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The interest/inspiration I am currently pursuing from this rural environment has to do with the borders that are inherent here. From fences to roads, power lines, train tracks, highways and everything in between, to also imagined and personal feelings of boundaries and space. I am working on a collection of photos to comment on these persistent themes. I have only posted one photo because my materials worked out terribly and I have to change them and take better shots. But I am interested in the conversation they might have with one another, and also how they may comment on personal feelings of being lost or unsure in a new and different environment.

Extra Credit – Visiting Artist Review of Claire Zitzow by Elizabeth David

Claire Zitzow

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Exhibition Paper – Viviane Le Courtois – Elizabeth David

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Viviane Le Courtois

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Lawrence Argent – Visiting Artist Review

Lawrence Argent

Janine Antoni – Visiting Artist Lecture

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Clyfford Still Paper – Elizabeth David

Clyfford Still Paper

Intellectual Profile – Elizabeth David

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

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Smith Paragraphs

“What Is Contemporary Art?” by Terry Smith, seeks to explore the different possibilities of how to explain, interpret and categorize contemporary art. Most simply, Smith states that “it is what we say it is, it is what we do, it is the art that we show, that we buy and sell, that we promote and interpret”. Contemporary art is an important part of the social world today in many ways, from mass media to museums and architecture. It affects the society around it and is also affected by it. One of the challenges of interpretation of contemporary art that Smith talks about is the fact that it is coming from around the globe, from all different societies and viewpoints and understandings of the world. This is one contributing factor to the idea that contemporary art cannot be explained by any specific trend in style.

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