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Blog for April 12, 2011

Jayme Walker Last Tuesday’s class was really important to me because it helped me to understand feminism a lot better, especially in relation to art and our course topics. Starting class with the DVD segment about Ida Applebroog allowed me … Continue reading

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The Power of Feminist Art pages 10-31 and 130-139

Sarah Rose I believe that the quote, “From the early 1970s, feminist artists understood their task to be, in the words of Lisa Tickner, ‘the de-colonizing of the female body,’ reclaiming it from masculine objectification,” (22) is a very complex … Continue reading

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Twentieth-Century America: The Evolution of a Black Aesthetic (p.183-216)

Lacey DeAngelis Chapter four of African-American Art talks about many African- American artists from the 60’s and 70’s that expressed their political beliefs and human rights through their artworks. The beginning of the chapter states that the United States in … Continue reading

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Gomez-Pena

The two quotes mentioned in the blog prompt for the Gomez-Pena reading have a very deep meaning in the contexts of education. The first quote mentioned, “to observe a new world with new eyes” was a very simple yet moving … Continue reading

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Mixed Blessings “Turning Around”

Jayme Walker- Mixed Blessings Chapter Five – “Turning Around” While reading Chapter Five, “Turning Around” from Mixed Blessings, I highlighted the quote “Irony, humor, and subversion are the most common guises and disguises of those artists leaping out of the … Continue reading

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Mixed Blessings “Mixing”

Sarah Rose I believe that the collaboration between Tim Rollins and the Kids of Survival (KOS) worked because they were all fighting for something they believed in. Rollins seemed to care about expressing himself though art and educational equality. He … Continue reading

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Mixed Blessings “Landing”

Lacey DeAngelis Is land a geographic term that we use to describe the grass, soil, and other components on top of the Earth that isn’t covered with water? In literal terms, yes, but in Chapter three of Mixed Blessings Lucy … Continue reading

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