#Artist #Wednesday Already? #Rauschenberg #Skoglund #Haring #SterlingRuby

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes

Painting and Advanced Painting: PAINTS are ORDERED!

Robert Rauschenberg – PAINTING TECHNIQUES! Oils – Layers – PAINT! http://www.mauradibartolo.com/uploads/2/6/1/2/26123522/4419634_orig.jpg


  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Which direction have you decided to go in regarding the use of colors while using oil paints? Realism – Expressionism – Texture – Palette Knife – Brushwork? What kind of mood / feeling do you hope to incorporate into the idea of your painting?

Reflection / Evaluation: Have you  decided HOW you are going to break apart the space that you are building in the painting? Are you emphasizing the new SHAPES or are you developing the LINES that you have in the portrait?

Studio Art 360: Color Schemes – YEAH!

Sandy Skoglund: Color Scheme is WHAT? http://facweb.cs.depaul.edu/sgrais/images/ColorSchemes/sandy_skoglund01.jpg


  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • This installation / performance piece / photograph by Sandy Skoglund demonstrates WHAT Color Scheme? Why?

Reflection / Evaluation:  Review with neighbors the relationships of the colors on the color wheel we went over TODAY in lecture. Write out the most confusing set of relationships for you – WHY.

AP Studio Art: TALKING ART ONE MORE DAY? Just a smidge – Then – Fix or MOVING ON!

Sterling Ruby at the Gagosian Gallery – What is happening in her work? Layers? Colors? http://www.gagosian.com/__data/161ffd58311aaeb20d0eaa00b07fee3c.jpg


  • 1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.
  • Beginning on the FIRST set of 3 works… What is the CENTRAL IDEA behind your concentration? Remember that you need to have a common thread / common theme / CENTRAL IDEA that ties your works together.

Reflection / Evaluation:   What did your conversation with your classmates help you do, help you explain / understand as you move your work forward?

Drawing: Hip-Hop and Fauvism… the Hip-Hop its time.

Crack IS Wack – Just say NO! Keith Haring! http://animalnewyork.com/wp-content/uploads/crack-is-whack-original-mural.jpg


  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • Think about the PROCESS you have been going through with your drawing. Stop and SILENTLY think. What NEW SKILLS have you learned about / developed in the process of this drawing?

Reflection / Evaluation: What do you need to look at tomorrow and think about – fix, change, clean up? WRITE THAT DOWN and make sure you deal with that first thing tomorrow!

3 Replies to “#Artist #Wednesday Already? #Rauschenberg #Skoglund #Haring #SterlingRuby”

    1. This is the BEST I can come up with right now. I will check the Rauschenberg book I have at home from the Museum of Modern Art exhibition – about 18 years ago… Thanks for the visit!

      Robert Rauschenberg, “Untitled”, The Fulton Street Studio 1953-4. Oil, newspaper, and printed reproduction on canvas 11 5⁄8 x 13 3⁄4 inches Private collection.

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