Unit 9 – Art (‘New Language Leader’)

Interesting / Relevant Articles:

What is art for? Alain de Botton’ animated guide – video

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/video/2014/sep/10/what-is-art-for-alain-de-botton-guide-video

Types of art:

http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/art-types.htm#definitions

Henri Cartier Bresson, ‘the Father of modern photojournalism’:

http://erickimphotography.com/blog/2011/08/22/10-things-henri-cartier-bresson-can-teach-you-about-street-photography/

‘A picture is worth a thousand words’ – Famous images:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/expresident/most-powerful-photographs-ever-taken#.jy82qJGwX

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/01/world/gallery/iconic-images/

http://www.filmsforaction.org/articles/the-white-man-in-that-photo/  (Peter Norman, 1968 Olympic Games, Mexico City)

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/09/08/richard-drew-s-the-falling-man-ap-photographer-on-his-iconic-9-11-photo.html?source=TDB&via=FB_Page

Antony Gormley:

http://www.antonygormley.com

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gormley

Anish Kapoor at Versailles:

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/70fbcc24-09d5-11e5-b6bd-00144feabdc0.html#slide0

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/jun/07/anish-kapoor-sculpture-versailles-controversy

Yoko Ono:

http://www.a-i-u.net/stampart.html

Banksy (British graffiti artist):

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3769115/Is-real-face-Banksy-Massive-Attack-member-named-shadowy-graffiti-artist-investigator.html

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/01/25/why-banksy-s-art-is-such-a-deadly-political-weapon.html?source=TDB&via=FB_Page

The World’s First Fully Painted Film – ‘Loving Vincent’ (The Life of Vincent Van Gogh)

http://bbc.in/vincent

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MA96aDZYdCc (official film trailer)

Japanese Printmaker Katsushika Hokusai:

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20150409-the-wave-that-swept-the-world

Case Study: “Death of Socrates” by Jaques Louis David:

http://twistedsifter.com/videos/death-of-socrates-by-jacques-louis-david-video-case-study/

Frida Kahlos:

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/visit-frida-kahlos-recreated-garden-to-see-the-plants-that-influenced-her-art-180955255/?utm_source=facebook.com&no-ist

The Google Art Project:

http://twistedsifter.com/2013/07/detailed-close-ups-of-van-gogh-artworks/

Art Over Ads: Streets of Tehran Become a Cultural Exhibit:

http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/05/09/tehran-billboards

Art as CIA ‘weapon’:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/modern-art-was-cia-weapon-1578808.html

Art inspired by science:

http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/photos/11-beautiful-examples-of-art-inspired-by-science/finding-the-link

Body Art:

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/short-film-showcase/what-has-four-legs-four-eyes-and-will-blow-your-mind?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=link_fb20150514video-icymichameleon&utm_campaign=Content&sf9166079=1

Street Art:

https://streetart102.wordpress.com/tag/graffiti-art/

http://twistedsifter.com/2015/05/the-incredible-street-art-of-daleast/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/afghanistans-first-female-street-artist_us_56c26fd5e4b0b40245c79f3c?pbx=25&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000010&te=Upworthy

Charles Ray, ‘famous but little known’ sculptor:

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/05/11/meaning-machines?mbid=social_facebook

Fascinating Public Sculptures:

http://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/11-most-fascinating-public-sculptures?mbid=social_twitter

http://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/11-most-fascinating-public-sculptures?mbid=social_twitter

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