Afternoon (Flowers, Girl and Butterfly) is a 1972 woodcut piece by Tadashi Nakayama, and is included in the Florilegium section of Curriculum/Collection. Click through this interactive version to learn more about Tadashi's artistic process, and well as the symbolism of the flowers in his work.
Recent Curriculum Collection Blog Articles (Non-featured)
A series of videos will take you on a deep dive into the works on view as part of the Florilegium course in Curriculum / Collection
This untitled print by Keith Haring (1958–1990) is part of a portfolio called "The Fertility Suite." UMMA's copy of it is currently on display in Curriculum/Collection, as part of the Perspectives on Health and Health Care class. Click through an interactive version of Haring's print to learn more about his distinct graffiti-like style, and how being HIV-positive affected his work.
One of the goals of Curriculum/Collection is to foster student engagement with UMMA’s collection and showcase the exciting work students produce in turn. Here, Mellisa Lee, who was a student in Art and Design 352: Florilegium, shares the art she created in Cathy Barry’s class and explains her process.
Learn about how the Curriculum/Collection exhibition for Social Work 560 with Professor Larry Gant was curated and the importance of community art!
Downtown Detroit, a 1947 painting by Carlos Lopez included in the works of art selected for Curriculum/Collection, depicts a Motor City skyline that doesn't quite exist. All the buildings are real, but Lopez made a composite of several different vantage points for his landscape. Click through an interactive version of Lopez's painting to zoom into the details and learn more about the history of the buildings and architecture represented here.
A 'choose your own adventure' guide that examines how students might change a work of art, and therefore change our interpretation of the piece.
Take our latest quiz, and challenge yourself to see unusual connections between objects and course topics this semester at the University of Michigan
The assignment is due at the end of the week, at 11:59PM (EST), but you can take all the time in the world.