Archive | Art Rambles RSS feed for this section

On Growing Old

I think it’s time I post something. Sim thought it was time a month ago. I haven’t written in large part because I haven’t known what to write about, haven’t felt inspired. But I think I’m ready. Sim, this one’s for you:This summer, and especially during the past couple of days, I’ve been thinking a […]

Read More 1 Comment

The Widening Gap

A couple of months ago, I made the decision to declare two separate majors. It wasn’t really a hard decision to make; in fact, it seemed perfectly logical because I have loved both Art and History since sixth grade. To date, I’m really glad that I picked these majors, so let me just preface this […]

Read More 1 Comment

Antiquities

A few days ago, we were discussing the current controversies regarding antiquities and their repatriation, such as the case between the Getty and Italy regarding items in the Getty’s collection that apparently did not rightfully belong to them. We also discussed an article about Thai antiquities from the ancient Ban Chiang culture that were discovered […]

Read More 0 Comments

Free Throwing

At about 3 o’clock today, all of us stopped working-for me, this meant putting down my research on Anne Brigman, the Pictorialist photographer- and we went over to the Ceramics studio.Since Patricia, Zoe and Mary had already thrown in the studio when Rody and I were on our field trips, they went in to trim […]

Read More 0 Comments

Getty Field Trips

Yesterday Rody and I went on our field trips with our discussion groups.I’m in Amada Cruz’s discussion group, so I went to the Japanese American National Museum to see the Ikebana and Contemporary Art show and then went over to the Pasadena Museum of California Art in (you guessed it!) Pasadena to see Kori Newkirk’s […]

Read More 0 Comments

Picture!

Hi everyone! Mary thought it would be nice if we had a photo of all of us up here, so here it is:From left to right: Rody Lopez (Getty intern, Pomona ’09), Zoe Larkins (Wilson intern, Scripps ’09), Simrat Dugal (Getty intern, Scripps ’10), Patricia Yu (Getty intern, Pomona ’09)

Read More 0 Comments

Who Says That Art Critics Are Intimidating?

On Thursday, July 3rd, Mary had two really well known art writers come into the office to meet with the 4 of us- Peter Plagens, an artist and the former art writer for Newsweek, and Laurie Fendrich, also an artist and a professor at Hofstra university.We talked with them for about 2 hours (our meeting […]

Read More 0 Comments

Contemporary Art

So, on Monday, June 30, our supervisor took the four of us on a little field trip to the LA Times to meet an art writer, Suzanne Muchnic, and then we walked over to MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) to meet with the director of their education department, Suzanne Isken.I am not particularly fond of […]

Read More 1 Comment

Oh MOCA…

I’ve spent the better part of the week obsessing about how I’ve felt about the Marlene Dumas show currently on at the MOCA Grand Ave and what I think it might say about the MOCA. All 4 of us saw it along with Mary, Suzanne Isken- the director of education at the MOCA- and Suzanne […]

Read More 0 Comments

Hey girls!

Read More 1 Comment