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Betty takes some “portraits” of her dad for this week’s Art Assignment - Sorted Books.

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This is a response to The Art Assignment Episode - Sorted Books with Nina Katchadourian. Please click here to watch if you haven’t already.

Other Art Assignment Projects:
Make a Rug
Walk on It
Psychological Landscape
Quietest Place
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Really enjoyed this one, Betty. Thanks for submitting!

whoisreallyme:

A German try on the Art Assignment “Sorted Books”.
My stack of books I left behind at home when I left for uni (plus one I brought back home to write a paper). It consists of a study guide for Politics/Economics, Stieg Larrson’s ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’, Theodor Fontane’s ‘Delusions, Confusions”, Bukowski’s ‘Septuagenarian Stew’, the German constituion and Karl Marx’ “Das Kapital”.
The titles literally translate into “Politics/Economics - Delusion - Mistakes, Confusion - Everyone pays extra - Constitution for the Federal Republic of Germany - The Capital”
It pretty much sums up how studying Politics at University makes me feel about Politics and the state of affairs in Germany and the World.
Luisa - She/Her 

whoisreallyme:

A German try on the Art Assignment “Sorted Books”.

My stack of books I left behind at home when I left for uni (plus one I brought back home to write a paper). It consists of a study guide for Politics/Economics, Stieg Larrson’s ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’, Theodor Fontane’s ‘Delusions, Confusions”, Bukowski’s ‘Septuagenarian Stew’, the German constituion and Karl Marx’ “Das Kapital”.

The titles literally translate into “Politics/Economics - Delusion - Mistakes, Confusion - Everyone pays extra - Constitution for the Federal Republic of Germany - The Capital”

It pretty much sums up how studying Politics at University makes me feel about Politics and the state of affairs in Germany and the World.

Luisa - She/Her 

nothingtosaytonight:

The Art Assignment Ep. 13: Sorted Books(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A24MRdNMOIA)
I really wanted to do this assigment, but I just moved abroad for a year as an exchange student, so I literally have access to three books right now. All the more amazing that at least two of them actually work together so well. It’s not a portrait of myself so much as it’s a portrait of my journey into this new city (guess which one it is!) so far. And it’s a surprisingly matching description.
I actually really like how the photo turned out, too - the reflection in my floor boards, like there’s more beneath the surface, and also how the top book has kind of a flyaway look (I cheated and used my sketch book there because it just looked better).
I can’t wait to redo this assignment when I’m back home with all of my own, and my parents’ and my friends’ books! :)

nothingtosaytonight:

The Art Assignment Ep. 13: Sorted Books
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A24MRdNMOIA)

I really wanted to do this assigment, but I just moved abroad for a year as an exchange student, so I literally have access to three books right now. All the more amazing that at least two of them actually work together so well. It’s not a portrait of myself so much as it’s a portrait of my journey into this new city (guess which one it is!) so far. And it’s a surprisingly matching description.

I actually really like how the photo turned out, too - the reflection in my floor boards, like there’s more beneath the surface, and also how the top book has kind of a flyaway look (I cheated and used my sketch book there because it just looked better).

I can’t wait to redo this assignment when I’m back home with all of my own, and my parents’ and my friends’ books! :)

love-an-ood:

I finished my rug for the Art Assignment! I’m good about giving away clothes I don’t wear, but I keep yarn that I keep telling myself I’ll use someday, so I used a big drawer full of yarn instead of fabric. The last picture is my favorite rug activity so far, sock knitting and Game of Thrones. :)
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love-an-ood:

I finished my rug for the Art Assignment! I’m good about giving away clothes I don’t wear, but I keep yarn that I keep telling myself I’ll use someday, so I used a big drawer full of yarn instead of fabric. The last picture is my favorite rug activity so far, sock knitting and Game of Thrones. :)
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love-an-ood:

I finished my rug for the Art Assignment! I’m good about giving away clothes I don’t wear, but I keep yarn that I keep telling myself I’ll use someday, so I used a big drawer full of yarn instead of fabric. The last picture is my favorite rug activity so far, sock knitting and Game of Thrones. :)
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love-an-ood:

I finished my rug for the Art Assignment! I’m good about giving away clothes I don’t wear, but I keep yarn that I keep telling myself I’ll use someday, so I used a big drawer full of yarn instead of fabric. The last picture is my favorite rug activity so far, sock knitting and Game of Thrones. :)
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love-an-ood:

I finished my rug for the Art Assignment! I’m good about giving away clothes I don’t wear, but I keep yarn that I keep telling myself I’ll use someday, so I used a big drawer full of yarn instead of fabric. The last picture is my favorite rug activity so far, sock knitting and Game of Thrones. :)

eandjbay:

This is my response to Assignment #10. A friend is leaving soon due to the end of her studies and gave me her unwanted, unusable clothes so those with a few things from the house became a rug to keep feet warm in the kitchen. Especially when doing dishes. 
Friend Leaving - Expat Student Life by Elizabeth Bay, (she/her)
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eandjbay:

This is my response to Assignment #10. A friend is leaving soon due to the end of her studies and gave me her unwanted, unusable clothes so those with a few things from the house became a rug to keep feet warm in the kitchen. Especially when doing dishes. 
Friend Leaving - Expat Student Life by Elizabeth Bay, (she/her)
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eandjbay:

This is my response to Assignment #10. A friend is leaving soon due to the end of her studies and gave me her unwanted, unusable clothes so those with a few things from the house became a rug to keep feet warm in the kitchen. Especially when doing dishes. 
Friend Leaving - Expat Student Life by Elizabeth Bay, (she/her)
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eandjbay:

This is my response to Assignment #10. A friend is leaving soon due to the end of her studies and gave me her unwanted, unusable clothes so those with a few things from the house became a rug to keep feet warm in the kitchen. Especially when doing dishes. 

Friend Leaving - Expat Student Life by Elizabeth Bay, (she/her)

dafidaf:

30/8/14
My Art Assignment #13 - Sorted books [The assignment]
'Over the depth from the past''The zionist idea''A new heart and a new spirit''people and actions''The book of Jewish imagination''The new Israelis'
I was really excited about this one. The first library I thought of was my grandfathers library. My grandfather was a really big influence on me,and his library was the one that filled me with love for books and for knowledge. He was a holocaust survivor who did ‘Aliyah’ (moved to Israel), and here he continued to be an educator in a kibbutz, becoming a headmaster of a boarding school and educating hundreds of students from all over the world who came to Israel when it first became a country. In his later life, he kept educating students to imaginative thinking by telling stories to all the grandchildren’s classes every Friday. Today, 7 years after he passed, his library holds only about 40% of the books it had when he was alive, a lot of them in Polish or Yiddish. But there were enough left in Hebrew to allow me to get a picture of him through them.I knew I’d made the right choice of books when I opened one, ‘The book of Jewish imagination’. The book was filled with papers with his handwriting and typewriter papers, with stories and limericks and just general thoughts, so I struck gold on a book that he used pretty often, which is fitting, because he was the most imaginative person I ever got to know. Thank you, The Art Assignment, for making me find this treasure :)
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dafidaf:

30/8/14
My Art Assignment #13 - Sorted books [The assignment]
'Over the depth from the past''The zionist idea''A new heart and a new spirit''people and actions''The book of Jewish imagination''The new Israelis'
I was really excited about this one. The first library I thought of was my grandfathers library. My grandfather was a really big influence on me,and his library was the one that filled me with love for books and for knowledge. He was a holocaust survivor who did ‘Aliyah’ (moved to Israel), and here he continued to be an educator in a kibbutz, becoming a headmaster of a boarding school and educating hundreds of students from all over the world who came to Israel when it first became a country. In his later life, he kept educating students to imaginative thinking by telling stories to all the grandchildren’s classes every Friday. Today, 7 years after he passed, his library holds only about 40% of the books it had when he was alive, a lot of them in Polish or Yiddish. But there were enough left in Hebrew to allow me to get a picture of him through them.I knew I’d made the right choice of books when I opened one, ‘The book of Jewish imagination’. The book was filled with papers with his handwriting and typewriter papers, with stories and limericks and just general thoughts, so I struck gold on a book that he used pretty often, which is fitting, because he was the most imaginative person I ever got to know. Thank you, The Art Assignment, for making me find this treasure :)
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dafidaf:

30/8/14

My Art Assignment #13 - Sorted books [The assignment]

'Over the depth from the past'
'The zionist idea'
'A new heart and a new spirit'
'people and actions'
'The book of Jewish imagination'
'The new Israelis'

I was really excited about this one.
The first library I thought of was my grandfathers library. My grandfather was a really big influence on me,and his library was the one that filled me with love for books and for knowledge.
He was a holocaust survivor who did ‘Aliyah’ (moved to Israel), and here he continued to be an educator in a kibbutz, becoming a headmaster of a boarding school and educating hundreds of students from all over the world who came to Israel when it first became a country.
In his later life, he kept educating students to imaginative thinking by telling stories to all the grandchildren’s classes every Friday.
Today, 7 years after he passed, his library holds only about 40% of the books it had when he was alive, a lot of them in Polish or Yiddish. But there were enough left in Hebrew to allow me to get a picture of him through them.

I knew I’d made the right choice of books when I opened one, ‘The book of Jewish imagination’. The book was filled with papers with his handwriting and typewriter papers, with stories and limericks and just general thoughts, so I struck gold on a book that he used pretty often, which is fitting, because he was the most imaginative person I ever got to know.
Thank you, The Art Assignment, for making me find this treasure :)

submerse:

The Art Assignment - Sorted Booksmy grandma’s portray_ by Ana Levisky
I’ve been watching it since its begining, but this is my very first shot at the Art Assignment! Today I was visiting my grandma, and I couldn´t help myself, it was as if her books were calling me.I really like the idea of portraying someone through books, I wish anyone would give it a shot with my own. It seems surely a nice way to get to know somebody. But in my case, I do think I know my grandma (at least, at some extent). So, it was nice to go through her personality by examining each shelf and recognizing her passions and interests instantly. The themes clearly repeat themselves, I felt like her library was carefully selected by someone trying to compose a character´s collection.
We are brazilian, so most of the books were in portuguese. They would have made incredible compositions, but I thought it would be nice if more people could understand them. And narrowing the options down to english books also made it easier for me to select them.
So yes, my grandma is a jewish cat lady who loves to paint.#theartassignment
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submerse:

The Art Assignment - Sorted Booksmy grandma’s portray_ by Ana Levisky
I’ve been watching it since its begining, but this is my very first shot at the Art Assignment! Today I was visiting my grandma, and I couldn´t help myself, it was as if her books were calling me.I really like the idea of portraying someone through books, I wish anyone would give it a shot with my own. It seems surely a nice way to get to know somebody. But in my case, I do think I know my grandma (at least, at some extent). So, it was nice to go through her personality by examining each shelf and recognizing her passions and interests instantly. The themes clearly repeat themselves, I felt like her library was carefully selected by someone trying to compose a character´s collection.
We are brazilian, so most of the books were in portuguese. They would have made incredible compositions, but I thought it would be nice if more people could understand them. And narrowing the options down to english books also made it easier for me to select them.
So yes, my grandma is a jewish cat lady who loves to paint.#theartassignment
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submerse:

The Art Assignment - Sorted Booksmy grandma’s portray_ by Ana Levisky
I’ve been watching it since its begining, but this is my very first shot at the Art Assignment! Today I was visiting my grandma, and I couldn´t help myself, it was as if her books were calling me.I really like the idea of portraying someone through books, I wish anyone would give it a shot with my own. It seems surely a nice way to get to know somebody. But in my case, I do think I know my grandma (at least, at some extent). So, it was nice to go through her personality by examining each shelf and recognizing her passions and interests instantly. The themes clearly repeat themselves, I felt like her library was carefully selected by someone trying to compose a character´s collection.
We are brazilian, so most of the books were in portuguese. They would have made incredible compositions, but I thought it would be nice if more people could understand them. And narrowing the options down to english books also made it easier for me to select them.
So yes, my grandma is a jewish cat lady who loves to paint.#theartassignment
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submerse:


The Art Assignment - Sorted Books

my grandma’s portray_ 
by Ana Levisky


I’ve been watching it since its begining, but this is my very first shot at the
 Art AssignmentToday I was visiting my grandma, and I couldn´t help myself, it was as if her books were calling me.

I really like the idea of portraying someone through books, I wish anyone would give it a shot with my own. It seems surely a nice way to get to know somebody. But in my case, I do think I know my grandma (at least, at some extent). So, it was nice to go through her personality by examining each shelf and recognizing her passions and interests instantly. The themes clearly repeat themselves, I felt like her library was carefully selected by someone trying to compose a character´s collection.

We are brazilian, so most of the books were in portuguese. They would have made incredible compositions, but I thought it would be nice if more people could understand them. And narrowing the options down to english books also made it easier for me to select them.

So yes, my grandma is a jewish cat lady who loves to paint.

#theartassignment

unnestedmatryoshka:

I broke the rules. These aren’t portraits but two stories I found interesting.
skinny, story of a girl, such a pretty girl, stolen, size 12 is not fat
and
the fault in our stars, an introduction to modern astrophysics
This was  a lot of fun. I’m sure I’ll come up with more.
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unnestedmatryoshka:

I broke the rules. These aren’t portraits but two stories I found interesting.
skinny, story of a girl, such a pretty girl, stolen, size 12 is not fat
and
the fault in our stars, an introduction to modern astrophysics
This was  a lot of fun. I’m sure I’ll come up with more.
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unnestedmatryoshka:

I broke the rules. These aren’t portraits but two stories I found interesting.

skinny, story of a girl, such a pretty girl, stolen, size 12 is not fat

and

the fault in our stars, an introduction to modern astrophysics

This was  a lot of fun. I’m sure I’ll come up with more.

saranna002:

Self-portrait 2014

1. London June 30th, June 30th Everything or Nothing Hide Now

2. Howl Hit Songs A Monster Calls If You Have To Cry, Go Outside

3. She What I Loved Piece By Piece Through The Looking Glass

saranna00
(suh-Ran-uh zero zero, she/her)

saranna002:

Self-portrait 2014

1. London June 30th, June 30th Everything or Nothing Hide Now

2. Howl Hit Songs A Monster Calls If You Have To Cry, Go Outside

3. She What I Loved Piece By Piece Through The Looking Glass

saranna00

(suh-Ran-uh zero zero, she/her)

rsthomason:

For this week’s Art Assignment. I like the teetering almost-unbalanced look of the stack, which echoes the situation described on the spines.

rsthomason:

For this week’s Art Assignment. I like the teetering almost-unbalanced look of the stack, which echoes the situation described on the spines.

prettydancer:

THE ART ASSIGNMENT #13: SORTED BOOKS
I really enjoyed this art assignment, but as a recently moved in college student, I found that I had less books on my hands than usual. I chose to do a self portrait using only the books I brought with me from home, and some of my textbooks. These books already hold special meaning for me, so it felt natural to use them to describe myself.
The first stack reads "Petit Prince, Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite."
The second reads "Radioactive Dance."
{In case you were wondering, the other books are The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Il Piccolo Principe, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and my Focused Inquiry textbook.}
(Michelle Koppl, Sorted Self Portrait)
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prettydancer:

THE ART ASSIGNMENT #13: SORTED BOOKS
I really enjoyed this art assignment, but as a recently moved in college student, I found that I had less books on my hands than usual. I chose to do a self portrait using only the books I brought with me from home, and some of my textbooks. These books already hold special meaning for me, so it felt natural to use them to describe myself.
The first stack reads "Petit Prince, Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite."
The second reads "Radioactive Dance."
{In case you were wondering, the other books are The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Il Piccolo Principe, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and my Focused Inquiry textbook.}
(Michelle Koppl, Sorted Self Portrait)
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prettydancer:

THE ART ASSIGNMENT #13: SORTED BOOKS
I really enjoyed this art assignment, but as a recently moved in college student, I found that I had less books on my hands than usual. I chose to do a self portrait using only the books I brought with me from home, and some of my textbooks. These books already hold special meaning for me, so it felt natural to use them to describe myself.
The first stack reads "Petit Prince, Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite."
The second reads "Radioactive Dance."
{In case you were wondering, the other books are The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Il Piccolo Principe, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and my Focused Inquiry textbook.}
(Michelle Koppl, Sorted Self Portrait)
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prettydancer:

THE ART ASSIGNMENT #13: SORTED BOOKS

I really enjoyed this art assignment, but as a recently moved in college student, I found that I had less books on my hands than usual. I chose to do a self portrait using only the books I brought with me from home, and some of my textbooks. These books already hold special meaning for me, so it felt natural to use them to describe myself.

The first stack reads "Petit Prince, Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite."

The second reads "Radioactive Dance."

{In case you were wondering, the other books are The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Il Piccolo Principe, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and my Focused Inquiry textbook.}

(Michelle Koppl, Sorted Self Portrait)

apanoplyofsong:

Following in the vein of my “Walk On It" response, I did the Art Assignment "Imprint" slowly and without many expectations. I finally completed it, using some cut flowers I had been gifted for a recent birthday. I sliced orchids, chrysanthemums, roses, and a carnation sliced in half with a straight blade in several different directions and used three paint colors (red, blue, and green) I happened to have on hand. Before beginning, I thought I would leave the prints relatively separate of one another, but shortly after starting I decided to purposefully overlap them, since so much of the project (such as the shapes created) was out of my control anyway. While I let the occasional one maintain its shape pretty independently, letting it become a busier print left me less room to be overly critical of it.
(Kristen, she, etc.)

apanoplyofsong:

Following in the vein of my “Walk On It" response, I did the Art Assignment "Imprint" slowly and without many expectations. I finally completed it, using some cut flowers I had been gifted for a recent birthday. I sliced orchids, chrysanthemums, roses, and a carnation sliced in half with a straight blade in several different directions and used three paint colors (red, blue, and green) I happened to have on hand. Before beginning, I thought I would leave the prints relatively separate of one another, but shortly after starting I decided to purposefully overlap them, since so much of the project (such as the shapes created) was out of my control anyway. While I let the occasional one maintain its shape pretty independently, letting it become a busier print left me less room to be overly critical of it.

(Kristen, she, etc.)