Museum of Latin American Art. I Am: New Afro-Latinx Narratives — MOLAA. I am: New Afro-Latinx Narratives February 24th – April 24th, 2021 Curated by Chief Curator Gabriela Urtiaga Hand-in-hand with renowned artists, today we celebrate and honor African heritage and its influence in Latin American countries and the rich culture that resulted from that union.
5 Core Elements of Successful Art Installations. Have you ever pondered about what makes a famous art installation?
The majority of people never ask such questions – and for good reason. Installation art isn’t designed to raise questions; instead, it is something capturing your imagination and leaving you speechless. It is a personal experience that matters the most. To reach people’s hearts and minds, artists should consider several crucial elements that make the real difference when it comes to the success of an artwork. Let’s look at these five core elements of successful art installations right now. Episode 71: Art History BB: The Obamas' Presidential Portraits — The Art History Babes. Episode 72: F**K Gauguin — The Art History Babes.
The time has finally arrived for the Babes to unleash on the most problematic of artists, Paul Gauguin.
Please join us for some unabashed Gauguin bashing, as we highlight all the reasons he was literally the worst -- from his terrible treatment of Van Gogh, to his abandonment of his family, to his exploitation of young girls. Plus, we attempt to address the looming question of "What do we do with the art of bad people? ". Warning: This episode contains discussion of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and exploitation. What Do We Do with the Art of Monstrous Men?
Why Were So Many Women Excluded from the History of Abstract Expressionism? Welcome back to the Hyperallergic Podcast.
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?
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.
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.
Suddenly, art could be dirt, stone, sand, and sky. It could vanish in the wind or permanently alter a landscape. It didn’t need to be bought or sold. Unboxing the cannon. “Unboxing the Canon” takes a closer look at the history of Western art.
We might be seduced by the pretty packaging, such as soft brush strokes, brilliant colors, grand gestures, expert carving, even traditional iconography. But what happens when we take a deeper look? When we open the packaging and see what might have been invisible, or what is a cultural blind spot? Join Professor Linda Steer and listen in for a take on art history that connects the past to the present, critiques the canon, and reveals what might not be immediately apparent in Western art and its institutions. Credits: “Unboxing the Canon” is hosted and produced by Linda Steer for her course “Introduction to the History of Western Art” in the Department of Visual Arts at Brock University.
Artists in Isolation Make a New Window on the World. This article is part of our latest Fine Arts & Exhibits special report, which focuses on how art endures and inspires, even in the darkest of times.
Themes and Isms. Beer with a Painter: Dan Douke. 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. 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.
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. The design includes two neckline options, two pocket options, three collar finishes, and two sleeve finishes – all inspired by Mary Quant's iconic designs. It's a classic A-line mini which sits just above the knee – you can shorten it if you want to show a bit more thigh, or lengthen to turn it into a more 70s style maxi-dress. M.soundcloud. 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. 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.
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. 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.
To the contrary, it shows what appears to be a glowering, bespectacled husband and his long-faced wife standing outside a white-painted farmhouse in Iowa. When the painting was first exhibited — in 1930, at the Chicago Art Institute — it became an instant sensation. 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.
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.
The color, for example, is applied not to canvas but to strips of newspaper—a material almost too ordinary to notice. Publication excerpt from The Museum of Modern Art, MoMA Highlights, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, revised 2004, originally published 1999, p. 232. Untitled. In this lesson plan, students explore the relationship between music and art. 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. Culture - How a small African figurine changed art. How Jackson Pollock and David Alfaro Siqueiros Fought Fascism. What is the Lasting Impact of World War I? ‘The Discussion’ discussion captured imaginations, and had an unexpected twist - Discoveries - Art Detective.
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. 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.
20 Iconic Murals That Tell the Story of Los Angeles. Four Waves of Feminism. Artdaily.org - The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The art of the selfie - Waldemar Januszczak. Picasso/Rivera web video. Pinterest.