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Welcome to the class blog for Art 472-672 Spring 2015

Hi there!  You made it to the class blog—we are off to a good start!

Very shortly we will turn our gaze to the nineteenth century and the tremendous outpouring of creative activity in the visual arts that paves the way through the latter years of the Age of Enlightenment, the first major incursion into the Industrial Revolution, the embracing of the Age of the Machine and culminating with the rise of the Avant-Garde and early Modernism.   85 more words

Creative Activity

YouTube Art Hole: The Power of Art

So, you’re spending the holidays with your relatives, and you’re already sick of them. Well, here’s something to do while you’re hiding from your family on the pull-out couch in the basement! 211 more words


Jacques-Louis David: The Death of Marat


After studying the French Revolution last year in history, I became intently interested in the work of Jacques-Louis David. 227 more words


Jacques-Louis David - Oath of the Horatii (1784)

My start point for this week’s post is something that will probably become a regular feature of this blog, that of an artwork I have noticed in the background of a film or tv show. 993 more words