Image of an Andy Warhol dollar sign screen print in a frame being handled by a preparator in a black, Bohnam's London, t-shirt

Art is expensive?

In the past we treasured things because they were scarce. Could it be that today a thing that is not abundant (or sustainable? (or fungible?)) is obscene?

A pair of black and orange tennis shoes hanging from the fire escape outside an apartment building in New York City with towers and other buildings in the distance

Wk10: Art Care Packages & Last Week’s Food

Hiten’s girlfriend braids his hair. Lisa makes a fishtail braided crop top. It must be summer! Let’s send an Art Care Package to someone!

triptych of a food cube, Mackelmore in a fur coat, and Katy Perry with blue hair

Summer Wk9: Cuisine, Couture or Coiffure!

Cool samples of your Street Photography last week! This week: playing with our food, fashion or follicles. Guy Tang & Kat Von D. Representation & Abstraction.

Banner for Art110 Fall semester 2016

A Big (and early!) Welcome to Fall ’16 Peeps!

Welcome Fall ’16 Students! Here’s a little info on the class! Now get back to summer vacation!

A Star Wars Storm Trooper hunched over a table with the caption "I was just following orders"

The Writing Proficiency Exam is a Giant Milgram Experiment

Is a essay that does what the author was told to do good enough? Does great writing require radical thinking?

Lisa Mann's daughter Hailey @ Jesus Rafael Soto @ LACMA

Summer Art Activities @ The Beach

CSULB School of Art, Intro to the Visual Arts, Summer ’16, a sampling of student activities in the first 7 weeks.

CSULB students painting at the Venice Beach Legal Art Walls

Wk 1 Summer Welcome!

Happy Summer & Welcome to Art 110 everyone! Here’s who’s in the class with us (Year & Major) & info for Week 1!

The words "Art 110, Summer '16" superimposed on a photo of students standing in a grassy area between building Fine Art 4 and the Art Gallery Courtyard, at California State University, Long Beach, School of Art, May 2016

Summer ’16 Roster

Roster for CSULB, School of Art, Art110, Introduction to the Visual Arts, Summer session 2016. Instructor: Glenn Zucman

Students arranging "words" torn from magazines on a large table that has the stenciled words "CSULB SCHOOL OF ART" on it's surface. CSULB School of Art, Dutzi Gallery, May 2016.

Summer ’16 Syllabus

Syllabus for CSULB School of Art (SOA) Course Art110 – Introduction to the Visual Arts, Summer 2016. Instructor: Glenn Zucman.

drawing of a koi fish

Wk 15 a bang or a whimper

Seems like almost everyone enjoyed sketching at the Japanese Garden. Your feedback on our 14 Art Experiences.

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  • Image of an Andy Warhol dollar sign screen print in a frame being handled by a preparator in a black, Bohnam's London, t-shirt

    Art is expensive?

    In the past we treasured things because they were scarce. Could it be that today a thing that is not abundant (or sustainable? (or fungible?)) is obscene?

  • A pair of black and orange tennis shoes hanging from the fire escape outside an apartment building in New York City with towers and other buildings in the distance

    Wk10: Art Care Packages & Last Week’s Food

    Hiten’s girlfriend braids his hair. Lisa makes a fishtail braided crop top. It must be summer! Let’s send an Art Care Package to someone!

  • triptych of a food cube, Mackelmore in a fur coat, and Katy Perry with blue hair

    Summer Wk9: Cuisine, Couture or Coiffure!

    Cool samples of your Street Photography last week! This week: playing with our food, fashion or follicles. Guy Tang & Kat Von D. Representation & Abstraction.

  • Banner for Art110 Fall semester 2016

    A Big (and early!) Welcome to Fall ’16 Peeps!

    Welcome Fall ’16 Students! Here’s a little info on the class! Now get back to summer vacation!

  • A Star Wars Storm Trooper hunched over a table with the caption "I was just following orders"

    The Writing Proficiency Exam is a Giant Milgram Experiment

    Is a essay that does what the author was told to do good enough? Does great writing require radical thinking?

  • Lisa Mann's daughter Hailey @ Jesus Rafael Soto @ LACMA

    Summer Art Activities @ The Beach

    CSULB School of Art, Intro to the Visual Arts, Summer ’16, a sampling of student activities in the first 7 weeks.

  • CSULB students painting at the Venice Beach Legal Art Walls

    Wk 1 Summer Welcome!

    Happy Summer & Welcome to Art 110 everyone! Here’s who’s in the class with us (Year & Major) & info for Week 1!

  • The words "Art 110, Summer '16" superimposed on a photo of students standing in a grassy area between building Fine Art 4 and the Art Gallery Courtyard, at California State University, Long Beach, School of Art, May 2016

    Summer ’16 Roster

    Roster for CSULB, School of Art, Art110, Introduction to the Visual Arts, Summer session 2016. Instructor: Glenn Zucman

  • Students arranging "words" torn from magazines on a large table that has the stenciled words "CSULB SCHOOL OF ART" on it's surface. CSULB School of Art, Dutzi Gallery, May 2016.

    Summer ’16 Syllabus

    Syllabus for CSULB School of Art (SOA) Course Art110 – Introduction to the Visual Arts, Summer 2016. Instructor: Glenn Zucman.

  • drawing of a koi fish

    Wk 15 a bang or a whimper

    Seems like almost everyone enjoyed sketching at the Japanese Garden. Your feedback on our 14 Art Experiences.

  • photo of a box filled with various ephemera

    Wk 14 Sketching in the Garden

    Some beautiful Art Care Packages created & sent last week. This week we’re off to the EBM Japanese Garden for some sketching.

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    Extra Credit!

    We’ve had 190 points or EC so far, and here’s 120 more! (that’s 310 EC points total!) Chances to Explore, Read & Go See!

  • Ramtin Yousefi & Marta Troya smiling for the camera in the CSULB University Bookstore

    Wk 12 Location Based Gaming

    Thanks everyone for giving Marta Troya such a warm welcome last week. This week it’s on to Location Based Gaming.

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    Visiting Artist: Marta Troya

    Sculptor, Performance Artist, and Social Practice artist Marta Troya is visiting Art110 this week!

  • Tiffany Van Gilder holding the results of her Automatic Drawing art experience

    Wk 9 – Moonbase Alpha

    An amazing range of experiences with Automatic Drawing last week! This week we teleport to Moonbase Alpha!

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    Wk 8 Automatic Drawing

    So many awesome video projects last week! Let’s watch a few! This week: on to “Automatic Drawing”!

  • Photo of a Foosball table with the camera lens in the midfield hole for dropping the ball, so the feeling is of a "player level view" of the field

    Wk 7 Group Video Prod.

    Lots of great Photowalks last week, and thank you to all of our awesome Photowalk Guides! This week: the pictures move!