Research Papers on Art & Architecture

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Research Papers on Art & Architecture

Click on any of the term papers to read a brief synopsis of the research paper. The essay synopsis includes the number of pages and sources cited in the paper.

  • European Middle Ages Architecture, Art, and Classical Antiquity

    In five pages the influence of classical antiquity on the architecture and art of the European Middle Ages are considered in the art and architecture of the Church of Notre Dame, Abbey Church at St. Denis, St. Etienne, St. Michael at Hildesheim, the Church of Medeleine at Vezelay, Giotto's Arena Chapel, and Chartres Cathedral. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Mayan Art and Architecture

    This research paper discusses art and architecture in the ancient Mayan civilization. Three pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Art of Slavery

    A 10 page research paper that examines the art of slavery, looking specifically at two aspects of this topic: the abolitionist art of the late eighteenth century, which focused on the horrors of the slave trade and the pro-slavery depictions of American plantations before and after the Civil War. Both of these examples show the influence of art on how slavery was perceived and both categories demonstrate the interplay of social forces between art and a larger society. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Art Collector Catharine Lorillard Wolfe

    In seven pages only female Metropolitan Museum of art cofounder Catharine Lorillard Wolfe is examined in terms of her life and art collection and also compares other women art collectors including Isabella Stewart Gardner, also from Wolfe's era. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Adolescents and Art Therapy

    This research paper examines literature that discusses the utilization of art therapy in regards to meeting the counseling needs of teenagers. The writer discusses adolescent development, the benefits of art therapy and several types of art therapy. Five pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Different Aspects of Art History

    This paper discusses various aspects of art, which art historians use in their evaluations of art works. Three pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Art Spiegelman on the Holocaust

    In five pages Art Spiegelman's Maus I and Maus II comic book portrayals of the Holocaust are examined.

  • Architecture of Greece

    In seven pages this paper examines Minoan architecture and how it evolved into the classical Greek architecture style. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Bead Bar Network

    This 6 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student; Bead Bar, to assess the outline of a potential network structure. The paper considers the background of the company, the use of the network, topology and architecture and the inherent advantages and disadvantages in the choices made. The recommendations made included a distributed network and a client/server architecture. The bibliography cites resources.

  • Systems versus Enterprise Architecture

    A 6 page research paper that, first of all, offers a 2 page summary that differentiates systems architecture from enterprise architecture. Then, the writer summarizes the content of 2 web sites and 1 journal article. The final page offer findings and conclusions. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Rembrandt's Self Portrait, William Shakespeare's King Lear and Their Portrayals of Old Age

    In five pages this paper discusses how two different art forms depict the same topic - old age.

  • Art Weinstein's Market Segmentation

    In three pages this paper compares Market Segmentation by Art Weinstein with Theodore Levitt's The Marketing Imagination and David Ogilvy's Ogilvy on Advertising.

  • Spanish Art and Artists

    A 5 page paper which examines Spanish art and Spanish artists. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • One Art by Elizabeth Bishop

    A 3 page paper which analyzes One Art by Elizabeth Bishop. No additional sources cited.

  • The History of Andrea Fraser's Art and Occupy Wall Street

    This 6 page paper gives an overview of the history of the Occupy Wall Street movement and the art work of Andrea Fraser. This paper includes a discussion of the connection of Andrea Fraser's art work and the Occupy Wall Street movement. Bibliography list 4 sources

  • Good Taste and Art According to David Hume

    In eleven pages this report discusses how Hume's skeptical views shaped his perceptions regarding good taste and art with the writer agreeing that art exists from its own sake and remaind independent of any morality or laws of objectivity. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Impressionism/Music & Art

    A 5 page research paper that discusses the relationship between impressionist music and painting. Art and music have always developed in parallel with one another throughout the course of history (Impressionism). The impressionism of the late nineteenth century, which originated in France, exemplifies this principle as impressionist music and art are closely related. This examination of impressionism in music demonstrates the close relationship that the development of this genre of music history had with painting of the same era. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Sexually Abused Children and Art Therapy Assessments

    In a paper consisting of five pages the topic of art therapy and assessments of how art can predict sex crimes involving children are discussed in terms of current relevant literature. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Art & Creativity/Elementary Classroom

    A 4 page research paper that discusses the relationship between art, creativity and learning within the context of an elementary classroom. The write argues that art, and the creativity associated with artistic endeavor, can open the door to enhanced student learning. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Beuys and Warhol, Two Different Artists

    Andy Warhol and Joseph Beuys are two artists of the mid 20th century who offer a study in contrasts. The conservative Beuys displayed a positive attitude toward life and humanity and served in the armed forces. His art reflected this philosophy. Warhol's attitude was much darker and his art also reflected that. This paper compares and contrasts the two artists in terms of style, temperament and politics.This paper has six pages and six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Art Therapy And ADHD - Research Proposal

    This 15 page paper has several sections or chapters: introduction, research questions, description of three theories (Piaget, Erikson, and Rogers), ADHD, art therapy, using art therapy with ADHD children, methodology, application of method, results, discussion and conclusions. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • The Tropical Art Deco Style

    This 6 page paper discusses what the writer calls the art of living, and explores the characteristics of the tropical art deco style. There are 7 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Architecture of Information Systems

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at the architecture of information systems. Issues such as management and the impact of globalization on information systems are explored. Paper uses four sources.

  • Landscape Architecture and Italian Designs for Pavement

    In five pages this paper discusses the history of paving designs in this landscape architecture overview that focuses upon Italian designs, their installation and costs. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Modern Corporations and Data Processing

    In four pages data processing within the corporate sector is examined in a discussion of such topics as data warehouses and information architecture along with their value to modern business. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Operating Systems, Applications, and Software Architecture

    In 5 pages this paper examines hardware and operating systems in terms of their relationship with software architecture with its definition and influential factors among the topics discussed. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • A Wireless Network for a Healthcare Organization

    The writer discusses some of the issues a healthcare organization, such as a HMO, may need to look at if planning to install a wireless local area network (WLAN). Issues discussed include the benefits following installation, the potential architecture, and security of the equipment and information on the system. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Architecture of Cathedral Schools

    In seven pages this essay discusses how cultural values are represented in Cathedral schools' architecture. Around seven sources are cited in the bibliography with a FREE outline of one and a half pages also included.

  • Roman Cultural Life and Architecture: Analysis and Interpretation

    In six pages this paper examines the Roman way of life and and then considers how two architectural works – the Pantheon and the Colosseum – reflect Roman culture, with detailed description, analysis, and interpretation included. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Abstract on Architecture and the Role of Virtual Reality

    This paper abstract of two pages considers the architectural role played by virtual reality. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Art of Essay Writing - A Review of Progress

    Writing essays is both an art and a science. The writer looks at the progress of a students essay writing skills over a set of three progressive essays. The weaknesses and areas of improvement are all discussed. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Picasso, Da Vinci

    This paper discusses Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" and then turn to the modern art and describes "Guernica" by Pablo Picasso. Three pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • David Hwang's M. Butterfly: Power + Art = Tragedy

    The influence of power and art on the play as conveyed through Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly is analyzed in a paper consisting of 4 pages. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Pope and Nobleman Renaissance Art Distinctions

    In eight pages this paper contrasts and compares Renaissance art in terms of the similarities and differences between noblemen and papal portraits. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Team Building, Evaluating a Website

    This essay is an analysis of a website, "All About Team Building," which provides readers with an exemplary guide to the art of team building. Three pages in length, one source is cited.

  • Art, Religion, and Cultural Anthropology

    In seven pages this paper considers how cultural anthropology is influenced by religion and art with the argument presented that evolution is affected not only by biology but by cultural variation as well. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Constructing Knowledge and Feminist Theory

    This paper discusses feminist theory as seen in Lorraine Code's work, What Can She Know? The author also discusses the construction of knowledge as a common theme in feminist art. This eight page paper has no additional sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Peter Senge's Five Disciplines

    In eight pages this paper considers each of the disciplines described by Peter Senge in The Fifth Discipline The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Assessment of the book: Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making

    This 3 page paper gives a discussion of the policy paradoxes in the book and in particular the problems of equality and efficiency. This paper includes examples from the book to support the assessment. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Sphinx of Senwosret II at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art III

    An explication of this sculpture featured at New York's Met is presented in a paper consisting of five pages. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Behavioral, Humanism, and Jungian Theories of Personality

    In five pages this paper examines personality development in a consideration of art therapy, humanism, behaviorism, and the archetypes and personality types described in the theories of Carl Jung. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Image of Zeus in the Culture and Art of Greek Society

    This paper examines how Zeus's image is represented in ancient Greek society with art and culture the primary focus in eight pages. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Van Gogh/Irises

    A 3 page analysis of "Irises" by Vincent van Gogh. The writer describes and reacts to this great work of art. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Ancient Art: Egypt and Greece

    A 3 page examination of art from ancient Egypt and ancient Greece. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Death, Resurrection, and Eternal Life

    In seven pages the texts Eternal Life? Life After Death As a Medical, Philosophical, and Theological Problem by Hans Hung and The Sacred Art of Dying by Kenneth Kramer are featured in a discussion of such topics as death, resurrection, and eternal life. There are no other sources cited.

  • Martial Art of Capoeira

    In a paper consisting of twenty three pages the culturally complex Capoeira martial art is examined in terms of its Afro-Brazilian Bahia cultural heritage and social contributions in its incorporation of play, music, and dance. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Timing and Disguise in 'The Odyssey' Stories

    In six pages this paper examines the importance of timing and discusses in stories related to 'The Odyssey' including Homer's epic and the films O Brother, Where Art Thou? by director Joel Coen and 'The Odyssey' directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. Three other sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu and What Can be Learned by Reading This Text

    Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" and the lessons it can teach someone who has yet to read this timeless work are considered in a paper consisting of 5 pages. The bibliography cites only the primary source.

  • Language Barriers Transcended by Art

    In five pages this paper examines how the barriers imposed by language can be successfully broken through by art. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Consideration of Aztec Codices

    This paper consists of six pages and discusses whether Aztec codices represent either art, writing or are perhaps combinations of each. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Are the Aztec Codices Art or Language?

    In five pages this paper argues that the Aztec codices are not either art or language but rather representative of both. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Death and Dying as a Literary Theme

    This paper examines Mitch Albom's book, Tuesdays with Morrie, and Kenneth Kramer's work, The Sacred Art of Dying. The author explores the recurring theme of death and dying in each work. This five page paper has four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Proper Nutrition And Good Health: Culinary Cause And Effect

    3 pages in length. More than one hundred years ago, just after the turn of the twentieth century, culinary science recognized the cause and effect of proper nutrition equating to good health. Although the extent of this knowledge may not have been as vast as it is today, that it was even a component of culinary in any way indicates a strong association between the art of cooking and the healthfulness it instills. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • U.S. Culinary Arts and the Literary Influence of M.F.K. Fisher

    In six pages this paper examines such texts as With Bold Knife and Fork and The Art of Eating in a consideration of the humorous and engaging writing style of M.F.K. Fisher and the influence these works have had upon U.S. cuisine. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Internet Addiction Disorder

    In six pages this paper examines types of Internet addictions and how this behavior can be successfully treated by using expressive art therapy or the twelve step program. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Life and Artistic Perspectives of Leonardo da Vinci

    In eight pages this paper discusses Leonardo da Vinci in a consideration of his life, art, and perspectives. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Life, Art, and Maya Angelou

    In five pages this research paper examines how the life of Maya Angelou is featured in her literary art with such texts as Heart of a Woman, Singin' and Swingin', Makin' Merry Like Christmas and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Technical Analysis of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa

    In five pages this paper analyzes the artist's techniques in the creation of this Italian Renaissance work of art with the subject's famous smile among the topics considered. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Advertising, Art, and Print Media

    This paper examines art and advertising with a focus on print media. Four questions are included and answers are provided. Past, current and future trends are each discussed. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Science and Art of Teaching

    In eight pages the teaching profession is analyzed in terms of the combined elements of science and art it represents. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Meaning of Tattoos and Body Piercing

    This 6 page paper discusses tattoos and other forms of body art, and what they mean to various people, including gang members. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Existentialism and Phenomenology

    In nine pages this paper discusses how a philosophy class would teach phenomenology and existentialist theories by answering questions on phenomenological world experience, modern art as a way to phenomenological understanding, alienation of capitalism, truth as subjectivity according to Kierkegaard, and epoch's significance. There is no bibliography included.

  • Assessments of Sexually Abused Children and Art Therapy

    In sixteen pages this paper discusses how art therapy can be used in order to assess the sexual abuse of child victims. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Art and Techniques from 1300 to 1700

    In eight pages the art and techniques developed throughout France, Italy, Spain, Rome, Flanders, and The Netherlands between 1300 and 1700 are explored and include such artists and their techniques as the Boucicaut Master, Velazquez, La Tour, Michelangelo, Van Eyck, and Da Vinci. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Artist, Scientist, and Engineer Leonardo da Vinci

    In seven pages this paper explores da Vinci's life, his art, scientific and engineering designs. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Technology at Shell

    This 5 page paper examines the use of different types of technology and information systems art Shell, the paper starts by looking at the technology in developing creative thinking at managerial level, the paper then moves on to look at information systems and technology used in the oil drilling aspects of the business. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Erving Goffman's Dramaturgical Approach to Human Interaction

    A 7 page research paper that discusses Erving Goffman, one of the twentieth century's most influential sociologists, who developed and supported a dramaturgically oriented approach to explaining the world of human interaction and behavior (De Boer, 1994). This approach to sociology holds promise in regards to both understanding the nature of human behavior in everyday life and also in regards to utilizing this perspective within the context of cultural and art experiences that are designed to have a positive impact on public participation in the arts. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

    In four pages the Parisian modernity period is examined in a consideration of Henri de Toulouse Lautrec's art and his influence. Four sources are cited.

  • Computer Design Evolution

    In five pages this paper examines how design and art were influenced by the evolution of computers. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Review of "Delivering the Goods - The Art of Managing Your Supply Chain" by Damon Schechter and Gordon Sander

    This 6 page paper gives an overview of Damon Schechter and Gordon Sander's book "Delivering the Goods - The Art of Managing Your Supply Chain". This book, which is heavily based on military logistics presents a range of lessons which can be learned from the history of supply chain management and the useful tri-level view for the analysis of logistics and supply chain management. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Three Graphic Artists

    A 3 page paper which examines the influence and impact of three graphic artists. The artists are Michael Schwab, Gary Panter, and Art Chandry. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The History and Evolution of Fingerprinting

    This paper examines the art and science of fingerprinting. The author discusses the history and evolution of fingerprinting technology as well as its relevance in criminal investigations. This five page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • National Standards/Fine Arts

    A 3 page research paper that, first of all, briefly outlines the general content of national standards addressing the fine arts: art education, dance, music and visual arts. Then the writer briefly discusses research on how to accomplish these goals. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Critical Thinking & Art Education

    A 3 page research paper/essay that discusses the nature of creativity and critical thinking. The writer relates a personal change in perspective that affected the way to approach to elementary art education. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • A Consideration of Art Education

    In a research paper consisting of eight pages the history and academic curricula goals of art education are discussed. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Franz West and Anish Kapoor's Installation or Environmental Art

    In six pages these installation or environmental artists are contrasted and compared. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ofili and Dalwood's Celebrity in Contemporary British Art

    In a paper consisting of seven pges these modern artist works' Ofili's Afrodizzia and Dalwood's Kurt Cobain's Greenhouse are examined in terms of the portrayals of the celebrities. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Edgar Allan Poe's 'Fall of the House of Usher,' Art and Literature

    In five pages this paper discusses the house featured in Poe's short story in an examination of how it is artistically presented with such literary works as 'The Haunted Palace' considered. Three sources are cited in the bibliography..

  • Ethnography Art

    In seven pages this paper examines Coco Fusco and Susan Hiller's works from a cultural perspective. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Scripted Television is an Art Form

    This 5 page paper compares and contrasts scripted television with reality TV. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Art of Healing and Frontier Medicine

    This paper addresses various facets of medicine during the settlement of North America. The author addresses various cultural medical beliefs such as faith-healing, herbal medicine, and others. This seven page paper has seven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Japanese Edo Art and Vincent Van Gogh's The Courtesan

    This research essay consists of four pages and compares the similarities between the Edo artwork of Japan with The Courtesan painting of Vincent Van Gogh. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Impressionism Crisis Impact Upon the Art of Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin

    In five pages this paper considers how the Impressionism artistic crisis impacted upon the development of the painting styles of Van Gogh and Gauguin. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Man and Art of Vincent Van Gogh

    In six and a half pages this paper discusses the post Impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh and his paintings. There are eight sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Elephants, Rhinos, Kobs, Leopards And Buffalo: Communication In African Culture

    5 pages in length. While not art in the conventional sense, ancient African artifacts depict the cultural progression of its people by virtue of animal-infused masks, figures, tribal dances and trinkets that symbolized what they wanted to convey. The extent to which the buffalo (bravery and strength), leopard (authority), elephant (power and kingship, wisdom and patience), kob (abundant wildlife) and rhinoceros (leadership) reflect the five animal figures used most predominantly throughout the vast array of African culture is both grand and far-reaching; that these symbolic images were instrumental in expressing both basic and complex forms of communication speaks to the critical importance these figurative portrayals had in aiding man's need to share information. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Octavio Paz/Diego Rivera

    A 5 page research paper/essay that critiques how each man viewed Emiliano Zapata. The Labyrinth of Solitude is one of the most famous works by the noted Mexican author Octavio Paz. It is a collection of nine essays that are all concerned with the central theme of how one should understand Mexican identity, which translates in the book into understanding the quest for this understanding as an existential labyrinth, which leads inevitably to a profound feeling of solitude. Diego Rivera, through his art, also expresses a vision of Mexican identity. This discussion interprets Rivera's "Agrarian Leader Zapata" in light of the themes brought out in Paz's text. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Laura, In Williams’ Glass Menagerie

    A 3 page essay that discusses the character of Laura from Tennessee Williams’ poignant play “The Glass Menagerie.” There are a number of similarities between Laura Wingfield and the small glass animals that she collects. As with her small glass animals, Laura is fragile, both in health and temperament. Also, like her animals, which are a beautiful expression of art, Laura herself has an ethereal beauty. This metaphor also connects Laura with nature as the shapes of her glass suggest the natural world, which is distant from the play’s urban setting. As this suggests, the glass menagerie itself can be viewed as a metaphor for understanding Laura’s inner nature and Romantic beauty. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

 

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