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 eco-art photographer, Mandy Barker. NG photo caption: Every piece of plastic here was found in the stomach of a single albatross chick. Laid bare outside the bird they killed, the plastic … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at artist/designer statements or About pages and discuss the vocabulary they use to describe their work. Today we’ll look at the About page of Ocean Sole, a Kenyan green art/eco-art company that creates sculptures out of old flip-flops. Here is the text from their About page, in italics. Since 2005, we have … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays