Welcome to Art 188! This blog will act as a supplement to the course material on the main pages of this website. Here we can share current events and new articles relevant to our studies. Feel free to comment on posts or to send me things to share with the entire class.

In the meanwhile, enjoy these art history-related music videos. The first is a rapid montage of many of western art’s most famous paintings. This debuted in 1968 on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour and is considered one of the first music videos. The second is much more recent and uses digital technology to place will.i.am. and other contemporary entertainers into many of western painting’s most famous works.

How is art history a major part of popular culture?