Sample Essay on 20TH Century Humanity

Question 1. Based on Sartre’s philosophy.

  Sartre’s purpose to his work and its effectiveness.

In explanations about his ideologies existentialism being humanism, Sartre expresses his several projections about human beings and their behavior. From his prior intellectual work, he was an atheist who opposed the belief of other religions like the Christians and Marxists. Sartre’s main work focused on the behavior of humanity onto which he declares determined oneself. He was strongly opposed to any external influence to the behavior and lifestyle of human nature. According to (Warburton) he projects that it is after humankind exists that he comes to learn who he is. His artistic work tries to down fowl others regarding human existence and the way they behave. Unlike the doctrine of Christianity that reflect God’s purpose for man to shape him on how he decides and acts. Human nature has foregone what the Christian doctrine states. Therefore, according to Jean has left human to do as he wishes. His work seems to be half-baked in that many critics of his caliber have ideologically stood to oppose him. Furthermore, he remained alone to defend his work after several accusations of human moral degradation as pertains to his philosophy. (Warburton) he was criticized for existentialism being too much on human choices thus forgetting togetherness.

Question 2. Based on Frankenthaler and Rothko’s paintings, their differences and comparison to others.

The art of painting exhibited by Frankenthaler and her counterpart Mark Rothko undoubtedly inspired many people and artists of their time. Unlike Frankenthaler, Rothko’s work featured mostly in fields of nature.(Woldemar and Janson) His paintings mostly in block forms, were like characters in illusion. He was able to nature his artistic profile from childhood. Frankenthaler pioneered the soak-stain Idea where she put her specially prepared paint on a piece of fabric that mixed to produce a three-dimensional figurative.  Her work reflected the same idea of paintings only that she omitted writing on them(Woldemar and Janson). Critics owing to their fine and outstanding nature faced their careers. Rothko and Frankenthaler differed from the other painters of their time in that they were able to create and invent authentic arts from their imaginations. Rothko had the heart to help other artists against prejudice to realize their career goals.

Works Cited

Warburton, Nigel. A student’s guide to Jean-Paul Sartre’s Existentialism and Humanism. Rawl Western Virginia: Routledge 2014, 2015. Print. Friday November 2015.

Woldemar, Horst and Anthony Janson. History of Art: Western Traditon. Carolina: Prentice Hall Professional, 2003. Print.


Art Story Foundation. (2015, November Monday). Art story.

Warburton, N. (2015, November Monday). A student’s guide to Jean-Paul Sartre’s Existentialism and Humanism.