ART 353 - sept 27

ART 353 sept 27 - Kenneth Murray changing model by which students were taught to create art o Concentrated on his students being allowed to focus

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Kenneth Murray – changing model by which students were taught to create art o Concentrated on his students being allowed to focus on their lives o Trained African artists o Started the genre movement – everyday scene o Works created under Murray criticized for being overly romantic o One of his first students was Ben Enwonwu Ben Enwonwu – prominent African artist (1918-1994) o Uses his life to create art o Trained to create art for “arts sake” not for monetary value o First exposed to art by his father who was a carver – bc he went through emotional troubles, he went to live with grandmother in urban center o After Murray presented his art in Europe, he became an international artist – part of art exchange and dialogue o While this is going on, anti-colonial movements are growing in Nigeria. Herbert Macaulay and Nnamdi Azikiwe were prominent members of these anti-colonial/nationalist movements. Publishing newspapers, sending people into educate people about
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course ART 353 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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ART 353 sept 27 - Kenneth Murray changing model by which students were taught to create art o Concentrated on his students being allowed to focus

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