Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about Russian motion designer Vladimir Tomin, and this is his video called Прогулка (Stroll). Here are the first three paragraphs from Colossal, in italics. Russian motion designer Vladimir Tomin recently went viral with his most recent, … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about Ai Weiwei, a famous Chinese protest artist. He works in many mediums, such as architecture, installation art, and film. Below is the trailer for one of his most recent works, a … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about a wearable design for a cryptocurrency wallet called Trove by Benjamin Hubert. Here are the first three paragraphs from Dezeen, in italics. Benjamin Hubert’s design studio Layer has launched Trove, a digital wallet and … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll discuss Leaning Into The Wind, the latest film by land artist and performance artist, Andy Goldsworthy. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers on Facebook during Friday Live!  At … Continue reading Video Mondays

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about Korean sculptor MyeongBeom Kim, and although it’s very short, still offers some useful vocabulary. Here is the text from Colossal, in italics. MyeongBeom Kim builds unique works by combining everyday objects whose purposes … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about Steven Universe, and its cartoonist Rebecca Sugar. Here are the first four paragraphs from Variety, in italics. The “Steven Universe” universe is reeling, hopeful and excited from the season five story arc, … Continue reading Thursdays in Review