AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/23/trump-portland-confederate-monuments-racism-history Take it from a historian. We don’t owe anything to Confederate monuments. by Timothy Snyder Trump spends so much time defending statues not because he cares about history, but precisely because he doesn’t. ‘The president of the United States has declared that the entities that enjoy rights are not people but monuments.’ Photograph: Steve … Continuer la lecture
American Gothic – Grant Wood, 1930 https://designyoutrust.com/2018/12/if-famous-faces-from-classical-paintings-discovered-selfies/
Turner Prize-winning artist and Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen unveils his epic portrait of London’s Year 3 pupils This epic display of portraits appears in a year when Britain’s education system has been challenged as never before. These photographs of all Year 3 pupils in London schools show the old ordinary life with entire classes posed … Continuer la lecture
‘the brilliance of this intervention lies in the fact that you don’t need to know it’s art to find it interesting’ The Guardian A seductive and terrifying array of fetishised weapons of mass destruction is mapped across the main hall of the Imperial War Museum in this powerful intervention that – like the museum itself … Continuer la lecture
Is Art a matter of money ? To what extent can art tackle political matters ? https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/jul/28/banksy-altered-sea-view-triptych-sells-for-22m-at-auction
YoYo Ma wants Bach to save the world See how a very famous Asian-born American considers the power of Music to unite Nations and overcome social inequality and political tensions and divisions.
FINAL TASK: dubbing a silent movie, giving voice to the inner thoughts of the characters