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Covers & Citations Mastermind, reveal yourself!! [Please]

I have no idea the mastermind behind the Covers & Citations blog but it’s pretty, well, as the young kids say (okay, young kids in the 1980s), RAD! I discovered it looking for Eve Babitz and Marcel Duchamp’s famous chess match photograph and found a bevy of art re-makes/mixes/interpretations. You get the idea. I’m sure there […]

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Art History Art Writing and Criticism Culture Criticism Philosophy Theory

I need this book

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Art Writing and Criticism

Ethnography of the Art World

Social history is widely understood, but what is ethnography? It is a genre of researching and writing with its roots in anthropology. Its main investigative method is “participant observation” – a cluster of qualitative modes, which include firsthand experience of the environment, careful visual observation, attentive listening, casual on-the-hoof interviewing as well as formal in-depth […]

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Art Visual Arts

Boom for Real = Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Fallen Angel, 1981 Genius Child This is a song for the genius child. Sing it softly, for the song is wild. Sing it softly as ever you can – Lest the song get out of hand. Nobody loves a genius child. Can you love an eagle, Tame or wild? Can you love an […]

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Art Art Writing and Criticism

Art Crush: Michael Kimmelman

Some time last week, I watched the documentary, My Kid Could Paint That by filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev. The documentary is definitely worth watching being that it forces the viewer to make up their own mind about the Modern Art movement. Pick it up and please feel free to tell me what you think. As the title of today’s posts states, […]

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Abstract Expressionism Art Art Influences Art Theory and Movements Bauhaus Color Field Cubism Dada Futurism Modern Period Visual Arts

Art Movements as a Family Tree

Nesbit studied painting at the San Francisco Art Institute and is currently obtaining his MFA in Painting at Yale University.