YSL Exhibit Paper – Dasha Silva

Dasha Silva

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Exhibition Paper – YSL at the Denver Art Museum


“I have always placed respect for this profession above all else – it is not all together an art, but it requires an artist to exist.” Yves Saint Laurent, born Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent was born on August 1st, 1936 in Algeria to parents Charles and Lucienne Andrée Mathieu-Saint-Laurent. Continue reading

Visiting Artist – Arlene Shechet. Dasha Silva

Dasha Silva

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Visiting Artist Lecture Boulder – Arlene Shechet

From 2/7/12

This very personal visiting artist lecture by Arlene Shechet not only conveyed her feelings about her work and her personal experiences very well, but also evoked feelings in me. Continue reading

Visiting Artist Lecture – Aki Sasamoto. Dasha Silva

Dasha Silva

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Visiting Artist Lecture Denver – Aki Sasamoto

From 2/21/12

Aki Sasamoto is a very interesting woman with the ability to give an equally interesting artist lecture. Continue reading

Cindy Sherman Extra Credit – Dasha Silva

Wow! I’ve always loved Cindy Sherman’s older work, but I had no idea that she is still so relevant today. I’m really drawn to works that involve unique make up, different hair styles, and lots of colors, so I’m glad that I got to see these photos. I still can’t get over how different she looks in all her pieces. Thanks for posting this!

Clyfford Still Paper

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Clyfford Still Paper

Visiting the Clyfford Still museum in downtown Denver was a particularly interesting experience for me. I had never heard of Still before taking this class, and it was nice to be able to learn so much about him while visiting his museum. Continue reading

Dasha’s Intellectual Profile

  1. Give some basic information about your studies and fields of interest.

I’m a junior, studio arts major. I was born in New York, but I moved to Boulder when I was very young, so I’ve grown up here and really loved it. Continue reading

Terry Smith Article

In Terry Smith’s article, “What Is Contemporary Art?,” the idea of an ever evolving world and its current events, cultural changes, growth in technology, etc. have become so integrated in the art world that it has become a new genre of art. Since there has been such an advance in technology, and people now have immediate access to information through magazines, media, and internet, it is now much easier to create art in new places with different types of medium.

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