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Richard Sweeney Exhibition

INTRODUCTION

Whilst visiting Chester Cathedral recently, I happened upon an installation by Richard Sweeney, accompanied by an exhibition of his smaller works. He was unknown to me before this visit. 1,096 more words

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A Certain Kind of Light

INTRODUCTION

I visited A Certain Kind of Light exhibition at the Towner Gallery in Eastbourne. Subtitled, Light in Art over Six Decades, it will come as no surprise that the subject matter was light! 1,167 more words

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Damien Hirst and 'nature morte' (Project 1: Arts and Ideas – Exercise 5)

Part 1

Find two examples of still life work which includes fish and in each case note the title, artist and date. Make a quick sketch of both pieces. 482 more words

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Damien Hirst & Edwaert Collier (Project 1: Arts and Ideas – Exercise 4)

Damien Hirst – The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living & Edwaert Collier – Still Life with a Volume of Wither’s ‘Emblemes’ 906 more words

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Notes from Art History: The Basics (Project 1: Arts and Ideas – Exercise 3)

  • Look at an excerpt from Art History: The Basics

  • Make notes on parts that require further research or jump out at you as particularly meaningful…
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What is art? (Project 1: Arts and Ideas - Exercise 2)

Record your thoughts on the questions below. Spend just 15 minutes or so on this activity

  • What is art?

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Duchamp's Fountain and Dada (Project 1: Art and Ideas - Exercise 1)

In a few words write down your response to Duchamp’s Fountain

My immediate response was to laugh. I think of Dada in general and Duchamp in particular as satirical, in the sense that they were challenging the art establishment of that time. 1,053 more words

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