Superflat is the Japanese postmodern art movement. While the selection pressures for the emergence of language are widely regarded as self-evident (Pinker 1994), those for music appear less well understood, perhaps because the effects of music appear less immediate and direct, or obvious, than do those of language (Mithen 2005). However, authors suggest that a degree of adaptation to changes in the rate of individual maturation evident in the later hominid lineage may be a factor that led to the human capacity for musicality, distinct from, and perhaps foundational, in respect of language (Cross 2003b). Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907) Museum of Modern Art, New York. Being an artist that strongly contributed to people’s idea of agony and passion that characterizes the modern art movement of which he was an early member, this show is a must for anyone wishing to take in the experience first hand. A total of 24 … Read the rest

Georgia ‘Keeffe or Georgia Totto ‘Keeffe was an American painter, who revolutionized the concept of modern abstract art. Rosenthal, Mark. Abstraction in the Twentieth Century: Total Risk, Freedom, Discipline. Entry Hans Hofmann” by Rebecca Butterfield, p. 289. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; distributed by Abrams, 1996. The museum owns several paintings and sculptures by some of the most important artists participating in vanguard movements in Europe before and during World War I, including Constantin Brancusi, Marc Chagall, Jacob Epstein, Natalia Goncharova, Henri Matisse, Amadeo Modigliani, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Gino Severini. Photography is the science , art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor , or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film. “A Picture may paint a thousand words or a picture is worth a thousand words, but … Read the rest

Pieter Cornelis Mondrian Jr. (Piet Mondrian) was born in the Amersfoort area of Netherlands on the 7th of March, 1872. Art Institute of Chicago, IL. Fifty-Eighth Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture: Abstract and Surrealist American Art. 6 November 1947 – 11 January 1948. Catalogue with texts by Katherine Kuh and Frederick A. Sweet. Steinhauser, K.E., & Barroso, J. (2009). Using qualitative methods to explore key questions in palliative care: A user’s guide to research in palliative care. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 12(8), 725-730. Sasikala, T., & Kamala, S. (2016). Therapeutic effects of music therapy on preterm neonates – Pilot study report. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research, 4(1), 42-44. Baur, John I.H. Revolution and Tradition in Modern American Art. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1951. Ahmadi, F. (2013). Music as a method of coping with cancer: A qualitative study among cancer patients in Sweden. Arts & Health, … Read the rest

3D abstract art is a form of abstract art which uses the help of modern technology for the purpose of designing and drawing. Summer, L. (2001). Group Supervision in First-Time Music Therapy Practicum. In M. Forinash (Ed.), Music Therapy Supervision (pp. 69-87). Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers. The painting is made up predominantly of blues and whites. These colours reflect the blues of sky and sea and the white of clouds and sea foam. Some warm tones are worked into the clouds. A border of light-brown painted canvas borders the painting. Fringed knotted twine decorates the top and bottom sides of the piece. The pouches were formed by folding the canvas upward and spot sewing them by hand. The ship was painted and then twine was knotted in an open lattice weave pattern. This was sewn to the edges of the pockets and along the top of the cloth, creating a … Read the rest

Download and customize slideshows, worksheets, and other resources for use in the classroom or self-guided learning. Thomas Nozkowski: New Paintings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, November 8-December 20, 2003. Bob, your observation is actually very astute. McCubbin’s painting of the bush are unique in the fact that he doesn’t just paint a landscape showing the horizon and various features. He seems to paint a story “within” the bush. It surrounds his subjects and makes the viewer feel like they are part of it. I am glad these paintings helped you relive childhood memories. Thanks for reading. Thompson, G., & McFerran, K.S. (2015). We’ve got a special connection”: Qualitative analysis of descriptions of change in the parent-child relationship by mothers of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 24(1), 3-26. In 2010 the Gemeentemuseum acquired Lee Bontecou’s bas-relief sculpture, Untitled (1960). The purchase sparked a desire to … Read the rest

In the not-so-recent past, when someone wanted to buy art, they had to walk into a gallery in a major city. Kayyali, A. (2006). Music therapy for decreasing patient stress: A new study is currently examining its effectiveness. American Journal of Nursing, 106(4), 72A. Leja, Michael. Reframing Abstract Expressionism: Subjectivity and Painting in the 1940s (includes artist’s statements). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1993. After visiting a Scott show in London in 1953, James Johnson Sweeney, then director of the Guggenheim, wrote to the gallerist Martha Jackson: “At last England has a painter.” That same year Scott became one of the first British artists to visit New York, where Martha Jackson introduced him to Rothko, De Kooning, Kline, and Pollock. The following year, Scott, with Hepworth and Bacon, took part in a three-person show at the MJ Gallery going on to exhibit with Jackson regularly through the next decade. … Read the rest

There is very good media coverage of all the various visual arts. Chan, G. (2014). Cross-cultural music therapy in community aged-care: A case vignette of a CALD elderly woman. Australian Journal of Music Therapy, 25, 92-102. Hi Denise, I am glad you are learning about great artists you were unaware of through this series. As a fellow artist I am sure you can appreciate the paintings in a special way. I still have quite a few other artists to come. Jones, Leslie, Isabelle Dervaux and Susan Laxton. Drawing Surrealism. Exh. cat. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2012: 58, 217, 220. Hess, Thomas B. Hans Hofmann: The Last Optimist.” New York Times, 27 February 1966. Potential income? Allowing for commission + tax, you will normally end up with approximately 50% of the retail selling price. (This element becomes more negotiable as you become more successful and better known) But of … Read the rest