Demonstrate your understanding of the design process by discussing the processes and methodologies utilised in developing the design solution for Property development using solar power
In property development there is a dominant theoretical method for implementing designs in relation to products. This theory is one that has been tried and tested and has come to form an established norm in the construction of developing property. However, as is very often the case with property, the requirement of developing such a […]
Summary and Critical Reading In Baudrillard’s chapter, we can see that the notion of art in relation to its surroundings and the way in which it is experienced is the main focus of the author. Essentially, he suggests that the source of presentation is key in contemporary art and design. He suggests that contemporary presentation […]
The Rise and Absorption of Minimalist Art: From the Post Modern Aesthetic Image to the Product of Global Consumerism
Minimalism is a movement that occurred throughout the arts and acted in many ways as a reaction against the indulgence and pretentiousness of modernism. On seeing the role of aesthetics emphasising a splendour in art and design that was married to the rational notion of ‘the sublime’ put forward by the philosopher Immanuel Kant, a […]
Conceptual and Minimal Art were overlapping and connected twentieth century artistic movements which developed strongly in the 1960s, and which were characterised by a reaction against more traditional forms of representational art. The aims of both could perhaps be summarised by ‘non-perceptual and non-aesthetic’ since both conceptual and minimal art aimed to undermine the notion […]
Walter Benjamin’s “aura” and Screen Based Software Art: Aesthetics and Value Scrutinised. Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
Introduction In the past few decades, the ways of doing and thinking about art have radically changed due to the use of specialised technology to assist artistic practices and to enhance the experience of art. Especially after the turn of the millennium and the relief that nothing “terrible” was going to happen to our beloved […]
Cite examples of painters working in different styles (field = Rothko, gestural = Jackson Pollock). Refer to established critics (Clement Greenberg, Harold Rosenberg as supporting evidence for your argument. Illustrate your essay with specific examples. The term abstract expressionist was first used in 1919 to describe the paintings of the Russian Wassily Kandinsky. I have […]
The dialogue between art and technology: The aesthetics and value of screen based software art. Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
Aims The aim of this essay is to trace the development and impact of software art and to explore the central debates about its value, legitimation, and social function. Introduction This dissertation will offer a critical presentation of software art and the new experiences it offers by challenging the boundaries between the artist and the […]
How is the photograph used as a public and private object? Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
Photographer Sally Mann, using images of her naked children. Richard Billingham and the photographs of his family. Consider the notion of constructing an identity through domestic photography. The family album as narrative, consider what we exclude – death, despair etc. Introduction Perhaps the family album is a kind of back-up memory for the brain? In […]
“Anti-Pub” movement. Illustrate your essay with specific examples. 1. Introduction iThis dissertation is an investigation of the anti-pub (short for publicité or advertising) movement in France. The movement’s roots are discussed and considered in regard of a number of twentieth century concerns, including fears of subliminal advertising published in the 1950s in America. Continental anxieties […]