Is you work - “self reflexive painting’? Or ‘Meta’ painting? Study - Las Meninas, by Diego Velázquez, and read Michel Foucault’s essay on the painting. The Pygmalion Effect: From Ovid to Hitchcock/ Victor Stoichita. The Self-Aware Image: An Insight into Early Modern Meta-Painting https://webspace.yale.edu/wood/reviewofstoichita.htm Research the work of Andrew Grassie and study his statement on his painting at this link; http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/re
Richard wentworth – found object random vs unrandom Mauritzio Catalan – secular and ordinary reference Mark Wallinger – patining reference àG. Orwell George Stubbs - western horse painting Ged Quinn- redo and reinforce the old painting(tranformation), making the meaning being different Casper David Friedrich- dead tree --> symbolic of secred & how to use the symbolic within nowadays context. Maybe come across different culture chinese painting horse and western horse meaning.
We discussed the idea of the everyday and what this term might mean – is it reliant on an urban setting for you? We looked at the photographs of Gregory Crewdson and Jeff wall – Crewdson, creates a sense of cinematic uncertainty and suspense in the otherwise quiet American suburbs – however, there is a tendency to be over-theatrical. Wall, at his most subtle suggests modest ruptures in the everyday and routine. You should ask how he achieves this – context, setting, the quiet