Saturday, April 10, 2010

for my place assignment, going to do a master copy of a still life, take it outdoors, photograph it with the surroundings as a frame, and my thumb or hand in the photo. nod to Manet's .. de jeune.. show as slideshow?

travel, homelessness, absurdity of drawing/art in general, roaming gnome . . .

for science/language . . . thinking about doing something with frame rate. what number of frames per second a human can see . . .

separating video from motion, isolating the video aspect. series of images

Monday, March 29, 2010

creating a cardboard boxlike structure in which to neglect a plant to death, making the same drawing of an oil lamp over and over, and making plans to publicly humiliate self

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

most art isn't functional. I think. I guess there are lots of potters. And then some paintings are later informative. There was that painter whose paintings were studied by geographers to determine water levels.
but for the most part, not very functional.
I'm going to make a piece about this. out of cardboard. I think it will hold and kill a plant. it'll be about how art cannot fulfill basic needs.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

was the concept of "decorative" even in the artist's notion of art before Manet? Is it still a part of the artist's notion of art today?

Friday, March 12, 2010

I'm looking at the art of George Condo and wondering how much the modern cartoon owes to cubism.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

- Art History Professor Zalesch's website, created by Truong Nguyen, a communication design student.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

here's my self portrait in oil:

my self portrait

here's Professor Jones' self portrait:

Peter Jones self portrait

here're a couple classmates':

Nathan Self portrait

116 classmate self portrait