Integrative Studio 2 – Visual Culture

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Caroline Woolard

Caroline Woolard’s Floating...
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The Whitney Museum of Art – class outing

Whitney Museum of American Art Google Maps We will be visiting this exhibit: An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940–2017 Aug 18, 2017– Nylon Musee Review The Guardian Forbes...
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Jamian Juliano-Villani’s Field Work

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Liz Magic Laser Talks to the Hand

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Christine Sun Kim: The World is Sound

featured image: Loud Silence 27 Christine Sun Kim: The World is Sound
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artist who archive visually in the form of taxonomy

“Collecting may be a passion or it may be impulsive, but then there’s ordering, taxonomy, classification- putting things together in a way that makes sense. Of course we have a scientific way of organizing things- but there are other kinds of taxonomies based on use,...
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bridge III – Signification + Relation; source materials and taxonomy related to an issue

Parsons the New School for Design – Integrative Studio 2 Bridge 3 – Taxonomy Goals: To re-enter visual research and collection of relevant imagery and materials specific to your content related to your focus. With the collected data found in museums, galleries, brick...
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Doreen Garner Sculpts Our Trauma

Doreen Garner Sculpts Our Trauma
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Michelle Obama’s portrait by Amy Sherald

The dress, Smith said by phone from Paris, is based on one that was in her spring 2017 Milly collection. That season Smith was inspired by a “desire for equality, equality in human rights, racial equality, LGBTQ equality,” she says. One of the recurring elements in...
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Louise Despont Draws Deep – studio process

Louise Despont Draws Deep
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using powdered graphite as a wash or glaze

Featured image: Brett Reichman’s He Disappeared Within Me. When using powdered graphite as a wash or glaze use Cretacolor, it is the most forgiving and easiest to use.  Do not use General’s powdered graphite…it doesn’t work. You can purchase...
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Language Support

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gold leaf kit (gilding)

Purchase a gold leafing kit at Blick…for our next class, February 12...
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context exploration

Santa Maria del Popolo, RomeThe Parish Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo is a titular church and a minor basilica in Rome run by the Augustinian order. It stands on the north side of Piazza del Popolo, one of the most famous squares in the city. Wikipedia Address:...
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Bridge II

Bridge 2: Connotations & Extrapolations (Context + Investigation) Set: 2.5 Due 3.5: response to critique: final 2 diptychs – exploring critique feedback ________________________________________________________________ Part I: Object, Form/Material, or Image – Find...
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diptychs

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Lucas Blalock’s Digital Toolkit (digital context)

This is an example of a digital context.
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Laylah Ali in “Power”

Laylah Ali in “Power”
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Daniel Gordon Gets Physical

Daniel Gordon Gets Physical – Art21 Video interview
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John Baldessari – in “Systems”

John Baldessari – in “System.” Art21 Video   featured image John Baldessari Life’s Balance (Ice Skater),...
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What If…? examples: Velazquez’ Las Meninas

Eve Sussman’s 89 Seconds at Alcázar section: 6:10 – 8:23 Las Meninas is a 1656 painting in the Museo del Prado in Madrid, by...
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print labs & equipment check out

(featured image:”Sarcoghagus “by artist Ben Bunch) Equipment Checkout and Use for Students Students have access to equipment that may be checked out on the 9th floor of 55 West 13th Street. Items available include DSLR kits, audio recorders, lighting kits,...
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MoMA theme research

identity, gender, race, class; is fashion modern? identity, class; is fashion modern? environment, class; is fashion modern? identity, race; is fashion modern? identity; is fashion modern? identity, race; Long Run exhibit identity, race, class; The Long Run exhibit...
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galleries and museums

Art Galleries ArtForum – the most updated gallery guide I could find (thank you Andrew for reminding me of this site).   Museums MoMA The Whitney Museum of American Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art PS1 (Queens) Guggenheim Museum of the City of New York New...
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ELEMENTS of art/design are the parts – they structure and carry the work. PRINCIPLES of art/design are concepts – they affect content and message.   ELEMENTS OF ART/DESIGN: Line Form Space Texture Shape Color Value PRINCIPLES OF ART/DESIGN: Emphasis Movement...
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Themes

Themes Identity (branding, personhood,heritage, emotion) Gender (sex, androgyny, LGBTQX, oppression) Race (immigration, oppression, bias) Class (income, wealth and disparity, economics, worker rights) Environment (climate change, sustainability, urban...
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Bridge 1 example post: 7 days of responding to Visual Culture

…this is a only a quick example of how you can analyze an image.  Please do not copy this example exactly. You may use it as as basic template, though, ultimately I expect you will develop your own style, pushing this idea much further. Project: 7 days of responding...
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Project Deconstruction

Project Deconstruction: Develop an Electronic Learning Portfolio post to archive your experience, as a researcher, of a project you completed last semester. Goal: to look back on a project and consider in detail why and how your project was made, less as the maker and...
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Bridge 1

Bridge 1: Inquiry – Denotation + Deconstruction Set: 1.22 Due: first 7 images = due 1.29. Final image =  due 2.5. ________________________________________________________________ Project: 7 days of responding to your collected images of Visual Culture based on...
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This Parsons Class Resource Site is authored by Bryan Melillo. All images used on this resource site are intended for teaching only.

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