Dana Fox Jenkins “Watercolor Sketchbooks/Journals”- January 13, 2020

Dana Jenkins demonstration focused on her travel journals that are brilliantly colored and evocative. A few sample pages from her journals are shown below. To complement her friend Dana’s demo, OAG member and Program coordinator Milly Sheffer showed how to make our own journals from scratch using bits of fabrics, cardboard, and leftover watercolor paper. […]

Plagiarism and Appropriation in Art

The Paradox of Originality Guest lecturer Kyle Novak traced appropriation by artists from cubist collages and Picasso’s works that borrowed from African art. Kyle cited works of Richard Hamilton acclaimed for the earliest “pop art”; Roy Lichtenstein who appropriated images from comic books and ads, often cropping and enlarging to create stunning compositions. Andy Warhol […]