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The Spoliarium (often misspelled Spolarium) is a painting byFilipino artist Juan Luna. The painting was submitted by Luna tothe Exposición Nacional de Bellas Artes in 1884 in Madrid, whereit garnered the first gold medal (out of three). In 1886, it was soldto the Diputación Provincial de Barcelona for 20,000 pesetas.It currently hangs in the main gallery at the ground floor of theNational Museum of Fine Arts in Manila, and is the first work of artthat greets visitors upon entry into the museum. The picturerecreates a despoiling scene in a Roman circus where deadgladiators are stripped of weapons and garments.Spoliarium
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What is a Critique?
Critiques can be used to analyze carefully avariety of works such as:Creative works– novels, exhibits, film, imagesResearch– monographs, journal articles,reviews,Media– news reports, feature articles
Like an essay, a critique uses a formal,academic writing style and has a clearstructure, that is, anintroduction,body,andconclusion. However, the body of acritique includes a summary of the work anda detailed evaluation.The purpose of anevaluation isto gaugethe usefulness or impact of a work in aparticular field.
Writing a critique on a work helps us to develop:a knowledge of the work’s subject area or relatedworksan understanding of the work’s purpose, intendedaudience, development of argument, structure ofevidence or creative style, anda recognition of the strengths and weaknesses ofthe work.Why do we write critiques?
Before you start writing, it is important to have athorough understanding of the work that will becritiqued.

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