There are many differentmeanings of the word FORCEand how it can be interpreted inArt.
Today we will:THINK about what the different meanings of the wordLOOK at many starting points for this questionDISCOVER artists and designers who could inspire uson this topicSHARE ideas with each other
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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 = 10%AO2: Experimenting with media = 10%AO3: Recording your ideas = 10%AO4: Making a final piece = 10%
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There are 6 main starting points.PEOPLEPLACESNATURAL WORLDOBJECTSACTIVITIESIMAGINATION
Contextual referencesThe artists on the next few pagesare suggestions to help you thinkabout possible ideas. You mayalready have ideas of your own.Keep an open mind at thispoint...
Francis Bacon-Explores the “Human Condition”-Graphic and emotionally raw style ofpainting.
Shepard FaireyPopular and influentialstreet artist and graphicdesigner Fairey’s workhas had a brute culturalimpact on contemporarysociety. His workcombines elements ofgraffiti and advertisingand is often politically-charged.
Pablo PicassoPicasso created this piece in response to the bombing of Guernica, a country village in Spain during theSpanish Civil War. Guernica shows the tragedies of war and it’s effect on innocent people.The painting helped bring the world’s attention to the Spanish Civil War and was displayed around the worldas a symbol of peace. ‘Guernice’ 1937
Tom LeaThomas Calloway "Tom"Lea III was amuralist, illustrator, artist,war correspondent, novelistand historian. The bulk ofhis art and literary workswere about Texas, north-central Mexico and hisWorld War II experience inthe South Pacific and Asia.
Karoline Hjorth From the Series: ‘In Your Face’
Barbara KrugerKruger is a conceptual artist who usesjuxtaposing images and aggressive text.She explores the themes of consumerism,identity and feminism. Her style isinfluenced by mainstream advertising.
Andy WarholFame infatuated Warhol. His artreflects an ongoing fascinationwith Hollywood and celebrityculture. In the 1960s, Warholachieved his own celebrity status.
Feng DakangFeng Dakang is a contemporaryChinese artist who is obsessed witharchitecture, decay and destruction.Dakang paints man-made structures,with many details of their beauty, in astate of semi-decay or destruction.In China many beautiful buildings arebeing destroyed at a fast pace in thename of development and progress.Dakang aims to record this tragedy inhis paintings, in an effort to show themarvel of past human construction.
Anselm KieferKiefer is a German sculptor and painter who explores thethemes of depression and the effects of Nazi rule. He oftenincorporates natural materials in his work such as straw,ash, clay and lead.
Walter Martin & PalomaMuñozSnow globes are designed to beturned upside down. Martin andMuñoz, though, really turned themupside down. Where traditionalsnow globes are intended to evoke apleasant memory, the snow globes ofMartin and Muñoz seem to portendan anxious future event.These orbs seem to anticipateterrible events that might happen, ormight be happening right now tosomebody else.Where traditional snow globesdepict cheerful scenes, Martin andMuñoz give us eerie scenes, scenesrife with anxiety and uncertainty,scenes that reside in the darker partsof the human psyche.
Jeanette Barnes Barnes draws the energy within a city, things being built, speeding cars, people. She uses trial and error to make several sketches. The drawing have raw, unfinished quality to them.
Mimmo RotellaRotella was an Italianartist and poet, bestknown for his works ofdecollage andpsychogeographics, madefrom torn advertisingposters
Ando HiroshigeHiroshige was a Japanese painter and printmaker who was knownespecially for his landscape prints. He often explores the force of nature inhis Art.
Joseph Mallord WilliamTurnerTurner wasa BritishRomanticlandscapepainter, water colouristandprintmaker Snow Storm – Steam- Boat off a Harbour’s Mouth
Simon Heijdens Simon Heijdens work investigates the relationship between nature and new technologies. The branches of these trees blow in response to the wind.
Roni Horn You are the Weather (1994-1996)Horns first photographicinstallation, You Are TheWeather (1994-1996), aphotographic cyclefeaturing 100 close-upshots of the same woman,Margret (aged 15) in avariety of Icelandicgeothermal pools, dealswith the enigma ofidentity captured througha series of facialexpressions dictated byimperceptible weatherchanges.
David HockneyHockney is a Britishpainter, draughtsman, printmaker, photographer anddesigner. Some of his most recent work uses film, paintingand the ipad to create Art work which explores the changesseasons have on the landscape. (images from Woldgate Woods)
Sam Taylor-Wood ‚Still Life‛ (2001) This time-lapse film of peaches ripening and then rotting draws upon the conventions of still life painting, as its title suggests.
Shelly Goldsmith Goldsmith’s work uses textile‘No Escape’ -images of flood scenes materials and processes as a metaphorhad been transfer printed onto for imagining how psychologicalchildrens dresses. states, emotions and memories associated with human fragility and loss can be made visible in cloth.
Bill Woodrow Woodrow is an English sculptor. In 1980 he first devised his characteristic method of making sculpture, forming a new object or objects from the skin of found domestic appliances. Woodrow worked in such a way as to leave evident the original identities of the constituent items as well as the mode of transformation.
Alexander McQueenAlexander McQueen was a British fashiondesigner and couturier best known for his in-depth knowledge of British tailoring.He often juxtaposes strength with fragility inhis collection as well as the emotional powerand raw energy of his provocative fashionshows
Clare Twomey Clare Twomeys Specimen, 2009
Cornelia Parker Cornelia Parker creates large-scale installations to transform common objects and investigate the nature of matter.
Jean Tinguley Jean Tiguley is a Swiss painter and sculptor well known for his kinetic art (moving sculptures). Tinguelys art is in response to the overproduction of material goods in advanced industrial society.
Yukinori YanagiYukinori Yanagis work exploresthemes relating to his positionas a Japanese artist living andworking in an internationalcontext, as well as broaderissues about identity withinsocial or national constructs.
Edgar Degas "Three Studies of A Dancer," by Edgar Degas, The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer - (Bronze) cast in 1922
‚I’ve spent the last 25 years ofLois Greenfield my photographic career investigating movement and its expressive potential. My inspiration has always been photography’s ability to stop time and reveal what the naked eye cannot see. My interest in photography is not to capture an image I see or even have in my mind, but to explore the potential of moments http://www.loisgreenfield.com/ galleries/index.html
Eadweard MuybridgeEadweardMuybridge was anEnglishphotographerimportant for hispioneering work inphotographicstudies of motionand in motion –picture projection.
Sam Taylor Wood
Jackson PollockPollock was an American painter, thechief pioneer of AbstractExpressionism.He created enormous drip paintings.He painted in a tool shed where hecould lay his canvas on the floor, anddrip and splatter paint across itwithout worrying about ruining thewalls or floor.Rather than paint a landscape or aportrait, Pollock wanted to paintaction. When you look at one of hisdrip paintings, your eye wandersacross the entire canvas in constantmotion.
Wassily KandinskyKandinsky used colour in a highlytheoretical way associating tonewith timbre (the soundscharacter), hue with pitch, andsaturation with the volume ofsound. He even claimed that whenhe saw colour he heard music.
Roy LichtensteinBeginning in 1962 Lichtenstein borrowedimages of explosions from popular warcomics for use in his paintings. The subjectembodies the revolutionary nature of Pop Artand suggests the very real threat ofannihilation by nuclear explosion that wasprevalent at that time (the Cuban MissileCrisis occurred in 1962). But Lichtenstein wasalso interested in the way dynamic events likeexplosions were depicted in the stylisedformat of comic book illustration.
Cindy ShermanSherman’s photographs are portraits ofherself in various scenarios that parodystereotypes of women. A panoply ofcharacters and settings are drawn fromsources of popular culture, old movies,television soaps and pulp fiction.
Gregory CrewdsonGregory Crewdsonis an Americanphotographer whois best known forelaborately stagedscenes of Americanhomes andneighborhoods
Jessica TrempWhen I was little I used to dream aboutbeing a dancer or that I could fly and that Iwould learn to speak the language of theanimals in the forest or that of the mostdramatic actor. With the click of a fingerI’ve found a way to make these thingscome true
Rene MagritteRene Magritte was part of theSurrealist art movement.