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Rogan Brown - Paper Sculptures

Rogan Brown - Paper Sculptures
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scienceloveletters – Science Love Letters The day after 9-11 I sat in a philosophy class, existentialism. I liked the way bracelets slid up and down the teacher’s wrists as he raised and lowered his hands. They clinked against each other, tiny bell sounds above the sleeves of a conventional suit. “Fanaticism is the need to know and have all the answers.” Death to me meant nothing until Byrd was born, with his six pound body came the terrible slamming against a wall that leaves you crumpled and spent. Three weeks after Byrd was born my Grandma died. When you die you are gone. – GM What about your soul? What soul? What about god? There is no god in Judaism. – GM The philosophy professor with bracelets gave us a choice – to have everything safe and determined or to allow for discovery and freedom. Without an ending there is no plot. This summer, I made huge paintings of the St. The St. Materials: gouache

Harvard unveils massive Bauhaus collection online Design nerds better sit down for this: Harvard Art Museums just unveiled a 32,000-work-strong online collection of objects related to Bauhaus, no doubt last century’s most influential school of art and design (and host to the best costume parties.) Originally based in three German cities, Bauhaus closed its doors under Nazis pressure in the ‘30s, after which founder Walter Gropius immigrated to Boston and served as chairman of Harvard’s architecture school until retirement. The release of this collection marks the beginning of a broader celebration in 2019, marking the 100th anniversary of the school’s founding. The repository, filled with works by Bauhaus teachers and students, as well as those inspired by Bauhaus pedagogy, is deliciously searchable. You can go straight to items pertinent to Gropius and prominent Bauhaus protégés like Marcel Breuer or Josef and Anni Albers, or narrow things down by topic, medium, date, and more.

Musée Atger - Université de Montpellier Avec ses mille dessins et quelque cinq mille estampes, le Musée Atger, niché au cœur des bâtiments historiques de la Faculté de médecine, est le plus ancien musée de Montpellier. Sa présence inattendue en ces lieux résulte de la générosité et du choix délibéré du collectionneur montpelliérain Xavier Atger (1758-1833), amateur éclairé et passionné d’œuvres d’art. La vitalité intellectuelle de l’Ecole de médecine où s’est constitué une bibliothèque exceptionnelle au début du 19e siècle, explique ce choix : la bibliothèque universitaire Historique de Médecine assume d’ailleurs depuis l’origine la gestion et la conservation du musée. Mais Atger veut aussi, dans une vision humaniste de la médecine partagée par les professeurs de l’école, permettre aux étudiants de s’ouvrir à l’art et en particulier d’étudier le dessin, technique essentielle dans leur formation et surtout moyen inégalé d’exercer leur esprit d’observation.

Journal of ART in SOCIETY - Home ArtAtomic: Art, Code and Science of Kristin Henry What possessed me to try #inktober last year? I can’t draw! At least, that’s what I thought. In my ‘day job’, my work revolves around code and data. When I do create art, it’s usually with code. And yet, I decided to give #inktober a try, to draw with ink every day in October and share my drawings on social media with the hashtag #inktober. My first drawing was truly terrible. My second drawing was a little less terrible. In the early days, I was drawing grids with a pencil and using these grids to guide my drawing in ink. During #inktober, sharing my drawings with all those artists, drawing and posting, helped me keep going. I started playing with simple repeating patterns, more like something I might code … sort of “Generative”. By the end of October, I realized I didn’t want to stop. It took me a while, but I eventually realized I was indeed “generative drawing”, and my thinking shifted to focus on patterns. As I continued drawing daily, my patterns became more organic.

BACK ISSUES - antennae Browse the contents or download a printable version of any past Antennae issue. Just click on any of the covers. When printing Antennae, consider the environment: print on recycled paper and/or back to front. MAKING A MARK: About David Hockney and Watercolour "With watercolour, you can't cover up the marks. There's the story of the construction of the picture, and then the picture might tell another story as well." David Hockney David Hockney doesn't call 'acrylic paint' watercolour! He reserves this term for 'proper watercolour paints'. As one of the early and leading 20th century painters in acrylics he knows the difference - and the difference in the challenges they pose for the painter! Hockney once condemned watercolour as a medium for painting - calling it "wishywashy" and "suitable only for Sunday painters". However he changed his mind and was inspired to start painting in watercolour after seeing an exhibition about Thomas Girtin at Tate Britain in 2002. The artist got his inspiration for making watercolours after visiting an exhibition of the French watercolour artist Thomas Girtin, who died in 1825 aged 27. In 2002 - Hockney painted a series of five double portraits in watercolour One visitor commented You cannot deny them their skill.

Bacteria from 300-year-old Ovid poetry volume inspires 'bio-artist' | Art and design There was more than poetry trapped between the leather covers of a 300-year-old volume of Ovid’s Metamorphoses: blood, sweat and snot feature in an art installation that displays the bacteria within its pages. The sweat and the droplets from an ancient sneeze that spattered one page were contributed by centuries of previous owners and readers of the book – but the blood was the artist’s own, donated by Sarah Craske as part of the medium for cultivating the organisms. Craske found the rare early English translation of Ovid’s epic Latin poem, published in London in 1735, in a junk shop in Margate. She paid just £3 for it. “Book lovers will hate me, because I had to tear out some of the pages to create the biological map – but we did first establish that this was not the only surviving copy, the Bodleian has one and so has Harvard.” “We were very aware of the diseases of the day, because even when bacteria die they often release spores which could conceivably be re-animated.

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Download More than 2,500 Images of Vibrant Japanese Woodblock Prints and Drawings From the Library of Congress Thanks to the Library of Congress, you can browse and download high-resolution copies of more than 2,500 Japanese woodblock prints and drawings from the library’s online collection. The prints, most of which are dated before the 20th-century, were amassed from a large group of collectors, including notable donors such as President William Howard Taft and Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. Despite the diversity of genres and traditions represented by the library’s large collection, the most prolific works are ones created in the tradition of the Japanese art form of Ukiyo-e or Yokohama-e. Ukiyo-e was developed in the city of Edo (now Tokyo) between 1600 and 1868 during a relatively peaceful period. The subject and inspiration for many of the prints includes that of entertainment and leisure, such as scenes from kabuki theater and fashionable restaurants. You can see the entire collection of historic works on the Library of Congress’s website.