Bauhaus Movement

18 Jul 19
MESPI

Table of Contents  Anxiety of Erasure: Trauma, Authorship, and the Diaspora in Arab Women’s Writings By Hanadi Al-Samman About the Book About the Author In the Media / Scholarly Praise Additional Information Where to Purchase Excerpt Call for Reviews The Book of Disappearance: A Novel By Ibtisam Azem; translated from Arabic by Sinan Antoon About the […]

17 Jul 19
Fifty Years After

What is Modernism?— The epoch called “modernism” was driven forward by a fantasy of a perfectly ordered world… a vision of utopia… a grandiose scheme of order. It donned the crest of Truth, with a capital “T,” the very same one that formed the blue print of some master plan of the world… the “prototype […]

17 Jul 19
Creative Arts Today

In this exercise I am required to read an excerpt from ‘Art History: The Basics’ by Grant Pooke and Diana Newall (2008, Abingdon: Routledge) Pages 1-8. I am to make notes on any parts that require further research or that jump out at me as particularly meaningful. I am also to identify any words that […]

17 Jul 19
GeekandGear.com

You can never have too many design books, and luckily there are fresh ones coming out all the time, providing everything from visual inspiration through to in-depth information across a wealth of design-related subjects. Not only that, a good thick design book is the ideal thing to put your monitor on to give it a […]

16 Jul 19
Daniel deStefano's Blog

Debates upon Modernist Craft Installations Standing within the entranceway, the atrium rises preceding, skylights permeating the inky and unique display region, each assembly glinting underneath the early morning daylight. Nearby lifts climb subjected and metal, offsetting the particular historical and even modern paintings on neighbouring walls using mechanistic distinction. This perspective of the Art gallery […]

16 Jul 19
Sport Archives

In Rank your recordswe talk to artists who have accumulated important discographies over the years and ask them to rate their releases in order of preference. Tim Kinsella does not care about praise – at least not anymore. Having spent all these years positioning himself as a sort of threat to the independent world, his […]

16 Jul 19
Once upon a screen...

I’m thrilled to feature this special guest post by one of my favorite bloggers, Joey of The Last Drive In. ◊ Words that come to mind when I think of The Man Who Laughs: beautiful, disturbing, hauntingly poetic, disquieting, dreamlike, tragic, memorable. Flicker Alley & Universal Pictures have released all these visual thoughtscapes into one […]

16 Jul 19

We crossed the labyrinthine backstages of Naves Matadero in Madrid, ship 11th, where we found Chris Haring sitting in silence, as a thoughtful spectator, in front of a huge screen and a utopian dinner table set that in a few hours would be on scene, once again, for a new show. But when we meet for the […]

14 Jul 19

Described as a ‘continuous representation between clashion worlds separated by Architecture, Class and Environment’, A-COLD-WALL* (ACW) remains true to this vital philosophy. Founded by designer Samuel Ross in 2015, ACW is a British-inspired brand that merges both the working-class uniforms with elements of Saville Row tailoring which celebrated English working class, youth culture and elements […]

14 Jul 19
kieradeni

Bauhaus was a German school of art and architecture (1919-33). It revolutionized art training by combining the teaching of classical arts with the study of crafts. The teaching plan insisted on functional craftsmanship in every field, with a concentration on the industrial problems of mechanical mass production. The school sometimes sold a line of products, […]

14 Jul 19
Visual Studies 1: Understanding Visual Culture

Blog started on 12 June 2019 During the last two weeks I have travelled in France, the Netherlands and Belgium.  Apart from visiting my sister in Belgium and other friends, visits to art museums was a highlight: the opportunity to re-visit the Van Gogh Museum as well as D’Orsay Museum in Paris added to more […]

14 Jul 19
Toilet Ruminations

Now I know that rape has very strong connotations these days. It instantly polarizes people. Some people are pro-rape. Other people will suddenly and impulsively censor and behead the person who even hints at rape. I would say that most fall on the censoring and beheading side of things. But that is ok. This should […]

14 Jul 19
Mselem Ali

Dernie, D. (2010). Architectural drawing (p. 109). London: Laurence King. Uddin, M. (1999). Digital architecture. New York: McGraw-Hill. Melvin, J. ..Isms. Bachmann, W., & Thiel-Siling, S. (1998). Icons of architecture. Munich: Prestel. Art Nouveau – https://www.theartstory.org/movement-art-nouveau.htm Art Nouveau Movement Overview. Retrieved from https://www.theartstory.org/movement-art-nouveau.htm Bauhaus: The architects exiled by Nazis. (2019). Retrieved from https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-46863364 Charles Rennie Mackintosh | Scottish architect and […]