Something Old,  Something New Michael Lobel
It all  started with Rauschenberg in the 50’s <ul><li>The incorporation of mechanically printed, often popular images into...
Rauschenberg <ul><li>Mechanical repro vs the unique creative act </li></ul><ul><li>Forget: signature style, now photograph...
 
Rauschenberg <ul><li>With Cage- inking the tires of a car and printing on paper; collaborative and automatic </li></ul><ul...
 
Rauschenberg, Mint , 1974
 
Rauschenberg <ul><li>Rubbing or frottage technique creates a gesture. …gives a relationship with other abstract expression...
 
Warhol <ul><li>60’s: photography and painting come together, the photo silkscreen </li></ul><ul><li>Reproduce popular imag...
 
Andy Warhol,  Jackie , 1964, acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen
Warhol <ul><li>Imperfection </li></ul><ul><li>Irresolution </li></ul><ul><li>Awkwardness </li></ul><ul><li>The desire to b...
 
 
Rosenquist <ul><li>Former billboard painter </li></ul><ul><li>Fragmentary images from print advertisements </li></ul><ul><...
 
 
Artschwager and Morely <ul><li>Gridding the found photograph; painting each square , indifferent to the whole </li></ul><u...
 
 
 
 
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  1. 1. Something Old, Something New Michael Lobel
  2. 2. It all started with Rauschenberg in the 50’s <ul><li>The incorporation of mechanically printed, often popular images into works of fine art, particularly paintings. </li></ul><ul><li>A postmodern shift </li></ul><ul><li>The artist is concerned with techniques of reproduction ( and not production). </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rauschenberg <ul><li>Mechanical repro vs the unique creative act </li></ul><ul><li>Forget: signature style, now photographic art or mark making; cult of the individual </li></ul><ul><li>A low tech regression using photography not to refine painting but to emphasize qualities of awkwardness/ historical anachronism </li></ul><ul><li>Neo-dada- reassembling and arranging not creating </li></ul>
  4. 5. Rauschenberg <ul><li>With Cage- inking the tires of a car and printing on paper; collaborative and automatic </li></ul><ul><li>Combines scraps of everyday materials from newspapers to printed fabrics etc </li></ul><ul><li>1958 photo transfers: imbedding the image on the surface- images from Sports Illustrated or Life Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>34 Cantos of Dante’s Divine Comedy : Inferno </li></ul>
  5. 7. Rauschenberg, Mint , 1974
  6. 9. Rauschenberg <ul><li>Rubbing or frottage technique creates a gesture. …gives a relationship with other abstract expressionists like Motherwell and Kline. </li></ul><ul><li>Likes the old, discarded things, a quilt, rusted metal, colors of transfer drawings are faded, </li></ul><ul><li>Shuttle between past and present in imagery </li></ul>
  7. 11. Warhol <ul><li>60’s: photography and painting come together, the photo silkscreen </li></ul><ul><li>Reproduce popular imagery through a commercial technique </li></ul><ul><li>Change in scale; light tones drop out; repetition of the image by using the screen again, and again </li></ul><ul><li>The celebrity as an icon; relationship between celeb and politics </li></ul>
  8. 13. Andy Warhol, Jackie , 1964, acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen
  9. 14. Warhol <ul><li>Imperfection </li></ul><ul><li>Irresolution </li></ul><ul><li>Awkwardness </li></ul><ul><li>The desire to be a machine </li></ul><ul><li>Undermines machine-made: efficiency, streamlined, alignment </li></ul>
  10. 17. Rosenquist <ul><li>Former billboard painter </li></ul><ul><li>Fragmentary images from print advertisements </li></ul><ul><li>Pop art consumer goods....the quasi photomechanical techniques in a fine art context </li></ul><ul><li>Outmoded Life Magazine images,; grisaille techniques </li></ul>
  11. 20. Artschwager and Morely <ul><li>Gridding the found photograph; painting each square , indifferent to the whole </li></ul><ul><li>A: painting on celotex a building material-rough, textured surface which visually enlarges the surface support </li></ul><ul><li>Banal, anti-expressive </li></ul>
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