Tag archive for painting

Up There

UP THERE from Jon on Vimeo. Directed by Malcolm Murray, “Up There” tells the story of the men in Sky High Murals, one of the last remaining mural painting companies in New York City and their struggle to keep the dying craft of large-scale, hand-painting…

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Web Sightings for May 2010

Let’s start this month’s collection of websites with The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum‘s new online database that contains images of the artist’s work, photographs, and correspondence from the museum’s collection and research center archive. In addition to browsing or searching the database, you can also save…

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Every Painting in MoMA Galleries on April 10, 2010

This was sent to me while I’m away at the NAEA conference in Baltimore (report coming soon). Even though the streaming is a little choppy for me (maybe its better elsewhere), I thought this was certainly worth sharing. (thx Mary)

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Chinese Environmental Art

This video I came across tonight seems especially timely with the World Climate Conference wrapping up in Copenhagen this week. In it, landscape painter Yang Yongliang combines 5th century Shan Shui painting with images of 21st Century China to create a powerful message about our…

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Web Sightings for June 2009

Here are 10 sites that caught my attention this past couple weeks: 1. Edutopia’s Digital Generation Project presents several video portraits of young students from around the U.S. who are using digital media to learn, communicate, and socialize in new and exciting ways (See  below). …

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Digital Finger Painting on the iPhone

I don’t have an iPhone or iPod Touch (yet), but when I see what you can do with some of the available apps I figure it’s only a matter of time before I buckle under the pressure and buy one.  For instance, read how Jorge…

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On combining old and new media . . .

Making of Turtle Island timelapse from jake on Vimeo. I’m a big fan of projects that combine old and new media, high-tech with high-touch techniques. That’s what caught my attention about this amusing timelapse video of two boys creating a painting titled “Turtle Island.” Why…

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First Day of NAEA 2009

Above are a few scenes from the first day at the National Art Education Association conference in Minneapolis. One of my highlights for the day was seeing the Elizabeth Peyton exhibition at the Walker Art Center and walking through the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden where I…

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A Chuck Close Weekend

Someone reminded of me of this 2007 Charlie Rose interview with Chuck Close, in which he talks about his art, craft, and inspirations. Additionally, Close discusses his signature oversized paintings, his accomplishments as a paralyzed artist, and a retrospective of his work at the Museo…

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Big Bird Meets Chuck Close

12.26.09 – Sorry, but this video is no longer available for embedding. You’ll need to go here to view it.

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