Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Art History Interactive Website

Totally cool art history website. Play on this and I bet you earn an A on the next exam! http://triviumproject.com/

Trivium is an art browser: an always-updating library of artists and artworks, crosslinked by collection, location, medium, and theme.

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Luncheon of the Boating Party
watercolor1 Although watercolor painting is extremely old, dating perhaps to the cave paintings of paleolithic Europe, and has been used for manuscript illumination since at least Egyptian times but especially in the European Middle Ages, its continuous history as an art medium begins in the Renaissance.
auguste_renoir_photograph
The work of art must seize upon you, wrap you up in itself and carry you away. It is the means by which the artist conveys his passion. It is the current which he puts forth, which sweeps you along in his passion

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Study Question!

   
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How does these works reflect some of the ideas expressed in the French Realist Literary tradition such as the reading you did of Flaubert’s A Simple Heart and the excerpts you read from Hugo's Les Miserables?

(both are in your text book)










Compare and Contrast

Titles
Artists/Architects
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Style/Period

Come up with a main idea (a thesis) in which to compare or contrast these two places.  Your essay should address some of the ideas expressed in the “Imaginary Orient” by Linda Nochlin.








Come up with a thesis in which to compare these works

Titles
Artists/Architects
Dates
Geographic Regions
Style/Period

Come up with a main idea (a thesis) in which to compare or contrast these two places.(For the exam be ready to back up your ideas with vocabulary and facts.)





Come up with a thesis

Titles
Artists/Architects
Dates
Geographic Regions
Style/Period

Come up with a main idea (a thesis) in which to compare or contrast these two places.(For the exam be ready to back up your ideas with vocabulary and facts.)
















Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Varnish Fine Art


Double Talk by KRK Ryden
Book Signing this Sat April 27, 3-5pm Join us this Saturday at the gallery where you can get copies of Double Talk and have them signed by KRK Ryden himself!
Double Talk is a book of illustrated homographs from KRK Ryden. The hard-bound, 114-page book---KRK's first---features 51 black-and-white illustrations and a short essay about the artist.
Video of KRK Ryden reading excerpts
BONUS! Ken the Magic Corner God, featuring the theramin-playing skills of KRK Ryden will serenade us all with a cacophony of electronic sound and noise.
Original works by KRK Ryden that appear in his book will be for sale at this book signing event.
Map to Varnish Fine Art
16 Jessie Street, #C120, San Francisco, CA 94105 (415)433-4400