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Artists in Isolation Make a New Window on the World. Themes and Isms. Beer with a Painter: Dan Douke. PASADENA, California — “I’m a lone wolf,” Dan Douke tells me, when I ask about his friendships with other artists.

Beer with a Painter: Dan Douke

“No connections whatsoever,” he adds somewhat proudly. We met (pre-pandemic) in Pasadena, California, at Peter Mendenhall Gallery. It is situated among a strip of suburban chain stores, and we find a spot to talk at a local juice bar. Twitter. Twitter. Twitter. How do you make World War I accessible to young students? Teacher Jeanne Hammacher offers a fun activity to help students better understand World War I. Recording Artists. Bright colours, bold brushstrokes and a rebellious spirit... today we're learning all about #Impressionism with @tate_kids!

Always inspiring to share #MonumentsMen field notebooks of James Rorimer for research projects in @metmuseum Archives. ‘Dancing at the Louvre’ by Faith Ringgold, 1991 Jay Z, Beyonce and Blue Ivy in the Louvre, 2014… Hyperallergic sur Twitter : "Pop América the exhibition elucidates mass media’s transcultural referents and generates an amplified understanding of the onomatopoeic pop(ular). Catch the exhibition @NasherMuseum of Art at Duke University for just one more.

No. 391: Monuments and memorials – The Modern Art Notes Podcast. Episode No. 391 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast looks at art and its relationship to monuments and memorials in the United States and features art historian Sarah Beetham, artist and activist Julia Pulawski and artist Ebony G.

No. 391: Monuments and memorials – The Modern Art Notes Podcast

Patterson. Sarah Beetham (Twitter) is an assistant professor of art history at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She’s working on a book titled “Monumental Crisis: Accident, Vandalism and the Civil War Citizen Soldier,” a look at how monuments have become central to a range of American discourses in the many decades since the Civil War. Julia Pulawski is a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and along with artist Annie Simpson is part of an ad hoc group of Chapel Hill activists that erected guerilla monuments to James Cates and an anonymized Negro Wench in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Sew your own: Mary Quant-style minidress. Share Want to make your own 1960s-style minidress? Our free, downloadable sewing pattern is inspired by Mary Quant's classic A-line mini – the look that defined a generation. This easy-to-use sewing pattern has been designed exclusively for us by Alice & Co Patterns. M.soundcloud. Nochlin-Linda_Why-Have-There-Been-No-Great-Women-Artists. How to Paint Like Picasso – How To. I wrote some more about the Banksy shredding. It's all about the money. SHYBOI sur Twitter : "The absolute worst part about this banksy thing is that I’m forced to see words like “disrupt” & “flow of capitalism” oh &! “Institutional critique” being used for a shit work because we ALL need a damn distraction from everyday poli. Tennessee House votes to withhold funding to punish Memphis for removing Confederate statues.

Eric Gill at Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft - Waldemar Januszczak. A terrible human being he might have been — does that make Eric Gill less of an artist, too?

Eric Gill at Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft - Waldemar Januszczak

When you have been opining about art for as long as I have, most of the issues that speckle the territory have had occasion to be rehearsed. Floaty positions have been pegged down. Suspicions solidified. But there is one issue about which I have never been able to decide. To put it crudely: can bad people make good art? Watch the Met Give Degas’s Tutu a Makeover. Brooklyn Museum. Exhibition Van Gogh & Japan - Van Gogh Museum. When living in Paris, Van Gogh fell under the spell of Japan.

Exhibition Van Gogh & Japan - Van Gogh Museum

It would give his work a new direction. In the exhibition 'Van Gogh & Japan' you can discover how Van Gogh bent the Japanese example to his own will. 23 March - 24 June 2018 Van Gogh & Japan is a temporary exhibition. 10 Female Land Artists You Should Know. Fleeing the confines of studios, galleries, and museums, the Land Artists of the 1960s and ’70s turned the earth’s surface into their canvas.

10 Female Land Artists You Should Know

Suddenly, art could be dirt, stone, sand, and sky. Review: The Whitney’s Museum New Fun Couple. Grant Wood’s “American Gothic” is almost as famous as the Mona Lisa, which is not to say that it’s a painting about a smile.

Review: The Whitney’s Museum New Fun Couple

Jasper Johns. Flag. 1954-55 (dated on reverse 1954) When Johns made Flag, the dominant American art was Abstract Expressionism, which enthroned the bold, spontaneous use of gesture and color to evoke emotional response.

Jasper Johns. Flag. 1954-55 (dated on reverse 1954)

Johns, though, had begun to paint common, instantly recognizable symbols—flags, targets, numbers, letters. Breaking with the idea of the canvas as a field for abstract personal expression, he painted "things the mind already knows. " Using the flag, Johns said, "took care of a great deal for me because I didn't have to design it. " That gave him "room to work on other levels"—to focus his attention on the making of the painting.

Why Were So Many Women Excluded from the History of Abstract Expressionism? Welcome back to the Hyperallergic Podcast.

Why Were So Many Women Excluded from the History of Abstract Expressionism?

In our latest episode, we continue on our mission to bring you playful, serious, and radical perspectives on art and culture in the world today. This episode focuses on the Women of Abstract Expressionism exhibition at the Denver Art Museum. Curated by Gwen Chanzit, the show is full of wonderful works, highlighting what has largely been overlooked in the history of the movement. But the bigger question I explore in this episode is: why were the women largely left out of the history books on Abstract Expressionism? Untitled. In this lesson plan, students explore the relationship between music and art.


Suggested Grade Level: 3-5 Estimated Time: One class period Introduction. Untitled. This past summer I met up with Gretchen McKay, who wrote a guest post on using Reacting to the Past (role playing games as pedagogy, RTTP for short) to teach art history.


I was sold on the concept and committed to playing the RTTP game Modernism vs Traditionalism: Art in Paris 1888-1889 in my (upper-division) Nineteenth Century Art class this fall. I figured that the end of the semester would be a good time to try something different, and scheduled 6 class sessions at the end of the semester for game play and a related assessment. This class (syllabus here) uses the textbook Nineteenth-Century European Art by Petra ten Doesschate Chu with handouts from Art in Theory: 1815-1900 An Anthology of Changing Ideas by Charles Harrison and Paul Wood. The class was on the smaller side, but we had many good discussions on individual paintings and on the handouts.

(I am very proud of getting my students to read Marx, Kierkegaard, and Nietzsche here in southern Utah.) Culture - How a small African figurine changed art. A small seated figurine from the Vili people of what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo was instrumental in the lives of two of the greatest artists of the 20th Century. The carved figure in wood, with its large upturned face, long torso, disproportionately short legs and tiny feet and hands, was purchased in a curio shop in Paris by Henri Matisse in 1906. The French artist, who liked to fill his studio with exotic trinkets and objets d’art, objects that would then appear in his paintings, paid a pittance for it.

Yet when he showed it to Pablo Picasso at the home of the art patron and avant-garde writer Gertrude Stein, its impact on the young Spaniard was profound, just as it was, though to an arguably lesser extent, on Matisse when the compact but powerful figure had fortuitously caught his eye. How Jackson Pollock and David Alfaro Siqueiros Fought Fascism. While it can be hard to attribute specific Pollock works to the period he spent at the workshop, the lithograph Landscape with Steer from that year shows him using an airbrush and automobile lacquer—two of Siqueiros’s favorite tricks.

It features a chaotic landscape that hovers somewhere between the figurative and abstract. 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.

‘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. Edward Hopper in 60 seconds. 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. 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.

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. 8 Influential Female Art Historians You Should Know. Rediscovered Rodin masterpiece soon at auction in Paris. 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. 20 Iconic Murals That Tell the Story of Los Angeles. Los Angeles is a city of a thousand murals. Four Waves of Feminism. This piece was originally published in the Fall 2008 issue of Pacific magazine. - The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The art of the selfie - Waldemar Januszczak. Picasso/Rivera web video. Pinterest.