Read the required articles/readings that are linked below to correspond to the topic/unit being studied.
Note: some web references are resources only and are not linked; some are required readings; some are providing the online access for information from the web that has been saved in a word or other document and may be linked under articles or elsewhere.
Some are required, some are optional but highly recommended by instructor.
Topic/Unit: subject matter, Elements & Principles
Article: Art before and after 1800 an historic overview: Is it ART or N ART archive by Michael Atlee
Required - go to about.com; Question: What is Art? (Form & Content)
(www for Is it ART ..archive.com/jux/juxt9/juxt9.html)
Topic/Unit: Elements & Principles; Composition
Assignment: (relate info to your Heraldry sketches that were returned and finish the entire assignment for next class.)
Article: What is Art About? Nancy Doyle
http://char.txa.cornell.edu/language/element/element.htm (Introduction to the Elements of Design)excellent basics; also reference an interactive textbook Art, Design, and Visual Thinking- read to have a more comprehensive understanding on how we perceive art, the components of art, etc. (20 plus pages read online)
Topic/Unit: Analyzing Art; Feldman Method
(online access to How to Analyze Art www.powayusd.com/teachers/kopstad/art Analysis/summary.htm)
Topic/Unit: Public Art
SERRA Q. 1. How would you describe Serra's work to someone who has not seen the program?,
SERRA Q. 2. Serra must consult and/or collaborate with a number of people to realize his ideas (e.g., engineers, steelworkers, riggers, crane operators, police)...a. What are some advantages and disadvantages of these collaborations?..... b. How do you think such collaboration changes the definition of what an artist is and does?
SERRA Q. 3. how would you- based on your major, assist the artist Serra to "create", plan, finance, construct, and install his artwork/sculptures?
Article: Richard Serra 07NYT
Topic/Unit: Art History
1. What is an art blockbuster?
2. what are the pros and cns?
3. what do you think- good or not- what benefit to you? What do you think is the future of the blockbuster?
- Blockbuster Thomas Hoving
- Blockbuster no more
- History of art via composition or design ndoyle (read 10 pages, good summary of how art progressed, a good base to understand art through time.)
External/Web/Etc: (online access to entire document at: ndoyledineart.com/designs2.html)-
Topic/Unit: New UNIT #3 Middle Ages-Reniassance
Assignment: ** all past work due now. (Midterm grades due Th Oct 7.) Read Textbook 24-45
Article: all assignments due: exception for Museum Reports if student has notified instructor they are coming in Oct.
Topic/Unit: Test Unit #3
Assignment: Read textbook see message bd.
Project Overview 21st Century Art: a 21st Century Artist, or type of art ; Make project selection; look for an artist or an idea, concept or type of art to focus on. go to www.pbs.org/art21 for current artists of interest. the artist (architect, ) you select must be recognized by the 'art establishment,' and they must have exhibited in a gallery, museum, or biennial; they must have articles that review their work that you will reference as part of your evaluation. Bring to class next week. Format for typed proposal submission for your project:
1. a. your name and major b. partner's name & major
2.(c.) Selection/ideas: 1st, 2nd, choice.
3. (d) Why you selected this topic, medium, artist, architect etc. (What is your interest, etc. The general area. Particular medium, type of art, style, concept, objectives, motivation, message, medium ...of the artist/architect etc.)
4. Where you looked and found basic information/ where you can go to do additional research. ( PBS Art 21, internet search, magazine, professional journal, Museum web site, etc.)( also list below linked)
**you may propose an alternative project see mess bd**
21st Century Artist List: # PBS.org, * want selected for each class
21st Century Artist List assorted with names from 20th
Assignment: Read Textbook
Article: Project directions Part 1,2,3,
External/Web/Etc: Project information & examples also see research tab
Article: Project template
External/Web/Etc: Project information: see research project tab
Topic/Unit: Test #4 Unit 4
External/Web/Etc: 4 seminal artists of Post Imp influence modernism
Topic/Unit: Test #5 Unit 5
Assignment: bring 1 pg chart and textbook