Art Appreciation Assignment 1.1 and Required Orientation

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Anna Mbamalu Arts 1301 Professor Aguilar January 21 st , 2012 Assignment 1.1 1. Chapter 1 Internet Project a. Rembrandt van Rijn In more than ninety self-portraits of himself, Rembrandt van Rijn created an autobiography in art that is the equal of the finest ever produced literature. He depicted himself on about forty to fifty paintings, thirty-two etchings, and seven drawings. His series of self-portraits are sort of like a visual diary of his life and how he has changed from the onset of his career in the 1620s to his death in the 1660s. Through his paintings Rembrandt seems to have felt that in order to know himself he had to penetrate the problem of man’s inner life. Over the years his self-portraits increasingly became a way to gain self-knowledge and in the end it took the form of an interior dialogue: a lonely old man self communicating through his paintings. b. The Mandala In the culture of the Tibetan Buddhist, a mandala is an imaginary palace that is contemplated during meditation. Each object in the palace has significance , representing some aspect of wisdom or reminding the meditator of some guiding
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course ARTS 1301 taught by Professor Aguilaredward during the Spring '11 term at Tarrant County.

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