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  • 1. DONNA CONLON ANDJONOTHAN HARKERDo Now: Now that youve sampled a bit of theircreative process, do you see their artwork anydifferently?

2. ARCHITECTURET H E A R T OR P R ACT I CE OF D E S I GN I NG A N DCON S T R UCT I NG B U I L D I NGSZayed National MuseumBy Foster + PartnersAbu DhabiExpected completion 2016 3. ARCHITECTUREMODERN =ART STYLES OF 1920-60SWhat kind you like1. contemporarystructure2. Old factories3. Zaha Hadid (so amazing,like mad swirly and such)4.Why you like it:1. Beautiful aesthetics2. what it looks like.style2.3.4.What kind you dislike1. Edgy or boxy brickapartment buildings.theyrelike too basic (for joe)2. When the faade has nofeatures. the face of thebuilding3. Cracky paint falling off4. No windows just walls.5. Only windows.Why you dislike it:1.2.3.4. 4. HTTP://WWW.SLIDESHARE.NET/KOZAKARTCLASSFirst presentation has been uploaded! 5. THE GUGGENHEIMNEW YORKBuilt in 1959Designed by Frank Lloyd WrightSignature material: ConcreteStyle: Modernism 6. THE GUGGENHEIMNEW YORKBuilt in 1959Designed by Frank Lloyd WrightSignature material: ConcreteStyle: ModernismWasily Kandinsky: Sketch for Composition VII, 1913 7. THE GUGGENHEIMBILBAO, SPAINBuilt in 1997Designed by Frank GehrySignature material: TitaniumStyle: Deconstructivist 8. THE GUGGENHEIMBILBAO, SPAINBuilt in 1997Designed by Frank GehrySignature material: TitaniumStyle: Deconstructivist 9. THE GUGGENHEIMABU DHABI, UNITED ARABEMIRATES (UAE)Finished by 2017Designed by Frank GehryStyle: Deconstructivist 10. THE GUGGENHEIMABU DHABI, UNITED ARABEMIRATES (UAE)Finished by 2017Designed by Frank GehryStyle: Deconstructivist 11. THE GUGGENHEIMHISTORY ANDCONTROVERSYThe Island of Happiness, orSaadiyat Island, will be the newcultural center of the UnitedArab Emirates and the MiddleEast.The island will feature aworld class opera housedesigned by Zaha Hadid, abranch of the Guggenheim,and the Louvre, as well as asatellite campus for New YorkUniversity.This efffort is being made totransform the UAEs economyfrom one based on petroleumto one based on tourism andculture. 12. THE GUGGENHEIMHISTORY ANDCONTROVERSYThe question that remains is who do you get tobuild these massive structures in what was adesert only ten years ago? 13. MIGRANTWORKERS!Workers primarily come from Thailand, India,Bangladesh, Laos, Vietnam, Pakistan, andthe Philippines.These are workers from very impoverishedbackgrounds with little formal education,and diverse skill levels. 14. The Changes that Gulf Labor. Org wants to see1. An end to recruitment fees and relocation costs paid byworkers.2. An end to the confiscation of worker passports byemployers. (Though we recognize that this has appreciablyimproved in recent years.)3. Poor and unsafe housing and living conditions, even in theSaadiyat Construction Village that is meant to embody thehighest standards for worker welfare.4. Lack of freedom to change jobs or to form trade unions forcollective bargaining.5. Lack of open platforms for workers to express grievances orabuses without fear of recriminatioN, dismissal, ordeportation. 15. JUST AN AVERAGE SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE GUGGENHEIMFinished by 2017Designed by Frank GehryStyle: Deconstructivist 16. THE GUGGENHEIMHISTORY ANDCONTROVERSYThe United Arab Emirates istransforming theireconomy from one basedon petroleum to onebased on tourism andculture.Do they have the right tohire whoever they want toconstruct this?Do they have a right topay workers so little?Does the UAE have to beresponsible for the wellbeing of these migrantworkers?Keep in mind, that many western countries(including the USA) became major world playersthrough the use of free labor aka SLAVERY. 17. Never been seen before, different from the norm,modern, contemporary, luxurious, extravagant,unique, prominent, important, dynamic, art inside ofart, artistic, artistic, 18. AND NOWMARTA MINUJN 19. CONSUMPTION! P8WHAT DO YOU CONSUME?Food:Electricity, energyOxygenCarbonPROTEIN POWDER!!!! RAWWWWW!PotassiumChia seedsFriesCalciumWaterrrrrrNew england clam chowder (the white)MANHATTAN clam chowdaa (the red)DATA 20. CONSUMPTION! P3WHAT DO YOU CONSUME?Luuuucky charmsMcChigginsPlatanos!Advertisements projected at my FACE!Tamles!The blood of my enemies (with hot sauce)Cheeseburgers (with hot sauce)Basketballs??? Or not.Fried oreosFriesI tend to buy like a lot of headphones. ICECREAAAAMA LOT OF FOSSIL FUEL.THROUGH ELECTRICITY 21. HOMEWORK FOR MONDAYWrite down everything you consume from Fridayevening through Monday Morning.Format:Thing you consume Time DateBowl of rice and chicken 7pm Friday 9/19A book 4:30pm Saturday 9/20Breakfast sammich 8am Sunday 9/21 22. MARTAMINUJNEl obelisco depan dulce,Buenos AiresSweet BreadObelisk1979Iron structurecovered coveredwith 30,000PanettoneHeight: 98 ft.(30 m.) 23. MARTA MINUJNEl obelisco depan dulce,Buenos AiresSweet BreadObelisk1979Iron structurecovered coveredwith 30,000PanettoneHeight: 98 ft.(30 m.) 24. El obelisco depan dulce,Buenos AiresSweet BreadObelisk1979Iron structurecovered coveredwith 30,000PanettoneHeight: 98 ft.(30 m.)MARTA MINUJN 25. OBELISKSFROM THE GREEK OBELISKOSTEKHENUWHAT THE PEOPLE WHOINVENTED THEM CALLED THEMWashington MonumentBuilt by Americans in 1848-1884555 5 tallLuxor Obelisk - ParisBuilt by Egyprtians circa 1400 BCEGiven to the French in 1833 26. WASHINGTONMONUMENTCirca 1860 27. El obelisco depan dulce,Buenos AiresSweet BreadObelisk1979Iron structurecovered coveredwith 30,000PanettoneHeight: 98 ft.(30 m.)MARTA MINUJN 28. MARTA MINUJNWhat ideas come to mind when you hear these words?Psychedelic ArtUses a lot of colors and I dont know.its really trippy.ASSumption: hippy swirs, whorls, and colors. LIKE BRIGHT COLORSIN YA FACE COLORS LIKE RAINBOW VOMITPop ArtLike celebrities, popular language like SWAG YOLOCommon things that you see often.Trendy.seems unique at first but its really quite common.Bright colors, defined, hi-def.Takes popular CULTURE and transforms it into smething else. 29. MARTA MINUJNPsychedelic Art: music, culture, or visual art based on psychedelicor hallucinatory experiences. Typically vibrant in color and tone.Pop Art : Art based on Popular Culture and Mass Media, especiallyin critical or ironic ways. This is usually the antithesis of traditionalfine art values. Low brow=high brow. 30. Parthenon of Books1983Iron structure and 30.000 books prohibitedby the military.50 x 98 x 40 ft. (15 x 30 x 12 m.).MARTAMINUJN 31. THEPARTHENONAlso known as the Acropolis of Athens438 BCE, marble ivory, goldDesigned by Iktinos, Kallikrates, andPhidias (the MAN when it comes to Greek art)The Parthenon wasa structurededicated to thegoddess Athena,who was the patrondeity of theAthenian people.Construction beganin 447 BC when theAthenian Empirewas at the height ofits power.It was completed in438 BC althoughdecoration of thebuilding continueduntil 432 BC. It is oneof the mostimportant buildingsof Ancient Greece. 32. Parthenon of Books1983Iron structure and 30.000 books prohibitedby the military.50 x 98 x 40 ft. (15 x 30 x 12 m.).MARTAMINUJN 33. MARTAMINUJINTower of Babel2011Iron structure and 30,000 books ofdifferent languages 34. FROM THEBOOK OFGENESIS4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and atower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and letus make us a name, lest we be scattered abroadupon the face of the whole earth.5 And the Lord came down to see the city and thetower, which the children of men built.6 And the Lord said, Behold, the people is one, andthey have all one language; and this they begin todo: and now nothing will be restrained from them,which they have imagined to do.7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound theirlanguage, that they may not understand oneanother's speech.8 So the Lord scattered them abroad from thenceupon the face of all the earth: and they left off tobuild the city.9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; becausethe Lord did there confound the language of all theearth: and from thence did the Lord scatter themabroad upon the face of all the earth.Genesis 11:49[2]Example of a zigguratstructureIn Confusion of Tonguesby Gustave Dor, 1865 35. As a pioneer of happenings, MARTA MINUJNperformance art, softsculpture, and video, MartaMinujn pursues a variedand bizarre practice thatshows a profound distrust ofthe collectible art object.Her work is not meant to bebought and sold in thetraditional sense.She often uses ephemeralmaterials such ascardboard, fabric, and foodin work that is bothmonumental and fragile. 36. MARTAMINUJNLetter from MartaMinujn toMcDonaldsCorporationFebruary 29, 1979 37. La transformacin de la Estatua de la Libertad en comestibleTransformation of the Statue of Liberty into something edibleMarta Minujin1979, Ink on paper 38. La transformacin de la Estatua de la Libertad en comestibleTransformation of the Statue of Liberty into something edibleMarta Minujin1979, Ink on paper 39. La transformacin de la Estatua de la Libertad en comestibleTransformation of the Statue of Liberty into something edibleMarta Minujin1979, Ink on paper 40. La transformacin de la Estatua de la Libertad en comestibleTransformation of the Statue of Liberty into something edibleMarta Minujin1979, Ink on paper 41. MARTAMINUJNLetter from DianeKlecka, ConsumerAffairsAdministratormMcDonaldsCorporation toMarta MinujnMay 7, 1980 42. What do you think the effects of this project wouldbe if it were to be realized? 43. Minujns performance-basedinstallations aredriven by a desire totransform art from thestatic museum displayinto something dynamic,interactive radical and,ultimately, destructive.As such, Minujns workundergoes apyrotechnic ritual everyfew years. Phoenix-like,out of the ashes newcreations emerge,unburdened by anythingas status quo as culturallegacy.MARTA MINUJNCarlos Gardel of Fire1981Iron covered with cotton.Height: 56 ft. (17 m.). 44. WHAT ARCHITECTURAL SPACE WOULD YOU ALTER?HOW WOULD YOU CHANGE IT?Team up with a few peopleand generate some ideas! 45. GABRIEL SIERRA Born 1975, San JuanNepomuce