Net Etiquette

Thursday, May 23, 2019 How to write a respectful email to your instructor: Salutation  — Dear Lisa Kljaich, or Dear Professor Kljaich (I don’t have a professorship, but no worries), or Dear Ms. Kljaich I’m in Music 200x. I need help with………[state your problem]. I have looked at the  syllabus  and didn’t find the answer…

Art Nouveau

Thursday, May 23, 2019Louis Comfort Tiffany – American Gustav Klimt – Austrian Alphonse Mucha – Czech Aubrey Beardley  – English  

Art of the Middle East

Thursday, May 23, 2019These links are just a start. Want to find art that really grabs your attention? Do some image searches. Iran/Persia Overview of Ancient Persian Art Article with links to Contemporary Artists Fatima Masumeh Shrine   &  More photos of the Shrine Iraq Antiquities from Iraq National Museum Article on War and Contemporary…

Mid-Modern Objectives

Thursday, May 23, 2019 Yes, indeed, the times were a’changing!! Explore the forces that influence the times and the arts –   World War 2 The aftermath of World War 2 The Soviet Union The divisions of Europe The consequences in Japan The creation of Israel A philosophical viewpoint – Existentialism The Vietnam War The…

Art and Emotions

Friday, January 10, 2020Art stimulates our emotions, and science backs this up. We react to art with surprise, mirth, familiarity, horror, curiosity, wonder, revulsion….you name it. Art also stimulates our intellect. Many times, what we know about a work, is reflected in our reaction to a work. Reading/Viewing Material on Arts and Emotions Optional Introductory…

The Elements – An Introduction

Thursday, August 20, 2020In the link given below, you will find a guide with examples of the elements of art. The assessment will be based on the information in this link. Make sure you cover all 7 elements: Line, Shape, Tone (value), Color, Pattern, Texture and Form. The Art Factory – The Visual Elements You…

Art Elements – Objectives

Thursday, May 23, 2019At the conclusion of this lesson module, you will be able to define some of your artistic preferences by presenting a discussion on the art elements within a work that you find appealing. Identify: Vocabulary:  the essential elements of art and art media. Identify: correctly identify the elements in a variety of…

Rothko

Thursday, May 14, 2020I’m not an abstractionist. I’m not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on. ‘• Mark Rothko Ever wondered what the big deal is about  Mark Rothko? Aren’t they just big old blocks of color?…

Artist and Society Objectives

Thursday, May 23, 2019Instigate thinking about the arts in a larger context View contemporary art Write about the role/obligation of the artist to society Present theories on the artist’s place in society Describe the role of the artist in connection with government