Tag archive for sculpture

Humor in Art ~ The Work of Terry Border

Terry Border at Gel 2008 from Gel Conference on Vimeo. I recently stumbled upon the Gel conference website. GEL, which stands for Good Experience Live, is “a conference and community, founded in 2003, exploring good experience in all its forms – in art, business, society,…

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Web Sightings for September 2010

With Fall classes now underway, I spent some time this past week rummaging around the Web looking for resources that I can share with my students and with you’all here the ATGI. Following are my keepers. In A Teaching Moment, Joan Wickersham illustrates how a…

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Up On The Roof

This past week, I was able to get away to New York City for an art-viewing adventure. One of the highlights of the trip was seeing Doug and Mike Starn‘s Big Bambú installation on the roof garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The massive…

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Peter Hudson’s Homouroboros

I came across this video last night via Jim le Fevre‘s site. In it, Peter Hudson talks about his 2007 Burning Man installation Homouroboros, a 3-D stroboscopic zoetrope that requires audience participation to get the full experience. I found Hudson’s reflection on where the idea…

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Web Sightings for December 2009

Photo by Craig Roland (2009) Happy Holidays! Before I present this month’s Web sightings, I want to mention two events that people sent me announcements about that I would like to support. The first is an ATC Meetup that will occur on the third Sunday…

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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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Back to Minneapolis

Seems like it was only yesterday, but it was six years ago that the National Art Education Association held its annual conference in Minneapolis.  I look forward to returning there this week and visiting the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden where you can see Spoonbridge and Cherry…

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Signs of Love from the World of Art

Artists have portrayed love in many different ways through time. Here, in no particular order, is a small sampling. Altered with TiltShiftMaker Robert Indiana’s LOVE was originally commissioned as a Christmas Card for the Museum of Modern Art in 1965, and since has appeared in…

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Herb Williams ~ Crayon Sculptor

There’s more to crayons that just coloring in shapes.

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Bike Racks as Art

Purple Pedals Ride #2: David Byrne Bike Racks @ Yahoo! Video Take a ride around NYC to check out David Byrne’s latest art project, bike racks as art! I smell a design project here. Have your students design bike racks inspired by local landmarks.

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