Objectives: Non-Western

Thursday, May 23, 2019Non-Western Artistic Traditions Become familiar with works that weren’t created in America or Europe. Reflect on their aesthetic quality Acquaint yourself with the background on these works Expand your view point by reading the posts of other students  

China: Ming Dynasty

Thursday, May 23, 2019Explore the works of The Chinese Ming Dynasty that were created roughly during the time frame of the Renaissance in Europe Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Ming Dynasty at the MIA (Includes a video lecture by the curator) Selections from St. Louis Museum of Art with audio…

Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean

Thursday, May 23, 2019Mexico Frida Kahlo Famed Mexican Surrealist Painter Mexican Mural Movement Diego Rivera https://www.fbuch.com/diego.htm https://www.riveramural.com/ David Alfaro Siqueiros https://www.adanigallery.com/Siqueiros/main.html https://www.wfu.edu/history/StudentWork/fysprojects/kmason/DvASiq.htm Jose Clement Orozco https://www.wfu.edu/history/StudentWork/fysprojects/kmason/Orozco.htm https://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/collections/overview/americas/mesoamerica/murals/ https://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/jose-clemente-orozco/gallery-paintings-by-orozco/84/ Columbia Fernando Botero https://www.boterosa.org/ Argentina Flavia da Rin DMP Gallery Antonio Segui Cuba Wilfredo Lam https://www.matta-art.com/lam/lam.htm https://www.spaightwoodgalleries.com/Pages/Lam.html  

Africa

Thursday, May 14, 2020Contemporary African Art   Africa is a rich and culturally diverse continent. Here are some good websites to begin your exploration of Contemporary African art and music. Contemporary artists from Ghana El Anatsui https://africa.si.edu/exhibits/gawu/artworks.html A Virtual Gallery of African Art https://www.vmcaa.nl/vm/virtual/index.html The Pigozzi collection A private collection, owned by an Italian venture…

Introduction to Non-Western

Thursday, May 23, 2019Non-Western Art The world is a vast and wonderful place with a variety of cultural experiences in the arts that are now available to the western cultural explorer. There is, of course, too much for this course to adequately cover. Expand your familiarity with a small sampling of Non-Western traditions in the…