Art History


FROM A BALL OF CLAY
FROM A BALL OF CLAY

Art History  Short Films  Directed by Women 

This fascinating and informative video details the step-by-step procedures involved in modeling a clay sculpture, showing how professional sculptor and art instructor Margot McMahon creates a portrait of her model over several sessions (working from a knowledge of anatomy and a sensitivity to artistic rhythms) and then demonstrates the plaster mold-making process by which the final art work is cast in Fondu concrete for permanent exhibition.

THE QUEST OF CARMEN D'AVINO
THE QUEST OF CARMEN D'AVINO

Animation  Cinema Studies  Art History  American Studies 

This video chronicles the life and work of Carmen d'Avino- filmmaker, painter, sculptor, and photographer.

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LIGHT SITE-INGS

Sociology  Art History  Architecture  Directed by Women 

Documents the making of a public art piece that raises questions about the meaning of private and public space and the role of public art.

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