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A Tornado Tore Through the Art World: The 2014 Whitney Biennial

The Whitney Museum of Art in New York City is currently holding its established Biennial exhibition, whose purpose is to present both American artists who are reputable in the art scene and to showcase those who are up-and-coming. The exhibition … Continue reading

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Pop Art: What It’s All About

A summary of our presentation on Pop Art in February by Maddie Woods and Anna Model: Pop Art was a movement that developed during the 1960’s that used images and techniques of mass culture and commercialism. Its purpose was not … Continue reading

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Unpacking the Flag – Jasper John’s Two Flags (Black)

Johns’ explained his preoccupation with symbols such as the American flag as a fascination with the “depersonalized” and “factual” elements of everyday life. “Using the design of the American flag took care of a great deal for me because I … Continue reading

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