Pop art food: 2013/2014


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Pop art food: 2013/2014

  1. 1. A Brief Lesson in the American Artistic Movement; Ceramics and Sculpture
  2. 2. n. A form of art that depicts objects or scenes from everyday life and employs techniques of commercial art and popular illustration. pop-art (pŏp'ärt') Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
  3. 3. A visual art movement that emerged in the 1950s and was popular in the 1960s in the United States. Characterized by themes and techniques drawn from popular mass culture, such as television, movies, advertising and comic books. Food was a common theme, but so were household objects. Pop artists liked to satirize or ridicule objects, sometimes enlarging those objects to gigantic proportions . These objects reflected mass culture and consumerism. The movement was marked by clear lines, sharp paintwork and clear representations of symbols, objects and people commonly found in popular culture.
  4. 4. Andy Warhol Robert Rauschenberg Roy Lichtenstein Tom Claes Oldenburg
  5. 5. Andy Warhol “Campbell’s Soup” 1968 Andy Warhol “Sixteen Jackies” 1964
  6. 6. Roy Lichtenstein “Whaam!” 1963 Roy Lichtenstein “Hopeless” 1963
  7. 7. Roy Lichtenstein “Brush Stroke” 1996, enlarged and fabricated 2002-03
  8. 8. Tom Wesselmann “Still Life #24” 1962 Tom Wesselmann "Smoker number 1 (Mouth number 12)" 1967
  9. 9. Robert Raushchenberg “Signs” 1970
  10. 10. And now for the subject matter we’ll be focusing on…
  11. 11. Claes Oldneberg • Claes Oldenburg (born January 28, 1929) is a Swedish American sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring very large replicas of everyday objects. Another theme in his work is soft sculpture versions of everyday objects. Many of his works were made in collaboration with his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, who died in 2009 after 32 years of marriage.
  12. 12. Claes Oldenburg “Spoonbridge and Cherry” 1985-1988 Claes Oldenburg “Dropped Cone” 2001
  13. 13. Claes Oldenberg
  14. 14. Subjects are often easily recognizable and reflect popular items, people or ideas from American Culture: Food Brand Names and products Iconic Figures Common, everyday household items Current events Stylistically pop art can be defined as: Simple, crisp lines Oversized images or objects Often reflects and copies the styles seen in the media Collages of popular images Bright Colors Some work re-creates the same subject in several pieces or within the same piece
  15. 15. Ceramics and Sculpture Pop Art Assignment Objective: Create food still life using techniques and themes seen in work by artists like Claus Oldenberg Should be life size Should attempt realism Must be a CONTAINER (FUNCTIONAL) You will need to: Watch and respond to this PowerPoint Bring in color pictures of food you would like to sculpt/have them saved on a device and send me a backup copy: jcahoon@epschoolsri.com Create preliminary sketches before working Determine when pinch, coil or slab methods are needed. (Labeled in sketch) Execute in clay Paint or glaze (realistic colors).
  16. 16. Some Examples of High School Art: Food and Ceramics
  17. 17. Student Work from 2011_2012
  18. 18. STUDENT WORK 2012/2013 SCHOOL YEAR: CERAMICS CLASS Appetizer Plate: •Clean, unused to go box and tissue used. •Condiments made out of paint and pastes. •One of the Potato Skins was the container.
  19. 19. Sushi: One of the Tuna Rolls was the container. Banana Split: The whole top came off: Bowl made out of coils. Cookie Plate: The cup was made and had a hot coco container.
  20. 20. Oreos: Several of them were mini containers. Cupcakes: All were containers. Pie: Crust was a container. Donuts: Chocolate frosted… Frosting comes off.
  21. 21. Burger: Bun comes off… The Burger is hollow. Grilled Cheese: Repeat C&S student. No container. Goldfish: The carton was a container.
  22. 22. Works Cited: Slide 2 - Definition of Pop Art: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Pop Art Slide 3- Information About Pop Art History: http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/popart/ Slide 4- Photo of Andy Warhol: http://www.poolparty.com/quotes/images/2007/09/24/andy_warhol.jpg Photo of Roy Lichtenstein: http://media.photobucket.com/image/Roy %20Lichtenstein%20portrait/tomasu tpen/album4/lichtenstein.jpg Photo of Claes Oldenburg: http://s3.amazonaws.com/com.artwelove.asset/5f19ce303a0be2aa6ab3395d7dabbf f4-l.jpg Photo of Tom Wesselmann: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_KZujt_O1vU/SdybvAXCCPI/AAAAAAAAAGM/1Q2ih3zGuk g/s400/Tom_Wesselmann.jpg Slide 5- Andy Warhol Campbell Soup Painting: http://yoyo.cc.monash.edu.au/~mplog/Art/Warhol_campbells%20soup.jpg Andy Warhol Jackie Painting: http://annespeelman.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/andywarhol-jackie-kennedy1964.jpg
  23. 23. Works Cited Slide 6- Roy Lichtenstein Girl Painting: http://baroqueinhackney.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/roy_lichtenstein_gallery _4.jpg Roy Lichtenstein Whaam Painting: http://simplyartonline.net/M-0137v3wham.jpg Slide 7- Photos of Roy Lichtenstein Sculpture: photo by Aja Alim-Young 2009, In front of Modern Art Museum in Washington D.C. Slide 8- Tom Wesselmann Mouth Piece: http://www.findagrave.com/photos/2004/356/10164756_110373764570.jpg Tom Wesselmann Still life: http://media.photobucket.com/image/tom %20wesselmann/Death2Perky/24l.jpg Slide 9- Robert Raushchenberg Painting: http://www.museumofthegulfcoast.org/images/rausch.jpg Slide 10- Spoon and cherry Sculpture: http://www.oldenburgvanbruggen.com/largescaleprojects/spoonbridge.htm Ice Cream Cone Sculpture: http://www.oldenburgvanbruggen.com/largescaleprojects/droppedcone.htm Slide 11- Summary of key ideas by Aja Alim-Young, referred by http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/popart/ Slide12- Line Art Examples: http://www.staceytownsend.com/turnmeintopopart/images/home_quadimage.png http://www.melissaclifton.com/image158.html 2D Pop Art Assignment: Created by Aja Alim-Young