Someone said to me that something is a work of ART, if the author/artist themselves don't first recognise it as ART. The justification given was that, if a piece of work simply mirrors what has already been recognised as ART (e.g. the Mona Lisa), it should not be called 'ART' but a replica.
1: a polished or smooth surface (as of glass) that forms images by reflection
Although I thought I hadn't bore any expectations when making this project, I was surprised that the people in the foyer showed little or no response when hearing the announcement. I thought I could take advantage of the fact that the speakers have only played music in the past, and perhaps shock the audience with a sudden 'ann...
Without a single doubt, the pencil, charcoal and ink drawings by the famous Italian artists were incredible. I have seen similar drawings at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence during the summer, but the collection at the Ashmolean was a lot more abundant.
The exhibition also included a contemporary response from Jenny Saville.
This week ended with my unsuccessful performance due to a technical malfuntion.
I am mad? Hell yes. Do I want to continue with performance anyhow? Hell yes.
I promised earlier on in the weekly reflections that I will try to overcome this fear of 'losing control', of 'making mistakes' and of 'failures'... I don't think I have made any progress in terms of how I feel each time I...
I honestly didn't enjoy this fair at the RCA. The atmosphere felt very hostile, perhaps due to the fact the galleries exhibiting were trying to sell their work. It saddened me to see such little variety in terms of materials and content - it made it seem that the only British art that is marketable consists of painting and sculpture.
This was highly disturbing, but also very interesting. I assume what were high voltage electricity wires, had bird claws attached here and there.
This video made me think of the drawing workshops in the beginning of the Foundation course. We had to draw 20 minutes of a movie. Though in this video, the artist drew on top of a moving scene - I think this somehow adds more to the dra...