Activity week 10 : (Art Care Package)

This week I sent an Art Care package to my girl friend Destiny. I decided to send it to her because it would be fun and a good way to be romantic. I wanted to do something simple and have the care package be art. Rather than including art I thought it was better to…

Artist of The Week : Joseph DeLappe (Week 10)

This week’s artist of the week is Joseph DeLappe. I was really amazed by his work. He uses technology and video games to create his art works,  he is also a Professor of the Department of Art at the University of Nevada. He has been working with electronic and new media since 1983. He makes…

Week 9 Activity :Cuisine, Couture or Coiffure

This week we had the choice of trying new food, new fashion, or a new hairstyle. I chose to do something new with my hair. Before I began, I sat down with my girlfriend and we tried to brainstorm up some ideas. I didn’t want to do anything too crazy or else my parents would…

Artists of the week: Guy Tang & Kat Von D (Week 9)

I found this weeks artists to be really unique and interesting. Before researching these artists, I thought that photography, drawing, painting, and sculpting were the main art types. I was shocked to learn that the body and hair can be used as an art medium. Guy Tang began his fame on his YouTube channel and…

Activity Week 8 : Street Photography

This week’s activity was street photography. I liked how street photography captures the every day life of people. When I was researching street art, I saw most of the art was taken place in the busy streets on New York. The photograph showed people in a rush to get to work. So, I did some…

Artist of the week : Garry Winogrand & Scott Schuman (Week 8)

This week I couldn’t decide between the four artists we learned about. So I decided to talk about two, Garry Winogrand and Scott Schuman. I have always been interested in photography and thought it was a really fun type of art. In today’s world, anyone can be a photographer thanks to smart phones. Whenever I…

Activity Week 7 : Museum Visit

This week, I went to the Museum of Latin American Art with my girlfriend. This was my first time going to an Art museum so I did not know what to expect. The first piece I really liked was a pop art inspired by Andy Warhol, our previous artist of the week. This piece is…

Artist of the week: Janet Cardiff (Week 7)

This week’s artist is the creator of the sound experiences, Janet Cardiff. She is a very unique artist that really captured my attention.  Janet Cardiff’s work included narratives and story telling. Her work is very famous and I was shocked to find out that she was the one who created the headsets people used in…

Landscapes with a corpse (Activity week 6)

This week’s activity was my favorite one so far. The goal of this project was to imagine your own death and take pictures of it. I always thought about death and wondered how I would die.  I noticed how many people worry about death and what happens after it. I believe that you must live…

Artist of the week : Andy Warhol (week 6))

This week’s artist is Andy Warhol. Warhol is very famous for his “pop art”. I really like pop art because it tends to be very colorful and bright. Most of his work involved celebrities and he would often paint his idols.  Some people would say that his work is criticizing a society obsessed with money…