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IDEA 2022 BLOG POST

Rick Griffin

Rick Griffin was one of the for front artists when it came to psychedelic designs for albums and posters. Working closely with the grateful dead, he designed some of the most iconic album covers to come out of the flower… Continue Reading →

Edward Sorel

Sorel is known specifically for his ability to tell stories through his pieces. He tells stories and makes social commentaries based on a more liberal mindset, often going so far as to critique the more right-wing politics and formed religion. … Continue Reading →

Art Spiegelman

Spiegelman is an American Illustrator and cartoonist best known for his graphic novel Maus. From 1992 he spent a decade contributing to the The New Yorker, a long way from where he started in the 1960s at the Topps bubblegum… Continue Reading →

Steve Brodner

Steve Brodner is an Illustrator, journalist, author, lecturer and political commentator, He uses his editorial pieces to make comments on social climates and on opinions, he holds dea to himself. Starting his career in 1976 for The Hudson Dispatch he… Continue Reading →

Tomer Hanuka

Born in 1974 Tomer Hanuka along side his twin brother Asaf, moved to New York City in his early 20’s. He became a regular contributor to many of the common illustrator magazines like, Time, The New Yorker and Rolling Stones…. Continue Reading →

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 →

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