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Learn about Claude Monet's painting techniques.painting image by Linda Brotkorb from Fotolia.comThe French painter Claude Monet (1840 to 1926) epitomizes the movement known as impressionism. Louis Leroy, a critic of Monet and his peers, first used the term "impressionist" as an insult. He...
The significant facts one needs to know about John Quincy Adams, American diplomat, president, and congressman.
The name of Hitler provokes intense emotions. But what if Adolf Hitler had really been named Adolf Schicklgruber? It was closer than you think.
Everything you see can be classified by its positive and negative space. Visual literacy is the study of how those spaces interact and form a visual language. The interplay of positive and negative space is essential to diverse fields such as fine art, commercial media and legal defense. Effective
Apulian red-figure bell-krater, from 380–370 B.C., by Eumenides Painter showing Clytemnestra trying to awaken the Erinyes, at the Louvre.
Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Indian independence movement, spent 20 years in South Africa working to fight discrimination and then returned to India.He spent his remaining years working diligently to both remove British rule from India as well as to better the lives of India's poorest clas
The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and Great Britain. Beginning in June 1812, the War of 1812 was the result of American anger over trade issues, impressment of sailors, and British support of Indian attacks on the frontier. Lasting two and half years, the War of 1812 saw American
The artists of ancient Greece mainly produced pottery and sculptures. Although little is known about the individual sculptors active in ancient Greece, many example of their work survive today and have provided influence for a number of other later periods of art.
Learn the endings on Latin nouns of the Third Declension.