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By Mantha Zarmakoupi

This research explores Roman luxurious villa structure and the Roman luxurious villa way of life to make clear the villas' layout as a dynamic method regarding cultural, social, and environmental elements. Roman villas expressed a unique architectural language which was once built by way of designers appropriating the prevailing stylistic and thematic vocabularies of Hellenistic and Roman structure. Zarmakoupi seeks to explain and clarify the ways that this structure accommodated the approach to life of proficient relaxation and an appreciation of the Roman panorama, and the way, in doing so, it turned a cultural phenomenon and a very important aspect within the development of Roman cultural identification. of their attempt to deal with the Greek variety, Romans created anything thoroughly remarkable within the background of architecture.  Read more...

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He and a group of young artists exhibited independently, calling themselves realists, drawing inspiration from their surroundings and experiences. Somewhat later, his colleagues took on the term impressionist, but Degas rejected the term. Impressionism demanded that an artist be spontaneous; Degas insisted that no art was less spontaneous than his, and that, instead, his art was the result of reflection and of the study of the great masters.

And had been suggested by things I had seen on Broadway in walking there at night. The attempt to give a concrete expression to a very amorphous impression is the insurmountable difficulty in painting. ” Source: Avis Berman, Edward Hopper’s New York. Corn Hill, Truro 1930. Oil on canvas, 29 ¥ 43 in. 2 cm), Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas — Painted during Hopper’s first summer in South Truro, Cape Cod, Corn Hill, Truro shows the rolling dunes of Corn Hill Beach, located just above Cape Cod Bay on the outer arm of the cape between Provincetown and Wellfleet.

1 cm), Collection of Steve Martin — The setting for this painting is Cape Elizabeth, Maine. The lighthouse keeper’s home was built in 1878. When Hopper visited in 1927, the Coast Guard station’s keeper was Joseph H. Upton. In Captain Upton’s House, Hopper shows the keeper’s house and the lighthouse looming behind it; he uses whites, taupes and grays, and conveyed the idea of the light beacon by painting the panes of glass in the lantern in shades of gold. The complex is seen from below, bathed in sunlight.

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