2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.a. Project 1: Art and Ideas

Exercise 5 – Find out more

Still Life Paintings Smart History: Art history on Khan Academy Make notes Listen for info about: – Hirst – The Piece – Hirst’s other work – Information on other artists whose work is concerned with morality – References to ‘Time’   Title a work of art itself (Hirst Piece) History of art is coming to… Continue reading Exercise 5 – Find out more

2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.a. Project 1: Art and Ideas

Research – Postmodernism

All information was gained from the Tate Modern website: http://www.tate.org.uk/learn/online-resources/glossary/p/postmodernism What is postmodernism? –        First used around 1970 –        An art movement that defies definition as there is no one style or theory –        Embraces many different approaches to art making –        Anti-Authoritarian by nature – refuses to recognise a definition of what art should… Continue reading Research – Postmodernism

2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.a. Project 1: Art and Ideas

Exercise 4 – Looking at Context

Damien Hurst’s ‘The Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living’ Write down a few words giving your first reaction to the piece Sadness, fascination, wonderment Do you have an emotional response to it? Firstly I feel sad. Sad that the shark is dead. Then I feel slightly fearful. I wonder if the shark… Continue reading Exercise 4 – Looking at Context

2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.a. Project 1: Art and Ideas

Research – Grayson Perry Lectures – Part 2

Grayson Perry Lectures Nice Rebellion, Welcome in.   Notes –         Art didn’t change for a long time. The style of art was the same for thousands of years. –         Now we’re obsessed with being different, unique and innovative. –         Art id in it’s ‘End state’, anything can be art –         Innovation is mere tweaking nowadays… Continue reading Research – Grayson Perry Lectures – Part 2

2. Part One - Contemporary Art · 2.a. Project 1: Art and Ideas

Exercise 3 – Reading About Art

Reading About Art Art history: The Basics Extract – Make notes on further research points – Notes on parts particularly meaningful – Look up new words /create glossary   What is Art and what is art history? –         Research one day closer to Paradise incident (interesting insight into subjectivity of art) –         Research Gombrich  … Continue reading Exercise 3 – Reading About Art