Why Is This Woman in the Jungle?

Why Is This Woman in the Jungle?

I’m guessing you’ve seen this painting before. Or one of the other very recognizable jungle paintings created by French artist Henri Rousseau. Maybe it just crosses your register as “art,” as odd as any other picture you pass in a museum or pack of postcards. But I’d like us to pause for a moment to […]

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Jackson Pollock’s Mural: The Story of a Modern Masterpiece

Jackson Pollock’s Mural: The Story of a Modern Masterpiece

– Jackson Pollock represents a kind of dead end on what he created, because if someone else does a drip picture then it just feels like thievery. (soothing music) (dramatic music) (bell tolls) (gentle guitar music) – [Narrator] I like to think about American modernism as having a much older origins. An older foundational history […]

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Patricia Lee Rubin: “Invention and Design in Laurentian Florence”

Patricia Lee Rubin: “Invention and Design in Laurentian Florence”

– Good evening everyone. I am Xavier Salomon, Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator here at the Frick. Welcome on this snowy evening. Thank you for braving the weather to be here with us tonight. It is a great pleasure and honor to introduce tonight’s speaker Professor Rubin, who is a professor of Renaissance art at […]

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Good artists copy, great artists steal

Good artists copy, great artists steal

Where does inspiration stop, and plagiarism start? The academic community has set some pretty clear boundaries. They’ve defined plagiarism as.. But in the art world, different rules seem to apply. Why is that? Copyright laws as we know them have only been around since the early 18th century. But that doesn’t mean that copyright issues […]

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Explore variations of white. | Odili Donald Odita | The Art Assignment

Explore variations of white. | Odili Donald Odita | The Art Assignment

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Landscape Archaeology | Mariam Ghani + Erin Ellen Kelly | The Art Assignment

Landscape Archaeology | Mariam Ghani + Erin Ellen Kelly | The Art Assignment

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Make a fake flyer. | Nathaniel Russell | The Art Assignment

Make a fake flyer. | Nathaniel Russell | The Art Assignment

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Construct a landscape. | Paula McCartney | The Art Assignment

Construct a landscape. | Paula McCartney | The Art Assignment

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Facilitate an Encounter / Encuentro | Dignicraft | The Art Assignment

Facilitate an Encounter / Encuentro | Dignicraft | The Art Assignment

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