Known for his bold, grotesque, emotionally charged and raw imagery, Francis Bacon was born on the 28th of October and died on the the 28th of April 1992. His abstracted figures are typically isolated in glass or steel geometrical cages, against flat, nondescript backgrounds. Bacon took up painting in his early 20s but worked sporadically and […]Read more "SELF INITIATED PROJECT. ARTIST RESEARCH : FRANCIS BACON"
Housed within an edifice that attributes its influence from modernist architecture sits Antony Gormley’s exhibition titled ‘Fit’. Upon entry into this well lit space and walking down the hall, I was welcomed by the gallery assistant who offers a map displaying a maze of the works exhibited, after which a little passage way leads up […]Read more "GALLERY VISITS AND EVALUATION: ANTONY GORMLEY"
LOUISE BOURGEOIS Hosted in one of the art rooms the Tate Modern has created for the display of works by individual artists, Louis Bourgeois’ work features themes that are common placed with her general body of work; family, the human body, sexuality, love, death, fear and birth amongst other human experiences. The extensive […]Read more "GALLERY VISITS AND EVALUATION: LOUIS BOURGEOIS"
JOHN REUSS John Reuss work spotlights the subject of alienation, loneliness and continuous battle for equilibrium between the human being and its inner self. Consistent is the theme and impression that space and time of no relevance but a place where unadulterated emotions with lack of definition to the figures feature in. […]Read more "SELF INITIATED PROJECT. ARTIST RESEARCH : JOHN REUSS"
SOCIAL ALIENATION Social Alienation a Sociological concept developed by several classical and contemporary theorists, is ”a condition in social relationships reflected by a low degree of integration or common values and a high degree of distance or isolation between individuals, or between an individual and group of people in community or work environment”. The concept […]Read more "SELF INITIATED PROJECT : ALIENATION ( Theoretical Research II )"
ALIENATION definition examples and/or illustrations other useful sources bibliography Definition noun The act of alienating. The state of being alienated. A transfer of the title of property by one person to another; conveyance. The state of being withdrawn or isolated from the objective world, as through indifference or disaffection. The lack of correlation in […]Read more "SELF INITIATIVE – ALIENATION ( Theoretical Research )"