The painting depicts a young woman in a pink dress sitting down. The background is very dark but three things can be made out by the viewer. Starting with the ground plane of the painting, an orange carpet can be seen covering the entire floor. It is patterned and contains yellows, greens and blues. The cool toned colours are darker in hue than the warm toned. Secondly, there appears to be a cabinet or a desk lining the wall behind her. The wood of the cabinetry is carved with detailed designs and is made of a dark stained wood. Despite the dark background a single red rose can be seen on top of the cabinetry. The rose looks freshly picked and shows no signs of withering in its petals. It is painted in a muted red colour that allows it to stand out on
Art is meant to make someone feel something. Artists can convey emotions through their art. However, what happens when the emotion that is conveyed in anger, sadness, or grief. This creates controversy in art. I believe that the painting Myra, by Marcus Harvey creates a feeling of anger and sadness within its viewers that creates controversy. This controversy comes from the events behind this painting but also the way the artist, Marcus Harvey, painted it.
The Open Casket painting made by Dana Schutz was one out of many different art pieces that were included in the Whitney Museum exhibition, which led to protests and controversies. Many people have found this portrait of Emmett Till disrespectful to his memory, and think that she’s using Emmett’s death as a way to make money. However, Schutz declared from the beginning, that her work wasn’t for sale. Other individuals believe that because Dana Schutz’s nationality is white, she doesn’t have the right to make a drawing of an African American. Instead of dividing artists by the color of their skin, people should utilize this artistic work as a way to engage in moral discussion as opposed to censorship or destruction of an artwork. It’s wrong for a person to say that a subject should be off-limits to some creators because of their race. Parker Bright, an artist who assisted the exhibition, stood in front of Dana Schutz's painting, and wore a t-shirt with a phrase that said “Black Death Spectacle.” Bright felt as if Schutz’s painting isn’t doing any justice, and that she doesn’t have the privilege to speak for African Americans. Moreover, a writer named Hannah Black wrote a letter to the Whitney exhibition curators demanding that the painting must be destroyed entirely. Furthermore, many media outlets received an email supposedly written by Dana Schutz requesting her portrait to be removed from the Whitney Museum, but it turned out to be
Dana Raigrodski is a Lecturer and Director of the General LL.M. Program at the University of Washington School of Law, as well as the Executive Director of Global Affairs at the Law School. She serves as a Commissioner on the Washington State Supreme Court Gender & Justice Commission and as member of the University of Washington Women’s Center Anti-Trafficking Task Force. Dr. Raigrodski’s scholarship and research interests examine human trafficking, migration and globalization, criminal procedure and jurisprudence, feminist legal theories, and law and development. She teaches courses on law and globalization, American legal system and research methods, and comparative legal studies. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Raigrodski practiced law for
This painting is a portrait of an old woman who is sitting on a chair while facing to the left. She is wearing a yellow flower dress with a beige jacket while sitting in an empty room. Her beauty is illustrated by her curly, gray hair and also her wrinkled face, neck, and hands. These details is what makes her look real and pure. I like how detailed it is because it reminds me of my grandmothers.
There were numerous of ethical issues that caused an outrage amid this time. For instance, It was an insult to the public, a sensitive subject. At the point when the work was displayed, it distressed the victims families and they requested the portrait to be excluded from the exhibition,
To describe the artwork “Woman in a Purple Coat” by Henri Matisse, the viewer has to be open to expression. In the artwork there is a woman, wearing purple pointy shoes, green pants with white faded stripes, a V-shape white shirt with grey lines, a long purple coat with white stripes and four black strips at the front to button the coat, a pearl necklace and another yellow long necklace. She is sitting with confidence with open arms on a vibrant two tone one side yellow and other side green couch. Sitting on the couch in a corner with a yellow flower arrangement on a pink and white vase with some fruit on a table next to her on the right. There is a magazine laying on the floor on top of a gray rug with black stripes above a black square marble floor. It looks as if she was reading intensely before being interrupted. She has her right foot behind her left, confidently waiting to be interviewed. The walls contrast with each other giving light and darkness to the portrait. On one side the wall is black with gray flowers outlined in red. On the other side the wall is green with black curvy streaks with white outline joined together by a grey corner behind the women wearing dark lipstick confidently sitting on the couch.
Dana Loesch, who is the host of "Dana" on The Blaze and an author of a book on gun control, recently appeared on the Kelly File where she heavily stomped on her fellow guest Nomiki Konst’s argument in favor of gun control. Konst is the founder and executive director of the Accountability Project, which is a non-profit organization that seeks to investigate instances of political corruption. The two women appeared on the Kelly File with Megyn Kelly to discuss gun control laws shortly after news of a shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina was released. Police assigned to the case believed that the gun used in this particular shooting was given to the gunman as a birthday present from his father.
The feelings I notice in myself in response to this history is sadness on behalf of the native-Americans people. There is a black history month to remind us of the history of African Americans. Also, I often see old movies and new movies detailing horrific hangings, burnings and beatings of blacks. The movies are often shown at theaters with mega size screens, but rarely do I hear about the atrocities done to our native American brother and sisters. This is so sad, because past Iliff "Christian" school of theology administration was aware of the history of this book covered in the skin of a native-American and did nothing about it until pressure from students made a difference.
The contrast between the light cream background and the maroon blouse have successfully drawn in viewers attention. The contrasting colours have made the overall artwork standout. The viewers eyes are snatched towards the vibrant red then it is directed to Kramer’s peaceful expression. Her expression is identified as the focal point of the painting. It encapsulates the meaning of stillness expressing the relaxation and tranquilness. Greensmith had chosen to use a variety of different colour tones to help sculpt and emphasis Kramer’s features. The use of darker shades towards her left side creates a shadow, indicating her angled sitting position.
In this production by Gerald Laing, a young and fit woman can be seen. She appears to come from a model background as she has a toned figure that is slender and curvy. She is standing in a confident posed position with a hand on her hip. It appears the artist attempts to position her short lengthened, dark hair in a way that portrays the wind is blowing it. She is wearing a swimming suit that covers minimal. She is placed on the right half of the portrait. The artwork does not contain any other people or objects in the piece. Laing completes the print using only three shades of color: gold, grey, and dark grey/black. The gold background quickly catches the eye. Also, the gold is the color of the swimming suit that covers the model’s bottom half and chest suggesting that the artist wanted to draw attention to these specific body parts. Overall, the print is organized and has a neat appearance.
The exhibit I observed was the Michael Brown and Lesley McSpadden art piece. This particular piece stood out to me once I took a glance into her eyes and saw pain. The artist of the exhibit was Aaron Fowlers he was born in 1988 in St. Louis where the tragic event took place, but currently lives and works in Harlem, NY. Aaron Fowlers installation describes the eulogy that Michael Brown mother delivered for her son which whom was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, MO. This piece was made from using mix media and a variety of cool colors.
Though Corey may have been wrong to break the artwork, no one in his shoes could blame him for doing so. Protester had asked countless times for the artwork to be removed and countless times they where denied. Menafee just couldn't take it anymore and decided to take matters into his own hands. He was fired but he did the African American community at Yale a great service.
The portrait is displayed horizontally with a gold trimmed frame. The subject is a female that looks to be in her early 20’s sitting upright on a large brown chair. If the viewer travels up the painting the first indication of the woman’s class is her satin, blue dress. The saturated blue shines and falls in the light like water. Paired with the dress are her exceptionally detailed endings to her sleeves. The lace is even painted as though it is translucent, allowing a little of the blue dress to show through the sleeve. Flowers throughout history have symbolized innocence of a woman and her virginity. The repeating theme of flowers, in the sleeve cuffs and ribbon) in the woman’s attired suggests her purity or innocent nature. Another very details section of the painting includes the corset/torso details. The sewing suggests texture in the torso with small beading in between. Towards the top of the chest in the center, the female seems to bear an extravagant, ribbon piece with a tear drop bead in the center. The light pink