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Visual Review #10 – Gallery Visit “Sob, Sob”

  Kerry James Marshall is an African-American artist with works that focus on African-American history and culture. His painting “SOB, SOB” was painted on fiberglass with acrylic paint in 2003. This painting reflects the artist’s experience with the civil rights … Continue reading

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Visual Literacy Review #9–Website “Beluga Vodka”

http://www.vodka-beluga.com The website for Beluga Vodka is based on a 1920s setting. The first page alludes to a Gatsby inspired geometrical arrangements, which produce the shape of a bottle, and gold color schemes. The corners of the first page are … Continue reading

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Visual Review #8 — Commercial “Coke Life”

The Coke Life commercial for Argentina shows the lives of young parents and how everything changes once you have a child. Nonetheless, even when things are not easy they can be fun and pleasurable—at least when there is coke involved. … Continue reading

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Visual Literacy Review #7 – Movie Poster “Gone with the Wind”

  The movie “Gone with the Wind” is one of the most epic of all time, and the poster above is also quite legendary.  There are three main graphic design aspects in this poster that make it visually appealing, as will … Continue reading

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Visual Review #6 – Title Sequence “The Pink Panther”

The title sequence for “The Pink Panther” was designed by Friz Freleng in 1963 for Edward Blacke’s film; however, it is a story in itself. Although the film is still well known, the music by Henry Mancini and the cartoon … Continue reading

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Visual Review #5 – Music Video “Thinking Out Loud” Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” is a video that involves a lot of structured choreography, which is enhanced by the camera angles chosen. The video looks like a continuous shot with several different angles and although simple, can be analysed … Continue reading

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Visual Review # 3 – Movie “Annie Hall”

Annie Hall was written, directed, and acted by Woody Allen and released in 1977. The movie is a loose autobiography of the director and reflects his pessimistic point of view on life. The movie is presented on a non-chronological order … Continue reading

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