Category Archives: Outside the Box – Research

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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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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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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Lowbrow Art and Pop Surrealism – Research Notes

An article in Wikipedia notes that scholarly writing on Lowbrow art is limited as there seems to be uncertainty within the mainstream art community of the legitimacy of Lowbrow as a movement. Part of this seems to be that, initially, … Continue reading

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