Political Abstraction

How are contemporary artists engaging with abstraction (non-objective art) and modernism? Step 1: See these videos and take notes on these artists different views on abstraction, its legacy in the 21st century, and how abstraction can be political. Julie Mehretu, https://art21.org/watch/extended-play/julie-mehretu-politicized-landscapes-short/ (09: 54 minutes)Mark Bradford, https://art21.org/watch/art-in-the-twenty-first-century/s4/mark-bradford-in-paradox-segment/ (14 minutes, up till …

Manifestos

Create your own manifesto. Step 1. Watch the movie, Manifesto on Kanopy.To access: Go to the BMCC library webpage (upper right bar on the first page when entering bmcc.edu). Then click on Databases (complete list of databases) and go to the letter K to search for Kanopy. You will be …

compare and contrast

comparing thoseneighborhoods with the one her/his group researched. In particular, these essays will comparing theneighborhoods as places for children to grow up, in terms of the variables studied during the semester.All statements in the essay must be supported by data. Where possible, students should frame theiressays as upholding or critiquing …

Compare and Contrast

“The Formal Museum Paper is five page compare and contrast essay of two artworks at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Observing the primary sources, the student will complete a description and analysis of the historical movements connected to the chosen artworks.  Successful papers will name and classify the artworks and …

Any topic (writer’s choice)

For this specific assignment you will be watching an artist lecture by Tania Bruguera which she delivered in August of 2019 at the Monash University Museum of Art in Melbourne, Australia as the Keynote Address of their two day symposium titled Lets Go Outside: Making Art Public. Bruguera is a …

Music Perpective Q/A

Please choose two of the following questions and answer them giving your own perspective. Your answer for each question should be about two full paragraphs, more if needed. Please cite outside sources, include a citation page. A What are some ways that music performances and performance settings are explicitly gendered? …

Cinematic Los Angeles: Film and the city

1. After reading: “Cinema and the city” by Knox and picking a quote, answer to these questions: How does the city influence film, and how does film influence the city?  (250 words min) begin with the quote and then explain why this quote answers to the questions.   2 .Respond …

Any topic (writer’s choice)

For your first assessment you need to focus on a Hollywood case or incident that has been considered controversial. You may choose to focus on a specific film, star, producer, filmmaker that has been publicly criticized, questioned or even denounced. For example: Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle and rape allegations; Johnny Depp …

Rubens’ Allegory of War & Velasquez’ Surrender at Breda

1. Introduction and Thesis-Introduce the artwork titles, period styles and artists names ( Rubens’ Allegory of War & Velasquez’ Surrender at Breda)-Briefly state what you believe is significant about these artworks-What works of art you will be discussing and why you think they are important 2. Stylistic analysis-Correctly identify artwork …

Dance Module

https://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/vp/cf/https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LylhDZu6wxDH6Eqd9igcVN49zOhq758P/view?usp=sharing USE THESE TOP TWO LINKS TO COMPLETE THIS BOTTOM LINK https://drive.google.com/file/d/1B-GQa4l9N1bPHydPCxA0OztcR8g93G0d/view?usp=sharing