Monthly Archives: September 2010

Silence Is Golden

Well, this is just taking Twitter to a new level. Creating a Twitter account—to tweet about what? Your life, your problems, your obsessions, your mood swings, or…your silence? Posted on rhizome.org by a group using the ever-so-fitting alias of Les … Continue reading

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Gestalt Principles

The Gestalt principles of perception are fascinating to me. I think it’s because I’m fascinated by psychological perceptions and how our culture influences them. Though I don’t have much of a background in psychology, I did take the “advanced placement” … Continue reading

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Do I Love You?

Did you really look at the picture? Or did you just scroll right past if after glancing at it? If you just glanced at it, I bet you don’t know what it says. You’re thinking, “Uh, it says I love … Continue reading

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A Urinal or a Piece of Art?

Beginning in the early 1900’s when Dadaism came to the forefront, people started to question exactly what constituted art. Dadaism rejected the prevailing standards of art that dominated the cultural scene at the time. These artists, in a political protest, … Continue reading

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also, awesome mixed media exhibit!!

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Mechanical Reproduction

Has the ability to mass-produce artwork led to a society that is more culturally conscious, or has it vulgarized artwork into something of mass media where the aura of the original artwork is lost? In short, I believe that it … Continue reading

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Are We Blinded By New Media?

New media has undoubtedly changed the way that people interact in and view society. With the omnipresence of computers, televisions, cell phones, the Internet, and DVD players, it is nearly impossible to escape this “new media.” Even the way an … Continue reading

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