Mind mapping for art critiques:
Mind map of what is involved in critical process:
Mind map guide for analysis:
Takes notes on this artist, her methods and what you find interesting about her work. There is repetition but some new information in the second link. Also, look at the book itself.
Look through the following site, randomly search through various past months (index on right side) and make note of some of your favorites….
Look at the work of Sabrina Ward Harrison and the way she expresses feelings and ideas through word, image, color, and collage.
Make notes about the processes, ideas, and feelings expressed.
Look at the 1000 Journals Project, consider the project, the media used, and the ideas expressed. Make notes on your favorites and list techniques, images, and approaches you’d like to use.
Watch this video on Bearden’s Jazz works and pay special note to the rare clip of him in his studio.
Watch the clip on Bearden from Robert Hughes “Empire of Signs” (after Rauschenberg, around 2:15 until 6:00)
Take thoughtful notes on ideas concerning:
a: the development of his art,
b: the uniqueness of his style in the 60’s and 70’s,
c: his manner of linking personal themes from African American culture with art historical precedents or broader humanistic themes, and
d: anything else you may want to add to the discussion about Bearden.
WATCH THE FOLLOWING VIDEO ON POP ART:
VIEW THIS INTERVIEW OF JAMES ROSENQUIST:
Respond to the following on one page in your sketchbook:
What is the relevance of Pop art to contemporary life?
Describe whether or not you think Pop art is “old fashioned” or irrelevant since it is 50 years old.
What is your response to Rosenquist as an artist?
In your sketchbook, spend at least an hour on a Pop art style drawing. Keep track of your time on the back.
Take notes on Diebenkorn and Thiebaud and pay attention to their bio, their artistic ideas, their interpretation of art history and other artists, and the nature and style of their work.