Sigmar Polke: the artist who made Germany go Pop
So did Polke. As well as early drawings in ballpoint pen of a bar of soap and folded shirts, he made paintings of socks, more folded shirts, a broken-off bar of partially unwrapped chocolate, and biscuits – all of them hijacking the visual strategies ...
The Arts Desk
Sigmar Polke: Alibis, Tate Modern
The Arts Desk
He mixed abstraction and figuration, threw in sources from 19th-century engravings to advertising to beguilingly messy imitations of those dots that make up newsprint imagery. Moreover he was multi media – using film, sculpture and photography, ... The ...
Review: Bridget Christie – A Bic for Her / An Ungrateful Woman
a pen designed for women. Hyped as having a 'thinner barrel', drawn suspiciously like a waist, the ballpoint's bluster knows no bounds. Christie grapples on stage with a manly pen, demonstrating how hard it has been until now for women to make alphabet ...
Opinion: Students must question, scrutinize the material they're learning
LSU The Reveille
apples” comparison— it's a ballpoint pen to a kumquat. It's also a false analogy or comparison. The two are. not related subjects that can be respectively compared. Although, this fallacy is committed in a lot of classrooms. Since entering college, I ...
Shining the spotlight on our schools
Wise County Messenger
School bells are ringing across Wise County, and although only three weeks have passed, teachers and students are already hard at work. Kristen Tribe. Our local districts are full of shining stars – both students and staff – and in an effort to expand ...