Tags » Faith Ringgold

Blackpaint 603 - RA Summer Show, Black Power, Dunkirk

Nathalie Du Pasquier, Pace Gallery

This finished a week ago, but I thought it was worth including.  She does these LEGO type paintings, with odd inconsistencies in perspective that remind me a little of Duccio and a little of Escher.   501 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

Contemporary Textile artists

Many contemporary artists are blurring the boundaries between art and craft. reclaiming techniques and materials that traditionally where not considered for art.

Tracey Emin

Emin has made many quilts appliquéd other objects like her famous tent. 289 more words

Famous Artist Friday

In college, I had a professor who was OBSESSED with textiles.  I mean, I think she pretty much had her doctorate in it.  Under her tutelage, I wove things and tried my hand at indigo dying.   304 more words

Dancing at the Museum

This lesson was done for Women’s History Month. It is based on the image “Dancing at the Museum” by Faith Ringgold.

I shared information about Faith Ringgold with my students and gave them small printouts of famous art. 40 more words

Art Lessons

Subway Station Art: 125th Street Station

One of my favorite subway stations, in terms of art, is the 125th Street Station in Harlem. Artist Faith Ringgold’s mosaic murals, titled Flying Home: Harlem Heroes and Heroines… 398 more words

New York City

At A Glance

While in the Hallie Ford Museum of Art the other day I went up to the corner on the second floor where new work is often shown, and found these three nice prints, gifts of Greg Kucera and Larry Yocom of Seattle.  133 more words

Art Work