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?…

Mid Modern Visual Art

Tuesday, November 3, 2020So many different styles, so little time! Introduction Mid Modern Transcript (PDF) Abstract Expressionism Abstract sculpture Assemblages — Found art Pop Art Op Art Minimal Art Photorealism Conceptual Art  

Mid Modern Influences

Tuesday, November 3, 2020Politics WW2 WW2 Transcript (PDF) 1939 Germany invades Poland 1940 May — France and Britain declare war on Germany 1940 June — Germany gains control of France 1940 August/September Germany bombs England 1940 Japan invades French Indochina (Vietnam) 1941 December Japan bombs Pearl Harbor — USA 1941 — US declares war on…