Monday, September 15, 2003


By the first lesson of next year you MUST have completed the following:

 Complete any unfinished work from this year. This means all of your preparatory pages for project one, Your Leonardo Anatomy painting plus all of the bandage, plastering and painting etc. on your sculpture. All of the work journal studies for project two that have been started this year (all Rome and Anguillara) There is absolutely no acceptable excuse for not being up to date with this work.

Next : Research for Project Two:

 Produce a minimum of FIVE A3 sheets in which you illustrate and write notes about 6 or more pieces of work by a variety of artists who have worked from architecture and/or your other chosen theme: (machinery, portrait/human figure or landscape). As always – describe your own response to the work rather than only writing when biographical details (when they died, if they liked cheese etc.)


 “Futurist” artists (machinery, speed, energy) Balla, Severini, Boccioni, Carra,
 Human figure into abstracted forms : Matisse, Kandinsky, Picasso, Dufy, Bacon, Kiff, Cooper, Hardie,
 Canaletto, Guardi, Turner (views of Venetian buildings and landscapes )
 Pannini, Bellotto, Piranesi (Roman buildings and landscapes)
 Eduardo Paolozzi (machines, technology)
 Pop Art - Roy Lichtenstein, Jim Dine, Claes Oldenburg, Richard Hamilton (cars, jets etc)
 Jean Tinguely, Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst. (sculptures from scrap machinery)
 Stuart Davis, Charles Sheeler (American buildings)
 LS Lowry (English factories, human figures and industrial lanscapes)
 Fernand Leger (machinery, buildings and people– semi cubist style)
 Giorgio DeChirico (Surreal metaphysical industrial and urban landscapes)
 Rembrandt, Gentileschi, Michelangelo, Titian, Goya, Velazquez, Raphael, Da Vinci, Kossoff, Jenny Saville, Lucien Freud, Auerbach, Rustin, Tom Wood, Degas, Lautrec, Gwen John etc etc. (portraits and people)

Don’t just rely on this list. Find others out for yourself. Do make sure that the work you copy and write about is primarily of buildings and/or your other chosen theme.

Here are some web sites that may help with your research:

 The final part of your research task is to produce FIVE (minimum) A3 sheets researching architecture from outside of Europe. These drawn, painted and written sheets should compare different built structures from a number of cultures and time periods. For example:

Pyramids in Egypt Aztec pyramids
Hindu Temples in India Japanese Buddhist temples
Moslem minarets in Turkey Native American tents and totem poles.

You must illustrate them in detail and then write about their features, uses, status and importance within their specific societies. Compare and contrast buildings with similar functions from diverse cultures. Why do buildings made at different times by different societies often look so different?

These TEN (minimum) sheets are all going to be pages for your project 2 Work Journal. Make them wonderful. Don’t just use pencil. They must all be in glorious shading/colour. The written notes are crucial to your grade should be well presented and thoughtfully integrated with the imagery. Start Year 11 the right way!

See me for paper (or help if you are confused!) MR MORGAN

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