GROPIUSThe Man Who Built the BauhausBy Fiona MacCarthy Walter Gropius has always seemed like the grayest man of the Bauhaus. Mies van der Rohe had his whiskey-colored skyscraper and book-matched marble. Marcel Breuer had his winking butterfly roofs and the cantilevered cane chairs at every architect’s dining table. Gropius’s design signifiers are much drier — […]
In part four of my series on learning art history with Amazon Prime, we’ll look at resources available for learning about Modern and Postmodern art history.
THERE is a bit of a sinking feeling in my gut. I’ve been processing it all week before writing today. After reading public comments from even well-known Catholics, to “conservative” media to the average layperson… it’s clear that the chickens have come home to roost. The lack of catechesis, moral formation, critical thinking and […]
At the heart of 5 Avenue Marceau lies the studio (where Yves worked for nearly thirty years). The room is a bright, quiet, neutral space with a mirrored wall. This is where sketches were given to the chefs d’ateliers, who first produced a “toile” (first version of the final proportions, cut and silhouette). Once the toile was approved, the fabrics were selected.
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Zabriskie, who passed away on May 7, created and ran two galleries for close to 60 years, one in New York and the other in Paris.
‘Fake News’ and conflicting ideologies is something which has been known for many years, to be precise, since the classical period. The uncertainty and difficulties surrounding truth makes it a struggle to identify any solid ground or agreed facts for discussion and debate. Conversations are becoming polarised around extreme opinions. There’s many ways ‘what is […]
The Liberal Agenda by R.C. Sproul RIGHT NOW COUNTS FOREVER When any discussion develops concerning Christianity and liberalism, it is crucial that one gives a proper definition of liberalism. The term liberal can mean anything from being free in one’s thinking to being a proponent of the latest fad in the realm of theology or any other […]
By TJ Kalin, Heritage Interpreter *The views expressed are solely those of the author and not the Barker Mansion* John Barker was born in Michigan City, Indiana in 1844. Chicago, fifty miles away, had a population of about 15,000 when he was born. When Barker passed away in 1910, the city had a population of over […]
This week we looked more in depth into modernism and how it developed into different art movements. The invention of Photography has affected me in my discipline and practice this is because I have a clear understanding of how to use a camera and take photographs at professional level. The creation of Photography was officially announced in […]
Alphonse Mucha (1896) Biscuits Lefèvre Utile. (Lithographic ink; Paper). Available at: http://www.alphonsemucha.org/biscuits-lefevre-utile/. (Accessed: 24 May 2019) Barbara Kruger (1989) Untitled (Your Body is a Battleground). (Photography) . Available at: https://www.thebroad.org/art/barbara-kruger/untitled-your-body-battleground. (Accessed: 24 May 2019) History (21 August, 2018) Renaissance. Available at: https://www.history.com/topics/renaissance/renaissance. (Accessed: 21 May 2019) Identify This Art (no date) Neoclassicism Art Movement. Available at: […]
back to 7.2 You’ve Been Framed: The Commodification of Graffiti Culture By Abby Meola The 1960s art scene is homogenous not in style, but in the goal of elevating the mundanity of everyday life to the level of high art. This principle is rooted in the long-standing high versus low art debate and the discussion […]