Monthly Archives: March 2014

Research Assignment – Albert Oehlen and Cecily Brown – Sabrina Yau

            A recurring technique in Albert Oehlens’ “FM” paintings is the smearing of paint across the canvas. He believes in process, and therefore does not have an idealized concept of the image in the early stages … Continue reading

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Contemporary Historical – NR

“Historical Painting” is a genre of painting wherein artists depict moments from fictitious or historical narratives. The definition of “Historical Painting” has been slightly skewed, however, by the many different ways that the term is used in addressing contemporary art. … Continue reading

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Research Assignment Essay

Research Assignment Carlie Mitchell Lisa Yuskavage; ‘Teen Mom’ 1994 – Oil on Canvas Jenny Saville ‘Plan’ 1993 Oil on Canvas 274 x 213.5 cm 108 x 84 Carlie Mitchell Professor Patrick Howlett Visual Arts 3310 Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 Research … Continue reading

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Christina’s Research Project: Joan Semmel and Lucian Freud

Semmel turned to the figure in order to gain a personal viewpoint expressing personal and social concerns through her plastic interpretations of self-definition within her environment.[1] In her early career as an artist, Semmel confronts the viewer with a women’s … Continue reading

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January 3rd.—Christina Luzius-Vanin’s Review

The Great Upheaval; Masterpieces from the Guggenheim collection 1910-1918 This Exhibition housed many works from Guggenheim’s collection of European 20th century art which marks innovative transitions evident within 1910-1918.The show outlined the progressions of experimentation with new mythologies of production … Continue reading

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Research – Yolanda Lam

Spatial Practices // Jim Lambie and Silke Otto-Knapp Different points of departure can still reach the same arrival point. Artists do not need to share visual styles to be alike. They do not need to share the same approach. They do … Continue reading

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Cultural Identity in Contemporary Painting by Emilee Girard

The art of two contemporary artists, Birgit Megerle and Johanna Kandl explores the potential of figurative paintings in order to represent opposing perspectives on reality and historical myths.  Using photography as a preliminary stage in painting is essential for these … Continue reading

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