Viewed on Youtube. I began watching the Guggenheim Symposium: Keynote: Curatorial Practice in a Globalized World and I was particularly interested in the views of Sara Raza and Pablo Leon de la Barra and found that this experience gave me much to reflect upon and consider in relation to my Dissertation topic of Diasporas, Loss and […]
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After the Etching with Don Braisby Workshop at the Regional Print Centre, I decided to visit the exhibition of Don’s work at Oriel Sycarth Gallery at Glyndwr University in Wrexham. Don is exhibiting here along with John Hedley. Don Braisby Research in The Art of Corrosion I Don Braisby is an artist printmaker currently conducting […]
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After feedback from Emrys and Helen about the Contextual Studies 2 (ARF 501) Presentation I have spent some time thinking about Richard Long. Richard Long also has an affinity with nature and his work, which is often a documentation of his walks in the landscape, is about his interaction with the environment. While some of Richard Long’s […]
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After feedback from Emrys and Helen about the Contextual Studies 2 (ARF 501) Presentation I have spent some time thinking about Joseph Beuys and how he might influence my artwork. While Holzer is known for inserting her political statements into the public sphere, the German artist Joseph Beuys is lauded for his role using art for social transformation. […]
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After feedback from Emrys and Helen about the Contextual Studies 2 (ARF 501) Presentation I have spent some time thinking about Text in Art. The terms ‘visual language’ or ‘vocabulary’ are typically used to describe the distinct characteristics of an artisthttp://www.tate.org.uk/artist-rooms/collection/themes/artist-rooms-theme-language’s practice. This employment of words is apt within the context of modern and contemporary art, since […]
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After feedback from Emrys and Helen about the Contextual Studies 2 (ARF 501) Presentation I have spent some time thinking about Pain and Anger in Art. Pain doesn’t show up on a body scan and can’t be measured in a test. As a result, many chronic pain sufferers turn to art, opting to paint, draw or sculpt […]
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Narrative Art put simply tells a story, where the artist tells a story in the piece of artwork. Traditionally the Narrative Artist would make the assumption that the audience is familiar with the story he is telling, either from religion, myths or legends. In modern times, narrative art will tell a story or depict a […]
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Definition of feminism 1: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes 2: organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests feminist: play \ˈfe-mə-nist\noun or adjective feministic: play \ˌfe-mə-ˈni-stik\adjective https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feminism What the Tate Says In 1971 the art historian Linda Nochlin published a groundbreaking essay Why Have There Been No […]
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Culture makes the nation. The arts are part of a single symbolic expressive logic that is in the closest possible connection with the identity of a nation…. The critical, self-critical consciousness of the artist who deserves the name contributes to the giving shape to identity. It is capable of opposing the challenge of foreign and […]
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Censorship – the suppression of speech, public communication or other information which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, politically incorrect or inconvenient as determined by governments, media outlets, authorities or other groups or institutions. Censoship Presentation from Helen Jones Articles on Censorship Merriam-Webster defines censorship as “the practice of officially examining books, movies, etc., and […]
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