Art 340, Series Project: The second half of the course will be spent developing a small body of work. You will complete three painting projects, all related through concept and approach. Consider: What ties an artist’s body of work together?
Dear students in Art 340, I wanted to step back and take a moment to share why Domains is such an important part of this class. Because it is a painting class and painting is our primary task, it’s easy
This project is art school classic, the self-portrait, with a twist. This particular self-portrait will explore, in some way, your digital identity.How do our roles as makers, when we work with a traditional medium like painting, intersect with our digital
The objectives of this project are to to create one large work out of smaller, individual pieces, to pay careful attention to craft and to fully execute a complex visual problem, from concept to presentation. Supplies are due in class by Monday Feb. 11.
“Embracing a regimen for making and securing ideas so that they exist beyond the firing of the thought may well be the factor that distinguishes between creative types and critical makers.” -Leslie Hirst, “Groundwork”, The Art of Critical Making. This
As part of this course we will be working in clay at C.R.E.T.A. Rome. This is a chance to translate the experiences you are having in Rome into a work of art. Maya Lin, the artist who designed the Vietnam
Read A Brief Introduction to Roman Mosaics as inspiration and direction for our studio tile making project. Scroll through this slideshow of images from ancient Rome. Also, take a look at some Roman tile works in the Met’s Collection.
Read this history of Baroque Art in Rome: https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/baro/hd_baro.htm Watch this video about Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s, Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, 1647-52, with we will visit at the Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria. Also, read a bit about painter, Caravaggio, whose
Our two planned contemporary art stops are The Tarot Gardens and the MAXXI Museum. To prepare for these stops read about The Tarot Gardens hereL https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-tucked-tuscan-countryside-artists-mystical-sculpture-park-celebrates-femininity Check out the Maxxi Museum here: https://www.maxxi.art/en/ Learn more about Zaha Hadid, the architect who
Professor Kupinsky put together some great travel resources last year. They can be found here: https://romewinter.wordpress.com/category/travel-resources/. I strongly encourage you to read this page. There are tips on safety, getting around, finding places to eat, and more. Also, on this