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A Walk Around the Whitney, Minus the Hype

Light-filled, airy and buoyant, the new Whitney Museum of American Art received great reviews at its opening last month. In some ways, the striking new building even upstaged the museum’s inaugural exhibition, “America is Hard to See.” This despite the fact that Italian architect Renzo Piano’s 220,000-square-foot structure lacks an overall iconic image like the Whitney’s previous home in the Marcel Breuer-designed building on Madison Avenue. 1,137 more words

Landscape- Exercise 2:5- Text in Art

This section on landscapes as a journey, we had to look at land art and the use of text within landscape practise. The idea of this is to represent an artist’s experience of the landscape as they move through it. 595 more words


Project 2 The Archive – access (conclusion)

The internet and digitisation has allowed greater access to photographic archives than ever before. For example the Rijkmuseum in Amsterdam (Rijkmuseum, s.d) offer an extensive online version of their collections including photographs (Rijkmuseum, s.d 2). 481 more words

Context And Narrative

Kruger Project Installation at the Getty Center Celebration

This project opened our eyes, and worked our minds to help create an image that depicts our society today. This art is a mixture of opinions, styles, and voices.”     – 258 more words


Art Books - A Discussion: Max Schumann at Artspace

Max Schumann, the Acting Executive Director of Printed Matter, Inc, gave a public talk at Artspace on Wednesday 6th May. Printed Matter is the world’s leading non-profit making organisation dedicated to the dissemination, understanding and appreciation of artists’ books. 886 more words

Anna Couani

IML - 104 Image Assignment

“I’m an artist who works with pictures and words. Sometimes that stuff ends up in different kinds of sites and contexts which determine what it means and looks like.” 77 more words

Digital Studies

Defining an area of focus

Work by B. Kruger

To begin with, I have 2 aims in this project. First – to reflect on the shopping experience, on capitalism and consumerism culture and the selling-buying relationships. 99 more words