PART FOUR SITE (TOPIC 3)

TOPIC 3 : SITE SPECIFICITY EXERCISE 4.5 PHENOMENOLOGY AND MINIMALISM Look up the writings of Edmund Husserl and Maurice Merleau-Ponty and summarise three of their main points in relation to Minimalism in your learning log. I first educated myself with regards to how phenomenology and minimalism is defined. According to...

PART FOUR SITE (TOPIC 2)

TOPIC 2: INSTITUTIONAL CRITIQUE EXERCISE 4.2 TRANSPARENCY Research the types of galleries and cultural institutions where you live. What are you able to find out about them? Record your findings in your sketchbook in a form you find appropriate. Are they privately or publicly funded; who runs them; who sits...

PART FOUR RESEARCH POINTS

RESEARCH POINT 1 Research some of the artists that subsequently emerge as a result of these shifts. Look up: Kurt Schwitters, Merzbau, 1937; Marcel Duchamp, 1200 Bags of Coal, 1938; Roy Lichtenstein, Stretcher Frame, 1968. Look at installation images of exhibitions by Frank Stella,Kenneth Noland and Helen Frankenthaler. Kurt Schwitters...

PART FOUR: SITE (TOPIC 1)

TOPIC ONE THE WHITE CUBE Exercise 4 Display To the contemporary artist, this is quite an unfamiliar approach. Look at your work in the studio, choose a work – it could be finished or in progress, if it is on a table, place it on the floor, or if on...