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Sandy skoglund

  1. 1. Sandy Skoglund By: Emory Lewman
  2. 2. Life Time <ul><li>Sandy’s nationality is American </li></ul><ul><li>Born in 1946 </li></ul><ul><li>Her style is photo surrealism </li></ul><ul><li>She usually used cibachrome color or pigmented inkset </li></ul>
  3. 3. Education <ul><li>She majored in art studio and art history at Smith college </li></ul><ul><li>Then later she received a degree in film making, but she ended up not bring able to afford this job </li></ul><ul><li>She has her master of art and masters of fine art </li></ul>
  4. 4. Achievements <ul><li>Sandy work as a professor at Hartford </li></ul><ul><li>She is a self taught photographer </li></ul><ul><li>She lived in New York </li></ul><ul><li>Her surrealist works are characterized with overwhelming colors </li></ul>
  5. 6. Radioactive Cats <ul><li>1981 </li></ul><ul><li>Offset </li></ul><ul><li>65x81 cm </li></ul>
  6. 8. Walking on Egg Shells <ul><li>2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Pigmented inkset </li></ul><ul><li>12x16 </li></ul>
  7. 10. Breathing Glass <ul><li>2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Cibachrome color photograph </li></ul><ul><li>39x52 </li></ul>
  8. 12. At the Shore <ul><li>1994 </li></ul><ul><li>Cibachrome color photograph </li></ul><ul><li>11x14 </li></ul>
  9. 14. Picnic on Wine <ul><li>2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Pigmented photograph </li></ul><ul><li>42 h 153 l </li></ul>
  10. 16. Maybe Babies <ul><li>Cibachrome color </li></ul><ul><li>29x37 </li></ul>
  11. 18. Revenge of the Goldfish <ul><li>1981 </li></ul><ul><li>Cibachrome color </li></ul><ul><li>27x35 </li></ul>
  12. 20. Fresh Hybrid <ul><li>2008 </li></ul><ul><li>38x48 </li></ul><ul><li>Color photograph </li></ul>
  13. 21. Closer Look
  14. 23. Description <ul><li>A completely yellow room </li></ul><ul><li>One man sleeping on the floor with a yellow blanket </li></ul><ul><li>With hundreds of red guns and red army men pointing the guns to him </li></ul><ul><li>His hands are on his head in distress </li></ul>
  15. 24. Interpretation <ul><li>This picture shows how distressed the everyday man was with the pressure of atomic warfare </li></ul><ul><li>It shows how government problems can harm everyday people very emotionally </li></ul>
  16. 25. Analysis <ul><li>The use of repetition with the red guns and soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>Also these weapons make a pattern which frames the sleeping man </li></ul><ul><li>Guns point to the man as the focal point </li></ul>
  17. 26. Judgment <ul><li>I find this to be one of Sandy’s best pictures </li></ul><ul><li>I love the contrast of the dark red and bright yellow </li></ul><ul><li>I also appreciate the strong symbolism </li></ul>
  18. 27. Inspiration <ul><li>Sandy was always a big appreciator of all the arts. She never did quite focus on just one field of the arts seeing that she majored in art history and film and other fields. </li></ul><ul><li>But soon enough Sandy began looking into photography and she eventually even taught herself the skill. </li></ul><ul><li>All forms of art were quite inspiring to Sandy and she was quite the appreciator of them all. </li></ul>
  19. 28. Inspiration <ul><li>Sandy could be inspired by anything, her most famous picture, Radio Active Cats, was inspired to her through a dream </li></ul><ul><li>She does a lot of meticulous work on each scenery, some even take her 6 months to a year! </li></ul><ul><li>Each shoot takes one day, all clay figures are sculpted by Sandy herself </li></ul>
  20. 29. Inspiration <ul><li>&quot;I think my life is completely upside down because I dream about ordinary life...going shopping, to the hairdresser.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Sandy has many absurd and interesting thoughts. </li></ul><ul><li>She is a creative being that can find inspiration in the symbolists things around her, such as frech fries and cheese puffs </li></ul>
  21. 30. Question 1 <ul><li>What was Sandy’s first major? </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Photo </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing </li></ul><ul><li>Film </li></ul>
  22. 31. Question2 <ul><li>What was Sandys style? </li></ul><ul><li>Documentary </li></ul><ul><li>Surrealist </li></ul><ul><li>Realist </li></ul><ul><li>None of the above </li></ul>
  23. 32. Question 3 <ul><li>How long did it take her to make her sceneries? </li></ul><ul><li>A day </li></ul><ul><li>She didn’t make them </li></ul><ul><li>6 months-a yr </li></ul><ul><li>1 week </li></ul>
  24. 33. Bibliography