Monthly Archives: January 2009

Quiz #2 from 1.26 + 1.28 + 1.30

January 31, 2009

Here is the quiz. Email me the answers with "Art 428 Quiz 3" in the subject line to grozanc@truman.edu. FYI: Short Answer really means short answer (one sentence or less). Click below to see the quiz.

Objectified: A Documentary Film by Gary Hustwit

Hello Class, Go to the Objectified web site if you would like to find out more about this upcoming documentary from the maker of the film Helvetica. var s1 = new SWFObject(‘http://www.garyrozanc.com/closet/player.swf’,’player’,’500′,’375′,’9′); s1.addParam(‘allowfullscreen’,’true’); s1.addParam(‘allowscriptaccess’,’always’); s1.addParam(‘flashvars’,’file=http://www.garyrozanc.com/closet/objectified.flv’); s1.write(‘preview2’);

Readings 2.2 + 2.4 + 2.6

January 27, 2009

Fin de Siècle Europe:Meggs, pp. 190-243; Woodham, pp. 11-27;  Adolf Loos, “Men’s Fashion” (class blog)

Post Your Paper Abstract Here

January 23, 2009

Hello Class, You can start posting your paper abstracts here. Just click on the comments link below and paste your 250 word(ish) abstract and annotated bibliography. The abstract and bibliography dosen't have to be in any style (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc). With the abstract, I'm looking for clear examples of what you plan to discuss … Read More

Quizzes 1.14–1.23

Hello Class, Here is the quiz backlog as promised. Email me the answers with "Art 428 Quiz 1 & 2" in the subject line to grozanc@truman.edu. FYI: Short Answer really means short answer (one sentence or less). Click below to see the quiz.

Readings: 1.26 + 1.28 + 1.30

January 21, 2009

Photography and the birth of Mass Communications: Meggs, pp. 142–152.

More videos about Linotype

January 18, 2009

Hand Setting Type

January 14, 2009

Annotated Bibliography & Abstract Due

Your abstract and and annotated bibliography for the Historical Context paper is due Monday 1.26.09, by the end of the day (11:59pm). You need to write a 250 word (give or take) abstract stating the objective of your paper. You will also need to include a list of research sources (books, journals, films, etc) and … Read More

Old School Papermaking & Typecasting

January 13, 2009