December 20, 2008

Final paper examples

Hello all,
A final posting for the semester from the I and I.
I'm posting two papers from the class that were exceptionally focused and well written.

In addition to some of the readings from the semester, we consider them as good examples of academic writing on aesthetics and critical theory.

Jonathan Kaiser: Folk

Robin Schwartzman: Leisure, Pleasure, Authenticity and Process

December 16, 2008

Bart's Artist Links

Mike Mignola

Russ Nordman

Jody Boyer

December 15, 2008

Ben's Artist Links

Baker Associates:

Tom Friedman:

Mel Chin:

December 4, 2008

DUE Dec. 4, 2008: "The Topic Is Race; the Art Is Fearless" by Holand Cotter

Text is here.

December 1, 2008

Yui's Artist Links

Akira Toriyama -- ( + | + | + )

Jared Tarbell -- ( + | + )

Takashi Murakami -- ( + | + | + )

Jonathan's Artist Links

Arvo Part

Christoph Buchel
NY Times article about Mass MoCA debacle

Martin Ramirez

November 26, 2008

Mel's Artist Links

Akio Takamori
Ayumi Horie
Rain Harris
Lisa Orr

November 23, 2008

Jennifer Anable's Artist Links (2)

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November 21, 2008

Rowan's Presentation Artists

James Valerio (the living artist I like who influences my work):
Ivan Albright (the dead artist I like who influences my work):
Jenny Saville (the living artist I like whose work doesn't influence mine):
Francis Bacon (the dead artist I like whose work doesn't influence mine):
Robert Ryman (the living artist whose work I don't like):

November 20, 2008

Areca's presented artists

Wing Young Huie:
Angela Strassheim:
If you like birds, the Cornell Ornithology website is probably the best resource for bird information on the web, including hundreds of bird song sounds:

November 19, 2008

Robin's Presented Artists

Chris Dacre:

Mattias Adolfsson:

Khanh Le:

Martha Rosler:

Photosynth Prototype

I just saw this youtube video of Microsoft's Photosynth Prototype and thought that it related back perfectly to our discussions on art and technology.

November 17, 2008

Due November 20th "Vitamin D"

Vitamin D intro by Emma Dexter is Download file

November 13, 2008

Final Paper Due December 11th

Find the specifics here

November 6, 2008

Post-Colonial Guillermo Gomez-Pena

A fun little Post-Colonial deconstruction is here.