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Will the Cariou vs. Prince Case Change Art Law Forever?

January 20, 2012

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http://hyperallergic.com/44938/cariou-v-prince-change-art-law-part-1/ Even though in this case the artist who was sued and then filed an appeal doesn’t seem to be that creative with his appropriation, the article is still an interesting read about how a postmodern outlook affects not only the artwork itself but also art law. It aso shows how subjective fair use laws […]

One teacher’s approach to preventing gender bullying in a classroom

January 18, 2012

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http://www.rethinkingschools.org/archive/26_01/26_01_tempel.shtml This an interesting article about a first grade teacher that taught her students about gender stereotypes and gender nonconformity. It shows how much of an impact schools and educators can have on promoting diversity and tolerance.

Fast Food – Ads vs. Reality

January 18, 2012

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source: http://www.alphaila.com/articles/failure/fast-food-false-advertising-vs-reality/ This image is a part of a series done by a photographer who compared how food  is  portrayed in advertisements to what the food actually looks like in real life. He recreated the ads by using the same lighting and angles found in the ads but instead used food he got at fast […]

Poses: a direct criticism of the world of glamor and fashion

January 9, 2012

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This was a kind of living art performance done by Yolanda Domínguez, a Spanish artist. I found it to be interesting  and relevant to the class, especially in terms of framing and representation. In the context of fashion magazines these poses seem to be normalized and acceptable, but in everyday life they generate a different […]