‘The Discussion’ discussion captured imaginations, and had an unexpected twist - Discoveries - Art Detective. The Discussion, 1948, oil on canvas by Geoffrey Arthur Tibble (1909–1952) © the artist's estate photo credit: Government Art Collection A painting-within-a-painting first captured Tom Sutcliffe, Arts Broadcaster at Radio 4, who explained his fascination with 'The Discussion' by Geoffrey Arthur Tibble in an ‘artwork in focus’ story for Art UK.
The painting, held in Government Art Collection, shows three women in long skirts sitting in a room with a bearded gentleman. An Illustrated Guide to Linda Nochlin’s “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” Linda Nochlin’s “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?”
(1971) is generally considered the first major work of feminist art history. Maura Reilly, a curator, writer, and collaborator of Nochlin’s, described the work as “a dramatic feminist rallying cry.” “This canonical essay precipitated a paradigm shift within the discipline of art history,” Reilly states in her preface to Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader (2015), “and as such her name became inseparable from the phrase, ‘feminist art,’ on a global scale.”
A dryly humored analysis of the values by which artists are historicized and discussed, “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” An Illustrated Guide to Linda Nochlin’s “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” Twitter. Edward Hopper in 60 seconds. What is the Lasting Impact of World War I? April 10, 2017 For the 100th anniversary of the U.S. involvement in WWI (April 6) and the broadcast premiere of PBS’ THE GREAT WAR (April 10), Jeanne Hamacher has authored an insightful blog post with tips to help you kick off meaningful discussion in your next class.
For additional resources about WWI, visit PBS LearningMedia’s “Soldiers, Veterans, and War in American Life” and "The Great War" collection. World War I is not just about trench warfare and poison gas. Four Waves of Feminism. This piece was originally published in the Fall 2008 issue of Pacific magazine.
Martha Rampton is a professor of history and director of the Center for Gender Equity at Pacific University. Her specialty is the early medieval period with an emphasis on social history and the activities and roles of women. She holds an MA in medieval history from the University of Utah and a doctorate in medieval history from the University of Virginia. It is common to speak of three phases of modern feminism; however, there is little consensus as to how to characterize these three waves or what to do with women's movements before the late nineteenth century. An Attempt to Create Europe's Largest Environmental Art Project with 5,000 Trees.
An artist is setting out to create the largest environmental art installation in Europe, and he’s attempting the feat by growing trees.
“Breath” is the green vision of Spanish street artist Escif, whose creations have colored sites from walls in Montreal to Banksy’s Dismaland. This latest effort is a departure from his past work, completely free of paint and set to cover a patch of a mountain in southern Italy. Mount Olivella, which overlooks the town of Sapri, was partially deforested in the mid 1700s, leading to regional flooding that still occurs today. Escif intends to plant 5,000 trees over a 30-acre site near its peak as an environmental art intervention that would be visible from miles away.
See How Frank Lloyd Wright's "Tree of Life" Stained Glass Windows are Assembled. See How Frank Lloyd Wright's "Tree of Life" Stained Glass Windows are Assembled As an architect, Frank Lloyd Wright was known for many things, but perhaps his most famed characteristic was his exceptional attention to detail – in many of his projects, each furniture piece was designed specifically for its intended location.
This trait carried over into the design of the windows in his houses. Borrowing from organic motifs, Wright created a series of compositions suited for each house, from the tall, triangular stained glass windows of the Hollyhock House to the mahogany Samara clerestory panels of the Bachman-Wilson House. But perhaps most famous of his window designs was the Tree of Life motif created for the residence of Darwin D. Luncheon of the Boating Party by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Luncheon of the Boating Party by Auguste Renoir (1881) My Daily Art Display today features one of the best known Impressionist paintings.
It is Luncheon of the Boating Party by Renoir which he painted in 1881. Although I would rank Impressionism outside my top three favourite art genres, I was fascinated by this painting and the story behind it. Maison Fournaise (c.1890) 8 Influential Female Art Historians You Should Know. Hayden Herrera An art historian’s job, in the most basic and purest sense, is to find artifacts, documents, and stories that shed more light on a specific person or art genre—and Herrera excels at this.
With her widely acclaimed 1983 book Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo, Herrera cemented her place as a foremost scholar on Kahlo’s life and work. The biography went on to inspire the 2002 film starring Salma Hayek and Alfred Molina, and is still an important resource for learning about Kahlo’s artmaking, romances, and health issues, among other topics. Herrera has also published biographies on artists like Arshile Gorky and Joan Snyder; a Guggenheim fellowship recipient, she earned her Ph.D. at the CUNY Graduate Center. Deborah Willis. Rediscovered Rodin masterpiece soon at auction in Paris.
PARIS.- On 30th May, Artcurial will offer at auction Andromède, a rare Rodin marble sculpture with an extraordinary history.
The long lost masterpiece, in the same familly for over 130 years, is estimated between € 800,000 - 1,200,000. In 1888, Chilean diplomat Carlos Morla Vicuña commissioned a marble bust of his young wife, Luisa, from Auguste Rodin. 20 Iconic Murals That Tell the Story of Los Angeles. Los Angeles is a city of a thousand murals.
Our endless sprawl creates the perfect canvas, and our art world is heavily influenced by Chicano muralists. In the 1960s and ’70s the Southland was even known as "the mural capital of the world. " Artdaily.org - The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The art of the selfie - Waldemar Januszczak.
Painters used to be the only people capable of self-portraiture, but now we are all at it. As a new Saatchi Gallery show celebrates the selfie, is vanity itself is now an art form? Up on the Sistine Chapel ceiling in Rome there is a blonde looking at herself in a mirror. Picasso/Rivera web video. Interactive Maps of the Metropolitan Museum Offer Fresh Views of Its Permanent Collections. It’s fun to wander around the Metropolitan Museum of Art without a paper guide, but students in the School of Visual Arts’ MFA Visual Narrative program have created a number of creative, interactive maps for the museum well worth consulting. Created in collaboration with the Met MediaLab and curated by SVA professor Tim Szetela, the web-based MAPPING THE MET presents eight mixed media maps based on data the students collected from various galleries housing the museum’s permanent collections.
Each features the student’s own drawings of selected art, often accompanied with basic historical information. The results form new artworks that invite us to engage with objects that are always on view — or in some cases, the building’s architecture — through new perspectives. One standout is Rosa Chang’s project, which explores the presence of one specific color throughout the museum’s rooms: indigo. Pinterest. Pinterest.