Ms. Timmons’ Classes May 22-26

Isamu Noguchi, Japanese sculptor:

I could never believe that the experience of sculpture had to be restricted to vision only. The making and ownership of art could also be beyond personal possession—a common and free experience.

–Isamu Noguchi

Ms. Timmons’ Classes May 1-5

Georges Seurat (born December 2, 1859, Paris, France—died March 29, 1891, Paris) was a painter and known for founding and using a technique that portrays the play of light using tiny brushstrokes of contrasting colours. This became known as Pointillism. Using this technique, he created huge compositions with tiny, detached strokes of pure color too small to be distinguished when looking at the entire work but making his paintings shimmer with brilliance (Brittanica).

Ms. Timmons’ Class Week of April 24-28

The artist for this week is Damien Hirst. He is an English artist known for being very famous during the 1990s in the United Kingdom. Death is a major theme in his artwork, especially with his series called Natural History, which features preserved dead animals such as a cow, sheep, and shark. The animals are floating in formaldehyde, and sometimes segmented (see the photo above). He is also one of the richest artists, with a net worth of $250 million.

Ms. Timmons’ Classes for April 3-7


FRIDAY, APRIL 7th by 4:00 p.m.!!!

Alma Woodsey Thomas (September 22, 1891 – February 24, 1978) was an African-American artist and teacher who lived and worked in Washington, D.C., and is now recognized as a major American painter of the 20th century. Thomas is best known for the “exuberant”, colorful, abstract paintings that she created after her retirement from a 35-year career teaching art at Washington’s Shaw Junior High School. (Wikipedia)

Here's a Photo of an Alma Thomas Painting in the White House ...
This is a photo of The White House in April 2015, during a Passover dinner, with Alma Thomas’ Resurrection (1966) at the head of the table. The painting was added to the White House collection February 2015 for Black History Month, and it is the first artwork in the White House by a female African American artist.