Please respond to the following, using on line sites and your text as the basis for your post.
- Choose two (2) works by two of the following late 20th century African-American artists, and compare and contrast their art: Bearden, Lawrence, Basquiat, or Colescott. Describe 3-4 specific elements that show the multiplicity of the African-American experience.
- Be original in your comments and explain which artist’s work you would put in your own home and why. Here are two websites to use. If you find another site that you like, post that as part of your initial post. Copy and paste all links below to make them live.
Jacob Lawrence, New York Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) at http://www.moma.org/collection/artist.php?artist_id=3418
Romare Bearden video, San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art at http://www.sfmoma.org/explore/multimedia/videos/
Here are two pictures and some comments to get you started as well as a link to an article that discusses how much a Japanese millionaire just paid for a Basquiat:
Class, I really like the recent work that has been featured in the MOMA by Basquiat. Here is a link to an article that discusses this:
RE: Week 10 | Discussion
My idea of postmodern art would be art (or designs) that is found in the Space Needle, Seattle of course. There is a variety of art pieces to wonder, many of which are found to be postmodern. The Space Needle itself however is considered to be modern, built for the world’s fair in 1962 remains an icon. From canvas to acrylic to wood, there are many pieces containing art work that is considered to be post-modern styles. I find many pieces basic, timeless and historical at the same time:
When you’re in Seattle Washington next: