What is most important is that you write a response which is appropriate to the art you are speaking about. Of course, giving the reader certain information before other points are made makes more sense— for instance a physical description of the work should come before interpretive points, which rely on a knowledge of the physical description of the work. Be prepared to spend some time at the gallery, take notes, make sketches, ask for reproductions if they are available, ask if you can take some photographs if you want to refer to these while writing.
He emerged on the American art scene at the time that Abstract Expressionism was dominant, and through the course of his practice he challenged the gestural abstract painting and the model of the heroic, self-expressive artist championed by that movement.
Born in Port Arthur, Texas, Rauschenberg studied at a variety of art schools including the experimental Black Mountain College outside of Asheville, North Carolina, where the artist and former Bauhaus instructor Josef Albers was his teacher.
There, his mentors and collaborators included the composer John Cage, the artist Cy Twomblyand the choreographer Merce Cunninghamwith whom he would collaborate on more than twenty dance compositions.
As his career began to gather steam in New York in the mids, he also began a crucial dialogue with the artist Jasper Johns that shaped the work of both: The series is emblematic of a lifetime of experimentation with the ways the deluge of images in modern media culture could be transmitted and transformed.
Show full text Wikipedia entry Introduction Milton Ernest "Robert" Rauschenberg October 22, — May 12, was an American painter and graphic artist whose early works anticipated the pop art movement.
Rauschenberg is well known for his "Combines" of the s, in which non-traditional materials and objects were employed in innovative combinations.
Rauschenberg was both a painter and a sculptor and the Combines are a combination of both, but he also worked with photography, printmaking, papermaking, and performance. He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in He became the recipient of the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts in in recognition of his more than 40 years of fruitful artmaking.
Rauschenberg lived and worked in New York City as well as on Captiva Island, Florida until his death from heart failure on May 12, Read through all our art reviews, and discover the best rated artists, paintings and collections. The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue.
Calligraphy: Calligraphy, the art of beautiful handwriting.
The term may derive from the Greek words for “beauty” (kallos) and “to write” (graphein). It implies a sure knowledge of the correct form of letters—i.e., the conventional signs by which language can be communicated—and the skill to make them with such.
Forty years ago today, on October 8, , the Shroud of Turin Research Project (STURP) team began their historic, first ever in-depth scientific examination of the Shroud of Turin in a makeshift "laboratory" in the Royal Palace of Turin.
The examination took place over a period of five days and nights, from October 8 through 13, Current Gallery Exhibit: (click here to view and purchase the artwork) The Bleeding Encyclopedia by Frau Sakra Artist Reception: Friday, November 9.
Visual Description. The simplest visual description uses ordinary words to convey what the writer sees. First he or she must look at the subject – slowly, carefully, and repeatedly, if possible – to identify the parts that make the whole.