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“These series of murals, taken as a whole, represents the idea that all actions and ideas are one” (Rivera, 1999, p. 66). Even though the series was criticized way back before the painting was over, Rivera considers it among his most successful paintings. It was considered by critics as Marxist propaganda and after it was completed, it was criticized by Episcopalian and Catholic clergy as supposed blasphemy. Additionally, the series was considered un-American and vulgar by the Detroit News making it win more visitors, around 10,000 in a single Sunday leading to the rise of its budget.
However, it is very important to clarify that the photograph in itself is not the art. It is simply the subjectivity of the photographs that are being heralded as the art. This is because of their ingenuity as performed by the impersonations by the artist. This was stressed more in Sherman series of ‘History Portraits’.
The mural shows a walk through Alameda Park on a Sunday. There are three periods of Mexican history namely The Revolution of 1910, The Porfiriato Dictatorship and The conquest shown in the mural. There are prominent Mexican history figures. The center of the mural shows Rivera at the age of 10 held hand by Dame Catrina, as a skeleton parodying vanity as shown by Jose Guadalupe Posada, a famous Mexican engraver.
In 1933, Rivera began the mural named Man at the Crossroads, for Rockefeller Center requested by the Rockefellers to be placed on the ground floor wall of the center. Nelson Rockeferra was suggesting the mural to be made by either Pablo Picasso or Henri Matisse but none was available. Since Rivera was among the favorites of Nelson’s mother, he was commissioned to make the mural.
Artists whose work moves closer to the question of showing what they do by using the mode of photography have been affected by technology. This is especially the case when related to the element of photography (Rand, Torres and Kamhi, 2000).
Hutcheon (2002) suggested that photography in many ways is the perfect postmodern vehicle. He strongly felt so since to him, photography in its subjectivity has got the capability to challenge whether the objective recording is impartial or not.
Once I enrolled for my current Marxist Economics course, I began to gradually untangle the economics mechanisms of capitalism through extensive research from the course catalog as well as from secondary sources.
The Marxist economic outlook asserts that the world is characterized by a discrete division of labor in which a section of the population provides capital while the other provides labor and other forms of human resource. Similarly, World Systems Theory stipulates that in the international setting alike, the developed countries dubbed the Global North offer capital and market for finished products while the developing countries of the Global South provide labor and raw materials.
Now I am going to compare Tom Hanks’ character and the character of Chance in the movie Being There.
Being There is by Chance (Peter Sellers) who has lived all his life in an estate of a millionaire as a gardener.
When his boss dies he walks in the town aimlessly and is knocked by a car belonging to a wealthy woman by the name of Eve Rand (Shirley MacLaine).
From my view, there are inherent differences between the two methods, the quantitative method deals with numerical values while the qualitative deals with textual values. Meaning the data obtained from the quantitative methods are numerical in value and require quantitative data analysis methods.