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

Wordy Wednesdays


   On Wednesdays, we look at artist/design statements or About pages and discuss the best vocabulary to describe the work. Today we’ll look at the About page of Dante Dentoni, an Argentinian sculptor who works with Legos. Here is the text from his About page, in italics. Dante Dentoni (b. 1974 in Santa Rosa, Argentina) … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used to describe them. This week’s article is about sculptor Nek Chand and the amazing Rock Garden he created in secret. Here are the first three paragraphs from Artsy, in italics. For almost two decades, self-taught artist Nek Chand worked in … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Let’s Talk Tuesdays


On Tuesdays, we watch talks or interviews with artists and designers and discuss how to present our work clearly and with confidence. This week we’ll listen to Annyen Lam, who talks about her Tiny Blades paper cutting sculpture. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the artist speak clearly and with confidence? Does … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today I’ll critique a sculpture by Dale Chihuly called Fireworks of Glass. 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! Here’s the entire sculpture. At Artglish, we … Continue reading Video Mondays

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll look at a piece by Op artist Yaacov Agam. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers during Friday Live! What do you think of this piece? Do you agree … Continue reading Video Mondays