Category Archives: 4. Finding your Place – Research

Louise Bourgeois – Memories

For Assignment 4 I have submitted a piece of work, Anxieties and Fears – Mechanical Doll, which explores the anxieties and fears that accompany growing old. This was a development of work undertaken in Part 2 of the course, Honing … Continue reading

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Haiga Art – Research Notes

These research notes relate to haiga art which often accompanies haiku poetry. I started to research this after a comment from my tutor in feedback about Practical Exercise 1.1 – Artwork- Bees. Feeling that the image was overworked she suggested … Continue reading

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Agnes Martin – Research Notes

Agnes Martin (1912-2004) was born in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. As a teenager she was an accomplished swimmer, trying out for the Olympic team. In the 1930s she moved to the United States and taught for a number of … Continue reading

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Ellen Gallagher – Research Notes

These notes relate to a suggestion by my tutor to look at the work of Ellen Gallagher, particularly the range of materials that she uses. Ellen Gallagher was born in Providence in 1965 studying writing before attending the School of … Continue reading

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Luc Tuymans – Research Notes

In relation to test pieces that I created in Part 3 of the course, Outside the Box, my tutor suggested looking at the work of Luc Tuymans, particularly in his use of colour as he tends to work with a … Continue reading

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