Welcome to Fall 2014

These first four videos are simply for your enjoyment. There is no assignment associated. The list of artists for the first assignment is below.

Why look at art?. Love these guys.

http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/why-look-at-art.html



Representation and Abstraction.

http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/representation-and-abstraction.html

Inspiration.

http://www.ted.com/talks/jose_abreu_on_kids_transformed_by_music

FYI, This video will help you with the writing about art:

http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/skill-of-describing.html



Assignment #1. 
Choose one artist from the list below. Directions are posted on one of the pages to the upper right on the blog.

1. Agnes Martin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-JfYjmo5OA

2. Willem de Kooning
http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/willem-de-kooning.htmlhttp://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/willem-de-kooning.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S23gXv8FUfA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sqs7BO8yrE



3. Rebecca Silus
http://www.rebeccasilus.com/
http://www.grovelandgallery.com/artistdetail.php?aID=SilR








3. Daniel Dove
http://www.danieldove.com/
http://vimeo.com/21313507



4. Ian Francis



5. Judy Chicago
http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/judy-chicagos-pasadena-lifesaver-4-and-lynda-bengliss-omega.html




6. Nick Lepard