Art-203 / Intro to the Visual Arts – 17 : Picasso & Cubism Art | Spring 2015

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“Guernica” – Pablo Picasso (1937) Source: Philadelphia Museum of Art | Statens Museum for Kunst | The Art Institute of Chicago | Pablopicasso.org | Wikipedia Cubism is an early-20th-century avant-garde art movement pioneered by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, joined by Jean Metzinger, Albert Gleizes, Robert Delaunay, Henri Le Fauconnier, František Kupka, Fernand Léger and […]

Art-203 / Intro to the Visual Arts – 16 : Modernism | Spring 2015

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Modernism was an artistic movement that in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Modernism, in general, includes the activities and creations of those who felt the traditional forms of art, architecture, literature, philosophy, and activities of daily life were becoming outdated in the new economic, social, and political environment of an emerging fully industrialized […]

Art-420 / Project-3 : Adaptive Web Design | Spring 2015

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Project Description Design (or redesign) a fully functional adaptive website for an AIGA local chapter Project Objective The goal of producing the website is to learn about Adobe Muse CC 2014 by directly working in the software and learning its working process. The final goal of the project is to learn the AWD process and […]

Art-420 : Collaborative Project – Group List | Spring 2015

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Collaborative Project – Group List for Project-3 & Project-5 A Peer Evaluation Form should be submitted in the last class meeting on May 5. A late submission of the evaluation will result in a one-letter grade deduction for both individual and group grades. Art-420 Final Class: 11:30 – 1:20 p.m., May 5 This is our […]

Art-420/Web Design : DWWK Project Selected Student Work | Spring 2015

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A-420 VisComm III | Project-2: Dreamweaver Workbook | Selected Student Work: http://pxstudio.us/student-work/dwwk.php Project Objective The goal of producing the web site is to learn about Adobe Dreamweaver and other related applications by directly working in the software and learning its working process. The final goal of the project is to create a resource reference for […]

Art-203 / Intro to the Visual Arts – 15 : Post-Impressionism | Spring 2015

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Post-Impressionism is a predominantly French art movement that developed roughly between 1886 and 1905; from the last Impressionist exhibition to the birth of Fauvism. Post-Impressionism emerged as a reaction against Impressionists’ concern for the naturalistic depiction of light and color. Due to its broad emphasis on abstract qualities or symbolic content, Post-Impressionism encompasses Neo-Impressionism, Symbolism, […]

Art-203 / Intro to the Visual Arts – 14 : Neo-Impressionism | Spring 2015

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Neo-Impressionism (or Pointillism or Divisionism) is an art movement founded by Georges Seurat. Followers of Neo-Impressionism, in particular, were drawn to modern urban scenes as well as landscapes and seashores. Science-based interpretation of lines and colors influenced Neo-Impressionists’ characterization of their own contemporary art. The Pointillist technique is often mentioned in this context, because it […]

Art-203 / Intro to the Visual Arts – 13 : Impressionism | Spring 2015

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Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement that originated with a group of Paris-based artists. It was the first movement of modern art. Their independent exhibitions brought them to prominence during the 1870s and 1880s, in spite of harsh opposition from the conventional art community in France. The name of the style derives from the title […]

Art-203 / Intro to the Visual Arts – 12 : Romanticism & Realism | Spring 2015

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Romanticism was a movement that was at its peak in the second half of the eighteenth century. It went against all logical and rational approaches and ventured into worlds unknown, that were perfect, surreal, and beautiful. There was hardly any room for imperfection, and these characteristics became a part of the romantic movement only in […]

Art-203 / Intro to the Visual Arts – 11 : Rococo & Neo-Classicism | SP ’15

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Rococo (1700-1760), or “Late Baroque”, is a 18th-century artistic movement and style, affecting many aspects of the arts including painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design, furniture design, decoration, literature, music, and theater. It developed in the early 18th century in Paris, France as a reaction against the grandeur, symmetry, and strict regulations of the Baroque, especially […]