Form is guided by function as well as inspiration In my work I focus on simple

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moment in time. Form is guided by function as well as inspiration. In my work I focus on simple forms to express complex concepts. In quiet observation I am inspired by both natural and manmade forms, as well as the interaction of the two. The materials I chose, from clay to pattern paper, range also from the natural to the manmade. I am inspired by western Abstract Expressionist and Minimalist work, by earthworks and site- specific works, and by the many diverse works of non-western
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Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Decapitating Holofernes, c. 1620. Oil on canvas, 6’6⅜” × 5’3¾”. p. 583 Statement of feminine strength Shows Biblical story of Judith beheading Holofernes Gentileschi was a victim of sexual assault Paintings of heroines in strong roles may have been cathartic
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Jackson Pollock, Male and Female, c. 1942. Oil on canvas, 6’1⅜” × 4’1”. P. 587 Statement of a balance psyche , as seen through Jungian philosophy, demonstrated by masculine and feminine elements Sought to explore the unconscious mind and speak to universal ideas of humanity
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Mona Hatoum, Untitled (Baalbek Bird Cage ), 1999. Wood and galvanized steel, 10’2½” × 9’9” × 6’ 5” p. 585 Statement of containment vs. freedom Oversized birdcage occupies physical and mental space Based on measurement of Alcatraz cell She herself was displaced and separated from family
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What inspires me? And can I borrow it? Readymades – an everyday object represented as art Marcel Duchamp Fountain Glazed ceramic with black paint, 1917 rtwork/25853
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Sherrie Levine, Fountain (After Marcel Duchamp: A. P.) , 1991. Bronze, 26 × 14½ × 14” p. 588 Appropriation: deliberate incorporation of another’s artwork into one’s own work Raises questions Who can be original? What is the role of the artist? Visually quoting someone?
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Andy Warhol, Brillo Box, 1964. Synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen ink on painted wood, 17 × 17 × 14”. P. 588 Sought to bridge the gap between fine art and commercial printing Pop Art
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Week 10 Objectives 1.8 Emphasis and Focal Point (Principles of Art) 4.11 Expression 2.8 The Tradition of Craft
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Quiz 3 Material to Know Wednesday, April 15 th 1.7 Scale and Proportion 1.8 Emphasis and Focal Point 2.7 Alternative Media 2.8 The Tradition of Craft 2.10 Architecture 4.6 Art and Rulers 4.11 Expression
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Elements of Art Line Shape Space Value Color Texture Form Mass Volume Time & Motion Principles of Design Contrast Balance Unity Variety Scale Proportion Emphasis Focal Point Pattern Rhythm
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Looking forward 03/25/15: Wednesday, Art Project 3 (Please be in attendance as this is the main work day for this project) 04/01/15: Wednesday, Museum Paper due via D2L by midnight CST 04/02/15: Last day to drop and receive a “W” 04/03/15-04/05/15: Spring Holiday (We will not have class on Friday, April 3rd) 04/15/15: Wednesday, Quiz 3
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Syllabus Reminders
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