Creativity Breadcrumb #67 : Wes Anderson’s Artistic Conception of Color

food for creative making, doing, and thinking This is Vassar, so naturally, everyone loves Wes Anderson’s films. Aside from their intriguing plots, quirky characters, and witty dialogue, however, Anderson’s films contain many visual elements that are smart, sophisticated, and stimulating. At first glance, Anderson’s sets are obviously eye-catching and unconventional. The setting in which the Read more about Creativity Breadcrumb #67 : Wes Anderson’s Artistic Conception of Color[…]

Creativity Breadcrumb 65: “Loving Vincent”

food for creative making, doing, and thinking Born in 1853 in the Netherlands, Vincent Van Gogh is perhaps the most well-known expressionist painter in history. Known for his vibrant palettes and broad, loose brushwork, Van Gogh’s explosive, complex, and emotionally-charged paintings are reflections of his own personal life. Tormented by his own self-consciousness as an Read more about Creativity Breadcrumb 65: “Loving Vincent”[…]

Field Work: Mary Reid Kelley Brings SWINBURNE’S PASIPHAE to Life

The¬†explicitness of sexuality in Ancient Greece, the voicelessness of prostitutes during World War I, the spark of revolution in nineteenth century Paris, and the Baudelaire’s ideas about aesthetic beauty and urban landscape: all of these intriguing concepts have served as inspiration for the work of Mary Reid Kelley. Though she originally “started off as a Read more about Field Work: Mary Reid Kelley Brings SWINBURNE’S PASIPHAE to Life[…]