Tag Archives: American Art

A Reflection on the Brooklyn Museum

by: Byungzoon Kang, Shira Shkedi, Dan Jung, Ryan Seerattan. http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/wp-content/media-odds/Brooklyn-Museum-Video-Project-_-Small.mov Much of analysis that we did were based on physical observations. We incorporated our knowledge of contextual history in an attempt to understand not only the art but also the … Continue reading

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Kiss Me and You’ll Kiss The ‘Lasses

by: Maggie Capozzoli-Cavota http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/wp-content/media-odds/Night-At-The-Museum1.mp4 I analyzed the color and style of the painting, a textural analysis, and connecting analysis from other objects in the painting. I also began do a contextual analysis but didn't get to finish going into speculation … Continue reading

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Herter Brothers’ Mantle

by: Jadyn Marshall, Matt Denaro, Benji Freeman, Ashley Singh http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/wp-content/media-odds/Night-at-Museum-copy.mp4 Description, formal properties and subject is what we mostly focused on. We guessed about the historical context. We could have discussed more the historical context of the piece. Direct Link … Continue reading

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Herter Brothers’ Mantle

by: Jadyn Marshall, Matt Denaro, Benji Freeman, Ashley Singh http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/wp-content/media-odds/Night-at-Museum.mp4 Description, formal properties and subject is what we mostly focused on. We guessed about the historical context. We could have discussed more the historical context of the piece. Direct Link … Continue reading

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Not At Home

by: Noha Mohammed, Ayesha Schmitt, Kayla Herstic http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/mediaarts/files/gravity_forms/9-fc3d6cae33936728c6f74429c844aef2/2015/09/%22Not-At-Home%22.mp4 At the museum, we focused on reading into the woman’s backstory through aspects such as colors, furniture, and social status. We discussed the role of a woman, the use of shades and … Continue reading

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The Moorish Warrior

by: Jessica Ng & Jia Hui Yan http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/mediaarts/files/gravity_forms/9-fc3d6cae33936728c6f74429c844aef2/2015/09/museum.mp4 We analyzed the content of the painting by parts, looking at specific objects and reached some conclusions of the meaning of the art work. We looked at many small details of the … Continue reading

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“Niagara” by Louis Remy Mignot

by: Joshua Cutler, Tanvir Islam, Lily Lee, Alexandra Caruso, Jessica Castro https://s3.amazonaws.com/mediaarts/Niagara.mp4 We saw the more political side of art because the painter ran away from America due to the Civil War and painted the Niagra Falls for its beauty. … Continue reading

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Lake George

by: Tiffany Li, Marina Juan, Lindie Jiang, Tzadok Hartman (Zach Hartman) https://s3.amazonaws.com/mediaarts/Lake-George.mp4 The Night at the Museum event was a rewarding experience for us. One of the paintings we decided to do was Casilear’s “Lake George”. Never did we get … Continue reading

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East River Park 1902

by: Jennifer Shmukler, Gregory Kurgansky, Christopher Mallia, Klaus Sharra, Andriy Kobryn https://s3.amazonaws.com/mediaarts/East-River-1902.mp4 At first, we didn’t really know what to expect from the Night at the Museum. However, with every work of art that we encountered, we became much more … Continue reading

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A Night to Remember

by: Carla Billena, Lesia Dazzell, Elisah Edwards, Ling Jiang, Lauren Poon, Luis Carrasco, Madeline Wong https://s3.amazonaws.com/mediaarts/MHC-Night-In-Musuem.mp4 Art is captured motion. As we walked through the Brooklyn Museum, we didn’t know what to pick from the verity of paintings and artifacts … Continue reading

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