Visual Art category archive

Expressionist Art

September 19th, 2011 | Visual Art | 1 comment   

This post is based on my Arts class on 9/7/11. Today we discussed abstract expressionism. Our guest speaker, Geoffrey Dorfman, highlighted several important artists such as Cezanne, Monet, Picasso, and De Kooning. I found his lecture quite surprising.  Before the lecture I viewed most expressionist work as purely abstract and beyond meaning. However, Mr. Dorfman […]

Appalachian Spring

September 19th, 2011 | Dance, Music, Visual Art | No comments   

This post is based on my arts class on 8/31/11. We discussed bio-morphism and modern dance. A link to the Appalachian Spring video can be found here. It was difficult for me to follow Appalachian Spring because of my lack of knowledge in both orchestral music and modern dance. However, even with the little knowledge […]