Each week will have a theme or a question that relates to the course content. Every student will contribute one blog post per week, due by 11:59 pm on the Monday night before class. Your posts should include images, a short text, and your name.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Tree of Life
The Tree of Life is a very interesting piece of art, a totally man made tree with different animals carved into it. The ideas behind everything from the tree to the physical animals on it are naturalistic but the way everything is arranged around and is all over the actual trunk is totally abstract. The animals are popping out all over the place overlapping each other turning a very realistic view of a tree and conveying a whole new message. The idea of life and how trees are necessary to life is being shown through the carvings