Lee Ufan

I want to study gestural drawings/art and ideas around expression. I learned that for Lee Ufan, each gesture is a continuation of a single moment lived through the body, first as the artist’s physical performance by painting and the again when viewer encounter the work and experience how these repetitive marks articulate the experience of […]

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ASSIGNMENT ONE

In preparation for your first assignment, take some time to review the sketchbook and project work that you have completed for Part One. If you haven’t already done so, record your reflections in your learning log/blog. Think about the ideas and approaches explored and what you have thought about and learnt. It may be helpful […]

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ASSIGNMENT ONE

In preparation for your first assignment, take some time to review the sketchbook and project work that you have completed for Part One. If you haven’t already done so, record your reflections in your learning log/blog. Think about the ideas and approaches explored and what you have thought about and learnt. It may be helpful […]

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RESEARCH POINT 3

Jessica Warboys view her works, listen her describe her process (LINK 12) Sea Paintings (2015-16) was done on sea-soaked canvas – power was given to the sea and wind to move the pigment on the different canvasses which were also placed at different locations and then put together in the studio. I have looked at […]

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Julie Mehretu : Virtual Views with MoMA

Zoom conversation with Moma by Jodi Hauptman, Julie Mehretu, and Samatha Friedman on 24 June 2021. Conversation/discussion on Cezanne and the work of Julie Mehretu. The first discussion was looking at drawings as a particular way of thinking; the artist trying to making sense of the world through looking and trying to deal with a […]

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RESEARCH POINT 2

JACKSON POLLOCK Hans Namuth’s film. link 10 Makes me aware of how the film is a medium by showing the process of Pollock’s making, made the general public aware of how he works and in that way made the work accessible in 1951, as well as presenting an idea that art is a performance, it […]

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PROJECT 5 Considering Painting

Exercise1.4 Contextual Focus Read the text by Lee Ufan, ‘Robots and Painters’ fromed. Myers, Terry (2011) Painting: Documents Of Contemporary Art, London: Whitechapel Gallery and The MIT Press, p. 63-65. The extract is available to read on the OCA student site via the following link, or is listed as a course resource also available on the student […]

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PROJECT 4 Things perform for you

Exercise 1.3 Using one of the tools (pendulum, piping bag, hair, a ball, a bag of paint, a bat and ball etc) explored in exercise 1.2 add/develop another element that removes your gesture from the process of mark-making. For example; you could attach a leaking bag to a mechanical toy, wind it up and let […]

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PROJECT 3 Visual reflection

Exercise 1.2. Mapping/diagram Create a series of maps or flow diagrams that enable you to reflect on the processes involved in making the studies from exercise 1 and 1.1. The aim is to reflect on your explorations in ways that allow you to represent your process and its outcomes in a free flowing, visual and […]

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PROJECT 2 Alternative painting tools

“Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.” J Pollock Exercise 1.1 Painting without the brush Below is a video that is part of a series of Live Drawing Performances which started in 2013 and developed as an international community that takes place in many locations over the world. Preparation for the exercise […]

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