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07/05/2013

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If you're not in room 214, then you're not doing it right lol

 
 
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Sketch of the altarolo conrilievi di storie della vita di Gesù.

After going around Rome and taking in so much. I have found my favorite piece of art. It was hard to make the decision with so much wonderful art I saw today, like the statue of hades with Aphrodite and his 3 headed dog. It was so life like because of how the the sculpture was molded where hades was grabbing her leg and it actually was made to look remarkably real. Also to the comparison of Raphael work and berninis. Seeing them in picture are great, but when you are present right in front of them. I just don't know what to say. It's so overwhelming. To the point, my favorite was the altarolo conrilievi di storie della vita du Gesù made by Matthias Wallbaum. He was breathe taking how he could sculpt this wonderful price with so much detail with so little room. This piece is filled Angels, gladiators, priest, popes, saints, dragons, and to finish it off at the top is Jesus crucified. Such an astonishing asymmetrical piece. If you have not seen it. Look it up, I promise it's worth it.

 
 

Harun Farocki

After watching his video I realized that he mostly recorded religious things. One of my favorite things he showed the viewers was the foot print of the devil and the hand print of Jesus. Many people would walk up and place their foot on the foot print and many people would place their hands and crosses on the hand print of Jesus hoping for a blessing. I believe he made this video to show is most of the interactable pieces that we could see and show our respects to. His audience beings stay religious showing the audience all these wonderful religious pieces that people could interact with and experience things that they haven't done so before. His video is inviting like a promotion to go to these places. It lures us into it and wants us and allows us to go to it, around it, and interact with it. His work is very affective in how he creates a lure to the audience.

 

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06/28/2013

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1. Marisa Merz

Painting/drawing/ multimedia

In most of her compositions she uses variations of colors. I find her work very interesting and relaxing because there is a lot of free movement.

2. Walter De Maria

Sculpture

His work is very unique. I have never seen this type of media used before to make a very dynamic composition.

3.Varda Caivano

Painting

In his work he has variety of lines and color. There is a lot of free movement and contrast.

4. Kamikaze Loggia

Architectural

He uses a variety of media like wood to build houses and also uses people. He creates dynamic compositions with movement of people.

5. Enrico David

Mixed media

His work consist of cloth like material. It looks soft making the viewer want to interact with it. He show great contrast in the orange and black pieces.

6. Henrik Olesen

Mixed media

His work consist of human oriented parts. He uses the word sex a lot and human like parts.

7. Sarah Lucas

Sculpture

She reflects upon a lot of men. She tends to blow parts out of porportion creating contrast in scale.

8. James Lee Byars

Sculpture

His work seems to be made of gold. It gives me the sense that it is trying to give me a message with the letters engraved on the pieces. I would really like to figure out what those letters mean.

9. Mark Manders

Sculpture

He tends to remake human body parts. In one of his pieces, he makes a woman like figure trying to balance her self on the edge of a table. Giving balance to the composition.

10. Carol Rama

Painting

The material she uses seems to look vintage or old. The color gives it a look like it was created a while back. These pieces contrast from other art pieces because of its rarity.

11. John bock

Sculpture

He uses contrast by using light and darkness. He also creates a lot if shapes with tr shadows adding more to his composition.

12. Hans josephsohn

Sculpture

It looks like he uses clay a lot combined with earthy like material such as dirt or sand. He also likes to make human like parts.

13. Danh Vo

Mixed Media

In his work he uses wood or cloth to create a dynamic composition. In his work it seems like things were hung up and these dark shaded areas were left behind.

14. James Richards

Photography/ Video/ Mixed Media

He uses crosshatching a lot. He has a broad variety of different composition axe with different media like water. He creates vibrations in the water and records the ripples it creates.

15. Daniel Hesidence

Painting

The technique he uses a lot is monochromatic with cyan. When I look at his pieces I see pets like cats or dogs.

16.Geta Bratesco

Mixed Media

She has a broad variety of color in most of her work. She uses a lot of the thread to create such dynamic and unique composition.

17. Harun Farocki

Video

Most of his work has to do with religion. Most all of what he records is interactable

18. Helen Marten

Sculpture/ Mixed Media

She uses a variety if media. She uses wood, cardboard, steel, and fruit. She Mostly enjoys working with fruit and human like parts like faces.

19. Simon Denny

Sculpture

His work is very effective because it makes the viewer want to walk around it and look to see what's on the other side. So it creates movement. The scale of his work resemble the real things in life.

20. Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

Painting

He really uses contrast to help lure people to see what composition he has created. It very effective on how he used the whiteness of the wall to draw the viewer in closer to see the design he has created.

21. Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys

Video

They use alot if styrofoam. Their work is unique because they add a story to their work.

22. Pamela Rosenkranz

Video/ Mixed Media

The sounds don't really work for the composition because the sound doesnt pertain or have anything to do with the work.

23. Trisha Donnelly

Sculpture

In this piece she really defined a focal point. It draws your eye to it and makes you look up close at te scrapes it has and makes you wonder how it got them.

24. Rudolf Stingel

Monographs/ Painting

There is alot of geometric shapes along with repetition of shapes. The floors and walls are covered by rugs that have symmetrical compositions.

25. Yüksel Arslan

Painting/ Mixed Media

He uses alot of human elements like faces. He also has alot asymmetrical, symmetrical, and geometrical shapes.

26. Christopher Williams

Photography

He takes most of his pictures and makes them black and white except for one. It is a picture of a magazine cover that has people with hats on that have different countries written on them. I feel like he is trying to bring the world together.

27. Katrín Sigurdardóttir

Sculpture

This composition is very affective because it moves you around the while composition. The view from above is fascinating because you see a variety I both geometric and organic shapes.

28. Lawrence Weiner

Word Art

I find his work very welcoming. It welcomes everyone from around the world because it has a variety of languages written.

29. Mathias Poledna

Film/ Sketching

The process of how he makes the film is amazing. He goes from sketching, layouts, animation, and backgrounds.

 
 
Looking forward to seeing all the different art styles.