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Judy Watson – Research Notes

During my research into aboriginal art I came across an article about Judy Watson and a description of the way that she works. A number of areas of her work resonated with me as they seemed to mirror some of … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Art – Research Notes

My ideas for this part of the course have centred around a sketchbook that I created as a child. One image that appealed to me was of a picnic with four people sitting around a picnic cloth with something of … Continue reading

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Leiro

Leiro CAC Málaga, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo of Málaga 6 October 2017 – 7 January 2018 This exhibition of the work of Galician born artist Francisco Leiro (1957 – ) highlighted more than 40 of his drawings and sculptures. Within … Continue reading

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Ian Kiaer and Joel Shapiro – Research Notes

‘Ian Kiaer’s miniature landscapes of eclectic objects are like stepping inside the mind of an eccentric scholar’. This description in The Guardian appealed to me particularly as the work that I was doing for this part of the course was … Continue reading

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The Essence of Place – Susannah Ramsay

The Essence of Place, 21st October 2017, RSPB Loch Lomond When I bought tickets for The Essence of Place it was on a bright and breezy day in September. The event was advertised as an outdoor audio-visual installation and, given … Continue reading

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Earth Art – Research Notes

Earth art, also known as land art or earth works is a largely American movement that developed in the late 1960s and early into the 1970s. The main elements were working with the natural landscape, developing site-specific structures, art forms … Continue reading

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Ed Ruscha – Research Notes

Edward Ruscha (1937 – ) is often associated with Pop Art and Conceptual Art but continues to steer his own course in the art world, maintaining an individual approach and continually exploring different materials and techniques. In the course of … Continue reading

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