Principles for Interpreting Art

The article by Terry Barett states that: “Interpretation is also the most important aspect of criticism because a responsible interpretation necessarily includes description, and because a thorough interpretation of a work of art, which results in an understanding of the art, renders judgement much easier and perhaps superfluous. Judgement of a work of art without …

How to make the most of ‘slow looking’ in London art galleries

Thanks to my tutor, Diana, I came across an article that discusses curator Matthew Gale’s interest of slowing people down in Museums. Author states that “He’s planning “slow looking” events to help people see the pictures properly by discussing the artist’s imagery, structure and techniques. The exercise is, he observes, “a challenge in this day …

Interpreting Art in Museums and Galleries

This excerpt from Interpreting Art discusses a very important matter: Art provides opportunities for a number of things. For those who engage with it in social contexts, it can provide content for discussion, a basis for social interaction and a way of understanding one’s identity and that of one’s companions. is social interaction may take …

DEMO for APP

Moving forward I have decided to take a step back – confusing, right? I realized through thorough research that new tech such as 3D and VR are difficult to develop. Thus I would like to simplify the main idea by keeping the initial intervention incorporated. I have contacted a graphic designer who will help me …

Intervention 3.0

I have came into contact with five different photographers and shared my project idea. Two out of the five agreed to meet; Antoine De Bronac and Brice Lannay. I did something very simple as an intervention. I took my smartphone out, navigated to their website and selected a photograph. I said “What’s the story”. Each …

CASE STUDY ART TIPS

I discovered art history newsletter « Artips » through further research. This service sends out newsletters thrice a week providing readers with anecdotes on art works.   Interpretation: I think the idea is quite interesting. The service however lacks aesthetic in my opinion. It has quite a lot of potential if it were to be attached to …

MARINA ABRAMOVIC

I have been fond of the contemporary artist and performer Marina Abramovic for a long time. I decided to read her autobiography in seek of inspiration. Half way through I have underlined two important quotes that stay with me and my project.   J’ai compris plus tard ce qui faisait l’importance de cette expérience. Elle …

FEEDBACK 01/08

POSITIVE   The layout of the learning log is good. Easy to access and navigate. Academic side is evident, it has all the buttons it needs. Pressing all the right buttons academically but also creatively. If someone who had no idea what the website was about they would very easily understand it is a study …

Intervention 2.0

The idea is to ask people what they would have to say about the following photography in 140 caracters. I started out with Twitter’s symbolic word count of 140. I then realised that people were able to make it sooo much shorter than that when they had a word count. The outcomes of the intervention …