying the time period of the 1750s with his painting A Capriccio of Classical Ruins. He created this painting using oil on canvas. The painting appears to be an old Greek city. Along the right side it has many columns and buildings. On the left side and in the background there are single large pillars. There are stairs leading up to a sculpture of a man on horseback. On the right side there is a sculpture of a man that appears to be holding something and there are a few people sitting around it. There is a sculpture of a lady surrounded by 4 columns in the middle of the painting. There are also people mingling around the entire painting. When I looked at this painting I felt happy and melancholic because the painting made me feel as if I was actually in that city during that time period. It gave me a sense of knowledge about that whole era just from everything that was in the painting. The way people were dressed,
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2008 for the course ART 105 taught by Professor Chapman during the Spring '08 term at Pima CC.

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UofA Critique - Ryan Boorse December 3, 2007 Art 105...

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