September 26, 2020


Your life is Art

Southeast Asian Art Museum

Figurative art, alternatively known as figurativism, is a style in art forms -predominantly in paintings and sculptures. Standing wave is a combination of two waves moving in opposite directions, each having the same amplitude and frequency. Musical tones are tones generated by standing waves produced in or on the musical instrument. Musical instruments produce pitches by trapping sound waves by making them bounce back and forth between two or more surfaces or points. Musical instruments i.e. the container has to be the perfect size (length) for a certain wavelength, so that waves bouncing back or being produced at each end reinforce each other, instead of interfering with each other and cancelling each other out. And it really helps to keep the container very narrow, so that you don’t have to worry about waves bouncing of the sides and complicating things. So you have a bunch of regularly-spaced waves that are trapped, bouncing back and forth in a container that fits their wavelength perfectly. If you could watch these waves, it would not even look as if they are traveling back and forth. Instead, waves would seem to be appearing and disappearing regularly at exactly the same spots, and these trapped waves are called standing waves. So you have a sound wave trap, and you keep sending more sound waves into it. These trapped waves (standing waves) are useful for music because for a tone – a sound with a particular pitch to be generated – a group of sound waves has to be very regular, all exactly the same distance apart. Standing waves are transverse waves in string instruments travelling back and forth along the string due to reflections at the terminations of the string and terminations act as nodes; standing waves are longitudinal waves in wind instruments travelling back and forth along the length of instruments with nodes at open end. Perceiving language and music constitutes two of the highest level cognitive skills evident in humans. The concept that the hierarchy of syntactic structures found in language and music result in shared perceptual representations (e.g. Koelsch et al., 2002, Patel, 2003) contrasts with the idea that such stimuli are perceived using entirely disparate neural mechanisms (e.g. Peretz and Coltheart, 2003, Rogalsky et al., 2011), whilst others propose a more emergent functional architecture (Zatorre et al., 2002). Song is a well-known example of a stimulus category which evokes both linguistic and musical perception and therefore provides an avenue with which to explore the relationship between these perceptual systems. There is currently debate regarding the extent to which the representations of melody and lyrics are integrated or segregated during the perception of song. This issue has been examined in a wide range of experiments including integration of memory for melody and lyrics of songs (Serafine, 1984, Serafine et al., 1986), neurophysiological changes resulting from semantic and harmonic incongruities in familiar music (Besson et al., 1998, Bonnel et al., 2001), fMRI repetition suppression induced by listening to unfamiliar lyrics and tunes (Sammler et al., 2010) and modulations of BOLD response to changes in words, pitch and rhythm for both spoken and sung stimuli (Merrill et al., 2012).

July 15-18. Ages 5-15. This four-day afternoon art camp will explore the techniques and skills utilized by artists throughout time to draw and paint. Students will learn, practice, and hone the building blocks of making in this camp. These include the formal elements of art and principles of design. We will venture into the caves of France, where the first known artwork was discovered, and peer into ancient China, where paper originated and much more. Aspiring artists will work throughout the week, each skill building on the previous one, taking all work home after an art salon (art show) at the end of the week. $85. 803-772-3336. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Art in Place: Fifteen Years of Acquisitions. 27 July – 29 October 1989. Catalogue with texts by Tom Armstrong and Susan C. Larsen. Paint has been applied flatly in most areas. Very little volume is evident. Sometimes the artist added foreign materials to the paint to give it texture. Palette: A board or other device upon which colours are mixed; the group of colours used by an artist in a given composition. These three parts of the brain all work together to form a person’s emotional attachment and reaction to music. When we think of our favorite songs, they are most likely something that we have a positive memory of. The opening notes of a song that is easily recognizable to us immediately brings up some sort of emotion. People who are deaf can have this same sort of emotional connection to music, it would just be recognized from the bass notes or beat of the song rather than the (usually) higher pitched melody. Thomas Nozkowski: Paintings, College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, September 26-October 28, 1989. Montello, L., & Coons, E. (1999). Effects of active versus passive group music therapy on preadolescents with emotional, learning, and behavioral disorders. Journal of Music Therapy, 35(1), 49-67. Boehm, Gottfried. Paul Cézanne und die Moderne. Exh. cat. Basel: Fondation Beyeler and Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 1999. Pavlicevic, M. (2002). Fragile Rhythms and Uncertain Listenings: Perspectives from Music Therapy with South African Children. In J. Sutton (Ed.), Music, Music Therapy & Trauma (pp. 97-118). London and Bristol PA: Jessica Kingsley. Devasher explores the overlaps between science, biology, technology and the Internet. Her most recent exhibition, Speculations From The Field, at the Dr Bhau Daji Lad City Museum in Mumbai introduced the element of speculation in the field of astronomy, and drew heavily from chaos theory and deep time , like geology.

Demand for Jock MacInnes paintings increased to such an extent that he left Glasgow Art School to concentrate on full time painting in 1999. Prior to this MacInnes had been elected as a member of the prestigious RGI in 1988 and joined the Council of the RGI in 1995. Gold, C., Wigram, T., & Voracek, M. (2007). Effectiveness of music therapy for children and adolescents with psychopathology: A quasi-experimental study. Psychotherapy Research, 17(3), 292-300. Bernstein, Roberta. Red Green Blue: Distillations of Memory in Ellsworth Kelly’s Art.” Ellsworth Kelly: Red Green Blue. Paintings and Studies 1958-1965. Exh. cat. La Jolla: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 2002: 20-25. Bois, Yve-Alain. The Availability of Malevich.” Malevich and the American Legacy. Exh. cat. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2011: 21-32, 98, 238. Beautiful images – particularly the Stubbs paintings. I love horses! Great hub. Reyes Padilla – My work is created by actively painting what I see while listening to music. Hello John. This is another great article in this successful series. The paintings displayed show real depth of talent. It is good to know more about Australian artists as they are not household names here in the states. My gosh! McCubbin was a master of painting – some of the images you present, Jodah, take time to just sit and gaze at them, to marvel at the faint detail in the background. “Bush Idyll” is so lovely and would look great on my dining room turned office wall where I spend most of my time. And you are fine writer, my friend. I love these Australian artist series you work so hard on. Magnificent ! (my favorite word today and I chose it for you). An intensive, critical and integrated study of intermediate macro, meso, and micro concepts of music and musicianship. Through applied experiences composing, improvising, writing, performing, listening and analyzing, students will explore and develop competencies in hearing, understanding and applying concepts of compound meters; rhythmic subdivision (expanded); major and minor scales; counterpoint; triadic harmony; phrases and cadences; and song forms. Anna Schwartz Gallery invited Nixon to produce a limited run of posters for the exhibition. The posters are distributed around the inner suburbs of Melbourne and feature his signature graphic design style. Wylie, Charles. Two Totems and the Symphony Panels.” Ellsworth Kelly in Dallas. Exh. cat. Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, 2004: 46. Schlaug, G., Marchina, S., & Norton, A. (2008). From singing to speaking: Why singing may lead to recovery of expressive language function in patients with Broca’s aphasia. Music Perception, 25(4), 315-323.