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Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein Pop Art Roy Lichtenstein was an American Pop Artist from the 60’s. His work is what comes to mind when average people think of Pop Art. Litchenstein earlier works very greatly in style and subject matter until he… Continue Reading →

Survey 10: the Great Depression

Survey 10: Fortune and Fuhrer (1930-1945)   Let’s set the scene; It’s 1931, ice and coal is still being delivered door to door in Vancouver. In 1932 the Burrard street bridge was completed. The construction of the lions gate bridge… Continue Reading →

Cubism, Dadaism and Surrealism: Juan Gris

Juan Gris Welcome back to the blog! This week I decided to discuss the super talented cubist artist Juan Gris. Gris took cubism and pushed it to new levels making it even more fragmented than ever before. Juan Gris wanted… Continue Reading →

Survey 7 Spread: Art and Colour

This is my Art and Colour spread for Survey 7. My group and I researched 3 different art movements from the beginning of the 20th century; futurism, expressionism and cubism. For my artifact I decided to make a sculpture in… Continue Reading →

Survey 9: Hide your Alcohol! (1925-1930)

Colour Theory and Cool Type (1925-1930) Welcome to this week’s blog post. Today we are discussing everything that influenced design from 1925 to 1930. To start things off, Charles ‘Lindy’ Lindbergh was the first to cross the Atlantic by plane…. Continue Reading →

Survey 8 1915-25 War and Absurdity

Survey 8: 1915-25 welcome back to the blog! This weeks survey covered design from 1915 to 1925. It was during the time of World War 1. It was a catastrophic war with many deaths. It was known at the time… Continue Reading →

Survey 7: Form Follows Function

Survey 7 Summary: This week’s discussion we’ve finally reached the 20th century. 1905-1915. First major figure discussed was Frank Lloyd Wright who started working as an architect in Chicago. His mentor was Louis Sullivan who is commonly known as “the… Continue Reading →

Expressionism, Fauvism, Early 20th century: Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky Welcome back to the blog. this week I will be covering one of my favourite artists; Wassily Kandinsky. Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky is considered one of the founders of abstract modern art. His use of colour and composition… Continue Reading →

Survey 4 spread: design and typography

design and typography spread for survey 4 (1750-1850) For survey 4 I was tasked to create a spread for the history book in any style I wanted. As we were the design and typography team for this week I decided… Continue Reading →

Dreams and Designers (1895-1905)

Survey Summary: 1895-1905 We start of this era with dubious labour and unfair pay which leads to the formation of the union movement. Men and women picketed to fight for fair work conditions. The very first film is released by… Continue Reading →

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