Postmodernism- Appropriation Painting
An introduction to postmodern practice centred on the technique of appropriation. The students use a previous masterpiece as a basis for creating a work that is altered physically and conceptually through wit and irony. A study of postmodern artists working with appropriation to create new meanings in artworks.
This is an introduction into architecture and ideology as students start to recognise that built structures are often designed to evoke ideas. the students look at Gaudi's buildings and designs and identify the influence of nature and art nouveau in his practice. they then create these ceramic pots in his style.
A subjective exploration of portraiture and self portraiture as students create a portrait to communicate aspects of themselves to the viewers.