Tag Archives: Statue

Macaulay Night at the Museum (2016)

by: Ashley-Mei Torrenti, Zoe Sailer, Anthony Patafio, Joseph Gofman http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/wp-content/media-odds/Macaulay-Night-at-the-Museum.mp4 The analysis we utilized were description, interrogation, formal properties, subject matter, historical context, and the artist's intention. If we had more time we would have liked to add more affects … Continue reading

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Seated Figure of Nakhtsaes

by: Maria Bilello, Denisha Deonarine, Christian Buonamassa http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/wp-content/media-odds/Seated-Figure.mp4 This is the Seated Figure of Nakhtsaes, a headless statue sitting down, which is very faded and dilapidated. We used description, interrogation, and historical context. We weren’t able to use formal properties, … Continue reading

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Shabti of Sati

by: Allyson Gonzalez, Teresa Lau, Michaela McGovern, Jacqueline Bosco, http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/mediaarts/files/gravity_forms/9-fc3d6cae33936728c6f74429c844aef2/2015/09/Anthropoid-Coffin-of-the-Servant-of-the-Great-Place-Teti.mp4 We mostly discussed the ambiguity of this pieces origins. There was a lack of detail in the caption that led to a lot of hypothesizing about its origins, uses, and … Continue reading

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Egyptian Griffin

by: Julia Saccamano and Tahsin Jahin http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/mediaarts/files/gravity_forms/9-fc3d6cae33936728c6f74429c844aef2/2015/09/Griffin-Julia-S.-Tahsin-J.mp4 During our discussion we spoke about the color, size and details of the piece. We discussed the formal properties and how the Griffin is small, yet threatening and condescending. It also makes us … Continue reading

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African Boy Attendant Curio (Bananas)

by: Mary Anna Kivenson, Ann Kochupurackal http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/mediaarts/files/gravity_forms/9-fc3d6cae33936728c6f74429c844aef2/2015/09/Sugar-Statue-Boy.mp4 We explored a lot of historical background about the statue, as well as an application to current events. However, we were unable to pinpoint and describe specific details of the actual sculpture. If … Continue reading

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Sound Suit by Nick Cave

by: Naomi Cameron, Chloe Chai, Fanny Ho, Libby Ho, Kristian Mosquito https://s3.amazonaws.com/mediaarts/Sound-Suit-by-Nick-Cave.mp4 It was great! We got to have surprisingly deep discussions about pieces, and we got to know our classmates a lot more because of that. Direct Link to … Continue reading

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Her Hips Don’t Lie

by: Jessica Pinto, Nick Arniotes, Jenny Hynes, Kwan Holloway, Matt Rosenthal http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/mediaarts/files/gravity_forms/9-fc3d6cae33936728c6f74429c844aef2/2013/10/My-First-Project3.m4v (Read in a snobby British accent) This experience was utterly life-changing. We learned that art is present in more things than tea and crumpets, but not more than … Continue reading

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