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  • 1. There are many different meanings of the words Growth and Evolution and how they can be interpreted in Art.
  • 2. Growth 1.The act or process, or a manner of growing; development; gradual increase. 2. Size or stage of development: It hasn't yet reached its full growth. 4. Development from a simpler to a more complex stage: the growth of ritual forms. 5. Development from another but related form or stage: the growth of the nation state.
  • 3. Growth Both words - growth and evolution suggests a change over time. Growth can be quick, or can be more gradual.
  • 4. Evolution 1.Any process of formation or growth; development: the evolution of a language; the evolution of the airplane. 2. A product of such development; something evolved: The exploration of space is the evolution of decades of research. 3. Biology: change in the gene pool of a population from generation to generation by such processes as mutation, natural selection, and genetic drift. 4. A process of gradual, peaceful, progressive change or development, as in social or economic structure or institutions.
  • 5. Evolution Usually suggests a very gradual change which occurs over a relatively long period of time. The word is normally used when applied to the changes of a large group or class of things. For example, the evolution of a species, evolution of the city, the evolution of a type of technology, economy, laws, language, culture and so on.
  • 6. EXAM = 40%
  • 7. Everybody knows... the four AOs For the exam you have to show evidence of: ALL 4 of the AOs (Assessment Objectives) AO1: Looking at other artists AO2: Experimenting with media AO3: Recording your ideas AO4: Making a final piece
  • 8. It is important that you begin working on the EXAM Paper straight away. START TODAY! Exam dates…. 8 , 9 and 12 May th th th
  • 9. Where to begin?
  • 10. Remember …. The theme is merely a starting point to inspire you. Feel free to take the project in any direction that you wish, provided that you can clearly justify and explain how the theme has inspired your thoughts and ideas. Probably the simplest way to start is to remember that both growth and evolution involve … Change over Time
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  • 12. A few starting points… PEOPLE NATURAL WORLD MAN MADE
  • 13. Contextual references The artists on the next few pages are suggestions to help you think about possible ideas. You may already have ideas of your own. Keep an open mind at this point... There is also a Beaumont Pinterest Album of Artists and ideas to support you with your project
  • 14. PEOPLE
  • 15. Ron Mueck Mueck's sculptures faithfully reproduce the minute detail of the human body, but play with scale to produce disconcertingly jarring visual images.
  • 16. Marc Quinn Quinn’s sculpture, paintings and drawings often deal with the distanced relationship we have with our bodies, highlighting how the conflict between the 'natural' and 'cultural' has a grip on the contemporary psyche
  • 17. Raphael Raphael, was an Italian painter and architect in the Renaissance
  • 18. Frida Kahlo Spanish painter born in 1907 Kahlo had a serious bus accident which made her abandon the study of medicine and begin to paint. She said: "I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best.”. Her inspiration oftencame from personal experiences
  • 19. Cecile Dachary
  • 20. Lisa Kokin ‘I try to invent an altogether different identity for them but of course, in the final analysis these works are more about me than any of the hundreds of anonymous individuals who appear in my work”.
  • 21. Dorothea Lange Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) documented the change on the homefront, especially among ethnic groups and workers uprooted by the war. Migrant Mother
  • 22. Roberta Coni
  • 23. Lucian Freud
  • 24. Rineke Dijkstra
  • 25. Josh Dykgraaf
  • 26. Damien Hirst
  • 28. Tacita Dean
  • 29. Kate MacDowell. In my work this romantic ideal of union with the natural world conflicts with our contemporary impact on the environment.  These pieces are in part responses to environmental stressors including climate change, toxic pollution, and gm crops. 
  • 30. Mikkel Rahr Mortensen
  • 31. Deborah Simon “Each animal is meticulously fabricated to create an unnervingly accurate but slightly off version of the natural animal. Evolution has always held a particular fascination for me, informing how I create and group the animals in my work.”
  • 32. Tomohiro Inaba
  • 33. Kath Girdler Engler Kath Girdler Engler's sculptures are appealing both in physical form and through her interpretation of mythical stories. They are the fragments of ancient forms combined with Engler's own understanding of the human body.
  • 34. Brooks Salzwedel Using a combination of Staedler Graphite pencils ranging from 6H to 9B, tape and resin, Salxwedel creates images that look like relics of nature and other objects frozen in time.
  • 35. Steven Follen
  • 36. William Morris
  • 37. Laura Katherine McMillan Embroidered Cells
  • 38. Ruth Asawa Wire sculptures of images rooted in nature, geometry, and abstraction
  • 39. Gregory Euclide Eulides work explores ideas surrounding nature and the human experience
  • 40. Swiss artists Gerda Steiner and Jörg Lenzlinger "Falling Garden" in San Staë church in Venice, Italy,
  • 41. Piccasso
  • 42. MAN MADE
  • 43. Anselm Kiefer From 1969, Kiefer worked on book design. Some examples are worked-over photographs and his more recent books consist of sheets of lead layered with the artist's characteristic materials of paint, minerals, or dried plant matter. For example he assembled numerous lead books on steel shelves in libraries, as symbols of the stored, discarded knowledge of history
  • 44. Chiharu Shiota Shiota explores the relationships between past and present, living and dying, and memories of people implanted into objects. To these she adds intricate, weblike threads of black and red.
  • 45. Todd Mclellan Things Come Apart
  • 46. Fiona Hall
  • 47. Nick Gentry
  • 48. Gabriel Dishaw Dishaw is an Artist, Sculptor, Upcycler creates art out of recyecled materials such as old computers, adding machines, typewriters and old technology.
  • 49. Jacqueline Lou Skaggs This small body of twelve works consist of images painted on found, discarded pennies. These pictures pay homage to, not only, the binding ideologies that define our family, religious, social and political worlds- but also to the” resonating mythological powers of traditional painting and miniature picture making- much like the Dutch oils on copper from the 17th century. Paid tribute no less on the face of discarded coins these iconic images transcend the coins value while, to some extent, defacing it.”
  • 50. Jessica Brilli Paintings of vintage objects
  • 51. Kyle Bean Miniaturisation in the style of a Russian Doll. Everything is made out of cardboard
  • 52. Anish Kapoor
  • 53. Renzo Piano T
  • 54. Gelukstraat / Dierendonck Blancke Architecten. Claus en Kaan Architecten
  • 55. Canary Wharf is a major business district located in London. It is one of London's two main financial centres and contains many of the UK's tallest buildings.