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

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 Bio/About page of Lin-Manuel Miranda, a composer, lyricist, and performer. Below is a clip of him starring in Hamilton, a play he wrote, composed for, and acted in. Here is part of the … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll talk about Donald Glover, an actor and musician. 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! Warning: This is America may be upsetting for some … Continue reading Video Mondays

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll discuss the work of printmaker Kyle Goen. 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! This is the print I’ll be critiquing today. It’s titled … Continue reading Video Mondays