Final project

I had many ideas when i was coming into this project. Firstly i was going to do a book full of abstract art that we learned from past, but i didn’t like the idea.  I was going to do a square book 6×6 but i felt like it wouldn’t look good.

 

When i went to printed matter i saw a lot of different books. My favorite books where the comic style books. it was hand drawn drawings of homer Simpsons. I also saw many pictures of peoples family members, and stuff that was important to them.

I had a fun time taking all the pictures and also had a fun time putting the pictures together in the book. finding the right Persian design took me a while but i found it. putting everything on a grid was hard because some words wont fit. to fix this i had to fix the font size for the title of each page. I decided to use twine to make the book together because staples didn’t fell or look good.

 

Brooklyn Museum Project

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This was my first time going to the Brooklyn museum. I have been to many different museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the natural history museum. Out of those two museums I feel like the Brooklyn museum is the best that I have been to. One of the reasons is its small. I can walk around and see the paintings in a timely manner. I don’t have to waste a whole day and know I haven’t seen the whole thing.

 

The best thing I saw from the African collection was the kjamo society mask. I found this mask very interesting because there is different materials’ being used here. I love how there is hair coming out the mask. I like how there was horns on top of the mask. This mask looks very masculine. This mask looks like it was used in dances and much other stuff.

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In the “I see myself in you: selections from the collection” I picked this painting. The reason I liked this painting is that how it’s the same picture over and over. I love how he uses different colors for his paintings. I also love how there is different contrast from different paintings. These paintings don’t feel like the same thing they all fell very different. I love how in some pictures you can barely see his face

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This was the design that really impressed me. I love how there is a man and a women looking at the middle. This whole piece is a mirror to, so you can see your own reflection. I love how you can’t see what the two people are looking at. So it’s up to you to decide what they are looking at. In my opinion when I was taking the picture is that they were looking at me. I say this because they are both looking in the middle, and since the piece is a mirror you can more yourself in the middle, and you can see you are the person they are looking at.           20160316_122745

 

In the end I had a great time at the Brooklyn museum. I saw a lot of great pieces that I didn’t see in other museums. I’m glad that I went to this trip, I will come back to the museum with family and friends

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