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IDEA 2022 BLOG POST

Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley was born in 1872, the second born in his family. Beardsley was brought up in Brighton England, He only lived until just before his 26th birthday, in 1898, and passed away due to tuberculosis. Beardsley’s health was… Continue Reading →

Lisa Yuskavage (Women In Art)

Lisa Yuskavage     A contemporary painter, Lisa Yuskavage has dedicated much of her life to art and her artworks. Born in Philadelphia, Lisa attended Yale University of Art and received her Masters of Fine Arts in 1986. Often displaying what many… Continue Reading →

Jim Dine (Expressionism and Pop Art)

Jim Dine   A very unusual and interesting pop artist, Jim Dine always contests the idea of subjugating his works into categories. While his work is still remembered and enjoyed as one of many amazing Pop Artists in history. He dislikes the… Continue Reading →

Survey 7: New technology

Modernism, Japonism, and Expressionism were the main focus in this week, as we covered from 1905 to 1915 along with this was the beginning of the First World War. New advancements technology brought credence to the automobile and fords ingenious integration… Continue Reading →

Survey 6: Provoking change

An extreme low for labour and pay rates, this era started on a path of revolution in industry and with working conditions. Both genders picketed for fair working conditions and livable wages. Almost ironically the first film released is of… Continue Reading →

Survey 5: Fair is fair at the Fair

Fun, hobbies, and expositions! The turn of the century brought a new attitude of playfulness and light-hearted energy as more people began being able to give more of their time to pleasure. Great big innovations and experiences took place like… Continue Reading →

Survey 3: Painting the Vain

Focusing on the 16th and 17th century the week’s survey focused heavily on design and typography. Along with the two main focuses for the week architecture, fine art and culture were brought up in examinations. In typography, the effect of… Continue Reading →

Survey 4: Sakoku, Isolation Nation

Sakoku was an Isolationist policy held by Japan from 1639 to 1853, the policy removed trade from outside countries and limited heavily access to Japan and Japanese culture. However, some trade still occurred with the Dutch, who also gave updates… Continue Reading →

Survey 2: Printing History

Lecture review: Printing in China began and spread through Asia. Chop seals were in use as a replacement to the traditional handwritten signature and a status symbol of professionalism. The Diamond Sutra was created a 16-foot long scroll. In Europe,… Continue Reading →

Jan Vermeer

Jan Vermeer was a painter from the Netherlands who focused heavily interior paintings, as he was not a very successful painter Vermeer was largely forgotten throughout history until the 19th century. Vermeer is most notable for his mastery of light… Continue Reading →

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