Project 3: Place in Art

Research point: Notes on the Tate website's "artist rooms" article about text and language in art. [accessed 30/03/17] History: first use of text in art Early 20th century Text in art reflected the emerging avant-garde movements of the time. Culturally, this period coincided with increased presence of printed work, increased sophistication in marketing/advertising. Words, letters… Continue reading Project 3: Place in Art

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Project 3: Place in Art

Exercise 1 continued - Research Point Below is a list of the artists (note: I haven't included the names of writers) mentioned in Place (London: Thames and Hudson by Dean, T and Millar, J. 2005). Where a specific work was discussed in the essay, I've mentioned it next to their name. Below each bolded name,… Continue reading Project 3: Place in Art

Project 3: Place in Art

Exercise 1: Place. London: Thames and Hudson by Dean, T and Millar, J. (2005) Notes: I made an extended mind-map to organize the rough notes I took as I read this text. The above mind-map can be accessed here as a PDF or online for better viewing and zoom capabilities. Summary & Reflection: I read… Continue reading Project 3: Place in Art

Project 1: Art & Ideas

Exercise 3: Reading about art Excerpt (pp.1-8) from Art History: The Basics, by Grant Pooke and Diana Newall (2008, Abingdon: Routeledge). Summary: In this excerpt, Pooke and Newall trace the evolution of how we typically define art in the Western world. They illustrate how longheld "classical" distinctions in the art world, and the measures by… Continue reading Project 1: Art & Ideas