Monday, June 13

How to Look at Art: A Short Visual Guide by Cartoonist Lynda Barry

"Despite the small, narrative doodle posted to her Tumblr a couple of weeks back, inspirational teacher and cartoonist Lynda Barry clearly has no shortage of strategies for viewing art in a meaningful way. She takes a Socratic approach with students and readers eager to forge a deeper personal connection to images. She traces this tendency back forty years, to when she studied with Marilyn Frasca at Evergreen State College. Could Frasca have anticipated what she wrought when she asked the young Barry, 'What is an image?' ..."
Open Culture
The Paris Review - Lynda Barry on ‘Picture This’ (2010)

2011 July: Lynda Barry