Monthly Archives: February 2009

Who wants to see Metropolis?

February 27, 2009

Please post a comment to this post if you are interested in watching the silent movie Metropolis on Wednesday March 4th at 7pm. There is no commitment on your part. I just want a general idea if there is interest.

Posters from the WPA

February 26, 2009

Check out this Flickr set if you want to see more posters created as part of the New Deal from 1935–1939.

1939 World’s Fair Gm Pavillion Videos & More

Readings: 3.2 + 3.4

WWII and Beyond: READING: Woodham, pp. 111–139 and remember no class March 6th!

quiz #6 from 2.16 + 2.18 + 2.20

February 21, 2009

here is the quiz. email me the answers with "art 428 quiz 6" in the subject line to fyi: short answer really means short answer (one sentence or less). click below to see the current quiz and answers to the previous quizzes. 1.    when were the bauhaus weimar years?a.    1925–1932b.    1919–1924c.    1922–1928d.    all the … Read More

Readings: 2.23 + 2.25 + 2.27

February 19, 2009

The 20s and 30s Style: READING: Meggs, pp. 278–286Woodham, pp. 65–109

The Bauhaus Manifesto

February 15, 2009

The ultimate aim of all creative activity is a building! The decoration of buildings was once the noblest function of fine arts, and fine arts were indispensable to great architecture. Today they exist in complacent isolation, and can only be rescued by the conscious co-operation and collaboration of all craftsmen. Architects, painters, and sculptors must … Read More

Readings: 2.9 + 2.11 + 2.13

February 14, 2009

Herbert Bayer & The Bauhaus: READING: Meggs, pp. 310-352

Quiz #5 for 2.9 + 2.11 + 2.13

Here is the quiz. Email me the answers with "Art 428 Quiz 5" in the subject line to FYI: Short Answer really means short answer (one sentence or less). Click below to see the current quiz and answers to the previous quizzes. 1.    What early 20th century art movement had a profound influence on … Read More

Annotated Bibliography and Abstract for Contemporary Paper due 2.23

February 11, 2009

With the abstract, I'm looking for a 250 word(ish) clear example of what you plan to discuss in the paper and the anticipated outcomes of your research. In the bibliography I'm looking for how you think the resource will support your paper topic which can be stated with a sentence or two. The rough drafts … Read More