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Art CollectionsRelated OrganizationsReading Lists  |  Student Essays

The Violette de Mazia Foundation encourages review, research, exploration, and development of objective aesthetic analysis.

The following resources provide examples of: (1) art collections, museums and galleries; (2) organizations involved in compatible endeavors; (3) suggested reading lists; (4) analytical essays written by student participants in our courses.

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Picture Assignments The Violette de Mazia Archives
Portrait of a Gentleman, Tintoretto Student Essays

Tintoretto’s use of light is atmospheric in nature, true to the Venetian Tradition. The contrast between light and dark creates drama and mystery, as does Tintorettos’ plastic use of more.

Rhode Island School of Design Art Museum Art Collections

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Riot, Debra Butterfield Student Essays

Debra Butterfield created Riot in 1990 using discarded metal from a movie theater marquee. Currently the sculpture is owned and displayed by the Delaware Art more.

Shofuso - Japanese House Organizations

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Suggested Readings Reading Lists

If you are enrolled or planning to enroll in a Violette de Mazia Foundation course, consult the following reading lists to learn which texts you will need.

The Allentown Art Museum Art Collections

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The American Folk Art Museum Art Collections

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The Arnold Schönberg Center Organizations

Click here to visit The Arnold Schönberg Center's website.

The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - The Freer Gallery Organizations

Click here to visit the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery website.