Author Archives: TJ Dehn

December: Art in Pop Culture

Art has a varied place in pop culture, but it is no less ubiquitous. In television and film art exists within itself, but because of the realism of this moving visual medium I think we can at times forget this. … Continue reading

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November: Art and Politics

Art has its place in politics, whether it be the pretentious and obstinant commentary of an angst filled musician or a well thought out look at a particular subject or issue through any medium. I think art can easily and … Continue reading

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November Politics and Art

Politics and art, it seems to be such a controversial topic, artist use their medium as a way to express themselves. For example, take the graffiti artist Banksy, he isn’t out there to tag walls just for the hell of … Continue reading

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TJ Dehn Friday 3:30 Jacks: Non-Western Culture’s Influence

Sabastiao Salgado is a Brazilian photojournalist and an amazing one at that. ┬áHis images contain a strange paradox being that of beauty and suffering coupled together. His images are harrowing to say the least. To admit that they aren’t filled … Continue reading

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First Art History II Paper: Albrecht Durer: The Four Horsemen

Anthony (TJ) Dehn Friday 3:30pm Albrecht Durer Four Horsemen

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September: My relationship to art making and the history.

On gaining self awareness and the ability to remember art has played a pretty significant role in my life. From a young age I would doodle aimlessly and much without training. During high school I would attempt to hone these … Continue reading

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First writing assignment

Young Woman at an Open Half Door A 1645 Rembrant Oil on Canvas, called ‘Young Women at an Open Half Door. What strikes me the most about this painting is where the young woman is looking. It looks like she … Continue reading

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Egg Tempera

Painting with egg tempera can lend itself to a amazing sense of realism. Its permanence and quick drying make it difficult and time consuming. By looking at art works from varying time periods it shows egg tempera’s ability to convey … Continue reading

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