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Viewers' Choice

Date: May 2002
Creator: Brownlee, Tracie
Description: This paper documents the execution and exhibition of a group of oil paintings exploring themes of spectacle and the construction of reality in contemporary American society. The paintings are composed of figures and fragments of text originating in stills taken from television news and reality TV. This paper describes and assesses the paintings according to a set of questions developed by the artist at the inception of the project. Various strategies employed in the execution of the work are analyzed and compared. The contribution of this project to the field of contemporary visual art is evaluated via comparison with other art, past and present, expressing similar concerns.
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Tropical Forest with Monkeys

Tropical Forest with Monkeys

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Date: 1910
Creator: Rousseau, Henri, 1844-1910
Description: Oil painting depicting monkeys of various colors amid tropical plants and flowers.
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President Theodore Roosevelt of the United States of America and the German Kaiser Wilhelm II, in the dispute over the German Blockade of Venezuela

President Theodore Roosevelt of the United States of America and the German Kaiser Wilhelm II, in the dispute over the German Blockade of Venezuela

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Date: 1902
Creator: Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome
Description: None
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Untitled

Untitled

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Date: 1949
Creator: Lewis, Norman Wilfred
Description: None
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Tournament

Tournament

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Date: 1951
Creator: Gottlieb, Adolph
Description: None
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Architectonic Painting

Architectonic Painting

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Date: 1917~
Creator: Popova, Lyubov'
Description: Painting of red, orange,pink,green and black varied opaque layered geometric shapes.
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Trojan Gates

Trojan Gates

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Date: 1955
Creator: Frankenthaler, Helen
Description: Abstract oil painting.
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The Feast of Pure Reason

The Feast of Pure Reason

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Date: 1937
Creator: Levine, Jack
Description: Oil painting depicting three seated men smoking cigars.
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The Vases

The Vases

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Date: 1925
Creator: Ozenfant, Amédée
Description: Oil painting depicting red vases on a light-colored background.
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Fatata te Miti (By the Sea)

Fatata te Miti (By the Sea)

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Date: 1892
Creator: Gauguin, Paul
Description: Oil painting depicting several people in the water.
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