Exhibition visit – ‘Los Caprichos’, Goya / Dalí

Los caprichos (1797-98), Francisco Goya (1746 - 1828) Los caprichos (1977), Salvador Dalí (1904 ­– 1989) I just visited an exhibition called 'Del Capricho al Disparate' (Spanish, from caprice to absurdity). The works are an appropriation by Dalí of Goya's series Los caprichos, which includes 80 prints in aquatint and etching. It's been some months since assignment… Continue reading Exhibition visit – ‘Los Caprichos’, Goya / Dalí

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Part 4, Project 3 (A sense of place) – New Topographics

New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape, 1975 Shift from traditional portrayals of landscape; industrial development, growing urbanity America in the 70s, effect of man on landscape. Photographers: Robert Adams, Lewis Baltz, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Joe Deal, Frank Gohlke, Nicholas Nixon, John Schott, Stephen Shore, and Henry Wessel, Jr.; all shot black and white… Continue reading Part 4, Project 3 (A sense of place) – New Topographics

Project 3 (Place in art) – Exercise 3

Exercise 3 Gallery or site visit  Sketchbook notes Ciudad Mujer (Woman City) 1, 2 & 3, Susy Kitchen, Venezuela, 2016 Graphite on paper, 30" x 40" Combination of place and woman; a city within a woman, woman is city. Bored expressions. People as one with towns, cities, houses. Places are people. Soft, delicate, smooth, gradient, light vs.… Continue reading Project 3 (Place in art) – Exercise 3