Sunday, February 21, 2010

*To sketch or not to sketch? Great little discussion at CORE 77 (wonderful design site).

*Drawing From A Photograph... The Debate of Historical Precedent.

*Francisco Jos̩ de Goya y Lucientes (March 30, 1746 РApril 16, 1828) - arguably the "Father of Modern Art" - created a set of 80 aquatint prints during the 1790s called Caprichos. I encourage a visit to the copy in The Arno Schmidt Reference Library.

Contrast Ratio (High/Mid/Low)

Aubrey Beardsley (August 21, 1872 – March 16, 1898) English.IMAGE LINK

Giorgio Morandi (June 20, 1890 – June 18, 1964) Italian.IMAGE LINK
*Review of Morandi retrospective: NY Times

Natura Morta (1962)

Paul Noble.(b.1963-)British IMAGE LINK

Paul Noble, Nobson Newtown

Gerhard Richter (born February 9, 1932).German.IMAGE LINK

Gerhard Richter. Familie Wende. Oil. 1971

Gerhard Richter. Kleiner Stuhl. Oil. 1965


Two Candles

William Kentridge(b.1955) South African.

Marlene Dumas (born August 3, 1953)South African.


Edgar Degas (19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917). French.IMAGE LINK
Chuck Close (July 5, 1940). American IMAGE LINK
Accumulation: Piranesi IMAGE LINK

Giovanni Baptiste Piranesi (1720-1798). Italian.

Carceri d'invenzione: Plate XI: The Arch with a Shell Ornament (Later State)
, 1749–50 and 1761
Etching on 18th-century laid paper

Remains of The Tomb of Metelli

View of the subterranean foundation of the mausoleum.

Julie Mehretu (1970-Present). Ethiopa - African/American.

The Sphere

Trenton Doyle Hancock. Rememor with Membry.2001.
Acrylic on canvas, 54 x 66".
Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY.

Jan Van Eyck. Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride, 1434. Tempera and oil on wood, approx. 32" x 23 1/2". National Gallery, London

Willem Claesz Heda. Still Life. Oil on wood, 1634. Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam. 43 ´ 57 cm.

Glenn Brown (1966 - ), British, Oil on Canvas.


Pablo Picasso. Guernica. Oil on canvas, 1937. 137.4 × 305.5 in. Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid

Ding Yi. Appearance of Crosses 2001-13. Acrylic on tartan, 2001. 140 x 160 cm

Jonathan Lasker. A Double Life. Oil on canvas, 30 x40". 2003.

Tomma Abts. Teete. Oil on canvas. 2003.

Ghada Amer. Checkers. Thread and paint on canvas. 2006

Cecily Brown. Gangbusters. Oil on canvas. 2001.

Fred Tomaselli. Echo, Wow and Flutter. Leaves, pills, photocollage, acrylic, and resin on wood panel, 84 x 120". 2000.

*Mike Kelley Memory Ware Flats at Skarstedt Gallery

Damien Hirst. Aubade Crown of Glory. Butterflies and household gloss on canvas, 115-7/8 x 96-1/8 inches. 2006.

Martin Schongauer. Christ Carrying the Cross. Engraving, 11 3/8 x 16 7/8 in. (28.9 x 42.9 cm). c.1480 - 90.
NOTE: Having issues with "" so these links will be fixed, images added, etc. - very soon.

Flat - Illusion - Projection

*Ellsworth Kelly Flat - Graphic
*Ian Davenport Flat - Graphic
*John Tremblay Pattern-Flat-Graphic
*Tomma Abts Geometric

*Anselm Kiefer Perspective - Texture - Deep
*Adriana Varejao Actual
*Lee Bontecou Actual
*Fabian Marcaccio Surface Tension
*Cecily Brown - Image Application
*Ghada Amer Overlap -Texture

*James Rosenquist Disparate Image

*Roy Lichenstein Flat Graphic

*Robert Rauschenberg Texture-Flat-Multi Image

*Jackson Pollock Flat-Layering

*Willem de Kooning Flat-Layering

*Gary Hume Flat

*Arturo Herrera Flat-Suggestive

*Fred Tomaselli Flat?-Pattern

*James Siena Flat?-Pattern

*Sarah Morris Flat?-Pattern

*Beatrice Milhaze Flat?-Pattern

*Julie Mehretu Layering

*Benjamin Edwards Mixed Graphic-Layering

*Franz Ackermann Layering-Mixed Graphic

*Franz Ackermann Layering-Mixed Graphic

*Thomas Scheibitz Layering-Mixed Graphic

*Inka Essenhigh Graphic-Deep

*Matthew Ritchie Graphic-Deep

*Toba Khedoori Graphic-Deep

*Daniel Richter Figurative-Deep

*Neo Rauch Figurative-Deep

*Elizabeth Peyton Figurative-Graphic

*Peter Doig Figurative-Deep

*Chris Ofili Figurative-Graphic-Flat

*Takashi Murakami Figurative-Graphic-Flat

Wooster Collective Poster Design

Shep Fairey Street Art Collections



This site will be used as a general reference point and ongoing record for our class discussions, studio work, home work, and assorted peripherals. Each week I will update the LABELS list (to the right) with rough summaries of that particular week's class including:

*overview of lesson
*required materials for the following week, etc.

Get into the habit of checking this site BEFORE class and the day after class for updates (usually concerning materials, or additional information/tutorials concerning the homework).

!!!This site will change significantly as the class progresses!!!
*Posterboy in New York City Recent NY Times, Recent NY Magazine
*Deuce Seven Village Voice Archive

*Wooster Collective: Street Art.

What do you see?

M.C. Escher (1898-1972. Dutch) Various works.

*Arturo Herrera Almost Home

*Polly Apfelbaum

*Inka Essenhigh

Kara Walker. Cut., 1998. Cut paper and adhesive on wall, 7' 4" x 4' 6". Collection of Donna and Cargill MacMillan. Courtesy Brent Sikkema, New York.

Kara Walker. Insurrection! (Our Tools were Rudimentary, Yet We Pressed On), 2002
Installation view at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Projection, cut paper, and adhesive on wall,
12 x 74 1/2'
Collection of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Photography courtesy of S.R.Guggenheim

Kara Walker (b.1969. America) Various wall based cutouts.

Richard Hamilton (b.1922. England) Hommage ? Chrysler Corp.Oil, metal foil and collage on wood - unconfirmed: 1220 x 810 mm frame: 1479 x 1074 x 67 mm...painting. 1957

Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983) - late summer-fall 1925, Oil on canvas, MoMA, NYC

Edouard Manet (1832-1883. French)The Luncheon on the Grass, 1862-1863. Oil on canvas.

Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1990. Austrian).Bride of the Wind OIl on canvas. 1913.

Wassily Kandinsky. Composition IV Oil on canvas. 1913.

Wassily Kandinksy (1866-1944. Russian). Composition VII Oil on canvas. 1913.

W.Kandinsky. The Extension Print. 1926. 33.5" x 18".

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973.Spanish) Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (The Young Ladies of Avignon in English).Oil on canvas. 1907.

Kazimir Malevich. Suprematist Composition:Aeroplane Flying. Oil on canvas. 22 7/8" x 19". 1915.

Frank Stella. Madinat as-Salam I. Polymer and fluorescent paint on canvas. 118 X 300 inches. 1970.

Ellsworth Kelly. Red/Blue from the portfolio "Ten Works x Ten Painters", 1964, screenprint, 1964.

Peter Doig. Figure in a Mountain Landscape II .1998/99, oil on canvas, 289 x 199,5 cm.

Adriana Varejao. Azulejoes (Big Blue Tiles)Plaster and oil on canvas - 100 Units - each 39 1/2" x 39 1/2". 2000.

Franz Ackerman

Jose Lerma. Untitled. Oil, acrylic, and pencil on canvas. 102 1/4 x 78 1/4 inches.2007

Matthew Ritchie. God of Catastrophe .Oil and marker on linen. 102 x 142 inches (259.08 x 360.68 cm).2006.

Willem De Kooning. Untitled . Oil on canvas. 77 x 88 inches. 1987

Luc Tuymans. The Heritage I. Oil on canvas. Image Size: 57 1/8 x 31. 1995.

Paul Noble. Mall. Pencil on paper. 400 x 300 cm. 2001-02.

Ceiling Paper?. French. Hand block printing (distemper). 1800-1824

Morris, William. Design for 'Willow Bough' Wallpaper. British. Pencil,watercolor. 1887.

Unattributed artist. J Morgan and Co. Manufacturer. Lithographic poster representing salesmen and custumers in a wallpaper showroom. 1899-1901.

Various artists. Arthur Sanderson and Sons Ltd Manufacturer.Palladio 9.England. Before 1971

C and J G Potter Manufacturer. Portion of a nursery frieze. Sanitary machine printing. 1910-1935.

Unattributed. Studio of J B Reveillon. Wallpaper and border Chinoiserie Pattern. 1789-1795.

Untraced. Wallpaper pattern book. British. 1901.

Computer Generated Interlace.

Computer Generated Interlace.

Panel of hexagonal tiles with ball-and-stripe motifs, Tukey or Syria, 1550-1600.

BEATRIZ MILHAZES. Phebo. Acrylic on canvas. 78 5/8 x 118 1/8 inches. 2004.